The downpour on Sunday raised water levels in the Liujiang River and four of its tributaries in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region above the warning level on Monday. Fourth grader Yang Shan, who lives in downtown Changsha, distributed ropes and filled sandbags for soldiers to carry to the riverbank. In Hubei alone, 16,000 people are on high alert for flooding.
Qatar plans to increase gas production from its giant North Field, raising the country's liquefied natural gas (LNG) output by 30 percent, the chief executive of Qatar Petroleum said on Tuesday. In relation to the gas output hike, Al-Kaabi said Qatar wanted the increase to form part of a joint venture with worldwide companies. Qatar's Energy and Industry Minister Mohammed Al-Sada said earlier that his country was committed to all bilateral agreements signed with its partners in all fields, ...
People with a legitimate reason for not being able to deposit old 500 and 1,000-rupee notes - like those in prison - can not be denied the right to swap the outlawed currency for new notes, the Supreme Court said today, asking the government to explain how it will help these citizens by the 17th of this month.
President Duterte had imposed military rule across the insurgency- wracked region of Mindanao in May, hours after hundreds of gunmen waving black IS flags occupied parts of Marawi city and triggered deadly clashes. The martial law declaration has strong support in Congress, which is dominated by Mr. Duterte's allies. Mr. Duterte has said that he might declare martial law throughout the Philippines if Islamist rebels gain footholds elsewhere in the country.
SDF fighters were battling Islamic State yesterday inside the eastern district of Al-Senaa, which the jihadists retook after an initial advance by the US-backed forces last month. According to the statement, Daesh militants were using the historical wall as a fighting position, planting improvised explosive devices and mines between several of the gaps in the wall.
Following the session of the working group, there will be a number of bilateral meetings at the level of delegations' heads and experts. An agreement signed by regime backers Moscow and Tehran and rebel-backer Ankara to carve out four "de-escalation zones" in Syria was seen as a potential breakthrough towards calming a conflict that has claimed an estimated 320,000 lives.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, not too humid. South wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Into the weekend, both Saturday and Sunday now look like they will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy with highs in the mid/ upper 90s and winds from the south/ southeast at 5-15 miles per hour.
One of the phone calls was eight minutes long, according to Asianet News. Dileep and Nadir Shah also handed over the recordings of the calls that they have received. The police are, however, investigating the case all possible angles and also looking at a conspiracy angle after one of the accused has said during the interrogation many top actors from Malayalam film industry are involved.
Sheriff's officials in the northern Wisconsin county say the small plane left Chicago for a fishing trip to Canada when it went down in a forested area near Catawba about 3:20 Saturday morning. However, the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are en route to assist with the investigation. In a statement to WSAW-TV, the DeMauro family expressed gratitude for the outpouring of support.
Move over Gal Gadot, another Israeli woman is set to steal the Hollywood headlines: singer Daniela Pick has gotten engaged to boyfriend Quentin Tarantino . "Yes, there's joy in our family". Tarantino's passion and dedication to cinema is legendary, like owning and running the New Beverly Cinema to preserve 35mm film projection when the whole world has turned digital.
Macron was also mocked in the media, with left-wing newspaper Liberation running a caricature of the president as Jupiter descending from the clouds complete with toga and lightning bolts, under the headline: "Manupiter at Versailles". Under his plan, the number of Assembly members would be cut from 577 to 385, and Senate members from 348 to 232. Emmanuel Macron has pledged to "eradicate" the militants behind the kidnapping of a French hostage after footage was posted of her online.
She warned against high expectations, noting that the summit's final communique had to be "approved unanimously". A fractious first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit with Mr Trump also left European allies wondering where the military alliance goes next.
But the 19-year-old was snared by Security Service agents posing online as a fellow extremist. On Monday, Syed, pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey court in London to preparing for acts of terrorism between April 12 and September 9 of 2016, and admitted trying to get a machine gun, handguns, a suicide vest and a bomb.
Initial trade talks between the European Union and Japan floundered back in 2013, but have been reignited in the wake of last year's referendum result, with Tokyo anxious that a hard Brexit would mean high tariffs on exports into Europe.
Tag Team Match: Sasha Banks & Bayley vs. Sasha throws Nia outside, then Nia turns her attention to Bayley on the apron. Can The Boss knock "The Goddess" off her pedestal? That didn't deter Banks though, who still managed to make Bliss tap out to send a huge message to the champion.
Several financial institutions, including Russia's VTB have already announced that they would move their European offices out of the United Kingdom capital to other cities of the continent after the country left the 28-nation bloc. Six out of 10 Britons, especially the younger generation, do not want to lose their EU citizenship following Brexit, with many prepared to pay large sums to retain rights to live, work, study and travel in the European bloc, a survey led by the London School of ...
Speaking with ZDNet, Trent Yarwood, a member of the leadership team at Australian advisory firm Future Wise, said it is not necessarily this individual breach that's the issue. Both the data for sale and the auction site itself are only accessible through the darknet - a network that can not be indexed or accessed by regular search engines or internet browsers.
The picture in question showed Beckham kissing his daughter Harper while the family was enjoying a safari trip during a recent vacation in Tanzania. Being affectionate isn't a bad thing as long as they're comfortable with it. Kudos to David Beckham for being an A+ dad, and a good example to his children! Similarly, Victoria's Instagram post also sparked a huge parenting debate, particularly when it comes to kissing children on the lips.
He said he was not behind the creation of a ministerial committee led by his deputy Teo Chee Hean to explore various options for the house, which hosted numerous early meetings of the People's Action Party which has governed Singapore since 1959.
World renowned physicist Steven Hawking said that President Donald Trump's decision to quit the Paris Climate Agreement could have catastrophic consequences for planet Earth. Hawking , who directs research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge, UK, said climate change is one of the great dangers we face, and rebuked Trump for obfuscating its existence and withdrawing the U.S.