Abadi ordered the offensive on Kirkuk and other Kurdish-held territory in retaliation to the Sept. 25 vote for independence in a referendum organized by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) – a drive that was all but crushed by the surprise attack.
The teacher from Burlington, Ont. — who also worked as a teacher in Calgary — was convicted along with Indonesian teaching assistant Ferdinand Tjiong in 2014 on charges of abusing kindergarten students at the Jakarta Intercultural School (JIS), where the children of many expatriates, diplomats and wealthy Indonesians are enrolled.
The mission said in a statement that the peacekeepers’ vehicle struck the explosive device between the northern towns of Tessalit and Aguelhok around 2:30 p.m. local time. It did not identify the nationalities of the soldiers involved.
One of Asia's most-wanted militants is still hiding out in a citу in the southern Philippines where government forces backed bу armoured vehicles and helicopters are battling gunmen linked to the Islamic State in Iraq and Sуria group, the countrу's militarу chief said Fridaу. The citу of Marawi, home
The closure of Hungary’s border with Croatia early Saturday caused redirection of thousands of people — including women and small children soaked in cold rain — farther west toward Croatia’s border with Slovenia.