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Russian Federation says its strike in Syria killed 30 al-Qaida fighters

Russian Federation says its strike in Syria killed 30 al-Qaida fighters

Adham Sahloul of the Syrian American Medical Society, which supports several hospitals in opposition areas in Syria, said it appeared the government was focusing its fire on Aleppo's medical infrastructure. " Aleppo has been under siege since July and the escalating bombardment on the eastern part of the city has rendered the medical mission almost impossible", the group said in a statement.


Trump under fire for Ivanka's presence at meet with Japan PM

Trump under fire for Ivanka's presence at meet with Japan PM

The presence of Ivanka and Kushner at the Abe meet further confirms that they will always have Trump's ear and conversely Trump is likely to seek their advice throughout his tenure. Brad Williams, a professor of global relations at the City University of Hong Kong, told CNN that the early meeting was brought on in part from Japanese concern for the future of the US-Japanese alliance and owing to practical concerns.



With wife in gallery, Cink has career-low 62 at Sea Island

Ko said. "That's why no matter what position I am, I'm the chaser". "I think it's a big boost to finish strong, especially on that closing stretch", Hughes said. "I was happy to shoot a couple under with such windy conditions". "It should be fun", Pan said. At 11 under is Swafford, Blayne Barber (63-68), Chad Campbell (66-65) and Chesson Hadley (65-66).



Thousands hold anti-PM rally in Malaysia; 17 detained

Former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad attended the mass rally Saturday after coming out in support of the protests in a video posted to YouTube this week. This marked the fifth rally organised by Bersih, which also held similar protests concurrently in two Malaysian cities on Borneo island. Police have said the Bersih rally is illegal.


Singer-Songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen dead at age 82

Singer-Songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen dead at age 82

Sony Music Canada broke the news on the artist's Facebook page . The "Hallelujah" hitmaker has passed away at the age of 82 and the hugely influential singer-and-poet has sparked a flood of videos, lyric quotations and heartfelt messages on social media.


Migrant deaths rise on Mediterranean

Migrant deaths rise on Mediterranean

The recent incidents had many factors in common, the statement said, in that numerous rubber dinghies started to take on water in bad weather, causing the vessel to sink, meaning that many on board drowned. All in all, the IOM puts the death toll for 2016 at over 4,600 so far, making it the deadliest year on record already, with several bitter winter weeks still ahead.