The airport in Lukla is often referred to as the world's most risky because of the short runway and hard approach. Lukla is the starting point for those looking to trek to Mount Everest base camp. It is particularly busy in April as the spring mountain climbing season begins. But the impoverished country has a poor air safety record due to weak training and maintenance.
CNN analyst Harry Enten argued that South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg's personal feud with Vice President Mike Pence was a "smart move" in a Friday morning episode of "New Day". Pence went on to say Buttigieg should reflect on the importance of respecting freedom of religion for every American. Repeated past praise for WikiLeaks from Trump was not "an endorsement", Pence told CNN.
Benny Gantz, leader of Blue and White party, and his wife Revital cast their ballots as Israelis began voting in a parliamentary election, at a polling station in Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel on April 9, 2019. "We will show Israelis how their lives could look like with leadership that cares about them", he said, hinting at the long list of corruption cases in which Netanyahu and his close associate have been entangled.
Assange's seven-year hideout in Ecuador's London embassy ended dramatically yesterday when police dragged the WikiLeaks founder out of the building into a waiting van. After several hearings and appeals, a British court ordered his extradition to Sweden in 2012, but Mr. Assange failed to hand himself over and, instead, sought asylum in the Ecuadorean embassy.
Wherever Baby Sussex is welcomed into the world it's thought that hands-on Harry plans to be by his wife's side when she goes into labour. On several occasions, Markle chose to forgo the traditional loose-fitting blouses and gowns that female members of the royal family usually don and wear dresses that hugged her curves and growing baby bump instead.
He also ordered the release of all prisoners jailed by special emergency courts and the immediate lifting of a night-time curfew imposed by the council earlier this week. Mr Ibnauf, however, faces a similar predicament and has ruled out extraditing Mr Bashir. They fear the military, which is dominated by Bashir loyalists, will rule indefinitely or hand power to one of its own.
But, in an ominous note, Kim also touted his "treasured sword for defending the sovereignty of the country", an allusion to his nuclear weapons program. Analysts say it may also indicate a change in the country's constitution that concentrates more authority in the young leader. How long are we going to keep falling for this steaming pile of lies? Born in 1950, Choe is considered Kim Jong Un's right-hand man - frequently referred to as the regime's "virtual number two official", having ...
The cost to taxpayers of policing Assange's stay in the Ecuadorean embassy and his failed attempt to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning on sexual assault allegations - which went all the way to the Supreme Court - is thought to have passed £15 million.
Al Jazeera's senior political analyst Marwan Bishara said that based on all three exit polls, it is hard to see how Mr Gantz can form a government without Likud, meaning it's likely Mr Netanyahu will continue a the nation's leader for another term.
US President Donald Trump said Thursday he is considering a potential third nuclear summit with North Korea's leader. He is a second-generation revolutionary and personally knew the late Kim Jong Il, Mr Kim Jong Un's father, for over 50 years, North Korea Leadership Watch said.
It follows an earlier disaster in October when a 737 Max 8 flown by Indonesian airline Lion Air crashed, claiming the lives of 189 people. Boeing hasn't disclosed any lost orders, although Garuda Indonesia has said it will cancel an order for 49 Max jets.
The leaders of the 27 EU countries remaining in the European Union have agreed to an extension of Brexit , the chairman of EU summits said in a tweet early on Thursday. So that we can leave the European Union with a deal as soon as possible. Addressing MPs after agreeing the Halloween Brexit extension, Mrs May said it was "in the national interest" to reach a consensus.
Within this context, the U.S. should consider the possibility of Iraq siding with its neighbour in the event of a military confrontation between United States forces and Iranian-backed units in Iraq. Rouhani went on to state that "nobody cares" about the designation and Iran does not expect the global community to shun cooperation with the IRGC in response to the terror labor, despite decades of evidence connecting the IRGC to terrorist attacks in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
After Avenatti negotiated settlements for the clients that required payment to go to them, he would lie to the clients about the terms of the settlements, instead depositing the funds to attorney trust accounts he controlled, the indictment says.
The indictment , announced by the USA attorney for the District of Columbia, came a day after Craig's lawyers said he expected to be charged in the probe spun off from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Craig's indictment is part of a Justice Department crackdown on unregistered foreign lobbying and consulting. Craig and the law firm he was senior partner of were allegedly hired by the Ukrainian government to compile a report on the corruption prosecution of a former ...
Michel Barnier requested this visit to Dublin to show EU solidarity with Ireland in the week of what will be a crucial European Council meeting. European Council president Donald Tusk has recommended that leaders of the remaining 27 EU countries approve an extension of up to a year, with a break clause allowing the United Kingdom to leave as soon as it ratifies its Withdrawal Agreement.
The Self-Defense Forces had dispatched airplanes, helicopters and warships to search for the jet and pilot late Tuesday, and the search was continuing as of Wednesday morning. According to the Defense Ministry, the missing pilot was a seasoned veteran with about 3,200 hours of flight experience including about 60 hours of flying an F-35A.
Local governments in Denver, Cheyenne and elsewhere closed offices early to give workers time to commute before conditions deteriorated. In Denver, several airlines have canceled flights, and passengers are "strongly encouraged" to check in with airlines to confirm that their flights are still scheduled to fly, the Denver International Airport said in an alert on its website.
London's Metropolitan Police vowed earlier this month to arrest Assange if he were freed. Relations between Assange and his Ecuadorian hosts have turned sour in recent weeks with a series of accusations from both sides. He had claimed that he may be arrested by the USA and face charges relating to WikiLeaks's publication of hundreds of thousands of United States diplomatic cables if he was extradited to Sweden.
The polling for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 began today at 7 am and is underway. The polling for 543 Lok Sabha seats will take place in seven phases on April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19 respectively. In Bihar, voting is under way in four - Aurangabad, Gaya, Nawada and Jamui - out of 40 seats. In Uttar Pradesh, eight seats go to polls, with Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh in the fray from Muzzaffarnagar, facing off against former Union Minister Sanjeev ...
The Taliban militants group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The man, an Afghan national, was part of a convoy targeted by a suicide bomber on Monday near Bagram air base, a major hub for foreign forces in Afghanistan. Afghan forces have launched an operation to drive back the Taliban four days after the insurgents attacked and besieged an army compound in the western Badghis province.
The US official told CNN that Barr's review is separate from the ongoing work being conducted by the Justice Department's internal watchdog, Inspector General Michael Horowitz, but could not detail its precise scope nor explain how the work of US Attorney John Huber, who was also tasked with investigating surveillance matters, factors in at this stage.
Before traveling to Texas on Wednesday, Trump reiterated that he won't be releasing his tax returns while he is now under audit. On April 3, the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal did exactly that and sent a letter to the IRS formally requesting President Trump's tax returns.
MPs backed her call in a Commons vote yesterday afternoon as they approved a Government motion for Mrs May to seek an extension to June 30 by 420 votes to 110, a majority of 310. A draft copy of the summit conclusions seen by AFP before the leaders sat down to finalise it said "an extension should last only as long as necessary and, in any event, no longer than [XX.XX.XXXX]".
While there have been plenty of indicators that the Trump campaign was under surveillance, Barr's comments appear to be the closest to an official acknowledgement yet. After several years of congressional inquiries and investigations many Republican lawmakers say Barr's statements this past week have renewed their faith that there will be justice and a serious investigation to access what happened prior, during and after the 2016 election.
But nope. It was bees. "I looked into the gap with a microscope and saw something black that looked like an insect leg", said Dr Hong. The 29-year-old woman, named only by her surname He, said she had been weeding near a family member's grave when she felt something - she assumed a fleck of dirt - go into her eye.
As a full member state of the EU, Britain could in theory exercise a veto on any major policy decision. May has requested to delay the Brexit deadline until 30 June, beyond the existing Friday (12 April) - when the United Kingdom is set to leave the EU.
According to the committee's website, the hearing was called in order to "examine the threat of climate change to the United States, including national security, and the need for leadership to combat this threat". "So I think what we have laid out here is a very clear moral problem and in terms of leadership, if we fail to act or even if we delay in acting, we will have blood on our hands?" the congresswoman asked the panelists.
The Dalai Lama was rushed to a hospital Tuesday with a chest infection. "His condition is stable", informed Taklha. The Tibetan spiritual leader flew from Dharmsala in India for consultations with doctors in New Delhi and was taken to hospital on Tuesday.
Tourists ought to embark on a trip to Uganda and take pleasure in the attractions of the country, the president affirmed. Kim Endicott of Costa Mesa, California , was released by her abductors over the weekend and was to be turned over to the US ambassador Monday, Ugandan police said.