Day: September 19, 2017

(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stepped up the Trump administration’s critique of so-called sanctuary cities on Tuesday, saying local and state policies to limit cooperation with immigration enforcement are a criminal’s “best friend.” Sessions’ remarks, at a gathering of law enforcement authorities in Portland, Oregon, came days after repudiation of his stance against
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A major earthquake of magnitude 7.1 struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 119 people in several states and toppling buildings in the heavily populated capital where rescuers searched frantically for survivors under the rubble. Thousands of people ran out into the streets in panic, and millions lost electricity when
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SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday the country is pushing to ensure security at the upcoming Pyeongchang Olympic Games amid the escalating standoff over North Korea’s nuclear weapons programs. During a meeting in New York with International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, Moon said that South Korea has always hosted
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The deputy foreign minister of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan cannot understand the noise about the statement of the foreign minister Edward Nalbandyan on the settlement of the Karabakh conflict. During the 6th Armenia-Diaspora conference one of the participants asked Shavarsh Kocharyan to explain which territories Edward Nalbandyan meant which are not a threat to Artsakh. “I
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The Armenian Republican Party does not have an official decision on the candidate for prime minister after 2018, Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan told reporters during the 6th Armenia-Diaspora Conference. The reporters asked him to comment on statements by some Republicans that they see no alternative to Serzh Sargsyan for the position of prime minister after
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During the 6th Armenia-Diaspora conference today a Diaspora Armenian asked Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan why no farmers, no opposition leaders have been invited to the conference. “Today I would like to see one or two farmers here who would speak about their bad situation, I would like to see some of the opposition fighters. For
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