For thousands of desperate sub-Saharan Africans, it is a foreboding but tantalizingly close passage to a better life: A 20-foot-high fence guarding the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, one of only two land borders between Europe and Africa.
The rally was being held at the Place de la Republique in eastern Paris, where police have set up a security cordon. It is the latest in a series of similar gatherings in the French capital over the course of February, which have previously ended in violence.
SCRUB! Today’s @SpaceX launch scrubbed due to 2nd stage thrust vector control issue. Next earliest launch opportunity is 9:38am ET tomorrow pic.twitter.com/aliOUTLzTI— NASA (@NASA) February 18, 2017 With a mere 13 seconds remaining until blast off, SpaceX confirmed that they were “standing down” to examine one of the engine nozzles, adding that Sunday at 9.38am ET was the “next earliest launch opportunity.
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga remains on course for a first ATP title since 2015 after beating Tomas Berdych to reach the final of the Rotterdam Open.
Lavrov had just shaken hands and posed for a picture with Secretary-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano. On the way to his seat, he decided to make a snap inspection on a nearby door – and, apparently, found a wall right behind it.
The Leuven fire department has confirmed to local media that two people are in critical condition and 23 others have been injured. 14 people have already been transferred to local hospitals for treatment.
Speaking at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that while he regrets the UK’s decision to leave the EU, he respects the will of the British people.
The chain began at the site where Pope Francis gave his speech at Cruz del Migrante on the banks of the Río Grande a year ago, in which he decried forced migration as a “human tragedy.
TrendsIslamic State “In the years since 2014, Islamic State’s annual revenue has more than halved: from up to $1.9bn in 2014 to a maximum of $870mn in 2016. There are no signs yet that the group has created significant new funding streams that would make up for recent losses,” a report, released by the London-based International Center for the Study of Radicalization (ICSR) and accounting group Ernst & Young on Friday states, predicting that “with current trends continuing, the Islamic State’s ‘business model’ will soon fail.
Caroline Wozniacki will face Karolina Pliskova in the Qatar Open final after a bumper Friday of quarter and semi-final action.