Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali

Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali

There was no immediate word on Stephen McGown , a South African man who was also seized in 2011 in the northern town of Timbuktu. Rijke was released by French security forces in April 2015, but McGowan is still being held. "I don't think Stephen has been released", said Imtiaz Sooliman , head of Gift of the Givers. The Swedish foreign ministry provided no details about McGown's fate.

Trump sends Eid greetings

The Premier added that the fasting associated with Ramadan encourages mental and physical commitment to the faith and also enables families and communities to connect with one another and renew values sacred to Islam. But some criticized how much of his statement focused on terrorism. "Such acts only steel our resolve to defeat the terrorists and their perverted ideology".

Joint Korean Olympic Team Only A Concept

In May, North Korea accused USA and South Korean spy agencies of plotting to kill Kim Jong-un with some " biochemical substances ", the country's Ministry of State Security said, as quoted by AFP. Park was further infuriated by North Korea's nuclear tests in January and September 2016, and she began to publicly criticize Kim in her speeches. "The last USA administration pursued a policy of strategic patience and did not make any effort to improve its relationship with North Korea", he ...

What Narendra Modi said in the US

What Narendra Modi said in the US

India and Portugal June 24 launched a joint global startup hub soon after Narendra Modi expressed his amazement that there has been no bilateral Indian Prime Ministerial visit ever to this European nation that is home to around 70,000 people of Indian origin.

Former Devils winger Dave Andreychuk headed to Hockey Hall of Fame

His rookie campaign saw him score a record-breaking 76 goals in 84 games. "The Finnish Flash" claimed the Stanley Cup with the Ducks in 2006 as he amassed 1,457 points in 1,451 games throughout his career. Drake, 88, served as head coach of the University of Alberta for 28 years and earned six University Cup championships. Known as the "dean of coaching", he is the only coach to win a national title in both hockey and football in the same year.

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled unanimously that the ban violated federal immigration law by targeting people from certain countries without improving national security. That created the possibility that the review could be completed before the Supreme Court heard arguments in the travel ban case, rendering the dispute moot.