President Thaci awards Trump one of country's highest honours for efforts on peace and reconciliation.
Assange's lawyer says deal offered in exchange for source for the hacking of Democratic emails before 2016 election.
Dutch initiative is latest attempt to hold Syrian gov't accountable amid reports it is mistreating its own citizens.
The blockade has resulted in more than $9.8bn in lost revenue, exacerbating electricity and fuel shortages.
Voters begin to cast ballots in Minnesota, Virginia, South Dakota and Wyoming.
There is a lack of food, water and toilet facilities at Kara Tepe, forcing people to urinate in the sea and near tents.
The worst floods in Sudan in a century continue to displace thousands.
Mexican scientists recently identified the vessel as 'La Union', believed to have gone down in September 1861.
Russia-funded networks stand by embattled leader, who in turn uses their outlets to lavish praise on 'brother' Putin.
Border Guard Service says border checkpoints remain open, though controls and inspections have been strengthened.
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