Political parties laud Indian Army's surgical strikes against Pakistan

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi also saluted the soldiers for the operation on Thursday. Shah also congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and the Indian Army in this regard. However the Indian armed force... More..

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by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

Duterte, 71, won elections in May in a landslide after pledging to wipe out drugs in society, vowing an unprecedented crime war in which 100,000 people would die. He said critics have portrayed him as "cousin" ...More..

Nigeria military: 8 soldiers killed in attacks by extremists
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Nigeria military: 8 soldiers killed in attacks by extremists

In the video, Shekau taunted parents of the kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls saying they will only see their daughters again if the government swaps them for detained extremist leaders. Islamic State in August appo...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Pope Francis Condemns Syrian Bombings, Saying Those Responsible Must Answer to God

The head of M10 said generators and water-storage facilities were damaged while the ICU also sustained major damage. Although the pace of attacks has slowed in the past couple of days, following a weekend of ...More..

Overcrowded bus slips off mountain road in Nepal, killing 18
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Overcrowded bus slips off mountain road in Nepal, killing 18

The latest accident occurred even as a search and rescue operation was ongoing after a vehicle crashed on Sunday, killing three people, with a former minister still missing in the swollen Trishuli river in sout...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Kerry threatens to end Syria talks

He said warlords from militants formerly known as the Nusra Front had openly spoken about foreign support, including supplies of U.S. weapons, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. On Tuesday, the Russian Foreign ...More..

Katy Perry strips down at ballot box for Funny or Die
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

Katy Perry strips down at ballot box for Funny or Die

Just one day earlier Katy sent out a tweet and a teaser image, declaring she was hoping to change the world with her clip. The 31-year-old star explained that she wanted to use her body as "click bait" in order...More..

First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at La Salle University
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

First Lady Michelle Obama to speak at La Salle University

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michelle Obama told a diverse and enthusiastic crowd in Philadelphia on Wednesday that candidates don't change once they become president and that America "needs an adult in the White House"...More..

UK judge bans publication of hacked Pippa Middleton photos
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

UK judge bans publication of hacked Pippa Middleton photos

Police arrested a 35-year-old man on Saturday on suspicion of an offence under the Computer Misuse Act and he was bailed until November. Police are already investigating allegations that Miss Middleton's acco...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

California heat wave intensifies wildfire threatening homes

The fire, which started Monday around 3 p.m., had scorched more than 2,000 acres and was 5 percent contained, according to the Cal Fire Santa Clara Unit earlier today. Evacuation centers have been set up a...More..

South Australia pays the price for heavy reliance on renewable energy
by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

South Australia pays the price for heavy reliance on renewable energy

SA Power Networks has confirmed the mass blackout via Twittersaying the unprecedented outage was caused by an "upstream supply" failure. Weatherill said SA Power Networks is continuing to work throughout the ...More..

Syria conflict: Aleppo Without Water After Renewed Air Strikes
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Syria conflict: Aleppo Without Water After Renewed Air Strikes

Wednesday's toll was even higher , the activist said, with least 50 people being killed and others injured after Syrian forces struck nearly every neighborhood in eastern Aleppo and in the countryside. As has ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Modi reviews Indus Water Treaty

India Inc. said that MFN has made no difference to the "abysmally low" level of bilateral trade between the two countries. But using more of the rivers' water is still likely to hurt Pakistan as the Islamic Re...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

India begins campaign at United Nations to isolate Pakistan

She said there are nations where persons designated as terrorists by the UN roam freely and preach sermons of hate with impunity, an apparent reference to Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Haf...More..

Obama Vetoes 9/11 Victims Bill, Congressional Override Looms
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Obama Vetoes 9/11 Victims Bill, Congressional Override Looms

The Obama administration has argued to Congress that the legislation would set an global precedent that risks exposing the USA government and American soldiers to lawsuits or other legal action by foreign gover...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Saudis and Iran Must Bridge 600000 Barrel Gap to Find OPEC Deal

But the optimism was quickly shredded by Saudi Arabia and Iran, who dashed hopes that OPEC could clinch an output-limiting deal. "It always seems to come back to that level". But in a reflection of the impact f...More..

UK Labour leader Corbyn says he plans no purge of critics
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

UK Labour leader Corbyn says he plans no purge of critics

When asked about the MPs who stepped down from Corbyn's shadow cabinet, he added: "We are all Labour and there's a responsibility on Labour MPs who have been dissatisfied over the previous year to now get ful...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Gabon opposition chief slams election court ruling

Following the court's decision, the government also said it would hold Ping responsible if clashes erupted following the ruling, according to the BBC . Ali Bongo was accused of using oil profits to enrich his ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Trip to China by Philippine special envoy Ramos cancelled

During a speech on Thursday, Duterte said he would go to China this year and, without elaborating, told Chinese businessmen: "You will see me often". "Actually, when I said 'I am calling the Armed Forces to a...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Canada, China agree to tighten trade ties, mull extradition pact

Liu Yuqin, a former Chinese ambassador to Cuba, told the Global Times that Li's Cuba trip shows staunch mutual support from both countries to each other, in both their right to choose their own path and in ideo...More..

by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Two guides from Muzaffarabad facilitated Uri attackers, India tells Pakistan

He said Pakistan Air Force is ready to give a befitting response to India if it violates Pakistan's airspace. Pakistan has denied any links with the attackers. Jaishankar also told Basit then about the content ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

African elephants 'suffer worst decline in 25 years'

According to the IUCN numbers, gathered from estimates across the continent, Africa's total elephant population in the areas where extensive surveys could be taken is now around 415,000, compared to 526,000 in ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Charlotte to release body and dash camera video of shooting

Authorities are reportedly only releasing partial footage as to not "jeapordize their investigation". Police also released photos of a handgun from the scene, saying it was loaded and contained Scott's ...More..

Debates to Help Half of Voters Decide Between Clinton, Trump
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Debates to Help Half of Voters Decide Between Clinton, Trump

Chamber of Commerce. Hillary Clinton's campaign manager says Clinton's priority at Monday's debate is explaining her policies to the American public. Overseas, she's called for a no-fly zone in Syria bu...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Syria airstrikes kill 85 people in Aleppo amid diplomatic row

Spokesman Dmitry Peskov denounced "the overall unacceptable tone and rhetoric of the representatives of the United Kingdom and the United States, which can damage and harm our relations". Russia's and Syria's m...More..

Young man mauled by shark off NSW coast
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Young man mauled by shark off NSW coast

According to NSW Ambulance he has suffered a number of cuts to his leg and has since been taken to Lismore Base Hospital in a stable condition. Beaches in Ballina were closed for 24 hours after the attack. On...More..

by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Hillary Clinton 'fit to serve' as president, doctor says

Doctor Lisa Bardack says Clinton came to see her almost two weeks ago and had developed a "low-grade fever, congestion, and fatigue" which Clinton initially passed off as allergies. The Democratic presidential ...More..

Illinois Police Cancel Emergency Alert After Shooting Near Local University
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Illinois Police Cancel Emergency Alert After Shooting Near Local University

Approximately 30 minutes later, police received another report of gunfire a few blocks west of campus on the 700 block of South State Street. In the first shooting, Champaign police said an argument during ...More..

'Let's just get this over with,' says Justin Trudeau meeting with Royals
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

'Let's just get this over with,' says Justin Trudeau meeting with Royals

Prince George's first overseas trip was to New Zealand and Australia in 2014. He said: "As any parent travelling with children knows, it's a whole different experience when you bring your family with you"....More..

Hungarian police officers in stable condition after blast
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Hungarian police officers in stable condition after blast

Mr Papp did not say why the suspect wanted to harm police officers. A security camera had also reportedly caputred an unidentified suspect leaving a bag at the scene shortly before the blast took place, local...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

North Korea accuses U.S. of provoking atomic war

Discussions are already under way on a possible new United Nations sanctions resolution after North Korea's fifth and largest nuclear test on September 9. In his speech at the U.N. General Assembly in NY on F...More..

Gabon at United Nations urges support following Bongo's re-election
by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Gabon at United Nations urges support following Bongo's re-election

Six died in riots that caused major damage in the capital, Libreville, and elsewhere in the country of some 1.8 million people. Bongo won more than 95 percent of votes there on a declared turnout of more than ...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Dozens dead after boat carrying 600 migrants capsizes off Egypt coast

In June this, around 320 refugees were killed when a boat capsized off the Greek island of Crete. "The boat is meant to hold 200, and they put 400 in it". More than 2,800 deaths were recorded between Janu...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Suu Kyi visits Oval Office; US ready to lift sanctions

In 2011, the junta gave way to a quasi-civilian government that was dominated by former military officials but still ushered in some democratic reforms, leading the U.S.to restore full diplomatic relations an...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Obama's vow to lift economic sanctions welcomed in Myanmar

The move came as Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi is visiting the USA for the first time since her party won a sweeping victory in the general election previous year. Scores of Rohingya Muslims have b...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Authorities: 2 injured in shooting at mall north of Seattle

Francis adds their primary suspect is a hispanic man wearing grey, walking towards the I-5 from the Cascade Mall. The shooter - or shooters - left the scene of Cascade Mall, in Burlington, before police arriv...More..

Croatia holds snap vote with no clear victor in sight
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Croatia holds snap vote with no clear victor in sight

That would give neither side an absolute majority in the 151-seat parliament - deepening uncertainty following the collapse of a conservative government that lasted only five months. Croatia's deeply-divided p...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Oil rises on OPEC hopes

Supply needs to be cut by 1 million barrels a day to rebalance the market and stabilize prices, he said. Traders said that the main WTI price driver had been American Petroleum Institute data showing a 7.5-...More..

NY bombing suspect Rahami charged by police
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

NY bombing suspect Rahami charged by police

US authorities investigated on Wednesday whether anyone helped an Afghan-born American citizen charged with carrying out bombings in NY and New Jersey , while the city's top federal public defender asked for a...More..

Cops: Mint employee smuggled gold in rectum
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Cops: Mint employee smuggled gold in rectum

Leston Lawrence, a 35-year-old from an Ottawa suburb, is accused of smuggling 18 circular chunks of gold from his place of work - the Royal Canadian Mint, the Ottawa Citizen reported . The unusual part is how ...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Charges filed against SUNY Poly President Alain Kaloyeros in corruption case

I have zero tolerance for abuse of the public trust from anyone. Percoco rejoined the administration in late 2014 and received a $20,000 raise from his old salary before quitting a second time in January to...More..

Police evacuate all schools in Canadian province, cite potential threat
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Police evacuate all schools in Canadian province, cite potential threat

But he says the province will look at what can be learned from the threat, which caused traffic slowdowns and the emptying of many offices as parents hurried to pick up children. Threats were also sent to other...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation releases image of two men wanted in connection with NYC bombing
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Federal Bureau of Investigation releases image of two men wanted in connection with NYC bombing

The FBI is asking for the public's help locating the two men. A journal seized from Rahami shortly after his arrest suggested the suspect drew inspiration from al-Qaeda leaders Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Aw...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Obama touts U.S. military aid in meeting with Netanyahu

It's a virtual certainty, though, that the two leaders will not be hitting the links anytime soon. "It's a very hard and risky time in the Middle East", Mr. It would not be the first time a US president took ...More..

United Nations chief rails against leaders with 'bloody hands' in Syria
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

United Nations chief rails against leaders with 'bloody hands' in Syria

His tough talk illustrated how little progress has been made in reconciling the two powers' diverging interests that have allowed the Syria crisis to continue to fester. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says ...More..

Assad blames US for Syria truce collapse
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Assad blames US for Syria truce collapse

Mr Assad dismissed the claims, saying whatever American officials say "has no credibility " and is " just lies ". "It's not [an accident], because it wasn't an accident by one airplane for once, let's say". ...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Iran's Rouhani Urges Implementation of Nuclear Deal at UN

In a General Assembly address Wednesday, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef condemned Iran for backing "terrorist militias" across the Middle East . "The lack of compliance with the deal on the part of th...More..

Protests, Economic Boycott Follow Fatal Police Shooting In Charlotte
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Protests, Economic Boycott Follow Fatal Police Shooting In Charlotte

He also said police did not find a book, and that Vinson was not wearing a body camera. She said he was reading a book while sitting in his vehicle and waiting for the school bus to drop off his son. "Will be...More..

JonBenet Ramsey's Brother Sues Over Documentary With Shocking Allegations
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

JonBenet Ramsey's Brother Sues Over Documentary With Shocking Allegations

John and Patsy Ramsey , according to the special, covered it up to protect him. "I'm absolutely going to sue CBS on behalf of Burke as a result of the false accusations and the fraud of the docuseries by ...More..

Syria truce to end Monday evening
by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Syria truce to end Monday evening

It said rebel groups "did not commit to a single element" of the deal. The statement said the military forces have practised high self-restraint, and responded in a few cases when it had to do so to silen...More..