Babar ton powers Pakistan to 337-5

Bravo added 89 for the second wicket with Kraigg Brathwaite (39) after Johnson Charles was removed for two in the second over by Mohammad Amir. Babar had scored 120 - his maiden global 50-over ton - in the first match of the series, but went even b... More..

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by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Russian embassy in Syria shelled again; Moscow blames United States policy

FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 file photo, Russian air defense system missile system Antey 2500, or S-300 VM, is on display at the opening of the MAKS Air Show in Zhukovsky outside Moscow, Russia. USA of...More..

1800 migrants rescued off Libya: Italian coastguard
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

1800 migrants rescued off Libya: Italian coastguard

The Irish Navy vessel LÉ Samuel Beckett, now on station around the Mediterranean Sea, participated in the rescue operations that led to nearly 2,000 being saved from treacherous waters today. Close to 200 minor...More..

1 of 2 boaters missing for week found alive, adrift in raft
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

1 of 2 boaters missing for week found alive, adrift in raft

Sharon Hartstein, a friend of Linda Carman's, said she had a wide range of emotions when she heard Sunday that Nathan had been found alive. "She had no food, no water, and there were also no other life rafts ...More..

Pakistan, India exchange more shots across border
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Pakistan, India exchange more shots across border

Jilani said that the global community, especially the United States, should take note of the "inhuman and degrading treatment" being meted out to the innocent civilians in Kashmir . The minister said that all ...More..

Afghan officials: Battle with Taliban rages on in Kunduz
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Afghan officials: Battle with Taliban rages on in Kunduz

Afghan special forces have managed to wrestle back control of the vulnerable northern city of Kunduz from Taliban fighters, who had managed to overrun the city nearly exactly a year after pulling off a similar ...More..

Polish PM Distances Government From Abortion Ban
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Polish PM Distances Government From Abortion Ban

The proposal for came from an anti-abortion citizens' initiative that gathered 450,000 signatures in this nation of 38 million, and is supported by the church. Professor Romuald Debski, who works at a hospital ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

"SNL" promo features Margot Robbie, Kate McKinnon

What also probably lifted last night's show was the much-hyped debut of Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump , which turned out to be absolutely hysterical and better even than any of the other impersonations we've ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Father Salim Khan backs Salman Khan on Pakistani artistes controversy - Read more

Last week, Raj Thackeray-led MNS issued a 48-hour ultimatum to Pakistani artistes and actors. From superstar Salman Khan coming in support of Pakistani actors to veteran actor Anupam Kher condemning the art...More..

Majority support for carbon pricing
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Majority support for carbon pricing

Mr. Trudeau's speech was the first time the government unveiled details of what that strategy would entail. "This meeting is not worth the Carbon dioxide emissions it took for environment ministers to get the...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Poll shows Clinton taking lead in Florida

Tim Kaine, the Democrat and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, the Republican. President Obama won Colorado in the 2012 and 2008 races. The Wason Center will release four more tracking polls between now and Election ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

7 athletes with Arizona ties who won Paralympic medals

Speaking after the announcement was made, Team GB's Chef de Mission Mark England said: "This will be a very proud moment for all Team GB and ParalympicsGB athletes and rich reward for such fantastic efforts at ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

India, Pakistan Troops Exchange Fire at Border in Kashmir

They agreed to reduce tensions on the LoC, Aziz said about the contact between the two NSAs for the first time after the September 18 Uri terror attack by Pakistani militants that soured ties. After close to th...More..

Taliban launch attacks in Afghanistan's north and south
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Taliban launch attacks in Afghanistan's north and south

The casualties have reached their highest level since the United Nations began issuing its authoritative reports in 2009, as insurgent groups step up fighting in major population centres. The attacks came as ...More..

Family optimistic after UofT student released on bail in Bangladesh
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Family optimistic after UofT student released on bail in Bangladesh

The development came after police filed documents with the court saying they did not oppose bail as investigators had found no evidence against the 22-year-old. Security forces stormed the restaurant on July 2,...More..

Pakistanis turn flag ceremony near Indian border into rally
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Pakistanis turn flag ceremony near Indian border into rally

India alleged that some Pakistani visitors hurled stones at its side during a flag-lowering ceremony at Wagah border crossing on Sunday. India had conducted the surgical strike to avenge the killing of 19 Ind...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Injured In Gas Explosion At Spanish Tourist Town

Two of the five who are seriously injured are in Malaga Hospital's intensive care unit and are being treated for burns and traumatic injuries, the spokeswoman added. None of those seriously injured were at risk...More..

Ogier secures maiden win at Tour of Corsica
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Ogier secures maiden win at Tour of Corsica

He then tied Ogier for fastest time on SS6, reducing Neuville's hold on second to just 5.4s. Kris Meeke is expected to return for the final day of the World Rally Championship's Tour of Corsica after a mistak...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Pakistan Stops Showing Indian Movies Over Kashmir Tensions

After an emergency Cabinet meeting Friday, the Prime Minister's office said in a statement that the Cabinet "joined the Prime Minister in completely rejecting the Indian claims of carrying out "surgical strikes...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

LAPD finds handgun at scene of fatal shooting

Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police at the end of a weekend auto chase. "He was just at my house, and we got a phone call that said the police shot him five time...More..

Hurricane Matthew moves northwest - warnings now up for E. Cuba
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Hurricane Matthew moves northwest - warnings now up for E. Cuba

Deforestation has greatly increased the potential for devastating floods and landslides on Haiti, and combined with the poor state of homes and buildings, this means that Matthew could deal a vicious blow to th...More..

NRL grand final: Sharks 14, Storm 12
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

NRL grand final: Sharks 14, Storm 12

The Storm threw everything they had at the Sharks in the dying minutes, switching play from one side of the field to the other, and Chambers could have set up Cooper Cronk to score had he spotted him free insid...More..

Can New England Patriots Win Their First Four Games?
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Can New England Patriots Win Their First Four Games?

New England Patriots rookie quarterback Jacoby Brissett will make his second career start while Jimmy Garoppolo was officially inactive for Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills . "I like poking fun at ...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Pakistani envoy summoned decision on mfn expected on september 29

He said the treaty was not even suspended during Kargil and Siachen wars. "Increasing cross border terrorist attacks in the area and growing interference in the internal affairs of Member States by one countr...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Pope Francis Holds Stadium Mass In Tbilisi

He called for the historical divisions that have "lacerated" Christianity to be healed through patience, trust and dialogue. But Orthodox patriarchate spokeswoman Nato Asatiani said Saturday that the delegati...More..

What Clinton and Trump are saying after the most-watched debate ever
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

What Clinton and Trump are saying after the most-watched debate ever

So Trump was challenged about a statement he made saying that Clinton did not have the "look" necessary for a President, and trying to avoid the obvious sexism trap he turned it to the issue of Clinton's health...More..

Obama to attend Peres' funeral in Jerusalem
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Obama to attend Peres' funeral in Jerusalem

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin are laying wreaths on the casket of Shimon Peres in the plaza of Israel's parliament, the Knesset. Bahrain's Minister of Foreign Affairs ...More..

'Duchess' blazer by Canadian brand Smythe apparent staple for Kate
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

'Duchess' blazer by Canadian brand Smythe apparent staple for Kate

The duke and duchess are expected to visit the Haida Heritage Centre and Museum where they'll learn about the tradition of carving totems as well as other cultural practices including song and dance. and Yukon....More..

Pakistan lambasts Narendra Modi's 'vilification campaign' over Kashmir Uri attack
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Pakistan lambasts Narendra Modi's 'vilification campaign' over Kashmir Uri attack

He said, every country is holding only one nation responsible for terrorism as only that country in Asia is a safe haven for terrorists. "The arrest and confession statements of a serving Indian Navy officer ...More..

US imposes sanctions on 2 Congolese security officials
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

US imposes sanctions on 2 Congolese security officials

In a statement to announce the new designations , the acting director of the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), John E. Several opposition headquarters were also torched. Tensio...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Obama waits impatiently for Bill Clinton on Air Force One

US President Barack Obama at the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem . In his eulogy , Obama , who was stymied for eight years in advancing a peace process in the Middle East-in...More..

Over 20000 border residents migrate to safety in J&K
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Over 20000 border residents migrate to safety in J&K

A nationwide alert was issued on Friday after intelligence inputs on possible attacks by Pakistan-based terror groups in the country in retaliation to the Indian Army's surgical strikes on terrorist launch pads...More..

Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames autopilot
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Tesla rear-ends bus in Germany, driver blames autopilot

The vehicle was overtaking the bus from the left lane and moving back to the right lane when it hit the bus. The car's driver told Tesla following the crash that he was using Autopilot when the incident occ...More..

Karnataka, Tamil Nadu meeting on Cauvery issue inconclusive
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Karnataka, Tamil Nadu meeting on Cauvery issue inconclusive

About 15,000 lorries from Tamil Nadu pass via Karnataka to Maharashtra and Gujarat, and over 4,000 lorries from Karnataka that pass via Kerala and Puducherry. The opposition BJP and JD (S) have expressed disapp...More..

What does OPEC's tentative deal mean for oil?
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

What does OPEC's tentative deal mean for oil?

The deal is the first agreement between Opec and non-Opec countries to jointly cut production since 2008, when global market crashed.The surprise Wednesday deal saw oil prices rise 6%, and fuelled a rally i...More..

2 potential bombing witnesses seen with suitcase are sought
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

2 potential bombing witnesses seen with suitcase are sought

Since there was no court appearance, Liguori filed the letter with Judge Regina Caulfield to signal his representation of the defendant. What Mrs. Rahami knew about her husband's activities in the period le...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Clinton ahead of Trump after 1st presidential debate

Her answer was a terse "No". Clinton had trailed in every poll of the Silver State released this month, and no poll this year put her ahead by more than 4. O'Reilly then wanted to know. I would say that prett...More..

California toughens sex assault laws
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

California toughens sex assault laws

Previously, judges could grant sex offenders like Turner probation or jail time if the victim was unconscious or intoxicated. "We need to send the message that sexually assaulting vulnerable victims who are i...More..

Female Chess Players Forced To Wear Hijabs
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Female Chess Players Forced To Wear Hijabs

The former Pan American champion, Ecuadorian Carla Heredia , agreed with Ms Paikidze, telling the newspaper: " No institution, no government, nor a Women's World Chess Championship should force women to wear o...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Philippines' Duterte to forge closer ties with China, Russia

Duterte said his comments were to serve notice to the U.S. that this is "the last one", though State Department officials insisted they hadn't been formally informed of that. The American forces there have bee...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Pakistan says India will 'disintegrate' when Kashmir is free

Pakistan rejects the accusation and says India should conduct a proper investigation before it apportions blame. Memon said that India's non-participation in the 19th South Asian Association for Regional Coop...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Families of US personnel ordered to leave Congo amid unrest

US authorities are placing sanctions on two high-ranking Congolese officials who are considered to be close to President Joseph Kabila. Kabila denies the allegation about planning to retain power. Numbi, the ...More..

Voting third-party could lead to disaster
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Voting third-party could lead to disaster

Experts believe Clinton is angling to gain the support of millions of younger voters who are drawn to Sanders. With roughly a month until Election Day, Hillary Clinton is still struggling to win over young pe...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Stock markets shrug off 'uncertainty' talk; Sensex, Nifty trade flat

London-based FTSE index jumped 1.09 percent, Paris CAC 30 1.36 percent and Frankfurt's DAX 0.93 percent in their early trade. The 50-share NSE Nifty, which cracked below 8,600-level to hit a low of 8,558.25 dur...More..

United States actively reviewing 'new' options on Syria: Blinken
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

United States actively reviewing 'new' options on Syria: Blinken

Despite growing tensions between the two nations, Mr Peskov said Russian Federation remains interested in pursuing talks with the USA in an effort to resolve the crisis in Syria. Most of the besieged citizens, ...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Allardyce sacking a 'black mark' for football, says Koeman

It is safe to assume Keane may have a similar view if he was ever handed the opportunity to have a trial run as Republic of Ireland manager at some point in the future. It was something Allardyce said on the da...More..

Saudi king slashes salaries of ministers, employee bonuses
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Saudi king slashes salaries of ministers, employee bonuses

A royal decree said ministers' salaries would be reduced by 20%, and housing and vehicle allowances for members of the advisory Shura Council cut by 15%. One should rather focus one's attention on Saudi A...More..

YouTube launches offline feature for mobile users in Pakistan
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

YouTube launches offline feature for mobile users in Pakistan

With increasing penetration of high-speed internet connections and spiking interest of Pakistani users in YouTube content, we expect more such steps by Google to ensure a pleasant environment for local co...More..

McConnell: Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 law
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

McConnell: Congress should discuss fixes to 9/11 law

The House of Representatives voted 348-77 against the veto, hours after the Senate rejected it 97-1, meaning the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act" will become law. On Wednesday, two fire trucks displa...More..

Gardai Wants To See Full Restoration Of Pay
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Gardai Wants To See Full Restoration Of Pay

The draft pay deal agreed last Friday also promises that promotion opportunities for gardaí would increase on a pro rata basis as the force expands to reach a strength of 15,000 as committed to by the Governm...More..