Unknown attackers kill five at Majlis

The Sindh police's Nasir Aftab told media that the residents of the house had not sought security for having the private Majlis (a place of sitting, often for social or religious purposes in Islamic countries). Injured have been rushed to nearby ho... More..

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ISIS Electrocute 22 Mosul Civilians
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

ISIS Electrocute 22 Mosul Civilians

Thousands of Kurdish peshmerga fighters are taking part in the operation alongside Iraqi government troops, and Kurdish leaders have made clear that they will expect payback once it has been successfully comple...More..

Spain's Rajoy wins confidence vote to be prime minister
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Spain's Rajoy wins confidence vote to be prime minister

Rajoy's candidacy was upheld by 170 votes, 68 lawmakers abstained from voting and 111 voted against. "I'm aware that we will need to build a new majority every day to sustain governability", he told lawmakers...More..

Closing arguments delayed in bridge trial over legal issue
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Closing arguments delayed in bridge trial over legal issue

In their testimony, Kelly and Baroni sought to distance themselves from Wildstein, a former political blogger and high school classmate of Christie's who was hired at the Port Authority for a job created specif...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Judicial appointment: Congress says Centre trying to 'demean' judiciary

The apex court was hearing a petition on Friday regarding the delay in appointment of judges. "Finalisation of MoP has nothing to do with the appointment process in the judiciary", the bench, which also include...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Syria rebels say battle to break Aleppo siege has begun

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said rebels detonated two auto bombs against government positions to the city's southwest and attacked with more than 150 rockets. "This ...More..

Australian Red Cross blood donor details leaked
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Australian Red Cross blood donor details leaked

Announcing the breach, Red Cross Chief Executive Shelly Park blamed the personal file exposure on human error but assured the public that there is " low risk of future direct misuse ". In his blog Hunt expl...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

UN has reports IS using 1000s as 'human shields' in Mosul

Iraqi forces are halting their advance on the Islamic State group's last urban stronghold of Mosul in order to consolidate gains before striking the fighters, a U.S. Amnesty International says that in previous ...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Xi Jinping elevated as 'core' leader of China's Communist Party

Nearly 400 party leaders took part in the sixth plenum of the 18th Central Committee held in Beijing . The Communist Party of China has concluded its sixth plenum of the 18th Central Committee. Mr Xi, 63, he...More..

House OKs gambling expansion, casino tax bill
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

House OKs gambling expansion, casino tax bill

Gov. Wolf has said only that he would review it. Under the measure, beer distributors would be allowed to sell suds in smaller quantities, including six-packs, and bars could sell alcohol starting at 9 a.m. A...More..

Pentagon chief: Offensive to retake Raqqa from ISIS to start within weeks
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Pentagon chief: Offensive to retake Raqqa from ISIS to start within weeks

It's been long a part of our plan that the Mosul operation would kick off when it did. But Arab forces, and not Kurdish ones, are expected to be the ones to take the city itself, US officials say. Even ISIS ...More..

Ex-Russian Minister Lesin's Death in Washington in 2015 Ruled 'Accidental'
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Ex-Russian Minister Lesin's Death in Washington in 2015 Ruled 'Accidental'

Mikhail Lesin, who worked as press minister and adviser to Vladimir Putin in the 2000s, was found dead at The Dupont Circle Hotel last November. "Mr. "We typically do not comment on specifics of our investiga...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Broncos' CJ Anderson denies report he's done for the year

Ting is a renowned sports surgeon whose clientele includes the likes of Barry Bonds and Alfred Williams. Replay clearly showed his right knee buckle and give out following an 11-yard scamper. Minnesota wide r...More..

Pak mourns its dead in Quetta terror attack
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Pak mourns its dead in Quetta terror attack

Quetta traders have expressed support to the call and said all businesses and offices will remain shut in the city of almost six lakh people. Local TV footage broadcast from the academy, located on Quetta's ...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

Other members of the Kauai Filipino community have changed their travel plans. A Philippine military general, who did not want to be named as he was not authorised to speak to the media, said on Wednesday: "A...More..

USA general urges push into Raqqa, warning of ISIS plots
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

USA general urges push into Raqqa, warning of ISIS plots

If ISIS fighters retreat from the city heading west across the desert to Syria, American surveillance drones can readily detect them. Iraqi security forces and Kurdish peshmerga fighters are pushing toward Mo...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

India expels Pakistani Embassy staffer over espionage charge

The statement said Singh was accused of activities "that were in violation of the Vienna Convention and the established diplomatic norms" but did not elaborate. Akhtar was detained by Delhi Police for his invol...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Up to 900 Islamic State jihadists killed in Mosul battle

By grabbing civilians the militants hope to avoid coalition airstrikes. Kurdish forces entered and cleared Bartella earlier this week, Davis said . The militants at one point controlled half of the town on a...More..

As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton

The RNC is supporting Trump's recruitment of so-called watchers at polling places, which is in breach of consent decrees going back to 1982 that forbid the group from engaging in ballot-security measures, accor...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Refugee kills former co-worker, self; injures 3

He and others began to hide. Two people, including the shooter, were found dead at the facility, Jones said. Getachew Fekede, 53, had entered the USA through a refugee immigration program and worked for the...More..

Mourinho calls on players to act like men
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Mourinho calls on players to act like men

I want to try to win but that's competition. Neither manager would reveal the contents of the conversation but Sky Italia said Mourinho told Conte in Italian: "You don't celebrate like that at 4-0". "We m...More..

Turkey: Coalition warplanes kill 20 Daesh militants in Syria
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Turkey: Coalition warplanes kill 20 Daesh militants in Syria

Dabiq , while strategically insignificant, plays a crucial role in ISIS propaganda. The group named its English-language magazine Dabiq . Southeastern Turkey has been hit by several deadly blasts over the pa...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Battle for Aleppo intensifies after ceasefire ends

So far the United Nations has said it has not been able to go into east Aleppo with supplies due to the lack of security assurances. Asked if the deployment of a Russian aircraft carrier into the eastern Me...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Turkey says Kurdish militia should not be in Syrian Raqqa operation

The composition of the force to capture Raqqa remains a source of contention in the region. And while the USA is "willing to entertain any partner... "We're going to execute to that plan". The operation to ...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

EU chief says trade deal with Canada still possible

The talks were suspended temporarily late today afternoon and were due to resume at 9.00 PM (local time), Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders said, voicing optimism that a deal was on its way. The Compreh...More..

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Everything is fine in Samajwadi Party: Shivpal Singh Yadav

Soon after that Mulayam announced that Akhilesh will not be removed as the Chief Minister. Both spoke emotionally, the CM nearly burst into tears. And I would also like to tell Netaji that your son Akhilesh Y...More..

J&K: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha visits Valley to restore peace
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

J&K: Former Union Minister Yashwant Sinha visits Valley to restore peace

The other members of the group, which is on three-day visit to Kashmir, are former Chief Information Commissioner of India Wajahat Habibullah, Ex-Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak, Executive Director of Centre for Di...More..

by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Lady Gaga Talks New Album, Admiration for Michelle Obama

Lady Gaga arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California February 28, 2016. The album's name is also the name of the aunt she never knew, her father's sister Joanne who died at age 18 ....More..

Israeli army: Man wounded by gunfire from Egypt
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Israeli army: Man wounded by gunfire from Egypt

He was evacuated to a hospital by the Israeli Air Force. An Israeli citizen has reportedly been killed by gunfire near the Egyptian border, an Israeli Defence Force (IDF) spokesperson has said. There were no ...More..

'DMK's all party Cauvery meet will pressure Centre, Karna'
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

'DMK's all party Cauvery meet will pressure Centre, Karna'

The Cauvery issue has once again come to haunt inter-state relations between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with the former approaching the Supreme Court seeking its directive to the upper riparian state on water re...More..

Maoists killed in encounter on Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Maoists killed in encounter on Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border

Police have recovered bodies of 18 Maoists from the spot and seized four AK-47 and three SLR guns, Sharma said. The bodies of the deceased Maoists are likely to be shifted to Chitrakonda in Odisha on Andhra...More..

Trump brand loses luster with affluent
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Trump brand loses luster with affluent

Now, some women are taking a stance and withdrawing away from the GOP presidential candidate's eldest daughter after she continued supporting Trump despite the horrific sexual harassment allegations and the 2...More..

5 killed, 40 injured in bus mishap in Odisha's
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

5 killed, 40 injured in bus mishap in Odisha's

The ill fated bus was on its way from Angul to Athmallik when the mishap took place at about 3 pm. The driver lost control of his bus, while allowing the bike to pass on. "The road is very bad and the bridge is...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Hillary Clinton to Campaign in NH With Elizabeth Warren

And nasty women vote. Elizabeth Warren vowed that "nasty women" across the country will have their revenge against Trump come Election Day. Nasty women are smart. "Now, Donald Trump's not doing so well and ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Syrian rebels caution civilians in Aleppo about offensive

Just days into the operation to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, a fault-line has widened between Iraq and Turkey that reflects the lingering distrust of the various forces arrayed against the extre...More..

India Beat Pakistan & New Zealand
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

India Beat Pakistan & New Zealand

From Indian side, Rupinder Pal Singh, Ramandeep Singh and Pardeep Mor scored goals at crucial intervals while Muhammad Rizwan Sr and Muhammad Irfan Jr threw the ball into net from Pakistan side. In a humdinger ...More..

'Democracy Now' reporter still could be charged
by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

'Democracy Now' reporter still could be charged

Judge John Grinsteiner on Monday refused to sign off on a riot charge against Goodman, finding there was no cause for it. Two journalists are facing jail time for covering protests against oil and gas pip...More..

by | Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Abdul Basit criticises India for trying to isolate Pakistan on terrorism

Taking exception to India's efforts to isolate Islamabad diplomatically on the issue of terrorism, Basit said Jammu and Kashmir is the root cause of all problems between the neighbours. Underlining that the h...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Philippine police van rams protesters in front of US Embassy

The effort to engage China, months after a Hague ruling over South China Sea disputes in favour of the Philippines, marks a reversal in Philippine foreign policy since Duterte took office on June 30. Failure to...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Air Strikes, Artillery Barrages Mark End Of Cease-Fire In Aleppo

On the humanitarian front, Spokesperson for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Jens Laerke informed the media that the medical evacuations of sick and injured people could unfortu...More..

10000 voters turnout during first day early voting
by | Monday, October 24, 2016

10000 voters turnout during first day early voting

Early voting is beginning in the District of Columbia. Tranter says Clinton is having a "strong final showing" when it comes to early voting. A poll on Friday from Georgia indicates Clinton in the lead by 5 p...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Duterte distances Philippines from ally US

The White House said Friday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's announcement of his country's "separation" from the USA was "offensive", as Duterte doubled down on his intent to turn away from Washingto...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Freed hostages brought to Kenya, after being held in Somalia

Four of them are now receiving medical treatment in Galcayo, Somalia. He declined to give details on the process of the hostages release, and if a ransom was paid. A retired British colonel, he has made it hi...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

Does the ICC target African states?

The treaty is "in conflict and inconsistent with" South Africa's diplomatic immunity law, Michael Masutha , the minister of justice, told reporters Friday. While not itself a member of the court, the United S...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

US Election 2016: Barack Obama calls Donald Trump's election win remark 'dangerous'

She enjoys an unexpected five per cent lead over Trump in the state's polls, but 21 per cent of voters remain undecided. He added , "we have a president, all he wants to do is campaign . This week's hero i...More..

by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Indians could have starter Salazar back for World Series

Then there was this: When Game 3 starter Trevor Bauer pitched only two-thirds of an inning before his drone-damaged pinkie finger went all horror movie on the mound, six Cleveland relievers combined to allow...More..

Did Trump launch Trump TV during the last debate?
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

Did Trump launch Trump TV during the last debate?

In the spin room after the debate, Clinton press secretary Brian Fallon was asked about Trump's appealing-to-the-base strategy, and he said , "Maybe it's a strategy for creating a nice base of customers to mon...More..

United Nations chief says ending Syria war 'biggest challenge'
by | Sunday, October 23, 2016

United Nations chief says ending Syria war 'biggest challenge'

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a British-based organisation that reports on the war, also reported heavy air strikes against the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area near Damascus. Lavrov told CNN televis...More..

GOP congressman: No, the election isn't rigged
by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

GOP congressman: No, the election isn't rigged

After Trump's comments about assaulting women were aired, Ryan said he would no longer campaign for him. "I don't think that from the very beginning, we've ever hidden the fact that we knew that there was...More..

by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Duterte didn't really mean 'separation' from US, Philippine officials say

Goldberg said during another interview with Super Radyo dzBB station that the countries were "all tied together, so I don't know what it means to separate economically". US Assistant Secretary of State Daniel R...More..