Panama Papers Verdict: Pakistan Supreme Court orders corruption probe against Nawaz Sharif

The Supreme Court also offered to create a commission to investigate allegations that suggest that the Prime Minister's children held offshore accounts. After the order was made public, former cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan thanked people who... More..

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by | Wednesday, November 02, 2016

UN mission in South Sudan criticized over July attacks

That was evidenced in South Sudan, definitely. In the document, UN investigative body finds that government troops targeted civilians in a UN camp and its mission personnel in a place called UN House. "During...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Korean President replaces key presidential aides amid snowballing scandal

The scandal exploded last week when Park, in a surprise public announcement, acknowledged receiving help from Choi on some of her presidential speeches. Thousands of South Koreans rallied on Saturday demanding ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Pakistani police, opposition supporters clash in Islamabad

Sources from the Information Ministry said Rashid stepped down until the inquiry confirms whether he was the source for an explosive story detailing a top-level meeting at which security services were accused o...More..

Morocco protesters take to streets again over fishmonger's death
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Morocco protesters take to streets again over fishmonger's death

According to local media and authorities, Fikri jumped inside the trash truck that police used to destroy the confiscated fish in a desperate attempt to recover it when he was caught inside the crusher. Observe...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

UNESCO approves resolution on Jerusalem holy site

For his part, Cruz played up the opposition to the resolution by many foreign countries - in particular those with strong ties to the Catholic Church. "These politicized and one-sided resolutions are damaging t...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

UNESCO board formally approves resolution denying Jewish holy sites

But Israel's UNESCO ambassador, Carmel Shama Hacohen, accused the Palestinians of playing "games"."This is the wrong place to solve problems between countries or people", he told AFP . He also saw Mexico's...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Shiite militias launch operation near Iraq's Mosul

The Shi'ite offensive on Tal Afar will target an area which is close to Turkey and home to a sizeable population of ethnic Turkmen, with historic cultural ties to Turkey. The western approach is deemed the on...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Wade Phillips carted off field after big hit on sideline

Denver Broncos defensive coach Wade Phillips is in the hospital after being hit during the second quarter of Sunday's game. The Broncos confirmed that Phillips is alert/awake and has feeling in his extremitie...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Brees, Saints outlast Seahawks

Wilson took the Seahawks to the New Orleans 10, where he had one final play. Seattle falls to 4-2-1 in what was its second straight road game - Seattle tied last week against Arizona. Whether it's the same in...More..

Trump Campaign Manager Says FBI Review Plays Into Voters' 'Reluctance' About Clinton
by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Trump Campaign Manager Says FBI Review Plays Into Voters' 'Reluctance' About Clinton

Conway took issue with Tapper's description of "a lot" of Trump supporters as anti-Semitic, racist, and misogynist, which echoed Clinton's criticism. "The racists, sexists, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobi...More..

by | Monday, October 31, 2016

Iraqi militiamen battle IS group southwest of Mosul

The militias, known collectively as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), seek to secure the western border with Syria, cutting off the pipeline of fighters and supplies connecting Mosul and Raqqa, the de fact...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Unesco to decide on Palestine resolution opposed by Israel

Critics of the resolution say it denies the historical link between Judaism and the Temple Mount compound, which Muslims call Al-Haram esh-Sharif ("The Noble Sanctuary"). The United Nations Educational, Scien...More..

Obama To return To Florida To Help Clinton Get Out The Vote
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Obama To return To Florida To Help Clinton Get Out The Vote

And then there's Hillary's vision for this country". Clinton, meanwhile, dodged a question about whether she would meet one-on-one with Trump after the election. John Kasich said that's a big fat lie. "I woul...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Israel to recall ambassador to UNESCO to protest holy site decision

He further noted that the UNESCO resolution urges "respecting the status quo of its religious sites, including the al-Aqsa Mosque compound that continues to be threatened by the systematic incitement and provoc...More..

Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama Rally Voters in North Carolina
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama Rally Voters in North Carolina

The differences between Clinton's and Mrs. Obama's tenures speak in some ways to the differences in their generations - Clinton representing the first wave of baby boomers eager to push boundaries, while Obama ...More..

Indian claim of killing Pakistani soldiers at LoC baseless: ISPR
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Indian claim of killing Pakistani soldiers at LoC baseless: ISPR

They reiterated it was the responsibility of worldwide community to fulfill its promise to the Kashmiris, of granting them their right of self-determination through a free and fair plebiscite. In Macchil sector...More..

United Kingdom approves third runway at Heathrow Airport
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

United Kingdom approves third runway at Heathrow Airport

It underlined its commitment to keeping the United Kingdom open for business and as a hub for tourism and trade, adding that a new runway at Heathrow would bring economic benefits worth up to 61 billion pound, ...More..

by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Iraqi Forces Push Toward Mosul, Shiite Militias Join Battle

The PMF said it had started moving early on Saturday toward Tal Afar from positions south of Mosul, Islamic State's last major city stronghold in Iraq. The International Organization for Migration reported Sa...More..

Erdogan, Obama hold phone conversation
by | Sunday, October 30, 2016

Erdogan, Obama hold phone conversation

Turkey views the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Kurdish Democratic Union (PYD) as terror groups linked to Turkey's banned insurgent Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). In a speech in An...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege

The army said the rebel attack concentrated on the Assad suburb west of Aleppo amid intense shelling with artillery and Russian-made Grad rockets. Noting neither Russian, nor Syrian warplanes have been conduc...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

FBI's October surprise complicates race for Clinton

The messages were discovered during a federal sexting investigation of Anthony Weiner, the soon-to-be ex-husband of a longtime Clinton aide, Huma Abedin. Judicial Watch on Friday said that "it is not clear whet...More..

by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Not right time to resume Aleppo strikes: Putin

A human rights monitoring group described ferocious clashes between rebels and pro-regime forces as rebels struck with suicide and vehicle bombs and hammered away at air bases used to launch the Russian and S...More..

Barbaric act; Terrorists mutilate Indian soldier's body, Army promises 'appropriate response'
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Barbaric act; Terrorists mutilate Indian soldier's body, Army promises 'appropriate response'

This incident reflected the barbarism pervading in the official and unofficial organisations in Pakistan. Exactly a month after India carried out surgical strikes in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Pakistan retali...More..

US Attorney Says Death Of Former Putin Confidante Was An Accident
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

US Attorney Says Death Of Former Putin Confidante Was An Accident

The investigation into Mikhail Lesin's death has now been closed after the District of Columbia's chief medical examiner changed the cause of death from "undetermined" to "accident", the U.S. Russian officials ...More..

Pakistan city shuts down, mourns 61 killed at police academy
by | Saturday, October 29, 2016

Pakistan city shuts down, mourns 61 killed at police academy

In August, more than 50 people were killed in a terrorist bombing at the Quetta Civil Hospital where dozens of lawyers had gathered to mourn the killing of a prominent colleague. BANARAS KHAN/AFP/Getty ImagesPa...More..

In Australia Brisbane bus driver burnt alive by passenger
by | Friday, October 28, 2016

In Australia Brisbane bus driver burnt alive by passenger

Superintendent Keogh said it was a senseless and confronting act. Stewart said counter-terrorism police had joined the inquiry, as a precaution, however there was no suggestion terrorism was a motive. "People...More..

by | Friday, October 28, 2016

Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out

Following Duterte's comments, Japan announced loans totalling $204m for Philippine maritime security and social welfare programmes in Mindanao. Abe reiterated Japan's readiness to help the Philippines improve i...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Gambia's ICC exit worries two US-based rights campaigners

Speaking on state television, he said the ICC was "an International Caucasian Court for the persecution and humiliation of people of colour, especially Africans ". Last year, a South African court critic...More..

by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Philippine, Japanese leaders sign military, economic deals

Japan Coast Guard rescue team display hoisting rescuer and drifter at sea in Yokohama Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 while Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte inspect a coast guard drill. But other experts said his c...More..

Burundi notifies UN of International Criminal Court withdrawal
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Burundi notifies UN of International Criminal Court withdrawal

The Gambia has become the latest African nation to announce its withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, accusing the war crimes tribunal of "persecuting" Africans. Minister Bojang said Gambia ha...More..

Coalition Warplanes Kill 20 Islamic State Militants In Syria: Turkish Army
by | Thursday, October 27, 2016

Coalition Warplanes Kill 20 Islamic State Militants In Syria: Turkish Army

The small city, which is about 10 kilometers (just over 6 miles) south of the Turkish-Syrian border, is considered by some Islamic prophecies to be the site of an apocalyptic battle between Christians and Mus...More..

Is Trump's New Daily Facebook Live Stream a Precursor?
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Is Trump's New Daily Facebook Live Stream a Precursor?

This effort, kicking off 15 days before the election , comes after a similar Facebook Live show by the Trump campaign last week that drew nine million views. At the show's peak that night, there were 200,0...More..

Mediterranean three times more deadly than 2015
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Mediterranean three times more deadly than 2015

Last year, more than a million people crossed the Mediterranean, with many coming from Libya and headed toward Italy. "This year so far, crossings stand at 327,800", he said. The Italian navy and coast guard re...More..

Russian Federation says 'concerned' at fighters' refusal to leave Aleppo
by | Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Russian Federation says 'concerned' at fighters' refusal to leave Aleppo

This announcement marks the second time Moscow has extended the truce by 24 hours after declaring an 11-hour truce on Thursday morning. The Syrian army and Russian Federation have called on residents an...More..