Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa is Pakistan's new army chief

President Mamnoon Hussain on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif promoted them to the Rank of General from Lieutenant Generals and made their appointments for key posts. Bajwa has extensive experience of dealing with affairs related to Kashmir ... More..

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At least 57 Shiite pilgrims dead in Iraq truck bomb explosion

The blast of a truck bomb in Shomali, some 120 kilometers southeast of Baghdad , hit at least seven buses carrying passengers returning from the Shiite holy city of Karbala, where they had attended the Islamic...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

More Rohingyas flee to Bangladesh as violence spreads in Myanmar

In an urgently called meeting of foreign envoys in Dhaka, foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali sought global support to resolve the longstanding challenge including the current crisis situation involving the Rohingy...More..

Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Magnitude 7.0 offshore quake rattles El Salvador

US Geological Survey reported of a 7.2 magnitude quake striking 153 kilometers off El Salvador coast. Its epicentre was located some 149km south-southwest of Puerto Triunfo in El Salvador, according to the U....More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Dhaka calls for 'urgent' steps as Rohingya flee Myanmar

The violence is a fresh blow to de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's hopes of forging a nationwide peace agreement after decades of bloody insurgencies in Myanmar's borderlands. "No one in the world would accept ...More..

Murray holds on to No. 1; equals scores with Djoko too!
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Murray holds on to No. 1; equals scores with Djoko too!

There was a slight wobble when Djokovic fought back from 4-1 down in the second set as the exertions of Murray's near four hour semi-final epic against Milos Raonic began to tell. Today we both, Andy and I, w...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Putin says Russian Federation works to develop new weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump spoke on the phone on Monday evening and agreed on the need to normalise ties between Washington and Moscow, the Kremlin said. Obama, speaking broadly about his...More..

Army Launches Massive Counter Assault On Pakistan After Soldier's Beheading
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Army Launches Massive Counter Assault On Pakistan After Soldier's Beheading

The Pakistan Army named its three dead as Captain Taimoor Ali Khan, Havaldar Mushtaq Hussain and Lance Naik Ghulam Hussain. "DGMO on casualties caused to Indian civilians and soldiers due to unprovoked Pak. The...More..

Obama to tour ancient Greek Acropolis
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Obama to tour ancient Greek Acropolis

Obama said on Thursday that his hope was the Brexit negotiations would be "conducted in a smooth and orderly and transparent fashion and preserve as closely as possible the economic and political and security ...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Iran Transfers Its Surplus Heavy Water to Oman

At the same time , Trump may seek a tougher line on Iran's compliance with the current deal. Please see our terms of service for more information. "This administration until January 20 will fulfill our oblig...More..

Trump's pick for Justice Dept could influence immigration
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Trump's pick for Justice Dept could influence immigration

The expected focus on Sessions' record on race, policing and immigration comes as the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division has surged in prominence under the Obama administration. Meanwhile Trump has tapp...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Public Meetings, Private Deliberation — Trump Transition

Trump also said he had an "open mind" about the multinational climate accords that the Obama administration helped negotiate. So has Trump flip-flopped on global warming? "I met with him at length and I ask...More..

by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

French presidential candidate comments on Jews 'a misunderstanding'

He will next face off against another former prime minister, Alain Juppe, in the second round of primaries next week. While it's unclear how well Russian President Vladimir Putin will get along with Donald ...More..

Missouri to run by committee following Crockett's suspension
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Missouri to run by committee following Crockett's suspension

University of Missouri police arrested Tigers running back Damarea Crockett on Sunday morning, according to Mark Kim and Danielle Katz of KOMU 8 in Columbia, Missouri. Crockett was the only person accused w...More..

by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Germany slams Russia and Iran over Aleppo siege

In a meeting Sunday with France's Foreign Minister Jean Marc Ayrault, former Syrian prime minister Riyadh Hijab, now an opposition negotiator, urged an end to the offensive on eastern Aleppo by government for...More..

Irish road accident victims mourned on World Day of Remembrance
by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Irish road accident victims mourned on World Day of Remembrance

In Northern Ireland, nearly 14,839 people have died in road collisions since their records began in 1931. With more than 3,400 people, many of them young men and women, losing their lives on the world's roads...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Iraqi forces 'kill civilians accused of having Isis ties'

Thousands of Islamic State fighters have run Mosul, the largest city under their control in Iraq and neighbouring Syria, since they conquered large parts of northern Iraq in 2014. HRW said such conduct "si...More..

Obama May Rush Refugee Resettlement In Final Months As President
by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Obama May Rush Refugee Resettlement In Final Months As President

Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull is due to announce the details of the agreement in Canberra shortly. "But by holding off and starting the process in the expectation that Hillary Clinton would win the U.S. Aust...More..

South Korea prosecutors likely to question president
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

South Korea prosecutors likely to question president

Moon's campaign will ratchet up pressure on the president who is embroiled in an influence-peddling scandal and faces questioning this week by prosecutors. In a sign she meant to stay, Park said she was tryin...More..

by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Sensitise people about benefits of demonetisation, Modi tells NDA MPs

It was important to block the sources of counterfeit currency and not the circulation of it. One, whatever be the size of India's shadow economy - and here they reveal deep skepticism about latest World Bank ...More..

Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices

Trump also rolled out new teams that will interact with the State Department, Pentagon, Justice Department and other national security agencies. On Tuesday, he issued a blunt warning to Mr. Again we, a joint gr...More..

Week 11 Preview: Dallas Cowboys
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Week 11 Preview: Dallas Cowboys

When Bryant is involved, the Cowboys offense runs more effectively. The Dallas Cowboys have had an incredible season offensively this far in the season, ranking 3rd overall. The latter skilfully avoided say...More..

by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Ashwin, Jadeja strike late as India sniff victory in Vizag Test

Out! Broad picks up another one, this time it's Ashwin. "When you get injured in the second over of the match, you have no choice but to carry on in pain", Broad said. It would be a monumental effort to achie...More..

by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Shinzo Abe says Trump 'trustworthy'

Trump's campaign rhetoric caused much unease when he said America's allies should pay more for help from USA forces. Trump's daughter, Ivanka Trump, sat in on the meeting between the two world leaders, accord...More..

Sutton Foster & Christian Borle in Netflix's GILMORE GIRLS Reboot
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Sutton Foster & Christian Borle in Netflix's GILMORE GIRLS Reboot

Here is everything you need to know before Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life arrives on 25th November, in one handy guide. In our interview, Bishop shared how important it was to the cast and creators to explor...More..

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

ISIS terrorists on Thursday executed at least 32 civilians, mostly young men , in the city of Mosul, after accusing them of spying for the Iraqi forces. ISIS emboldened by leader's message? Another breakthr...More..

by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Moooving on: Cows stranded by New Zealand quake are rescued

The government was expecting to receive satellite imagery later Wednesday to assess massive landslides around the country. Alien hunter Tyler Glockner, who narrates on the video , claims that several differe...More..

Irregular expenditure of national and provincial governments increase
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Irregular expenditure of national and provincial governments increase

Makwetu said poor management, shoddy probes into allegations of financial transgressions, and vacancies that remain unfilled in key positions such as accounting officers, were "the root causes of. Makwetu howev...More..

by | Friday, November 18, 2016

BIS in brief: State unemployment rate rises in October

Lānaʻi's rate of 4.1% was up from the 4.0% rate recorded a month before, and down from the 6.4% rate recorded at the same time past year. "Connecticut's two monthly measures of labor market health continue to...More..

Report released on corruption allegations against Zuma
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Report released on corruption allegations against Zuma

The release of the report came after Jacob Zuma lifted a court application to try to block its publication. It followed an apology by Zuma after the Constitutional Court ruled that he failed to uphold the const...More..

India And Israel To Strengthen Defence Partnership And Combat Terrorism
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

India And Israel To Strengthen Defence Partnership And Combat Terrorism

Stressing that major structural reforms will have a huge impact on India's growth in years to come, Kant said India is now going through "short term pains" for long-term gains. Later in the day, Rivlin visited ...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Merkel says Steinmeier excellent candidate for German presidency

Germany's ruling coalition has agreed to support the Social Democrat Frank-Walter Steinmeier as Germany's next president. "Merkel. has suddenly become the most important leader of the free, democratic and ...More..

A North Korean Messi? Pyongyang academy hopes so
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

A North Korean Messi? Pyongyang academy hopes so

Choe Son-hui, the head of the North Korean Foreign Ministry's bureau handling U.S. affairs, will talk in Switzerland with U.S. experts including Joel Wit, a former North Korea analyst at the U.S. government i...More..

by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Obama gets up-close look at the Acropolis

Security was tight, with major roads shut down along the motorcade route and a ban on public gatherings and demonstrations in areas of central Athens and a southern suburb near a luxury seaside hotel where Mr...More..

Bird sporting 'Donald Trump's hairstyle' soars to internet fame
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Bird sporting 'Donald Trump's hairstyle' soars to internet fame

The park has given into the bird's newly elected fame, and on Wednesday added a number of photos of Little Red to its official website . Regardless of where you stand on the policies of President-elect Donal...More..