Pakistan wants peace and stability in Afghanistan: Khawaja Asif

USA officials claim that Pakistan is supporting the Taliban, while Pakistani officials note that the Afghan Taliban have at least as many "safe havens" in Afghanistan, and the United States has been no more successful at stamping out such areas tha... More..

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Hezbollah says bulk of IS convoy has left Syrian government area
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Hezbollah says bulk of IS convoy has left Syrian government area

The Hezbollah-negotiated deal angered Iraq and the USA and a convoy carrying around 300 militants and as many family members has been stuck since early this week in a government-controlled area in the desert ou...More..

Trump says John Kelly doing 'great job' as chief of staff
by | Sunday, September 03, 2017

Trump says John Kelly doing 'great job' as chief of staff

A few weeks later, the White House announced that Trump had made a decision to give his first three months of salary to the Interior Department; his second three months worth went to the Education Departmen...More..

Penn State frat members cleared of felony charges in hazing death
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Penn State frat members cleared of felony charges in hazing death

Two defendants waived the hearing. Eighteen fraternity members and the fraternity itself face a range of charges. "We're going to challenge any of these charges that were bound over that we feel shouldn't h...More..

Iran keeping within limits of nuclear deal
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Iran keeping within limits of nuclear deal

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is the formal name for the Iran deal . Diplomats said Macron's comments, in which he also stressed that the deal was "good", came amid concerns in Paris that U.S. The p...More..

Ghazipur's mountain of trash caves in, two killed
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Ghazipur's mountain of trash caves in, two killed

The rescue teams including NDRF and the nearby people who reached the spot first managed to save 4-5 people from under the garbage. "Visited Ghazipur site. Another bike rider who had fallen into the canal has...More..

Majority of Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart'
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Majority of Americans believe Trump is 'tearing the country apart'

Trump's base clearly has reservations about him, and those reservations are causing it to deteriorate slowly - albeit more slowly than people perhaps thought. Recent polls have shown that Republicans approve of...More..

State Department Hits Back At Russia For Kicking Out US Diplomats
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

State Department Hits Back At Russia For Kicking Out US Diplomats

On Thursday, the US State Department demanded closure of the Russian consulate in San Francisco , as well as two annex buildings in Washington and NY. And with each move, each government insists they are o...More..

by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

US Pressure on North Korea Is 'Futile': Putin

Vladimir Putin has warned that North Asia is "on the brink of a large-scale conflict" and - in an apparent rebuke to Donald Trump - suggested that dialogue is the only way forward. And earlier this week Pyon...More..

Vote ruling a rare win for Kenyan opposition veteran Odinga
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Vote ruling a rare win for Kenyan opposition veteran Odinga

David Maraga, the court's chief justice, declared the outcome "invalid, null, and void" after worldwide election observers "failed, neglected or refused to conduct the presidential election in a manner consiste...More..

Eid-el-Adha : Muslims in Indonesia pray against religious extremism
by | Saturday, September 02, 2017

Eid-el-Adha : Muslims in Indonesia pray against religious extremism

The word " Eid " appears in Sura al-Mai'da (The Table Spread, Chapter 5) of the Qur'an, meaning solemn festival, he added. Ibrahim was ready to sacrifice his son - albeit with a heavy heart. " Eid al-Adha, w...More..

Trump pushes Congress for tax reform
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Trump pushes Congress for tax reform

The President's speech which only briefly touched on policy details surely didn't mask the challenge he and a Republican Congress will face in ensuring a true overhaul of the tax code . But what he doesn't...More..

Bloomington Mayor Signs
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Bloomington Mayor Signs "We Are With Dreamers" Letter

In the five years since President Barack Obama launched the program, about 800,000 immigrants have registered with DACA , which is available to residents who came to the US illegally before their 16th birthd...More..

Springsteen on Broadway Extended by Ten Weeks
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Springsteen on Broadway Extended by Ten Weeks

However, Ticketmaster cautions desperate fans not to cave in and fork over big bucks to scalpers, as they may not even have the tickets they claim to be selling. Tickets for the initial run sold out yesterday...More..

US, Russia continue to negotiate with Gulf countries over crisis
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

US, Russia continue to negotiate with Gulf countries over crisis

In a brief statement, she expressed her "profound gratitude to King Salman for his generous hospitality and special care and attention" she has been receiving. US President Donald Trump has called on Saudi King...More..

Irma rapidly becomes major hurricane in mid-Atlantic
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Irma rapidly becomes major hurricane in mid-Atlantic

The hurricane is expected to continue to grow stronger in the coming days as it moves over warm Atlantic waters, and forecast discussion estimates in will be a Category 4 hurricane within the next three to four...More..

Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar into Bangladesh
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar into Bangladesh

Ariful Islam said on Thursday. The situation of ethnic Rohingya Muslims is worsening in Myanmar. Several thousand Rohingyas from Myanmar, mostly women, children and elderly people, were waiting in no man's ...More..

Benazir Bhutto assassination verdict : Five acquitted, two sentenced, Musharraf declared absconder
by | Friday, September 01, 2017

Benazir Bhutto assassination verdict : Five acquitted, two sentenced, Musharraf declared absconder

In 2013, the chief prosecutor investigating Musharraf in the Bhutto murder case was shot dead in his auto in Islamabad. The former Prime Minister and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Benazir Bhutto wa...More..

Photos from Hurricane Harvey show the bond between us and our pets
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Photos from Hurricane Harvey show the bond between us and our pets

People can submit an online foster application here if they are willing to help by sheltering one or more hurricane animals for placement through Louie's Legacy. Mandy Schaaf, volunteer and special events coord...More..

Merkel, Macron eye deeper eurozone integration after German election
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Merkel, Macron eye deeper eurozone integration after German election

The sanctions were placed by the European Union against Russian Federation for backing separatists in eastern Ukraine and Merkel told reporters Tuesday there's still a situation there where "Ukraine doe...More..

Sean Spicer's prayers granted: Meets the pope in Vatican
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Sean Spicer's prayers granted: Meets the pope in Vatican

Share this article: Sean Spicer (right) takes picture of Pope Francis at Vatican. "Spicer, who is Catholic, was serving as President Trump's press secretary when Trump traveled to the Vatican in May". Spi...More..

Iran rejects United States demand for United Nations inspector visit to military sites
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Iran rejects United States demand for United Nations inspector visit to military sites

Rohani was responding to a call by USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley's last week for the IAEA to seek access to Iran's military sites to ensure they are not concealing secret nuclear activiti...More..

by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

US Successfully Tests SM-6 Missile Interceptor in Pacific

Hawaii missile test on Monday: The latest USA test came days after North Korea fired a Hwasong-12 missile over Japan, an ally of the United States. The target was a medium-range ballistic missile launched fro...More..

Harvey Tragedy: Van Swept Away With Family Inside Is Found
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Harvey Tragedy: Van Swept Away With Family Inside Is Found

Police say the elderly couple's son Samuel "Sammy" Saldivar, told them he was driving eastbound on Green River Rd. near John Ralston Rd. when rising water in Greens Bayou overcame the van in which they were t...More..

by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Transgender troops in military can continue to serve for now, Mattis says

The president said that the ban was needed to avoid "tremendous medical costs and disruption" posed by transgender people serving in the military . An estimate by the Rand Corp . has suggested that there c...More..

Juncker on Brexit: first financial settlement, then trade talks
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Juncker on Brexit: first financial settlement, then trade talks

They're happy to pay £36 billion , on the proviso that both sides can start on a free trade deal sooner, but that offer falls foul of Brussels' beloved schedule for how these talks should go. The talks in ...More..

'Lebanon has triumphed over ISIS terrorism'
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

'Lebanon has triumphed over ISIS terrorism'

An Islamic State militant group ( ISIS ) member looks out of the window of a bus in the Qara area in Syria's Qalamoun region, August 28, as hundreds of ISIS members and their families are transported to Deir ez...More..

RBI All Set For Rs 1000 Notes
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

RBI All Set For Rs 1000 Notes

It said the total expenditure incurred on security printing stood at Rs 7,965 crore for the period July 2016-June 2017 as against Rs 3,420 crore incurred in 2015-16 - an increased cost of Rs 4,545 crore on ac...More..

Heavy monsoon rains paralyze India's financial center, Mumbai (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)
by | Thursday, August 31, 2017

Heavy monsoon rains paralyze India's financial center, Mumbai (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Some parts of the western coastal city received 297.6mm (11.72 inches) rainfall Tuesday. Meanwhile, speaking on the mitigation measures taken post the Mumbai floods, Sanjay Kumar, Directorate General, Natio...More..

Body found of 22-year-old woman who was 8 months pregnant
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Body found of 22-year-old woman who was 8 months pregnant

The eight months pregnant Greywind was found by kayakers eight days after she was reported missing. One such development came last week when Fargo police revealed they had discovered a healthy, 2-day-old ...More..

Britain in 'good position' in Brexit talks: PM May's spokeswoman
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Britain in 'good position' in Brexit talks: PM May's spokeswoman

This is necessary to make sufficient progress ... Barnier and British negotiator David Davis appeared at a short media briefing before they started negotiations . Davis is due back in Brussels late on Wed...More..

Sheriff pardoned by Trump may run for Senate
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Sheriff pardoned by Trump may run for Senate

Noah brought up how Democrats and Republicans alike have condemned the Arpaio pardon, adding that the former sheriff claimed he was anti-illegal immigration but is "really just anti-being a decent human being"....More..

Houston police officer dies in flood, chief says
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Houston police officer dies in flood, chief says

Attempts to reach him were not answered, and his wife said she hadn't seen him since 4 a.m. on Sunday, Acevedo said. The flooding was so bad that Perez' primary work location was evacuated. A Houston poli...More..

Netanyahu warns United Nations secretary-general of Iran's 'warfronts' in Syria, Lebanon
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Netanyahu warns United Nations secretary-general of Iran's 'warfronts' in Syria, Lebanon

Tel Aviv - Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , issued a scathing criticism of the United Nations on Monday as the Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres , began his first visit to the country. With Neta...More..

Germany will be harsh with holiday refugees, says Angela Merkel
by | Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Germany will be harsh with holiday refugees, says Angela Merkel

German chancellor Angela Merkel has "lost touch" with ordinary people, does not know how to handle Dieselgate, and is too soft on Turkey , her main election rival, Martin Schulz, has said. Her mother had mi...More..