Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

DFP thanks Pakistan for observing 'Kashmir Solidarity Day' DFP thanks Pakistan for observing 'Kashmir Solidarity Day'

He expressed these views while speaking in the Kashmir Solidarity Day programme held in the KMC Building on Monday. Even Kashmiri prisoners are denied suitable medical aid in prisons. The JKDFP said that not only the political rights but religious ri...

UK Service Sector Growth Weakest In 16 Months UK Service Sector Growth Weakest In 16 Months

The headline PMI rose from 49.9 in December to 50.2 in January this year. Similar to the trends for activity, both service providers and manufacturers noted a further increase in new business during the opening month of the year amid reports of fir...

Paris Nightclub Terror Suspect In Brussels Court Paris Nightclub Terror Suspect In Brussels Court

He also said Muslims are "judged and treated in the worst of ways, mercilessly", and that he is putting his trust in Allah. Abdeslam will be ferried daily to the Belgian capital from a French prison just across the border. Abdeslam arrived in the B...

Nassar sentenced to 40 - 125 years in Eaton County Nassar sentenced to 40 - 125 years in Eaton County

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach said he was saddened by the "tragic and criminal" sexual abuse case that has rocked USA gymnastics and that he hopes an independent investigation will ascertain where athletes were failed.

Poonch : An Army officer and three jawans martyred in Pakistan shelling Poonch : An Army officer and three jawans martyred in Pakistan shelling

Home Minister Rajnath Singh said earlier today Indians had full faith in the valour of the Army. He would have turned 23 on February 10, the official said. He said in another ceasefire violation in Bandi Chacian Sector one Army Jawan namely Sepoy ...

Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to continue talks on joint action plan Pakistan, Afghanistan agree to continue talks on joint action plan

According to a Joint Press release, Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Solidarity is a joint action plan for cooperation in the areas of counter-terrorism and reduction of violence, peace and reconciliation, refugees repatriation and join...

Will double down on LoC fire, says Rajnath Will double down on LoC fire, says Rajnath

PV Sindhu advances to India Open semis PV Sindhu advances to India Open semis

Crestfallen after the defeat, Sindhu skipped the mandatory press conference. Zhang is already responsible for disappointing many Indian fans, having eliminated Indian badminton star Saina Nehwal in the quarter-final. In a closely fought Final, Si...

Syria Slams US Allegations on Chemical Weapons Syria Slams US Allegations on Chemical Weapons

He stressed that the United States did not have evidence of sarin gas use. However, he acknowledged of not having seen evidence of the nerve agent sarin used by the Syrian government. The US launched airstrikes against a Syrian government military ba...

Hundreds of thousands protest in Athens over Macedonia name dispute Hundreds of thousands protest in Athens over Macedonia name dispute

But police put the figure at around 140,000. Tens of thousands assembled in the city centre, with organisers claiming more than one million people would take to the streets. Officials in Skopje counter that their country has been known as Macedonia...

Israel legalises outpost after settler shot dead Israel legalises outpost after settler shot dead

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs said on Sunday that the ongoing search for the cell leader "unveils the racism, extremism and hatred prevailing within Israel's political and military institutions", the official Palestini...

PLO could withdraw recognition of Israel PLO could withdraw recognition of Israel

The PLO statement denounced U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's statements in Israel last month where he said the United States embassy will be moved to Jerusalem before the end of 2019. President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to address the General Assem...

Oil tanker with 22 sailors missing in pirates' den Oil tanker with 22 sailors missing in pirates' den

Swaraj said India was coordinating with naval authorities in Nigeria and Benin in the search for the ship. "A 24-hour helpline number set up by the Embassy", he added. Earlier, owners of the tanker, Anglo Eastern Univan Group, intimated the Dir...

Bahrain attends Arab League meeting Bahrain attends Arab League meeting

Following Trump's Jerusalem move, an angry Abbas declared that he would "no longer accept" any peace plan proposed by the United States following the Jerusalem recognition. Israel took over the eastern part of the city in the 1967 Six-Day War, and ...

North Korea 'using German embassy to buy NUKE MISSILE parts' North Korea 'using German embassy to buy NUKE MISSILE parts'

NDR released portions of its interview with Maassen on Saturday, but the full program will be aired on Monday. Mr Maassen said of the embassy: "We have seen that procurement activities took place from there, from our point of view with a view to ...

Paul Ryan slammed for tweet about $1.50 pay hike Paul Ryan slammed for tweet about $1.50 pay hike

Ryan's tweet celebrating a public high school employee earning an extra $1.50 per week went mega-viral-and not in a good way, with countless people mocking and deriding the Wisconsin congressman for the tone-deaf tweet. Ryan's office was not immedi...

4-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC 4-magnitude quake hits Taiwan: CENC

On February 6, 2016, an quake with a magnitude of 6.4 struck 28 km northeast of Pingtung City in southern Taiwan. The epicenter of Sunday's quake was located on the eastern coast of Taiwan. "A total of 10 aftershocks were reported, with the largest...

Assault on J&K students: Three of six accused arrested Assault on J&K students: Three of six accused arrested

Of the fresh battalions sanctioned for the task by the Home Ministry, the report said, 85 will be from the Central Reserve Police Force, 75 from the Border Security Force, 55 from the Central Industrial Security Force, 40 from the Sashastra Seema Bal...

Freezing rain, moderate snowfall hits Chicago area on Sunday Freezing rain, moderate snowfall hits Chicago area on Sunday

National Weather Service forecasters said their latest guidance indicated "significant potential for freezing precipitation" in the area. Gant says precipitation could begin as a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain before dawn Sunday before ...

China Calls US Nuclear Weapons Policy 'Cold War Mentality' China Calls US Nuclear Weapons Policy 'Cold War Mentality'

Apparently in reference to the threat of a catastrophic cyber attack , Trump said that Washington seeks to reinforce the deterrence against major actions against the United States and its allies, including those "that do not come in the form of n...

Super Bowl LII: The Eagle Way is similar to the Patriot Way Super Bowl LII: The Eagle Way is similar to the Patriot Way

The post-Super Bowl episode promises to finally fill in the rest of the blanks and rank as one of the series' most heart-breaking episodes yet. The final score will be Philadelphia 21 New England 24. For what seems like forever, the New Englan...

Sri Lanka calls on Maldives to uphold rule of law Sri Lanka calls on Maldives to uphold rule of law

Almost 48 hours after the Maldives Supreme Court overturned the conviction of nine opposition leaders, including the exiled former President, Mohamed Nasheed , the Male administration is yet to release them, raising domestic and global concern...

Trump hails immigration plan at homeland security meeting

The immigration issue was at the center of a funding dispute that led last month to a three-day partial shutdown of government agencies. U.S. President Donald Trump warned Republican lawmakers Thursday against labeling hundreds of thousands of youn...

IOC: Russian athletes cleared of doping may be invited to 2018 games IOC: Russian athletes cleared of doping may be invited to 2018 games

The collective appeal was filed by speed skaters Denis Yuskov and Pavel Kulizhnikov, ski jumper Dmitry Vasiliev, biathlete Irina Starykh, Alexander Loginov and short-track speed skater Tatyana Borodulina, reports Tass news agency. Thirteen Russian a...

PKK/YPG terrorists attack Turkish border outpost in Kilis, 6 soldiers injured PKK/YPG terrorists attack Turkish border outpost in Kilis, 6 soldiers injured

Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured. The seventh one was killed in a YPG attack on the border, without giving further details. Ac...

Rihanna attends the Global Partnership for Education Conference Rihanna attends the Global Partnership for Education Conference

Known for her revealing onstage outfits and diva-like performances, Rihanna cut a far smarter figure at the conference, comfortable mingling with politicians and Senegalese dignitaries alike. France now dedicates just 2.5 percent of its aid budge...

Six wounded in drive-by shooting, police say foreigners were targeted Six wounded in drive-by shooting, police say foreigners were targeted

Italian media named one man that was arrested as Luca Traini, a 28-year-old from Macerata. Local media reported that at least six migrants were shot on Saturday by a man firing out of a auto window as he drove around Macerata, which is located ...

Hawaii man says he's devastated about sending missile alert Hawaii man says he's devastated about sending missile alert

A former state employee at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency was sacked for triggering the false alarm missile warning. He told CNN on Friday that he feels awful about what happened, but he did what he was trained to do. A federal and state re...

Leigh Halfpenny inspires Wales to victory over Scotland in Six Nations opener Leigh Halfpenny inspires Wales to victory over Scotland in Six Nations opener

With Scotland missing up to six front five players through injury, hooker Owens insists Wales will attempt to gain the upper hand in the scrum. Ringrose's absence is likely to see Bundee Aki retain the 13 shirt, while a back-row shorn of Heasli...

U.S. not ruling out use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear attacks U.S. not ruling out use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear attacks

US nuclear capabilities, however, "cannot prevent all conflict, and should not be expected to do so", as the Nuclear Posture Review states. If this continues, the risk that a nuclear weapon will be used for the first time in more than 70 years - ...

Pentagon officials fears White House pushing for war with North Korea Pentagon officials fears White House pushing for war with North Korea

The US authorities are "seeking to intentionally aggravate the situation by introducing the strategic assets including nuclear powered aircraft carrier strike groups into the vicinity of the Korean peninsula at a time when north and south of Korea ar...

Syrian rebels down Russian jet, kill pilot Syrian rebels down Russian jet, kill pilot

The pilot ejected before the crash and was captured, United Kingdom -based monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights told the BBC. "The pilot was killed in fighting against terrorists", it said, quoted by Russian agencies.

Kenya officials shut down TV coverage of opposition leader's 'swearing in' Kenya officials shut down TV coverage of opposition leader's 'swearing in'

The order was refused, and when Mr. Omtatah tried to deliver it himself, he was refused entry. No one was hurt. It was not clear if the government planned to appeal the order; government spokesman Eric Kiraithe said he had no immediate comment.

U.S. says Latin America does not need new imperial powers U.S. says Latin America does not need new imperial powers

He also went on the offensive against the leftist government of Venezuela, once a rival center of influence for Latin American nations, now a political and economic basket case. President Donald Trump's top diplomat returned to his alma mater, wh...

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