• Villagers along LoC flee as India, Pakistan trade artillery fire
Villagers along LoC flee as India, Pakistan trade artillery fire

Pakistani troops had resorted to unprovoked shelling along the LoC in Nowshera sector on February 24 and 25. Sources identified the affected areas as Tarkundi Gali, Lambi Bari, Khorinar, Dhar and Panjgrayin, all in Rajouri district. In military warfare during peacetime, the Army uses its Artillery guns as a last defensive measure after all smal...

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  • Pakistan Proposes Mediation Between Afghanistan and the Taliban
Pakistan Proposes Mediation Between Afghanistan and the Taliban

However, the dialogue was suspended after the announcement of the death, in 2013, of the spiritual guide of the insurgent group, Mullah Mohammad Omar, and the election of his successor, Mullah Akhtar Mohamed Mansur. Trump has also raised pressure on Pakistan - the neighboring country that Afghanistan accuses of sheltering and supporting the Taliban...

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  • U.S. ambassador to Mexico steps down amid tense relations
U.S. ambassador to Mexico steps down amid tense relations

She served in numerous roles in Washington, including as deputy secretary for Western Hemisphere affairs for five years before she moved to Mexico , where she was a key broker in the agreement to re-establish relations between Cuba and the United States during the Obama administration.

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  • Arizona's Allonzo Trier wins NCAA appeal, is eligible and will play Thursday
Arizona's Allonzo Trier wins NCAA appeal, is eligible and will play Thursday

Robbins and athletic director Dave Heeke said head coach Sean Miller would rejoin the team for Thursday night's game against Stanford after missing the team's overtime loss to OR on Saturday. On Feb. 22, Arizona Athletics issued a statement saying it had received word from the NCAA that Trier was ineligible for, "the reappearance of a trace amo...

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  • [PyeongChang 2018] PyeongChang to host largest Winter Paralympics next month
[PyeongChang 2018] PyeongChang to host largest Winter Paralympics next month

In Australia, the 2018 Paralympics can be seen on the Seven Network, marking the first time the Winter Paralympics will be shown on commercial TV in the country. Six guides were also allowed to assist the performance of the visually impaired athletes. As a core part of the hosting process, the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olymp...

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  • Hope Hicks becomes 4th White House communications head to quit under Trump
Hope Hicks becomes 4th White House communications head to quit under Trump

Trump's immediate predecessors, Barack Obama and George W. Bush, had their communications directors last a little less than two years and about three years, respectively. Hicks was dating Porter at the time . One person said Hicks had been increasingly feeling the stress of the position. The House committee is investigating what US officials have ...

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  • France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets
France's Marine Le Pen charged over Islamic State tweets

The crime is punishable by up to 3 years in prison and a fine of 75,000 euros ($91,000). " Daesh is THIS! " she declared in a series of now-deleted tweets (using an Arabic acronym for IS), which showed uncensored ISIS killings, including Foley, a freelance journalist, who was captured in Syria in 2012 and beheaded in August 2014.

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  • US trying to 'embarrass' Pakistan with terror financing list - minister
US trying to 'embarrass' Pakistan with terror financing list - minister

The extensive bilateral talks began afterwards to find a common ground, but the National Security Strategy document unveiled by the United States, the Trump's New Year tweet, the suspension of military aid and the USA move to get Pakistan to the FATF grey list, left little doubt that the talks have failed to fix the strains.

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  • Battlefield 5 Will Reportedly be Set in World War II
Battlefield 5 Will Reportedly be Set in World War II

Recent rumors seemed to indicate that the developer was potentially looking to finally make Battlefield: Bad Company 3 but that doesn't seem to be the case. It's clear that first-person shooter fans feel burned out with modern and near-future shooters that have inundated the industry for the past decade. We've known that the next entry in the ...

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  • Maplin and Toys R Us go into administration
Maplin and Toys R Us go into administration

Insolvency professionals have always been predicting a wave of trouble would hit the beleaguered United Kingdom high street and it has come to pass with Kirkland & Ellis and Eversheds Sutherland securing lead roles on the collapses this week of Toys R Us and Maplin .

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  • I am not a 'Hindustan leaver': Karti to court
I am not a 'Hindustan leaver': Karti to court

Terming the INX media case as one of the most freaky one, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Counsel for Karti Chidambaram on Wednesday said that the arrest of the latter is "motivated". Allegations made in various media reports claimed that among other things Karti Chidambaram had "built a massive empire" for himself through investments in real esta...

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  • International Olympic Committee reinstates Russia
International Olympic Committee reinstates Russia

After a major doping scandal limited Russia's participation at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the country's Olympic committee has been formally reinstated by the International Olympic Committee . Under the neutrality rules, the Russians were unable to wear national uniforms or have their anthem played at medal presentations, although the ice hoc...

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  • Body of missing Middlesex woman found; man charged with first-degree murder
Body of missing Middlesex woman found; man charged with first-degree murder

Keyser, was in custody. He showed law enforcement where the body was located. "We know it is all over social media right now and if anybody has any information about this to please call the sheriff's office". St. John's two children are in the custody of her paternal grandfather. "A person of interest could be acquaintances, whether they be perso...

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  • MP by-polls: Congress bags both Kolaras and Mungaoli assembly seats
MP by-polls: Congress bags both Kolaras and Mungaoli assembly seats

The change of state party president has been on air for long in the wake of loss of four consecutive assembly byelections by the party in past eight months. A total of 13 candidates are in the fray in Mungaoli while 22 candidates are contesting in Kolaras. The Bijepur bye-poll was necessitated after Congress MLA Subal Sahu died in August 2017.

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  • 2222 terrorists killed since launch of Operation Olive Branch
2222 terrorists killed since launch of Operation Olive Branch

The arrest came after Turkey called on the Czech Republic to arrest the former co-leader and sent warrants for his arrest to Prague , Turkish officials said. "This decision will negatively impact relations between Turkey and the Czech Republic", he warned, without giving details. Muslim's lawyer Miroslav Krutina told reporters that his...

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  • Brexit law 'will strengthen devolution', claims United Kingdom minister
Brexit law 'will strengthen devolution', claims United Kingdom minister

The First Minister has done so despite the Scottish Parliament's presiding officer - the equivalent of Commons Speaker John Bercow - saying it is outside Holyrood's powers. It is the first time ministers at Holyrood have introduced a piece of legislation that has been ruled to be outside the Parliament's legislative area.

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  • Ellen DeGeneres Tortures Mandy Moore in Game of 'Why Is Mandy Crying?'
Ellen DeGeneres Tortures Mandy Moore in Game of 'Why Is Mandy Crying?'

Kimmel has been a vocal champion of children's health care since his son, Billy , was born with a heart defect in April 2017, and has urged Congress to restore the Children's Health Insurance Program . "I feel like maybe they [the Academy] felt sorry for me because I got caught up in the whole envelope thing", Kimmel said , which he added...

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  • Gazprom says will not restart gas supplies to Ukraine's Naftogaz
Gazprom says will not restart gas supplies to Ukraine's Naftogaz

Russian Gazprom's current failure to fulfill its contractual obligations and refusal to implement a ruling by a Stockholm arbitration court, which poses a threat to gas supplies to Ukraine and the European Union, have prompted Kyiv to do so, she said.

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  • Top 25 roundup: Miami buzzer-beater stuns No. 9 UNC
Top 25 roundup: Miami buzzer-beater stuns No. 9 UNC

North Carolina's Joel Berry II (2) puts up a shot to tie the game 88-88 with:05 to play against Miami on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill. They can already start preparing for Saturday's game against Duke. However, thanks to some huge plays late, (including a crucial offensive rebound by Pinson) the Tar Heels pulle...

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  • South Africa moves to seize white-owned land without compensation
South Africa moves to seize white-owned land without compensation

In 2017, the government found out that 72 percent of the farmland in South Africa was owned by white farmers as compared to 85 percent after apartheid (a system that advocates for discrimination) ended in 1994 and democracy took over. ANC rural affairs minister Gugile Nkwinti lauded the move, " the ANC unequivocally supports the principle of land...

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  • China's top paper says Xi Jinping won't necessarily serve for life
China's top paper says Xi Jinping won't necessarily serve for life

In an age of terrorism and refugees, rising nationalism and widening income gaps, it felt as if years of optimism had given way to a chill felt around the globe. After studying chemical engineering at the prestigious Tsinghua University in Beijing , Xi spent time in the military and briefly studied agriculture with an American family in Muscatin...

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  • IN repeals ban on Sunday alcohol sales
IN repeals ban on Sunday alcohol sales

Sales will be limited to the hours of noon to 8 p.m. amid a sense that alcohol would not be sold during typical Sunday church hours. "There is absolutely no need to any longer to make run for the border if you're a Hoosier or a Hoosier at heart", Holcomb says.

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  • Israel suspends plan to tax Jerusalem church properties
Israel suspends plan to tax Jerusalem church properties

The closure of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre , believed to mark the burial site of Jesus, had meant thousands of Christians were unable to visit the popular pilgrimage site for three days . Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi at the Knesset, on July 9, 2017. Earlier this month, an announcement from the municipality said it would sta...

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  • Melania Trump Delivers Powerful Speech In Response To School Shooting
Melania Trump Delivers Powerful Speech In Response To School Shooting

Melanie's comments may seem at odds to her husband Donald Trump'scomplicated relationship with social media , having become a prominent Twitter user known for often spewing misogynistic, racist, insensitive and hateful content. He'd promised the committee would be frugal for a "workmanlike" inauguration, donating leftover cash to charity. Wolk...

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  • Pakistan Welcomes Afghanistan's Peace Offer to Taliban
Pakistan Welcomes Afghanistan's Peace Offer to Taliban

Pakistan on Thursday welcomed Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's offer to seek peace through dialogue with the Taliban and assured Pakistan would extend all possible help to bring peace to Afghanistan , local media reported . The Taliban said the statement was in response to Wells's recent remarks that the United States has kept the doors of ...

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