• 18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno village
18 killed in Boko Haram attack in Borno village

The militants attacked after climbing up a moat dug around the city to stave off Boko Haram suicide and gun attacks, Mr Ali said. The insurgent escaped from the Boko Haram enclave in Kekeno in the northern fringes of the Lake Chad Islands .

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  • Malala leaves for London via Doha after four-day Pakistan visit
Malala leaves for London via Doha after four-day Pakistan visit

During a reception at the Prime Minister's Office last week, she tearfully said during a televised speech that it was "a dream" to finally return home. Malala is widely respected internationally, but opinion is divided in Pakistan, where some conservatives view her as a Western agent on a mission to shame her country.

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  • Jaitley, Kejriwal move joint plea in courts to settle defamation cases
Jaitley, Kejriwal move joint plea in courts to settle defamation cases

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is yet to react on the apology. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who wrote an apology letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday morning, put the blame on his senior advocate Ram Jethmalani for making hostile statements without his knowledge.

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  • Texas native killed by blast in Syria
Texas native killed by blast in Syria

An agreement was reached with the powerful Jaish al Islam rebel faction to leave Douma, a town of at least 100,000 people roughly six miles northeast of downtown Damascus and the last area in Ghouta still in rebel hands, the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported Sunday.

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  • Ill-fated Chinese space station will pass over Northeast Ohio
Ill-fated Chinese space station will pass over Northeast Ohio

The China Manned Space Engineering Office said on its WeChat social media account that falling spacecraft do "not crash into the Earth fiercely like in sci-fi movies, but turn into a splendid (meteor shower) and move across the attractive starry sky as they race towards the Earth".

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  • China Hits US With $3B in Tariffs on Products Including Pork, Fruit
China Hits US With $3B in Tariffs on Products Including Pork, Fruit

United States scrap aluminium and frozen pork will be subject to a 25% additional tariff - on top of existing duties. A 15 percent tariff was imposed on apples , almonds and some other goods. The U.S. tariff hike has "has seriously damaged our interests", the Finance Ministry said in a statement . The US has since announced some exceptions for...

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  • Church offers community Easter meal for the 36th year
Church offers community Easter meal for the 36th year

Erica Roark, a parishioner at St. Matthew's, said a high school experience delivering Easter baskets to families in need gave her the idea to help St. The event itself has been going on for the past 26 years. It's our opportunity to give back to the family. The community has blessed us so amazingly.

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  • J&K encounters: 3 jawans,12 militants killed in Anantnag, Shopian districts
J&K encounters: 3 jawans,12 militants killed in Anantnag, Shopian districts

Police and Army's 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 3 RR, 34 RR, and Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ) were part of the operation. Earlier, at a press conference called at Victor Force headquarters at Awantipura, around 33 kms from here, Corps Commander of XV Corps, Lt Gen A K Bhatt, termed it one of the biggest operations in recent times and said ...

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  • No Deal on 'Dreamers,' President Declares
No Deal on 'Dreamers,' President Declares

Bush and United States Department of Homeland Security though certain critics had mentioned that it is still followed as part of various U.S. policies. Trump and his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, have often criticized the Obama administration for routinely paroling asylum seekers. The planned month-long procession, organized by People With...

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  • Russian Diplomats Expelled By US Arrive Home
Russian Diplomats Expelled By US Arrive Home

On March 23 the United States expelled 60 Russian intelligence and diplomatic officers residing in NY and Washington D.C.in response to Russia for allegedly poisoning ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal who were found slumped on a bench at a Salisbury park in the United Kingdom on March 4.

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  • Poulter off to Masters with Houston win
Poulter off to Masters with Houston win

I haven't won a stroke play event on the PGA Tour , and I'm in a position where I've got an opportunity to. This was his first stroke-play victory in America, and the timing could not have been better. Using the same putter he wielded so effectively to lead Europe to victory in the 2012 Ryder Cup, Poulter sank a 20-foot birdie putt at the last h...

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  • Hundreds rally for reform in Sacramento after police killing
Hundreds rally for reform in Sacramento after police killing

About eight seconds before the collision, a deputy inside the SUV was heard over a loudspeaker repeatedly telling protesters, "Back away from my vehicle". Observers say the deputy struck the woman at a high rate speed of speed, while authorities say the vehicle was moving slowly and the deputy was responding to a risky situation created by some of ...

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  • China Busts Smugglers Using Drones to Transport Smartphones
China Busts Smugglers Using Drones to Transport Smartphones

The customs officers in China's southern technology centre Shenzhen smashed a group of criminals who were using drones to smuggle five hundred million-yuan ($79.8 million) worth of mobile phones to Shenzhen from Hong Kong, as reported by the official Legal Daily on Friday.

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  • Somalia: Extremists Attack African Union Base in Southern Somalia
Somalia: Extremists Attack African Union Base in Southern Somalia

Islamist insurgents battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding two vehicle bombs outside one of their bases, Somali police, military and the militants said. "They were repulsed, but all these attacks were to stop reinforcement". Mr. Olweny said soldiers in the African Union peacekeeping mission, known as Amisom, had kil...

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  • Cambridge Analytica staff 'get hurt', says whistleblower Christopher Wylie
Cambridge Analytica staff 'get hurt', says whistleblower Christopher Wylie

The changes have been broken down into three categories: a cleaner and easier to use settings UI, a new privacy shortcuts menu, and new tools for tracking and editing the data you share. AIQ did not respond to a Reuters request for comment after Tuesday's committee hearing, but in an earlier statement said it had never entered into a contract w...

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  • Costa Rica Election Hands Presidency to Governing Party Stalwart
Costa Rica Election Hands Presidency to Governing Party Stalwart

Costa Rica's governing party won a big presidential election victory Sunday as many voters rejected an evangelical pastor who had jumped into political prominence by campaigning against same-sex marriage. Carlos Alvarado , in contrast, ran on a broad campaign to tackle the priorities identified by his Citizens' Action Party, which has been in power...

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  • United Kingdom 'considering' Russian request to visit ex-spy's daughter
United Kingdom 'considering' Russian request to visit ex-spy's daughter

In retaliation to the UK's steps, 23 British diplomats were expelled, the British consulate general in the city of St. Petersburg was closed and the British Council had to shut down its operations in Russian Federation. The countries informed Friday of expulsions were Australia , Albania , Germany , Denmark , Ireland, Spain, Italy , Canada , ...

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  • Man loses limb in Big Island shark bite incident - Hawaii News Now
Man loses limb in Big Island shark bite incident - Hawaii News Now

Firefighters and paramedics were called to Kukio Beach on the Kona Coast. The victim, who lives in the community at Kukio Golf and Beach Club , was rushed to North Hawaii Community Hospital via helicopter. Dan Dennison with the state Department of Land and Natural Resources said that, per standard procedure, beach closure signs warning visitors ...

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  • Union minister's son denied bail
Union minister's son denied bail

Shashwat is named in an FIR (176/18) lodged with Nathnagar police station under sections 147, 148, 149, 188, 353, 153A and 295A of Indian Penal Code besides 3 (d) of Loudspeaker Act for leading a procession on March 17 without any written permission from the district administration and playing provocative songs that resulted in violent group clashe...

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  • J&K encounters: 3 martyred Army jawans belonged to Punjab, UP, Rajasthan
J&K encounters: 3 martyred Army jawans belonged to Punjab, UP, Rajasthan

As per details by Commander of the Army's Srinagar-based 15 Corps Lieutenant General AK Bhatt, two terrorists responsible for killing Indian Army Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz had been eliminated in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district . But our operations won't stop with antinational activities by some people. Shopian district off late had witnessed...

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  • Toyota Baleno and Vitara Brezza, and Suzuki Corolla - Mutual vehicle supply
Toyota Baleno and Vitara Brezza, and Suzuki Corolla - Mutual vehicle supply

According to the statement, the vehicles will be sold by respective subsidiaries of Toyota and Suzuki based in India through their sales networks. Toyota Kirloskar Motor , in the same period, has sold 128,106 PVs (-1.13%) for a market share of 4.29 percent (down 0.4% YoY) including 89,751 UVs for a UV market share of 10.81% (down 1.36% YoY).

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  • Bill & Ted Team Reunite to Reveal Excellent Adventure Secrets
Bill & Ted Team Reunite to Reveal Excellent Adventure Secrets

The first film Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure was released in 1989 with Reeves playing the role of Ted Theodore Logan and Winter as Bill S Preston. Matheson explained the plot, saying:"You're told you're gonna save the world". "Along with Scott Kroopf , the original producer [of Excellent Adventure and Bogus Journey ].

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  • Pro-China Nepalese PM on India visit
Pro-China Nepalese PM on India visit

He also said that preparations have already started for the upcoming visit of Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli to India , his first foreign trip after assuming office early this year. It will also look at the implementation of agreements and pacts, officials said. The strategically important district of Nepal bordering China has the nearest Chinese...

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  • Immigrant 'caravan' heading to US-Mexico border sparks Trump's concern
Immigrant 'caravan' heading to US-Mexico border sparks Trump's concern

In his tweets, Trump referred to "caravans" of immigrants heading toward the southern border - a subject addressed on the Fox program. Republicans must go to Nuclear Option to pass tough laws NOW. OH governor John Kasich, a potential Republican challenger to Trump in the 2020 primary, wrote: "A true leader preserves & offers hope, doesn't take ho...

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  • Ex-spy poisoning: Plane carrying expelled Russian diplomats reaches Moscow
Ex-spy poisoning: Plane carrying expelled Russian diplomats reaches Moscow

President Vladimir Putin is "investing in long-range missiles, boasting about nuclear systems and engaging brazen cyber operations". Hundreds of diplomats are being expelled from both the West and Russian Federation in the dispute. "We are therefore open for dialogue and are trying to rebuild trust bit by bit if Russian Federation is ready". ...

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