• Taliban storm district in Afghanistan's Ghazni
Taliban storm district in Afghanistan's Ghazni

Militants also burned parts of the district headquarters following rocket attacks, the official said, adding the situation has been brought under control and the militants have been evicted from the area. "Our mujahideen have confiscated weapons and ammunition", Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said. Additionally, nine other policemen were wo...

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  • North Korea's rubber stamp parliament convenes in leader's absence
North Korea's rubber stamp parliament convenes in leader's absence

Kim had been present at six out of eight previous Supreme People's Assembly (SPA) sessions held since he officially became party head six years ago, according to the South's Unification Ministry. North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, on a visit to Moscow, said the situation on the Korean peninsula and world events showed that his country and R...

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  • Man accused of telling woman he has 'full-blown AIDS' before raping her
Man accused of telling woman he has 'full-blown AIDS' before raping her

In mitigation, Ngina said she was remorseful and sought for forgiveness arguing that she was only disciplining her son and had no intention of harming him. "I went to crack the door open, and they barged, at least two of them, barged through the door and knocked me through the wall", Anthony told Fox Carolina .

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  • Neither Obama Nor Trump Will Be Invited To The Royal Wedding
Neither Obama Nor Trump Will Be Invited To The Royal Wedding

For five days, the two will keep royal wedding fanatics updated on the fancy preparations for the event before Harry and Meghan are joined in matrimony at St. Included in this special list is a young survivor of the Manchester terror attack a year ago, a deaf schoolboy who uses his lunch break to teach his classmates sign language and a young g...

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  • Chinese Baby Born Four Years After Parents Were Killed in Car Accident
Chinese Baby Born Four Years After Parents Were Killed in Car Accident

For the following three years, their four parents fought an intense legal battle for custody of the four fertilised eggs left by their late children. The soon-to-be grandparents eventually won custody and baby Tiantian was born by a Laotian surrogate last December, reported The Beijing News .

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  • Beating Brexit barriers: Most UK businesses want close regulatory alignment with EU
Beating Brexit barriers: Most UK businesses want close regulatory alignment with EU

The creative industries want to maintain as many of these protections as possible on leaving the EU. Another important finding is that changes to rules in one sector have significant knock on effects for companies in other sectors and throughout supply chains.

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  • Syrian government forces gain full control of eastern Ghouta: Russian agencies
Syrian government forces gain full control of eastern Ghouta: Russian agencies

Retaking control of Eastern Ghouta would be a major victory for Assad in Syria's seven-year war, which has killed more than 350,000 people and displaced millions. The forces have also taken control of Duoma, the last rebel stronghold, according to Russian media, days after a toxic gas attack there killed 70 .

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  • 'Death Penalty Down by Four Percent'
'Death Penalty Down by Four Percent'

The countries known to have executed people for drug-related crimes are China , Iran, Saudi Arabia and Singapore. China remains the world's top executioner but the data is classified as a state secret. "The leadership of countries in this region gives fresh hope that the abolition of the ultimate cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment is wi...

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  • Three IRGC members martyred in attack on Syrian airfield
Three IRGC members martyred in attack on Syrian airfield

The strike came amidst an global wrangling about the allegations of the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian army in the attack on the rebels in Douma district. Scenes of men, women and children murdered through the use of chemical-weapons agents have once again flooded the world, with an ally of Iran and Russia-the Assad regime-again committing a...

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  • Salah delighted with Man City triumph: I'm here to score for Liverpool
Salah delighted with Man City triumph: I'm here to score for Liverpool

Only I would say that all the teams around the world - maybe in two years we spent more - but over an average of five or 10 years a lot of teams spend a lot of money. I would say we didn't have any luck with injuries again and City didn't have injuries all season. "Big congratulations to Liverpool ", he added. City lead the domestic standi...

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  • NHL Playoffs Bracket: Matchups, Schedule as Chase for Stanley Cup Gets Underway
NHL Playoffs Bracket: Matchups, Schedule as Chase for Stanley Cup Gets Underway

Will the year of Philadelphia continue? Since September 2016, an expansion team - the Vegas Golden Knights - has been added to the league. It is Stanley Cup Playoff time, and the Nashville Predators are not just any time. Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos are a large reason why. Andrei Vasilevskiy will clearly out play Keith Kinkai...

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  • Amit Shah on two-day tour to poll-bound Karnataka
Amit Shah on two-day tour to poll-bound Karnataka

Bhalla said that for the last four years BJP is ruling the country with absolute majority at the Centre and the party is equal partner in the PDP led coalition government in J&K but nothing has been done to deport Rohangiyas from Jammu .

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  • US, Russia step up warnings ahead of possible Syria strike
US, Russia step up warnings ahead of possible Syria strike

Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to respond to the latest Russian warnings, saying missiles "will be coming". US President Donald Trump on Tuesday virtually declared war on Russian Federation over Syria on Twitter, warning Moscow that he would use new "smart" missiles if it targeted the US launch sites or American missiles attacking the Rus...

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  • School district to arm teachers with mini baseball bats
School district to arm teachers with mini baseball bats

Hall said the district - which sits on the Lake Erie coast, conducted an online survey to gauge feeling on arming teachers in the classroom. As for the symbolism, Hall said: "It's not about just hiding and waiting. Last month, the White House promised to help provide "rigorous firearms training" to some schoolteachers in response to the shooting...

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  • Alberta premier says province prepared to buy Trans Mountain pipeline outright
Alberta premier says province prepared to buy Trans Mountain pipeline outright

The finance minister is expected to meet later today with Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, and says he plans to reinforce the Trudeau government's "resolute determination" to keep the project on track. In addition to the Trans Mountain system, two other pipeline projects now are proposed to move crude oil from Alberta either to the Great Lakes or the...

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  • Israeli war planes struck Syrian air base, says Russian military
Israeli war planes struck Syrian air base, says Russian military

Hundreds of Syrians have poured into the main square of the country's largest city, Aleppo, to celebrate the surrender of opposition fighters near the capital of Damascus. "They tried to escape death, but here in Douma, there is death is everywhere". "We will not allow, here on the Gaza border, them to hurt us". A Syrian war-monitoring group sa...

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  • Watchdog sending team to probe alleged Syria gas attack
Watchdog sending team to probe alleged Syria gas attack

Syria has been asked to "make the necessary arrangements for such a deployment", the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said . "The team is preparing to deploy to Syria shortly". Russian Federation joined the Syrian civil war to fight alongside Syrian President Bashar Assad in 2015. The guided missile destroyer is armed with ...

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  • Victim in East Texas nurse murder case identified as decorated Army veteran
Victim in East Texas nurse murder case identified as decorated Army veteran

Davis was not being cooperative with investigators and did not have a criminal record, Toler said. Davis once more entered a patient's room in January 2018, leaving this patient in a vegetative state as well. The hospital's spokesperson, William Knous, states that William Davis was employed from 2013 to 2018. "Because of our strong commitment t...

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  • Jordan Zimmermann: Exits after being hit by comebacker
Jordan Zimmermann: Exits after being hit by comebacker

He was taken to a hospital for further examinations, including X-rays. CLEVELAND (AP) - Detroit pitcher Jordan Zimmerman was hit on the face by a liner drive off the bat of Cleveland's Jason Kopnis and left the game after two batters. "When I knew all my teeth were there and my jaw and stuff wasn't peeled in like it was in 2007, I knew there was ...

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  • As crises swirl, US Senate to grill Pompeo for secretary of state
As crises swirl, US Senate to grill Pompeo for secretary of state

Pompeo will need bipartisan support to clear the panel, which Republicans govern with a narrow 11-10 majority. He will add, "War is always the last resort". CIA Director Mike Pompeo will work to fix a shelled-out State Department if the Senate confirms his nomination to run the department, the White House said in a statement Wednesday night.

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  • Australian Muslim activist 'kicked out of US'
Australian Muslim activist 'kicked out of US'

Writer and activist Yassmin Abdel-Magied says she's been denied entry to and deported from the United States, where she was slated to speak at an event for young Muslim women. 'We are aware of reports that an Australian has been refused entry to the United States, ' it said in a statement. The 27-year-old wrote on Twitter on Thursday that she h...

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  • Airlines warned about Syria air strikes
Airlines warned about Syria air strikes

Mr. Trump canceled a planned trip to Latin America later this week in order to oversee an American response to Syria, according to a White House statement . Any US strike is likely to involve naval assets, given the risk to aircraft from Russian and Syrian air defence systems. Retired Adm. James Stavridis, a former head of North Atlantic Treat...

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  • End of oil exploration permits historic for Māori , but battle not over
End of oil exploration permits historic for Māori , but battle not over

Ms Ardern, who was elected Prime Minister previous year, has pledged to reduce the country's net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050. Opposition energy spokesman Jonathan Young said gas helped ensure New Zealand's electricity supply and when existing reserves ran out in 10 years it would be forced to import emissions-heavy alternatives such ...

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  • Deputy national security adviser Nadia Schadlow resigns
Deputy national security adviser Nadia Schadlow resigns

Bolton's arrival at the White House also prompted the departure of Trump's national security council spokesman, Michael Anton. The national security staff Bolton inherited, joined by other White House aides, saw former national security adviser Lt.

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  • Kentucky lawmakers say governor is 'misguided'
Kentucky lawmakers say governor is 'misguided'

The budget sent to Bevin's desk "spends every single cent we would have in an emergency", Bevin said . No Democrat voted for the bill in either chamber. The tax plan includes taxing various services, such as vehicle repairs, dry cleaning and pet care, and would also set the tax rates for individuals and corporations at 5 percent.

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