• Afghanistan: Six Indians kidnapped by terrorists in Baghlan
Afghanistan: Six Indians kidnapped by terrorists in Baghlan

We are in touch with Afghan authorities. Provincial Afghan police chief Abdul Hanan confirmed the death toll to VOA, saying the worship place was also serving as a voter registration center. So, far, no organisation has taken responsibility for the kidnapping so far. Daesh is not known to have a presence in Khost, but has expanded its footprint i...

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  • South Korea expands inter-Korean cooperation organization
South Korea expands inter-Korean cooperation organization

He and Kim are expected to meet later this month or early June for discussion on the nuclear standoff between the two countries. Trump and the North Korean chief are attributable to meet within the subsequent few weeks. "We have the time and place all finished", said Trump on Saturday at a meeting in Ohio. Chung Eui-yong, left, Blue House nati...

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  • South African gold miners die in quake
South African gold miners die in quake

Mardon said that despite the many steps that had been taken to ensure mine safety and a constant decline in mining fatalities and mine injuries that had been achieved up to 2016‚ the trade union remained concerned about the increase in fatalities at mines since 2017.

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  • IPL: CSK beat RCB to go on top
IPL: CSK beat RCB to go on top

The last time these two teams clashed, it turned out to be a nail-biting finish with CSK captain MS Dhoni leading his side to a sensational victory. Failing to execute a reverse sweep off the offspinner, de Villiers and was stumped by Dhoni on the legside. We would have liked to win, but Dhoni played well and they deserved to win.

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  • Pakistan girl on Swachh poster, probe ordered
Pakistan girl on Swachh poster, probe ordered

The photograph shows a smiling girl of about five sitting in a chair and drawing a flag of Pakistan on a lined notebook page. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ordered an inquiry after discovering that a photo of a Pakistani girl was used on the cover page of a booklet on cleanliness, as reported by the Hindustan times .

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  • Polls open in Lebanon's first general election in 9yrs
Polls open in Lebanon's first general election in 9yrs

The election is being held under a new proportional system that has confused some voters and made the contest unpredictable in formerly safe seats , but still preserves the country's sectarian power sharing system. Hezbollah has sent thousands of fighters to back President Bashar Assad's forces, a move that has been criticized by many Lebanes...

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  • Very good dogs spotted casting their votes at polling stations
Very good dogs spotted casting their votes at polling stations

Pilots of voter ID schemes were carried out in the May 3 polls in Bromley, Gosport, Swindon, Watford and Woking, in an effort to cut down on voter fraud. Polling cards are sent out for your information only. "Britain prides itself on being a leading democracy - but it is a dark day for politics when thousands of blameless people turn out to vote ...

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  • Ahsan Iqbal, Pakistan Interior Minister, dodges assassination bid
Ahsan Iqbal, Pakistan Interior Minister, dodges assassination bid

Police said they had apprehended the assailant, said to be 21-year-old Abid Hussain, and shifted him to an undisclosed location for interrogation. "We have to put a stop to such incidents" said the PPP co-chairman. Two days later, a shoe was hurled at ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while he was about to begin his keynote address at an event org...

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  • He'll be welcomed - Suarez hints Griezmann will join Barcelona
He'll be welcomed - Suarez hints Griezmann will join Barcelona

We're all careful with the things we say, and the same applies for our rivals. Griezmann eventually opted to remain at Atletico a year ago following a transfer ban, ending Manchester United's long pursuit of him at that particular time.

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  • Chinese name change request 'Orwellian nonsense'-White House
Chinese name change request 'Orwellian nonsense'-White House

The sharply worded statement comes just hours after a high-level delegation from President Donald Trump's administration returned from a visit to Beijing. We will be meeting tomorrow to determine the results, but it is hard for China in that they have become very spoiled with USA trade wins! As of Saturday, the website of American Airlines li...

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  • Trump insists US-style gun laws could have prevented Paris terror attacks
Trump insists US-style gun laws could have prevented Paris terror attacks

Boom. Come over here. Boom!' Mr Trump said , using his hands in a gun gesture. "They took their time and gunned them down one by one". The US president, addressing the National Rifle Association , claimed a London hospital had become overwhelmed with victims of knife attacks.

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  • Watch Allu Arjun learn cap tricks for Naa Peru Surya
Watch Allu Arjun learn cap tricks for Naa Peru Surya

Competing against the newly released Bollywood as well as Telugu films in Indian cinema halls, the action flick minted Rs 14.4 crore at Andhra Box Office. Director Vakkantham Vamsi openly agreed on the divide talk and says that the divide talks is restricted to only a negligible percentage. The emotional connect is missing and also the romantic ...

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  • President Trump Criticizes 'Catch-And-Release' Immigration Policy
President Trump Criticizes 'Catch-And-Release' Immigration Policy

The president made similar comments on a potential shutdown during a rally in MI a week ago, and in a Twitter message on Friday described the southern USA border as under siege. A blue win in the upcoming election would allow Democrats to remain competitive in OH, and potentially change the direction of Ohio's electoral power in 2020.

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  • Could Rudy Giuliani Be Fired From Donald Trump's Legal Team?
Could Rudy Giuliani Be Fired From Donald Trump's Legal Team?

A top Democrat is calling for a congressional investigation into whether President Donald Trump broke the law with his financial disclosure. "Imagine if that came out on October 15, 2016, in the middle of the last debate with Hillary Clinton ", Giuliani said on Fox.

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  • J&K: Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in Shopian
J&K: Encounter breaks out between terrorists, security forces in Shopian

The Kashmir University professor went missing on May 4. Bhat's family informed the university authorities about his disappearance yesterday. He said incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, have been recovered from the encounter site.

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  • 16 labourers killed in Quetta coal mine collapse
16 labourers killed in Quetta coal mine collapse

At least 16 miners were killed and six were injured on Saturday as a result of collapse of one of the mines of coal situated in the outskirts of the Pakistani city Quetta (Balochistan province), reports the Chronicle.info with reference for Today.

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  • China and United States swap demands following talks to avoid trade war
China and United States swap demands following talks to avoid trade war

But Beijing has other ways to inflict pain. The four-page list also included demands that China immediately stop providing subsidies to industries listed in a key industrial plan. Chinese proposal: Said it would lower tariffs on some US products, including cars. US proposal: Asked China not to oppose, challenge, or otherwise retaliate against...

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  • Sops vs sops: BJP, Congress play out a game of populism
Sops vs sops: BJP, Congress play out a game of populism

The focus will be on improving production and productivity, reducing production cost and wastage, increase value addition, price stabilisation, organic farming, integrated pest management and high unit value realisation in export markets. As it seeks to wrest the State from the Congress, the BJP said Rs 1.5 lakh crore will be spent on irrigation pr...

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  • British PM avoids London wipeout in local elections
British PM avoids London wipeout in local elections

He added: "We haven't gone forward and if we are looking to form an election-winning majority, we can not be confident of that happening based on the results yesterday". The outcome outside the capital is likely to be less clear-cut. "They've thrived on defeating the public's expectations in the 2017 general election ".

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  • NSA triples collection of US phone records
NSA triples collection of US phone records

The NSA's surveillance powers have weathered scrutiny since the 2013 Edward Snowden revelations that exposed the agency's now-defunct bulk collection program. These included the number of court-approved selection terms, which could be a phone number of someone who is potentially the subject of an investigation, or the amount of historical informati...

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  • The US should commit a cyber attack on Russia, McCain
The US should commit a cyber attack on Russia, McCain

He rebukes the President for praising worldwide "tyrants", discrediting the media, ignoring human rights and demeaning refugees. In one excerpt, McCain said that he's "not sure what to make of President Trump's convictions". The White House did not immediately offer any comment on McCain's accusations. A Republican who has nonetheless battled P...

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  • Most Tucson schools expect to finish year on schedule, despite teacher walkout
Most Tucson schools expect to finish year on schedule, despite teacher walkout

The Tempe Elementary School District and the Cartwright Elementary School District are adding days to the school calendar. A week after teachers walked out of public schools across Arizona , Republican Gov. The district will work on options for making up this time, and we have taken the first step by reopening our schools. "We will return ...

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  • Anti-Macron protests to be held in Paris
Anti-Macron protests to be held in Paris

It was a member of Melenchon's La France Insoumise (France Unbowed) party that initiated Saturday's demonstrations. He noted that the protest's name, "fête à Macron", can have a double meaning in French - either celebrating someone, or trying to do them harm.

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  • Kathmandu, New Delhi announce Modi's visit
Kathmandu, New Delhi announce Modi's visit

In the meanwhile, Mustang , Nepal's famous tourist destination site is gearing up for Narendra Modi's visit to Muktinath, a famous Hindu pilgrimage site, on 11 of May. However, media reports suggested last week that Nirav Modi had flown to NY. PM Modi will also call on President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun.

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  • Israel pulls out of UN Security Council seat race
Israel pulls out of UN Security Council seat race

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the decision upon a recommendation from the Foreign Ministry. The German global ministry stated Saturday that Israel's determination to withdraw its candidacy "is an extra incentive for us to face up for the pursuits and security of our Israeli buddies" if Germany wins a Safety Council seat.

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