• Malaysian PM says may be prime minister for 1-2 years
Malaysian PM says may be prime minister for 1-2 years

During the campaign, Mahathir, who was prime minister for 22 years in a previous stint from 1981, promised to step aside and make Anwar prime minister once he was pardoned. Dr Mahathir, who first led the country from 1981 to 2003 under Umno, is now Prime Minister under an agreement with PH that he would eventually hand over power to Mr Anwar, whose...

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  • Jammu: BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
Jammu: BSF jawan killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

The firing comes four days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir . Despite the constable being immediately evacuated to a hospital, he did not survive. At least 33 people, including 17 security personnel, have been killed in over 700 alleged incidents of Pakistan shelling in the state this year. Pakistan has repeat...

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  • BSEB 10th class result 2018 expected today; check at biharboard
BSEB 10th class result 2018 expected today; check at biharboard

Earlier, it was reported that Bihar Class 10 Matric Result were to be declared on May 10 and Class 12 Results were to be declared soon after. The official also mentioned that the results of class 10 examinations will be declared by the second week of June .

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  • United Nations warns of more attacks on voter registration sites in Afghanistan
United Nations warns of more attacks on voter registration sites in Afghanistan

In a separate attack in Farah city, Taliban fighters killed 11 police and seized a large quantity of weapons and equipment, Reuters quoted the official as saying. Special forces of Afghanistan with air support conducted active operations, but failed to prevent repeated attacks of militants. One hundred eighty-five people were wounded.

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  • Chance of rain, thunderstorms Tuesday evening
Chance of rain, thunderstorms Tuesday evening

As a large area of moist low pressure continues to circulate just off the Gulf Coast, expect cloud cover with daily chances for showers and storms straight through the end of the work week and into the upcoming weekend . As we move into the later part of the week ahead, expect slightly drier conditions early in the day with a bit more sunshine lat...

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  • Fierce battle as Taliban militants besiege provincial capital
Fierce battle as Taliban militants besiege provincial capital

Afghan security forces have struggled to combat the Taliban and IS since the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their combat role in the country in 2014, shifting to a support and counterterrorism mission. Reinforcements including commando units as well as the Afghan air force were battling Taliban fighters around the cit...

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  • Dozens Killed, Wounded In Taliban Attack In Western Afghanistan
Dozens Killed, Wounded In Taliban Attack In Western Afghanistan

Attahullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said a suicide vehicle bomb exploded outside the building, which belongs to the provincial finance directorate. Farah borders Helmand province, where the Taliban controls several districts. Several security force members, including provincial deputy Police Chief Abdul Ra...

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  • Sochi informal summit: PM Modi, Vladimir Putin to meet on May 21
Sochi informal summit: PM Modi, Vladimir Putin to meet on May 21

Russian Federation is putting the final touches on its stadiums and facilities before this summer's World Cup . The Ministry of External Affairs, in its statement on Monday, said that "at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin", Prime Minister Modi will visit Russia on May 21 for an informal summit in Sochi.

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  • Some NJ Congressional Primary Candidates Argue Party-Line Politics Are Unfair
Some NJ Congressional Primary Candidates Argue Party-Line Politics Are Unfair

There's also a contested Republican primary for U.S. Senate , pitting retiring U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta , R-11th District, against state Rep. Jim Christiana , of Beaver County. Lieutenant Governor: There are five Democrats running for the job, including Democratic incumbent Mike Stack. Both Republicans and Democrats are watching the outcome of ...

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  • Wauwatosa police release new video of fight between officer and teen
Wauwatosa police release new video of fight between officer and teen

Cops said they were called to the scene after mall security complained about the teen and four others being disruptive. In response, the officer said: "I can assure you this, an investigation has been started, the command staff is aware of this incident that happened at the mall".

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  • HUL shares hit 52-week high on strong Q4 results
HUL shares hit 52-week high on strong Q4 results

The home care business reported a double-digit volume growth. Overall volume growth was at 11 per cent in the fourth quarter, while domestic consumer growth stood at 16 per cent. During the year, the company reported total standalone income of ₹ 35,787 crore as compared to ₹ 35,013 crore in the previous year. The board of directors has proposed...

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  • Greitens says dropped charge a 'great victory'
Greitens says dropped charge a 'great victory'

Assistant St. Louis Circuit Attorney Ronald Sullivan announced that he was withdrawing the case Monday and said he wanted to switch to using a special prosecutor because Greitens' lawyers planned to call St. It's unclear what will happen with the computer tampering case, but Greitens' legal team said that it should also be turned over to a special ...

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  • Cheong Wa Dae welcomes N. Korea's pledge to dismantle nuclear test site
Cheong Wa Dae welcomes N. Korea's pledge to dismantle nuclear test site

During negotiations ahead of the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the US administration called on the regime to remove some of its weapons, including nuclear warheads, materials and intercontinental ballistic missiles from the country in return for easing economic sanctions, the agency reported, cit...

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  • Ex-diplomat Thae Yong-ho: North Korea likely to limit denuclearization
Ex-diplomat Thae Yong-ho: North Korea likely to limit denuclearization

Abe said the issue can not be fully settled without talks between Japan and North Korea, and that Japan's own efforts are necessary to resolve it. Kang said for the North it means the pullout of U.S. Tony Kim and Kim Hak-Song joined President Trump on the tarmac at roughly 3am after landing back in the US, they had been held in North Korea for 1...

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  • Jacinda Ardern's maternity leave plan: 'I'm certainly hoping for the best'
Jacinda Ardern's maternity leave plan: 'I'm certainly hoping for the best'

Speculation about the range and extent of Peters's powers, including whether he might be sworn in as Prime Minister during Ardern's absence, have been a staple source of gossip among political observers since she announced her pregnancy on January 19.

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  • Israeli army shoots dead dozens in Gaza in bloodiest day since 2014
Israeli army shoots dead dozens in Gaza in bloodiest day since 2014

On Monday, Israeli troops opened fire on Palestinians who have gathered near a Gaza fence for the climax of a six-week demonstration coinciding with the inauguration of United States embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds. A State Department official, speaking on background, noted that Jerusalem "is a holy city for millions of people around the world". H...

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  • Sichuan Airlines Airbus A319 Loses Windscreen; Crew Injuries Reported
Sichuan Airlines Airbus A319 Loses Windscreen; Crew Injuries Reported

The Sichuan Airlines 3U8633 flight was flying from Chongqing, China, to the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. The cause of the break in the right windshield of the cockpit is yet to be ascertained as investigations are underway. The plane was shaking so hard I could not read the gauges", he said. Flying data showed the aircraft was on the cruising altitu...

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  • MH370: Pilot 'DELIBERATELY avoided detection and flight disappearance was a CRIMINAL act'
MH370: Pilot 'DELIBERATELY avoided detection and flight disappearance was a CRIMINAL act'

Senior Boeing 777 pilot and instructor Simon Hardy, said he is convinced it was a murder-suicide mission by Captain Zaharie Amad Shah , saying he even flew the aircraft over his hometown of Penang for an "emotional goodbye", before downing the aircraft it in the Southern Indian Ocean where it "could never be found ".

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  • Gov. Eric Greitens's Charge Is Dropped, for Now, in Missouri
Gov. Eric Greitens's Charge Is Dropped, for Now, in Missouri

He posted, "This is BAD news for team @EricGreitens - likely more competent prosecution and possibly more charges". "The court's order leaves the circuit attorney no adequate means of proceeding with this trial". Investigators have been unable to find the alleged photo, and the case hinged on the woman's testimony. Greitens's attorney Scott Rosen...

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  • New fissure in Hawaii, lava flows toward ocean
New fissure in Hawaii, lava flows toward ocean

FILE - Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii, May 13, 2018. The Puna Geothermal Venture plant sits at the edge of the Leilani Estates residential area on Hawaii's Big Island where lava from 15 volcanic fissures has so far destroyed 36 structures, a lot of them ...

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  • Governor Rauner proposes death penalty reinstatement
Governor Rauner proposes death penalty reinstatement

Bruce Rauner dropped a bombshell Monday, saying he wants to re-instate the death penalty for mass murders and anyone who kills a law enforcement agent. Lawmakers will have to approve these proposals for them to take effect. "They deserve that", he told reporters at an event in Chicago . Rauner's changes to HB 1468 created a new category of homi...

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  • Syria talks renew in Astana as regional tensions rise
Syria talks renew in Astana as regional tensions rise

The ninth round of the Astana talks on Syria, which mainly focuses on the de-escalation zones, started Monday with the participation of Turkish, Russian and Iranian delegations.The meeting in Kazakhstan's capital city Astana began with bilateral talks between the parties.

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  • Ex-Senate Leader Harry Reid Treated For Pancreatic Cancer
Ex-Senate Leader Harry Reid Treated For Pancreatic Cancer

The statement also indicated that Reid is planning to continue treatment once he has fully recovered from surgery, beginning with chemotherapy. The former senator's family said they were confident the surgery was successful. Reid and Boehner are working on creating a public policy think tank at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, focusing on pol...

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  • Fairfield Father Charged With 9 Counts Of Torturing Children
Fairfield Father Charged With 9 Counts Of Torturing Children

The officers found the boy, 12, and returned him to the family home, where a search of the property led to the discovery of nine other children living in "unsafe conditions". "There's no broken bones, there is no major scars, nothing", Rogers told reporters in front of her house. On the day the children were removed, the house was messy because s...

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  • British ex-culture minister Tessa Jowell dies at 70
British ex-culture minister Tessa Jowell dies at 70

Tessa Jowell, the former United Kingdom culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics, has died. Veteran Labour MP Harriet Harman, the Mother of the House, described Dame Tessa as "true Labour". Among those offering condolences were former Prime Minister Tony Blair who praised Jowell's "passion, determination and si...

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