• Pakistan needs to celebrate 'Black Year' for breeding terrorism: BJP
Pakistan needs to celebrate 'Black Year' for breeding terrorism: BJP

While India did not react to Asif's barb, it rejected "in entirety the decisions adopted by the cabinet of Pakistan on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir". " Pakistan has always been fishing in the troubled waters of Jehlum", he added. Calling on the UN to fulfil its incomplete agenda on Kashmir, Nawaz said he and the entire Pakistan natio...

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  • Nice attack: Four men held over lorry attack that killed 84
Nice attack: Four men held over lorry attack that killed 84

But the statement quoting a security member of the group said the man was following calls from IS to target nationals of countries fighting it. The incident in Nice when dozens of people were killed when a truck hit a crowd of people was a terrorist attack, French President Francois Hollande said in an address to the nation.

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  • Gove eliminated from Conservative party leadership contest
Gove eliminated from Conservative party leadership contest

The victor, to be chosen by September 9, will also form a team to guide Britain's future relationship with the European Union after the vote to leave the bloc last month triggered calls in Brussels for the country to start departure talks. Gove said that he was "naturally disappointed" by the result. The 52-year-old has praised the MP for her "...

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  • Conley, Parsons have talked about joining up in Memphis
Conley, Parsons have talked about joining up in Memphis

Conley was a key cog in the Grit n' Grind Grizzlies squads that were a mainstay in the Western Conference playoff race throughout the early 2010s. "Mike is our first priority", Griz general manager Chris Wallace told The Commercial Appeal last week.

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  • Mourinho, Januzaj big influence on Man Utd move — Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Mourinho, Januzaj big influence on Man Utd move — Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Manchester United have completed the signing of winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan from Borussia Dortmund . "I could compare him with players that I had previously but I do not want to do it because the other boys they play for other clubs", the United boss told MUTV .

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  • Stuart Broad: England must worry about Mohammad Amir the bowler
Stuart Broad: England must worry about Mohammad Amir the bowler

Kevin Pietersen says his loyalty to England led him to reject an approach to become Pakistan's batting consultant. The general notion is that Root's promotion could weaken the middle order, especially in the absence of hard-hitting all-rounder Ben Stokes.

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  • Washington Nationals Player of the Week: Daniel Murphy
Washington Nationals Player of the Week: Daniel Murphy

Manager Terry Collins, his coaching staff, along with pitchers Noah Syndergaard, Bartolo Colon and Jeurys Familia departed for San Diego to be a part of the All-Star game Tuesday night. "Otherwise, I would have not given up a home run to him today". The Washington Nationals and New York Mets end their four-game series Sunday afternoon on ...

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  • Andy Murray 'unlikely' to feature in Davis Cup tie against Serbia
Andy Murray 'unlikely' to feature in Davis Cup tie against Serbia

Andy Murray claimed his second Wimbledon title with 6-4, 7-6 (3), 7-6 (2). Djokovic arrived in London as the holder of all four grand slams and the Serb had not been beaten on the big stage since losing to Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in the 2015 French Open final.

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  • NBA Tells North Carolina Changes to LGBT Law HB2 Aren't Enough
NBA Tells North Carolina Changes to LGBT Law HB2 Aren't Enough

And Republican lawmakers have been working on changes to the law now that sports interests in the state have stepped up pressure. House Bill 2 requires individuals to use the bathroom corresponding to the gender listed on their birth certificate, among other things.

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  • Pro-govt forces back in control of Turkish military hq
Pro-govt forces back in control of Turkish military hq

President Barack Obama has urged all sides in Turkey to support the democratically elected government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan amid a military takeover attempt involving the key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally. The official spoke only on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to make public statements . Critics a...

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  • Tour de France: Britain's Cummings seals seventh stage victory
Tour de France: Britain's Cummings seals seventh stage victory

That decision came too late for Yates to be presented with the jersey on the podium on Friday, but organisers did their best to make up for it. It might be true that the likes of Froome or Quintana will not attempt a race-winning move, but the leaderboard will have thinned-out dramatically by stage-end and we'll have an idea of how long [85.00]-s...

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  • Santos tips France as favorite but expects Portugal to win
Santos tips France as favorite but expects Portugal to win

Ronaldo has since replaced Figo, a member of the Portugal squad that won the 1991 Fifa Under-20 World Cup, as their talisman and captain. But he added: "If you do sports as a leisure, it's different, but at the highest level, nothing is more attractive than winning and victory is the only thing that counts".

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  • Number of Florida Zika cases tops 300
Number of Florida Zika cases tops 300

Zika virus infection during pregnancy can cause a birth defect called microcephaly, or an abnormally small head and brain. People who want to reduce the risk for sexual transmission of Zika virus should abstain from sex or correctly and consistently use condoms as recommended by the CDC .

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  • Jenn Suhr wins pole vault at US Olympic trials
Jenn Suhr wins pole vault at US Olympic trials

Allyson Felix's quest for the 200-400 double in the Rio Olympics came up a hundredth of a second short. Former Oregon NCAA champion Jenna Prandini just out-leaned Felix for third place in the 200 final - 22.53 to 22.54 seconds. But it was the lack of conditioning, not the ankle, that was the problem on Sunday, she said. In prelims at tria...

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  • Ortiz jersey most popular, judging by sales
Ortiz jersey most popular, judging by sales

Strasburg explained that the Nationals wanted him to pitch the first game after the All-Star break this Friday and that he had missed some time with an upper-back injury. "He's such a professional - he's very diligent in the way he works - I learn a lot, just from watching him". For the other four, this was the first time they would ever wear a...

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  • Calm before the storm: A preview of the Republican Convention
Calm before the storm: A preview of the Republican Convention

She and 23 other New Mexico delegates are obligated to cast their first-round ballots for Trump at the convention under state party rules. The amendment became the focal point of furious lobbying that's pitted conservatives against the Trump campaign and top leaders of the Republican Party.

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  • Trump calls for Justice Ginsburg's resignation, saying she's mentally unfit
Trump calls for Justice Ginsburg's resignation, saying she's mentally unfit

In one corner, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In an interview with Foreign Policy on Monday, retired Marine General John Kelly, former chief of the U.S. Still, the judges on the country's top court typically try to stay out of the political fray. "I would hope that she would get off the court as soon as possible", he added.

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  • Islamic State group claims assailant behind massacre in Nice was a follower
Islamic State group claims assailant behind massacre in Nice was a follower

But the statement quoting a security member of the group said the man was following calls from IS to target nationals of countries fighting it. French authorities and media have yet to produce any evidence that the killer, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel , was radicalised.

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  • Record-signing Musa not feeling the pressure at Leicester
Record-signing Musa not feeling the pressure at Leicester

Striker Vardy's heroics last season with 24 goals helped fire the unfancied Foxes to a shock Premier League title. Danny Drinkwater says he would like to commit his future to Leicester City but admits he is still waiting for a new contract offer from the club.

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  • Here are 6 of the most memorable All-Star Game sendoffs
Here are 6 of the most memorable All-Star Game sendoffs

Fernandez's moment was another highlight in what was one of the most memorable All-Star Game experiences for the Marlins ever. The All-Star Game returned to San Diego for the first time since 1992 at Jack Murphy Stadium. "My boy told me that he was going to throw me nothing but fastballs", Ortiz said with a laugh, "and the first pitch was a cha...

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