• Pakistan's Parliament forms panel to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Imran Khan
Pakistan's Parliament forms panel to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Imran Khan

Ayesha Gulalai, a member of the Assembly, had quit on August 1 accusing Khan and other top leaders of ill-treating and disrespecting them. "Imran Khan once used deplorable words for Benazir Bhutto", she said and added: "I think it is highly wrong to use such words for someone who has passed away".

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  • ASEAN asks North Korea to exercise self-restraint, expresses concern over tension
ASEAN asks North Korea to exercise self-restraint, expresses concern over tension

Susan Thornton, the top US diplomat for Asia, said Beijing had historically cooperated with sanctions after flagrant North Korean violations but then slipped back over time. Thornton says the US isn't now considering China's proposal to freeze USA military exercises with South Korea in exchange for the North halting nuclear development.

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  • 2 killed in attack on Venezuela base: Maduro
2 killed in attack on Venezuela base: Maduro

In the recording, a man who identified himself as Capt. Juan Caguaripano said the men were members of the military who oppose the government of embattled President Nicolas Maduro and called on other units to declare themselves in open rebellion.

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  • Dilip Kumar Recovering, Will Remain In The ICU For Three Days: Hospital
Dilip Kumar Recovering, Will Remain In The ICU For Three Days: Hospital

Pls remember him in your prayers. Doctors treating veteran actor Dilip Kumar at Lilavati Hospital said on Sunday that his health was improving and he could soon be shifted to a general ward from the intensive care unit (ICU).Dr Ravishankar, CEO, LiIavati Hospital, said there was a satisfactory improvement in the actor's health.

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  • Pakistan gets first Hindu cabinet minister in over 20 years
Pakistan gets first Hindu cabinet minister in over 20 years

The portfolios of the ministers are to be announced later but some of the known changes in the new 47-member Cabinet include that Pakistan will get its first full-time foreign minister since the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party came into power in 2013.

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  • UN Chief Decries Stockpile of 15000 Nuclear Weapons by Countries
UN Chief Decries Stockpile of 15000 Nuclear Weapons by Countries

He said Tokyo hoped to push for a world without nuclear weapons in a way that was acceptable to all countries. "This hell is not a thing of the past", said Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui in his peace declaration at yesterday's ceremony.

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  • Kagame set to win Rwanda election by around 98 pc
Kagame set to win Rwanda election by around 98 pc

He won the last election in 2010 with 93 percent of the vote and had said during this campaign for a further seven-year term that he again expected an outright victory. The lanky former guerrilla fighter, now 59, is one of Africa's most divisive leaders, with some hailing him as a visionary while critics see a despot aiming to become one of the c...

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  • NATO Servicemen Thwart Attack Near Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan
NATO Servicemen Thwart Attack Near Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan

Thursday's attack came one day after a Taliban vehicle bombing killed the two USA soldiers and wounded four others outside the country's second-largest military base in southern Kandahar province. He claimed 11 Americans were killed, but the insurgents routinely exaggerate their claims. The market was closed because of the Muslim weekend and no cas...

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  • OU murder suspect turns himself in
OU murder suspect turns himself in

Warren has also been suspended as senior treasury assistant at Somerville College, USA Today reported . Both men will appear in court in California before extradition to IL. Police had said they believed the two suspects have fled the state. "We are also thankful that this did not end in further tragedy". While there, one of them made a $1,000...

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  • Mueller requests White House documents on Flynn
Mueller requests White House documents on Flynn

Special counsel Robert Mueller has requested the White House turn over documents concerning former national security adviser Michael Flynn, whose ties to both Russian Federation and Turkey have come under intense scrutiny since being ousted from the Trump administration.

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  • No Injuries In Explosion At Bloomington Islamic Center
No Injuries In Explosion At Bloomington Islamic Center

Police said it is too early to call the incident a hate crime, according to CNN affiliate WCCO . There were 15 to 20 people inside the mosque when the blast happened. Zaman said the the Muslim American Society of Minnesota is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. On August 1 previous year, a group repre...

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  • Model 'kidnapped for Dark Web auction'
Model 'kidnapped for Dark Web auction'

The Foreign Office says it is providing consular support to a British woman. Her captors then dropped off the model July 17 at the British Consulate in Milan . As reported by the Daily Beast, on receiving the ransom demand from Herba, the United Kingdom modeling agency contacted the police, whereupon he negotiated with them to return the ...

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  • Changes to the National Security Council
Changes to the National Security Council

Both men, for instance, agreed that the Trump administration should certify that Tehran is complying with the Iran nuclear deal - a pivotal decision that Trump resisted last month despite concerns that not issuing the certification would infuriate USA allies and forfeit all current restrictions on Iran's nuclear program.

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  • Congress holds protests across nation against attack on Rahul Gandhi's convoy
Congress holds protests across nation against attack on Rahul Gandhi's convoy

The Congress said Rahul Gandhi was fine but his team members were injured in the attack. The protesters carrying placards and banners raised slogans against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) - "Rahulji kare jana seva, BJP kare hamla jaanleva", "Rahulji ke nahi rukenge kadam, Modi chahe karle jithne zulm", "...

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  • Bank of England keeps rates on hold but revises growth forecast
Bank of England keeps rates on hold but revises growth forecast

Firstly because consumer prices slipped from 2.9% to 2.6% in June, suggesting that the central bank may need to assess whether prices will ease further, after topping out in May. But the Bank stressed that any hikes would be "gradual" and "limited". The MPC's forecasts are based on the assumption of a smooth exit from the European Union with Ca...

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  • Otis Sanford: The problem with White House leaks
Otis Sanford: The problem with White House leaks

Here are photos of Trump and his staff and family's arrival in New Jersey, along with more details about the vacation and what will be happening over the next 17 days. "In every conversation the president has with foreign leaders, he is direct and forceful in his determination to put America and Americans first". This isn't limited to the exe...

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  • IT raids continue at Congress minister DK Shivakumar's properties
IT raids continue at Congress minister DK Shivakumar's properties

The taxmen raided almost 39 premises across the country owned by the minister and his family with the help of Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ) personnel officials - including his home in Bengaluru . 42 Congress MLAs flew to Bengaluru with a view to keep them away from joining the BJP. One of the Gujarat Congress MLAs emerged from the re...

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  • Inauguration Ceremony of Iranian President Rouhani Held in Tehran
Inauguration Ceremony of Iranian President Rouhani Held in Tehran

Drawing attention to the fast growing rate of executions in Iran under Rouhani, Alejo Vidal-Quadras - a former president of the European parliament - said that the decision of the EU's high representative for foreign policy to attend Rouhani's inauguration was "morally and politically unconscionable".

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  • Controversial new Venezuelan assembly inaugurated in Caracas
Controversial new Venezuelan assembly inaugurated in Caracas

Ortega said she was blocked from entering her Public Ministry on Saturday morning by government forces who shoved her and impeded her entry using their shields. The South American country held the National Constituent Assembly election on July 30, when over 8 million of the 19 million registered voters cast their ballots for a turnout rate of...

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  • Vice President Election 2017: Voting underway
Vice President Election 2017: Voting underway

The voting started at 10 AM in the morning and will continue till 5 PM, after which the counting will begin and the next Vice-President will be announced later the same day. The new vice president will be sworn in on August 10 when incumbent Vice President Hamid Ansari's five-year term expires. Born in Chavatapalem in Nellore district of Andhra P...

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