• Iraq Accuses Kurds of 'Declaration of War' in Kirkuk
Iraq Accuses Kurds of 'Declaration of War' in Kirkuk

The Baghdad central government has taken a series of steps to isolate the autonomous Kurdish region since its overwhelming vote for independence in a September 25 referendum, including banning worldwide flights from going there. The accusation was quickly rejected by Kurdish officials later on Sunday. Tension between two parties has flared arou...

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  • Freed Taliban hostage says captors raped his wife, authorized child's killing
Freed Taliban hostage says captors raped his wife, authorized child's killing

Coleman was pregnant at the time of their kidnapping, and all their children were born while they were in captivity. "No one has ever killed a child of this couple, and nobody has ever raped or defiled". A United States government source in Washington also said there was no indication the family had been in Afghanistan. The Canadian, his wife a...

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  • Gujarat polls: BJP slams Congress for doubting EC
Gujarat polls: BJP slams Congress for doubting EC

Usually when elections are due within a period of six months, the states are combined and a joint announcement is made. "What were the compulsions of EC to announce the poll dates for Himachal and not Gujarat?" "This is even stranger if Gujarat Assembly elections are to be completed before December 18, then the Model Code of Conduct must be app...

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  • Year Old Girl Dead After Falling in Cruise Ship At PortMiami
Year Old Girl Dead After Falling in Cruise Ship At PortMiami

He also told the Miami Herald that Miami-Dade Fire Rescue received the call just after 8am, and Miami Fire Rescue responded to assist. The rescue workers of Miami-Dade were performing CPR on the young girl when Miami Fire Rescue arrived at the scene.

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  • $10 million reward for 'dirt' on Donald Trump
$10 million reward for 'dirt' on Donald Trump

Which, when you put it like that, does sound pretty scary. Flynt says he believes that somewhere there is a piece of evidence that could solidify impeachment , that proves financial dealings with Russian Federation or illegal business dealings.

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  • Tillerson: NKorea diplomacy continues until 1st 'bomb drops'
Tillerson: NKorea diplomacy continues until 1st 'bomb drops'

Tillerson repeatedly declined to answer a question about a report by NBC News that said the secretary of state had called Trump a " moron " during a private meeting in July with USA officials. They feed on it in a very destructive way. "These are the games of Washington", Tillerson said. Tillerson pushed back on Corker's comments on Sund...

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  • Hamas, Fatah Ink Deal on Palestinian Reconciliation
Hamas, Fatah Ink Deal on Palestinian Reconciliation

The Asharq al-Awsat source indicated that the rival Palestinian parties will cooperate on key decisions, under the "principle of participation" included in the preamble of the leaked deal text. Khalil al-Hayyah said in an interview aired on Saturday night by the official Gaza-based Hamas-run al-Aqsa Satellite TV that "we can not move back after all...

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  • Austria shifts to the right, empowering nationalists
Austria shifts to the right, empowering nationalists

Today's vote is coming a year ahead of schedule after squabbles led to the breakup last spring of the coalition government of the Social Democrats and the People's Party. Expressing optimism at another polling station, Social Democratic Chancellor Christian Kern said "we are planning a longer party". But he avoids the inflammatory rhetoric of the...

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  • Kenya police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in three cities
Kenya police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in three cities

His opposition alliance called for demonstrations demanding a new election with a new election board instead. "I was there, they shot the three protesters who were hurling stones at police near Bondo police station; do not forget this is the hometown of opposition leader Raila Odinga", Anthony Onyango, a businessman from Kisumu County, told Anado...

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  • New missile test feared as S. Korea-US drill starts
New missile test feared as S. Korea-US drill starts

The US navy said yesterday that a US aircraft carrier will lead the drill in the coming week, a fresh show of force against North Korea as tensions soar over the hermit state's weapons programme. Trump has said all options-including military-are on the table to stop Kim, and the White House ruled out talks with Pyongyang. There are some concerns th...

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  • Trade likely to grow at double-digit rate in 2017, says China
Trade likely to grow at double-digit rate in 2017, says China

Still China, the world's largest exporter, faces uncertainty amid trade frictions with the United States and North Korean nuclear tensions. Exports were also optimistic elsewhere across Asia as it climbed to records in September in both South Korea and Taiwan, while data in August showed robust growth in Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.

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  • 49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman
49ers release linebacker NaVorro Bowman

Bowman earned first team All-Pro honors four times in his career, achieving it from 2011-13 and then again in 2015 after coming back from a devastating knee injury. A three-time Pro Bowler, Bowman has recorded 709 tackles and 12.5 sacks during his eight-year career. Bowman returned the following year and led the National Football League in tackle...

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  • Sri Lanka players request venue change for third Lahore T20 match
Sri Lanka players request venue change for third Lahore T20 match

Though the players have not definitively ruled out travelling to Lahore, the mood in the dressing room is one of firm objection. CEO Ashley de Silva said that the player security was their prime concern and a decision would be taken at the ex-co meeting after considering the security information.

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  • Grandfather finds old lottery ticket worth $24000000 in shirt pocket
Grandfather finds old lottery ticket worth $24000000 in shirt pocket

Smith said he needed some time after finding the $24 million victor "to clear out some cob webs" before making the trip to the Lottery's lower Manhattan Customer Service Center to claim the ticket. The shirt's pockets were filled with lottery tickets that had not been checked. "I had to stick my head out the window and breathe in some fresh air",...

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  • Oxford's 2020 petrol vehicle ban is a sham
Oxford's 2020 petrol vehicle ban is a sham

The city centre now has illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide in its air, which contributes to diseases including cancer, asthma, stroke and heart disease. To date, the Government has provided Oxford £1.3m to install charging points for electric taxis and cars. The plans will be put out for public consultation on Monday 16 October, a process that ...

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  • Unprovoked Indian shelling across LoC injures two civilians
Unprovoked Indian shelling across LoC injures two civilians

Pakistani troops continued small arms fire till evening yesterday also, the spokesman said. Another six were injured. But during the cross firing a mortar shell fired by the Pakistani army directly hit a house in Khanater area of Balakote inflicting severe injuries to three minor's kids.

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  • Modi's Bihar visit - many infrastructure development may start
Modi's Bihar visit - many infrastructure development may start

Later in the day, the prime minister is also expected to lay the foundation stones for several projects, including four sewerage projects under the Namami Gange Programme and four national highway projects in Mokama area of Patna district.

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  • Six dead in Kenya boarding school attack
Six dead in Kenya boarding school attack

There was high drama at a police station in Turkana after angry residents stormed in and lynched a suspect. Five students and a security guard were shot dead early Saturday morning at a secondary school in Turkana County in northwestern Kenya.

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  • Nawaz approaches SC against NAB references, urges to halt proceedings
Nawaz approaches SC against NAB references, urges to halt proceedings

Ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the filing of multiple corruption references against him by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in relation to the Panama Papers case judgement.

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  • Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases three sketches of two suspects
Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases three sketches of two suspects

Lankesh, 55, editor of Kannada weekly tabloid "Gauri Lankesh Patrike" was shot dead outside her house in the city's southwest suburb on the night of September 5, sparking outrage and nationwide protests. Another senior officer who is part of the SIT, said, "While the cartridges from the Kalburgi case have now arrived, we haven't yet requested for...

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