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PM Sharif Rings Modi Promises Probe into Air Base Attack

PM Sharif Rings Modi Promises Probe into Air Base Attack

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 10:35

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday telephoned his Indian Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and expressed sorrow over the loss of lives in Pathankot terror attack. [caption id="attachment_41496" align="alignright" width="315"] Nawaz Sharif - ...

US Issues Global Travel Alert Due to Terrorist Threats

US Issues Global Travel Alert Due to Terrorist Threats

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 10:55

The United States issued a worldwide travel alert warning American citizens of “increased terrorist threats” in the wake of the Paris attacks. [caption id="attachment_41465" align="alignright" width="461"] American Citizens[/caption] A massive manhunt is underway in France and Belgium ...

Obama Apologises to MSF for Deadly Kunduz Air Strike

Obama Apologises to MSF for Deadly Kunduz Air Strike

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:20

[caption id="attachment_41437" align="alignright" width="384"] Barack Obama[/caption] US President Barack Obama on Wednesday apologised to Doctors Without Borders (MSF) for a deadly US air strike on an Afghan hospital, as the medical charity demanded an international investigation. Three ...

Record Floods Kill Nine in US State of South Carolina

Record Floods Kill Nine in US State of South Carolina

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 14:45

The death toll from record floods in the US state of South Carolina jumped to nine Monday, as tens of thousands of people lost power and had no drinking water. [caption id="attachment_41417" align="alignright" width="384"] South Carolina[/caption] Shaken ...

Biometric Verification of Mina Martyrs Begins

Biometric Verification of Mina Martyrs Begins

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 12:56

The process regarding the biometric verification of Mina martyrs has been initiated, as Saudi officials have begun taking fingerprints from the bodies. [caption id="attachment_41379" align="alignnone" width="598"] Mina Martyrs[/caption] The data of fingerprints from the martyrs’ bodies will ...

Son of Dubai Ruler Dies of Heart Attack

Son of Dubai Ruler Dies of Heart Attack

Saturday, September 19, 2015 16:21

Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, eldest son of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE and ruler of Dubai, died of a heart attack at age 34 on Saturday. [caption id="attachment_41374" align="alignright" width="296"]...

UN Security Council Urges Calm Restraint at Al Aqsa

UN Security Council Urges Calm Restraint at Al Aqsa

Friday, September 18, 2015 12:26

[caption id="attachment_41370" align="alignright" width="384"] Al Aqsa Mosque[/caption] The UN Security Council appealed for calm and restraint Thursday after three days of clashes this week at Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa mosque compound between Israeli police and Muslim protesters....

US - Turkey Join Forces to Drive Islamic State from Syria

US – Turkey Join Forces to Drive Islamic State from Syria

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 12:48

The US and Turkey have agreed to work together to drive Islamic State (IS) militants from northern Syria, senior US officials said Monday, as Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu vowed to press ahead with parallel strikes against Kurdish militants. [caption id="attachment_41296" align="alignright" width="384"]...

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China Phone Thief Wins $11,000 from Victim

China Phone Thief Wins $11,000 from Victim

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 16:29

A Chinese court ordered a mugger's intended victim to pay his attacker 70,000 yuan ($11,000) after he fought off the attempted robbery and beat him up, state-run media reported Wednesday. [caption id="attachment_41236" align="alignright" width="360"] China Phone ...

Bangladesh Upholds War Crimes Death Sentence of Top Islamist

Bangladesh Upholds War Crimes Death Sentence of Top Islamist

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 13:59

Bangladesh's highest court on Tuesday upheld the death sentence against the second highest ranked Islamist leader for war crimes during the country's battle for independence, paving the way for his hanging. [caption id="attachment_41196" align="alignright" width="360"] Bangladesh[/caption] In a brief ...