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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 ...

A Year of Death and Destruction (The Islamic State)

A Year of Death and Destruction (The Islamic State)

Monday, June 8, 2015 12:21

The Islamic State jihadist group launched a sweeping offensive a year ago that overran large chunks of Iraqi territory, led to thousands of deaths and displaced millions of people. [caption id="attachment_41150" align="alignnone" width="594"] The Islamic State[/caption]...

China Backs Pakistans Engagement with Nuclear Suppliers Group

China Backs Pakistans Engagement with Nuclear Suppliers Group

Friday, June 5, 2015 12:45

[caption id="attachment_41125" align="alignright" width="360"] Hua Chunying[/caption] China says it supports Pakistan's engagement with Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to attain membership and expressed hope that such efforts could be conducive to the authority and effectiveness of the international non-proliferation ...

Care Home Fire 38 Killed (China)

Care Home Fire 38 Killed (China)

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 14:56

[caption id="attachment_41108" align="alignright" width="372"] Care Home Fire[/caption] A fire at a care home in central China left 38 people dead and six injured, officials and reports said Tuesday. The fire broke out on Monday evening ...

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US State Department (No Agreement With Axact)

US State Department (No Agreement With Axact)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 13:50

US State Department has said that it has no agreement of document verification with Pakistani software company Axact, which is under investigation for running a global fake degree empire, News reported. [caption id="attachment_41064" align="alignright" width="378"] US ...

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Bangladesh JI Leader Loses Final Appeal Against Hanging

Bangladesh JI Leader Loses Final Appeal Against Hanging

Monday, April 6, 2015 12:27

Bangladesh's highest court Monday rejected a final appeal by Jamaat-e-Islami leader to overturn his death sentence in a case of 1971 war, clearing the last legal hurdle to his execution. [caption id="attachment_41025" align="alignright" width="360"] ...

Mexico Police Arrest Hit Boy 13 Armed with AK-47

Mexico Police Arrest Hit Boy 13 Armed with AK-47

Monday, March 16, 2015 11:35

Mexican police arrested a 13-year-old boy who was carrying an AK-47 assault rifle, a pistol, weapon cartridges and marijuana, a prosecutor said Sunday. [caption id="attachment_40986" align="alignright" width="390"]...

Colombia Hit by 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Felt in Several Cities

Colombia Hit by 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Felt in Several Cities

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 11:25

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit Colombia on Tuesday, shaking buildings in several cities including the capital, Bogota, where residents poured into the streets in panic, but there were no reports of serious injuries or significant damage. [caption id="attachment_40967" align="alignright" width="360"] Earthquake[/caption]...