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Six children among 10 killed in Kurram Agency blast

Six children among 10 killed in Kurram Agency blast

Sources further revealed that Army has sent MI-17 to evacuate injured from the site of incident and shifted them to Peshawar . A spokesman for the Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, a faction of the Islamist militan...

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Canada unveils legislation to legalize cannabis

Age: Ottawa's new cannabis legislation proposes 18 as the minimum legal age for marijuana use, with the provinces having the ability to raise it. An official panel recommended late a year ago that th...

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Barack Obama Appears at University of Chicago to Promote Civic Engagement

Barack Obama Appears at University of Chicago to Promote Civic Engagement

The highly anticipated public appearance happened just days ahead of the symbolically significant 100-day mark for Trump - a milestone that one Obama adviser insisted is "far from" the former presiden...

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Aid workers' release is a victory for President Trump

Either way, you're now looking at the best the executive branch of the United States federal government has to offer. The Trump administration has been working to reset relations with Egypt after fo...

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"Mohammed" and "Islam" now banned names in China's Xinjiang

The RFA, citing a Chinese Communist Party's document titled 'Naming Rules for Ethnic Minorities, said that Islam, Quran, Mecca, Jihad, Imam, Saddam, Hajj, and Medina are among dozens of baby names tha...

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French presidential hopeful Le Pen pledges to suspend immigration

French presidential hopeful Le Pen pledges to suspend immigration

Asked if Juncker believed that the EU can survive if Marine Le Pen becomes president of France, she quoted an interview Juncker gave to the German weekly Welt am Sonntag on 19 March: "If Marine Le ...

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Will launch movement if BJP wins MCD poll: Kejriwal

For the BJP, which has been ruling the corporations for the last 10 years - first, in the unified MCD and since 2012 in the trifurcated corporations - a victory would be a referendum on its governance...

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Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

There was a bit of awkwardness at President Donald Trump's lunch with United Nations diplomats when he made an undiplomatic comment about Nikki Haley, his ambassador to the United Nations. The same ...

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Spain arrests 9 suspects, probes ties to Brussels attacks

The officer spoke on condition of anonymity in keeping with police regulations. Catalan authorities arrested eight people and raided 12 properties in Barcelona on Tuesday as part of an anti-terror...

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Ontario imposes tax on overseas buyers to rein in housing prices

Moments after introducing a package of measures created to cool the GTA's red-hot housing market, Premier Kathleen Wynne conceded she's open to doing more if her plan doesn't work. Sousa said Ontari...

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24 dead in Maoist attack on police convoy in India

24 dead in Maoist attack on police convoy in India

In a statement, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said the families of M Padmanabhan (Tiruvarur), N Senthil Kumar (Needamangalam) N Thirumurugan (Salem) and P Alagupandi (Madurai) would be given R...

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Obama makes no mention of Trump in first major post-presidential appearance

Obama makes no mention of Trump in first major post-presidential appearance

After three months off, Obama - looking rested and sporting a coat with no tie - broke his silence in his adopted hometown of Chicago , speaking to a packed auditorium of more than 400 high school an...

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5 people, including children killed by house fire in NYC

Mr Nigro said a passing motorist called the fire department after seeing smoke billowing from the house and someone fall from an upstairs window. The victims' relations to one another isn't clear ye...

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Trump's approval lowest at 100-day mark since Eisenhower

Trump's approval lowest at 100-day mark since Eisenhower

He wrote that "no matter how much" he gets done during this span, the " media will kill" those things. Trump performed somewhat better in a survey from Harvard-Harris, but this poll still found...

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May's Conservatives at 50 percent in poll, highest since 1991

The Prime Minister said the pledge "remains and will remain" and that she is proud of the work the United Kingdom is doing overseas, for example in helping to tackle the Ebola crisis in Africa or su...

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Japan, US, S. Korea to exert greater pressure on N. Korea

Japan, US, S. Korea to exert greater pressure on N. Korea

They also agreed to closely coordinate moves in the event of further provocations by the reclusive state and to urge China, North Korea's main diplomatic and economic benefactor, to use its influence ...

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US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to assess what has become America's longest war as the Trump administration weighs sending in more U.S. troops to help the Afghans fight the insurgency. The war began in O...

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UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

UN hosts aid-pledging conference for beleaguered Yemen

Close to 19 million people-two thirds of the population-need humanitarian assistance and protection. Yemen's war has killed more than 10,000 civilians and pushed the Arab world's poorest nation to...

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UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

The Conservatives said only they had a clear plan for exiting the EU. Despite this, she had repeatedly said in the past that she would not seek a new election before 2020. It insists there can be no...

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Corbyn urges Scots to back Labour against 'vicious' Tories

Labour now has just one MP in Scotland following the 2015 general election when an SNP tsunami saw the party win all but three of the 59 seats up for grabs. Starmer said a Labour government will ...

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French Voters Shun Political Parties, Sending Macron, Le Pen To Presidential Runoff

Though Le Pen came second with 21.5 percent of the vote on Sunday and will contest the runoff on May 7, the favorite to be the country's next president is Macron , who came top with around 24 perce...

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Philippines Set For ASEAN Summit, Beefs Up Security

President Duterte is scheduled to welcome fellow Southeast Asian leaders to the annual assembly that will focus on building a people-centered, innovation-led growth, and resilient ASEAN community. Sec...

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Mbappe, Silva and Lemar to stay at Monaco - Vasilyev

Mbappe, Silva and Lemar to stay at Monaco - Vasilyev

But, whatever happens against the Old Lady, Mbappe has undoubtedly established himself as a striker the very best clubs in Europe will be keen on. "Of course, we will talk with the players". "I wasn...

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Arkansas Aiming to Execute Three More Prisoners

Supreme Court lifted the stay of execution, THV 11 reported . Judge J. Leon Holmes denied a stay of execution for Williams saying that the matter should be dealt with by the 8th Circuit Court of Ap...

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Xi urges 'restraint' over North Korea as United States carrier approaches

Xi urges 'restraint' over North Korea as United States carrier approaches

South Korean and USA officials have feared for some time that a sixth North Korean nuclear test could be imminent and speculation has grown that this, or another missile test , could coincide with th...

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North Korea cranks the heat, threatens to sink U.S. ship

North Korea will mark the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday. It has marked similar events in the past with nuclear tests or missile launches. The nuclear issue ...

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Trump congratulates NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson

Trump congratulates NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson

Trump thanked Whitson on behalf of the nation and the world, and Whitson said that she was honored to break such a record and that she's honored to represent all the people at NASA who made space trav...

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Trump cites North Korean 'belligerence' in call with Xi: White House

Trump cites North Korean 'belligerence' in call with Xi: White House

A nuclear-powered USA submarine made a port call in South Korea on Tuesday in a show of force amid concerns that North Korea may mark the foundation of its military with a missile launch or a nuclea...

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Abe, Trump discuss N.Korea amid rising tensions

Abe, Trump discuss N.Korea amid rising tensions

Pyongyang insists it needs a powerful arsenal - including atomic weapons - to protect itself from what it says is the ever-present threat of invasion by hostile United States forces. aircraft carrier ...

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North Korea Threatens to Sink USS Carl Vinson

North Korea Threatens to Sink USS Carl Vinson

Pyongyang insists it needs nuclear weapons to protect itself from what it says is the ever-present threat of invasion by hostile US forces. Angered by the approach of the USS Carl Vinson carrier g...

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No president should congratulate a tyrant on victory

No president should congratulate a tyrant on victory

Worldwide monitors for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe reported a series of irregularities, including more than a million ballots cast without the particular stamp that marks t...

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FA Cup: Why I changed my team against Spurs - Conte

FA Cup: Why I changed my team against Spurs - Conte

Despite his concerns, however, the Italian said Chelsea would have plenty in the tank. "Otherwise, in this league, this season the name of the [title-winning] team wouldn't be Chelsea or Tottenham o...

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USS Michigan nuclear sub heads to South Korea

USS Michigan nuclear sub heads to South Korea

U.S. officials told Reuters that tougher sanctions could include an oil embargo, banning North Korea's airline and punishing foreign banks that continue to trade with the country. "What we're deal...

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Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election

Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election

With only a slim majority in parliament, she hopes to strengthen her position ahead of complex Brexit negotiations. Despite this, she had repeatedly said in the past that she would not seek a new ...

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Congressman: Spicer comments 'not without some validity'

The comments met the ire of at least one other notable group, which called for him to be terminated as press secretary. He repeated the apology at Wednesday morning's event. Amid a drumbeat of criti...

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