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Three Pakistani cricketers suspended from PSL for alleged involvement in spot-fixing

Irfan plays for PSL defending champions Islamabad United. Sharjeel Khan and his teammate Khalif Latif were suspended provisionally and sent back to Pakistan o...


North Korea launches 'ballistic missile' in 'show of force' to Donald Trump

The launch comes following several months of North Korean missile test refrain, but following Kim Jong Un's New Year's Day remark that Pyongyang was in the fi...


Sanders says Trump is 'delusional'

Miller say is a shell game". 'While on FAKE NEWS @ CNN , Bernie Sanders was cut off for using the term fake news to describe the network. Sanders appeared...


High Wind Watch in effect through Monday

The high wind watch is in place in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. Winds could gust as high as 43 miles per hour. Some snow ...


Powerful quake kills at least 15 in southern Philippines

Many residents gathered in a field for safety, he said. The Philippine lies in the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where earthquakes and volcanic activities are commo...


Four terrorists killed, two jawans martyred in J&K's Kulgam encounter

The two sides are engaged in a gunbattle, TV reports say. The slain soldiers have been identified as Lance Naiks Raghubeer Singh and Bhandoriya Gopal Singh, b...


The foreign currencies allegedly recovered from ex-NNPC boss

Spokesman to the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren , told The Guardian that as at 4:00pm yesterday, Yakubu was still being held by operatives of the commission. Acting o...


'Panama Papers' law firm partners arrested over money laundering claims

Following the arrests, Mossack Fonseca defense lawyer Elias Solano called the accusations against the firm's founders "weak" and said he would challenge the evi...


Pakistan, US in visa war as both sides declare curbs

Abdul Ghafoor Haidri, who is also secretary general of a major Islamic party in Pakistan - Jamiat Ulema Islam (JUI-Fazl), was scheduled to leave for NY on Feb 1...


Air strikes kill 60 Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan's Helmand province

However, the provincial officials, said Saturday that the militants were targeted in Sangin airstrikes as they were planning a large attack on the district foll...


Iranians celebrate 38th anniversary of 1979 revolution

Several officials' speeches marking the anniversary reiterated other familiar regime messages, such as the depth of popular support for the regime's revolutiona...


Greek military defuses unexploded bomb from World War II

The large explosive prompted the evacuation of estimated 75,000 people in the country's second-largest city. After an unexploded World War II-era bomb was dis...


Nazi-era German anthem at Fed Cup sparks outrage as USTA apologises

The words became closely associated with Nazi Germany (though they were written nearly a century before) and were dropped after World War II. German player An...


Pilot Removed From Plane After Tearful Rant

The incident was on United Airlines Flight 455. CBS News reports that a passenger, Pam O'Neal, said the pilot came aboard the flight and asked everyone ...


Rainsy's resignation 'honourable': Acting Cambodian opposition leader Kem Sokha

The letter details recent acts of political oppression by the Hun Sen government, including the politically-motivated criminal investigations and charges agains...


JK Rowling, Piers Morgan in Twitter fight over politics

During a discussion on U.S. talk show Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday, the British TV presenter faced off against Australian comic Jim Jefferies, who direct...


Hamburg airport evacuated after toxin sickens dozens

This event led the airport to cancel many flights and close temporarily. The airport has tweeted that "responsible authorities" are trying to establish wh...


Syrian opposition to announce delegates for United Nations peace talks: HNC

The choice of opposition delegates has been subject to disagreement and the United Nations envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura , has said it would choose the o...


Steve Bannon's presence at national security meetings defended

In a separate presidential memo, Trump reorganized the National Security Council to, along with other changes, give Bannon a regular seat on the principals comm...


Israel passes bill retroactively legalizing settlements

Human rights groups and legal experts, however, warned that it would violate property rights. One lawmaker called the measure the "robbery bill". The organizati...


Unemployment rate in Calgary drops slightly in January

Employment in Ontario rose by 28,800 jobs in January when compared to the previous month; the province gained 5,300 full-time jobs and 23,500 part-time jobs. Mo...


Total fire ban declared for Albury ahead of scorching weekend

The New South Wales Rural Fire Service (RFS) is urging residents to prepare for catastrophic fire conditions before it's too late as temperatures across the cou...


Trump may turn to Arab allies for help with Israeli-Palestinian relations

From a global perspective, what risks might the move pose? The settlements were "leading to a creeping annexation that prevents the establishment of a cont...


Somalia's New President meets with Diplomats In mogadishu

He commends AMISOM and the Somali security forces for ensuring a secure environment during the poll. The Secretary-General also expresses his appreciation to ...


Peru offers reward for info to capture ex-president

The judge ordered the preliminary imprisonment of Toledo for 18 months while the investigation continues. Now in Paris, Toledo has denied these accusations ...


Lahore Qalandars register first PSL win

Batting first, Peshawar Zalmi scored 190 runs for the loss of nine wickets in the allotted 20 overs.Islamabad United achieved the target in 17.4 overs for the l...


Hundreds of stranded whales dead on New Zealand coast

Reports of whales beaching themselves have been recorded throughout history. Project Jonah said there is no one single reason why whales become stranded, an...


Brazilian state indicts police officers for refusing to work

The state government said the officers must report to work by 7 a.m. (4 a.m. ET) Saturday and said they would not suffer any sanctions if they do. The chaos h...


Aman-17 naval exercise kicks off

Pakistan has been organising such naval exercises since 2007 every alternate year. A large number of personnel of the participating navies, as well as observe...


Belgium: US youth linked to cyberattack on Brussels airport

Investigators said teen didn't act on any religious beliefs, and he only thought this would be a good time to hack the airport, as staff would be preoccupied wi...


Our budget next year isn't enough, say most councils

The vast majority of respondents - 94% - warned they would have to increase charging for services, while 65% said they would have to dip into their reserves to ...


Pentagon Downplays 'Close Encounter' Between US, Chinese Planes Over S. China Sea

In a statement that was released by the US Pacific Command it said that the US Navy P-3 plane was only on a routine mission that was in accordance with the worl...


Brazil to face Argentina in Australia friendly

Reports are both sides are set to bring their strongest squads which means Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Phillipe Coutinho, David Luiz and many more will be ...


Driver dies after tractor trailer blown off Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel

Chen's body was taken to the Hampton Roads Medical Examiner after he was pronounced dead at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Chen was hauling a load of seafood...


Romania justice minister resigns over anti-graft law protests

As you also have seen, all the assumed initiatives are legal and according to the constitution", Iordache told reporters. "I have made a decision to offer my ...