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Inquiry committee constituted to probe Lodhran train accident: Khawaja Saad

Talking to media in Lahore on Friday, the minister said that the train's driver, assistant driver and the gatekeepers had been taken into custody by the polic...


Turkey rocked by auto bomb blast and shoot-out in street

Gunfire broke out between police and two men suspected to have orchestrated the attack, CNN Turk reported. Officials are blaming Kurdish militants after the...


North Korea's 'acute' threat is growing every day, says US

Kim has parallel goals in pursuing nuclear weapons. He also admitted to his "shortcomings" as a leader and vowed "devoted efforts" to improve North Korea. -So...


Russian Carrier Headed Home After Just Two Months Off Syrian Coast

Moscow has been a key supporter of Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and forces in the Mideast country's devastating civil war. Found a spelling erro...


Istanbul Manhunt: Police Say Suspect Entered Turkey Through Syria with Family

In a statement circulated on social media, the jihadist group said one of the "soldiers of the caliphate" had carried out the Reina shooting. The gunman kille...


Bonner's freakish National Basketball Association retirement video is so amusing

He even averaged a nice 6.9 minutes per game in 30 games for San Antonio during the 2015-16 season. I loved every team I played for and every city I lived in....


Yahoo Finance Tweets N-Word by Mistake; Twitter Pounces

Instead, they tweeted that the President-elect wanted a "much nigger Navy", sending Twitter into a frenzy under a hashtag that is still trending: #NiggerNavy. "...


Bangladesh police say leader of cafe attack has been killed

The Islamic State group has claimed numerous attacks including the July siege, but Bangladeshi authorities have repeatedly said IS has no presence in the Musl...


Smaller classes to come? BC allocates $50M to hire new teachers

While the new funding is badly needed, and will help many teachers and students, the government will have to provide significantly more funding to meet the requ...


Israel's PM wants pardon for soldier who killed Palestinian

Azaria's sentencing is scheduled for January 15. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he supports pardoning Azaria in a post on his Facebook page. Und...


Japan recalls envoy to South Korea over comfort-woman statue

South Korean activists opposed to the 2015 agreement installed the statue in Busan late last month, one year after the pact was reached. No progress has bee...


33 inmates dead, 'some decapitated' in fresh Brazilian jail riot

He said First Command members did not attack those of a rival gang but rather targeted prisoners, although the motives remained unclear. The latest unrest com...


Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting in Florida kills 5, injures 8

The gunman , who was believed to be alone in the deadly attack, was taken into custody, officials said . After emptying about 3 magazines of bullets, the shoot...


Theresa May to meet Donald Trump in US

The Prime Minister's joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill travelled to the USA last month to build links with Mr Trump's team. President-elect Dona...


Tube strike: here's everything you need to know

Passengers looking to take the tube have been warned to expect a "severely reduced service". Passengers are being advised to complete their journeys by 6pm on...


Trump Wants Obama's Ambassadors Out Immediately

The decision has also left diplomats scrambling to secure new visas, living arrangements and schools for their children, including Ambassador to Costa Rica Staf...


Imran Khan failed in producing documents in SC: Marriyum

Imran Khan will have to provide proofs regarding allegations he levels outside the court, she said adding that politics can be done on confusion but cases canno...


Teenage migrant found hidden in suitcase in Spanish enclave

An official with the Guardia Civil in Ceuta told the AP that the woman raised suspicions when officials noticed her being evasive and showing signs of nervous...


Former Spokane Police Chief to Lead Oakland PD

She was a finalist to become Chicago's police superintendent before Eddie Johnson was given the job. Acting Assistant Chief David Downing had been overseeing ...


First snow survey of 2017

Above: Frank Gehrke, right, chief of the California Cooperative Snow Surveys Program for the Department of Water Resources, checks the snowpack depth as he cond...


Brooklyn family disputes NYPD's claim of how emotionally-disturbed man died

In the first incident, police killed 63-year-old James Owens in the borough's Canarsie neighborhood. He advanced toward the officers, one of which shot him with...


US Asks India And Pakistan To Work 'Bilaterally' On Indus Waters Treaty

United States has urged Pakistan and India to cooperate in order to resolve differences between them, ARY News reported on Wednesday. He further stated that U...


Led Military Coalition in Iraq Doubles Size of Advisor Corps

Counterterrorism units pushed into eastern Mosul in October but regular army troops tasked with advancing from the north and south made slower progress and the ...


Dylann Roof competency hearing closed to public

But Philip Holloway, an Atlanta-based criminal defense attorney not associated with the Roof trial, said this trial may be a rare instance in which self-represe...


Ford to build Mustang and F-150 hybrids, all-electric SUV

In 2020 Ford plans to release a hybrid of its F-150 pickup truck, the best-selling vehicle in America, alongside a hybrid Mustang, the company's iconic spor...


Chinese Media Hits India's Agni Missile Test, Says India Violated UN Norms

China, an all-weather ally of Pakistan, has been hamperping Indian efforts to bring Azhar, who heads the JeM India blamed for terrorist attacks on Pathankot air...


Southern strike: Hundreds of replacement buses as Aslef announces new strike action

It called on Aslef and RMT union members to tell their leaders to end "this futile industrial action". Britain's rail safety watchdog today declared that dr...


British Airways' cabin crew announce 48-hour strike for January 10

The cabin crew were due to walk out on Christmas Day and Boxing Day but the action was suspended after last-ditch talks at the conciliation service, Acas. A s...


Sharif raises Kashmir pitch again, calls militant Burhan Wani 'charismatic leader'

It should be noted that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the seminar, which is organized by National Assembly's Young Parliamentarians Forum. Sharif said...


Congress to Freeze State Department Funds Until US Embassy Moves to Jerusalem

The bill was proposed by Nevada representative Dean Heller , Ted Cruz from Texas and Marco Rubio from Florida. The bill withholds certain State Departmen...


Chibok girl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 found wandering in bush

April 13, 2016: Boko Haram video appears to show some of the Chibok girls, and tearful mothers recognize their daughters. Aisha Yesufu, one of the conveners o...


Man arrested after Yaxley double hit-and-run death

It happened on the B1901 in Yaxley, Cambs., a busy town road that runs into Peterborough City Centre. Detectives are now looking into whether the two incidents ...


UNC Tar Heels vs Clemson Tigers basketball schedule

This win was by no means a pretty one for North Carolina. "Offensively, I thought we played a great first half". Due to the Tar Heels hot start, they reache...


Myanmar commission denies genocide of Rohingya Muslims

A young boy was also seen being hit on the head by police where villagers were seated on the floor with their hands behind their heads. Four officers were ide...


Season's first snowfall in Srinagar

Srinagar , which has been engulfed by heavy cloud cover since last night, recorded a drizzle in the wee hours. The maximum temperature in Srinagar dropped t...