Former cricket legend Imran Khan confirmed as new Pakistan Prime Minister

The elected prime minister is expected to take oath on Saturday. Sidhu arrived in Lahore via Wagah border crossing, from where he will travel to the federal capital Islamabad to attend the oath-taking ceremony of prime minister-in waiting Khan. More..

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Saudi Army Positions in Jizan Pounded by Yemeni Forces’ Missile Attack
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Saudi Army Positions in Jizan Pounded by Yemeni Forces’ Missile Attack

Col. Turki al-Malki, a spokesman for the coalition in Yemen, said last week that the coalition had launched an operation in Saada in response to Houthi fighters firing a missile on the Saudi city of Jizan o...More..

Trump's military parade would cost about $92M, official says
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Trump's military parade would cost about $92M, official says

Earlier on Thursday, a USA official told the AFP news agency the planning estimate for the event had ballooned to as much as $92m (£72m). A military parade requested by U.S. The city's governing District of...More..

Plane skids off Manila runway, engine, wheel ripped off
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Plane skids off Manila runway, engine, wheel ripped off

A passenger filmed the dramatic moment a plane "crash landed" at Manila global airport in Philippines early Friday and skidded off the runway. Only a few passengers sustained bruises but all those aboard Xi...More..

Philippines’ Duterte slams China over island-building
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Philippines’ Duterte slams China over island-building

Philippine officials have said that military pilots are repeatedly warned off by Beijing as their planes approach Philippine-held Thitu Island (Jhongye Island, 中業島), which lies beside a Chinese air base built o...More..

Jessie the potty-mouthed parrot swears at firefighters while stranded on roof
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Jessie the potty-mouthed parrot swears at firefighters while stranded on roof

But it seems the affection had the opposite affect on Jessie , who simply told the fire fighters to " fuck off ". But after she was finished hurling expletives it became clear Jessie wasn't injured after a...More..

Wikipedia declares Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead without any official confirmation
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Wikipedia declares Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead without any official confirmation

Advani said he was at loss for words to express his deep grief and sadness. He was one of the most gracious leaders of the nation who had a unique taste of the fine arts. Union ministers Piyush Goyal, Suresh Pr...More..

Husband arrested in missing family case in Colorado
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Husband arrested in missing family case in Colorado

He said he hasn't spoken to her parents since the tragedy, but a neighbor told him they flew to Colorado. "I knew she had a doctor's appointment that morning because she's pregnant". In the wake of the disappea...More..

Senate Intel chairman slams former Central Intelligence Agency director for Trump-Russia claims
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Senate Intel chairman slams former Central Intelligence Agency director for Trump-Russia claims

The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee is criticizing former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanTucker Carlson attacks press as "state media" after Trump strips ex-CIA chief's clearance ...More..

GoFundMe for Peter Strzok’s legal bills raises $230,000 in one day
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

GoFundMe for Peter Strzok’s legal bills raises $230,000 in one day

He then quoted the former assistant director, Chris Swecker, who had appeared on Fox News' "America's Newsroom" to discuss the actions of Strzok, former FBI Director James Comey, and ex-Deputy Director Andrew...More..

Regulators in Saudi Arabia Warn Against Crypto Trading
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Regulators in Saudi Arabia Warn Against Crypto Trading

Neighbors the UAE and Qatar had already absorbed block chain technology into their financial and business worlds, and it seemed only a matter of time before Saudi Arabia followed suit. Currently, the committee ...More..

Taliban overrun Afghan military base after days of fighting
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Taliban overrun Afghan military base after days of fighting

By late Tuesday, the Taliban appeared to have lost the first war, with the smoldering city relatively calm and most insurgent fighters in retreat. "Clearly the Taliban have paid no heed to the calls of the Af...More..

U.S. newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

U.S. newspapers to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

Hundreds of US newspapers are banding together this week to fight back against President Donald Trump's " war on the free press ". Press freedom was not invented in the United States, but there are few nati...More..

Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director Brennan
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump revokes security clearance of former Central Intelligence Agency director Brennan

In his statement , Trump suggested the ex-spy chief had tossed around "unfounded and outrageous allegations - wild outbursts on the internet and television - about this administration" and engaged in "increa...More..

Militants attack security training center in Kabul city
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Militants attack security training center in Kabul city

It is also plagued by roadside bombs planted by insurgents, which are usually intended for government officials or security forces, but often kill and maim civilians. The explosion, which came as the central ci...More..

Key ruling due for women on trial in Kim Jong Nam killing
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Key ruling due for women on trial in Kim Jong Nam killing

Siti and Doan were charged, together with four others who are at large, with the murder of Kim Chol, the alias for 15-year-old Jong-nam, by smearing the latter's face with the deadly nerve agent VX at the klia2...More..

Former archbishop avoids jail over sex abuse cover-up
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Former archbishop avoids jail over sex abuse cover-up

It follows his world-first conviction in May. There are no other special conditions. "I hope he enjoys having a holiday in his sister's house", Mr Gogarty told reporters outside Newcastle Local Court on T...More..

Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump blacklists critical ex-CIA chief Brennan

Mr Brennan said he learned of the decision only when the White House made an announcement. Mr Trump said that while former intelligence heads continued to have security access so they could advise their succe...More..

by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

B.C. Wildfires: Province declares state of emergency

The last provincial declaration of state of emergency before the 2017 wildfire season was issued in August 2003, to deal with wildfires. By this time a year ago, hundreds of homes been lost to wildfires and t...More..

Trump signs NDAA for FY 2019, authorizing $250 mln assistance to Ukraine
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump signs NDAA for FY 2019, authorizing $250 mln assistance to Ukraine

Senior Colonel Wu Qian, a spokesman for the Defense Ministry, said on Tuesday that the act tries to interfere in China's internal affairs and stoke Sino-US conflict, and that it operates from a Cold War menta...More..

New Zealand stops foreigners buying homes
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

New Zealand stops foreigners buying homes

Previously the housing market was open to investors worldwide. Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand's popular 38-year-old prime minister, campaigned before September's election on a promise to clamp down on house...More..

Lavrov: Putin and Trump may meet to improve relations
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Lavrov: Putin and Trump may meet to improve relations

The measures come in response to the poisoning of former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in the United Kingdom - which Western nations blamed on Russian Federation without providing any evidence. "...More..

Judge Dismisses Russian Motion on Mueller Charges
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Judge Dismisses Russian Motion on Mueller Charges

Two-thirds of Americans, including majorities across party lines, would like to see special counsel Robert Mueller try to finish the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election before voters ...More..

No Election Speech by Modi at Red Fort
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

No Election Speech by Modi at Red Fort

On Jammu & Kashmir, where the BJP pulled out of the PDP-led government in June this year, leading to its fall, Modi said his administration did not believe in " goli or gaali (bullets and abuses)", but in "h...More..

Premier Abadi Says Iraq Wont Trade With Iran in Dollar
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Premier Abadi Says Iraq Wont Trade With Iran in Dollar

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Monday that his government will only refrain from using the dollar in transactions with Iran without complying with the full scope of USA sanctions against the Islamic ...More..

Putin ready to meet N. Korea's Kim at 'early date': KCNA
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Putin ready to meet N. Korea's Kim at 'early date': KCNA

Highlighting the potential of such a "railroad community" for the region, Moon compared it to the European Coal and Steel Community created in 1951 by six European nations in the wake of World War II, which eve...More..

Worst flood in a century kills 43 in Kerala, more rain due
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Worst flood in a century kills 43 in Kerala, more rain due

Officials said that the airport will remain shut till Saturday, August 18. Home minister Rajnath Singh promised to send more forces to help the state. "We are working hard to drain out the storm water", Cochi...More..

Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director Brennan
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump revokes security clearance for ex-CIA director Brennan

Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced on Wednesday that Trump is pulling the former Central Intelligence Agency director's clearance over his "erratic conduct and behavior" since leaving his position and becomi...More..

White House press secretary apologizes for false claims on African-American jobs
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

White House press secretary apologizes for false claims on African-American jobs

Omarosa , on a publicity tour of talk shows for her new book , has emerged from her brief stint in Trump's White House as a Trump enemy, after years of publicly praising him and working for his campaign an...More..

British pound sterling dropped against euro and dollar
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

British pound sterling dropped against euro and dollar

Uncertainties about how the Brexit process will impact United Kingdom businesses have been dampening United Kingdom economic activity for months already and these "no deal" Brexit fears have only worsened as ...More..