Afghan president visits Ghazni after Taliban raid

The Taliban is a nationalist Islamist group unlike the IS, whose ideology calls for a caliphate that binds Muslims worldwide. The Afghan Army prioritized transporting captured ISIS fighters to Kabul over re-supplying one of its bases in the north... More..

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AB de Villiers Sends Condolences to Flood Victims of Kerala
by | Sunday, August 19, 2018

AB de Villiers Sends Condolences to Flood Victims of Kerala

The Indian government said a naval air base in Kochi would be opened for commercial flights starting Monday morning. "The force has intensified its rescue and relief operations in the flood-ravaged state of...More..

Former cricketer Navjyot Singh Sidhu arrives in Pakistan
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Former cricketer Navjyot Singh Sidhu arrives in Pakistan

After the session, the 65-year-old cricketer-turned-politician went to his chamber in parliament and offered Shukranay K Nawafil (prayers of gratitude). Rival parties have alleged "blatant" vote-rigging. Know...More..

Pakistan condoles death of ex-Indian PM Vajpayee
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

Pakistan condoles death of ex-Indian PM Vajpayee

Vajpayee was ready for another fight in 2009 or would his deteriorating health ensure his retirement from active politics and see the rise of L. K. Advani as the party's unchallenged leader. He gave the go-ahea...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

Defense Secretary James Mattis on Thursday said that the reports of a $92 million tab for the parade were inaccurate and that he has "received no such estimate". Members of the Democratic party were similarly s...More..

Trump connects Russian Federation probe to revoking Brennan’s clearance
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Trump connects Russian Federation probe to revoking Brennan’s clearance

Bush). On Tuesday, Brennan responded on Twitter to a tweet Trump posted calling former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog". "The White House knows as well as anyone that Brennan, in his criticism ...More..

United Kingdom should take migrants on Aquarius, says Rome
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

United Kingdom should take migrants on Aquarius, says Rome

It is believed they had been at sea for almost 35 hours. Most of the migrants are from Eritrea and Somalia and 67 are unaccompanied minors. The group said many reported they had been held in inhumane condit...More..

Kerala rains: Rahul Gandhi asks people to contribute to CM’s relief fund
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Kerala rains: Rahul Gandhi asks people to contribute to CM’s relief fund

The incessant rains across Kerala have worsened the flood situation with 12 fresh deaths reported on Thursday. The Government of Kerala has declared red alert in seven districts including the flood affected W...More..

Korean Leaders to Hold Summit Next Month in Pyongyang
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Korean Leaders to Hold Summit Next Month in Pyongyang

The high-level inter-Korean dialogue started at 10 a.m. local time (0100 GMT) in Tongilgak, a DPRK building in the border village. "It is a different story than US-North Korea, which seems to have become bogg...More..

Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley

Air circulation patterns are bringing in smoke from wildfires in California and OR to the south, Canadian wildfires to the north , and the Maple Fire on the Olympic Peninsula to the west. If you have lung ...More..

Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week
by | Thursday, August 16, 2018

Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week

We believe it's important for the world to hear directly from global leaders, how they think, and how they treat the people around them... Now, in addition to deleting some tweets , the service is suspending ...More..

Pennsylvania Priests Abused 1000 Children and Covered Up the Abuse
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Pennsylvania Priests Abused 1000 Children and Covered Up the Abuse

Attorney General Josh Shapiro said the investigation is ongoing. Rozzi called on fellow legislators to pass measures that would eliminate the statute of limitations for criminal prosecution of sexual ab...More..

Transgender progressive Christine Hallquist wins Vermont governor primary
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Transgender progressive Christine Hallquist wins Vermont governor primary

CNN host John Berman mentioned a recent Gallup poll , which shows Democrats view socialism more favorably than capitalism, and asked Hallquist if she was surprised by the poll's results. Jahana Hayes, wh...More..

United States ambassador urges United Kingdom to back Trump on Iran nuke deal
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

United States ambassador urges United Kingdom to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

The envoy also delivered a clear ultimatum to British businesses, instructing them to stop trading with Iran or face "serious consequences" when it comes to trade with the United States. He said this statement ...More..

Paul Manafort declines to testify as defense rests
by | Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Paul Manafort declines to testify as defense rests

Manafort is on trial in Alexandria, Virginia , where special counsel Robert Mueller has accused Manafort of shielding millions of dollars in off-shore bank accounts from American tax-collectors. The defense ...More..

Peter Strzok Fired FBI Agent Who Sent Trump-Critical Texts
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Peter Strzok Fired FBI Agent Who Sent Trump-Critical Texts

Democrats accused Republicans of trying to divert attention from Mueller's investigation and Trump's ties to Russian Federation by excessively focusing on Strzok. In one instance of bias, Horowitz cited this te...More..

Trump lashes out at 'Wacky Omarosa' over book, tapes
by | Monday, August 13, 2018

Trump lashes out at 'Wacky Omarosa' over book, tapes

John Kelly , White House officials tell ABC News. Despite Trump giving Newman a job at the White House , she turned on the president ahead of her new book about her life inside the White House . Man...More..

Majority of Argentine Senators to Vote Against Abortion Bill
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Majority of Argentine Senators to Vote Against Abortion Bill

A partition was set up to keep them separated. "There are positive points that have come out of this, first of all, that even when there are differing ways of thinking, there's a square in peace right now, wi...More..

Trump condemns racism on anniversary of Charlottesville rally
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Trump condemns racism on anniversary of Charlottesville rally

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam asked residents to "make alternative plans to engaging with planned demonstrations of hate". Stern and other state, county and city officials said to expect large numbers of...More..

Flood-related deaths: When the monsoon spells misery
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Flood-related deaths: When the monsoon spells misery

Tourists have been barred from entering the hilly Idukki district after roads caved in at many places. Many areas are submerged after authorities opened the sluice gates of an overflowing Idamalayar dam. Th...More..