Tue, 14 Aug 2018

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

FBI fires Peter Strzok, who sent anti-Trump texts

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A former deputy to the assistant director for counterintelligence at the FBI and a senior counterintelligence agent ...

U.S. judge backs Mueller’s case against Russian firm

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A federal district judge on Monday, backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation, uploading ...

Violent Taliban attack continues in Ghazni on third day

KABUL, Afghanistan - The battle for the strategic city of Ghazni in Afghanistan continued to rage into its third day, ...

'United Against Hate' dwarfs 'Unite the Right' in Washington

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Anyone who witnessed the chilling sight of America’s racial divide rearing its ugly head in Charlottesville, Virginia ...

Anti-racist protesters mark Charlottesville anniversary

VIRGINIA, U.S. - On Saturday, hundreds of police officers, many in riot gear, surrounded Charlottesville's downtown area, where anti-racism protesters marked ...

Trump attacks Sessions, claims he is scared stiff

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Amid an intensifying Russia meddling and collusion investigation being carried out by Department of Justice-appointed Special Counsel ...

Thousands protests Israel’s new nation-state law in Tel Aviv

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel’s explosive new law, which declares it the nation-state of the Jewish people, and claims only ...

Crocs decides to shut its last manufacturing plants

NEW YORK, U.S. - Earlier this week, the popular footwear company Crocs announced that it was closing the last of ...

Hundreds more hurt in major anti-corruption rally in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania - After over 450 people were injured and 30 others were arrested, tens of thousands of Romanians gathered ...

Mass shooting in Manchester leaves ten injured

MANCHESTER, U.K. - In a tragic incident, a mass shooting took place in the Moss Side area of Manchester, leaving ...

Charlottesville rally anniversary: Trump appeals for unity

WASHINGTON, U.S. - A year has passed since White nationalists held a large scale ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville. ...

Russia: U.S. sanctions are ‘declaration of economic war’

MOSCOW, Russia - The U.S. State Department announced new sanctions against Russia this week, claiming it was in response to ...

Denuclearization plans hit a predictable road block

PYONGYANG, North Korea - U.S. President Donald Trump’s historic meeting with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June ...

Israel firing at Gaza border protest kills two Palestinians

JERUSALEM, Israel - After two days of intense violence, during which Gaza militants fired about 200 rockets at Israel and ...

Pak turns into nightmare for minorities: Nadeem Nusrat

Washington DC [USA], Aug 14 (ANI): The Voice of Karachi (VOK) and South Asia Minorities Alliance Foundation (SAMAF) Chairman Nadeem ...

Russia Claims Has Already Eliminated Its Chemical Weapons

Russia has claimed that the country finished eliminating its chemical arsenal last year, in response to a new U.S. demand ...

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South Africa's Rand Falls to 2-Year Low As Turkey Rout Spreads

JPHANNESBURG - South Africa's rand plunged more than 10 percent to a 2-year low against the dollar early on Monday ...

Zimbabwe Waits as Presidential Poll Challenge Delays Inauguration

JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe is at a tense standstill as the presidential inauguration has been delayed due to the opposition's legal ...

India can still bounce back: Chahal

London [UK], August 13 (ANI): Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal opined that the Indian team still has an opportunity to make ...

Akila Dananjaya achieves career-best 21st ODI ranking

Dubai [United Arab Emirates], August 13 (ANI): Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has jumped twenty places to reach the career-best ...

Smith's experience is useful for team: Jason holder

Barbados [West Indies], August 13 (ANI): West Indies bowler Jason Holder, who is leading Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean ...

Vijay Shankar ruled out of Quadrangular A series due to injury

New Delhi [India], August 12 (ANI): Indian cricketer Vijay Shankar, who plays for Tamil Nadu in domestic matches, has been ...

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Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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