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Feb 15 2018

Champion of justice Asma Jahangir leaves legacy of courage

Naveed Walter president Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) participated in the funeral of courageous human Human Rights defender Asma Jahangir in Lahore. Even she has...

Feb 15 2018

Trump budget ends USA funding for International Space Station by 2025

The end of federal funding for the ISS would not necessarily mean the end of the station, or at least some parts of it, according to the document. But the gyros are n...

Feb 15 2018

Putin meets Abbas, conveys greetings from Trump

The Arab world will have it no other way, and successive presidents (ostensibly the most powerful men on earth) have always been too afraid of upsetting the oil-rich shei...

Feb 14 2018

Omarosa Manigault sent to hospital on 'Celebrity Big Brother'

She is the second celebrity to go home after Chuck Liddell . On Tuesday night, President Trump's White House was embroiled in an escalating week-long scandal o...

Feb 14 2018

Drastic changes proposed for SNAP program

The rest of their benefits would be provided on electronic benefit cards as they are now. "It would require the government to select and purchase nonperishable food ite...

Feb 12 2018

South Africa marks 28 years of Mandela's prison release

Zuma , in power since 2009 and battling corruption allegations, has been living on borrowed time since Ramaphosa replaced him as leader of the ruling party in December. H...

Feb 12 2018

Javier Hernandez says West Ham's Marko Arnautovic is an 'unbelievable all-around player'

Arnautovic then secured all three points for the home side late on in the match, when he was quickest to react to an attempted clearance inside the six-yard box. We are ...

Feb 12 2018

Plane with 71 passengers aboard crashes near Moscow

Debris and human remains were spread over a radius of a kilometer from the crash site, investigators said. Eyewitnesses told Russian media that the jet was on fire as...

Feb 11 2018

Terrorists attack army camp in Jammu, soldier and daughter injured

Singh also said that the Army and other security forces were effectively doing their job and would never let any Indian bow down his head. "My heart goes out to the inj...

Feb 11 2018

Nationwide snow-ice warning issued for Sunday

The warning is valid from until 11.59pm Sunday 11 February. Heavy rain is expected to hit the province on Saturday, and a yellow weather warning will be in place fr...

Feb 11 2018

End game looms for South Africa's Zuma

There is no word on who will address state of the nation address, and no indication if the ruling party plans to remove Zuma as the president. South Africa's Deputy ...

Feb 11 2018

Vonn ready to bow out on a high

The 33-year-old says she intends to compete on the World Cup circuit for one more year as she targets the record number of race wins, in either gender, of 86 set by Swedi...

Feb 10 2018

Bush believes Russian Federation meddled in 2016 election

Bush also said that "it is problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our elections". The report did not elaborate whom in Russia Bush was accusing of inte...

Feb 10 2018

Turkey liquidates over 1000 terrorists during operation in Afrin - General Staff

The HDP's other co-leader, Selahattin Demirtas, is in jail over alleged links to Kurdish militants and is among many leading members of the party imprisoned on similar ch...

Feb 10 2018

Supreme Court resumes hearing of the Ram Janmabhumi and Babri Masjid Case

With these directions, it is expected that the case will be ripe for hearing when it is taken up next at 2 pm on March 14. The bench said that it would hear the appeals o...

Feb 10 2018

Duterte terminates Canada chopper deal

His remark came after the Canadian government ordered Wednesday, February 7, to review the helicopter deal amid concerns that the aircraft could be used against local ins...

Feb 09 2018

Child rescued after getting stuck inside arcade claw machine

A young boy in Florida really, really wanted a stuffed toy while visiting an arcade - so much so that he climbed inside a vending machine to get it. As his reward, Maso...

Feb 09 2018

Merkel achieves breakthrough in German coalition deal

Merkel has been fighting to remain in power since September's disastrous elections and the price she pays could be heavy, with her new government set to be much more acti...

Feb 09 2018

Police to update Bruce McArthur case ahead of excavation at Leaside home

McArthur is now facing five counts of first-degree murder. McArthur, a father and grandfather, was arrested on January 18 over the deaths of two men, Andrew Kinsman and...

Feb 09 2018

United Nations clears NK official's visit to S. Korea

Even as it held the parade, the North is on an Olympics-linked charm offensive - sending a troupe of performers, hundreds of female cheerleaders and Mr Kim Jong Un's si...