Mother Given Death Sentence For Burning Daughter Alive In 'Honour Killing'

Rana Mushtaq, a police official in the area said the woman was first tortured by her brother and then tied with electric wires and electrocuted. Police had suspected that she was helped by her son and a son-in-law in killing the girl. Previously ki... More..

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by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Photos claim to show Japanese whalers in Australian waters

The Sea Shepherd group - which has harassed Japanese harpoon ships for more than a decade - released pictures of the minke on the back of the Nisshin Maru vessel on Sunday. Sea Shepherd maintains that the a...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Iran sticks to deadline of nuclear deal with centrifuge move: IAEA

Iran, Obama said, is "upholding its commitments, demonstrating the success of diplomacy". "Iran reduced its uranium stockpile by 98 percent and removed two-thirds of its centrifuges", the statement read. "Thi...More..

Trump blasts Rep. Lewis for commments
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Trump blasts Rep. Lewis for commments

Cooper questioned. "If a Republican had said this about President-elect Hillary Clinton, Democrats would be up in arms". "I get he doesn't like Donald Trump ". The back-and-forth began with the release of p...More..

by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Mahmoud Abbas: Vatican embassy a 'place of pride'

Lee said Toner's comments sounded odd after the US abstained last month from a U.N. Security Council vote that critics say was anti-Israel, breaking with decades of American policy to defend the Jewish state at...More..

May to lay out Brexit strategy in major speech on Tuesday
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

May to lay out Brexit strategy in major speech on Tuesday

Mrs May added: "New Zealand is an important country for us precisely because of the historic ties that we share, the shared values that we have, the shared belief in free trade that we have". It has been estima...More..

Think Kohli and team will win more games than me: Dhoni
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Think Kohli and team will win more games than me: Dhoni

MS Dhoni has revealed that his reservations with split captaincy were a factor in his decision to give up the role of India's limited-overs captain. "In the end the games were much closer than what the score ...More..

Breakfast at Rodrigo Duterte's as Shinzo Abe samples Philippine leader's simple style
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Breakfast at Rodrigo Duterte's as Shinzo Abe samples Philippine leader's simple style

He added that Japan will coordinate policies with the Philippines. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has described Saturday's planned discussions as "a very important agenda", and says the two countr...More..

Retail inflation lowers to 3.41% in December
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Retail inflation lowers to 3.41% in December

It grew 15 percent in November 2016 from a (-) 24.4 percent contraction in November 2015, and a (-) 26.9 percent fall in October. The cumulative growth in these 3 sectors during April-November 2016 over the c...More..

Michelle Obama bids farewell on 'The Tonight Show'
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Michelle Obama bids farewell on 'The Tonight Show'

Wonder opened the performance of a shortened rendition of Isn't She Lovely . Apart from thanking the school counselors, Obama also acknowledged and thanked some big stars like Usher, La La Anthony, Andy Cohe...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Oil Prices Higher Amid Saudi Supply Cuts

Oil prices have recovered after a more than two-year slump caused by a glut due to US shale oil flooding the market. Overall production was 8.95 million bpd last week, most since April of past year. "However, r...More..

Sainsbury's Third Quarter Sales Up
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Sainsbury's Third Quarter Sales Up

Argos, however, continued its quarterly growth as total sales rose by 4.1% with like-for-like sales up by 4%, following its increase of 3%, on a total basis, and 2.3%, on a like-for-like basis, in Q2. Sainsbury...More..

Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav set to kick off joint SP-Congress campaign
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Rahul Gandhi, Akhilesh Yadav set to kick off joint SP-Congress campaign

According to sources close to Akhilesh, Netaji had two clear demands that his younger brother Shivpal Yadav should be reinstated in position of president of the party's UP unit and that his cousin Ramgopal Yada...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Iraq forces advance in Mosul but civilian toll mounts

The US-backed operation to clear Mosul from militants began in October and has recaptured villages and towns surrounding the city, and most of Mosul's eastern half. Early in the offensive, a variety of forces...More..

Teenager appears in court charged with murder of Katie Rough, 7
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Teenager appears in court charged with murder of Katie Rough, 7

Less than a fortnight before her killing, Katie had been a bridesmaid at her mother's wedding to Paul Rough, Katie's father. The teenager, who can not be named for legal reasons, was charged with murder and p...More..

Southern rail: New strike by drivers gets under way
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Southern rail: New strike by drivers gets under way

The industrial action begins on Monday, when workers with the London Underground stage a 24-hour strike by closing subway stations in the central parts of the capital. "I would hope there will now be agreement ...More..

Mexico arrests USA citizen thought to be behind attack on American diplomat
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Mexico arrests USA citizen thought to be behind attack on American diplomat

Security analyst Alejandro Hope said the shooting didn't appear to be a robbery or attempted kidnapping and that it wasn't clear whether organized crime was involved, although Jalisco authorities have ruled tha...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

U.S. blacklists Putin ally, alleged Litvinenko killers

Senior Russian federal investigator, Alexander Bastrykin, a close ally of President Putin, was also among those blacklisted. Through the related 2013 Magnitsky Act [text], the Treasury Department has led ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

American charged with attempted murder of United States diplomat in Mexico

U.S. attorney's office spokesman Joshua Stueve says Zia Zafar is to make an initial appearance Tuesday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Alexandria, Virginia. The affidavit says Zafar was living in Guadalajar...More..

by | Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Boris in USA trip to build bridges with Trump team

Boris Johnson had travelled to NY for talks with Trump's inner circle, including his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and chief strategist, Steve Bannon. In Washington today he is scheduled to meet Congressional lea...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Iran Declares Three Days of National Mourning after Demise of Ex-President

A seasoned politician, he headed the Expediency Council, a body which is meant to resolve disputes between the parliament and a hardline watchdog body, the Guardian Council. Mr. Rafsanjani was cited by prosecut...More..

Another no-show by impeached SKorean president
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Another no-show by impeached SKorean president

Park has publicly apologized for putting trust in Choi, but denied accusations by state prosecutors that she colluded with her friend in criminal activities. After the vote against Park in parliament on Decembe...More..

Ryan: Bills To Repeal And Replace ACA Will Be Finished This Year
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Ryan: Bills To Repeal And Replace ACA Will Be Finished This Year

GOP lawmakers have never rallied behind any plan to replace the 2010 Obama law. Pelosi blasted an approach that some Republicans have discussed, that would repeal the ACA but delay its effect to give lawmaker...More..

Britain's European Union envoy resigns just months before formal Brexit talks
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Britain's European Union envoy resigns just months before formal Brexit talks

Sir Ivan Rogers has led the embassy since late 2013 - including guiding David Cameron's lengthy attempts at renegotiating United Kingdom membership past year, ahead of the fateful June 2016 referendum. Sir Iv...More..

United Kingdom royal Kate given photographic society's seal of approval
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

United Kingdom royal Kate given photographic society's seal of approval

The Duchess broke with royal tradition to take the first official photographs of Princess Charlotte herself, and her attractive images of Prince George on his first day at nursery school gained much praise....More..

Megyn Kelly Breaks Silence on Reports of Her Leaving Fox News
by | Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Megyn Kelly Breaks Silence on Reports of Her Leaving Fox News

In a statement Tuesday on her Facebook page , Kelly said, "I have chose to end my time at FNC, incredibly enriched for the experiences I've had". Kelly will host her own one-hour daytime show on the networ...More..

New Year Night: Mass Molestation of Women In Bengaluru
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

New Year Night: Mass Molestation of Women In Bengaluru

Chaitali Wasnick, a photographer, wrote on Facebook that a man had tried to grope her on Saturday night as she was coming back from work. A young woman, who was present at the moment, told NDTV that situati...More..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

NFL Draft Expert Doesn't Think Malik Hooker vs. Jabrill Peppers Is Close

A former three-star prospect who had limited experienced, Hooker went from being a redshirt sophomore who had never played to an All-American and one of the best safeties in college football. tackles for loss, ...More..

Migrants storm border fence into Spain's Ceuta enclave
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Migrants storm border fence into Spain's Ceuta enclave

All those that tried to climb the border wall were sent back to Morocco apart from two, authorities said, who were allowed to be taken to hospital in Ceuta. All but two of the migrants were sent back to Morocco...More..

New UN chief Guterres urges putting peace first as 2017 dawns
by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

New UN chief Guterres urges putting peace first as 2017 dawns

He has said there is enormous difficulty in solving conflicts, a lack of "capacity" in the global community to prevent conflicts, and the need to develop "the diplomacy for peace", which he plans to focus on. "...More..

Australia, New Zealand usher in 2017
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Australia, New Zealand usher in 2017

More than 1 million people taking more than 1,000 extra trains and 3,500 buses will head into Sydney, Australia on Saturday to see fireworks over Sydney Harbor. In the Indian capital New Delhi and many other ...More..

Brazilian police suspect 'crime of passion' in Greek ambassador's death
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Brazilian police suspect 'crime of passion' in Greek ambassador's death

Kyriakos Amiridis' corpse was found Thursday inside a vehicle which he and his wife had rented in a rough and tumble neighborhood on the outskirts of Rio. He was the ambassador to Libya from 2012 until he took ...More..

Klopp Hopes Guardiola Saw Liverpool's Game As Special
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Klopp Hopes Guardiola Saw Liverpool's Game As Special

Mane gives Liverpool pace and explosiveness they often missed last season, something they will look to use to exploit Manchester City's shaky defence . Relegation fears have led to managerial change at Crystal...More..

Tunisian Suspect in Berlin Truck Attack Released
by | Saturday, December 31, 2016

Tunisian Suspect in Berlin Truck Attack Released

Der Spiegel reports that Amri had been living in Berlin since February 2016, but registered for asylum in North-Rhine Westphalia (NRW) in April, despite asylum rules stating that applicants remain in the d...More..

Sasikala Natarajan gears up to take charge tomorrow
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Sasikala Natarajan gears up to take charge tomorrow

On December 18, Pushpa had moved Supreme Court seeking a CBI probe or a judicial investigation by an apex court judge into the death of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Time will tell whether she will beco...More..