• Terrorist killed, soldier martyred in ongoing encounter in J&K's Pulwama
Terrorist killed, soldier martyred in ongoing encounter in J&K's Pulwama

No one was immediately reported injured in the clashes. The official twitter handle of Jammu and Kashmir police said said that the slain militant was identified as Badar of JeM. Separatist groups have for years been fighting Indian soldiers deployed in the region, demanding that Kashmir be given independence or merged with Pakistan.

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  • U.S. strikes IS in Somalia for first time
U.S. strikes IS in Somalia for first time

Africa Command officials said. ISIS has had a foothold in Somalia since 2015, when a small group of militants led by Abdulqadir Mumin, a dual Somali-British citizen, broke away from Al Shabab and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. In April, President Donald Trump deployed USA troops to Somalia for the first time in 20 years. In May, IS sa...

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  • Spain mulls int'l arrest warrant for Puigdemont
Spain mulls int'l arrest warrant for Puigdemont

The judge rejected a request from the former Catalan leader, who is considering standing in a snap election in Catalonia next month, to testify via video conference from Belgium. Asked if Puigdemont will remain in Belgium, Bekaert said: "Of course". His passport was confiscated and he needs to show up in court regularly as the rebellion, sedition a...

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  • United Kingdom in extradition bid for pop concert bomber's brother
United Kingdom in extradition bid for pop concert bomber's brother

Both brothers had travelled to Libya in April, with Salman returning alone to Britain before carrying out the attack a month later. The force added: "It is not appropriate for us to comment further and we must respect the Libyan due process".

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  • Global gender gap widens in 2017 for 1st time since 2006
Global gender gap widens in 2017 for 1st time since 2006

But since then women's steady advances in the areas of education, health and political representation have plateaued, and for the fourth year running, equality in the workplace has slipped further from view. Last year, WEF said that economic equality would be achieved in 170 years, while in 2015 they said it would take 118 years. This is slightly...

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  • Israel offers to help Druze village in Golan Heights
Israel offers to help Druze village in Golan Heights

Nine people were killed and another 23 injured. "In the aftermath of the terrorist attack, terrorist groups carried out a heavy attack on Hader, and army units and the Popular Defense units (pro-government militias) clashed with the attackers", SANA added.

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  • Bergdahl avoids time after desertion in Afghanistan
Bergdahl avoids time after desertion in Afghanistan

He had faced up to life in prison after pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. He's been demoted and will get a dishonorable discharge. "Hypothetically, he probably should not have been in the Army", said Capt. Nina Banks, one of Bergdahl's military defense attorneys, in her closing argument.

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  • Daylight saving time comes to an end this weekend - amid renewed scrutiny
Daylight saving time comes to an end this weekend - amid renewed scrutiny

However, since the word "saving" acts as part of an adjective rather than a verb, the singular is grammatically correct. Do not forget to turn back your clocks this weekend! Beginning in 2006, all of in now observes Daylight Saving Time. What countries follow Daylight Saving Time? This is also where you can find more information about timekeepi...

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  • LG seems to have primacy under Constitution, says Supreme Court
LG seems to have primacy under Constitution, says Supreme Court

The apex court , however, had said that it is correct that the elected government should have some powers but whether it will be as per the Delhi High Court verdict or as it is being perceived by the Delhi government needed to be looked into.

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  • Singapore Airlines' all-new A380 Suites are every traveller's dream come true
Singapore Airlines' all-new A380 Suites are every traveller's dream come true

Etihad famously offers a three-room apartment suite called " The Residence ", while Qatar Airways became the first airline to launch a double bed for Business Class. Each Suite also has a 32-inch full HD monitor that can swivel for different viewing angles, a full-sized personal wardrobe, customised handbag stowage compartment and amenity box.

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  • Israel Strikes Weapons Depot in Syria
Israel Strikes Weapons Depot in Syria

Late Wednesday night, Lebanese media reported that Israeli jets destroyed a weapons facility in western Syria . Reliable sources consulted by Prensa Latina in Damascus referred that two Israeli fighters launched four air-to-surface missiles from Lebanese airspace against the copper plant, the largest in the country, located 40 kilometers sou...

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  • NY suspect was in contact with person under FBI investigation
NY suspect was in contact with person under FBI investigation

The president of Uzbekistan on Wednesday offered to help United States authorities in the investigation of the attack in NY where a truck driver, reportedly an Uzbek national, mowed down passersbys, killing eight. Sources said that Saipov was pleased with the attack and was unapologetic, according to CBS News . The attack left eight people dead...

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  • Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner hands over documents to Special Counsel
Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner hands over documents to Special Counsel

The first indictments came down this week in Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Either President Trump is so out of it that he didn't know what these men who surrounded him were up to or he was in on it. Special counsel spokesman Peter Carr also declined to ...

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  • Former Trump adviser's guilty plea could rattle White House
Former Trump adviser's guilty plea could rattle White House

In charging the 30-year-old Papadopoulos with lying to the FBI, Mueller's team is warning of a similar fate for anyone whose statements deviate from the facts. In her response, Toensing said: "Dr. Clovis always vigorously opposed any Russian trip for Donald Trump or staff". White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders termed Papadopoulos'...

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  • Video shows Alabama kidnapping victim escaping from trunk of auto
Video shows Alabama kidnapping victim escaping from trunk of auto

While driving, he continued to threaten to stab her. Inside, cameras capture the moment the man realises his victim has escaped and he runs back to the vehicle. As she ran into the store, Wyatt noticed her and fled the scene. They found him sleeping inside an old school building on Halloween. The Chilton County Sheriff's Office said they later ...

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  • SC seeks special courts for lawmakers, politicians facing cases
SC seeks special courts for lawmakers, politicians facing cases

The government must update the court about the status of unresolved criminal cases dating back to 2014 involving more than 1,500 politicians , and any new charges registered since then, Justice Gogoi said. SC wants to ensure that the corrupt politicians should not succeed in prolonging the trial by using their offices. "You say you have no opposit...

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  • Elizabeth Warren Believes The DNC Primary Was Rigged For Hillary
Elizabeth Warren Believes The DNC Primary Was Rigged For Hillary

Brazile , who stepped down from her interim post in 2016 amid revelations that she had provided Clinton with CNN debate topics ahead of time , was recently named to the DNC's Rules & Bylaws committee, which has sway over the party's primary procedures.

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  • Michael Fallon resigns as UK's defence secretary
Michael Fallon resigns as UK's defence secretary

May has called for rules on MPs' behaviour to be toughened after the emergence of several allegations of sexual harassment at Westminster. "I have reflected on my position and I am therefore resigning as Defence Secretary", he said, adding that he would continue as a member of parliament.

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  • Three dead in brutal Walmart shooting; gunman still at large
Three dead in brutal Walmart shooting; gunman still at large

The incident took lives of two inside the Walmart while a woman was injured who was then taken to hospital but later she also died, Thornton Police Department said on Twitter. Police arrested the suspected gunman in Westminster. Authorities used security video to help identify the suspect. The victims were in the same area of the store, but it is...

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  • Spain Could Issue An Arrest Warrant For Ousted Catalan Leader
Spain Could Issue An Arrest Warrant For Ousted Catalan Leader

Before appearing in court today (November 2), the prosecution had requested that eight of the former regional government ministers were jailed. In Madrid, 20 secessionist leaders had been summoned by two separate courts to testify over their role in holding a banned October 1 referendum on secession and later proclaiming independence from Spain...

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