• United States keen on further support for Jordan - Mattis
United States keen on further support for Jordan - Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis would travel to the Middle East and Europe next week to re- affirm Americas enduring commitment to strategic partnerships in the region, the Pentagon said today. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat, the chairman of Jordan's joint chiefs of staff. The conflict between Turkey and PKK, in which the latter demands the creation of an ...

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  • Suspected Van Driver In Barcelona Attack Shot Dead By Police
Suspected Van Driver In Barcelona Attack Shot Dead By Police

Driver flees on foot. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for both attacks. The name of the lone suspect at large, Abouyaaquoub, figures on a police list of four main suspects sought in the attacks. Four men, aged 21, 27, 28 and 34, who were arrested in connection with the attack remain in custody. They will be taken to the high ...

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  • Supreme Court to announce verdict on Triple Talaq tomorrow
Supreme Court to announce verdict on Triple Talaq tomorrow

The multi-religion constitution bench comprises of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices Kurian Joseph, RF Nariman, UU Lalit and Abdul Nazeer. The petitioners questioned the validity of triple talaq and argued that it infringed with Muslim women's fundamental right to equality before the law, while several Muslim countries had banned such a pract...

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  • Ghana supports Sierra Leone with over $1m
Ghana supports Sierra Leone with over $1m

More than 600 people remain missing and rescue officials have warned that the chances of finding survivors are decreasing each day. A crack team of Ghana's National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), led by acting Director General Eric Nana Agyeman-Prempeh, are also in the country to offer technical assistance and train Sierra Leonean offi...

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  • Where to watch the eclipse and get free glasses in Michiana
Where to watch the eclipse and get free glasses in Michiana

From their vantage point, they'll witness an eclipse nearly three times longer than the one people will see from the ground. "I wanted people to know there are alternative methods than looking up and using specialized equipment". "But, as it turns out, we are running out". An event 99 years in the making is now just hours away. "On Monday we wi...

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  • N Korea warns Australia over 'suicidal' military exercises
N Korea warns Australia over 'suicidal' military exercises

The exercise between Seoul and Washington, which has been held since the 1970s, will be largely computer simulated and created to hone responses to any situation from conventional weapons to a nuclear war. Now he is waiting for the United States actions to improve the situation. While the allies are pushing ahead with the exercises that date to...

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  • Mar-a-Lago dumped, more event cancellations after Trump's Charlottesville remarks
Mar-a-Lago dumped, more event cancellations after Trump's Charlottesville remarks

According to the Palm Beach Post , the Cleveland Clinic - a leading research hospital - and the American Cancer Society have pulled upcoming events from being held at the Florida estate. Koman, the Salvation Army, and the American Red Cross said they would relocate their annual fundraisers, according to the New York Times . In Palm Beach a...

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  • RT America: Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue
RT America: Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue

The arrest was tied to a weekend raid at a home near Rice Village. Neighbors were asked to evacuate for safety reasons, as the search turned up hazardous materials. Dowling had been hailed as a Confederate war hero in Houston during the Civil War, serving in the Jefferson Davis Guards. The 25-year-old also admitted to police that he had other c...

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  • South Korea set for divisive military drills
South Korea set for divisive military drills

Two dozen Australian defence personnel are taking part in a 10-day military exercise. The drills this year are the second Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercises since the United States and South Korea reportedly revised their war plans in 2015 to reflect the North's advances in its nuclear capabilities.

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  • Mitch McConnell: 'Zero chance' Congress fails to raise debt ceiling
Mitch McConnell: 'Zero chance' Congress fails to raise debt ceiling

Senate Republicans don't respect or fear Trump, and that lack concern over crossing the President was evident in McConnell's comments. Some conservatives, particularly in the House, have previously tried to pair measures to raise the debt ceiling with spending cuts.

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  • Another victory for Pakistan Army: Operation Khyber-4 completed successfully
Another victory for Pakistan Army: Operation Khyber-4 completed successfully

The DG ISPR also said operation in Shawal valley was remaining and soon a decision would be made in this regard. He said that two soldiers lost their lives and 15 were injured during the operation, adding the army has also set up 91 checkposts in Rajgal valley for permanent security presence in the valley.

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  • The Powerball Jackpot Is Now Up to a Whopping $650 Million
The Powerball Jackpot Is Now Up to a Whopping $650 Million

The winning numbers in the August 19 drawing were: 17-19-39-43-68 Powerball 13. The odds of winning the giant prize is one in 292.2 million. As a result, the jackpot has been growing steadily after each draw and now stands at a figure of $650 million, making it the third-largest jackpot in United States history.

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  • Results of Maharashtra Board HSC supplementary exam declared, 24.96 % pass
Results of Maharashtra Board HSC supplementary exam declared, 24.96 % pass

Candidates waiting for Maharashtra HSC Supply Result 2017 can check the results for Arts, Science, and Maths streams for both the first and second years. The candidate may require to attach a photocopy of the online marksheet. Moreover, the students can apply for the same between August 22 to Monday, September 11 along with a copy of the online mar...

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  • Sunday Supplement: Manchester United in a buoyant mood
Sunday Supplement: Manchester United in a buoyant mood

In South Wales , United never looked like suffering defeat and ran riot late on as Romelu Lukaku , Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial all scored within five minutes to add to Eric Bailly's tap-in just before the break. Mourinho went on to praise his substitutes after Martial stepped off the bench to score for the second consecutive game but ...

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  • United Kingdom says online hate crime is as serious as offline offences
United Kingdom says online hate crime is as serious as offline offences

A third of those convicted saw their sentence increased because of the hate crime element of the offence - also a record. "Hate is hate", Alison Saunders, director of public prosecutions, wrote in The Guardian . "I hope that, along with this week's campaign, they will give people the confidence to come forward and report hate crime, in the kno...

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  • Troops rescue Vietnamese sailor off Basilan
Troops rescue Vietnamese sailor off Basilan

The attack was perpetrated by about 40 members of the Abu Sayyaf group in the island province of Basilan, the newspaper specified. The militants fled and were being pursued by government forces. Military officials described the successive deaths of the Abu Sayyaf leaders as a setback for the group which has splintered into factions, including one...

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  • Missing journalist killed in Danish submarine accident
Missing journalist killed in Danish submarine accident

Kim Wall, a 30-year-old reporter, was aboard Madsen's submarine on assignment when she disappeared more than a week ago. Peter Madsen's submarine sank off the coast of Denmark. It was refloated and searched, and found to be empty. She divided her time between New York and Beijing and had written for the New York Times , Time Magazine and the ...

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  • President Trump and Melania Watch the Solar Eclipse from White House Balcony
President Trump and Melania Watch the Solar Eclipse from White House Balcony

President Trump briefly took off his solar eclipse glasses to take a look at the sun on Monday. Rubenstein and President Deborah Rutter say in a statement that they respect President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a traditional White House reception for the five honorees.

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  • Blue skies with chance of dark: US West readies for eclipse
Blue skies with chance of dark: US West readies for eclipse

For this eclipse, the longest period when the moon completely blocks the sun from any given location along the path will be about two minutes and 40 seconds. 21, the solar eclipse will finally be here. "Sudden darkness of totality is just something a lot of people can't compare to anything else", said NASA visualizer Ernie Wright, who created...

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  • Resign over Srijan scam, RJD tells Bihar CM, his deputy
Resign over Srijan scam, RJD tells Bihar CM, his deputy

According to reports, the public money, which was kept in the state government and the district administration bank accounts, had been diverted to the bank accounts of a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Srijan, its employees and bank officials.

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