Pakistan, India try to defuse tensions after fire exchanges

On Sept 18, 19 Indian soldiers were killed in an attack on the Uri army base, which India blamed on Pakistan-backed militants. Officials in Islamabad say Pakistan and India are trying to de-escalate border tensions after their troops exchanged several rounds of gunfire over the last week in the disputed Kashmir region. Read More

Xiaomi Mi Box Will Be Available In Wallmart On Oct 10

Xiaomi Mi Box Will Be Available In Wallmart On Oct 10

The box has 8 GB internal storage and external storage can be attached by USB. It has also sold accessories in the USA before through its online store, including headphones and power banks, but the Mi Box represents the company's first proper product launch for the US market. Read More

Pope Francis Makes Surprise Visit to Earthquake-Struck Italian Town

Pope Francis said on Sunday that homosexuals and transsexuals should be treated with respect but that teaching gender theory is unacceptable "indoctrination" of young people. Raphael Assisted Living Facility" in Rieti, whilst on his way to nearby Accumoli and Arquata del Tronto to bring his message of hope and solidarity to them as well. Read More

Putin suspends nuclear deal with US

Putin suspends nuclear deal with US

President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Monday withdrawing Russian Federation from the 2000 plutonium disposal treaty that was part of the nuclear disarmament deals that followed the ending of the Cold War. While Russia suspended the plutonium reprocessing deal, it stressed that the Russian fissile material, which was subject to it, would not be used for any military goal, be it production of new weapons or research. Read More

IS claims responsibility for bombings in Syria

QRS said on Monday that the attack killed two patients, wounded eight and destroyed half the center. "If matters proceed as planned, within 48 hours we will be in Dabiq ", Ahmed Osman, commander of the Sultan Murad Free Syrian Army (FSA) group, told Reuters on Monday. Read More

Women in Poland strike to protest proposal for abortion ban

Women in Poland strike to protest proposal for abortion ban

Poland is among Europe's most religious countries, and the Catholic Church is considered to have strong influence. Since 1993, abortions have been illegal with the exception of cases where the woman's life is in danger, the fetus is irreparably damaged, or the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. Read More

Katara killers to languish in jail for 25 yrs

Katara killers to languish in jail for 25 yrs

Last year the Delhi High Court had sentenced Yadav brothers to 25 years along with Pehlwan. Nitish Katara, a 25-year-old executive, was kidnapped and burnt to death in Ghaziabad near Delhi in 2002. The high court had however saved them from the gallows stating that the possibility of their reformation and rehabilitation is not "unforseeably foreclosed". Read More

Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

Fan in gorilla suit runs on field during Lions-Bears game

Quarterback, Brian Hoyer: For the second straight game, Hoyer filled in for an injured Jay Cutler , and for the second straight game, he threw for over 300 yards with no interceptions. Hoyer has thrown for 395 yards and two touchdowns in place of Cutler. Chicago is 30th in rushing (70 yards), but Bell could play a significant role against his former team depending on how quickly he gets acclimated to the offense . Read More

Campaign manager: Clinton preparing to fact-check Trump during debate

Campaign manager: Clinton preparing to fact-check Trump during debate

The New York businessman's campaign has been struggling to shake off a furore surrounding his treatment of the issue of Barack Obama's birthplace, after failing to apologise despite admitting for the first time that the current president was born in the US. Read More

Ban Ki-moon makes a very important offer to Pakistan and India

No one was injured in the firing, a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Pakistan categorically rejected the Indian allegations of Islamabad's involvement in the Uri attack. The neighbouring nations exchanged fire on Saturday morning, with each side blaming the other for firing the first shot. He said that at a time when the world was keen to engage with India , the "fear of the unknown" could be the biggest obstacle, which the Indian diaspora could help ... Read More

Aleppo hospital hit as again by barrel bombs

Assad's Russian-backed military campaign in Aleppo has sparked global outrage, particularly after two barrel bombs hit the largest hospital in the city's east yesterday. M10, the largest surgical hospital in Aleppo , is now out of service, the activist said. An army source quoted in state media said its forces had made advances, which was denied by rebels who say they had repelled a new assault. Read More

White House: Congress has 'buyer's remorse' after overriding Obama veto

White House: Congress has 'buyer's remorse' after overriding Obama veto

And, citing "unexpected ramifications" - like threats to Americans overseas - they want to change the law they've just forced through over his objections. The delay in enacting the bill in addition to Congress' stalling in fixing the new law before it is brought into force suggests that congressmen have realised the potential impact the bill may have on USA interests overseas. Read More

Low Turnout Invalidates Hungary Refugee Vote Despite 95% Rejection of EU Quotas

Polls suggested that the "no" vote would win, but Hungarian law requires a voter turnout of more than 50 per cent for the result to be deemed valid. The National Election Office said on its website that 98.3 percent of those who voted had rejected the quotas with 99.97 percent of votes counted. Read More

Shell that hit Iraqi base contained sulfur-mustard agent

Militaries have pushed ISIS out of many areas, but they continue to hold onto Mosul . The official told NBC News that "hundreds" of American troops were at the base south of ISIS's stronghold of Mosul when the shell landed. It's fighting ISIS in the northern regions of Iraq . The military movement in Iraq has been gathering a lot of pace in recent days, with the USA and Iraqi armies pushing towards the ISIS stronghold of Mosul in a bid to win back control of the city. Read More

Pakistan approaches International Court of Justice over Indus Waters Treaty

The treaty, brokered by the World Bank, is often considered to be one-sided and there has been growing clamour to relook at it. His remarks came amid heightened tensions between the two nuclear neighbors after a brazen militant attack on an Indian army headquarters in the disputed Kashmir region for which New Delhi blames Islamabad . Read More

PM showed mirror to people of Pakistan: BJP

PM showed mirror to people of Pakistan: BJP

He said that Pakistan thinks positively and wants cordial relations with India. "Modi should also answer those hundreds of mothers whose beloved kids have been blinded by pellets for ever at the hands of Indian forces in past three months". Read More

India military relationship 'is the closest ever', says Ashton Carter

India military relationship 'is the closest ever', says Ashton Carter

Carter said Duterte's comments were not discussed during the meeting with the Asian ministers, including Philippine Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Such a move could further dampen relations with Manila's longtime ally after the Philippine leader's cuss words against US President Barack Obama. "Jointly, Philippines-U.S., the last one ". Read More

Moscow Summons Dutch Ambassador Over MH17 Investigation

When it reached Ukraine it was transferred onto a white Volvo truck and escorted by armed men in uniform. Mikhail Malyshevsky, an adviser to the director of the state-controlled Almaz-Antei consortium, said an analysis of the plane's shrapnel-ridden fragments show that it couldn't have been downed by a missile launched from a rebel-controlled area in eastern Ukraine. Read More

Punjab on maximum alert, villagers near border told to move

Punjab on maximum alert, villagers near border told to move

Pakistani rangers (wearing black uniforms) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) officers lower their national flags during a daily parade at the Pakistan-India joint check-post at Wagah border , near Lahore November 3, 2014. Many people of Arnia, Suchetgarh, Ranbir Singh Pura, Kanachak, Pargwal and Nagri Parole sub-sectors along the IB have started moving to safer places as they are not willing to take any risks, reports said. Read More

Judge: Bieber must sit for deposition or face arrest, court

Judge: Bieber must sit for deposition or face arrest, court

Bieber is now on his Purpose World Tour , which doesn't end until November (16), so it is unclear when he will be able to return to Miami for the deposition. In the original police report, Muñoz said the bodyguard tripped him causing a "small scratch on his knee". Munoz is seeking unspecified damages for the alleged altercation, which reportedly took place the same night Bieber was arrested by Miami Beach police officers, who spotted him drag racing a yellow Lamborghini against another ... Read More