Pakistani police, opposition supporters clash in Islamabad

Pakistani police launched a nation-w. According to reports, the former cricketer on Sunday accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of pursuing his Indian counterpart Modi's interests in Pakistan. "Protest is the fundamental right of every citizen under the law of Pakistan". "Pakistan's authorities must immediately and unconditionally release hundreds of opposition activists, lift restrictions on their movement", Amnesty said in a statement. Read More

The Email Controversy Sparking Protests in South Korea

I'm sorry", Choi Soon-sil, a cult leader's daughter with a decades-long connection to Park, said inside the Seoul prosecutor's building, according to Yonhap news agency, as she wept. The 60-year-old Choi, the key figure in a snowballing scandal threatening the survival of the Park Geun-hye administration, showed up at the prosecutors' office at 3 p.m. Read More

Death Of Fish Seller Triggers Protests In Morocco

Death Of Fish Seller Triggers Protests In Morocco

King Mohammed, who is now traveling through Africa, ordered the country's interior minister Mohamed Hassad to visit Fikri's grieving family and to offer royal condolences. The government also promised an investigation. Mouhcine Fikri had fish confiscated by police on Friday after he bought it at the port. Rachid Hilali, a technology project manager at the Rabat protest, said, "To me what happened in Al Hoceima should not happen in 2016". Read More

Imran Khan vows to go ahead with Islamabad 'lockdown'

Imran Khan vows to go ahead with Islamabad 'lockdown'

As police detained more than 600 activists of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in different parts of Punjab province, party chief Imran Khan directed his workers to escape arrest and reach Islamabad on November 2 for a final showdown with the Nawaz Sharif government. Read More

Trump Supporter Who Chanted Jew-SA Is Deplorable

Trump Supporter Who Chanted Jew-SA Is Deplorable

Asserting that Jews control the media is a common theme among white supremacists. In a statement released immediately after the rally, Trump campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks said , "The campaign strongly condemns this kind of rhetoric and behavior. Read More

Shiite militias join the battle as Iraqis push toward Mosul

Jihadi tactics have so far included dozens of suicide vehicle bombs, and booby-trapped towns criss-crossed with underground attack and escape tunnels. By the Fallujah offensive that ended in June 2016, the Shiite militias were kept out of the Sunni city, but were tasked with capturing some outlying towns and oversaw a controversial vetting process of those Sunnis trying to flee for safety, in a bid to catch escaping IS fighters. Read More

Unesco votes on Palestine resolutions on religious sites opposed by Israel

It was endorsed Tuesday by the executive board after being approved at the committee stage last week. In unusually harsh words, Washington also accused Israel of going back on its word that no new settlements would be built. Israel's ambassador to UNESCO , Carmel Shama-Hacohen, even called the vote a victory for Israel. "There is a will to stop this chaos [of such resolutions] which harms everyone", Shama-Hacohen said. Read More

Israel recalls UNESCO ambassador in protest at Jerusalem resolutions

UNESCO's World Heritage Committee, comprising of representatives from 21 countries, on Wednesday adopted another resolution on Jerusalem affirming the gains Jordan achieved during last week's meeting of UNESCO's Executive Board in Paris, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported . Read More

Aleppo 8-Hour Humanitarian Pause Proposed by Russia Insufficient - German FM

Worldwide community should not let Aleppo become Moadamiyah or Darayya as it is equally an iconic and a speical symbol. The statement by Numan Kurtulmus came as Russian Federation has announced an eight-hour "humanitarian" ceasefire in Aleppo later this week, while the European Union warned that the Syrian regime's Moscow-backed assault on the city could amount to a war crime. Read More

Iraqi forces push into town south of Mosul

The operation is expected to take several more weeks and potentially months, but the USA military said it is confident Iraqi forces will succeed in liberating Mosul. But progress has been slower in the south, where Iraqi forces are still 20 miles from the city. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday called for cooperation to prevent IS fighters leaving Mosul and heading to Syria, where Moscow is providing crucial military support for President Bashar al-Assad s forces. Read More

UK Government approves third runway at Heathrow

UK Government approves third runway at Heathrow

Terminal 5 was originally approved with Heathrow promising these slots but they never materialised and we were left without. After years of analysis, scrutiny, public consultation and debate, I applaud the Government for grasping the nettle and announcing Heathrow as the chosen location for a new runway in the South East. Read More

Iraqi forces push toward Mosul, Shiite militias join battle

Iraqi forces push toward Mosul, Shiite militias join battle

Saturday's announcement by the Shi'ite militias added another force to the coalition of fighters seeking to crush Islamic State in Iraq, but will also raise concerns about the role the Popular Mobilisation fighters will play. The Sunni extremists often target Iraq's Shiite majority, which they view as apostates deserving of death. The Mosul offensive involves more than 25,000 soldiers, Federal Police, Kurdish fighters, Sunni tribesmen and the Shiite militias. Read More

Erdogan says Turkish Offensive Will Target Syrian Towns of Manbij and Raqqa

Two days ago, a USA army commander said that fighters from the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Unit would join the forces tasked to isolate Raqqa . The conflict has left about 40,000 people dead. Işık said Turkey is pleased to be included in the Mosul operation. Addressing Turkish veterans Thursday, Erdogan said "I had a long conversation with Mr. Read More

Iraqi forces advance near Mosul as IS attacks western town

Peshmerga forces also captured a key road linking the northern Iraqi town of Bashiqa to the Daesh-held Mosul city. The Iraqi Prime Minister had on Saturday rejected an offer of Turkish involvement on Saturday. Defense Secretary Ash Carter that the Kurds had succeeded in liberating Bashiqa from IS. The wave of attacks in and around Kirkuk appeared to be an attempt to divert attention from Mosul. Read More

Impact on election unknown as FBI relaunches Clinton email investigation

Comey wrote in a letter to the leaders of various congressional committees that after being briefed on the unrelated case, "the FBI should take appropriated investigative steps created to allow investigators to review these emails to determine whether they contain classified information, as well as to assess their importance to our investigation". Read More

After NATO Objections, Russian Warships Won't Refuel At Spanish Port

After NATO Objections, Russian Warships Won't Refuel At Spanish Port

October 26 (EIRNS)-NATO's defense ministers are meeting in Brussels today, completing plans to forward-base 4,000 NATO troops in Poland and the three Baltic states . The brigade will take part in military exercises there and send units from the force to Bulgaria, Romania and the Baltic States . " Russia has invested heavily in a modern military equipment". Read More

UN has reports IS using 1000s as 'human shields' in Mosul

UN has reports IS using 1000s as 'human shields' in Mosul

Islamic State militants have been going door to door in farming communities south of Mosul, ordering people at gunpoint to follow them north into the city and apparently using them as human shields as they retreat from Iraqi forces. Isler says the use of human shields is another example of the group's "atrocities". The UN and rights groups believe that more than 200,000 civilians could be displaced during the offensive. Read More

US says tried to disrupt forced march near Mosul

Up to 1.5 million people are believed to remain inside the city, which has seen thousands flee since the beginning of the operation. Another 24 were killed the day before. Isler says the USA -led coalition has stepped up airstrikes against the militants, and is carrying out three times as many as it did during previous campaigns to drive IS from other Iraqi cities. Read More

Kashmir: Soldier killed, another hurt as Army foils infiltration attempt

Kashmir: Soldier killed, another hurt as Army foils infiltration attempt

He also went on to say that the human rights of an army soldier would precede over that of anyone else. October 28: An Indian soldier was beheaded by "terrorists" who sneaked across the Line of Control aided by covering fire from the Pakistani army, Indian Army sources said tonight. Read More

Syrian government opens new Aleppo corridor for evacuation

The evacuations, part of a Russia-announced pause in fighting, were announced a day earlier with great hopes by United Nations officials. And Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said fighters were using "threats, blackmail and brute force" to prevent civilians and rebels evacuating. Read More