• Have nuclear weapons to counter India
Have nuclear weapons to counter India

For his part, Abbasi said Pakistan is trying to settle Iran's concerns about the borders and has deployed Army troops to the frontiers to ensure security. "No, not anymore, I think". "We are active partners in the war on terror". Asif shed light on the cost Pakistan has paid and said no one has invested more in the war against terrorism than Pa...

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  • Manafort offered 'private briefings' on Trump campaign to Russian billionaire
Manafort offered 'private briefings' on Trump campaign to Russian billionaire

Meanwhile, conservatives are focusing not on the utter lack of patriotism in the campaign of the U.S. President or the way Russian Federation did actually interfere in the U.S. So by the time Manafort was on the Trump campaign, he seems to have been trying to figure out how to fix his relationship with Deripaska. Deripaska is reportedly among...

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  • 'Vicious' Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Program: North Korea
'Vicious' Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Program: North Korea

The country flight-tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July. Mattis elaborated and said the U.S. would take " immediate actions " to intercept and shoot down any missile headed for Japan, South Korea or Guam. China in turn favors an global response to the problem. "We do not desire the collapse of North Korea". China accounts ...

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  • 1 wounded Mattoon High School shooting
1 wounded Mattoon High School shooting

The injured student is in stable condition at a local hospital, officials said. Mattoon High School announced it will continue to work with emergency personnel to determine what happened, and that counseling will be provided to students in need.

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  • Trump calls Rand Paul a
Trump calls Rand Paul a "negative force" on Republican Obamacare repeal efforts

Because I don't want my name on it. Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky has already come out against the bill . With Democrats unanimously opposed, the GOP's years-long quest to repeal and replace Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act would once again collapse, this time perhaps for good.

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  • Hammers boss Bilic praises Sakho
Hammers boss Bilic praises Sakho

He also progressed at global level, impressing at right back in Steve Staunton's first game in charge of Ireland in March 2006, a 3-0 home win over Sweden. I am thinking about them the most but it is hard to have them both in their natural positions. What TV channel is West Ham vs Bolton on? "We now have to get players rested and pick a team ...

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  • Kenya Supreme Court: 'No choice but to accept' opposition hacking claims
Kenya Supreme Court: 'No choice but to accept' opposition hacking claims

Two dissenting judges delivered separate judgements. A non-governmental organization on Monday filed two petitions claiming judges had improper contact with lawyers for opposition leader Raila Odinga during his court challenge of Kenyatta's win.

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  • The US just turned up the heat on Russian warplanes in Syria
The US just turned up the heat on Russian warplanes in Syria

The Russian Defence Ministry on Tuesday accused the USA and the Syrian opposition of trying to hamper the successful advance of the Syrian government troops against the Islamic State. In the western countryside, the reporter said that army units advanced to the direction of Ayn al-Bo-Jimaa and al-Kharita after they restored new points amid the ...

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  • Iraq's Supreme Court Temporarily Suspended the Iraqi Kurdistan Referendum
Iraq's Supreme Court Temporarily Suspended the Iraqi Kurdistan Referendum

Turkey , the U.S., Iran and the United Nations have all backed Baghdad in speaking out against the referendum planned for the Kurdish-controlled areas of northern Iraq , saying the vote would distract from operations against Daesh and lead to greater instability in the region.

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  • Spain expels North Korean ambassador
Spain expels North Korean ambassador

General Assembly, according to the White House. That round of meetings next week will mark Trump's first address to the large worldwide body. The US is ramping up pressure on the North, with its ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warning that Pyongyang would be "destroyed" if it refused to end its "reckless" weapons drive.

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  • U.S. could remain in Paris climate deal, says Rex Tillerson
U.S. could remain in Paris climate deal, says Rex Tillerson

The White House said Mr Trump was open to a renegotiated climate deal that was more favourable to America. The statement came after a summit in Montreal where environment ministers from some 30 countries gathered seeking headway on the Paris climate accord .

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  • Toys 'R' Us Has Officially Filed For Bankruptcy Protection
Toys 'R' Us Has Officially Filed For Bankruptcy Protection

The company has about $5 billion in debt and over 1,600 stores worldwide. More than a dozen retail bankruptcies have been reported this year, but none of the retailers are in the Toys "R" Us league. Analysts say Toys "R" Us has not had the financial flexibility to invest in attracting new customers or online sales. Toys "R" Us has s...

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  • Iskander-M missile hits target in Kazakhstan at Zapad-2017 drills
Iskander-M missile hits target in Kazakhstan at Zapad-2017 drills

The Russian military was conducting exercises known as "West 2017", where they demonstrate their might to intimidate North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries. Army has deployed 600 paratroopers to the Baltics during Zapad. The military report cited by NTV says that on September 16 a lieutenant colonel and a senior lieutenant carried out a...

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  • Rohingya presence poses national security threat: Centre to SC
Rohingya presence poses national security threat: Centre to SC

There have been suggestions that the duo are Rohingyas though not much is known about them. The Rohingya have denied any link with terrorist groups. The Centre said some Rohingyas are indulging in illegal and anti-national activities such as mobilisation of funds via hundi/hawala channels, procuring fake/fabricated Indian identity documents f...

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  • Mumbai demands for reforms in local trains over the new bullet train
Mumbai demands for reforms in local trains over the new bullet train

She added that the project was a result of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's self-centered nature to add a feather to his cap. The Bullet train is based on Japanese Shinkansen high speed technology. On the speed front Indian Railways is now running trains like Gatiman Express with maximum speed of 160 kmph. The editorial also pointed that the b...

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  • Trump to stump for odd in Huntsville
Trump to stump for odd in Huntsville

In this Senate race, the choice is Luther Strange or Roy Moore . Shelby and unusual have served in the U.S. Senate together for the last several months after odd was appointed to the position by former Alabama Governor Robert Bentley. They are vying to fill the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . "We are in an e...

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  • PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat
PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat

However, Modi still inaugurated the Dam amidst festivities of his birthday celebration, dedicating this to the nation, and to Sardar Vallabhai Patel, after whom the dam is named. Gujarat took the lead to complete this project. "No other project in the world has faced as many hurdles as the Sardar Sarovar Dam". Majority of the work related to Na...

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  • USA women hit by acid attack in southern France
USA women hit by acid attack in southern France

Four American women, all in their 20's, have been injured in an acid attack in France. All four women have been released from the hospital. The spokeswoman told the AP that the suspect did not make extremist threats. The two women reportedly sprayed with acid remain in hospital. French media reports are describing the attacker using the word ...

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  • Ready to hand over Gaza to Palestinian President: Hamas
Ready to hand over Gaza to Palestinian President: Hamas

Repeated attempts at reconciliation between the two factions have failed in the past. "Hamas wants to show it was the first to take steps [towards reconciliation], so if talks in Gaza don't come out [with an agreement], Hamas can say it was not at fault and put it at the foot of Abbas' government", Shikaki told Anadolu Agency.

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  • North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration
North Korea Is Pushing Its Limits With The Trump Administration

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said that combined with previous sanctions the United Nations has now banned 90 percent of North Korea's exports reported in 2016. The president will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a close ally, on Monday before holding a dinner with Latin American leaders.

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  • Trump is wrong to end protections for child immigrants
Trump is wrong to end protections for child immigrants

At a White House dinner to discuss DACA on Wednesday evening, Nancy Pelosi reportedly found herself in a position that might be familiar to working women: She was being interrupted by the men around her. I know that the same person who tried to tear down DACA is now the same one who appears to be in support of it, but if you are using rational ...

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  • UK Prime Minister May scolds Trump for irresponsible 'speculation' about terror attack
UK Prime Minister May scolds Trump for irresponsible 'speculation' about terror attack

While London police were searching for the perpetrator of Friday morning's terror attack, Trump saw a chance to re-up his commitment to a travel ban aimed at Middle Eastern visitors. "We have made more progress in the last nine months against ISIS than the Obama Administration has made in 8 years.Must be proactive & nasty!" One can not help but w...

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  • Attorney General: 1.1 million Iowans hit by Equifax breach
Attorney General: 1.1 million Iowans hit by Equifax breach

Equifax shares sank to a 19-month low on Wednesday after the MA attorney general announced that she was preparing to sue the credit bureau over one of the biggest data breaches in history. Since that's the information needed to open new accounts, such as loans and credit cards, the breach puts consumers at risk for new account fraud for the forese...

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  • Tillerson calls for an end to 'horrors' in Myanmar
Tillerson calls for an end to 'horrors' in Myanmar

According to human rights organizations, 379,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar so far amid the army's ongoing violent response to attacks by Rohingya militants in Rakhine state last month. An estimated 380,000 Rohingya refugees have fled the violence in Myanmar and are now seeking refuge in Bangladesh, UN Secretary General António Guterres said Wednes...

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  • 11-Year-Old Frank Mows The White House Lawn
11-Year-Old Frank Mows The White House Lawn

Sanders applauded Frank's knack for combining his landscaping skills with business savvy, and she promised that the president would allow him into the White House one day. "Even though I am only 10, I'd like to show the nation what young people like me are ready for". FX said he normally charges eight dollars per lawn (about £5.90) but made a dec...

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  • Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon

Mr Mnuchin said his staff withdrew the request after finding another way to ensure he could communicate securely. But he said it was just an option being explored and once it became clear he could obtain secure communications links without a government plane, the request was withdrawn.

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  • Cops: 3 children found slain in Calif. apartment; suspect arrested
Cops: 3 children found slain in Calif. apartment; suspect arrested

California Highway Patrol officers arrested Robert Hodges , 33, on Interstate 80 in neighboring Sacramento at around midnight Thursday, said West Sacramento police Sgt. Roger Kinney . The children's names, ages and genders have not been released by authorities. "This is going to take not hours, not days, it's going to take a long time to com...

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  • Oil prices rise as global inventories decline on stronger than expected demand
Oil prices rise as global inventories decline on stronger than expected demand

Crude oil prices were higher early Wednesday after the IEA said the level of oil and petroleum products on the market could dip below the five-year average. As of 2:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday, the U.S. Energy Department said four refineries in the Gulf Coast were still closed because of issues associated with Harvey, representing about 4 percent of the ...

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  • Qatar's praise for Iran turns Arab League summit into shouting match
Qatar's praise for Iran turns Arab League summit into shouting match

On Tuesday, Qatar's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Soltan bin Saad al-Muraikhi took the podium at the event in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, to denounce what he called a "vicious media campaign" against his country "waged by rabid dogs backed by some regimes".

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  • Iraq MPs sack Kirkuk governor over Kurd independence vote
Iraq MPs sack Kirkuk governor over Kurd independence vote

Iraq's parliament voted on Thursday to sack the governor of oil-rich Kirkuk over his decision for the northern province to vote in a Kurdish independence referendum opposed by Baghdad . The PKK initially aimed to carve out an independent Kurdish state in the southeast although its declared ambitions are now more focused on autonomy and rights.

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