Flash Floods kill 33 in North Pakistan

Torrential monsoon rains continue to wreak havoc in Pakistan as flash floods have killed at least 33 people including 31 from a village near the Afghan border. The rains remained concentrated in the northwest province and the entire area of Khybher Pakthunkwa, is the worst hit. Flood waters swept away[Read More…]

Baghdad blasts: Over 83 dead, 176 injured

The death toll in the Baghdad blasts in two crowded commercial areas has now reached 83 with 176 people injured, according to Iraq government. Prime Minister  Haider al-Abadi visited the site Sunday morning and appealed for the people to stay calm. The bombings were carried out at the end of Muslim[Read More…]

Philippine President asks people to kill drug addicts

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday asked the communist rebels to kill drug traffickers as a part of his ‘war’ on crime. Duterte has pledged to eliminate crime from the country, but his methods have raised an outcry from the international humanitarian organizations as he allegedly plans to conduct mass[Read More…]

Bangladesh PM slams media for airing terror attack

The terrorist attack, claimed by the Islamic State, in the diplomatic region of Dhaka has ended. Six terrorists were killed and 18 hostages rescued. One terrorist has been captured. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina affirms the country’s fight against terror. “What kind of humans are these, who are killing other[Read More…]

Russia, Syria invite probe into alleged chemical attack

Western nations quietly collaborate with Syria: President Assad

In an interview with Australia’s SBS news channel, Syrian President Bashar Assad has accused the west of hypocrisy, alleging that the western leaders criticize him publicly while working with him behind the scenes. He also alleged that there was no direct communication with the US, though numerous ‘back channels’ existed[Read More…]

Istanbul airport attack: 41 dead, 147 injured

Three heavily armed terrorists opened fire in the international arrivals lounge at Istanbul Ataturk airport, leaving 41 dead and over 150 injured. Surveillance videos confirm they had suicide vests on; one blast brought down part of the ceiling under which taxis were waiting. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim released a[Read More…]

Brexit effect: PM David Cameron calls it quits

British Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned from his post, following his country’s referendum to leave the European Union. Britain is the first country to withdraw from the 28-member Union. This step marks an increase into the already existing uncertainty in UK’s political leadership. With the country’s ‘Leave’ campaign securing[Read More…]

Britain votes to leave the European Union

Britain voted to end its 43-year old association with the European Union in a landmark referendum on Thursday. The country voted 52%-48% in favour of ‘Leave’ to become the first member state to exit the 28-nation European Union. Nigel Farage, leader of the eurosceptic UK Independence party called for June[Read More…]

Who wants to be Kim Jong-un’s brother-in-law?

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is setting up a matchmaking contest to marry-off his younger sister, Kim Yo-jung, 29, according to The Sun, a British daily tabloid, quoting anonymous North Korean defectors. The news contradicts a report from South Korea’s spy agency last year that she was married to politician[Read More…]

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