Monday , September 24 2018

Breaking News

5,000 fish in ice at Japan skating rink cause uproar

TOKYO (AP) — About 5,000 dead fish packed in the ice at a skating rink in western Japan are causing an uproar. Space World amusement park closed the attraction Sunday after a flood of criticism on social media. About 25 different kinds of fish could be seen under the 250-meter …

Read More »

Trump claims ‘serious’ fraud, says millions voted illegally

Washington, Nov 28, 2016 (AFP) -President-elect Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims Sunday of serious US voter fraud and said “millions of people” had cast their ballots illegally, offering no evidence for the assertions he put forth on Twitter. Trump’s shock path to the White House saw him fall short of …

Read More »

Bomb defused near US embassy in Philippines: police

Manila, Nov 28, 2016 (AFP) -Philippine police defused a bomb found in a rubbish bin near the US embassy in Manila Monday, authorities said, with officials blaming Islamic militants for what they called an attempted terrorist act. An improvised explosive device composed of a cellphone, blasting cap, nine-volt battery and …

Read More »

Sectarian attacks leave two dead in Pakistan’s Karachi

Karachi, Nov 27, 2016 (AFP) -Unknown gunmen killed a senior police officer and a manager of a flour mill in two separate sectarian attacks in Pakistan’s southern port city Karachi on Sunday, officials said. Deputy Superintendent of Traffic Police Faiz Ali Shigri and mill manager Sajid Sheikh were each shot …

Read More »

Syria forces retake 6 Aleppo rebel areas, civilians flee

Aleppo, Syria, Nov 27, 2016 (AFP) -Government forces retook six rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo over the weekend, forcing thousands of civilians to flee as they pressed their offensive Sunday to retake Syria’s second city. In a major breakthrough in the push to retake the whole city, regime forces on …

Read More »

Fillon wins France’s conservative presidential primary

PARIS (AP) — Francois Fillon won France’s first-ever conservative presidential primary Sunday after promising drastic free-market reforms and a crackdown on immigration and Islamic extremism, beating a more moderate rival who had warned of encroaching populism. “President! President!” chanted the former prime minister’s supporters as he declared victory over Alain …

Read More »

Iran sentences son of dissident cleric to 6 years in prison

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that the son of late dissident cleric Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri has been defrocked and sentenced to six years in prison. The Sunday report says Iran’s Special Clerical Court sentenced Ahmad Montazeri to six years in prison for …

Read More »

England’s FA probes child sex abuse claims

London, Nov 27, 2016 (AFP) – England’s Football Association is investigating allegations of sexual abuse in junior football after several formers players came forward to say they were molested by youth coaches, it confirmed on Sunday. The FA has appointed independent leading counsel Kate Gallafent, who is an expert in …

Read More »

Militants kidnap six Pakistanis

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Six Pakistanis working for a Polish oil and gas surveying company have been kidnapped in northwestern Pakistan, military sources told Reuters, years after a Polish engineer from the same company was beheaded by Pakistani militants. The six Geofizyka Krakow workers were snatched …

Read More »

Trump slams recount push as ‘a scam,’ says election is over

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday condemned a growing push to force recounts in three states pivotal to his Nov. 8 victory, confronting the Green Party-backed effort for the first time even as he worked to address key Cabinet vacancies. The New York billionaire, who …

Read More »
Translate »
Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial