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IOK atrocities: Indian troops kill five Kashmiris in 'encounter'

IOK atrocities: Indian troops kill five Kashmiris in 'encounter' Despite repeated check on all the houses yielded no success, the security forces rechecked a house where the intelligence input had suggested about the presence of the militants. He said 19 people were injured in the security forces' action. Mushtaq had suffered two bullets in chest. "Four terrorists were killed and four weapons were recovered from the encounter site". [Full Article...]

Censored: Planned Parenthood Activists Clash with Police at #ProtestPP March

But the pro-life national movement came out in full force Saturday to pressure the president and Congress into moving forward with plans to strip funding from the women's health care organization. Adamson said that growing up Catholic, she had misconceptions about what Planned Parenthood is about. Planned Parenthood foes arrived early to get spots in front of the clinic. [Full Article...]

Multinational 'Aman-17' naval exercise begins in Karachi

Multinational 'Aman-17' naval exercise begins in Karachi The growing reliance on maritime highways with their enormous economic benefits have accentuated the need for keeping a safe and secure environment at sea. The premier said he looks forward to a successful and rewarding exercise and thanked all participating countries for taking part in this endeavour of readiness for promotion of peace. [Full Article...]

Ex-Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo to be jailed in Odebrecht bribe case

The current president of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who served under Toledo has urged him to return home. Now in Paris, Toledo has denied these accusations claiming they are part of a "political lynching coming from my traditional enemies". [Full Article...]

US, China military planes come inadvertently close over South China Sea

US, China military planes come inadvertently close over South China Sea Incidents such as the near miss do nothing to ameliorate the tension. A Chinese early warning aircraft and a U.S. Navy patrol plane had an "unsafe" encounter over the South China Sea this week, the U.S. The area is claimed as sovereign territory by China, which seized the area from the Philippines in 2012. The problem with such near miss confrontations is that an actual military incident could... [Full Article...]

US House Military Committee Head Calls for More Spending on Missile Defense

US House Military Committee Head Calls for More Spending on Missile Defense The comments from Rouhani, a moderate expected to run for re-election later this year, come after the war of words between Iran and the USA spiked following Tehran's announcement of a ballistic missile test and Trump's controversial travel ban. [Full Article...]

Polish PM injured in auto crash in south Poland

Polish PM injured in auto crash in south Poland Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo is transported to a rescue helicopter after a auto accident in Oswiecim, Poland, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Szydlo, 53, was traveling in a convoy along the town's main road when another vehicle drove into Szydlo's black Audi limousine, causing it to hit a tree. [Full Article...]

Trump Pledges to Uphold 'One China' Policy in Call With Xi Jinping

Trump Pledges to Uphold 'One China' Policy in Call With Xi Jinping In the February 8 letter to Xi, Trump also thanked Xi for his "congratulatory letter" on his inauguration, according to the White House . They also extended invitations to meet in their respective countries. Trump took "a long time to learn the real importance of the volatile relations between China and the US", Song told AFP . Bonnie Glaser, the director of the China power project at the Ce... [Full Article...]

Erdogan ratifies amendments to constitution

Erdogan ratifies amendments to constitution Erdoğan has stated that the changes are necessary to provide stability in Turkey. The government said the proposals to create an executive presidency will simplify the government structure, but opponents fear that they will lead to one-man rule in Turkey. [Full Article...]

Romanian Justice Minister Announces Resignation Amid Anti-Government Protests

Romanian Justice Minister Announces Resignation Amid Anti-Government Protests The government rescinded the decree on Sunday after the biggest protests in the country since the fall of communism in 1989. However, even when announcing his resignation, Iordache stressed that all initiatives were "legal and constitutional". [Full Article...]

Petah Tikva Shooting: Gunman arrested after 6 wounded in Israeli market attack

Police said that the suspect, who was arrested at the scene, is likely from the West Bank. In addition, a man about 40 was suffering from a stab to his upper body, according to MDA. About 280 Palestinians have lost their lives at the hands of Israeli forces in the tensions since the beginning of October a year ago. The Palestinian Authority, denies this and says the attackers are acting out of... [Full Article...]

England name inexperienced back row for Six Nations clash with Wales

England name inexperienced back row for Six Nations clash with Wales Last weekend's stodgy performance against France at Twickenham has allowed the English coaches, players and press to reiterate how far this England team has come. "They have got exciting backs". They are a very emotional team when they play at home and you have to take that into consideration, but we will be focusing on ourselves this week. [Full Article...]

Charly Boy, Sowore, Seyi Law lead #iStandWithNigeria protest in Lagos

He however denied being arrested by DSS as is being reported in various online media. To numerous protesters, the low morale that greeted the heavily publicised rally was connected with the last-minute withdrawal from the planned protest of music star, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as TuFace. [Full Article...]

Faulty aircraft report: I didn't speak on Buhari's return - Lai Mohammed

Faulty aircraft report: I didn't speak on Buhari's return - Lai Mohammed Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his vacation in the U.K.as he awaits results of medical tests, fueling speculation about his health. He declined to give details of the medical checks. The statement said , "Our attention has been drawn to a report quoting the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as saying the President's return to Nigeria may be hampered b... [Full Article...]

Slippery conditions hit GTA as freezing rain warning remains in effect

Slick surfaces and falling ice are causing problems for people getting around the GTA following a bout of freezing rain in the city. WestJet also said the weather could cause delays or cancellations in southern Ontario. For the latest updates on weather warnings and alerts, visit the Environment Canada website . While the rain didn't start until midday, school buses across most of the GTA wer... [Full Article...]

Somalia elects Farmajo new president

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is standing for re-election and analysts say he is likely to be one of those who goes forward to the later rounds. Mohamed, Somalia's prime minister between 2010 and 2011, becomes the country's ninth president. [Full Article...]

The Queen just made history with this milestone

The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery will stage a 41-gun salute in Green Park, followed by music from Band of the Royal Artillery. On April 21, Queen Elizabeth will celebrate her 91st birthday. She spent the day privately at Sandringham with the minimum of fuss as it's a day tinged with poignancy as it's also the anniversary of the death of her father. [Full Article...]

Giesbrecht guilty of disposing 6 infants in storage locker

Each charge carries a maximum sentence of two years behind bars. The decomposed remains of the full-term or nearly full-term foetuses were found after Andrea Giesbrecht , 42, fell behind on her rent at the U-Haul storage facility in Winnipeg and staff cleared out her lockers. [Full Article...]

Rumor: President Trump And PM Orbán May Meet In May

He also attended briefings there by U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command, which are conducting military operations against Islamic State in half a dozen countries. The five-week course aims at training Iraqi security forces in countering improvised explosive devices (IED), the alliance said. But his policies may well be more nuanced than they look like. [Full Article...]

UN Sees Record Spike in Civilian Children Killed in Afghanistan

UN Sees Record Spike in Civilian Children Killed in Afghanistan He said foreign forces were the major perpetrators of Afghan civilian casualties as they dropped tons of bombs on people and raided homes. "All parties to the conflict must take immediate concrete measures to protect the ordinary Afghan men, women and children whose lives are being shattered", he added. [Full Article...]


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