Shekau, 3 Boko Haram leaders hit in air strike

An operational update issued yesterday by Director of Army Public Relations, DAPR, Colonel Sani Usman, said the air interdiction by NAF fighter jets took place last Friday, while the terrorists were performing Friday rituals at Taye village, Gombal... More..

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Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton a 'bigot'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Donald Trump calls Hillary Clinton a 'bigot'

Asked whether, in his exegesis of Trump's teachings, enforcing the law requires denying all undocumented immigrants legal status, King replied, "I would say yes". But both Trump's original policy on imm...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Bomb blast outside Brussels police building, no casualties: Belgian media

No casualties were reported at the laboratory, which is believed to have been empty at the time. State prosecutor Eric Van Der Sypt had said that his office had received information about possible bomb alerts a...More..

Myanmar holds unique position in India's neighbourhood: Modi
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Myanmar holds unique position in India's neighbourhood: Modi

Prior to the meeting with Modi on Monday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on President Kyaw. A number of insurgent groups including the NSCN-K carry out attacks in India while reportedly operat...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Obama to expand Hawaii marine reserve in final push on climate

The designation quadruples the size of the existing marine monument , originally created in 2006 by President George W. Bush and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. Hawaii's longline fish...More..

Judge blocks transgender school bathroom rules
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Judge blocks transgender school bathroom rules

Meanwhile, the office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton , a Republican, said he was pleased with the ruling against "illegal federal overreach". White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Mnday that th...More..

We will 'defend our forces' against Syrian, Russian war planes
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

We will 'defend our forces' against Syrian, Russian war planes

American fighter jets were sent to the area where the Syrian jets conducted the airstrikes Thursday, but by the time the us planes arrived the Syrian forces had flown away. The US has increased air patr...More..

US warns Syrian regime if threatens US-led coalition forces
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

US warns Syrian regime if threatens US-led coalition forces

In an escalation of Syria's five-year war, regime planes on August 17 bombarded positions held by US -backed Kurdish forces in the city fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). Davis said of ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Cincinnati sees estimated 78 overdoses in 2 days

In Mount Sterling, Kentucky, one person died following a series of 12 heroin overdoses that occurred within hours of each other on Wednesday. Days later, law enforcement agencies tied at least one death to a ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

United States interest rate set to rise

US Federal Reserve chairperson Janet Yellen on Friday made the case for raising central bank interest rates on the basis of trends in recent months showing improvements in the labour market and greater expe...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Maine GOP leaders call for closed-door meeting with governor

LePage had scheduled a Wednesday town hall meeting in the Portland suburb of Westbrook, part of Gattine's district, but the event was canceled on Tuesday after officials at the youth center selected to host it ...More..

Thousands expected at Notting Hill Carnival grand finale
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Thousands expected at Notting Hill Carnival grand finale

Ambulance crews and St John Ambulance staff treated more than 1,000 people, mostly for alcohol-related issues. Less than an hour later, officers attended an incident on Ladbroke Grove, after a double stabbing...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

UN says 10000 civilians killed, wounded in Yemen conflict

Aden is the temporary base of Yemen's internationally recognised government, which was forced into exile after Iran-backed insurgents seized Sanaa and other parts of the war-torn country. Extremist Islamist gr...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

U.S. and Russian Federation to hold talks on Syria

Prior to the Geneva talks, the two men discussed the situation in Syria and Ukraine over phone, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. He, however, said that a few narrow issues are yet to be resolved, ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Saudi jets attack Yemen's Sa'ada with cluster bombs

The proposal by Kerry came after Houthis stepped up missile attacks on border regions in Saudi Arabia over the past few weeks. Iran's foreign minister is rejecting claims from Saudi Arabia that his country su...More..

Durant: Playing for Team USA in Olympics 'was therapy for me'
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Durant: Playing for Team USA in Olympics 'was therapy for me'

Durant finished with 30 points, 18 in the second quarter with four three-pointers, as the USA made it 53 straight wins in Olympic competition. Victory was never in doubt after a dominant second quarter, ins...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Europe hits Apple with $14.6 billion tax bill

But the European Commission found that Ireland allowed Apple Inc. - which has two companies incorporated in Ireland, Apple Sales International and Apple Operations Europe - to pay far less in taxes than other...More..

French President Hollande criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

French President Hollande criticizes Turkish military intervention in Syria

The mounting criticism comes as a spokesman for the Kurdish-led forces in Syria said IS militants carried out a two-pronged attack on villages south and west of the former militant stronghold of Manbij, taking ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Farc commander says hostilities with Colombia government to cease

A peace deal reached by the two sides after almost four years of talks will be put to a referendum on October 2. Santos and Timochenko will sign the final peace agreement sometime between September 20 and 2...More..

Trump's team clarifies stance on illegal immigration, Clinton continues fundraising
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Trump's team clarifies stance on illegal immigration, Clinton continues fundraising

Trump has repeated this pledge throughout the campaign. Added Trump's campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway: "The softening is more approach than policy", adding that on immigration, Trump "wants to find a fair ...More..