CPEC a Game Changer for South Asia Region: Sharif

Addressing the inaugural session of the two-day CPEC Summit in the Pakistani capital Islamabad on Monday, August 29, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the project would be a "game-changer" for Pakistan. He said during the last three years great achiev... More..

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British man dies after stabbing attack at Australian hostel
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

British man dies after stabbing attack at Australian hostel

The "indescribably proud" relatives of British backpacker Thomas Jackson have paid tribute to a "wonderful big brother" and a "darling" son after his death in an Australian hospital. In a moving statement in T...More..

United States, India agree to boost anti-terror cooperation
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

United States, India agree to boost anti-terror cooperation

The deal involving U.S. giant Westinghouse Electric Co has been held up in the past by concerns over an Indian law that would make United States companies liable for accidents at plants they helped build. On Mo...More..

Barring three police station areas, curfew lifted in Valley
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Barring three police station areas, curfew lifted in Valley

Elsewhere, the damages of the 50-day protests are visible: the ceilings of the camps of security forces have been demolished, walls of police stations have been razed and the roads remain strewn with rocks and ...More..

Duminy misses century, South Africa eye big total
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Duminy misses century, South Africa eye big total

BJ Watling led a recovery of some sorts, adding 68 for the fifth wicket with Nicholls, but was sent back leg-before for 32 during off-spinner Dane Piedt's second over. However, the side, which now travels to I...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

France joins dissenters over US-EU trade deal

And in Washington, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said the goal of the Obama administration to complete negotiations has not changed despite the criticism. Malmstroem admitted there would be no deal by the ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Powerful 6.8 magnitude quake hits Myanmar: USGS

The earthquake's epicenter was near the town of Chauk, which is almost 19 miles from Bagan, where the country's most well known archaeological site is as well as more than 2,500 pagodas. Police officers cordone...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Colombia, FARC will announce peace deal on Wednesday: government sources

The conflict has cost 220,000 lives and forced millions to flee their homes. President Santos and the FARC leadership need to sign the accord and put it to a nationwide vote - slated for October 2 - which wou...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Prosecutors: Brussels attack probably arson, not a bomb

The incident happened in the early hours Monday at the national criminology institute in Neder-Over-Hembeek, a northern suburb of Brussels, and near the famed Atomium tourist attraction. "The location was not c...More..

Myanmar Peace Talks Seek to Defy Weight of History
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Myanmar Peace Talks Seek to Defy Weight of History

One major goal of President Kyaw's government is to end decades of armed conflicts in Myanmar , which is considered the longest in the world, by holding the 21st Panglong Conference starting August 31. Command...More..

Trump heading back to OH, will campaign near Wilmington
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Trump heading back to OH, will campaign near Wilmington

Wilmington was among the hardest-hit cities in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis. Wilmington lost 9,500 jobs in 2008 when global shipping firm DHL shut down its air freight operations at the airport. A...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

6500 migrants rescued off Libyan coast in one day

Video footage shows the migrants, said to be from Eritrea and Somalia, cheering and some swimming to rescue vessels, while others carried babies aboard. As a result, the number of arrivals using the so-called e...More..

Paris restaurant 'refuses to serve Muslim women'
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Paris restaurant 'refuses to serve Muslim women'

A French court has overturned a ban on burkinis issued in Cannes - the first in a series of local bans on the Muslim full-body swimwear this summer that set off a heated controversy at home and a wave of ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

French burkini ruling a triumph for liberty

The Council of State's ruling against the resort of Villeneuve-Loubet is expected to set a precedent for the dozens of French towns that have also laid down such bans. Prime Minister Manuel Valls has defended t...More..

Abe tells African leaders Japan to invest US$30b in the continent
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Abe tells African leaders Japan to invest US$30b in the continent

Mr Abe said another $500 million will be channelled through global agencies to support health initiatives in the continent and combat epidemics. Abe added the investment to have faith in the future of Africa....More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Korea's SLBM seen as a threat to Japan

The military has also clearly been trying to advance its ballistic missile program, conducting a series of land- and sea-based tests over the previous year. "The U.S. commitment to the defense of our allies inc...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Key Isis leader killed in Syria, jihadi group says

Aymenn Jawad Tamimi, an expert on jihadist groups, said Adnani's death was "significant symbolically and in pointing to the wider decline of the Islamic State ". "In some ways he's a more unsafe figure than Ab...More..

by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Hollande: No EU-US trade deal before Obama leaves office

In a speech to French ambassadors he added that he could not support an agreement that would be concluded before the end of U.S. President Barack Obama's mandate in January next year. "The Americans give nothin...More..

Trump Surrogate Tweets Cartoon Of Hillary Clinton In Blackface
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Trump Surrogate Tweets Cartoon Of Hillary Clinton In Blackface

Bush, House Speaker Paul Ryan, Arizona Senator John McCain and former Senator Bob Dole, the 1996 Republican nominee, to set up the contrast with Trump. And late Sunday, America's only African-American owned and...More..

Chinese Premier Li meets Canadian PM Trudeau
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Chinese Premier Li meets Canadian PM Trudeau

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promised on Wednesday that a Canadian man held in China for two years on suspicion of spying would be treated humanely and lawfully, but the man's family expressed frustration and c...More..