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Al-Azhar condemns murder of Jordanian writer shot over cartoon

The apology, using another name for the Islamic State, also said the cartoon "mocks ISIS terrorists and their concept of heaven". " Hattar was killed as he w...


Kerry Says US Not Abandoning Efforts For Peace In Syria

The Hmeimim air base already has an S-400 air defence system, the most modern in Russia's arsenal. On the same day, United States abandoned its effort to conv...


Azam, Malik spur Pakistan to 337-5 in 2nd ODI

Pakistan: Azhar Ali (capt), Sharjeel Khan, Babar Azam , Asad Shafiq, Shoaib Malik , Sarfraz Ahmed (wk), Umar Akmal, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Nawaz, Imad ...


Vice Presidential debate tonight

The US vice-presidential candidates are still to face off in a debate, but the Republican Party has already declared its candidate the victor. The New York T...


Ship carrying 200 rescued migrants docks in Sicily

Most of the minors were unaccompanied, with nine of them being under five-years-old. At least 10 of the 191 women on board were pregnant. The first operation ...


Family reunion ahead for man who spent week lost at sea

The mother and son disappeared September 18 after leaving a Rhode Island marina to go on a fishing trip in Nathan Carman's 31-foot aluminum boat named the Ch...


Pakistan NSA briefs Sharif, officials in crucial meeting

India and Pakistan should "talk to each other" rather than "talking at each other", he said. India said the four attackers, who sneaked into the Uri camp, i...


Taliban Seizes Major North Afghan City of Kunduz

Residents blamed ethnic and political divisions within the city's leadership for the failure of local security forces to prevent the Taliban raid. In June, U....


Polish women rebel against abortion law

Nearly half a million citizens signed the citizen-led pro-life bill, and a recent poll found that 58 percent of Poles support a ban on abortions, according to ...


Caribbean Nations Brace For Hurricane Matthew's Lash

Hurricane warnings are in effect for Haiti, the Bahamas, Jamaica , and several Cuban provinces. The southern tip of Florida will begin to see some scattered ...


Wall lashes out at Trudeau over carbon price

Provincial governments that have implemented carbon taxes get to keep that revenue, while the federal government said it will also return funds from any federal...


Casualties in Hama Terrorist Bombings, ISIL Claims Responsibility

It was reportedly taken by Syrian government troops and allies. Monday's announcement by the Fatah al-Sham Front, formerly known as the Nusra Front, came shor...


Polls: Hillary Clinton leading in Colorado, Virginia

The Quinnipiac University survey , released Monday afternoon, found Trump leading Clinton in OH 47 percent to 42 percent. The USC Dornsife/L.A. Times Poll as...


Kylie Jenner just bought another mansion

The lip kit creator followed that up with two homes in Hidden Hills, a $6 million mansion and the $4.5 million mansion next door. Kylie's newest abode boast...


Iranian cyclist dies after crash in Paralympics road race

South Korea was represented by 139 athletes and officials in 11 of 23 sports at the September 7-18 Rio Paralympics. After capping off a successful games by a ...


Salman Khan backs Pakistani Actors: Says they are not terrorists

It seems Bollywood has clearly taken their different stands on the ban of Pakistani artists in India. "They come to India with visa". " because one doesn'...


UK Labour leader Corbyn says he plans no purge of critics

Underlining the tension on the issue in the party, Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham will say tomorrow that in June's referendum "millions of our lifelong supp...


Picture of Abbas crying at Peres' funeral slammed by Palestinians

Former Canadian cabinet minister Stockwell Day attended the ceremony and said he hoped for a day when Israel would realize Peres' hope for peace. Minister Fla...


Pakistan Urges UN to Intervene to Help Defuse Tensions with India

India-Pakistan tension escalated afresh on Saturday as forces of the two countries exchanged fire along the border in Jammu and Kashmir, sparking global concern...


U.S. To Russia: Syrian Ceasefire Talks Are Suspended

Kirby also said that the US would be withdrawing personnel it had meant to deploy to a joint US-Russia coordination cell, but would continue to work with Russia...


Bangladesh acquits student suspected in July cafe attack

Bangladeshi media outlets are reporting Tahmid Hasib Khan was released Sunday. Khan's case and that of another man, Hasnat Karim, who has British and Banglade...


Taliban kill Afghanistan police chief amid major offensive on Kunduz

Also on Sunday, officials said the Taliban captured Nawa district close to Lashkar Gah. Earlier in the day, both Afghan and United States officials downplay...


Pakistanis turn flag ceremony near Indian border into rally

A routine daily flag-lowering ceremony at an Indian-Pakistani border crossing became a show of strength and patriotism Saturday on the Pakistani side thanks to ...


Strong winds from big typhoon hit Taiwan, at least 4 dead

At Taipei's Taoyuan International Airport, tropical-force sustained winds were observed for upwards of 14 consecutive hours during the storm, with the peak wi...


William and Kate send first joint tweet - via Morse code telegraph machine

The couple are on a tour of Canada's Northwest with their two young children. Now, visitors to the museum will be able to use the telegraph to send their own ...


Ogier closes in on 4th world title after Tour of Corsica win

Belgium's Thierry Neuville, who won June's Rally of Italy, is the nearest challenger to Ogier but trails the Frenchman by 44 seconds with Finland's Jari-Matti L...


Over 70 wounded in Spanish tourist resort city explosion

Five people are being treated for serious injuries and one person has been operated on, a local news report has said. The blast came from the La Bohemia ba...


[Ticker] Fewer than 1mn refugees in Germany past year

Upon their arrival in Germany, asylum seekers are registered, but the German government stressed a year ago that the system did not rule out the "wrong or doubl...


Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions

The UN chief said India and Pakistan should address differences through diplomacy and dialogue, and offered to mediate. During the fundraiser, responding to...


Mother of 18-year-old killed by LA police speaks

Barry Montgomery said. "That vehicle failed to yield and the officers showed themselves in pursuit". "When the vehicle didn't stop, officers pursued the auto,...


Hurricane Matthew Looms As A Category 4 Storm

Located approximately 360 miles southeast of Jamaica, the storm was almost stationary for about 6 hours this evening but has begun to move northward in the past...


China reports 6 dead in landslides following typhoon

Most of the people listed missing were from two villages hit by landslides. Fifteen people had been rescued by Thursday evening but one woman had been found d...


Sharks pip the Storm as another drought ends

Fifita. I can't believe it". The NRL grand final will be played between the Storm and the Sharks at 8.15 tonight. The Sharks, who were beaten in the 1973, 1...


European Union proposes new Aleppo aid plan, seeks safety guarantees

The reports come a day after pro-government forces captured the al-Shuqeef hill. The government is trying to re-capture the city's eastern half, which has alw...


Netherlands summons Russian envoy over MH17 probe criticism

The worldwide criminal investigation concluded that a missile which destroyed the Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, killing all 298...


Prince William and Kate arrive in northern BC

The ring is meant to represent the connection between the Crown, indigenous peoples and all British Columbians. The royal couple paddled into the heart of w...


PM Narendra Modi Electrifying Speech On Uri Attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is attending the day long council meet, will inaugurate the year-long birth centenary celebrations of Deen Dayal Upadhyay this...


US slaps sanctions on Congo general, former senior police official

Treasury Department should go further in tightening the financial screws, such as by issuing a request to financial institutions under Section 314 (a) of the Pa...


Obama to Bill Clinton after Peres funeral: 'Let's go!'

The last of the founding generation is now gone. Makdi Khaldi, a diplomatic adviser to the Palestinian president, said Abbas had made a decision to attend aft...


Pak troops target Indian posts, civilian areas in Akhnoor

As per reports, Indian troops deployed at border effectively retaliated to the attack. "Villagers residing along the LoC were evacuated and shifted to safer pla...


EU leaders send Peres condolence letter

Be it from minister of defense to being Prime Minister which is a position he held three times, he served at his best. The state funeral for Peres is expected...


Clowns back out of parade amid rash of creepy clown reports

With Halloween several weeks away, police say they expect this prank to get worse before it gets better. When she looked at the clown, the mask-wearer tilted hi...


India's Modi scraps planned visit to Pakistan for regional summit

India granted the MFN status to Pakistan in 1996 but Pakistan is yet to reciprocate to that. This is part of India's strategy to build up pressure on Pakistan f...


Dueling truths follow Indian raid in Pakistani Kashmir

The soldiers also had clear orders "not to leave bodies or buddies behind". Thus more than Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, it is the General who is under greater s...


USA avoids confirming India's claim of 'surgical strike'

The News International, which has wide circulation, reported that yesterday morning saw claims by India of carrying out surgical strikes inside Pakistan, with...


Hurricane Matthew becomes a major category 4 hurricane

Matthew intensified Friday afternoon into a major Category Three storm, packing winds of 115 miles (185 kilometres) per hour over the Caribbean Sea, US forecast...


Philippines' Duterte to forge closer ties with China, Russia

President Barack Obama. That contrasts with American efforts to expand naval engagement with Vietnam and Japan, which indicated this month it would step up ac...


Investigators want to question engineer in Hoboken crash

The accident's cause remains unknown. Structural damage to the Hoboken station from the crash is hindering the transportation safety board's efforts to get ...


Brussels warns it may DESTROY any UK Brexit deal

The pro-EU former chancellor said the Prime Minister was running a "Government with no policies" in comments made ahead of the Tory party conference at the week...


Mike Towell in 'critical condition' following fight with Dale Evans

The fighter's manager Tommy Gilmour said Towell had suffered a "serious injury" and is breathing via the use of a ventilator in hospital with his family by hi...