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Aleppo Siege: U.N.'s De Mistura Warns Time is Running Out for Syrian City
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:04:00 GMTThe United Nation's special envoy for Syria on Friday warned that time was running out for the population of the besieged and devastated city of Aleppo. "The clock is ticking," Staffan de Mistura said as he called on Russia to leave the creation of any ...

Turkey Arrests 17 Journalists Linked To Gulen On 'Terror' Charges
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:00:00 GMTAn Istanbul court placed 17 Turkish journalists under arrest for links to Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom the government blames for this month's failed coup. The court charged the journalists with "membership in a terror group" on July 29, Turkish ...

Wing part 'highly likely' from MH370, Australian officials say
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:37:00 GMT(CNN)A large wing part recently found on a Tanzanian island "highly likely" came from missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, according to Australia's transport minister. The piece of debris was found in late June on Pemba Island, in the Indian Ocean near ...

Nicaragua electoral authority unseats opposition lawmakers
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:00:00 GMTMANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's top electoral authority decimated the country's political opposition on Friday by unseating practically all of its remaining lawmakers in congress as President Daniel Ortega prepares to seek a third term. The Supreme ...

Pope visits sites tied to Polish saints in Krakow
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:00:00 GMTKRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis has prayed at the Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Lagiewniki as he begins a day of religious ceremonies during a visit to Poland. Nuns and priests, singing and waving little banners, greeted the pope as he entered the church ...

At least 5 US troops wounded in Afghanistan fighting Islamic State
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:21:00 GMTWASHINGTON – Five U.S. special operations troops were wounded in combat with Islamic State fighters in eastern Afghanistan, the senior U.S. commander in the country said Thursday. It appeared to be the first reported instance of U.S. troops being wounded ...

Taliban Captures District in Helmand Province
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:41:00 GMTAfghan officials and Taliban sources in Afghanistan confirmed the Islamist insurgency has overrun another district in the southern Helmand province, which borders Pakistan. Taliban fighters staged a surprise assault on Khanashin overnight and fighting was ...

CIA chief not optimistic Syria will remain one country
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:55:00 GMTThe head of the US Central Intelligence Agency has said he is not optimistic about the future of Syria remaining one country. John Brennan's comments are a rare public acknowledgement by a senior US official that Syria may not survive a five-year civil war ...

Protect Citizens Amid 'Rising Intolerance': US to Indian Government
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:02:00 GMTWashington: Expressing concern over reports of "rising intolerance and violence" in India, the US has asked the Indian government to do "everything in its power" to protect citizens and to bring to justice the perpetrators. Responding to questions on ...

Navy Ship to Be Named for Late Gay Rights Leader Harvey Milk
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:19:00 GMTThe late gay rights leader Harvey Milk already has schools, streets and parks named in his honor. Soon, a U.S. Navy ship will join the list. A Navy official said Friday that Navy Secretary Ray Mabus notified Congress earlier this month that a new fleet of ...

Armenia hostage standoff: Clashes erupt in Yerevan
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:59:00 GMTPro-opposition protesters support armed group which took control of police station Some hostages remain inside building Protesters demand release of opposition leader Calls for President Serzh Sarkisian to resign grow Security forces respond to protests ...

Kashmir unrest: US expresses concern, urges 'all sides' to find peaceful solution
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:47:00 GMTHe further said that the Prime Minister should take concrete steps to destroy active terrorist organisations targeting India from the Pakistani soil. "They insist, it is their internal matter which is not acceptable to Pakistan", he added. Foreign Office ...

Rajnath won't meet counterpart during Islamabad visit
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:06:00 GMTPakistan's sustained support to cross-border terrorism will be raised by Home Minister Rajnath Singh during his two-day visit to Islamabad to attend the SAARC ministerial conference beginning August 3. Kashmir has been divided between India and Pakistan ...

Upset that 'Dishoom' is banned in Pakistan: Varun Dhawan
Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:50:00 GMT"Dishoom" has been banned in Pakistan, and its actor Varun Dhawan is upset as he believes the Bollywood movie doesn't show any country in a bad light. Varun, who is seen playing a rookie police officer named Junaid Ansari, took to Twitter on Saturday where ...



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