Sunday June 25-th, 2017

Nigeria Military: 8 Soldiers Killed in Attacks by Extremists

Troops of Nigerian Army prosecuting the war on terror Tuesday repelled Boko Haram terrorists attack in two Borno villages resulting in a gun fight that left most of the terrorists escaping with gunshot wound. Yakubu Kabu, whose daughter Dorcas was ...

Pippa Middleton action against 'persons unknown' set for High Court Pippa Middleton action against 'persons unknown' set for High Court

News reports that Pippa Middleton's iCloud account was hacked and had her photos stolen and put up for sale. Police said the suspect, whom they did not name, was arrested in the central English county of Northamptonshire on suspicion of a Computer...

Lions pick up pieces after late loss to Packers

The Packers took over again at their own 33-yard line with 5:03 remaining in the first half and went seven plays for a touchdown, capped by another Rodgers-to-Nelson score. The Packers defense achieved on Sunday what only one other defense has done s...

Katy Perry strips down at ballot box for Funny or Die Katy Perry strips down at ballot box for Funny or Die

In the clip , Perry shows the United States doesn't discriminate against fashion emergencies as she goes to vote in her pajamas and applauds those who arrive in nightgowns, onesies, briefs and oversize t-shirts. Since Perry sleeps naked, she took of...

With CID clean chit, George back as Bengaluru development minister With CID clean chit, George back as Bengaluru development minister

Governor Vajubhai Vala administered the Oath of office and secrecy at a ceremony held in Raj Bhavan with the Chief Minister and several of his cabinet colleagues present. The CID would not have given any other report other than what has been given to...

Hilary Duff Confirms Relationship With Trainer Jason Walsh Hilary Duff Confirms Relationship With Trainer Jason Walsh

Whatever the case, it looks like Hilary has finally managed to put the past behind her, as she's making her new relationship with Jason Walsh official. "They spend at least 4 nights a week together and it's getting serious". Everyone is so happy ...

Air strikes in Syria leave people 'without water'

Since Monday night, shells and bombs have pounded eastern Aleppo, home to 250,000 people. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a Britain-based group monitoring the conflict, said at least 25 persons, including women and children, were killed ...

PM to review MFN status to Pakistan

Emphasising that Pakistan had strongly rejected Indian narratives, Aziz said that the Pakistan government had addressed letters to the world leaders, highlighting the grave situation in Kashmir, besides handing over of dossiers containing facts abo...

India's review of Indus Water treaty has made Pakistan nervous

According to sources, officials from the Union Water Resources Ministry gave a presentation to the Prime Minister on the treaty and the projects involved. India has also chose to put on hold the meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission saying, "T...

OPEC: Cheap oil will keep flowing, for now

Cartels only work when their members stick together - but precious little unity is likely to be on show among Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) producers at a key meeting in Algiers on Wednesday. "In the room where the Saudis...

Democrats promise to block legislation preventing government shutdown

Forty Democrats and two independents filibustered a Republican bill to fund federal agencies through December 9 and spend $1.1 billion to combat the Zika virus, forcing GOP leaders to find a new way forward with three days to go until a Friday deadli...

Colombia, rebels sign historic peace accord Colombia, rebels sign historic peace accord

Then Santos removed from his lapel a pin shaped like a white dove that he's been wearing for years and handed it over to his former adversary, who fastened it on his own shirt. He also paid tribute to the more than 6 million victims of the armed conf...

Obama Vetoes 9/11 Bill Obama Vetoes 9/11 Bill

The Obama administration has argued to Congress that the legislation would set an worldwide precedent that risks exposing the US government and American soldiers to lawsuits or other legal action by foreign governments. Of the men who carried out the...

Despite airstrikes, Syrian regime says truce still viable

The Kremlin hit back on Monday with Russian spokesman Dmitry Peskov denouncing "the overall unacceptable tone and rhetoric of the representatives of the United Kingdom and the United States, which can damage and harm our relations". Another administr...

India accounts for 75 per cent of air pollution deaths India accounts for 75 per cent of air pollution deaths

However, Maria Neira, the head of the WHO's department of public health and environment, told reporters that pollution "affects practically all countries in the world and all parts of society". The new model is allowing WHO to give increasingly f...

Heavy security in tense Gabon after Bongo re-election validated

The court partially changed the results of the bitterly-fought election, giving President Bongo 50.66% of the vote and Mr Ping 47.24%. Ali Bongo took over from his father Omar Bongo, who ruled Gabon for 41 years until his death in 2009. His support...

Trump alludes to 'transgressions of Bill' Clinton after debate

Both candidates commented on Russian Federation during the 90-minute verbal bout: Clinton again accusing Moscow of hacking the Democrat's servers, Trump claiming Moscow's nuclear arsenal was newer than Washington's. "He could not", Clinton campaign...

UK Labour Leader Corbyn Says He Plans No Purge of Critics UK Labour Leader Corbyn Says He Plans No Purge of Critics

The Labour leader will be at Jarrow's Monkton Stadium on Saturday. Labour was against Brexit and when the result of the June 23 referendum came in, shocked MPs launched a coup against leftist leader Corbyn , who they accused of a lacklustre campai...

T&T health authorities investigating latest case of microcephaly T&T health authorities investigating latest case of microcephaly

The virus typically causes mild illness; most people have no symptoms . Then, a non-pregnant woman tested positive for the virus after visiting a region of Mexico where Zika is transmitted. If it is confirmed, they could be the first case of microce...

Former Israel President Peres' condition deteriorates

Peres, 93, has been at the hospital since his stroke September 13. On Sep 18, Peres's office said doctors planned to gradually reduce his sedation and respiratory support to judge his response. Peres ┬┤fighting for his life┬┤ after condition worsens ...

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