Tuesday May 23-rd, 2017

Pakistan Alcohol Deaths: Toxic Homemade Liquor for Christmas Kills 31 Pakistan Alcohol Deaths: Toxic Homemade Liquor for Christmas Kills 31

But in Punjab province, all liquor distribution shops were open during Christmas and millions of rupees alcohol was sold to Christians which is consumed by Muslims as Christian are very poor and do not have buying power of expensive products.

Buhari salutes Nigerian troops for capturing Sambisa forest

The army has been engaged for the last few weeks in a major offensive in the forest, a huge former colonial game reserve in north-eastern Borno state. While Buhari said the militants have been crushed in northeast Nigeria, towns just across the borde...

Shimla turns white as hill town gets season's first snowfall Shimla turns white as hill town gets season's first snowfall

The minimum temperature in Shimla was 4.4 degrees Celsius, which saw the fallen snow melt soon with accompanying rains. The reason for this snowfall can be attributed to the active Western Disturbance over the hills, which had remained feeble wit...

When Atal Bihari Vajpayee met a karyakarta called Narendra Modi When Atal Bihari Vajpayee met a karyakarta called Narendra Modi

I pray that he is blessed with good health and a long life", said Modi in a tweet. Atal Bihari Vajpayee (born 25 December 1924) is an Indian politician who was the 10th Prime Minister of India, first for 13 days in 1996 and then from 1998 to 2004.

South Korean ruling party splits over impeached president Park Geun-hye South Korean ruling party splits over impeached president Park Geun-hye

A group of lawmakers will formally depart from the ruling Saenuri Party on Tuesday after a bitter factional fighting with loyalists to President Park Geun-hye. This file photo taken on November 29, 2016 shows South Korean President Park Geun-hye spea...

Shoppers buy last minute Christmas gifts before time runs out Shoppers buy last minute Christmas gifts before time runs out

Normal trading will resume in stores between Boxing Day and New Years. The parking lot was full and there was a lot of traffic in the area, but some people say it didn't seem as crowded this year as it has around Christmas in years past.

Browns emotional after first win

He was taken to the locker room in the fourth quarter of the game and the team announced his diagnosis shortly after. Gary Barnidge led the Browns in receiving with five receptions for 42 yards and zero touchdowns. But, that is a game in which Pi...

Liverpool forward Firmino arrested on drink driving charge Liverpool forward Firmino arrested on drink driving charge

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has landed a drink-driving charge after being pulled over by police in the city centre on Christmas Eve. The Brazilian footballer was arrested after police officers pulled over his auto in Liverpool city centr...

See How a Song Makes this Autistic Girl See How a Song Makes this Autistic Girl "Open Up"

The Facebook video was viewed 1.6 million times within five days of being posted on 18 December. "She was a very reserved, non-communicative, anxious child when she first came to us at 6 years old, but we noticed she always enjoyed singing in the c...

Boat capsizes in Uganda carrying football team Boat capsizes in Uganda carrying football team

The boat was apparently carrying a group of players and fans from the Buliisa District to a Christmas Day football match in the Hoima District. Ugandan police reported on Monday that 21 people are missing and nine bodies have been recovered after a...

Al-Jazeera news producer detained for 15 days pending investigations

The Egyptian police said Mahmoud Hussein was incarcerated as he had suspected links with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. The network said that Gomaa, who now resides in Doha, arrived in Egypt on Tuesday for a vacation. The Interior Ministry said H...

China Resumes Ties With Sao Tome in Triumph Over Taiwan

Wang Dong, a professor of worldwide relations at Peking University, said Monday's re-establishment of diplomatic ties was a warning to Taiwan that Beijing has "a lot of counter-measures" up its sleeve should they pursue independence, as well as a war...

Girl, 10, dies after suffering cardiac arrest during flight to London

The airline says a doctor and a nurse were on board the plane and helped the flight crew to treat the child. The crew told air traffic controllers at Shannon that they wished to divert so that passengers could use the toilet facilities there.

Japanese PM to Visit Pearl Harbor Alongside Obama Japanese PM to Visit Pearl Harbor Alongside Obama

It follows Obama's journey to the city of Hiroshima last May, the site where the USA dropped the world's first atom bomb. More than 1,100 USA sailors and marines were killed in the attack that drew the United States into World War II. alliance to m...

Reputed Marijuana Kingpin Caught After 8 Years On The Run Reputed Marijuana Kingpin Caught After 8 Years On The Run

An American fugitive who was dubbed the Godfather of Grass because of run-ins with the law involving the large-scale production of marijuana, is scheduled to have a detention review hearing inside a provincial detention centre in Montreal on Frid...

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died at the age of 68 Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died at the age of 68

Parfitt died in hospital following a severe infection, following complications from a shoulder injury. Here are some classic Status Quo tunes.RIP Rick, we'll miss you. Parfitt joined the band in 1967 after it was formed by Rossi with Alan Lancast...

Thousands are fleeing typhoon Nock-Ten in the Philippines Thousands are fleeing typhoon Nock-Ten in the Philippines

The U.S. Joint Typhoon Warning Center's prognostic discussion at 15 UTC Friday said rapid intensification was "imminent", meaning the typhoon's maximum sustained winds were forecast to increase by at least 30 knots (about 35 mph) in the next 24 hou...

Chinese aircraft carrier spotted in Pacific

After undergoing extensive refitting in Dalian in northeastern China, it was commissioned in September 2012 as China's first aircraft carrier. While the ministry has not disclosed anything more on the fleet's movements, the MSDF is closely monitori...

Tsunami alert after powerful quake off Chile Tsunami alert after powerful quake off Chile

Chilean officials have declared a preventative tsunami alert. Onemi said there were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that the coast was a hazardous location at the moment, with waves of up to 3m ...

None of the 92 people aboard the crashed Russian military plane survived None of the 92 people aboard the crashed Russian military plane survived

The Russian Defence Ministry said rescuers are seeing no sign of any survivors of the crash of a Russian plane into the Black Sea. "I totally exclude" the idea of an attack bringing down the plane, Ozerov said according to the state-run RIA Novosti...

Sam Allardyce poised to become Crystal Palace manager

The 62-year-old Allardyce will look to rebuild a reputation that was damaged by an ill-fated 67-day spell with England's national team, which ended in humiliating fashion in September when he was forced out because of unguarded comments he made to ...

Queen Elizabeth misses Christmas church service due to 'heavy cold'

Queen Elizabeth also noted that her husband's Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and son Prince Charles' Prince's Trust - both charitable organisations that support young people - had reached significant milestones this year at 60 and 40 years respectiv...

Vladimir Putin's Christmas letter to Donald Trump encourages bilateral cooperation Vladimir Putin's Christmas letter to Donald Trump encourages bilateral cooperation

The comments Brezinski said Trump made follow a tweet on Thursday, which indicated the president-elect believes the United States should focus on building a greater nuclear arsenal . The two nations began to cut down on nuclear spending in the 1970s...

Egypt's Sisi, Trump agreed in call on UN Israel vote delay Egypt's Sisi, Trump agreed in call on UN Israel vote delay

U.S. President-elect Trump takes office January 20. The resolution would demand Israel "immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem ". One of the administration's great...

German city evacuated after discovery of unexploded RAF bomb German city evacuated after discovery of unexploded RAF bomb

Large parts of Augsburg were destroyed in February, 1944, when the city was attacked by hundreds of British and United States bombers. The two specialists from the Tauber private company were the only people allowed within a 1.5 kilometer (0.9 mile...

Merry Christmas From Track 'Em Tigers Merry Christmas From Track 'Em Tigers

In both surveys, PRRI asked a nationally representative sample of Americans whether retailers should greet their customers with "happy holidays" or "season's greetings" rather than "merry Christmas " out of respect for people of other faiths.

US Economy third quarter sees strongest pace in two years US Economy third quarter sees strongest pace in two years

Nonresidential outlays were previously reported to have increased at a 10.1 percent pace. "Imports, which are a subtraction in the calculation of GDP, increased", the bureau said. The boost was attributed to steady consumer spending and stronger-than...

Russian doping: International Olympic Committee begins proceedings against 28 Sochi 2014 competitors

The worldwide Olympic body stated earlier in the day that re-analysis of doping samples, collected from 28 Russian athletes of 2014 Winter Games, had been allegedly tampered with. "The findings in the McLaren Report have seriously damaged the integri...

United Nations: 5000 migrants died crossing Mediterranean Sea in 2016 United Nations: 5000 migrants died crossing Mediterranean Sea in 2016

To avoid detection, smugglers have also resorted to mass embarkations and to sending larger numbers of people at the same time, making the work of coast guards and rescue vessels more hard. He added: "We've got to show some political leadership on th...

HRW: ISIL 'Indiscriminately' Attacks Civilians in Mosul

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement that it posted on Twitter and confirmed that the operations were carried out by three suicide bombers. "The killing of civilians and aid workers violates every humanitarian principle", she sai...

Easier passports for single parents, their kids

According to the existing legislative provisions of the Passport rules, 1980, all the applicants born on or after January 26, 1989, had to submit the DOB certificate as a proof of passport. Instead, the applicant can give a declaration on a plain pap...

Celine Dion Shares Tragedy And Triumph With Fans In Moving 2016 Video

Superstar Céline Dion, who recently declined an invitation to perform at President-elect Trump's inauguration, shared a 2016 retrospective video on her official YouTube page, in which she reflected on the 11 months since her husband René Angélil's ...

Retailer To Settle $50 Million Lawsuit With 3 Families

For its part, IKEA contended that the parents of the children - a two-year-old boy from Washington, 22-month-old from Minnesota, and a two-year-old boy from Pennsylvania - were negligent in their deaths for failing to anchor the dressers to the wall....

Turkey ambassador murder is ploy to wreck Syrian peace process Turkey ambassador murder is ploy to wreck Syrian peace process

Turkey's President Tayyip Recep Erdogan said on Wednesday that Altıntaş was a follower of Fethullah Gülen, a US -based Turkish cleric who has been living in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999. Also Monday, a man was arrested after firing...

Warriors All-82 podcast: Recapping the Nets win and the road travels Warriors All-82 podcast: Recapping the Nets win and the road travels

Klay Thompson added 23 points for the Warriors (26-4) and Stephen Curry contributed 15 points despite shooting 6 of 19, including 3 of 13 from 3-point range. The defense held Steph Curry to just seven points. The Warriors' latest win over the Nets...

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