Otto Warmbier death a 'mystery': North Korea denies responsibility

The KCNA news agency Friday said that Warmbier was treated in accordance with domestic law and said that allegations that he may have been tortured during almost 18 months in detention were "groundless". North Korea claims Warmbier had botulism the... More..

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China landslide: 15 bodies recovered, over 100 still missing
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

China landslide: 15 bodies recovered, over 100 still missing

About 3,000 rescuers were using detection devices and dogs to look for signs of life in an area that once held 62 homes and a hotel, according to Xinhua , the official news agency. On Saturday , Qiao Dashuai t...More..

'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

'Most expensive' Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch expected in September

In an apparent move to take on its biggest rival Apple , South Korean tech giant Samsung could launch its most expensive Galaxy phone to date - Note 8 - device in September, not in August as earlier pred...More..

Heat wave expected in Metro Vancouver
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Heat wave expected in Metro Vancouver

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Howe Sound, Whistler and the inland island, saying a strong upper ridge of high pressure building over the provinc...More..

Eid moon sighted in India, Bangladesh; Pakistan to take a call soon
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Eid moon sighted in India, Bangladesh; Pakistan to take a call soon

The United States, United Kingdom and most parts of Europe will celebrate Eid on Sunday. Popalzai is known for stirring up a controversy when it is time for the sighting of the Ramazan and Shawwal moon, resul...More..

Black Ferns Sevens on top in World Series
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Black Ferns Sevens on top in World Series

It's the fourth title for New Zealand since the series began in 2012, with Australia the only other team to collect a series trophy to date. Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti...More..

Arab states issue steep demands to Qatar in bid to end crisis
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Arab states issue steep demands to Qatar in bid to end crisis

Saudi Arabia has also banned Qatar Airways from operating in the country, with Saudi Arabia's aviation authority withdrawing Qatar's licence to land and fly in the country. "The recent joint statement issued b...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Israeli Settlement Building Soars In West Bank

For at least two decades, the goal of US -led diplomacy has been a "two-state solution", meaning an independent Palestinian state living side-by-side and at peace with Israel. President Donald Trump's adminis...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Debutant Dawid Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa

South Africa had kept the three-game series alive by winning a Taunton thriller on Friday. Jos Buttler arrived at the toss in place of Morgan but it was AB de Villiers who won it and made a decision to...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Walker Backs Johnson Opposition On GOP Health Bill

And while Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski have expressed concerns about language in the bill that would effectively defund Planned Parenthood , that demand, too, could potentially be addressed in...More..

10 pilgrims from Punjab killed in Himachal accident
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

10 pilgrims from Punjab killed in Himachal accident

The injured, eight of them children, have been rushed to Tanda Medical College in Kangra, the officer said. Sources said the driver of the bus lost control as he tried to save the bus from a collision with a ...More..

Eid al-Fitr: What you need to know
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Eid al-Fitr: What you need to know

Eid al-Fitr doesn't have any historical links; instead, the celebrations focus on the community and family, and a spirit of generosity is encouraged. It is one of the five pillars of Islam , the others being...More..

Turkish President criticizes Arab demands against Quatar
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Turkish President criticizes Arab demands against Quatar

Doha denies the accusations, describing the attempts to isolate it as "unjustified". "A productive next step would be for each of the countries to sit together and continue this conversation", Tillerson sai...More..

16-month-old Coney Island girl beaten on Father's Day dies
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

16-month-old Coney Island girl beaten on Father's Day dies

The infant's battle to survive began when a 911 caller reported that the girl's 17-year-old mother had been chased and assaulted by her daughter's dad. The teenage mother said she was criticized for having a ch...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

President Rouhani Hopes for Fraternity, Peace in Eid Message

The Eid al-Fitr prayer (End of Ramadan) will be performed on June 26 at 08:00 am in Ajdarbey mosque and at 09:00 in Tezepir mosque in Azerbaijan. This means Indian Muslims, like their counterparts in Saudi Arab...More..

Senate GOP unveils bill to cut Medicaid, dismantle 'Obamacare'
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Senate GOP unveils bill to cut Medicaid, dismantle 'Obamacare'

She said they were later reunited with their wheelchairs. For the bill to pass, McConnell would need to corral the conservative defectors and push his moderates to vote for a very unpopular bill that will qui...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61

In the southwestern city of Quetta, a suicide auto bomb killed 13 people. However, the British news service says two separate extremist groups - the Islamic State and a Taliban offshoot known as Jamaat-ul...More..

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill

States have picked up the balance of the funding to date. Dawn Russel, one of the ADAPT organizers, noted that not only would this cause problem for disabled people but it would also cost more money for Ame...More..

Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill

Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, who said on NBC's Meet the Press , "I would like to delay the thing". One possibility is that McConnell is anxious the provision runs afoul of the procedural rules allowing Republ...More..

Malan leads England to series win over South Africa
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

He demolished the English bowling line up and struck a quick fire 46 off 20 balls propelling his team to a target of 175, which ultimately proved sufficient in the end. But he could not repeat the trick and So...More..

Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Federer beats Alexander Zverev 6-1, 6-3 for 9th Halle title

Federer won the first meeting between the two on the clay courts of Rome in 2016, winning in straight sets, but the pair's second meeting at Halle past year at the semi-final stage was won by Zverev, which he w...More..

Mosul Victory 'a Matter of Days', Says Iraqi PM
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Mosul Victory 'a Matter of Days', Says Iraqi PM

A colonel in the army's 16th infantry division said it was hard to get a definitive casualty toll because the area where the attack happened was not fully cleared. As reported by Reuters , U.S. -trained units ...More..

Erdoğan says demand to shutdown Turkey's military base in Qatar unacceptable
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Erdoğan says demand to shutdown Turkey's military base in Qatar unacceptable

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt want Qatar to meet their 13-point ultimatum - ostensibly aimed at fighting extremism and terrorism - in return for an end to a almost three-week-old d...More..

Olin Takes 6th in Javelin at USA Track & Field Championships
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Olin Takes 6th in Javelin at USA Track & Field Championships

Barton, who had the third-best time in Friday's semifinals, led after the first lap, but was overtaken in the final 400 meters by Caitlin Collier, who ran unattached. At the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., ...More..

Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Erdogan rejects Arab demands to remove Turkish troops from Qatar

The president said the 13-point demand list by Arab states, already rejected by Qatar, contradicted worldwide law. Doha responded the same day, saying the ultimatum was neither " reasonable " nor " realistic ...More..