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Former Taliban hostage Boyle arrested for 15 charges including assault

Former Taliban hostage Boyle arrested for 15 charges including assault

A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges including sexual assault, illegal confinement and issuing death threats, according to reports on Tuesday. Joshua Boyle was freed by the Pakistan Army in October along with his American wife Caitlan Coleman and […]

US to announce further action against Pakistan in 24-48 hours: White House

US to announce further action against Pakistan in 24-48 hours: White House

A day after Washington confirmed suspending $255 million of military aid to Pakistan, the White House said that further action against Pakistan would be announced in the next 24-48 hours. Addressing a daily press briefing on Wednesday, US Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said that the actions being taken against Islamabad by Washington are a follow-up to Trump’s South […]

Trump threatens North Korea with a ‘much bigger’ nuclear button

Trump threatens North Korea with a ‘much bigger’ nuclear button

United States (US) President Donald Trump warned Kim Jong-Un on Tuesday that he has a “much bigger” nuclear button than the North Korean leader, as Washington dismissed the prospect of high-level talks between Pyongyang and Seoul. Trump launched the highly personal missive on Twitter hours after his Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley described the […]

Seoul hails Pyongyang’s promise to restore inter-Korea hotline as ‘significant’

Seoul hails Pyongyang’s promise to restore inter-Korea hotline as ‘significant’

Pyongyang said on Wednesday it will restore a hotline with the South at 6.30 GMT, after Seoul proposed high-level talks in response to Kim Jong-Un’s calls for better relations and suggestion his country might attend the Winter Olympics. Kim also welcomed Seoul’s support for his overtures, a North Korean official told state television. Seoul hailed […]

US Centcom commander wants more aggressive Afghan push this year

US Centcom commander wants more aggressive Afghan push this year

The top American commander for the Middle East wants a more aggressive Afghan military pressuring Taliban and other insurgents over the normally quieter months of Afghanistan’s winter, and then quickly going on the offensive in the spring. It’s all part of a plan the United States hopes will change the course of a war now […]

Government of Pakistan replied to Donald Trump’s tweet

Government of Pakistan replied to Donald Trump’s tweet

Govt of Pakistan @pid_gov #Pakistan has rendered countless sacrifices in War against Terrorism and has always taken indiscriminate action against any form of extremism. Our commitment for lasting peace is 8:01 pm · 2 Jan 2018   Hassaan Malik @Hassaan921 Replying to @pid_gov, @USDOSDOT_Urdu, and 5 others @realDonaldTrump

Worst fire in New York fire in decades kills 12 in the Bronx

Worst fire in New York fire in decades kills 12 in the Bronx

A fire tore through a Bronx apartment building on Thursday, killing at least 12 people, including a toddler, and leaving four others fighting for their lives in New York’s deadliest blaze in decades. The fire broke out around 6:51pm (2351 GMT) in a 25-apartment building near the Bronx Zoo, one of the most popular tourist […]

US man on the run after escaping notorious Bali prison

US man on the run after escaping notorious Bali prison

        DENPASAR:  A US man convicted on drugs charges escaped Bali’s notorious Kerobokan jail in an early Monday morning jailbreak with another American prisoner who was caught almost immediately, an official said. The pair made a break from the Indonesian resort island’s main prison by cutting a hole in the roof with […]

Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct ‘should be heard’, says Nikki Haley

Women accusing Trump of sexual misconduct ‘should be heard’, says Nikki Haley

Desk Report: Women who accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct “should be heard,” US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday, in an apparent divergence from the White House line. Trump ─ who was infamously caught on tape boasting about groping women ─ has faced more than a dozen allegations of […]

WWE Clash of Champions Loss to Jinder Mahal Wouldn’t Hurt Bulletproof AJ Styles

AJ Styles won the WWE Championship in shocking fashion on SmackDown Live in November, and after spending much of his reign turning back the Singh Brothers, all signs point to Styles retaining the title come December 17’s Clash of Champions. Jinder Mahal seemingly rid himself of his henchmen Tuesday on SmackDown, but the possibility of a new […]

Charles Manson died on Sunday at age 83

Charles Manson died on Sunday at age 83

By Katie Serena on November 20, 2017 Charles Manson, who led deranged followers known as the Manson Family into a series of horrific crimes that haunted Americans for over a generation, died Sunday at a California hospital, after being imprisoned for more than 45 years. He was 83 years old. Charles Manson, the notorious cult leader whose followers […]

Tillerson to Visit Myanmar, Join Trump on Asia Trip

Tillerson to Visit Myanmar, Join Trump on Asia Trip

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will go to Myanmar and accompany President Donald Trump on his visit to Asia, the State Department said in a statement Thursday. Tillerson will travel to Tokyo November 5 through 7 with the president and participate in bilateral talks between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Tillerson and […]