Wed, 15 Aug 2018

Taliban Demand Swap of Haqqani Member, Others for Western Hostages

ISLAMABAD - The Afghan Taliban is demanding freedom for a member of the militant Haqqani network along with other insurgent ...

Australia set sight on Ashes glory

Melbourne [Australia], August 14 (ANI): Australian cricket management has started planning for the next year's Ashes series as they aim ...

Bulgaria is 21st in Europe Thanks to Demireva

Mirela Demireva's silver medal in high jump gave Bulgaria's 21st place in Euro 2018 athletics staging in Berlin. With one ...

Indonesian Civil Society Groups Concerned by VP Picks

JAKARTA - Indonesian civil society groups are expressing concern President Joko Widodo's choice of an influential Islamic cleric as his ...

Federer 'anxious' ahead of Cincinnati Open

London [UK], August 14 (ANI): Twenty-time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer, who will be making his first hard-court appearance since ...

Survey: Vienna Tops Melbourne as World's Most Liveable City

VIENNA - Vienna has dislodged Melbourne for the first time at the top of the Economist Intelligence Unit's Global Liveability ...

Australian Archbishop Avoids Jail Over Sex Abuse Cover-Up

MELBOURNE - A former Australian archbishop, the most senior Catholic cleric in the world convicted of concealing child sex abuse, ...

China Doubles Down on Troubled Pollution Policy

China plans to expand a program of seasonal manufacturing cutbacks to curb air pollution, despite concerns that it may have ...

Rani Mukerji, Manoj Bajpayee win big at IIFM 2018

Melbourne [Australia], Aug 13 (ANI): Manoj Bajpayee and Rani Mukerji bagged the Best Actor and Best Actress awards at Indian ...

Smith's experience is useful for team: Jason holder

Barbados [West Indies], August 13 (ANI): West Indies bowler Jason Holder, who is leading Barbados Tridents in the ongoing Caribbean ...

'Batwoman' star Ruby Rose quits Twitter post backlash

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 13 (ANI): Australian actor Ruby Rose has quit Twitter after receiving backlash over her casting as ...

Afghan Cricket Star Launches Charity To Help Country's Children

Afghan cricket star Rashid Khan has launched a charity foundation to help provide humanitarian assistance and education to orphans and ...

Emma Husar, journalistic ethics and 'digital idiots'

The Emma Husar case is evidence not only of the need for a conversation about media ethics but of the ...

Berry declines Pakistan fielding coach role

6:32 AM ET The Pakistan Cricket Board will have to start their hunt for a fielding coach afresh after Darren ...

Abbott and Turnbull: Opening the door on your privacy

Never before has there been a more pressing need for a strong voice acting on our behalf on matters relating ...

Sellout crowd awaits postscript match of the tour

South Africa LWLWW In the spotlight Acting captain Quinton de Kock did just about everything in his power to keep ...

Siraj, Iyer, Bawne shine as rain holds sway

India A 345 & 181 for 4 (Iyer 65, Bawne 64*, Olivier 2-24) drew with South Africa A 319 (Hamza ...

EXCLUSIVE: Righting a seven-year wrong: NAB vs Lawrence

THE CASE OF THE MISSING JUSTICE BEACH JUDGMENT: NAB VS LAWRENCE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF VICTORIA (PART TWO) It ...

Injured Vijay Shankar out of quadrangular series

4:12 AM ET Allrounder Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of the upcoming quadrangular series in Vijayawada, scheduled to begin ...

More than 100 Large Wildfires in US as New Blazes Erupt

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Six large new wildfires erupted in the United States, pushing the number of major active blazes nationwide ...

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Manafort’s lawyers rest case without calling witnesses

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Closing nearly two weeks of a dramatic criminal trial on Tuesday morning, without presenting any evidence of ...

Myanmar hospital fire leads to evacuation of patients

YANGON, Myanmar - A hospital in Myanmar’s Yangon city experienced a tragic incident late on Monday, after the cancer department ...

30 Indian prisoners freed by Pakistan as goodwill gesture

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - In a goodwill gesture right before the country’s Independence Day, Pakistan released 30 Indian prisoners, including 27 ...

Four coaches of train in Mongolia derail, nine injured

DORNOGOVI, Mongola - In a shocking incident, a train carrying 328 people derailed in southeastern Mongolia.  According to officials, atleast ...

Five injured in attempted suicide attack in Balochistan

BALOCHISTAN, Pakistan - A suicide bomber rammed an explosive-laden truck into a bus carrying foreign nationals in Pakistan’s restive province ...

Indian state of Kerala ravaged by floods, landslides

KERALA, India - Dozens of people have been killed and thousands have been forced to evacuate as India’s southern state ...

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Cult director John Waters's supreme achievement will always be Pink Flamingos (1972), his deranged home movie that took the midnight movie circuit by storm with its trashy excess, low-brow aesthetic, and raunchy delight in whatever perversions Waters could dream up. ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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