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US, UK Soldiers Killed in Explosion in Syria Identified

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The agreement follows negotiations between the rebel group Jaish al-Islam, civic leaders and Russian Federation, said a BBC News report on Sunday. The top United Nations official in Syria, Ali Al-Za'tari, told the Dubai-based al-Arabiya TV in an interview aired Saturday that "Idlib can not take more people". Read More »

8 militants killed, one caught alive in three separate encounters in Kashmir

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They were killed during the pre-dawn operation. Security forces on duty in south Kashmir on Sunday. Earlier, an youth Rouf Bashir Khanday was killed during an overnight operation at Brunty Dialgam in Islamabad district. 31 among a mob that gathered at the encounter spot and pelted stones at the security forces in a bid to enable the terrorists escape were injured as the police fired pellet guns to chase away the miscreants. Read More »

Indian troops martyred eight youth in occupied Kashmir

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Two encounters broke out on Sunday morning, one each in Shopian's Dragad and Kachdoora villages. Security forces were still taking fire from gunmen in the village of Kachdora, where one soldier and three insurgents had been killed, local police chief Shesh Paul Vaid told AFP. Read More »

US, S. Korea begin low-key army drills amid diplomatic thaw

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Almost 12,000 USA troops will join around 300,000 South Korean soldiers for the joint exercises, the largest annual exercises between the two nations. Pyongyang added that such bilateral military drills could be a "source of catastrophe" for the Korean Peninsula. It's unclear if joint military drills this month or in April will complicate Trump's efforts to secure the denuclearization of North Korea, a goal he will discuss with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a summit in upcoming weeks. Read More »

David Friedman Denies Calling For Ouster Of Abbas

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Palestinians quickly fired back, with PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat slamming Friedman's statements as "irresponsible" and "solely guided to advance Israeli colonialism". Calling me names is not going to improve the situation of the Palestinians". US President Donald Trump, left, and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas pose for a photograph during a joint press conference at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017. Read More »

Netanyahu slams Erdogan over Gaza 'massacre' comment

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Netanyahu blasted Erdogan earlier on Sunday, saying that the Israeli military "will not be lectured by someone who for years is bombing civilian populations indiscriminately". A tense calm descended on Sunday on the border area, where hundreds of Palestinians, a fraction of the tens of thousands who initially turned out, remained in tent encampments along the fenced 40-mile border. Read More »

Man arrested following shooting incident

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The officer was treated at the hospital for a dislocated shoulder and then later released. At the time of the arrest, police said the 34-year-old Wallaceburg woman was also found with a syringe containing a suspected illegal narcotic. According to the affidavit, police told the suspects to leave the store and that they would be arrested if they didn't. An officer tried to tase him, but was unsuccessful. Read More »

High schools: Brian Rahilly resigns as Cascia Hall basketball coach

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Led the team in points, assists and steals and tied for the team lead in rebounds. In the title game, the Pioneers trailed 33-27 heading into the final eight minutes after going 0 for 10 from the floor in the third quarter. Cody opened the season in December at the Lovell Tournament. Mountaineers junior Charlie Gerhard was chosen to the ABC Second Team . "I think the transition is going to be as smooth as it can be", Wilmoth said. Read More »

Man, 25, critically injured by shark bite off Hawaii island beach

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Hawaii Fire Department Acting West Hawaii Battalion Chief Michael Grace confirmed earlier in the day that a man had been attacked by a shark in the area and was taken to North Hawaii Community Hospital via helicopter. There were no county lifeguards stationed at the beach, which was closed off after the attack, but private safety officials were present. Standard procedure is for beach closure signs to warn ocean goers for one mile on either side of the incident until noon the next day. Read More »

Spring storm packing heavy snow

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Highs will only be in the upper 30s and fall through the afternoon while it snows. Official yellow weather warnings for snow and heavy rain remain across much of the country from Sunday afternoon through to 4pm on Monday . The normal high at Islip is 52 and the normal low 36, according to Faye Morrone, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service at Upton. "Most spring flowers, daffodils and primroses for example are incredibly tolerant of bad weather despite their delicate ... Read More »

Toyota, Suzuki Partner in Indian Market

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Toyota will reveal more details on the schedule of the begining of supply, the number of supplied units, vehicle specifications and supply pricing at a later stage. In addition to that, the two firms are also considering a cooperative structure for introducing electric vehicles in the Indian market in around 2020. Read More »

Mailbag: Letters show anti-gun people unreasonable (March 10) For March 30

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We noted last week that a June, 2017 Pew Research study found that "solid majorities of both gun owners and non-owners" support limiting access to guns among those with mental illnesses or on federal no-fly or terrorist watch lists. "I attended the march because I believe there is a need for a change on how the gun industry is going about business". "I was very impressed by the people who were at all the marches registering voters, even telling seventeen year-olds how to register in ... Read More »

Tatum, Morris Lead Celtics To Win

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After looking destined for the second seed amid a rash of injuries just three weeks ago, the Celtics have reeled off six straight victories without Kyrie Irving (knee), Marcus Smart (thumb) and a revolving wheel of rotation players. "That's who we have to be and guys are committed to that". Things got heated in the final seconds when four technical fouls were assessed between the teams. Read More »

JK: Two encounters underway in Shopian

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The Shutdown call is for Sunday and Monday. On Thursday, militants killed a special police officer was killed and injured his wife in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir . "Seven bodies of terrorists and huge amount of weapons have been recovered in Dragad", Vaid said. GOC Chinar Corps and DGP are scheduled to address a press conference at Army's Victor Force Headquarters in Awantipora today afternoon. Read More »

Indore Building Collapse: Death Toll Mounts to 10

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The building of MS Hotel is situated in Chhoti Gwaltoli area, close to Sarvate Bus Stand. The condition of three of them is stated extremely critical at the MY Hospital. A lodge was also being operated in this building. The building was old and the collapse took place after a vehicle collided with a pillar put up on the front portion of the building. Read More »

Israel Says Firing on Palestinian Protesters Was Justified

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Ahead of the protests, the organizers vowed that there would be no violence. Hundreds were also injured on the Gaza border, the Palestinian side said . Smaller numbers approached within a few hundred metres of the heavily fortified border fence, with Israeli troops using tear gas and live fire to force them back. Read More »

Irish diplomat among 59 told to leave Russian Federation

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Earlier, a Kremlin spokesman said Russian President Vladimir Putin still favours mending ties with other countries. The US had ordered a similar number of diplomats from Russia to leave and the closure of one of the Russian consulates. "Irish staff do not engage in activities that are incompatible with their diplomatic status". The UK, which expelled 23 Russian diplomats in the wake of the poisoning, has been ordered to reduce its mission in Moscow to the size of the Russian delegation in ... Read More »

Who Is Red Velvet? North Korea Gets Taste of K-Pop Diplomacy

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President Moon attended a concert by North Korean singers in Seoul to mark the opening of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in February. He pledged to do all he can to have the culture and sports fields open the way for peace on the Korean Peninsula and inter-Korean reconciliation. Read More »

Communication with GSAT-6A lost

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Reports said GSAT-6A was one of India's biggest communication satellites with military applications. But the Indian space programme has also been blighted by failures, most recently in August past year when a mission to launch a backup navigation satellite suffered a major technical glitch. Read More »

MoS VK Singh to leave for Iraq today

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On March 20, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had told the Rajya Sabha that all the 39 Indians, who were missing in Iraq since 2014, had been killed by the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Mr. Singh is scheduled to fly to Amritsar on April 2, hand over the remains to families from Punjab and Himachal Pradesh and then will fly to Kolkata and later to Patna. Read More »

Israeli Drone Crashes in Southern Lebanon

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The drone was reportedly identified as a tactical surveillance UAV Skylark used by Israeli artillery troops. According to reports in Lebanon, the drone landed between the villages Baraachit and Beit Yahoun and was then destroyed by another drone, reportedly Israeli. Read More »

Russian governor resigns over deadly mall fire

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Technical, electrical and construction examinations would be conducted as part of the investigation, he said during the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin . When Tsivilyov dismissed the comments as "a PR stunt", Vostrikov shouted that he has lost his wife, sister and three daughters, aged 2, 5 and 7, in the fire. Read More »

Tom Watson calls on Labour official to quit NEC over anti-Semitism row

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Some 39 MPs and peers have since signed an open letter calling for Ms Shawcroft to be suspended from the National Executive Committee (NEC). "This whole row is being stirred up to attack Jeremy, as we all know". "I just make this appeal to him". "I am concerned that party disciplinary procedures are being used in the pursuit of partisan disputes in local parties, wasting a great deal of staff time in the process", she wrote. Read More »

Pueblo Police ask for help in identifying robbery suspect

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In Oakville, police have arrested two people they say assaulted police officers after being involved in a brazen robbery. The man had to go to the hospital for his injuries. Suspect 2: Black male, medium complexion, approximately 6'03, approximately 195 pounds, middle thirties, beard, wearing black trousers, a white/orange windbreaker, and black shoes. Read More »

China's hyped-up oil futures struggle on third day of trading

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Earlier this week Reuters also reported , citing its own sources, that China is now making moves to start paying for crude oil imports using the yuan, posing a potential challenge to the global dominance of the petrodollar. Markets for other commodities could follow , if the oil imports via the Chinese yuan are successful. The news of China's ideas coincided with the long-awaited trading of Chinese oil futures on the Shanghai Exchange this week, which is expected to become the third world ... Read More »

Three held over death of Dalit horse-owner in Gujarat

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A young farmer from India's lowest Dalit community has been beaten to death for owning a horse, which is seen as a symbol of power and wealth, police said on Saturday. When he did not return home till late yesterday night, we got anxious and started looking for him. "We found him lying dead on the road leading to our farm", victim's father Kalubhai Rathod told ANI. Read More »

Rochester Police Seize $100K Worth of Drugs

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He was ordered held without bail. Police then arrived and found a woman with multiple injuries to her arms, neck, lip and left eye. On March 26, Centerton's Swat team and detectives obtained a search warrant for the house. Langley is now in the Benton County jail on a $50,000 bond. Rodriguez was released with a pending court date. According to Jerome Police Chief Allen Muma, Mannino was a suspect for years based on local tips, but nothing could be substantiated by police. Read More »

IS member says hostage killings 'unfortunate'

He added that many in IS "would have disagreed" with the killings because the hostages were of more value as "political prisoners". He added they could have "no fair trial when I am "the Beatle" in the media". Although it was widely reported, officials have not confirmed or denied it was the case. One of them said the killings of captives was "regretable" and could have been avoided. Read More »

Russia to expel 60 US diplomats, close a US consulate: Lavrov

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Russian Federation has vehemently denied any role in the Salisbury attack. Yulia Skripal came out of critical care on Thursday. "I'm pleased to be able to report an improvement in the condition of Yulia Skripal", Christine Blanshard, medical director for Salisbury District Hospital, said in a statement . Read More »

India And Tibet Are Like Guru And Shishya, Says Dalai Lama

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The Union government and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party will be represented by important figures at the celebratory event at Dharamsala to mark the 60th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's arrival in India . No other country is referred by such name by the Tibetans. New Delhi has allowed the Dalai Lama to pursue his religious activities in India and to travel overseas. Read More »

Russian Federation retaliates by booting four Canadian diplomats

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British Ambassador Laurie Bristow was summoned again on Friday and told London had one month to cut its diplomatic contingent in Russia to the same size as the Russian mission in Britain. Russian Federation retaliated on Thursday with the same move, which the U.S. said was "expected" and warned it may take further action. In brief comments to reporters, U.S. Read More »

Ex-Students Allegedly Planned To Kill Hyderabad University Chief, Arrested

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East Godavari District Superintendent of Police Vishal Gunni said the two were acting under the direction of Maoist Party Central Committee member Chandranna and Telangana State Committee Secretary Haribhushan alias Yapa Narayana. The Naxal leader had promised Mishra that he would be a made an important cadre of the CPI (Maoist) if the VC was killed, the SP said. "HCU following the suicide by Rohith Vemula". Read More »