Imran Khan trolled for turning Pakistan PM house into wedding venue Imran trolled for turning Pakistan PM house into wedding venue

Brigadier Waseem Iftikhar Cheema's daughter Anam Waseem's wedding was held at the Prime Minister's House on August 3


Iran president: If US wants talks, it must lift sanctions Iran president: If US wants talks, it must lift sanctions

Iranian state TV says President Hassan Rouhani made the comments during a meeting with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday


Cairo car bomb kills at least 20 outside hospital Cairo car bomb explosion: Death toll rises to 20

The blast occurs on a road running alongside the Nile River in an area outside Egypt’s National Cancer Institute


9 killed, several trapped after boulder falls on bus in Uttarakhand 9 killed after boulder falls on bus in Uttarakhand

Heavy rainfall in the state has led to landslide, waterlogging and traffic disruptions on the highway


Hiroshima marks 74th anniversary of atomic bombing Hiroshima marks 74th anniv of atomic bombing

The US attack on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, killed 140,000 people


Roadside bomb attack kills two Pakistani soldiers 2 soldiers killed in Pakistan bomb attack

The outlawed Tehrik-e-Taleban Pakistan (TTP) claims the attack in a statement sent to the local media on Monday


Quarter of world's population facing extreme water stress Quarter of world's population facing extreme water stress

The Middle East and North Africa are home to 12 of the most stressed countries, while India, which is ranked 13, has more than three times the population of the other 16 in its category combined


Article 370: India strips disputed Kashmir of special status India strips disputed Kashmir of special status

Article 370 is sensitive because it guarantees significant autonomy for the Muslim-majority state


Article 370: Kashmir in communication blackout Kashmir in communication blackout

Landlines, mobiles and internet, which were cut off on Sunday evening, are yet to be restored even as tens of thousands of troops patrol the streets


North Korea fires more missiles as South begins joint drill with US N Korea 'tests missiles' as South starts drill

It says they violate agreements reached with US President Donald Trump and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in


Afghan official: Policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 7 Policeman opens fire on colleagues, kills 7 in Afghanistan

The Taliban now effectively control about half the country and carry out near-daily attacks


UN chief Antonio Guterres asks India, Pakistan to exercise restraint UN chief Guterres asks India, Pakistan to exercise restraint

UN chief’s spokesperson Stephane Dujarric says, “We are following with concern the tense situation in the region... We urge all parties to exercise restraint”


47 dead, over 200,000 infected with dengue in Sri Lanka 47 die of dengue in Sri Lanka

Medical experts have urged people to seek immediate medical attention if they suffered from high fever, uncontrolled vomiting, abdominal pain and dizziness


6 Dead, 11 Injured in Delhi building fire 6 Dead, 11 Injured in Delhi building fire

Eight fire engines were rushed to the spot and the fire has been doused


Japan urged to sign UN nuke ban on Hiroshima anniversary Japan urged to sign UN nuke ban on Hiroshima anniversary

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led commemorations at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima as residents offered silent prayers, lit candles and placed wreathes to remember those killed in the August 6, 1945 bombing


N. Korea threatens more launches after fourth test in 12 days N. Korea threatens more launches after fourth test in 12 days

Pyongyang has always been infuriated by military exercises between the South and US, seeing them as rehearsals for invasion, but in the past it has tended to avoid carrying out missile tests while the war games were taking place


Ex-Kashmir chief ministers Mehbooba Mufti, Omar Abdullah Arrested India detains ex-Kashmir chief ministers Omar, Mehbooba

The Indian government earlier revokes the state's special status, provided under Article 370, via presidential order


5 wounded in Canadian nightclub shooting 5 wounded in Canadian nightclub shooting

No information on the suspect was immediately released


Syrian troops resume offensive on rebel stronghold in Idlib Syrian troops resume offensive on rebel stronghold in Idlib

State media and opposition activists had reported repeated violations of the truce by both sides since then


Unrest feared after India revokes Kashmir's special status Unrest feared after India revokes Kashmir's special status

Home Minister Amit Shah announces the revocation amid an uproar by opposition lawmakers in Parliament over the move


Monaco to decriminalise abortion, but no legalisation Monaco to decriminalise abortion, but no legalisation

Currently, abortion is allowed only in cases of rape, when the mother's health is at risk, or if the foetus has irreversible health defects


Bus crash in Bolivia leaves 14 dead, 21 injured Bus crash in Bolivia leaves 14 dead, 21 injured

Amongst the dead were 11 woman, according to Daniel Quelca, the health service co-ordinator for the Apolobamba region


Trump wants swifter executions for mass killers Trump wants swifter executions for mass killers

US President Donald Trump said he was ordering new laws Monday to ensure perpetrators of mass killings are swiftly executed


Trump calls for 'red flag' law on gun ownership Trump calls for 'red flag' law on gun ownership

The proposed law, first pitched by Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, would allow law enforcement agencies and relatives to temporarily take guns from people they suspect to be dangerous to themselves or others


Trump urges end to 'glorification of violence' Trump urges end to 'glorification of violence'

Trump suggested that mental illness more than the ready availability of guns was the main problem behind America's epidemic of gun violence


Putin urges new arms talks with US to avoid 'chaos' Putin urges new arms talks with US to avoid 'chaos'

Moscow and Washington tore up the Intermediate Range Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty on Friday, triggering fears of a new arms race


Syria resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire: monitor Syria resumes Idlib air strikes after scrapping ceasefire: monitor

Regime planes resumed strikes on Syria's Idlib Monday


Imran phones Malaysia’s Mahathir, discusses Kashmir tension Imran phones Malaysia’s Mahathir, discusses Kashmir tension

 Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Indian attempts to change the status of Kashmir…


At least 43 killed in air attack on Libya's southern Murzuq, says local official 'At least 43 killed in air attack on Libya's southern Murzuq'

Forces loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar confirm they were behind the raid, but deny hitting any civilians


Five things to know about Indian Kashmir's changed status Five things to know about Indian Kashmir's changed status

Here are five things to know about the unprecedented move


New Zealand government plans to ease abortion restrictions New Zealand government plans to ease abortion restrictions

New Zealand's government announced Monday that it plans changes to the country's abortion laws…


‘Deceit and stealth,’ says Omar Abdullah on move to scrap Article 370 ‘Deceit and stealth,’ says Omar Abdullah on move to scrap Article 370

The National Conference leader, who recently met the PM to discuss the issue added that the move was unilateral, illegal and unconstitutional and will be challenged by the National Conference


Pakistan strongly condemns India's step to scrap Kashmir special status Pakistan condemns India's step to scrap Kashmir special status

The Pakistani foreign ministry says Pakistan will exercise all possible options to counter the illegal steps of India in abolishing Kashmir's special status

 

 


‘Darkest day... catastrophic’: Mehbooba Mufti on Article 370 abrogation proposal ‘Darkest day... catastrophic’: Mehbooba Mufti

The moving of resolution on Article 370 in Parliament followed intense speculation for the past two weeks about a ‘big decision’ on Kashmir

 


India abolishes Kashmir special status with rush decree India abolishes Kashmir special status with rush decree

Since Article 370 (1) (d) of the Constitution was issued under Presidential Order, the President can make certain 'exceptions and modifications' to the Constitution for the benefit of 'State subjects' of Jammu and Kashmir


Iranian fighter jet crashes near Persian Gulf

Iranian fighter jet crashes near Persian Gulf

The semi-official Fars news agency says seven crew members are detained when the ship was seized late Wednesday


Two South Africans killed in plane crash in Tanzania: official

Two South Africans killed in plane crash in Tanzania: official

The TCAA statement identified the victims as Desmond Roy Werner and Werner Fredrick Froneman


Erdogan says Turkey will start operation east of Euphrates in Syria

Erdogan says Turkey will start operation east of Euphrates in Syria

Turkey will move to establish the safe zone on its own in case the talks with the U.S. fail, Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said on Friday


19 killed in horror Cairo car crash 19 killed in horror Cairo car crash

Huge explosion caused by speeding vehicle travelling on wrong side of road near hospital

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