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IS chief Baghdadi dead or not? No confirmation from US yet

The United States has still not released any statement confirming the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was on Tuesday reported to have been killed in an American airstrike in Syria's Raqqa...


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How Omar Mateen beacame gunman of Orlando

The deadly mass shooting at Orlando nightclub, which led to the death of 50 people, is the worst mass shooting in the history of the US after the 9/11 tragedy. This act of violence was reportedly carried out by 29-year...


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Orlando nightclub shooting: Gunman dead, mass casualties feared

A gunman opened fire at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, injuring several people, police said. The alleged shooter is now confirmed dead by the police. Witnesses saw chaos outside the south Orlando...


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Teen injured after shark attack at North Carolina beach

In a new incident of shark attack, a teen in North Carolina on Saturday was injured after he was bitten by a shark, authorities said. However, the injuries suffered by the 18-year-old in the shark attack are said...


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Elizabeth Warren meets Clinton, sparks VP speculation

Hillary Clinton had a meeting with Elizabeth Warren on Friday, said two Democrats. The private meeting took place soon after the presumptive Democratic nominee received endorsement from the Massachusetts...


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Hillary Clinton wins 'Democratic nomination'

Securing her place in history, Hillary Clinton is set to become the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major U.S. political party, getting commitments on Monday from the number of delegates needed to win...


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UCLA gunman Mainak Sarkar killed estranged wife before campus attack

Mainak Sarkar, the former University of California, Los Angeles, graduate student who shot dead a professor at the school then killed himself started his killing spree by murdering his estranged wife at her Minnesota home.


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In Hiroshima, Obama calls for a world without nuclear weapons

On Friday, US President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima in Japan to honor the memory of the victims of the world's first deployed atomic bomb. Obama wrote in the Hiroshima Peace Park guest book, "We have known the...


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Pilot dead after vintage WWII plane crashes in Hudson River

On Friday, the pilot of a vintage World War II plane was killed after the small aircraft crashed into the Hudson River, officials and eyewitnesses said. Officials said the P-47 Thunderbolt fighter - a single...


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TSA replaces security chief following criticism over hefty bonus

Washington: The US Transportation Security Administration has replaced head of security, Kelly Hoggan, amid controversy over a huge bonus of $90,000 that he was paid when airport security lines were growing, a...


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Seven dead after volcano erupts in Indonesia

At least seven people were killed after a volcano erupted in western Indonesia on Sunday. Reports claim that two people are in critical condition. Mount Sinabung, a volcano in North Sumatra province of Indonesia...


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EgyptAir crash: Flight data reveals smoke alerts before crash

New clues have appeared about the ill-fated EgyptAir Flight 804 on Friday, but the investigators are still to figure out what caused the plane to crash in the Mediterranean Sea. Reports say that according...


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US Secret Service agent shoots armed man outside White House

Washington: A United States Secret Service agent on Friday shot a man outside White House leaving him critically injured. Law enforcement officials said that many tourists were ushered away from the area as police...


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EgyptAir's Paris-to-Cairo flight goes missing with 66 on board

An EgyptAir plane flying to Cairo from Paris with 66 people on board lost communication with radar Thursday morning. The airline issued a statement which says Flight MS804, operating an Airbus A320, took off from Charles...


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Donald Trump to Megyn Kelly: If I lose, campaign was 'complete waste of time'

Washington: Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly finally sat down one-on-one after months of build-up. The billionaire businessman welcomed Kelly into Trump Tower for the...


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Bernie Sanders takes Oregon, Hillary Clinton set to win Kentucky

Washington: Hillary Clinton seems set to defeat her main rival Bernie Sanders in Kentucky's Democratic primary Tuesday, CNN projected. Clinton managed to take the state by half a percentage point with almost...


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Islamic State claims responsibility for latest Baghdad attacks killing 71

Dreaded terror outfit Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the latest string of deadly terror attacks in Iraq. At least 71 people were killed and several got injured in attacks including suicide bombings in...


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Two dead in Oklahoma after tornadoes hit Great Plains

At least two people have been reported dead in Oklahoma on Monday after tornadoes hit the Great Plains, destroying many homes and overturning vehicles. Officials in Garvin County, south of Oklahoma City, said a man died...


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Paul Ryan will skip chairing Republican convetion if Donald Trump asks

Washington: On Monday, US House Speaker Paul Ryan said that he would skip chairing the Republican National Convention if GOP presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump asks him to do so.


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Ocupying Oval Office is not a reality show, Obama tells Trump

Washington: Launching a sharp attack on outspoken Republican candidate Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama said on Friday that occupying the Oval Office "is not a reality show."


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Sadiq Khan elected London mayor, after heated campaign

Labour Party politician Sadiq Khan, a practicing Muslim, created history by getting elected the first Muslim mayor of London. Khan's election is being viewed as a political landmark in the Western world.


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Indiana Primary Results: Donald Trump presumptive GOP nominee; Sanders beats

Donald Trump is set to earn the Republican presidential nomination after registering a decisive victory in the Indiana primary and Ted Cruz's decision to abandon the campaign for the White House.


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Indiana Primaries: Trump looks for knockout blow against Cruz

Voters are set to cast their vote in Indiana's presidential primaries Tuesday, with Republican frontrunner Donald Trump hoping to race ahead of his rivals for the Republican nomination.


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Pakistan warns it will get F-16s from elsewhere if US doesn't arrange funding

Pakistan will get F-16 fighter jets from elsewhere if the US does not arrange funding for the sale, Sartaj Aziz, the prime minister's adviser on foreign affairs, warned the US as both countries lock horns over...


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Colorado Woman Sentenced To 100-Year Prison term for Cutting Baby From Womb

A Colorado woman, convicted of cutting an unborn baby from its mother's womb, was sentenced on Friday to 100 years in prison. Dynel Lane, 36, attacked Michelle Wilkins, who was seven months pregnant and had responded to...


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7 dead, 121 injured as building collapses in Nairobi

Seven people were killed and 121 others were injured in the collapse of a residential building in Nairobi during heavy rains, according to Kenyan officials.


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Norway oil-rig helicopter crash: All 13 on board killed

A helicopter transporting Statoil workers crashed off the coast of western Norway on Friday, likely killing all 13 people on board, according to rescue services.


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Shut shop in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, India to China

India has officially asked China to halt the construction activities on the other side of Line of Control (LoC) in the Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK).


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Donald Trump, Lays Out Foreign Policy, Promises Coherence

A day after declaring himself the "presumptive nominee," Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump laid out his international agenda in a serious address. He vowed to mend ties with Russia, pledged a major military...


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Pakistan Could Use F-16s Against India': Rethink Sale, US Lawmakers To Obama

Top US lawmakers have reportedly urged the Barack Obama administration to reconsider its decision to sell F-16 Fighting Falcon to Pakistan, as the latter could use the fighter planes against India and not to...


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