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Admin October 25, 2016

Gunmen stormed a police training centre late Monday in Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province and detonated explosive vests, killing at least 48 police trainees, authorities said. Baluchistan’s top health official, Noorul Haq, said at least 116 people were wounded — mostly police trainees and some paramilitary troops. A security official put the death toll at 51. […]

Admin October 24, 2016

The Trump name is likely to be everywhere for the next 14 days, with one notable exception: it won’t be associated with any new hotels owned by the Republican presidential candidate’s eponymous company. Trump Hotels will use the brand name Scion for new projects targeted at young, urban travellers, the hotel chain said in a […]

Admin October 24, 2016

They began lining up outside the bunkers earmarked for registration in the dark hours before dawn. Hundreds of young men from Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia shivering in the cold, bundled up against it; they dragged big-checkered plastic bags behind them. The luckier ones had wheelie bags; their entire lives carried on their backs or dragged behind them. This […]

Admin October 24, 2016

Iraqi forces shelled Islamic State positions outside Mosul on Monday as fighting to retake the extremist-held city entered its second week and a rights group urged a probe into a suspected airstrike that hit a mosque, killing over a dozen civilians. The purported airstrike in northern Iraq struck the women’s section of a Shia mosque […]

Admin October 24, 2016

Hillary Clinton says she doesn’t “even think about responding” to Donald Trump anymore and would instead spend the final weeks on the road “emphasizing the importance of electing Democrats down the ballot.” The shifting political map has now freed her and her well-funded campaign to spend time and money helping other Democrats in competitive races to help them seize […]

Admin October 23, 2016

A tour bus crashed into the back of a semi-truck on a southern California highway before dawn on Sunday, killing 13 people and injuring 31, an NBC affiliate reported. Photographs from the scene showed the front of the tour bus wedged inside the back of the trailer, with emergency workers using metal ladders to reach […]

Admin October 23, 2016

Iraqi and Kurdish forces launched a new offensive Sunday on a town near Mosul as part of a massive operation aimed at retaking the country’s second largest city from the Islamic State group. The Kurdish forces, known as peshmerga, said they launched a dawn offensive on two fronts to the northeast of Mosul, near the […]

Admin October 23, 2016

Most inmates of a northern Haitian prison escaped on Saturday after killing a guard and stealing firearms, said authorities who launched a manhunt with support from UN peacekeepers for the 174 fugitives. Police set up checkpoints on roads leading from the prison and detained several people without identity cards, a Reuters witness said. However, the […]

Admin October 23, 2016

Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids’ toys bring the internet to its knees? It’s beginning to look that way. On Friday, epic cyberattacks crippled a major internet firm, repeatedly disrupting the availability of popular websites across North America and Europe such as Twitter, Netflix and PayPal.  The hacker group claiming responsibility says that […]

Admin October 22, 2016

Donald Trump on Saturday pledged post-election lawsuits against every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behaviour, and he charged Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic Party with orchestrating the allegations. “Every one of these liars will be sued once the election is over,” Trump said, adding, “I look so forward […]