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Nawaz Sharif's Wife Kulsoom Nawaz's Body Reaches Lahore, Funeral Tonight

Nawaz Sharif's Wife Kulsoom Nawaz's Body Reaches Lahore, Funeral Tonight Kulsoom's funeral prayers will be held at the Sharif Medical City in Jati Umra neighbourhood at 5 pm (local time) today. Nawaz Sharif and other Sharif family members excluding 68-year-old Kulsoom's two sons Hassan and Hussain Nawaz attended the prayers. [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump aide Manafort close to plea deal with Mueller

Ex-Trump aide Manafort close to plea deal with Mueller Spokesmen for special counsel Mueller and Manafort would not respond to requests for comment. Word of the agreement comes as Manafort's second trial was slated to begin later this month in federal court in Washington , D.C. "Such respect for a courageous man!" he added, contrasting him to his former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, who accused the president of ordering him to commit campaign fin... [Full Article...]

Sickening discovery in meal costs restaurant chain millions

Sickening discovery in meal costs restaurant chain millions Xiabu Xiabu's market value dropped to its lowest level in nearly a year as pictures of the dead rat being fished out of a broth were circulated on social media. Users of Chinese social media site Weibo reacted to the photos and video with disgust, with one person writing: "I feel like vomiting". On 11 September, the company's share price hit its lowest level since October past year. [Full Article...]

Cliff collapse on Greece's 'shipwreck beach' injures tourists

The video included below shows the moment the rock broke away from the cliff face, with what was described as some as being an "almighty cracking sound". Authorities were seeking to determine whether there were any people missing. While so far, no one has been found, they said they were continuing their search. [Full Article...]

Cardinal Wuerl to Discuss Resignation With Pope Francis

Cardinal Wuerl to Discuss Resignation With Pope Francis The Americans have called on Francis to launch a Vatican-led investigation into how Theodore McCarrick , a former U.S. cardinal, climbed the ranks, even as rumours swirled about his behaviour . The US church was also rocked by a grand jury report that said 300 priests in Pennsylvania had abused more than 1,000 children since the 1940s. [Full Article...]

China urges US to 'abandon prejudice' over Xinjiang

China urges US to 'abandon prejudice' over Xinjiang China yesterday urged the United States to abandon its "prejudice" over Xinjiang, as Washington considers sanctions against Chinese officials and companies linked to allegations of human rights abuses. Although Beijing has denied the allegations , Xinjiang authorities have acknowledged the existence of "political education camps" and "characterize them as correctional or rehabilitation facili... [Full Article...]

'Kick up the backside': schoolgirl slammed over anthem protest

'Kick up the backside': schoolgirl slammed over anthem protest In her only television interview to air on Channel 9 tonight, Harper Nielsen told 9NEWS she believed the anthem is disrespectful to indigenous Australians. "And I have never seen a nine-year-old or anyone around that age stage a political protest with the wording of the national anthem; this is clearly her parents' doing". [Full Article...]

Toll from eastern Afghan blast rises to 68

Toll from eastern Afghan blast rises to 68 The death toll from a suicide attack on Afghan protesters has soared to 68, officials said Wednesday, as violence flares across the country ahead of elections and Muharram. An Afghan wounded boy receives treatment at a hospital following multiple explosions in Jalalabad on September 11, 2018. A wave of violence across Afghanistan in recent weeks has claimed the lives of hundreds of civilians... [Full Article...]

Turkey urges global support for cease-fire in Syria's Idlib

Turkey urges global support for cease-fire in Syria's Idlib Russian Federation will brief the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday about the results of the Tehran summit it held with Iran and Turkey on the fate of Syria's Idlib province, diplomats said. The powerful allegations come at a time when President Donald Trump and officials in his administration continue to warn Assad of potential consequences for using chemical weapons or otherwise a... [Full Article...]

United States identifies two sets of Korean War remains, says Mattis

United States identifies two sets of Korean War remains, says Mattis The forensic teams have reportedly analyzed 23 of the 55 sets of remains, though some are more complete than others. Of those, around 5,300 American casualties are still believed to be in North Korea. "We noticed. within a few seconds of opening up the box, and pulling him out, that we think this individual is African American and tall and slender", Byrd said. [Full Article...]

Pence Blasts Behavior at SCOTUS Hearing: Kavanaugh 'Distinguished Himself' Democrats 'Embarrassed Themselves'

Pence Blasts Behavior at SCOTUS Hearing: Kavanaugh 'Distinguished Himself' Democrats 'Embarrassed Themselves' Wade and its progeny are the settled law of the land", the Weekly Standard reported . Other Democrat Senators joined Booker and encouraged their Republican colleagues to also expel them from the body for knowingly breaking Senate rules. [Full Article...]

Government expresses appreciation for support received during burial of Kofi Annan

Government expresses appreciation for support received during burial of Kofi Annan Annan was enthused about his Ghana Beyond Aid agenda. Old boys of Mfantsipim School in Cape Coast, where the former UN Secretary-General had his secondary education and completed in 1957 also brought a lot of emotions to the foyer of the Accra International Conference Centre. [Full Article...]

GCHQ's mass surveillance violates citizens' right to privacy, ECHR rules

GCHQ's mass surveillance violates citizens' right to privacy, ECHR rules The court's seven judges also voted 6-1 that Britain's regime for getting data from communications service providers also violated the human rights convention, including its provisions on privacy and on freedom of expression. Furthermore, it found the United Kingdom " was not in accordance with the law " over it's obtaining of communications data from service providers. [Full Article...]

Aung San Suu Kyi: Rohingya crisis 'could have been handled better'

Aung San Suu Kyi: Rohingya crisis 'could have been handled better' Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Hanoi on Thursday, Suu Kyi said the army's brutal crackdown on the Muslim minority - described by the United Nations as "genocide" - "could have been handled better". Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not attend the U.N. General Assembly in NY next week, media reported on Wednesday, amid growing calls for Myanmar's security forces to be hel... [Full Article...]

Bishop Michael Bransfield resigns; sexual harassment investigation launched

Bishop Michael Bransfield resigns; sexual harassment investigation launched Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops , has said he wants Francis to authorize a full-fledged Vatican investigation into the scandal of ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was removed as cardinal in July after a credible accusation he groped a teenager. [Full Article...]

United States fighters intercept Russian bomber near Alaska

United States fighters intercept Russian bomber near Alaska Tuesday, NORAD said in a statement Wednesday. "The Russian aircraft remained in worldwide airspace and at no time did the aircraft enter United States or Canadian sovereign airspace", NORAD said. Air Defense Identification Zone, which extends 200 miles off Alaska's coast. Air Force Gen. Terrence J. The Russian planes did not enter sovereign USA airspace on either of the previous two occasion... [Full Article...]

Several dead after auto ploughs into crowd in southern China

Several dead after auto ploughs into crowd in southern China Authorities have no yet given a motive and no official mention of terrorism has been made. Video footage from the scene on Chinese media shows people running out of a packed square. Occasionally, the attacks are attributed to militant separatists, though such incidents have become less common in recent years amid a stifling security crackdown. [Full Article...]

Novelist that wrote ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ charged with killing husband

Novelist that wrote ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ charged with killing husband Daniel Brophy was found mortally wounded on the floor of the Oregon Culinary Institute in Portland , where he taught. He was found bleeding to death by students entering the building on the morning of June 2, and passed away at the scene, according to KPTV-TV . [Full Article...]

6 dead in Bakersfield, Calif., mass shooting

6 dead in Bakersfield, Calif., mass shooting The gunman then went home and shot another two people before turning the gun on himself after a police standoff. But the gunman eventually tracked him down and killed him near Bear Mountain Sports , which is close to the trucking business. [Full Article...]

Trump Insults Puerto Rico Mayor Following Hurricane Maria Remarks

Trump Insults Puerto Rico Mayor Following Hurricane Maria Remarks The study accounted for Puerto Ricans who succumbed to the stifling heat and other aftereffects of the storm and had not been previously counted in official figures. The new report looks at how power outages and medical infrastructure also impacted lives and led to deaths on the stricken island. CBS News first reported the existence of the unused water pallets, showing images of them on the ru... [Full Article...]


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