Friday, 23 June 2017

News

Woman killed while chasing her dog on motorway in Wales

WALES1

WALES: A woman has died after chasing her dog on to a busy motorway at rush hour. The 66-year-old, who had been driving a white Volkswagen Golf, was struck by a Ford Transit at about 6.15pm on Friday evening and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Officers from ...

Read More »

Pakistan awards death sentence to Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

Kulbhushan Jadhav

RAWALPINDI: Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested in Pakistan for espionage and sabotage activities, has been handed down death sentence by the military court, confirmed the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The man, named by the army as Kulbushan Sudhir Jadhav who also goes by the alias Hussein Mubarak Patel, ...

Read More »

Indian anchor reads report of husband’s death on live TV

Indian anchor

RAIPUR: An Indian television presenter has been praised for her calmness and bravery after reading out a breaking news report of a road accident which killed her husband. Supreet Kaur was presenting a news bulletin on the IBC-24 news channel in Chhattisgarh state on Saturday when a reporter phoned in ...

Read More »

Mayor Of London Sadiq Khan Offers Support To Stockholm

SADIQ KHAN

LONDON: The mayor of London, where five people were killed in a vehicle and knife attack last month, says the British capital “stands united with Stockholm” after Friday’s deadly truck crash. Sadiq Khan says it appears Sweden has “seen a despicable act of terrorism aimed at harming innocent people and ...

Read More »

Malala to be made youngest UN Messenger of Peace

malala 2

LONDON: Youngest Nobel Prize winner Pakistani Malala Yousafzai is to become the youngest messenger of peace for the United Nations, the organization’s chief said. Malala, who is 19, will be appointed by UN Secretary Atonio Guterres, and will help promote girls’ education around the world. Yousafzai came into prominence when ...

Read More »

2 drunk British Indians harass Air hostess on flight, arrested

arrest

LONDON: Two inebriated British nationals of Indian origin were arrested for allegedly harassing a 28-year-old air hostess on an Air India flight from London to Delhi. After a complaint was filed, both the accused, who are real estate agents were arrested and later got bail, police said. In a statement, ...

Read More »

Trump orders strikes on Syrian airfield

FILE PHOTO: A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is launched during a successful intercept test, in this undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency.  U.S. Department of Defense, Missile Defense Agency/Handout via Reuters/File Photo

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America’s “vital national security interest” against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Sharply escalating the US military role in Syria, two US warships ...

Read More »