Clinton's bodyguards should disarm, says Trump

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 08:40

Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that the Secret Service agents who guard his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton should disarm to "see what happens to her" without their protection.


Toll rises to 28 in Pakistan mosque suicide blast

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 07:46

Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The death toll has gone up to 28 in Pakistan's Mohmand Agency after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque during Friday prayers, authorities said.


US pays $1.3mn to family of Italian hostage killed by drone strike

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 06:56

Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) The US has given a "donation" of $1.32 million to the family of Giovanni Lo Porto, the Italian aid worker killed in January 2015 by a US drone strike. Documents detailing the condolence payment also confirmed the attack took place in Pakistan.


Michelle Obama calls out 'birtherism' at campaign stop for Clinton

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 03:32

Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama took sharp aim on Friday at those who questioned her husband's eligibility for office, arguing a potential commander in chief should set a better example for the country's children.


IS 'information minister' killed by airstrike in Syria: Pentagon

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 03:12

Pentagon, Sep 17 (IANS) A senior Islamic State leader who, as the extreme group's "minister of information," oversaw the group's production of torture and execution videos, has been killed in an airstrike in Syria, Pentagon said on Friday.


Saddam's daughter to stand for Iraqi Parliament

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 22:25

Baghdad, Sep 16 (IANS/AKI) The eldest daughter of late Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein intends to launch a new tribal coalition to run in the country's 2018 national elections, media outlets reported on Friday.


Dhaka streets bloodied with Eid sacrifice could pose health hazard

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 19:06

Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Doctors and health professionals are concerned about a probable disease outbreak in Dhaka following the hours-long flooding of streets with rainwater mixed with the blood of more than a million sacrificed animals on the day of Eid-ul-Azha.


India to raise issue of terrorism at NAM: Ansari

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 18:14

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Friday said India will raise the issue of terrorism during the upcoming NAM Summit, being held in Venezuela, as peace is required for development.


16 killed in Pakistan mosque suicide attack

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 17:02

Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 16 persons were killed when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque in Pakistan's Mohmand Agency during Friday prayers.


Trump campaign acknowledges Obama was born in US

Fri, 09/16/2016 - 16:54

Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign has acknowledged that President Barack Obama was born in the US, media reported.