Trump to release JFK files, subject to ‘further information’
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the...
Huddersfield stun Manchester United
Manchester United suffered their first defeat of the season with a shock 2-1 loss at promoted Huddersfield Town on...
iPhone X being sued before release over ‘animoji’ feature
A Japanese software company is suing Apple in a US court over the trademark for the term “animoji”, alleging...
Trump to release JFK files, subject to ‘further information’
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that, subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy due for release next week. Politico magazine earlier quoted Trump administration and other US government officials... Read more
Titanic victim’s letter sells for record 126,000 pound
A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from the doomed liner. The letter is one of the last known to have survived the sinking and... Read more
35 Egyptian police, troops die in clashes with militants: sources
At least 35 Egyptian troops and police officers were killed in clashes with militants in the Bahariya oasis in the country´s Western Desert on Friday, security and medical sources said. An interior ministry statement confirmed the incident and said some of the attackers had died, without giving any figures... Read more
Several injured in Munich knife attack: police
Several people were injured Saturday morning in the southern German city of Munich by a man wielding a knife who fled the scene, said police, adding possible motives were unknown. A man “injured several people with a knife” in the centre of Munich and “is still on the run”,... Read more
G7, tech giants agree on plan to block extremist content online
G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the dissemination of Islamist extremism over the internet. “These are the first steps towards a great alliance in the name of freedom,” Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti said after a two-day... Read more
North Korea warns threats a ‘big miscalculation’ in letter to Australia lawmakers
North Korea has sent a letter to Australia’s parliament, warning it is a nuclear power and will not be cowed by US President Donald Trump’s threats to destroy it, according to a copy of the letter published in an Australian newspaper on Friday. “If Trump thinks that he would... Read more
Dozens killed as Taliban launch fresh assaults on Afghan bases
Militants launched two separate attacks on Afghan security installations killing dozens of soldiers Thursday, the latest in a series of devastating assaults this week that have left more than 120 people dead and underscored spiralling insecurity. At least 43 Afghan soldiers were killed and nine wounded in a Taliban-claimed... Read more
Texas set to execute serial killer
Texas was set Wednesday to execute a confessed serial killer who raped, tortured and murdered three girls and a young woman in the 1980s and 90s. Anthony Shore’s oldest murder victim was 20 and the youngest was nine when they were killed between 1986 and 1995 in Houston. He... Read more
Afghan twin blasts: Toll mounts to 80: officials
The death toll from two suicide and gun attacks on Afghan security forces in southeast Afghanistan has risen to 80 with nearly 300 wounded, officials said Wednesday, in the bloodiest day in the country in almost five months. The deadliest of Tuesday’s assaults was on a police compound in... Read more
About 400 IS fighters recently surrendered in Raqa: US
About 400 Islamic State members – including foreign fighters — have in recent weeks surrendered to US-backed forces in the jihadists’ former Syrian stronghold Raqa, a US military official said Tuesday. Colonel Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the US-led coalition helping train and equip local forces in Syria and... Read more
Suicide bombers, gunmen kill 47 in attacks on Afghan security forces
Two separate suicide and gun attacks on government forces in Afghanistan left nearly 50 dead and more than 200 wounded, officials said Tuesday, the latest devastating assault on beleaguered security forces. The Taliban claimed the most deadly of the two assaults, a coordinated attack on police in the southeast... Read more
Pakistan elected to UN Human Rights Council for fourth time
Pakistan on Monday won a key election by securing a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council when the General Assembly elected 15 countries to serve on the 47-member body. “This victory is a ringing endorsement of Pakistan’s strong commitment to human rights,” an elated Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s... Read more
No negotiations with ‘hostile’ US: North Korean envoy
North Korea has told the United Nations that it will never negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the United States reverses its “hostile” policy towards it. Speaking in the General Assembly ‘s First Committee, which deals with disarmament issues, North Korean Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In Ryong... Read more
India, Russia to hold first ‘tri-service’ war games
India and Russia will hold large-scale military exercises engaging their armies, navies and air forces for the first time, the defence ministry in New Delhi said Monday. The two countries have held annual naval exercises since 2003 but this is the first occasion that both will combine all military... Read more