• Islamic attack against Coptic Christians pilgrims kills at least 7 in Egypt
Islamic attack against Coptic Christians pilgrims kills at least 7 in Egypt

The gunmen killed seven people and wounded 14, all of whom are in the Sheikh Fadel hospital in Beni Mazar around 200 kilometrers (120 miles) south of Cairo , said Bishop Makarios of Minya. "I am mourning with deep sadness the martyrs who fell today at the hands of traitors who are trying to harm the tightly-knit fabric of the nation", Sisi said.

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  • Islamist radicals defy Imran, choke Pakistan over blasphemy acquittal
Islamist radicals defy Imran, choke Pakistan over blasphemy acquittal

Numerous nation's poor choose to send their children to Islamic schools that teach hardline political Islamism, a better option than no school at all, they argue. Knots of protesters from TLP blocked roughly 10 roads in the southern city of Karachi and others in eastern Lahore, Goer TV and other channels said.

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  • Backed Syrian Kurdish fighters on alert for Turkish attack
Backed Syrian Kurdish fighters on alert for Turkish attack

Turkey's state-run news agency says the Turkish military has shelled positions held by US -backed Kurdish fighters across the border east of the Euphrates River in Syria, killing four Kurdish fighters and wounding six others. In a sign that neither side wants the situation to escalate, Turkish and USA forces started joint patrols in rural area...

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  • Khashoggi murder: Turkey gives official details of Saudi writer's death
Khashoggi murder: Turkey gives official details of Saudi writer's death

He also demanded that the 18 suspects Saudi Arabia arrested over Khashoggi's killing be sent to Istanbul , the state-run Anadolu Agency reported . Saudi officials shifted their story last week after evidence from Turkey revealed that the killing was in fact premeditated. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sunday that he had met Saudi...

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  • 'Father of the Afghan Taliban' assassinated at his home
'Father of the Afghan Taliban' assassinated at his home

JUI-S's Peshawar president also confirmed Haq's death following an assassination attempt in Rawalpindi. Earlier, some reports suggested that gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on Samiul Haq's vehicle and sped away. Haq's sprawling Haqqani seminary taught many of Afghanistan's Taliban and thousands of other students a strict interpretation of Isla...

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  • Hillary Clinton Blasted For
Hillary Clinton Blasted For "Racist" Comment Saying All Blacks Look Alike

You need to watch the clip below (or read the transcript ) for the full flavor of what she says but I *think* her reference to 2020 has to do with whom she might endorse, not her own plans. But the point of it is, it's not a real thing". Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat and close ally of the Clintons , said Monday he's "confid...

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  • 13 killed after fist fight causes China bus to plunge into river
13 killed after fist fight causes China bus to plunge into river

A video retrieved from the black box of the bus shows a passenger scuffling with the driver just moments before the crash. Surveillance footage showed the bus veered across the lanes, hit a auto, demolished a section of Yangtze River No 2 bridge's barrier and plunged into the river, where the water is about 70 metres [230 feet] deep.

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  • Pompeo And Mnuchin Reimpose Iran Sanctions Lifted Under 2015 Nuke Deal
Pompeo And Mnuchin Reimpose Iran Sanctions Lifted Under 2015 Nuke Deal

Bolton said the administration understands that a number of countries, some close geographically to Iran which he visited last week, and others "may not be able to go all the way, all the way to zero immediately". These sanctions are a pressure tactic to constrain Iran's nuclear programme. One unresolved issue is whether the United States wil...

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  • Woman allegedly offered to make false claims about Mueller
Woman allegedly offered to make false claims about Mueller

After investigating, according to the political website Hill Reporter , the reporters each independently determined the allegations of misconduct and harassment were likely a hoax and that it was unclear if the woman had been offered money to make the claim.

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  • Budget 2018: ‘Philip Hammond’s announcements not made with students in mind’
Budget 2018: ‘Philip Hammond’s announcements not made with students in mind’

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a "digital services tax" which will apply only to technology giants that are profitable and generate at least £500 million a year in global revenues, which he hopes will raise £400 million. Unless the United Kingdom leaves the European Union in March 2019 without a deal, there must be a good chance that...

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  • Erdogan and bin Salman discuss Khashoggi's killing
Erdogan and bin Salman discuss Khashoggi's killing

The incident has severely dented the global reputation of the Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman. And so Erdogan finally took the stage to finally give "presidential" validation to some of the stories that the Turkish press has clung to in the last two weeks.

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  • New footage emerges of Leicester City’s owner’s helicopter crashing into the ground
New footage emerges of Leicester City’s owner’s helicopter crashing into the ground

Mechanical failure seemed unlikely as the helicopter was only two years old and Italian company Leonardo - which built it - said it was the "first ever accident" involving that type of chopper. I spent four-and-a-half years there. With mourners flocking to the stadium and the crash site cordoned off as investigators picked through the wreckage, L...

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  • 3 siblings struck, killed by truck at bus stop in Indiana
3 siblings struck, killed by truck at bus stop in Indiana

ISP says Lowe is in surgery for internal injuries and multiple broken bones. The children were standing on the opposite side of the road and had stepped out to cross to the bus when they were hit by the Toyota. She has been charged with three counts of reckless homicide and one count of passing a school bus with its safety arm extended and caus...

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  • Full text of Supreme Court’s judgement in Aasia Bibi case
Full text of Supreme Court’s judgement in Aasia Bibi case

Politicians who spoke out in her support were assassinated and the case drew fresh scrutiny of Pakistan's draconian blasphemy laws. Soon after, protests erupted across multiple cities on the call of Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan, a religio-political party headed by Khadim Hussain Rizvi .

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  • Eiffel Tower Goes Dark in Support of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims
Eiffel Tower Goes Dark in Support of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims

A community vigil was held Sunday afternoon for those killed and injured at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh . Poupko said Jewish people have always been targets of hate crimes, both in Canada and elsewhere, but he said they've never experienced anything like Saturday's mass shooting .

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  • Harry and Meghan meet mental-health workers in New Zealand
Harry and Meghan meet mental-health workers in New Zealand

Before the women's suffrage speech, during their first day in New Zealand, Meghan and Harry met with Māori elders. "Because, yes, women's suffrage is about feminism", she added, "but feminism is about fairness". What's on the menu for the couple is being kept under wraps, but Kelly said her business partner and chef had busy tinkering with mo...

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  • USA bomb suspect set for Florida court appearance
USA bomb suspect set for Florida court appearance

The Trump fanatic is suspected of sending at least 14 bombs to President Donald Trump's critics , including former president Barack Obama , Hillary Clinton , and CNN. "Though his views and political rhetoric seemed off-putting, people who knew him said he wasn't capable of violence". Steyer denounced Trump in a tweet later Sunday afternoon...

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  • Pittsburgh shooting: Suspect expressed hatred of Jews
Pittsburgh shooting: Suspect expressed hatred of Jews

The Twin Cities Jewish community is hosting a service of healing and support on Sunday afternoon, in the wake of Saturday's deadly attack on a synagogue in Pittsburgh. He said he would visit Pittsburgh, but did not say when. The brothers were from Squirrel Hill. Officials are not sure why the suspect attacked this particular place of worship.

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  • Voting underway for parliamentary elections in Kandahar province
Voting underway for parliamentary elections in Kandahar province

Kandahar residents will choose 11 candidates out of 111 parliamentary candidates Saturday, a week after the rest of the country voted . It had also cautioned teachers not to use schools as voting booths. The Monday morning suicide attack near election commission in Kabul , Afghanistan has claimed the life of one and injured 6 others, Kabul po...

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  • Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum targeted by second racist robocall
Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum targeted by second racist robocall

The FBI is investigating whether the city directed redevelopment funds at specific projects to favor friends and acquaintances. "Just hissing at me to call him out", he said . "I'm simply saying racists believe he's a racist". Corey (the lobbyist): "That would be epic!" Gillum said. "I wanted to correct him, y'all, but I didn't want to be petty.

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