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Pakistan to host Windies for next five years from 2018

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The news will be a big boost to the return of global cricket in Pakistan on a consistent basis after successfully hosted World XI in a three match series and Sri Lanka in a solitary T20I game earlier. "So I am hopeful that this ends the whole speculation around cricket in Pakistan". The West Indies was due to visit Pakistan this month, but Sethi said heavy smog in Lahore made organization hard. Read More »

Our Defence Affairs Are Not Negotiable: Iran FM to Macron

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He raised the prospect of possible sanctions with regard to those activities. "We have told French officials repeatedly that the nuclear deal is not negotiable and other issues will not be allowed to be added to it". Tehran says it has no plans to build nuclear-capable missiles and the missile programme is for defence purposes. The National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the Majlis, the Iranian parliament, also responded to the French President. Read More »

Penn State vs. Rutgers Insider

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Worst call: Rutgers coach Chris Ash made a decision to run out the final 1:13 of the first half rather than have quarterback Giovanni Rescigno attempt a deep pass. The Penn State defense limited the Scarlet Knights after its team trailed 6-0. But quarterback Trace McSorley countered that by capping a four-play scoring drive with a 20-yard touchdown, then threw for a score to DaeSean Hamilton. Read More »

Israel says downed Syrian spy drone over Golan Heights

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However, the internationally acceptable positioning, albeit temporary, would mean regional conflict between Iraq, Israel and Turkey, all of which are getting ready for the "post-ceasefire" stage.Recently published satellite maps show that Iran is building a series of small military bases, extending from the southern suburbs of Damascus to the Golan, apart from the military compounds built by Lebanese Hezbollah in its positions in other areas inside Syria. Read More »

Protesters tag Trump, Duterte as 'fascists'

Since coming to office 16 months ago, the firebrand leader has been conciliatory to Beijing, despite a ruling by an global arbitration court favoring the Philippines in its territorial dispute with China. "Trump is the CEO of the imperialist government of the USA, said 18-year-old student Alexis Danday after the protesters were scattered". With China's provocative actions in the South China Sea, Roque said the issue is expected to be discussed by the two leaders. Read More »

At least 16 dead after boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh

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Officials said 41 passengers, including 31 members of Ongole Wakers Club, were present in the boat when it overturned. He announced Rs 8 lakh compensation each to the families of the deceased. Some of the survivors complained that the police that the boat was shaking right from moment it started from Bhavani Island. However, locals allege that many boats do not have sufficient number of life jackets and carry more passengers than their sanctioned capacity. Read More »

Trump sarcastically responds to Kim Jong Un insults

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The president's remarks in a wide-ranging talk with reporters on Air Force One en route to Hanoi on Saturday and in his Sunday morning tweets have sharply punctured the careful messaging he and his aides had sought to deliver on a five-nation, 12-day trip through Asia. Read More »

Saudi Arabia launches military strikes on Yemeni capital

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It is noted that the strikes were aimed at the Ministry of defense of Yemen. The coalition has intensified air strikes in Yemen since the Houthis fired a ballistic missile at the Saudi capital, Riyadh, a week ago. The United Nations had warned that a total blockade could cause a starvation that could kill millions in Yemen, where 2-1/2 years of war has killed at least 10,000 people and unleashed starvation and disease in the already impoverished country. Read More »

Duterte says he has killed someone at 16

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He told the crowd: "I will slap her in front of you. Why?" Because you are insulting me. Why? Putin said it was "great pleasure" to meet Duterte again, recalling that the Philippine President was forced to cut short his visit to Russian Federation due to terror attack in his country. Read More »

Talk of independent Kashmir wrong: Farooq Abdullah

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He rejected the NC leader and three-time Chief Minister's statement before media earlier during the day as "absurd and non-serious" and said that he always issues controversial statements. "The Indian government must also hold talks with Pakistan government because a part of Kashmir is also with them", he said. All three of them have atom bombs. Read More »

Air pollution: NGT to examine odd-even scheme

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Delhi government made a decision to bring back odd-even vehicle rationing system in order to curb Delhi pollution which has risen to alarming levels in the past few days. The exemptions were given to women , two-wheelers, vehicles carrying children in school uniforms and VVIPs. The much anticipated odd-even traffic plan announced for next week was on and off within a few hours on Saturday. Read More »

Parade, festival held at Civic Center Park for Veterans Day

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OLD ORCHARD BEACH: A flag ceremony will be held at Veterans Memorial Park at 11:11 a.m, hosted by the Old Orchard Beach Memorial Park Committee, with music by the Don Campbell Band. Post Office and travel west on Houston Street to San Saba and end at Milam Park. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m.in the cemetery's gazebo. City officials, military leaders and other dignitaries will be in attendance. Read More »

Veterans Day a day to honor those who served

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For that reason, November 11, 1918, is generally regarded as the end of "the war to end all wars". One day isn't enough. The holiday has endured just as mankind's penchant for armed conflict has endured through World War II, wars in Korea and Vietnam, and wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, with lesser conflicts scattered about. Read More »

Supreme Court refuses to ban 'Padmavati' release

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Joining the ongoing controversy over the film, Swamy on Friday asserted that it should be enquired if there is worldwide conspiracy behind it. Both Bhansali and the film's team has dismissed these rumours. The matter was heard by a Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices DY Chandrachud and AM Khanwilkar . Till the expert group returned a finding on the allegations, the petitioner also sought a stay on the release of the film, which is scheduled for December 1. Read More »

Iraqi military launch offensive on last Islamic State stronghold

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Two Iraqi infantry divisions and Sunni tribal forces are carrying out the operation in Anbar province. "ISIL fully recaptured Albu Kamal, and regime forces and allied militia are now between one to two kilometres from the city limits", Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said on Saturday. Read More »

Boston shatters 116-year cold weather record

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The tri-state will be hit with a numbingly cold blast of Arctic air starting Friday, sending temperatures plummeting into record-low territory in and around the city, Storm Team 4 says. The forecast calls for 50 degrees on Monday, setting off eight straight days with high temps of at least 50, AccuWeather said. The average low temperatures this time of the year is 36°. Read More »

Three US carriers lead naval drill aimed at N. Korea

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South Korea's military announced Friday it will kick off a rare combined exercise with three US aircraft carriers near the peninsula this weekend aimed at demonstrating the allies' firm defense posture against North Korean threats. President Donald Trump is on an Asian tour and presenting a united front with regional leaders. Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Da Nang, Vietnam, Nov. Read More »

Melania and Donald Trump appear to not hold hands in China

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Having thanked the kids for the performance, the First Lady presented them with stuffed American bald eagle toys. After the ceremony, Mrs. Trump and Madame Peng toured Banchang Primary School to participate in a variety of classes, including Peking opera, astronomy, fashion and design, calligraphy, cooking, and Chinese architecture. Read More »

Supreme Court dismisses petition against release of Padmavati

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Protests against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati spread to eastern Rajasthan on Thursday where people from different communities came to oppose the film's release as they fear that the film might distort history. "Has the Censor Board certified the film", the Bench, which also comprised Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud , asked from the counsel for the petitioners. Read More »

Garth Brooks admits to lip-syncing CMA performance

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Brooks and his music didn't seem to be in sync - because they weren't. "We're family", Brooks told the crowd at the Bridgestone Arena, reiterating an idea the show's host, Carrie Underwood, had laid out at the beginning of the three-hour production. Read More »

Veterans Day Observances Planned In Northwest Iowa

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The Clare County Veterans Service will also host another Veterans Day Program at the Harrison High School on Monday, November 13 at 1 p.m. There will be a soup, bake and craft sale with vendors at the Beech Creek-Blanchard Fire Company Social Hall from 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Read More »

Mueller probing alleged Flynn plot to extradite Turkish cleric

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The Wall Street Journal reported that the alleged plan being investigated would have paid Flynn and his son Michael Flynn Jr . up to $15 million for delivering Fethullah Gulen to the Turkish government. Both US media outlets also reported that Mr Flynn and the meeting participants discussed a way to free Turkish-Iranian gold trader Reza Zarrab, who is in a US jail over charges that he evaded US sanctions on Iran. Read More »

Israeli anti-corruption police question Netanyahu for fifth time

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The first case involves Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan, who was allegedly asked to purchase luxury items for Netanyahu and his wife. However, Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing, reports IANS. India too needs watch out, feel commentators, as Israel is among the largest arms supplier to the country. Officials with the police and Netanyahu s office declined to comment to Reuters on their visit, but Israel media, without citing sources, widely reported he was being questioned again. Read More »

Vehicle Strikes 3 Students Outside High School in France

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According to the same source, the driver was 28-year-old. A 23-year-old is more seriously injured, a young man and another girl, aged 22 and 23, have lighter injuries. He was known to the police but not to terrorist affairs. "We thought there was an accident because when we got off the campus there were a lot of police cars around". Read More »

White House urges Moore to leave Senate race if sex allegations true

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Several religious scholars objected to Zeigler's use of the Bible to defend Moore. "Our children and grandchildren's futures are on the line". He sent an email denying the allegations and tweeted that he would "never give up". Senate Republican majority leader Mitch McConnell has called on Moore to step aside in the Alabama Senate race if the allegations are true. "McConnell has any say so in this". Read More »

Huge IT Raids on Jaya, Sasi & Dinakaran properties

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Nanjil Sampath, senior MLA close to Dinakaran said the raids were not surprising at all. However, Income Tax department denied that the raids have anything to do with politics. The operations of the media house has been controlled by the members of the Sasikala family for many years now. Raids are also being conducted on Vivek the director of Jaya TV . Read More »