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'Narrator of IS video featuring Dhaka attackers is Tahmid Safi'

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The Dhaka Metropolitan Police on Monday said that the narrator of the Islamic State video is Tahmid Rahman Safi, son of former Election Commissioner and Home Secretary late Safiur Rahman. Karim and Khan were among 32 survivors rescued by police and taken into custody for questioning. "I'm extremely relieved. I'm glad he's out and he's safe". Read More »

Taliban kill police chief in southern Helmand province

The Taliban fighters entered Kunduz on October 3 after attacking the city from four sides, triggering heavy fighting with government forces. Their white flag could also be seen hanging from the main roundabout, which appeared to be devoid of security forces who usually man police check posts in the area. Read More »

Retreat, trade activities normal at Wagah-Attari border

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The BSF cancelled the ceremony at the request of Pakistan. Over 20,000 people gather every day to witness the synchronized drill on both sides of the Radcliffe Line. He also shook his fist aggressively at the Indian soldier while the Pakistani spectators chanted pro-Pakistani slogans. Then a Pakistani Sikh soldier shook hands with his Indian counterpart; the soldier also shook his fist aggressively at the Indian soldier as the Pakistani crowd clapped in approval. Read More »

Life normal in Pakistani Kashmir, but tense on Indian side

The Indian Army on Wednesday said that it conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) in response to the terrorist attack at Uri sector. Meanwhile, jihadi ideologues, which have long aimed to provoke armed military conflict between India and Pakistan, will welcome the dilution of Indian restraint, placing in their hands the triggers for inter-state tension and conflict. Read More »

Americans take 3-point lead at Ryder Cup

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That left the holders trailing the Americans 9-1/2 to 6-1/2 heading into Sunday's 12 singles matches and needing a comeback similar to the "Miracle of Medinah" in 2012 to claim an unprecedented fourth straight win. McIlroy and Pieters, though, seemed to thrive on the noise, making six birdies in 16 holes in alternate shot in the morning to beat Fowler and Mickelson. Read More »

Sharif raising Kashmir with all leaders amid isolation fears

India putting unacceptable conditions on dialogue: Nawaz Sharif was posted in National of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on September 21, 2016 and was last updated on September 21, 2016. A report in Pakistani daily Dawn had said "Li had assured that China would continue to support Pakistan's stance on Kashmir". On Sunday Home Minister Rajnath Singh accused Pakistan of "continued and direct support to terrorism and terrorist groups" and called for it to be ... Read More »

Five killed as massive typhoon hits eastern China and Taiwan

Typhoon Megi killed at least four people and injured many others, Hualien, eastern Taiwan, September 27, 2016. At least 167 people were injured, including seven Japanese tourists and a local guide when their bus was bowled over by winds on a highway in central Taiwan, according to the island's fire agency. Read More »

Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian anti-Mafia police

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Axel Rüger, the director of the Van Gogh Museum, thanked the organizations that helped find the paintings. They have just been identified by the curator of the Van Gogh Museum . View of the Sea at Scheveningen is one of Van Gogh's early paintings and depicts the beach resort close to The Hague. The thick textured brushstrokes, a signature of Van Gogh, still contain the tiny grains of sand that blew onto the canvas that day. Read More »

Centre of Whitehorse shuts down for royals

Middleton looked stunning in a fitted, double-breasted CH Carolina Herrera red coat with a Peter Pan collar, pairing the look with dark pumps and holding on to a matching tartan scarf. Prince William and Kate will spend the fifth day of their Canadian tour taking in the wild beauty of Yukon. In Whitehorse, the couple watched First Nations dancers, sent a telegraph to the Internet and met young artists. Read More »

Rashford and Glen Johnson recalled as Southgate names England squad

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Southgate, who has agreed to take charge of the next four games, has named a 23-man squad with Malta the visitors to Wembley on Saturday with England facing Slovenia in Ljubljana on 11 October. Both players have worked with Southgate at U21 level. Lingard has also been a lively performer for United and, although he has yet to win his first senior cap, he is not an entirely new face having been called up by Roy Hodgson for a 2015 friendly against France. Read More »

Israeli leaders lay wreaths on Peres' casket

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Rising quickly through Labor Party ranks, he became a top aide to Ben-Gurion, Israel's first prime minister and a man Peres once called "the greatest Jew of our time". "It is our hope that the resilience and strength that the People of Israel have always demonstrated during challenging circumstances will be brought to bear during this hard period of national mourning", the President expressed with deep regrets. Read More »

Ogier extends lead at Tour of Corsica

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Ogier stamped his authority on the rally by claiming a clean sweep of speed test wins in Friday's opening leg. "The championship smells quite good for us". Mikkelsen was one of many to struggle with overheating tyres and brakes in the high temperatures, but the Norwegian eased to his first podium since winning in Poland in July. Read More »

Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions

However, both sides occasionally accuse each of ceasefire violations. Addressing a function held to unveil the statue of local hero Veer Chandra Singh Garhwali, Parrikar said that Pakistan had been stunned into silence after the surgical strikes and was in a comatose state. Read More »

Fatal police shooting in Los Angeles sparks small protest

Los Angeles police said officers withheld fire Sunday, when a man with apparent mental issues aimed what looked like a gun at them during a standoff in West Los Angeles. "We don't want to see a cover-up". Family members stated that Snell was killed outside his home and a crowd soon developed. According to CNN , the LAPD police chief and LAPD board of commissioners will determine whether the officer who shot Snell "complied with department procedures"; The Los Angeles District Attorney will ... Read More »

Caribbean Prepares to Be Slammed by Hurricane Matthew

Although weather models show just the outskirts of Matthew just scraping the southern part of Florida, Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami, urged Floridians to prepare and buy supplies. Everyone remaining behind was being told to take shelter, said Julie Ann Ripley, a spokeswoman for the base. There are about 5,500 people living on the base, including 61 men held at the detention center. Read More »

Pakistan says India will 'disintegrate' when Kashmir is free

The Pakistan army chief said a stable Afghanistan is a guarantee to a peaceful and stable region and peace in the war-ravaged country could be achieved through a comprehensive and coordinated strategy. India says its use of upstream water is strictly in line with the agreement. Meanwhile, Pakistan has said it will will approach the United Nations and the International Court of Justice if India suspends the 56-year-old Indus Waters Treaty , the country's top diplomat Sartaj Aziz said. Read More »

Eric Trump praises dad's 'courage' in not bringing up Bill Clinton's infidelities

Other polls confirm most people believe Clinton won the debate - including YouGov (57-30), Politico/Morning Consult (49-26) and Echelon Insights (48-22). "I was, but I decided not to do it out of respect for Chelsea". But Trump's inner circle followed his lead by refusing to concede any missteps. With a storm brewing, many of Trump's supporters left the rally before he finished speaking. Read More »

UN Says 2 Million People in Aleppo Are Without Running Water

Instead, there's been more violence in Syria as diplomacy seems to have failed once again. The source said on Friday the operation could go on for some time. "It would be absolutely the stuff of myth and history", he said. De Mistura said Syrians and the global community are swiftly losing any remaining hope with Washington and Moscow "unless we salvage what was agreed on". Read More »

Hackers targeted election systems of 20 states

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While those two hacks were linked to hackers in Russian Federation, the DHS official did not say who was responsible for the other failed attempts, noting that "we're still doing a lot of forensics". Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, whose state is among those that have not asked for any help from the Homeland Security, said the state was prepared to deal with cyber threats. Read More »

Kate mixes British and Canadian designers for Haida Gwaii visit

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The royal couple took their places in a 25ft Haida war canoe and paddled with 10 rowers to the beat of a pacer's drum as they set off to Haida Gwaii, formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands, in British Columbia. Prince William and Kate Middleton are now on tour in Canada in hopes of repairing their "lazy" reputation by appearing picture ideal with their children. Read More »

Obama to Bill Clinton after Peres funeral: 'Let's go!'

Peres died Tuesday while hospitalised for a major stroke. Netanyahu, whose government is dominated by pro-settler politicians who oppose Palestinian independence, has rejected Abbas' demands. "But peace is not only possible, it is an ineluctable necessity", Amos Oz, the Israeli novelist and close friend of Peres, declared in his eulogy . "Bill! Let's go!" he called out. Read More »

Donald Trump slams moderator after first presidential debate

After all, it was to be the first time many Americans would fully come to terms with the fact that one of these two individuals is soon to be elected the next leader of the free world. Partisan politics turn Dillon off, but he said he must weigh those concerns with whether voting for an alternative party might hand Trump the presidency. Read More »

Australian government wants slower switch to clean energy

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However, power has been restored for 90 percent of the houses in South Australia. Although the severe thunderstorms are now believed to have left South Australia, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has said that the region has only received half of the total rainfall expected during the storm . Read More »

Obama welcomes relatives of 1936 African-American Olympians

President Barack Obama, with first lady Michelle Obama, is presented a surf board signed by the US 2016 Olympians by Olympic gold medal gymnast Simone Biles during a ceremony honoring the members of the 2016 United Sta. "It was other African-American athletes in the middle of Nazi Germany under the gaze of Adolf Hitler than put a lie to notions of racial superiority - whooped 'em and taught them a thing or two about democracy and taught them a thing or two about the American character", ... Read More »

Nifty breaks 8600, Sensex falls 500 pts after India strikes Pak

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By the time the news briefing by the Indian Army ended, the intra-day fall was as much as 750 points. India's director general of military operations Ranbir Singh held a press meeting today to announce that it attacked terrorist camps in Pakistan causing significant casualties. Read More »

Dueling truths follow Indian raid in Pakistani Kashmir

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Pakistan's foreign ministry said in a statement it had protested India's "frivolous" surgical strikes claim to ambassadors from UN Security Council members China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the U.S. "The latest developments have set in the fear and tension as the deteriorating situation may trigger cross [border] artillery duels [such as] we have witnessed during the 1990s when several villagers were killed and wounded", he said. Read More »