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by | August 09, 2017 | 00:07

The blast was so severe that it was heard in far flung areas in the city. Police said that the truck in question had been carrying apricots and had been stranded there for at least three days. The blast was reported today around two weeks after a terror attack near Lahore's Arfa Karim Software Park claimed 26 lives and wounded over 50. Initial investigations suggest that the blast was caused due to an improvised explosive device (IED) in the truck.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:09

The statement came after a meeting between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the sidelines of the ASEAN regional forum in Manila. The channel of communication was initially created to discuss hot spots, but it was suspended after the U.S. imposed tighter sanctions on Russian Federation.

by | August 08, 2017 | 02:13

The consensus was reached ahead of the mid-2017 goal set by the leaders of ASEAN and China . They assessed the materialisation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and master plans on politics-security, economy, culture and social affairs.

by | August 08, 2017 | 02:09

During the meetings, Tillerson is expected to press China and other Asian countries to take tougher action against North Korea , senior USA officials said. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi urged North Korea on Sunday, August 6, to make a "smart decision", after the United Nations imposed tough new sanctions on the isolated regime over its missile and nuclear programs.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:53

Australia sends anyone who tries to enter by boat without a visa to remote processing facilities in Nauru and on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island . The Turnbull government has consistently said refugees being held in offshore detention will never settle in Australia.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:50

The five were detained on Sunday morning based on a tip off given by Bangladeshi terror suspect Abdullah- Al- Mamon , who was arrested from Kutesara village in Muzaffarnagar district. Abdullah was residing in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district for the last one month. The team also seized fake Aadhaar cards, passports, stamps and identity cards from the arrested accused.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:51

In late July Foxconn's Terry Gou announced his plans for a $10 billion dollar plant in Wisconsin that will produce next-gen 8K LCD displays for TV, auto and medical industries. Foxconn is the largest electronics manufacturer in the world assembling products for Dell, Apple, and others. Make the incentive a five-year, 50 percent abatement on those withholdings for companies that bring in at least 500 jobs that pay the average wage for the region.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:46

The Brandon Road Study , which is crucial to stopping Asian carp and other invasive species from reaching the Great Lakes, was set to be released at the end of February but was delayed by the Trump Administration. If you've been out on the water this summer in Kentuckiana, you're probably no stranger to the nuisance flying fish Asian Carp. Congress has been pressuring the White House to unveil the report.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:38

The victim, described as a man whose family wanted his identity kept confidential, is the 1,641st person to be identified, according to a representative for the New York City medical examiners office. Potential remains of more than 20 victims were recovered. His remains were recovered at Ground Zero in 2001. Most of the DNA profiles generated belong to previously identified victims.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:17

It is also being pointed out whether Shehbaz Sharif should contest from NA-120 and consequently be appointed as the premier after his brother's ouster. "Once the decision was conveyed to Shahbaz, he asked Rana Sanaullah to tell the media that most party members wanted him in Punjab". Marriyum Aurangzeb, the Information Minister; Zahid Hamid, the Law Minister; and Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, in charge of the Capital Administration and Development Division, retained their previous portfolios.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:08

Sources later confirmed that an Indian Army Major and his subordinate succumbed to their injuries during the encounter in Zoipura village, Shopian. The combing operation was underway in the area till last reports came in from the area late on Monday.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:03

The former defence minister said Pakistan's options become limited if India was not willing to meet us halfway. "It's high time for both India and Afghanistan to come forward as good neighbours and give positive response to Pakistan's peace initiatives and end the blame game", Asif was quoted as saying by Dawn .

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:03

Asia is "no longer immune" to threats of terrorism, following attacks by Islamic State-backed militants in the southern Philippines , South Korea's foreign minister said Monday, ahead of a regional security forum in Manila. "Sanctions are needed, but by no means the ultimate goal", Wang, who was in Manila for the talks with the ASEAN ministers, said in a statement posted on the Chinese foreign ministry's website.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:02

Wang said at a news conference in Manila that those three conditions include non-interference by "outside parties", obviously referring to the United States, which Beijing has frequently accused of meddling in the territorial disputes. Wang however said there would be a precondition for the official start of the code of conduct consultations. Susan Thornton is the top US diplomat for Asia.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:59

That's according to a weekly survey by AAA Northeast on Monday. Prices at the pump fell throughout June courtesy of an unexpected dip in crude oil prices, but gasoline prices rose during much of July and they're continuing that upward trajectory in August.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:59

He was sacked at Oregon State in May, 2014. The Milwaukee Bucks front office executive has risen his way through the National Basketball Association ranks, but is perhaps best known for his relation to Obama: Robinson is the brother-in-law to the ex-President.

by | August 08, 2017 | 01:00

Overnight showers and thunderstorms have shifted to the east. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. There will be a 50 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny - high near 84. Mostly cloudy - low around 66. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Rain should lessen later in the week with chances of rain beginning Thursday at 20 to 30 percent.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:59

The commander also allegedly skipped shifts to start the fires. The brigade commander, a refrigeration technician identified as DDV, was deemed unsafe enough to be held under house arrest, the Ansa news agency reported, because he was suspected off continuing to start fires after others had stopped.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:54

Del Ponte announced she was resigning from the commission in frustration at the Security Council's inaction to hold criminals accountable in war-battered Syria where she said "everyone is bad". It is also created to prepare cases for national courts to pursue, and so perhaps circumvent the Russian refusal to send cases to the ICC in The Hague.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:54

Iran signed the country's biggest-ever vehicle deal on Monday to build tens of thousands of cars annually under a joint venture with French automobile manufacturer Groupe Renault, buoying its manufacturing industry in defiance of the Trump administration's moves to isolate the country.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:53

Naveen Soni's relatives, Sitaram Soni and Arun Soni, alleged in their complaint that Nagpal had chased the ambulance down, blocked its way and refused to let it pass for 30 minutes. Nagpal spoke to Times Now and denied stopping the ambulance. However, Nagpal dismissed the allegations saying he did not stop the ambulance. The police are investigating the case for detailed information.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:55

Since the beginning of the year, CAIR has reportedly called for investigations of what they call "possible bias motives" for dozens of other incidents targeting mosques in Colorado, Florida, Ohio, Iowa, Kentucky, Georgia, Arizona, Tennessee, Virginia, New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Texas, and a number of other states.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:52

Top diplomats of the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have issued a joint statement expressing "grave concerns" over North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs. Japan has been mired in a territorial dispute with China over the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea, a group of uninhabited islets controlled by Japan and claimed by Beijing, which calls the islands Diaoyu.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:50

The young boy was shot in the head. The Pontiac, which had tinted windows, let her through, but then began following her. A Cleveland, Ohio, boy underwent emergency surgery after someone opened fire on his mother during an extreme road rage incident on Sunday night.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:50

According to the university, the school now has two Purple Heart recipients in its study body. - Atlanta City Hall will be illuminated Monday night to honor the courageous military men and woman who have received the distinguished Purple Heart.