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Pak-Iran intertwined in bonds, have same Friends and enemies : Ayaz Sadiq Pak-Iran intertwined in bonds, have same Friends and enemies : Ayaz Sadiq
- December 25, 2017

Touching on issues of national interest, the chairman also spoke to the audience about the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and how it had the potential to transform the economic fortunes of the region, ushering in a new era of prospertiy. (more...)
At least 4 dead after bus crashes into underground passage in Moscow At least 4 dead after bus crashes into underground passage in Moscow
- December 25, 2017

Five people were killed when a city bus ploughed into a pedestrian underpass in western Moscow on Monday, traffic police said. According to preliminary information, at least 15 people were hurt. Police in Russian Federation said both passengers and passers-by were among the dead. Either the vehicle's brakes failed or a auto cut ahead of the bus, causing it to veer off its intended path. (more...)
Pregnant Teen Shot Dead, But Baby Survives Pregnant Teen Shot Dead, But Baby Survives
- December 25, 2017

When crews arrived at they immediately began giving medical aid to 19-year-old Jasmine Vega who had obvious gunshot trauma. Meanwhile, the authorities have asked anyone with information about the shooting to contact police. It is unclear whether specific individuals in the home were targeted by the shooter outside. The baby's father, Anthony Rivera, tells Tucson News Now the baby boy is in critical condition and on life support. (more...)
Korea: New UN sanctions an act of war Korea: New UN sanctions an act of war
- December 25, 2017

Two of those changes were extending the deadline for North Korean workers to return home from 12 months to 24 months - which Russian Federation said was the minimum needed - and reducing the number of North Koreans being put on the United Nations sanctions blacklist from 19 to 15. (more...)
South Sudanese Rebels Charge the Government with Violating Ceasefir South Sudanese Rebels Charge the Government with Violating Ceasefir
- December 25, 2017

Earlier this month, the U.N. Security Council warned of "costs or consequences" for South Sudan's government and opposition if they undermine efforts to implement the 2015 peace deal. He said that the rebels ambushed an "administrative convoy that was trying to deliver food and salaries for Christmas" in the southern Amadi state. (more...)
Explosion kills 3 security personnel in NW Pakistan Explosion kills 3 security personnel in NW Pakistan
- December 25, 2017

The bombing took place in the village of Ghulam Khan in North Waziristan, one of the country's seven semi-autonomous tribal areas where the military has been battling Islamist militants, including the Pakistani Taliban. The account can not be independently verified as the area is out of bounds for media. According to the ISPR, the terrorists fired from across the border on FC troops busy building new border post at Shunkrai in Mohmand Agency. (more...)
Gen. Neller Tells Marines Gen. Neller Tells Marines
- December 25, 2017

Robert Neller, told troops Thursday that "there's a war coming" and urged them to be prepared. Endorsing Gen. Neller's views, Marine Corps Sergeant Major Ronald Green added, "Just remember why you're here". AMERICAN troops stationed in Europe have been warned "there's a war coming" and that a "big-ass fight" was on the horizon, it was reported. The first Norway rotation, from 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, deployed in January and was replaced by a new unit from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, in ... (more...)
Flake Won't Rule Out 2020 President Run Against Trump
- December 25, 2017

Flake, whose opposition to Trump in conservative-leaning Arizona hurt any reelection chances, also said Sunday that Trump "certainly" will face a challenge from an independent candidate, which has happened to every president in recent history. (more...)
Nine foreigners among Melbourne vehicle attack injured
- December 25, 2017

Saeed Noori, 32, was arrested after driving into a crowd of pedestrians outside the Flinders Street train station in Melbourne , Australia. "He made some utterances in respect to a number of matters", Patton told Australia's Channel Nine television network. (more...)
North Korea: Latest UN sanctions an act of war North Korea: Latest UN sanctions an act of war
- December 25, 2017

US-drafted resolution caps crude oil supplies to North Korea at 4 million barrels a year. The resolution seeks to ban almost 90 percent of refined petroleum exports to North Korea by capping them at 500,000 barrels a year. It requires all countries to send North Korean workers and safety monitors home by the end of 2019. The resolution approved on Friday expresses concern that the foreign earnings from these workers are being used to support the country's nuclear and ballistic missile ... (more...)
California governor pardons two men facing deportation California governor pardons two men facing deportation
- December 25, 2017

Two Cambodians who were convicted of crimes in the United States were pardoned on Saturday by Jerry Brown, the Governor of California, who followed a tradition of giving pardons during the Christmas holidays. Fox petitioned the governor earlier this year , saying she thought about Levy and his family nearly every day and has tried to make amends by working to help others in prison. (more...)
Met Éireann issue Christmas Day Status Yellow rainfall warning for Longford Met Éireann issue Christmas Day Status Yellow rainfall warning for Longford
- December 25, 2017

There have been some floods predicted for Christmas Day also according to Met Éireann . A status yellow weather warning is in effect for Christmas Eve, with strong and gusty southwesterly winds expected in Donegal, Galway, Mayo and Sligo. (more...)
PM Modi visits former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee to extend birthday greetings PM Modi visits former PM Atal Behari Vajpayee to extend birthday greetings
- December 25, 2017

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee turned 93 on Monday. "Singh tweeted", Warm wishes to our beloved leader and guide, Shri Atalji on his birthday today. Prime Minister also payed tributes to freedom fighter and educationist Madan Mohan Malaviya on his birth anniversary. His impact on India's history is strong and unforgettable. (more...)
Romania parliament head calls to 'seriously consider' Jerusalem embassy move Romania parliament head calls to 'seriously consider' Jerusalem embassy move
- December 25, 2017

The second victim has not yet been identified. The Israeli military said it was checking the report. "Troops are responding with riot dispersal means". Trump's statement, delivered at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday in which he exulted over the passage of a tax overhaul, followed a letter to UN General Assembly members from USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki R Haley, in which she warned that the United States would take note of countries that voted in favour of the measure. (more...)
Family of four displaced after Christmas Eve house fire Family of four displaced after Christmas Eve house fire
- December 25, 2017

Sunday. Lincoln Fire Inspector Ken Hilger said that the fire at the home on the 800 block of West Burnham Street was mostly contained to the attic. No injuries were reported and the family got out safely, authorities said. An investigation determined the fire began in the garage after a small engine backfired, igniting nearby flammable liquids, he added. Neighbors who quickly set up a GoFundMe page to help the couple said they "are expecting a baby very soon and just lost everything". (more...)
North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an North Korea calls new United Nations sanctions an "act of war"
- December 25, 2017

The comment, another in a series of typically belicose remarks made by the rogue state against the USA, comes after the UN Security Council unanimously adopted US-drafted sanctions against North Korea for its November intercontinental ballistic missile test . (more...)
AU Welcomes Peace Agreement Signed By S. Sudanese Parties AU Welcomes Peace Agreement Signed By S. Sudanese Parties
- December 25, 2017

UNHCR is particularly heartened that the agreement upholds the rights of the South Sudan refugees and those displaced inside the country with references to assure the civilian character of settlements - urging the parties to actively pursue solutions on their behalf. (more...)
Nick Young Will Release a Diss Track about Draymond Green Nick Young Will Release a Diss Track about Draymond Green
- December 25, 2017

Young and McGee go way back beyond their brief time together on the Warriors, as the two were also teammates in their days with the Washington Wizards. Green had kinder words for McGee, who has released rap songs under the moniker "Pierre" and has experience as a DJ and a creator of beats for other artists. (more...)
Portland Trail Blazers PG Damian Lillard out at least two games Portland Trail Blazers PG Damian Lillard out at least two games
- December 25, 2017

Walton supposed that his team was exhausted from playing the day before in Oakland, but wouldn't allow that as an excuse (particularly considering that Portland was also on a back-to-back). The Portland Trail Blazers are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 80.8 percent from the free throw line. "We just didn't do very many things well enough to come close to winning the game tonight". (more...)
Turkish president arrives in Khartoum as part of African tour Turkish president arrives in Khartoum as part of African tour
- December 25, 2017

Sudan's official state news agency also said that the two leaders had agreed to set up a strategic planning group to discuss worldwide affairs and meant to conclude a military deal involving the two countries' armed forces. In 2014 Sudan and Turkey signed an agricultural partnership which includes the allocation of a plot of 12500 hectares in Abu Gutah area. Turkey's exports to Sudan amounted to $328.5 million in January-October 2017, while imports from the country stood at $78.3 million. (more...)
Typhoon Leaves Hundreds in Philippines Dead or Missing Typhoon Leaves Hundreds in Philippines Dead or Missing
- December 25, 2017

Three people were killed in Bukidnon province, while politicians in Lanao del Sur province said 18 people had drowned in flash floods there. On Saturday, some residents in Lanao del Norte were burying the dead, even before the storm was over, said Sohaimen M. (more...)
Blast in Afghan capital Kabul close to intelligence agency Blast in Afghan capital Kabul close to intelligence agency
- December 25, 2017

The ministry of public health officials had earlier said at least three people were killed in the explosion and a number of others have sustained injuries. No one immediately claimed responsibility. It has scaled up its attacks in Kabul, including those on the country's Shiite minority. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack as of now. (more...)
Boy, 6, killed by stray bullet when police opened fire on suspect Boy, 6, killed by stray bullet when police opened fire on suspect
- December 25, 2017

The family said Jones was suspected of stealing a auto. Local police said the suspect, Amanda Jones, who was killed in the shooting, had pulled a gun on them in an earlier incident, although was later found to be unarmed at the trailer. "I was on the bus coming home from school, and I was freaking out because we all heard the gunshots", neighbor Galaxy Scott told ABC affiliate KSAT . (more...)
Christmas celebrations sans snowfall in Kashmir Valley Christmas celebrations sans snowfall in Kashmir Valley
- December 25, 2017

In the Jammu region, Jammu city recorded 8.3 as the night's lowest temperature while Katra town recorded 10 degrees Celsius. "Jammu city recorded 7.5, Katra 7.8, Batote 5.5, Banihal 1.3, Bhaderwah 2.8 and Udhampur 4.5 degrees Celsius as their minimum temperatures". (more...)
'Home' at heart of Queen's Christmas broadcast 'Home' at heart of Queen's Christmas broadcast
- December 25, 2017

Looking back over the events of 2017, the Queen says both cities' "powerful identities" had "shone through". The nation endured a series of devastating terrorist atrocities during the year, beginning with the Westminster Bridge attack in March that saw four pedestrians die when an attacker, later shot dead by police, drove at them before fatally stabbing a police officer. (more...)
Pope on Christmas: Bethlehem trek's like today's migrations Pope on Christmas: Bethlehem trek's like today's migrations
- December 25, 2017

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent separate massages to the world leaders of Christian countries and Pope Francis of Vatican extending his congratulations on Christmas (the birth anniversary of Jesus Christ) and the new Gregorian calendar year (of 2018). (more...)
Pregnant Tucson woman shot and killed, baby survives
- December 25, 2017

Vega was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead, but doctors managed to save her son. Several people in the home were awoken at 4:30 a.m. "Just hold your kids tight and love them cause you never when's going to be their day", neighbor Luis Longoria said. Detectives with the Tucson Police Department's Gang Unit are now involved in the investigation, reports said. (more...)
Palestinian youth wounded in anti-Trump protest dies Palestinian youth wounded in anti-Trump protest dies
- December 25, 2017

The United Nations General Assembly voted by a huge majority to declare the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital " null and void ". On Friday, Morales foreshadowed the decision he was to make regarding Jerusalem, as he defended his government's vote at the UN backing the United States. (more...)
Christmas Eve weather forecast: Will Santa have smooth sailing? Christmas Eve weather forecast: Will Santa have smooth sailing?
- December 25, 2017

On Monday, we will start to feel the fridge air as it continues to drop to below average temperatures. Christmas Eve Night will have clearing skies. Winds will be northwest 8 to 15 miles per hour. Tuesday: Sunshine and cold. Fri: High: 32 Low: 18 Mostly cloudy. Thursday will become mostly cloudy. (more...)
Sheriff: KY woman killed after pit bulls attack couple on a walk Sheriff: KY woman killed after pit bulls attack couple on a walk
- December 25, 2017

Both were pit bulls, the caller said. "Sheriff Mitch Williams is asking the community to be on the lookout for a brown pit bull that is injured", according to the statement. Officials said that Bethany Stephens was killed by her two pit bulls while she was walking in Goochland County, Virginia, last week. They warn to not engage with the animal. (more...)

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