Bomb threat: CNN’s offices evacuated, no explosive found

Bomb threat: CNN’s offices evacuated, no explosive found

CNN’s New York offices were evacuated Thursday night after a bomb threat, but no explosive was found and police later gave the all clear, the network said. The roughly 90 minute drama recalled a similar evacuation in October after an explosive device was discovered at CNN’s New York headquarters. Fire...

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George Bush to be laid to rest post four-day tribute

George Bush to be laid to rest post four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions. After a state funeral Wednesday in Washington that was attended by the country’s five living presidents and foreign dignitaries, Bush’s flag-draped coffin was...

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Cow-slaughter conspiracy claims life of two in India

Cow-slaughter conspiracy claims life of two in India

Two people, including a police officer, have been killed in northern India during violent protests by villagers over suspicions of cow slaughter, officials said. Police in northern India have arrested four people for their alleged involvement in an attack on police over rumors of cow slaughter. The incident took place on Monday...

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Woman set ablaze in India after complaining of attempted assault

Woman set ablaze in India after complaining of attempted assault

NEW DELHI: Two men accused of trying to molest a 20-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh set her on fire two days later after she lodged a complaint with police, authorities and her family said. Women in India have struggled to secure prosecution for sexual attacks in the face of widespread...

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US airstrike kills senior Taliban leader ‘Abdul Manan’ in Afghanistan

US airstrike kills senior Taliban leader ‘Abdul Manan’ in Afghanistan

KABUL: A senior Taliban military commander has been killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. Abdul Manan, who was the Taliban’s ‘shadow governor’ in the southern Helmand province, died of wounds sustained during an airstrike late on Saturday said Omar Zwak, a spokesman for the official...

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US welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

US welcomes opening of Kartarpur corridor

While hailing Pakistan’s initiative of opening Kartarpur Corridor, the US State Department has said it welcomes efforts to increase people-to-people contact between India and Pakistan In a statement, the State Department said that “we encourage steps that build confidence and foster dialogue between the two countries.” The State Department further...

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Putin defiant on Ukraine crisis despite Trump summit talks threat

Putin defiant on Ukraine crisis despite Trump summit talks threat

Russia seized the Ukrainian vessels and their crews on Sunday near Crimea, the Ukrainian region which Moscow annexed in 2014, over what it said was their illegal entry into Russian waters, which Ukraine denies. The episode has raised fears in the West of a wider conflict between the two countries,...

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Bilateral dialogue not linked to Kartarpur, says New Delhi

Bilateral dialogue not linked to Kartarpur, says New Delhi

New Delhi on Wednesday asserted that the Kartarpur corridor initiative by Islamabad will not lead to the resumption of bilateral dialogue between the two countries as it again dismissed efforts by Pakistan to bring peace to South Asia. “The moment Pakistan stops terrorist activities in India, the dialogue can start...

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China says any attempt to undermine friendship with Pakistan doomed to fail

China says any attempt to undermine friendship with Pakistan doomed to fail

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang  said any attempt to undermine the friendship between China and Pakistan is doomed to fail. During his weekly press briefing in Beijing, Shuang spoke about the Chinese consulate attack in Karachi and said, “According to the investigation and notification of the Pakistani side, the...

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Indian troops fresh acts of state terrorism martyred four more Kashmiri youth

Indian troops fresh acts of state terrorism martyred four more Kashmiri youth

Indian troops in their fresh acts of state terrorism martyred four Kashmiri youth in Kulgam and Pulwama districts of occupied Kashmir on Tuesday. During cordon and search operations, the troops killed three youth at Redwani in Kulgam and one in Tral area of Pulwama. People took to the streets in...

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