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Taliban kill 14 Afghan troops in western province

The Taliban staged a coordinated attack overnight on two Afghan army outposts in western Herat province, killing 14 Afghan soldiers and taking another 21 captive, a provincial official said Friday, the latest in a series of daily attacks by insurgents ...

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Tennessee inmate chooses electric chair over lethal injection

An inmate in the US state of Tennessee has been executed by electric chair after arguing that a lethal injection would involve suffering. David Earl Miller, who spent 36 years on death row, was the latest of an increasing number ...

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George H.W. Bush, president and servant-statesman, is laid to rest

Former US president George H.W. Bush, remembered as much for his legacy of service as his impact on history, was buried Thursday, capping days of tribute from a nation that briefly set aside political divisions to honor him. After a ...

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19 militants killed in coalition’s airstrikes in western Afghanistan

Farah, Dec 6 : At least 19 Taliban militants, including a local Taliban leader, have been killed and seven others wounded after NATO-led coalition forces launched airstrikes in western province of Farah, a local official said Thursday. In one attack, ...

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Mastanamma: India YouTube chef granny dies at 107

One of the world’s oldest YouTubers, 107-year-old Mastanamma from southern India, has died. She shot to fame on the internet for her cooking, which consisted of local and unusual dishes made from scratch.   Her YouTube channel, Country Foods, has ...

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1 child dead, 45 people hurt in Arkansas charter bus crash

Photo: Employees from a wrecker service work to remove a charter bus from a roadside ditch Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, after it crashed alongside Interstate 30 near Benton, Ark. Little Rock, Dec 4 : A third grader was killed and ...

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Indonesian police say 31 dead, 1 missing in Papua attacks

Jayapura Dec 4 : Security forces are trying to recover the bodies of 31 workers who were killed in one of the worst separatist attacks in Indonesia’s restive Papua province. Papua police spokesman Suryadi Diaz said Tuesday that 24 construction ...

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30 militants killed in Afghan eastern Ghazni province

Up to 30 militants have been killed and several injured as cleanup operations are underway in Rasana area of Jaghori district in Afghanistan’s eastern Ghazni province, said a statement of national army on Monday.   According to the statement, the ...

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Jamal Khashoggi’s private WhatsApp messages may offer new clues

In his public writings, Jamal Khashoggi’s criticism of Saudi Arabia and its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was measured. In private, the Washington Post columnist didn’t hold back.   In more than 400 WhatsApp messages sent to a fellow Saudi ...

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Mexican city shuts down migrant shelter near US border

The city government of Tijuana announced Saturday that it has closed down a migrant shelter at a sports complex close to the U.S. border that once held about 6,000 Central Americans who hope to get into the U.S. Officials said ...

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