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Texas newlyweds killed in helicopter crash after wedding

Uvalde, Nov 6 : A newlywed couple died when the helicopter they were flying in hours after their wedding crashed into a hill in the rugged terrain of southwest Texas. William Troy Byler and Bailee Raye Ackerman Byler, both 24, ...

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Appeals filed for 2 Myanmar journalists in secrets case

Yangon, Nov 5 : Lawyers for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar have appealed the verdict that sent them to prison for seven years for illegal possession of official documents. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had been reporting on ...

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Taliban attack an Afghan forces check point, killing 13

Kabul, Nov 5 : An Afghan official says the Taliban have attacked a checkpoint in eastern Ghazni province, killing at least 13 soldiers and policemen. Arif Noori, spokesman for the provincial governor, says seven soldiers and six policemen were killed. ...

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18 IS militants killed in Afghanistan

Up to 18 militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) were killed and one of their hideouts destroyed in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar, a statement said Sunday. “The incident occurred on Saturday, in the restive Nazyan district of the ...

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WWI centenary to be marked in London and Paris, not Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London at a ceremony in Westminster Abby with Queen Elizabeth II. But while ...

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Assam will burn if citizenship bill is passed, warns ULFA’s Anup Chetia after Tinsukia killings

Assam will burn if the Centre continues to push the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Anup Chetia, the general secretary of ULFA faction which is currently in talks with the government, said on the Tinsukia killings. He said attempts by vested interests ...

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Florida yoga studio shooting: Two killed and four injured

  Two women have been killed and five others injured after a gunman opened fire in a Florida hot yoga studio. Scott Paul Beierle killed Nancy Van Vessem, 61, and Maura Binkley, 21, after entering the studio in Tallahassee at ...

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Pakistan’s ‘father of Taliban’ cleric killed in knife attack

Pakistani religious cleric Samiul Haq, left, talks with Syed Munawar Hasan, the head of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, during a press conference in Lahore, Pakistan. File photo Islamabad, Nov 2 : Prominent Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, also known as the ...

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Australian jailed for encouraging suicide

An Australian man has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for encouraging his wife’s suicide, in a case believed to have set a global precedent.   Graham Morant, 68, was convicted last month of counselling and aiding his wife, ...

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5 Bengalis shot dead in Assam

At least five people were killed by suspected United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) terrorists in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district in India on Thursday (Nov 1) evening. Reports suggest the terrorists belonged to the ULFA’s Paresh Baruah faction, the ULFA-Independent. ...

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