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Student targeted in ransom scam found, two more still missing

Police say the three students were contacted by someone who told them that their families would be in danger unless they went into hiding and stayed off their p...


Narendra Modi attends opening ceremony of 31st ASEAN Summit

Along with the 31st ASEAN Summit, the PM and the Vietnamese delegation are scheduled to participate in the 20th Meeting of the ASEAN Plus Three (China, Japan ...


2 security personnel, 10 terrorists killed in Pak attack

However, the ISPR added that during the exchange of fire with terrorists, fearless sons of soil Captain Junaid Hafeez and Sepoy Raham embraced shahadat while fo...


China Holds Major Drill in Response to Deployment of 3 US Carriers

Pacific Fleet's unique ability and ironclad commitment to the continued security and stability of the region", Adm. Scott Swift, the commander of the U.S. The p...


Trump selects former pharma executive Alex Azar to lead HHS

The Yale Law graduate Azar also had served as general counsel of HHS in the administration of President George W. Bush. U.S. President Donald Trump (R), flank...


Apartment floor collapses, sending college students to floor below

Many who were at the party could be seen crawling over beams and plywood after the collapse. Officials told NBC 5 that pipes were broken and leaked into th...


Indian students' flow to United States grew by 12%, a three-year low

According to a report published by the US Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs , the total number of Indian students now in the US ...


Rainy start, but a clearer forecast this week in Baltimore

Those clouds are expected to clear out through the course of the day until we are seeing partly sunny skies this afternoon. Some patchy, but dense low-lying f...


S/Africa: Free education announcement claims false - Presidency

The rand breached R14.50 to the USA dollar on Monday morning as news spread internationally of President Jacob Zuma's plan to push through free higher educat...


Senate tax reform bill maintains state, local tax elimination

The House bill would eliminate existing federal tax breaks for state and local income or sales taxes, but preserve a property-tax deduction capped at $10,000. "...


North Korean soldier is shot while defecting, South says

A North Korean soldier has defected to South Korea at the heavily protected Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), South Korea's military says. The demilitarized zone betw...


Moroccan Soccer Fans Clash with Brussels Police After World Cup Qualifier

Now, Mehdi Benatia and his cohorts have written a new chapter in the country's footballing history by breaking a 20-year jinx to return to the World Cup . One ...


China hopes quadrilateral meet not directed against it — ASEAN Summit

Even as India, the U.S. and Japan have a trilateral dialogue mechanism in place for issues relating to the Indo-Pacific region, Japanese Foreign Minister Tara K...


North Korea soldier defects at DMZ to South

A North Korean soldier was shot by his comrades as he crossed the Demilitarized Zone to defect to the South on Monday, military officials said. It is rare for...


Pervez Musharraf declares alliance of 23 parties for 2018 polls

Commenting on the NAB appeal seeking reopening of Hudaibya Paper Mills case against the Sharif family, he said opening cases closed as a result of a court decis...


Heavy rains back in Chennai, schools to remain shut on Monday

The rains can mainly hit at isolated places over north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. He also said pointed out that Ennore in Chennai recorded a heavy ...


Israel issues strong warning against Hamas and Islamic Jihad

Mordechai, speaking in a video posted to YouTube, addressed by name the terror group's leader, Ramadan Shalah, and his deputy, Ziad Nakhaleh, who run the Gaza-b...


Korean soldier defects to South

For this, the two countries will strengthen strategic talks on all levels, presidential spokesman Yoon Young-chan told reporters in Danang, Vietnam, where a mee...


Trump offers to mediate in extended South China Sea feud

Trump is telling President Tran Dai Quang he knows Vietnam has had a dispute with China over the strategic waterways. "I can help mediate and arbitrate". Me...


Trump to Duterte after Vietnam meeting: 'See you tomorrow'

When I was a teenager, I was in and out of jail", he said , in a mixture of Tagalog and English. In a phone call in December 2016 to congratulate Trump on hi...