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'Rapists Asked If I Eat Beef,' Alleges Haryana Woman | Read

'Rapists Asked If I Eat Beef,' Alleges Haryana Woman | Read The suspects have been charged with rape and murder . Women's relatives beaten to death after being accused of being Muslims who ate beef. However police have told reporters that there is no evidence to suggest that cow protection groups were involved in the attack. [Full Article...]

John Kerry to spend two more days in India

John Kerry to spend two more days in India I would like to convey that there was a meeting of minds on this issue. "Due to his travel to China for the G20 meeting through the weekend, Secretary Kerry will extend his stay in India", Toner said in a statement. He said on the subject of Haqqani network that the U.S. authorities were in contact with Pakistani government officials. "I want to thank India for the important contribution that it... [Full Article...]

Woman faces Paris judge in probe of female 'terror commando'

Woman faces Paris judge in probe of female 'terror commando' Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said on Friday that Ornella G's fingerprints had been found inside the vehicle. She told police she and an accomplice had tried to set the vehicle alight but fled when they saw a man they believed to be a plain-clothes policeman. [Full Article...]

Kashmir unrest: Rajnath Singh chairs high-level meet, reviews India's internal security situation

Kashmir unrest: Rajnath Singh chairs high-level meet, reviews India's internal security situation Kashmir is witnessing unrest post the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in an encounter with security forces on July 8 where more than thousands have been injured. The government has chose to take a tough stand against the separatist leaders in the Valley after Home Minister Rajnath Singh-led All-Party Delegation that visited Kashmir to initiate talks with all stakeholders includi... [Full Article...]

Kashmir remains shut for 65th day

Kashmir remains shut for 65th day However, there was no curfew anywhere in the Valley. More than 70 people have already lost their lives during the ongoing unrest while the number of those injured has exceeded over 10000 after the killing of Hizb commander Burhan Wani. Schools, colleges and other educational institutions in the Valley continue to remain closed due to the shutdown that has been extended until September 16 by the ... [Full Article...]

Muslim Pilgrims Begin Hajj, but This Year Without Iranians

Earlier in the week, Iran's supreme leader accused Saudi authorities of murdering pilgrims during last year's crush. An elderly Indian woman leads her husband as they circle the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, at the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, Sept. [Full Article...]

Investigation into shooting death of University Park Fire Captain underway

Investigation into shooting death of University Park Fire Captain underway A University Park spokesman says Fire Department Capt. Robert Poynter was not on duty when he died Friday night. The deceased man was later identified as University Park Fire Captain Robert Poynter. Officers later found the body of Robert Poynter. Investigators said information provided by the woman was found to be suspicious and conflicting. Police also believe that another person may have be... [Full Article...]

Hundreds of inmates riot at a Florida prison

Hundreds of inmates riot at a Florida prison Today happens to be the 45th anniversary of the Attica Prison riot in NY, which left dozens of employees and inmates dead as prisoners protested living conditions. In Florida, inmates do most of the maintenance and labor to run the institutions, including mowing grass, repairs to facilities, cleaning and other day-to-day jobs. [Full Article...]

Croatia holds snap vote with no clear winner in sight

The HDZ is accused of leading a slide to the populist right in Croatian politics, just as a similar process is taking place in Serbia and other states in the region and beyond, the report noted. Croatian courts this year quashed a 1946 treason verdict against Alojzije Stepinac - the Catholic cardinal who backed the country's 1941-5 fascist regime - and the 2010 conviction of far-right ex-deputy ... [Full Article...]

Mother Teresa proclaimed saint before huge crowds in Vatican

By honouring Mother Teresa by making her a saint, the Catholic Church was "ensuring the longevity of a brand that continues not only to raise the profile of their mission and messages, but surely raises considerable capital into the bargain", he said. [Full Article...]

Half of Trump supporters 'deplorables' - Clinton

A group of people backing the Republican nominee is "racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic - you name it", Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, said at a campaign fundraiser on Friday at Cipriani Wall Street, an upscale Italian restaurant in NY. [Full Article...]

Storm beat Cowboys in NRL qualifier

Captain Cameron Smith kicked a late penalty goal to clinch the Melbourne Storm's 16-10 win over the defending champion North Queensland Cowboys in the first round of the National Rugby League playoffs. Thurston nailed the conversion just before the buzzer to make it 6-6 at the half. The Storm dominated early, throwing everything at their rivals. The Cowboys can hold their heads high in defeat ... [Full Article...]

Fighting rages in Aleppo hours after Syrian peace deal

Fighting rages in Aleppo hours after Syrian peace deal The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a key commander of Syria's largest rebel coalition was killed during the latest government offensive. The United States and Russian Federation reached a breakthrough deal early on Saturday to try to restore peace in Syria, but air strikes hours later added to rebels' doubts that any cease fire could hold. [Full Article...]

Bombings near Baghdad mall kill at least 40 people

Bombings near Baghdad mall kill at least 40 people According to a police official, 30 persons were injured when a auto bomb exploded and a suicide bomber blew up his explosive-laden vehicle outside the mall. The attack comes as Iraqi ground forces move into position around Mosul ahead of a planned operation to retake the militant-held city from the so-called Islamic State group. [Full Article...]

Manning goes on hunger strike over prison treatment

Manning goes on hunger strike over prison treatment Manning said her requests for help had been 'ignored, delayed, mocked, given trinkets and lip service by the prison, the military, and this administration'. The Army started providing hormone treatment for Manning in February 2015, following her lawsuit against the government. She pledges to engage in a hunger strike until she is treated like a human being again and expects it to "last for a lon... [Full Article...]

Nearly 1.5 million people begin annual hajj in Saudi Arabia

Nearly 1.5 million people begin annual hajj in Saudi Arabia The tip of the Mecca Royal Clock Tower Hotel could be seen rising above the rolling mountains surrounding the city. Hundreds of thousands of worshipers on Friday prayed at the Grand Mosque in Mecca the day before the start of the hajj pilgrimage , as Saudi authorities completed security preparations, following the stampede that killed hundreds of pilgrims past year. [Full Article...]

John Hinckley Jr. to leave DC mental hospital for Virginia

He was found not guilty by reason of insanity and confined to St. Elizabeth's, a psychiatric hospital located in southeast Washington , D.C. A hospital official told The Washington Post that all patients scheduled to be released Saturday had been. [Full Article...]

North Korea's Nuclear Tests are Getting More Powerful

North Korea's Nuclear Tests are Getting More Powerful U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said the council must use "every tool at its disposal" including new sanctions "to demonstrate to North Korea that there are consequences for its unlawful and unsafe actions". The ministry's spokesperson Hua Chunying told reporters that a senior official will lodge representation with South Korea . Trump lay the blame of the North Korea's test squarely at Clinto... [Full Article...]

Turkey says Islamic State Cleared from Syrian Border Region

The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed Yildirim's claims, noting that militants backed by "Turkish tanks and warplanes" had taken several villages "after Daesh withdrew from them, ending Daesh's presence. During the operation, the military cut off routes terrorists used to move to the Turkish border. There are about 250,000 civilians living in the city's rebel-held areas. [Full Article...]

United Nations condemns nuclear test by North Korea

United Nations condemns nuclear test by North Korea An artificial quake of magnitude 5 was detected around 9.30 a.m.at North Korea's main Punggye-ri nuclear test site indicating that Pyongyang had carried out yet another nuclear test despite United Nations sanctions. The MEP has started radiation monitoring at the country's northeastern border. "We strongly urge the DPRK to honor its commitment to denuclearization, comply with the UN Security C... [Full Article...]


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