Day: October 6, 2019

Anger grows at civilian deaths by US, Afghan forces

JALALABAD, Afghanistan — The workers were sleeping on the mountainside where they had spent a long day harvesting pine nuts in eastern Afghanistan. Some were in tents, others lay outside under the stars, when the U.S. airstrike tore into them. Only hours before the Sept. 19 strike, the […]

Cessna aircraft crash in Shirpur, DGCA to probe

New Delhi, Oct 6: A trainer aircraft crashed at a flying academy in Maharashtra’s Shirpur on Friday following which aviation regulator DGCA is probing the incident, a senior official said. While the student pilot is safe, the Cessna 172R was extensively damaged in the crash, the official said. The […]

We live in really weird times right now: Ryan Reynolds

Los Angeles, Oct 6: Ryan Reynolds has drawn parallels between his upcoming film “Free Guy” and the modern world, which he describes as “really weird”. At a panel during the New York Comic-Con, Reynolds said “Free Guy” is the only film he felt “fully immersed, engaged in talking about” […]

Markets shut, public transport off roads for 58th consecutive day in Kashmir

Srinagar, Oct 1: Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 58th consecutive day on Tuesday as the stalemate following the abrogation of Article 370 provisions continued with markets shut and public transport off the roads, officials said. Mobile services remained suspended in Kashmir except in Handwara and Kupwara […]

Normal life remains affected in Kashmir; some shops open in morning hours

Srinagar, Oct 4: Normal life remained affected in Kashmir for the 61st consecutive day on Friday as main markets were shut and public transport was off the roads, officials said. Few shops in some areas of the city here were open from 7:30 to 11:00 am, but downed their […]

North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with U.S. in Sweden

STOCKHOLM – Working-level nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington have broken off, North Korea’s top negotiator said late on Saturday, dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate. The talks, at an isolated conference centre on the outskirts of Stockholm, were the first […]

Et tu, Mitt? Trump blasts Republican senator as impeachment battle heats up

WASHINGTON/ATHENS – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday opened a new front in the impeachment battle that threatens his administration, blasting a prominent member of his party for criticizing his push to get foreign nations to probe a leading Democratic rival. The Republican president, who launched a stream […]

Vatican to shine light on Amazon’s indigenous communities

Pope Francis will gather Catholic bishops at the Vatican Sunday to champion the isolated and poverty-struck indigenous communities of the Amazon, whose way of life is under threat. The global spotlight has recently been on the world’s largest rainforest, which is vital for the planet but is suffering […]

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