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Pakistan on damage control mode over Sharif's interview

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He also spoke about how the trial of the accused involved in the attack was being deliberately delayed and how the global community was not willing to believe Pakistan's plaint of being a victim of terror because of the Pak military's support for terrorists who target India. Read More »

Total CEO says oil price could hit US$100 'in coming months'

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Toward 0950 GMT, a barrel of North Sea Brent briefly passed US$80 for the first time since November 2014. Asia's demand is at record highs and with rising prices its crude could cost US$1 trillion this year, about twice what it paid during the market lull of 2015/2016. Read More »

Nadal Dispatches Dzumhur To Advance In Rome

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Former world number one Novak Djokovic is also in the quarter-finals for the first time this year. "It's true that I had 15-40 and a couple of break points in the first game, 15-40 and a couple of break points in the second return game and I didn't make them". Read More »

New journalism pioneer Tom Wolfe dead at 88

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Wolfe edited a volume of work by himself and other prominent writers of the era, including Truman Capote , Joan Didion, Hunter S. Thompson, Norman Mailer , George Plimpton, titled " The New Journalism ". "They called my brilliant manuscript "journalistic" and 'reactionary, ' which means I must go through with a blue pencil and strike out all the laughs and anti-Red passages and slip in a little liberal merde, so to speak, just to sweeten it". Read More »

Putin Met With Assad in Sochi - Kremlin Spokesman

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A posting on the Syrian presidency's Facebook page said the two leaders consulted on various issues of mutual interest and the latest political and military developments in Syria . Indo-Russia cooperation in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) issues are likely to be discussed. Read More »

Israel keeps Gaza residents 'caged in a toxic slum': UN's Zeid

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The Arab League also called for an worldwide investigation into the killings at an emergency meeting in Cairo on Thursday. A large number of Palestinians gathered to protest on the Gaza Strip's eastern border to commemorate the Nakba anniversary and protest the relocation of the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which overturned decades of American foreign policy. Read More »

Chief: Officer saved lives by facing school gunman

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Danny Langloss, Dixon City Manager tweeted "So grateful for the heroic actions of the Dixon police officer who stopped the armed gunman at Dixon high school". "His courageous actions saved a lot of lives", said Langloss, whose daughter was among the seniors in the gym. He says when officers went inside the school, students and staff had barricaded the doors to the classroom in an effort to keep an intruder out. Read More »

UK MPs still not satisfied with evidence submitted by Facebook

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More than a million of these victims are believed to be in the United Kingdom, but Mr Zuckerberg has so far refused to appear before British MPs, in a move they describe as "absolutely astonishing". Zuckerberg's visit comes as he is due to meet President Macron along with more than a dozen technology chief executives during a Tech for Good summit in Paris next week. Read More »

UN Security Council paralysed over Israel-Gaza violence

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The UAE has pledged $5 million (Dh18.4m) to provide urgent medicine for Palestinians injured in protests along the Gaza border on Monday. The mother of eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour, a Palestinian child who died of tear gas inhalation during clashes in East Gaza the previous day, holds her at the morgue of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City on May 15, 2018. Read More »

Researchers Uncover Two Hidden Pages in Anne Frank's Diary

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Anne wrote in her diary until she and her family were discovered by the Nazis in 1944 and deported to Auschwitz. At the time , Frank was 12 years old and curious about sex and relationships like other children her age. Some months after covering over the first entry "she emphasized the importance of good and thorough sex education, and she didn't understand why adults were so secretive about it", it added. Read More »

Race 3 Trailer: On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

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Race 3 will be taking the action and thrill a notch higher in the third franchise. But I knew the format and I had to change the format. Effectively popularising pole dance with her act in the film past year, Jacqueline Fernandez started a trend followed by many Bollywood celebrities. Read More »

First Lady Melania Trump Sent To Hospital For Kidney Condition

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Reporting on Monday, the White House said that the First Lady had been sent to the hospital to be treated for a benign kidney condition, according to CBS News on Monday . "Thank you to all of the well-wishers!" he wrote in a tweet. Successful procedure, she is in good spirits. The White House withheld additional information about the first lady's condition, citing her right to privacy. Read More »

Iran embassy congratulates successful Iraq election

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None of the competing blocs appear on track to win a majority in parliament and name a prime minister. Among the traditional powerbrokers looking set to lose big at the election was divisive former premier Nuri al-Maliki, who remains widely reviled for the loss of territory to ISIL. Read More »

It's not easy to say goodbye, says Wenger

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The Premier League will feel so different without Wenger, but sometimes change is needed for the greater good. "It's a bit of all of that (trophies and stadium)", Wenger said. "People want to watch quality". "If he decides to go, I will be so sad but I will understand his decision because it's his career, his life, his family, and I am not the right guy to say you don't have to do that". Read More »

Sneek Peek In To Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja Mehendi, wedding & reception party

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This comes when Sonam is now in Croisette for the Cannes Film Festival 2018 . The Humsafar actor gave Sonam a shout out on Twitter, wishing the actor and her now husband happiness. Sonam's wedding has captured the attention of the nation like none other. While Rhea always accompanies Sonam to Cannes, it looks like she could not this year. Read More »

Allegri: I'm staying at Juventus

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However, after sealing another Serie A title success with Juve at the weekend, Allegri says that his focus is putting together plans to improve the Italian giants ahead of the next campaign. The end of the season has seen several twists. "Once we reach that stage, we will evaluate the future, but there is no critical situation to face". Read More »

Sonam Kapoor makes heads turn as she slays on the red carpet!

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A lot has been written about the outfits the fashionista and her businessman-husband wore at the festivities. Pakistani actress Mahira Khan is in Cannes , France to attend the much anticipated Cannes Film Festival 2018. If there's anything that Sonam's first day at Cannes proved, it's that she certainly doesn't disappoint, whether it's in the fashion or beauty department. Read More »

Ireland trouble Pakistan on Test debut

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Mohammad Abbas did the initial damage with the ball as Ireland collapsed to five for three before lunch, with the paceman finishing with figures of four wickets for 44 in 11 overs, while leg-spinner Shadab Khan took three for 31 in 13.2 overs. Read More »