• Iran sentences Iranian-American, his father each to 10 years
Iran sentences Iranian-American, his father each to 10 years

Businessman Siamak Namazi and his father, Baquer Namazi, who both hold dual citizenship, have been in custody in Iran and were sentenced on charges of spying for the United States, the report said. He also has links to the National Iranian American Council, a Washington-based group that has advocated for better ties between the USA and Iran. The ...

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  • Houthis strike US Navy ship off the coast of Yemen
Houthis strike US Navy ship off the coast of Yemen

ET. USA officials had said earlier Sunday that the Mason had come under attack from two inbound missiles that originated in Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen . Yemeni medical officials said after the attack that more than 100 people had been killed, while the United Nations put the death toll at more than 140.

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  • Major fire at private hospital in Bhubaneswar, at least 22 killed
Major fire at private hospital in Bhubaneswar, at least 22 killed

The fire broke reportedly out in the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital. Hospital fire safety officer, power supply officer and hospital manager will remain suspended till the probe is completed. PM Narendra Modi said he was "anguished" by the fire. Dozens of ambulances were mobilised to shift patients to hospitals across Bhubaneswar . Th...

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  • Chelsea's Conte laughs off sacking rumors, says Terry fit
Chelsea's Conte laughs off sacking rumors, says Terry fit

On the possibility of the defender starting, the Italian said: " I prefer not to give away my line-up, but I will try to make the best decision for the team ." . "The most important thing is to win and we are happy with that". "I have a good relationship with the club and with the team so I take this with a smile".

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  • Defense chief calls Iraqi offensive moment to defeat IS
Defense chief calls Iraqi offensive moment to defeat IS

Iraqi army forces alongside regional militias prepared for a final assault to evict the so-called Islamic State from Mosul. Both Iraq and Turkey are US allies, and while the US-Turkey alliance is fragile, the two countries will likely try to stick to it for the time being, he added.

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  • More women accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual touching
More women accuse Donald Trump of unwanted sexual touching

The accusations - including one from a contestant on his reality show, " The Apprentice " - coincided with the release on Friday of a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll taken on October 7-13 showing him trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton by 7 percentage points among likely voters in the November 8 election.

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  • ISIS Rigs Time-bomb Drones to Blunt Mosul Offensive
ISIS Rigs Time-bomb Drones to Blunt Mosul Offensive

Drone warfare recently entered a new chapter in which America's adversaries can successfully deliver explosives via cheap, commercially-available unmanned aircraft, challenging the USA military to go on the defensive. What is worrying is that a European or American terror cell might do the same thing and conduct a remote control terror attack on a ...

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  • Israel angered by UNESCO decision on holy site
Israel angered by UNESCO decision on holy site

Speaking in a House of Lords debate on Israel on Thursday afternoon, Lord Rabbi Sacks described the Unesco vote as "an outrage, and will achieve nothing but to further damage trust and set back prospects for peace". The resolution - which is renewed periodically, most recently in April - also condemns Israel for the aggressive tactics of it...

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  • Former Norwich City striker Ched Evans found not guilty of rape
Former Norwich City striker Ched Evans found not guilty of rape

The complainant was forced to move house at least five times following the original trial, after being repeatedly identified on social media. "This was done previously, people were prosecuted and heavily fined". She said it was a "desperate girlfriend" trying to help a partner she believed was innocent. Court of Appeal judges Lady Justice Hallett...

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  • STANDALONE: Spanish Fork firefighters recognize National Fire Prevention Week
STANDALONE: Spanish Fork firefighters recognize National Fire Prevention Week

Refreshments will be served. In 1920, President Woodrow Wilson issued the first National Fire Prevention Day proclamation, and since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls.

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  • Belgium snag for EU-Canada trade deal Ceta
Belgium snag for EU-Canada trade deal Ceta

Wallonia, which accounts for 55 percent of the territory of Belgium, and a third of its population, has voiced concerns that CETA would leave the agricultural and industrial sectors too exposed to cheaper Canadian imports. trade deal. Following the vote , Trudeau told reporters in Alberta: "We've always known it's going to require hard work righ...

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  • Pacific Northwest Storms May Be Historic as Typhoon Remnants Blow In
Pacific Northwest Storms May Be Historic as Typhoon Remnants Blow In

It warned winds could topple trees or down power lines. Authorities expect Friday's storm to make poor traveling conditions, with wind gusts ranging from 40 to 60 miles per hour, and even reaching 80 miles per hour along the coast and over the mountains in the region.

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  • Portugal's Guterres, Likely UN Chief, Wants To Build Bridges
Portugal's Guterres, Likely UN Chief, Wants To Build Bridges

The UN Security Council formally approved Guterres on Thursday. The Security Council's recommendation now goes to the UN's 193-member General Assembly, which is expected to vote on Ban's successor next week. During a speech to the General Assembly in April, Guterres said he would be a candidate because "the best place to address the root c...

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  • BRICS nations committed to anti-terror cooperation: Vladimir Putin
BRICS nations committed to anti-terror cooperation: Vladimir Putin

The agreement may be signed in the presence of Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who would arrive in Goa on Friday night. India had made progress in talks regarding the modernisation of Su-30 fighters of the IAF with Russian Federation.

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  • Pres. Duterte signs AO creating presidential task force for media protection
Pres. Duterte signs AO creating presidential task force for media protection

In an apparent break from a weeks-long torrent of anti-American rhetoric, Duterte suggested defense alliances would continue and his foreign policy was to "realign", but reiterated joint exercises with USA troops, a decades-old tradition, would be stopped.

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  • Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes both lose tempers as Bangladesh beat England
Jos Buttler and Ben Stokes both lose tempers as Bangladesh beat England

The lbw decision was overturned on review and led to Buttler being given out but before he left, wild celebrations from the Bangladesh players resulted in the England captain mouthing off before he left. The three-match series is now tied at 1-1. England couldn't recover from the position before they were all out for 204 runs in 44.4 overs,...

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  • Urgent interdict to stop Madonsela from releasing 'State capture' report
Urgent interdict to stop Madonsela from releasing 'State capture' report

On Monday, Zuma asked Madonsela not to report her findings until he has had a chance to question other witnesses and reviewed any evidence that implicated him. " In their campaign to discredit the Public Protector, Zuma's circle of cronies must be reminded that their conduct goes against the seminal Constitutional Court judgement handed down by a f...

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  • Syrian terror suspect kills himself inside German prison cell
Syrian terror suspect kills himself inside German prison cell

Earlier, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said Bakr had undergone a security check previous year, but it did not turn up anything suspicious. He was arrested Monday after a two-day manhunt that began when he evaded security forces during a raid at his apartment. He was found dead on Wednesday in a cell at the Leipzig correctional h...

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  • Spanish diplomat found dead in Islamabad
Spanish diplomat found dead in Islamabad

The counselor was found dead in his F7-2 residence inside a room which was locked from inside. Giner had been living in Islamabad for 34 years. Police have shifted his body to PIMS Hospital.

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  • Egypt's Sisi denies supporting opposition in Ethiopia
Egypt's Sisi denies supporting opposition in Ethiopia

He also defended Egypt's vote in favor of rival French and Russian draft resolutions on Syria at the United Nations. The timing of the deposit makes clear it was received before a suspension of petroleum aid by Saudi Arabia, which began on October 1 and had raised questions over the fate of Saudi aid destined for Egypt.

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