International News

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout- monitor

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout- monitor

Unidentified air strikes have killed 12 civilians in a rebel-held pocket of southern Syria as regime ally Russia presses talks for Damascus to retake the area, a monitor said Wednesday. The deadly strikes late Tuesday hit Nawa, the last town under rebel control in the southern province of Daraa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

July 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Truck hits bus carrying wedding party, killing 15 Pakistanis

Truck hits bus carrying wedding party, killing 15 Pakistanis

Pakistani police say a trailer truck has hit a parked passenger bus carrying wedding guests on a busy highway near the southern city of Hyderabad, killing at least 15 people. The accident took place before dawn Monday in the town of Matiarai in southern Sindh province. Local police official Mohammad Tahir says 17 people were […]

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

A mob slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles at a breeding ground in Indonesia’s West Papua province in retaliation for the death of a local man, officials said Monday. A total of 292 crocodiles were killed by hundreds of villagers on Saturday following the funeral of a 48-year-old man who was killed by crocodiles after entering the […]

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More

European Crises

Erdogan hints Turkey may ban some Israeli goods because of Gaza violence

Erdogan hints Turkey may ban some Israeli goods because of Gaza violence

President Tayyip Erdogan has hinted that Turkey might consider imposing a ban on imports of some Israeli goods over the killing of Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces on the Gaza border, media reported on Tuesday. Erdogan, who is campaigning for re-election in June, last week hosted Muslim leaders who condemned the events in Gaza and […]

May 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Turkey jails man for life for Syrian mother, daughter murders

Turkey jails man for life for Syrian mother, daughter murders

A Turkish court has sentenced a man to life in prison for murdering a Syrian opposition activist and her journalist daughter in a crime that shocked the exile community, state media said Wednesday. Aroubeh Barakat and her 22-year-old daughter Halla Barakat were found dead in their Istanbul apartment in September last year. Syrian national Ahmet […]

March 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6

Russian teenager attacks schoolmates with an ax, wounding 6

Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and a teacher. Russia’s Investigative Committee said the ninth-grader entered a class during a lesson Friday and attacked seventh-graders and their teacher. He ignited a firebomb in the class and tried to kill […]

January 19, 2018 | By | Reply More

Arab Uprising

Palestinian dies after being shot in Gaza clashes- ministry

Palestinian dies after being shot in Gaza clashes- ministry

A Palestinian has died days after being shot by Israeli forces in clashes along the Gaza border, the enclave’s health ministry said Tuesday. Sari al-Shobaki had been transferred to Jerusalem for treatment after being shot several days ago east of Gaza City, the ministry in the Hamas-run territory said. A ministry spokesman said the 23-year-old […]

July 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
Watchdog reports on alleged Syria attack behind airstrikes

Watchdog reports on alleged Syria attack behind airstrikes

The global chemical weapons watchdog said Friday in an interim report that “various chlorinated organic chemicals” were found at the site in Syria where a chemical attack is suspected of being carried out in April. A fact-finding mission of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons warned that it was too early to come […]

July 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
First new steps for Syrian girl who used tin cans for legs

First new steps for Syrian girl who used tin cans for legs

Eight-year-old Maya Merhi, who was born with no legs, had to shuffle around a camp in northern Syria on makeshift limbs fashioned from old tubing and tin cans. Now she is taking her first tentative steps in Istanbul on prosthetic legs, after images of her struggling in the tent encampment in Idlib appeared on social […]

July 6, 2018 | By | Reply More

Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

At least 42 people were killed across seven states since Wednesday following days of severe weather, including flash floods in Illinois and tornadoes in Texas. The Marion County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office said five people were killed Saturday as a major storm system brought flash flooding and blizzard conditions to parts of the United States. In […]

December 28, 2015 | By | Reply More
US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

Dec 25, – Recovery crews and utility workers began cleaning up widespread damage on Thursday left by severe storms that spawned tornadoes across six states in the U.S. South and Midwest, killing at least 14 people and destroying scores of homes. Emergency declarations were issued in Mississippi and Tennessee, the two states hardest hit by […]

December 25, 2015 | By | Reply More

Health & Fitness

Women binge drinking before pregnancy can have life-long effects on children

Women binge drinking before pregnancy can have life-long effects on children

Binge drinking women before they become pregnant risk of harming their babies, a study suggests. Women taking excessive alcohol even before pregnancy are more likely to have children with high blood sugar, increasing their chances of developing diabetes as adults. For women, binge drinking is defined as having the equivalent of four or more drinks […]

April 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Dutch kill 190,000 ducks to contain bird flu outbreak

Dutch officials have culled 190,000 ducks on a central Netherlands farm where inspectors have confirmed the presence of a highly infectuous strain of bird flu, officials and local media said Sunday. The outbreak was detected at a farm in Biddinghuizen, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) west of Amsterdam, where about 180,000 ducks were put down […]

November 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

Oct 02, – Zika infection during pregnancy can cause severe brain-related birth defects. But the report seems to confirm health officials’ belief that infections after birth in children are similar to infections in adults— most people don’t feel sick, and some develop only mild symptoms like fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes. A first […]

October 2, 2016 | By | Reply More

Women Rights

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Husband ties up sleeping wife and cuts her EARS off in brutal attack

Afghan woman Zarina, 23, said the man, who married her when she was just 13, assaulted her while she was asleep. She has revealed how her husband tied her up and cut off her ears in an horrific domestic violence attack in Afghanistan. “The woman said I haven’t committed any sin,” she told. “I don’t […]

February 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mother who had undergone a hysterectomy allowed her partner to rape her 14-year-old daughter and get her pregnant so he could have a child, a court heard. The woman’s boyfriend reigned in terror over his stepdaughter, sexually abusing her for years in his downstairs “den”, a jury was told. The alleged victim’s mum, who has […]

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers conference on Women’s rights and Environment

Human Rights Observers an organization in special status with UN ECOSOC has organized conference on Women’s rights and Environmental awareness Speaking on the occasion prominent senior advocate smt. Venkateshwari, stated that Violence against women and girls, a gross human rights violation, devastates lives, causes untold pain, suffering and illness. She has given various examples of […]

December 3, 2016 | By | Reply More

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