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by | June 02, 2019 | 14:08

An experienced amateur climber who had been on mountain expeditions in India's Ladakh region previously, Ms McCance was attempting to climb India's second-highest peak Nanda Devi as part of an expedition group led by renowned UK-based mountain guide Martin Moran .

by | June 02, 2019 | 12:54

The rockets fired on Friday are not believed to be spillover from internal fighting in Syria as was the case in past rocket fire on the country's North, as there are not any Syrian operations in the area close to the border with the Golan. Hezbollah is a Lebanese armed and political group that, along with Iran, supports Syria's President Bashar al-Assad . A statement from the military said it held the Syrian regime accountable "for every action taken against Israel", with Prime Minister ...

by | June 02, 2019 | 11:51

Sheriff James Singleton in Arkansas' Hempstead County said his agency and others had begun searching Friday afternoon outside of Hope, Arkansas, at the request of Houston police. He has since been arrested and charged and remains in Jail. Dogs trained to find cadavers reacted to the trunk of the vehicle, Pat Stayton, a prosecutor with the Harris County District Attorney's Office, said at Vence's probable-cause court hearing.

by | June 02, 2019 | 09:44

The United States' State Department has now made it mandatory for nearly all visa applicants to submit details of their social media profiles as well as email addresses and phone numbers from the past five years, BBC reported on Saturday.

by | June 02, 2019 | 07:40

On Saturday, acting United States defence secretary Patrick Shanahan told the meeting that the U.S. would no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia. An increase in Chinese tariffs on most US imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, after Washington's own tariff increases.

by | June 01, 2019 | 19:29

The official did not say what companies are on the list, adding that they will be announced at a later date. Trump's tariffs on Mexico are ostensibly about pressuring the Mexican government to stop illegal immigration into the U.S., though the move is likely to simply increase tensions and raise prices for American consumers.

by | June 01, 2019 | 17:12

CALGARY-Residents along the northern edge of a county border south of High Level, Alta., have been ordered to evacuate as the Chuckegg Creek wildfire expands south. A wildfire in the area closed the highway earlier in the week. He said he has never seen such long line-ups at the gas stations across town. "Be ready for anything".

by | June 01, 2019 | 14:11

They were all charged with spying for the United States and poorly reporting on the negotiations without properly grasping U.S. intentions. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters in Berlin that he had seen the report and the U.S.

by | June 01, 2019 | 10:12

In northwestern Kurdistan province, where rebel groups have been active for decades, police said they arrested three armed militants and foiled a planned attack on marchers in the provincial capital Sanandaj, state broadcaster IRIB reported.

by | June 01, 2019 | 09:57

The U.S. has increasingly been forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while their cases wind through U.S. immigration court, shuttling them back and forth from the border for hearings. The report released Friday and first reported by CNN comes two days after El Paso agents arrested a group of 1,036 immigrants - the largest encountered.

by | June 01, 2019 | 05:00

The gator will be taken to a private farm in Fort Meade if it is deemed to be a candidate for relocation, police said. She says she played computer games while waiting for help to arrive. Pictures posted on the Clearwater Police Department's Facebook page show the gator made a mess of the kitchen. According to the Clearwater Police Department, the 11-foot apex predator was found inside a home on Eagles Landing Circle West, after it broke through a kitchen window.

by | June 01, 2019 | 02:42

Police said they believed the gunman had acted alone. A Virginia Beach police officer was among those shot, but was saved by his bullet-proof vest, Cervera said. "I don't know what would possess somebody to come in and just start shooting at people". The area around the building, which contains a range of city government buildings, was put into lockdown.

by | May 31, 2019 | 23:24

The S-400 is a Russian system created to shoot down an aircraft like the F-35, and it is inconceivable to imagine Russia not taking advantage of that collection opportunity", she added. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said earlier this month that the purchase of S-400 defense systems from Russian Federation was a done deal, adding that Ankara would also jointly produce S-500 defense systems with Moscow.

by | May 31, 2019 | 22:26

The Boeing 737 Max aircraft will not return to the skies before August, according to the boss of aviation's main trade body. IATA plans to organise a summit with airlines , regulators and Boeing in 5 to 7 weeks to discuss what is needed for the 737 MAX to return to service , he said.

by | May 31, 2019 | 21:36

Mr Assange is now serving a 50-week sentence for skipping bail in 2012 and fleeing to the Ecuadorean embassy, where he stayed for almost seven years. "It was obvious that Mr Assange's health has been seriously affected by the extremely hostile and arbitrary environment he has been exposed to for many years".

by | May 31, 2019 | 21:34

The life term handed out to Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal (Retd), who was the DGMO during the infamous Raymond Davis episode in 2011, will keep him in prison for 14 years. ISPR also released a video statement of Major General Asif Ghafoor confirming the arrest of the two officers and their court-martial. "Reports are circulating in the media that two senior army officers are under arrest".

by | May 31, 2019 | 21:33

The PDP, in a statement by its national spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan said Buhari's failure to address Nigerians during the inauguration shows his "insensitivity and the level of derision with which his handlers and party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) hold Nigerians, perhaps, given that the Presidential mandate they parade did not emanate from the people".

by | May 31, 2019 | 19:16

China responded by announcing that it would increase tariffs on $60 billion in American products on Saturday, giving some room for a potential resolution which has not materialised. Since the latest round of USA tariffs, which caught Beijing by surprise, Chinese state media has gone on the offensive. Cutting off exports to the USA could give Beijing leverage in trade talks as China supplies 80% of the rare earths imported by the United States.

by | May 31, 2019 | 12:38

China maintains a robust maritime militia in the South China Sea composed of fishing vessels equipped to carry out missions just short of combat. He reported that the vessel was shadowed by a Chinese warship and "helicopter pilots had lasers pointed at them from passing fishing vessels".

by | May 31, 2019 | 12:31

South Africa's economy grew just 0.8 percent in 2018 and unemployment hovers at over 27 percent - soaring to over 50 percent among young people. "For the first time in the history of our country, half of all the ministers are women", Ramaphosa said in a televised press conference.