KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says standoff at Intercontinental Hotel over with all attackers killed, Taliban claim attack.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If Rafael Nadal wanted a fitness test in the first week, he got one in his almost four-hour, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Diego Schwartzman.
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi sacked the mayor of the capital Mogadishu and appointed his information minister to replace him on Sunday. The president, in a decree, named Abdirahman Omar Osman as the new mayor, replacing Taabit Abdi Mohamed. Local media reported on Saturday that Mohamed and Prime
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, killing at least five people, including a foreigner, and setting off a gun battle with security forces that lasted well over 12 hours and continued into Sunday afternoon.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics. Appearing live on South Korean television,
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the Syrian conflict in a telephone call, in particular ways to bring stability to the country's north, the Russian foreign ministry said on Sunday.
HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Four rockets fired from Syria hit a Turkish border town on Sunday as Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters pushed forward with an offensive to drive Syrian Kurdish forces from an enclave in northern Syria, the state-run news agency reported.
Melania Trump may not be as popular as her predecessor Michelle Obama but she is far more popular than her husband. The most notable thing about Melania Trump’s tenure as first lady so far has been her absence: it took her five months to relocate from New York to the White House, a spell unheard of
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on Afghanistan, where gunmen stormed the Intercontinental Hotel in the capital, Kabul (all times local):
Sydney, Jan 21 (IANS) Hugh Hefner's widow Crystal Harris still mourns the loss of her Playboy founder husband and says she misses him every day. Since his death, Harris says she does not feel the need to be "dolled up" in lots of make-up because that is something she did just to be part
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is campaigning to get at least five times more women elected to parliament this spring in its first vote in nearly 10 years, the country's first women's affairs minister says.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of a hugely popular North Korean girl band crossed the heavily fortified border into South Korea on Sunday to check preparations for rare performances by an art troupe she also leads during next month's Winter Olympics.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan 21 (ANI): Afghanistan Ministry of Interior (MoI) has confirmed that all the three terrorists, who attacked the Intercontinental Hotel here, have been eliminated after a 13-hour stand-off, the Tolo News reported. MoI spokesperson Najib Danish confirmed that the security forces
SINGAPORE (AP) — Sergio Garcia played 27 holes on the last day without dropping a shot to win the Singapore Open by five strokes Sunday in an ominous display of his new found self-belief as he prepares to defend his Masters title.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is defending President Donald Trump's move to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, a decision that has touched off uneasiness among Arab nations on his first tour of the region.
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new synthetic virus that can lead to the development of a more effective vaccine against smallpox in humans. Researchers from the University of Alberta produced an infectious horsepox virus, which they synthetically reconstructed using a published
Kabul, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 18 pro-government militiamen were killed following a Taliban ambush in Afghanistan's northern province of Balkh, officials said on Sunday. The incident occurred in village Bozboy in Sholgra district on Saturday night when Taliban militants stormed a security checkpoint
Turkey continued to fire artillery at a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria on Sunday, after Turkey's state media said four rockets from Syria had hit a Turkish border town. The cross-border fire marked the second day of Turkey's new front in the nearly seven-year-old Syrian civil
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS) Smartphone cameras are now helping Russian researchers analyse rare ultra-high energy cosmic rays (UHECR). The UHECR emanate from supernovae and black holes and, upon interacting with air particles, form cascades of secondary particles with lower energy.
SYDNEY (AP) — Jos Buttler completed a century off the last ball of the innings to guide England to an imposing total of 302 for six in the third one-day international against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday.
Kabul, Jan 21 (IANS) Terrorists stormed the upscale Intercontinental Hotel here, triggering heavy fighting with security forces that ended on Sunday leaving 10 persons including all four attackers dead, authorities said. Seven others were wounded in the attack, Afghan Interior Ministry spokesperson
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Nicolas Cage has spoken out in support of the #MeToo movement and said that "talent and creativity needs to be heard and supported and cherished". "Every opportunity I get to work with a female director - one of the best movies I ever made was 'Valley
Oprah Winfrey and Rob Lowe give Montecito its star power, but it's people like Antonio and Victor Benitez who keep the wealthy Southern California community running.