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 At least 12 dead as truck ploughs into crowd at Berlin Christmas market
204 Views, 20-12-2016, Courtsey News Live

: "I don`t want to use the word `attack` yet although a lot points to that."   The incident evoked memories of an attack in Nice, France in July when a Tunisian-born man drove a 19-tonne truck along the beach front, mowing down people who had gathered to watch the fireworks on Basti...Read more

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
517 Views, 20-09-2016, Courtsey News Live

: Actress Angelina Jolie has filed for a divorce from actor Brad Pitt, her husband of two years and romantic partner since 2005, her attorney said in a statement on Tuesday, signaling the end of one of Hollywood\’s most glamorous and powerful couples. "This decision was made for the heal...Read more

 Turkish air strikes hit 12 targets in north Iraq: Military
570 Views, 06-09-2016, Courtsey News Live

  Turkish warplanes destroyed 12 targets in northern Iraq late on Monday, the military said, striking a region where Ankara says the leadership of Turkey`s outlawed Kurdish militant group PKK is based.   The military statement said the sites hit were in the Metina and Hakurk regions of ...Read more

Explosion rocks SpaceX launch site in Florida
489 Views, 01-09-2016, Courtsey News Live

: An explosion rocked the SpaceX launch site in Florida on Thursday. NASA says SpaceX was conducting a test-firing of its unmanned rocket when the blast occurred on Thursday morning. The test, considered routine, was in advance of a planned Saturday launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Bu...Read more

 Twelve people killed in American University attack: Afghan police
319 Views, 25-08-2016, Courtsey News Live

Twelve people, including seven students, three police and two security guards, were killed in an attack by gunmen on the American University in the Afghan capital, Kabul, police said on Thursday.   Fraidoon Obaidi, chief of the Kabul police Criminal Investigation Department, told Reuters 44 p...Read more

 US scrambled jets as Syrian regime targeted Kurdish forces: Pentagon
226 Views, 20-08-2016, Courtsey News Live

The US-led coalition scrambled fighter jets to protect Kurdish forces working with American advisors in Syria as they were being targeted by planes from President Bashar al-Assad`s regime, the Pentagon said Friday.   "This was done as a measure to protect coalition forces," Pentagon...Read more

 Three killed, 40 wounded in PKK car bomb attack in eastern Turkey
210 Views, 18-08-2016, Courtsey News Live

Three people were killed and 40 more wounded today in a car bomb attack in Turkey’s eastern city of Van carried out by Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants, a local official said.   The attack targeted a police headquarters in the central Ipekyolu district of Van city, Van governorat...Read more

 Army Chief to visit Jammu and Kashmir today to take stock of situation
167 Views, 17-08-2016, Courtsey News Live

 Army Chief General Dalbir Suhag will on Wednesday visit Jammu to take stock of the situation as violence continued in the Kashmir Valley.   The death toll stands at 65 in the weeks of Kashmir unrest triggered by the July 8 killing of rebel commander Burhan Wani.   Incidentally, E...Read more

33 killed, 28 injured as crowded bus veers off road in Nepal
171 Views, 16-08-2016, Courtsey News Live

: A bus filled with people traveling to their home villages in Nepal to receive the first government payments for victims of last year’s devastating earthquake slipped off a narrow mountain road, killing at least 33 people and injuring 28 others. The bus was heading to Kartike Deurali village...Read more