Woman in custody after ‘criminal’ incident near US Capitol

Washington: US Capitol Police apprehended a female driver after she attempted to run over several officers and struck a police cruiser near the US Capitol on Wednesday. The woman was taken into custody and there were no reported injuries The incident happened around 9:22 am (local time) when police officers observed an “erratic and aggressive More...

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By Agencies On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Man attacks woman in US gurdwara, held

Washington: A 37-year-old man was arrested after he attacked a woman inside a gurdwara in the US state of Oregon. The accused had a criminal history, including three DUII convictions According to the police, Timothy More...

By IANS On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

`Former PM Oli playing mischief in Nepal politics’

Dakhla (Morocco): As Nepal continues to be in political ferment with the Madhes-based parties upset over their demand for amending the Constitution not being met, some prominent Nepali politicians feel the entire More...

By Agencies On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Pakistan allows Gen Sharif to head Saudi-led military alliance

Islamabad: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday said that Pakistan government has formally permitted ex-army chief Gen Raheel Sharif to head the Saudi Arabia-led military alliance to fight terrorism. Saudi More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Mubarak walks free after six years in jail

Cairo: Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was freed from detention on Friday and left the military hospital where he had spent most of the past six years since the revolution that ousted him from office, his More...

By Agencies On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Two more arrested over London terror attack

London: Two more “significant arrests” were made on Friday for the Westminster terror attack as investigators continue to question eight suspects arrested earlier during raids across Britain. Rowley More...

By Agencies On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Man held for ‘driving at crowd’ in Belgium

Brussels: A man was arrested in the Belgian city of Antwerp after he drove at high speed towards a crowd on Thursday, police said. A man in camouflage was taken away According to police, the vehicle had French number More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Musharraf wanted ‘underhand’ deal in 2007: Sharif

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that former military ruler Pervez Musharraf offered him an “underhand” deal to form a joint government but he turned it down. He said his family More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

US bans electronics on flights from 8 Muslim countries

Washington: Passengers headed to the US from eight Muslim-majority countries and North Africa have been barred from carrying electronic devices larger than a cellphone under a new flight restriction enacted on Tuesday More...

By Agencies On Monday, March 20th, 2017

14 killed in Afghan military base attack

Kabul: Three soldiers and 11 militants were killed during a clash at a military base in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province, a top official said on Monday. Attackers were also believed to have taken control of More...