Fri, February 23, 2018

Florida high school shooting kills 17

Image Courtesy: The Advocate Washington: At least 17 people were killed and several others were injured in a school shooting on Wednesday in the US state of Florida...

US shutdown over, new deadline looms

Washington: US President Donald Trump has signed a temporary funding bill ending a nearly three-day government shutdown, capping off deadlock and reinstating funds...

Southern California wildfire largest on record

Los Angeles: The wildfire, which has razed 273,400 acres in southern California so far, has become the largest wildfire in the state since records began. The Ca...

The Moral Appeal of Human Rights: Babu Gogineni

Babu Gogineni IS IT WORTH THE EFFORT?  With wide-spread poverty, malnutrition, ill health, gender discrimination, unequal distribution of the world’s resourc...

'Over 100 Rohingya killed fleeing Myanmar in two months'

United Nations: More than 100 Rohingya refugees have drowned in shipwrecks and boat capsizes as they fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh, according to a UN official....

7.3-magnitude quake near Iran-Iraq border kills 147

Tehran/Baghdad: At least 147 people were killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale struck near the Iran-Iraq border, media reports said...

26 killed in Texas church shooting

Washington: At least 26 people were killed when a lone gunman wearing a ballistic vest and carrying a military-style rifle, opened fire on worshippers at a Baptist...

Over 800,000 Rohingya in B'desh in 'most acute' situation: UN

United Nations: UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi has told the UN Security Council that over 800,000 Myanmar Rohingya were probably in the &...

Terrorism charges filed against New York attack suspect (Lead)

New York: US federal prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against the suspect of Tuesday's truck attack in New York which left eight dead and 13 others inj...

Terror attack near 9/11 site in New York kills 8

New York: In the second terror attack within a month in the US, a man wielding a truck as a weapon on Tuesday ploughed through bicyclists and pedestrians on a stre...
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