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USA women sweep podium for first time in 100-meter hurdles USA women sweep podium for first time in 100-meter hurdles
- August 28, 2016

Brianna Rollins from the United States , center left, celebrates winning the gold medal in the women's 100-meter hurdles final ahead of second placed United States' Nia Ali, center right, and third placed United States' Kristi Castlin, left, during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. (more...)
British PM to trigger EU pull-out 'without parliament vote' British PM to trigger EU pull-out 'without parliament vote'
- August 28, 2016

A case has also been filed in the high court, arguing that Article 50 can not be triggered until the European Communities Act 1972 is repealed to allow it. Last week, the Sunday Herald revealed O'Donnell's successor as head of the civil service, Lord Kerslake, believed Brexit would take "at least five years" because of its complexity. (more...)
Powerful quake causes damage to 190 ancient pagodas, temples in Myanmar
- August 28, 2016

A powerful natural disaster with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck near Chauk in central Myanmar (Burma), killing at least 4 people and injuring dozens more. An official said several temples in Bagan were severely damaged. Bagan , also known as Pagan, is one of Myanmar's top tourist attractions, drawing visitors from all over the world who can view a panorama of temples stretching to the horizon flanked by the Irrawaddy River. (more...)
Turkish soldier killed in Syria by rocket attack Turkish soldier killed in Syria by rocket attack
- August 28, 2016

Turkey sent tanks across the border to help Syrian rebels capture Jarablus from the Islamic State group, and to contain Kurdish-led forces. Such a zone would also lead to the creation of a safe area that could allow more than 2 million Syrian refugees in Turkey to return home. (more...)
MQM's soft revolt against Altaf has taken place MQM's soft revolt against Altaf has taken place
- August 27, 2016

Senior party leader Asif Hasnain was arrested on Thursday from Karachi airport while leaving overseas. MQM's soft revolt against Altaf has taken place was posted in National of TheNews International - https://www.thenews.com.pk on August 27, 2016 and was last updated on August 27, 2016. (more...)
ODU grad among the dead in Afghanistan college attack ODU grad among the dead in Afghanistan college attack
- August 27, 2016

Rahimi said 35 students and nine police officers were injured. Afghan officials have often accused Pakistan of harboring Taliban militants and leaders. " Outcome of the op so far has been shared with afghan authorities ", the military said. The attack on AUAF comes two weeks after two university staff, an American and an Australian, were kidnapped from their vehicle by unknown gunmen. (more...)