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Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

The Syrian government claimed on Saturday it had released 672 prisoners, as a part of a "reconciliation process". Tens of thousands of people have been detained since the Syrian war began in March 2011. The woman's husband stressed that his son is ready to join the military service. Ibrahim Barakeh, 64, from Al Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, said he had been in jail for 16 months on a charge of funding terrorists. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

United Kingdom prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May is in for a hard Tuesday as she is due to hold talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to secure an informal alliance before meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Brexit minister David Davis has insisted the approach to the European Union divorce has not changed, but at the meeting with lawmakers on Monday, May recognized that a broader consensus needed to be built for Brexit and made clear she would listen to all wings of the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Ronaldo sets Portugal on way to Confederations Cup semis

Portugal is a heavy favourite to make it back-to-back victories on Saturday and progress as group winners but Santos was impressed by the efforts of tournament outsiders New Zealand in its battling 2-1 loss to Mexico . "We started from the ground up and we are trying to take steps to reach higher goals ". Hosts Russia took a deserved 25th-minute lead through Aleksandr Samedov , but Nestor Araujo equalised for Mexico with a looping header on the half hour. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

GJELTEN: Agent Slater said it appears Hodgkinson's decision to shoot up a Republican baseball practice was more spontaneous than planned. He fired 60 shots as he stalked the Alexandria, Virginia field, injuring Scalise and three others, from a modified 7.62mm caliber SKS rifle and a 9mm handgun before he was killed, likely by Capitol Police officers on Scalise's protective detail. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

Bombings at market in Pakistan kill 15

Friday evening, gunmen in the port city of Karachi attacked police officers at a roadside restaurant and killed four of them before fleeing, according to senior police officer Asif Ahmed. TV footage showed panicked people rushing to safety following the Parachinar market bombings. According to political sources, a suicide bomber blew himself near the Toori market which caused as many casualties. Consulte Mais Informação

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Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

The deadliest of Friday's attacks came during rush hour in the town of Parachinar , where local authorities say 67 people were killed and scores more were injured. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to release the information. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called for security to be beefed up across the country as he condemned the attack, saying that no Muslim could ever imagine committing such a "horrific" act. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the USA -led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them from advancing in the region. Within the last 12 days the U.S. has shot down two Iranian drones near the outpost of al-Tanf. That brings it closer to clashing with the US-led coalition and the forces it backs on the ground. Consulte Mais Informação

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Delhi Admission 2017: Here's the reason for drop in the cutoff percentage

Delhi Admission 2017: Here's the reason for drop in the cutoff percentage

Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), one of the most sought-after institute in Delhi, on Friday released its first cut-off for BCom (Hons) and BA (Hons) Economics with highest for both being 97.75 per cent for general category. The admissions on basis of the first cut-off list , as announced by colleges, will be done between June 24 and June 28. According to reports, the varsity has received almost 2.2 lakh applicants to fill in 56,000 seats in its 63 colleges. Consulte Mais Informação

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DSP Ayub Pandith's lynching in Srinagar: Three more arrested, SP shunted out

DSP Ayub Pandith's lynching in Srinagar: Three more arrested, SP shunted out

The incident did not impact the obligatory prayers and other ceremonies held inside the mosque. What has shocked people about his killing is that he was killed during the holiest night of the Islamic calendar - "Shab-e-Qadr". This is very unfortunate. "May the people who lynched DySP Pandith burn in hell for their sins". Calling it a "brutal" act, Mirwaiz tweeted that "state brutality should not snatch our humanity and values". Consulte Mais Informação

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Timeline of events surrounding MI airport stabbing

Neville was stabbed Wednesday at the airport in Flint , about 50 miles (80.46 kilometers) northwest of Detroit. Gelios says Ftouhi "did want to identify an global airport". According to the FBI, Ftouhi said something similar to "you have killed people in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, and we are all going to die". As early as Sunday, Ftouhi had arrived in MI where he is confirmed by House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul to have attempted to purchase a gun once in the Flint area. Consulte Mais Informação

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