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Ex-cricketer Khan leads Pakistan elections in early counting

Ex-cricketer Khan leads Pakistan elections in early counting

It appears likely Tehreek-e-Insaf will fall short of the 137 seats needed to form a government, raising the prospect Mr Khan's party will have to find coalition partners. "This whole election could be null and void, and we don't want this". The PML-N says it is the target of the alleged military machinations. However, as PTI supporters across the country started early celebrations in anticipation of their victory, PML-N president Shahbaz Sharif announced their rejection of the election ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Multiple bomb attacks kill over 180 in Syria

Multiple bomb attacks kill over 180 in Syria

The head of Syria's health authority put the number of fatalities from the attacks at 38, but the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of sources on the ground, put the death toll to 56. Syrian and Russian planes have been bombing the ISIS-held territory intensively in recent days. The bloodshed came nearly a week into a Russia-backed regime campaign to oust IS fighters from a holdout in a neighboring province of the country's south. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz dismisses poll results

Massive delays and allegations of rigging dominated the early hours of Thursday in Pakistan, where official election results were still not announced even 12 hours after polling ended. The PML-N says it is the target of the alleged military machinations. Incidents of firing and grenade attacks on polling stations were also reported from the Khuzdar district in Balochistan, Larkana in Sindh province and elsewhere. Consulte Mais Informação

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Philippines: Duterte's human rights smears a

Philippines: Duterte's human rights smears a "classic diversionary tactic"

Duterte told a joint session of Congress the anti-narcotics campaign, which has earned him global notoriety, was "far from over", taking a swipe at activists and political opponents who seek to bring him to book for thousands of killings. Police vigorously rebut those allegations. Since assuming power, Duterte has sought to downgrade Manila's ties with its traditional ally, Washington. Consulte Mais Informação

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Farmers prefer Trump do trade deals than hand them cash

Farmers prefer Trump do trade deals than hand them cash

Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, whose family operates a farm in eastern Iowa, said the administration's move was "encouraging for the short term" but farmers needed "markets and opportunity, not government handouts". "However, our concerns still lie in a lengthy trade war that will cause long-term, irreparable harm to US agriculture", the statement reads. President Donald Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced a trade agreement that involves working ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Justine Damond's family files civil rights complaint

Justine Damond's family files civil rights complaint

The lawsuit alleges Noor violated Damond's constitutional right to life and that Noor and the officer he was patrolling with that night, Matthew Harrity, conspired to intentionally not activate their body-worn cameras. Noor faces third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter criminal charges in connection to her death. Prosecutors say there was no evidence Noor encountered a threat that justified the use of deadly force. Consulte Mais Informação

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GOP Lawmakers Move to Impeach Rod Rosenstein

GOP Lawmakers Move to Impeach Rod Rosenstein

The department has provided lawmakers with more than 800,000 documents, but Meadows said after the meeting that there was still "frustration" with how Justice has handled the oversight requests. The House is not expected to vote immediately on the resolution. Perhaps to cheer him up, Trump's closest congressional allies are stepping up their efforts to turn the tables and mess with his tormenters in the Justice Department, the intelligence agencies, and the special counsel's office. Consulte Mais Informação

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Last remaining United States airlines give in to Chinese pressure on Taiwan

Last remaining United States airlines give in to Chinese pressure on Taiwan

In a tweet, Tsai said that Taiwan was now like "the canary in the coal mine of China's rise". Most airlines based elsewhere, including Air Canada, Lufthansa, and British Airways had earlier made the change, according to Reuters . China can also prevent Chinese booking agencies from booking flights on airlines that don't comply and can limit how many tourists can travel to the USA from China, a move that has been implemented on South Korea and Taiwan in the past. Consulte Mais Informação

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