Bangladesh police kill 'mastermind' of Dhaka cafe attack

Published On: August 27, 2016 05:21 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW DELHI, Aug 27: Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead.

Italian quake death toll rises to 290

Published On: August 27, 2016 03:34 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy, Aug 27: Italian authorities say the death toll in an Italian earthquake has risen yet again as bodies continued to be recovered and now stands at 290.

UN condemns 4 North Korean ballistic missile launches

Published On: August 27, 2016 01:50 PM NPT By: Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 27: The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August on Friday night, calling them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity.

CHARLESTON, Aug 26: Federal agents in South Carolina have seized 35 tons of a chemical used to make methamphetamine at the Port of Charleston and are investigating whether the contraband is tied to a drug operation.

Flood waters stabilize in India, but thousands evacuated

Published On: August 26, 2016 01:05 PM NPT By: Associated Press

VARANASI, India, Aug 26: Nearly 3,000 people were evacuated in India's remote northeast after an artificial lake created by a landslide threatened their lives, even as flood water levels stabilized in the worst-hit areas of the north, officials said Friday.

WikiLeaks founder and Editor-in-chief Julian Assange said on Wednesday his organisation planned to release “significant” information linked to the campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton before the November 8 election.

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug 25: A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 12 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman said.

Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go kills pedestrian

Published On: August 25, 2016 03:01 PM NPT By: Agencies

A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan's first death related to the Nintendo Co craze.

AMATRICE, Italy, Aug 25: The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local): 6:30 a.m. Italian authorities say that the death toll from Wednesday's earthquake in the central part of the country has risen to 247.

WASHINGTON, Aug 25: After scanning the vast reaches of the cosmos for Earth-like planets where life might exist, astronomers have found one right next door.