BIRMINGHAM,  Aug 19:  An Alabama teenager is charged in the slaying of an 85-year-old man who was doused with gasoline and set on fire.

BEIJING, Aug 19:  The Chinese government is holding chief editors of news websites personally liable for content after several portals this year posted material that was seen as embarrassing to President Xi Jinping.

BEIRUT, Aug 18: Syrian opposition activists have released haunting footage showing a young boy rescued from the rubble in the aftermath of a devastating airstrike in Aleppo.

Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing in Istanbul

Published On: August 18, 2016 05:53 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ISTANBUL, Aug 18: A Qatar Airways passenger jet made an emergency landing at Istanbul's main airport shortly after takeoff Thursday following a fire in one of its engines, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

2 car bombs in eastern Turkey kill 6, wound at least 219

Published On: August 18, 2016 04:02 PM NPT By: Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey, Aug 18: Two car bombings targeted police stations in Turkey, killing at least six people and wounding 219 others, officials said Thursday.

TETERBORO, Aug 17: Donald Trump announced a shakeup of his campaign leadership Wednesday, the latest sign of tumult in his bid for the White House as his poll numbers slip and only 82 days remain before the election.

SEOUL, South Korea, Aug 17: A senior North Korean diplomat based in London has defected to South Korea, becoming one of the highest-level officials to do so, South Korea said Wednesday.

At least 12 dead in India from drinking tainted liquor

Published On: August 17, 2016 01:13 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PATNA, India, Aug 17:  At least 12 people have died after drinking bootleg liquor in the eastern Indian state of Bihar, police said Wednesday.

An Indian doctor injects six to death

Published On: August 17, 2016 11:03 AM NPT By: Agencies

MAHARASHTRA, Aug.17: A doctor, in India, has been arrested on charges of injecting six people to death and burying them at his farmhouse, local police said Tuesday.

US tanks join Polish army parade as military ties deepen

Published On: August 15, 2016 06:31 PM NPT By: Associated Press

WARSAW, Aug 15: American tanks and soldiers have taken part in a yearly military parade in Warsaw, a symbolic show of increased U.S. military involvement in a region shaken by a more assertive Russia.