Thushara Upuldeniya, spokesman for the Prison Department, said an armed gang blocked the bus transporting the prisoners. Another vehicle drove by and shot at the Black Maria killing seven persons. In addition to "Samayan", suspects Santhaka Chalana... More..
Earlier this year, Blumhouse fronted the domestic box office for three straight weeks with its M. Night Shyamalan thriller Split . Get Out effectively pushed The Lego Batman Movie into second place. The ...More..
Emergency officials said waters rushing down from the Andes since Saturday afternoon cut off roads and caused landslides. The contamination prompted civic authorities to cut drinking water supply leaving thousa...More..
Jihad Makdissi, former spokesman for the Syrian foreign ministry who heads the independent Cairo platform, told The Irish Times his group's objectives - reform and decentralisation - were at odds with the g...More..
The minister said the chemical caused "serious paralysis which led to the death of the person in such a short period of time". He sought help at the customer service counter and was treated at the airport cli...More..
Last week, Iraqi forces started a major offensive to dislodge Islamic State from the western section of Mosul, nearly a month after they drove the militants from the eastern side of the city. Lt. Gen. Abdul Ami...More..
But aside from that mortifying moment, and aside from Jimmy Kimmel's trolling of Trump and the political undertones running throughout, there was something else that captured the Internet's attention: Nicole ...More..
Their second innings lasted 125 minutes, briefer than a Bollywood movie. Australia's lowest is 83, recorded in Melbourne in February 1981. Steve O'Keefe once again stole the show and Steve Smith made an astou...More..
The military operation to retake Iraq's second-largest city from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group was officially launched in October a year ago, and in January its eastern half was declared...More..
An insurgent attack in the central Syria city of Homs on Saturday strained efforts to get peace talks in Geneva off the ground, with the United Nations mediator warning of "spoilers" trying to derail negotiati...More..
Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi will visit the United States from Monday to Tuesday at the invitation of the US government, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang announced on Sunday. On February 21, Yang sp...More..
The humanitarian also has her own Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa that has already been running for nearly 10 years now. If you've ever wondered why Oprah Winfrey doesn't have children, wonder no...More..
South southwest wind around 10 miles per hour. Chance of rain 30 percent. Sunday: Cloudy. 60 percent chance of rain showers or flurries early in the morning. High around 40. West wind 10 to 20 miles per hou...More..
Although Nicaragua's and Israel's flags have many similarities, Pence's confusion has no excuse. The tweets were sent out live by a staffer accompanying his speech at the Republican Jewish Coalition's annual ...More..
I am not afraid of ABVP . Lady Sri Ram Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur, daughter of Kargil martyr Captain Mandeep Singh, said she has attracted a barrage of hate messages over her stand on the issue. Kaur, ...More..
She then started searching for the babies and called up her husband. The accident took place on Saturday in the Rohini area, when the twin's mother stepped out of their residence for about six to seven minute...More..
The reports of his demise have not yet been verified, though, and the rescue operation will continue, the country's officials insist. Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza also said he has be...More..
The suspect, who died on the way to Bhayangkara Hospital, had engaged in a gunfight with security personnel after allegedly detonating a pressure cooker bomb in Pandawa Park. Indonesia has been the target of nu...More..
In 5th phase, the polling will start at 7 am in the morning and will end at 5 pm on Monday. She told reporters that people were with her party and that she would win. The phase has heavy stakes for the incumben...More..
IRNA reports that the entire exercise area comprises 772,000 square miles (2 million sq.km) of ocean. Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise sin...More..
ATS Superintendent of Police Himanshu Shukla said, "It is true that Chotila Temple was on their target". He claimed that they were allegedly in contact with IS operatives overseas through social media platforms...More..
Among the other targets were places where the militants assembled vehicle bombs. "Where's the security when these machines are hovering over people and killing us?" "But of course that can change, if conditions...More..
According to a message received by a social activist in Padane village of Kasaragod district, Hafeesudheen was killed in a drone strike on Friday. Zahid was intercepted at the New Delhi International Airport ...More..
The corruption row erupted late past year over accusations that Park colluded with a friend, Choi Soon-sil, to pressure big businesses to donate to two foundations set up to back the president's policy initiati...More..
Photo of Ruth Negga courtesy of Twitter . Negga paired it with a custom red Valentino lace gown, which made the blue ribbon pop. It's the annual be-all and end-all of glamorous Hollywood events and, as usu...More..
Vice-President Leni Robredo and other political allies expressed support to de Lima, saying she was being persecuted for criticizing the president. Under the Philippine Constitution , legislators only enjoy pr...More..
Voters might see it as the little movie that could, especially after last year's #OscarsSoWhite controversy. Alas, Streep ends up losing to Emma Stone, one La La Land victory that the president revels in. Als...More..
The president said earlier that he is "fighting the fake news" which has no or made up sources . He also said the media should stop using the word "sources" and use the name of the actual people so that ...More..
The commentary published by the Korean Central News Agency on Thursday did not mention China by name or the coal ban, but referred to a "neighbouring country" which often claims to be friendly. "The assumption ...More..
Mr Owens said he only learned that President Trump and his daughter Ivanka were on their way when he was already there. "I told them I didn't want to make a scene about it, but my conscience wouldn't let me t...More..
The screening of the film was scheduled by London Mayor Sadiq Khan after Asghar Farhadi announced he would boycott the ceremony in the wake of Trump's travel ban . He was represented by Iranian American Anous...More..
NANS staged a peaceful protest on Thursday at some South African companies located in Abuja where they made their displeasure known and revealed that they will no longer be silent while Nigerians are attacked...More..
The district has five Assembly constituencies, all occupied by ruling BJD in the 2014 general elections. GUWAHATI: In a bid to make Assam's panchayat bodies Congress-mukt, BJP has made a decision to reach out...More..
According to Politico , after Spicer became aware information from a planning session involving about 12 staffers had leaked to members of the press, in the presence of several White House lawyers and ordered...More..
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