Legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor dies at 54

Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, one of the biggest names in Hindi cinema, has died after suffering a heart attack in Dubai, her former manager said on Sunday. The shock death of the beloved Indian star aged 54, who reportedly passed away while attending her nephew’s wedding in the emirate late Saturday night, prompted an outpouring… Read More Legendary Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor dies at 54

Fourteen dead, dozens injured as Islamist militants attack counter-terrorism base in Yemen

At least 14 people were killed and 40 wounded when Islamist car suicide bombers and gunmen tried to storm the headquarters of a counter-terrorism unit in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, security and medical sources said. Islamic State, in a statement carried by its Amaq news agency, claimed responsibility for what it… Read More Fourteen dead, dozens injured as Islamist militants attack counter-terrorism base in Yemen

Google adds new channels, increase monthly price of YouTube TV

Alphabet Inc’s Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service for new customers as it adds channels from Time Warner Inc’s Turner, National Basketball League and Major League Baseball, the company said Wednesday. Less than one year after launching YouTube TV, the company is increasing its pricing to $40 per month from… Read More Google adds new channels, increase monthly price of YouTube TV

Philippine Catholics organize protest against President Duterte’s drug killings, death penalty reinstatement bid 

Around a thousand Catholics in the Philippines marched in Manila on Saturday to protest President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody war on drugs and his efforts to reinstate the death penalty. The protests come a day after students in the capital and provincial universities held demonstrations against Duterte, and a day before the 32nd anniversary of the… Read More Philippine Catholics organize protest against President Duterte’s drug killings, death penalty reinstatement bid 

Twenty-three dead, several injured as multiple bomb attacks hit Afghan capital Kabul

At least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country. In the biggest attack, Taliban militants stormed an army base in the western province of Farah overnight, killing at least… Read More Twenty-three dead, several injured as multiple bomb attacks hit Afghan capital Kabul

Police officer injured as multiple bomb attacks rock Sittwe in Myanmar

Three bombs rocked the capital of Myanmar’s restive Rakhine State, Sittwe, early on Saturday, police said, adding that a policeman was slightly injured and the authorities were still working to determine who was behind the bombings. The blasts come only three days after a large bomb killed two bank employees and injured nearly two dozen… Read More Police officer injured as multiple bomb attacks rock Sittwe in Myanmar

U.S. set to open embassy in Jerusalem by May 

​The United States said on Friday it will open its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem in May, a move from Tel Aviv that reverses decades of U.S. policy and is bound to trouble U.S. allies who have already objected. U.S. President Donald Trump announced last December that the United States recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital,… Read More U.S. set to open embassy in Jerusalem by May 

EFCC launches operations against Ponzi scheme administrators

​The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has kicked off raid against Ponzi Scheme operators. This was contained in a statement by Ayo Oyewole, the Head of Public Affairs, Ibadan Zonal Office of the EFCC, on Thursday. Oyewole said the suspects had volunteered useful information to the operatives of the commission in their quest to… Read More EFCC launches operations against Ponzi scheme administrators