Canadian Pacific Railway set to acquire Kansas City Southern in $25billion deal

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to buy Kansas City Southern for $25 billion in a cash-and-stock deal to create the first rail network connecting the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Shareholders of Kansas City Southern will receive 0.489 of a Canadian Pacific share and $90 in cash for each KCS… Read More Canadian Pacific Railway set to acquire Kansas City Southern in $25billion deal

Seven dead, several injured following Syrian army shelling of hospital in northwest Syria

Seven civilians were killed and at least 14 medics were injured when artillery shelling from a Syrian army outpost hit a hospital in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, medics and rescuers said. They said a woman and a child were among those killed when several mortar rounds hit the hospital in the… Read More Seven dead, several injured following Syrian army shelling of hospital in northwest Syria

One dead, three injured following explosion in southeastern Iran

An explosion killed one person and injured three others on Sunday in a southeastern Iranian town that was the centre of bloody unrest last month, Iran’s state news agency IRNA reported. A Revolutionary Guards statement quoted by the agency blamed what it called terrorist groups for the blast in a square in Saravan, near the… Read More One dead, three injured following explosion in southeastern Iran

Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf militant group leader Majan Sahidjuan, rescue hostages

Philippine troops have killed a leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and rescued four Indonesian hostages held since last year, the military said on Sunday. Majan Sahidjuan, alias Apo Mike, was severely wounded in a gunbattle with the marines on Saturday night in Languyan town in southern Tawi-Tawi province, and later died, said Lieutenant… Read More Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf militant group leader Majan Sahidjuan, rescue hostages