Govt hits out at AIMPLB, says don't link triple talaq and UCC

The first dissenting voice came from the All India Muslim Personal Law Board which on October 13, 2016, said that it would boycott the law panel alleging it to be biased. "Why are you becoming political?" he asked . He also said that there is no question that "triple talaq " negates both equality and dignity of Muslim women as human beings and citizens of India and can have no place in a civilised society.

Tensions between Pakistan, India should go down: Mark Toner

All this posed an "imminent threat" to regional peace and security, the release said. It's frankly to the benefit of both countries. "When massive floods hit Srinagar two years ago, the government found it hard to deal with the situation and the country saw that our jawans were toiling to save people's lives", he said.

India to mount diplomatic offensive against Pak at BRICS meet

Through its ambassador in Moscow, Pankaj Saran, India has conveyed to Russian Federation its displeasure about the former's joint military exercises with Pakistan at a time when India is trying to isolate it as the state sponsor of terrorism in the region.

Militant attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

Those wounded soldiers were taken to a hospital in el-Arish. It is the first major attack in the central Sinai area, which had so far escaped a campaign of Islamist attacks. Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis to Sinai Province, which translates as "Champions of the Holy House", has previously carried out deadly attacks against soldiers and policemen within Egypt.

Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

FARC-EP head Timoleon Jimenez, known as Timochenko, said the rebels would continue the cease-fire and would abide by what they had agreed with the Colombian government, despite the "No" vote. The ceasefire between the Colombian government and FARC was extended by Santos from October 31 to December 31 as his team, political opponents and the rebel group work out a new version of the deal for consideration by voters.

Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server

Clinton says she can't recall key details about email server

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPence: I believe Trump has never assaulted a woman Bill Clinton accuser: "Hillary is only for one woman and that's herself" Poll: Ayotte holds slim lead over Hassan in NH Senate race MORE on Thursday submitted written answers under penalty of perjury in a lawsuit about her use of a private email server while secretary of State.