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Pakistan Appoints New Army Chief

Pakistan Appoints New Army Chief

The general also helped to facilitate the Afghan peace process. General Sharif will become the first army chief in more than 20 years to step down at the end of his term. Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, has picked a new head of the country's military. But once appointed, General Sharif maintained the army's strong influence within Pakistani politics.


IS recruiter Neil Prakash reportedly alive

IS recruiter Neil Prakash reportedly alive

Australia's most wanted ISIS terrorist Neil Christopher Prakash - earlier believed to be dead in United States airstrikes in Mosul - has been arrested in Turkey, officials have confirmed. The Australian government had said Prakash was a prominent Isis member and a senior terrorist recruiter and attack facilitator. Keenan's office said his government reported Prakash's death in May on the basis of advice from the United States .



Love, Irving lead Cavaliers to 128-90 rout of Mavericks

The three-time All-Star finished the quarter just three points shy of the record for points in a quarter, as Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson scored 37 points in the third quarter on January 23, 2015. After a remarkable first quarter, Love cooled off in the second period and missed his only attempted shot. He is now excelling and is averaging 21 ppg and 10 rbg.


Ross Taylor century sets up Blackcaps lead in second Test against Pakistan

Ross Taylor century sets up Blackcaps lead in second Test against Pakistan

The highest fourth-innings total on the ground is 344 for 6 by Sri Lanka in a drawn Test almost 26 years ago. After New Zealand faced only one ball of their second innings before rain ended play on Sunday, Latham and Jeet Raval played patiently through 28 deliveries at the start on Monday before getting the scoreboard moving.



19 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army

She said four militants were killed on Thursday when they attacked a police post. The killings are a heightening of a long-running clash between Ugandan security strengths and revolutionaries who are accepted to be faithful to a tribal ruler, Wesley Mumbere, a commentator of the nation's long-lasting president.



IS claims coalition airstrike disables fourth Mosul bridge

It would cut off the ISIL supply routes between Mosul and the Syrian city of Raqqa, the capital of the group's self-declared caliphate. Iraqi forces have entered ISIS-held Mosul for the first time in more than two years and are battling ISIS militants on the front line, defense officials told CNN.