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NCP skips opposition meeting

NCP skips opposition meeting

Without giving details, NCP's Praful Patel confirmed to ANI that his party "is boycotting the meeting called by Congress ". Sources close to Congress MP Ahmed Patel hinted that the 44th winning vote he received in the recent Rajya Sabha poll was probably not from one of the two Nationalist Congress Party legislators, but from the lone JD-U MLA, Chotubhai Vasava.


USA says Iran not in compliance with nuclear deal

USA says Iran not in compliance with nuclear deal

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will travel to Vienna later this month to discuss Iran's nuclear activities with UN atomic watchdog officials, a US official said on Wednesday, as part of Washington's review of Tehran's compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal.


21 killed, 55 injured as two trains collide in Egypt

21 killed, 55 injured as two trains collide in Egypt

Efforts were still exerted to extradite more bodies and injured from wreckage of the two trains. Wadi told state television that most of the injured have been taken to hospital. Train accidents in Egypt are rare but not unheard of. Egypt's roads and railways have a poor safety record and people have long complained that governments have failed to enforce basic safeguards.


Boy crushed to death by Elite Force vehicle in Nawaz Sharif's convoy

Boy crushed to death by Elite Force vehicle in Nawaz Sharif's convoy

PML-N leaders are in the process of making arrangements for more supporters to attend the rally, and as the convoy sets off towards Lahore once again. Sharif's ruling party last week elected one of his loyalists, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, as prime minister . He said the power without authority was of no use, adding that Nawaz Sharif didn't come out to get reinstated.


James Spann: Muggy days ahead for Alabama, with occasional showers, storms

James Spann: Muggy days ahead for Alabama, with occasional showers, storms

Northeast winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. A stray shower possible through the afternoon, 20%. Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The weather service says as the front moves through, there will be a slight chance of showers Sunday into Sunday night . Low: 73. High: 96. Lows Saturday night will be in the lower 60s.


China combs through quake region for victims

China combs through quake region for victims

AFP journalists in Jiuzhaigou, a popular tourist destination near the epicentre of Tuesday night's 6.5-magnitude quake, saw dozens of relief and military trucks rolling through the remote corner of Sichuan province. Authorities fear that the toll may rise. A Frenchman and a Canadian woman were among those hurt. About 600 houses and livestock sheds were damaged in neighbouring Ili Kazakh prefecture.