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Election candidate killed in suicide attack in NW Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, July 22 (Xinhua) — At least two people including a candidate for Pakistan’s upcoming general elections were killed and three others injured in a suicide attack at a political rally in the northwest region of the country on Sunday, police said. District police officer Manzoor Afridi said that Ikramullah Khan Gandapur of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and his driver…

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Iran’s Rohani Warns Trump: ‘Don’t Play With The Lion’s Tail’

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has warned U.S. President Donald Trump against pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying “America should know peace with Iran is the mother of all peace, and war with Iran is the mother of all wars.” “Mr. Trump, don’t play with the lion’s tail. This would only lead to regret,” the official government news agency IRNA quoted ...

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Xi arrives in Senegal for state visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a grand welcome ceremony held by Senegalese President Macky Sall at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, July 21, 2018. Xi arrived here Saturday for a state visit to Senegal. (Xinhua/Li Xueren) President Xi Jinping arrived here Saturday for the first state visit to Senegal by a Chinese head of state in nine years. Xi and ...

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Fugitive DHL heir arrested, jailed in Palau

KOROR, Palau: The fugitive DHL heir Larry Hillbroom Jr has been arrested and jailed in Palau after two days on the run, the Pacific island nation’s attorney general said Saturday. Hillbroom was found at his girlfriend’s house after fleeing arrest when he failed a mandatory drugs test imposed as part of a trafficking sentence. The multi-millionaire, who holds…

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Hiding in Nicaragua, Ortega’s battered opponents plan comeback

By Diego Oré MANAGUA (Reuters) – For almost six hours, one of the leaders of the resistance to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega hid in a house while police and paramilitary groups laid siege to the last opposition stronghold, which finally fell this week. While hooded men celebrated the capture of the Monimbo neighborhood in the city of Masaya on Tuesday, ...

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