Paramilitary

PM Modi walks in cortege as Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s body taken for cremation

As the funeral procession left the BJP HQ for Smriti Sthal, PM Modi and other BJP leaders were seen walking beside the procession along with scores …

India

Is Overwatch From 'Mile 22' Real? The Action Movie Was Inspired By The CIA’s Most Covert Branch

Mark Wahlberg has been in loads of films where he portrays some kind of elite soldier or assassin. From <i>Shooter</i> to <i>Lone Survivor</i>, the actor seems most …

Action Movies

My 'absurd' arrest: Loyalist Bryson hits out after he's held in PSNI UVF probe

Prominent loyalist Jamie Bryson was arrested yesterday as part of a PSNI investigation into criminality linked to the East Belfast UVF.<p>He was taken …

County Down

Sri Lanka police query ex-president over abducted journalist

Sri Lankan police have questioned a former president as part of an investigation into the abduction of a journalist during the country's civil war 10 …

Sri Lanka

Loyalist blogger Jamie Bryson arrested in UVF criminality probe

Loyalist blogger Jamie Bryson has confirmed he was arrested.<p>Police said they made an arrest while investigating criminality linked to the UVF in East …

Corruption

China police detain man for asking why can't Taiwan be called a country

BEIJING (Reuters) - Police in China have detained a man who asked on social media what law prevented anyone calling self-ruled Taiwan a country, questioning a fundamental principle of China's sovereignty.<p>Taiwan is China's most sensitive diplomatic and political issue.<p>Beijing views the democratic …

China

Deadpool’s Twitter Wants You to Apply to Join the X-Force

In the comic book realm, Marvel’s X-Force is a mutant paramilitary team and definitely not a joke. But <i>Deadpool 2</i> took a few creative liberties with …

Comics

Vajpayee no more: 5 lakh expected in Delhi, heavy security in place

<b>New Delhi, Aug 17:</b> The streets of Delhi are swarming with security personnel to ensure that the funeral of former prime minister, Bharat Ratna, Atal …

India

4,000 security personnel was deployed for Vajpayee's final journey

Over 4,000 police and paramilitary personnel stood guard as the funeral procession of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee started from the BJP …

India News

Arrests after ‘large amount’ of prescription drugs seized

Two people have been arrested after a large quantity of prescription drugs were found during police searches in north Belfast.<p>Pregabalin tablets, …

Northern Ireland

Serbian Police Close Paramilitary Youth Camp Run By Ultranationalists, Russian Group

Serbian police have closed a paramilitary youth camp organized by Russian and Serbian far-right groups on a mountain in western Serbia following …

Radio Free Europe

Chief Constable praises 'good work' of police after Jamie Bryson arrest

PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton praised the work of police following the arrest of loyalist blogger Jamie Bryson on Thursday.<p>Police said Mr …

Crime

Ethiopia PM's reform agenda threatened by rising insecurity – HRW

International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called on the Ethiopian government to arrest a rising spate of insecurity in the …

Africa

Man with ‘F**k Cops’ tattooed on his forehead decides he likes the police after all

A man who had the words ‘Fuck Cops’ tattooed above his eyebrows has decided he likes the police after all.<p>The unidentified fella was pictured smiling …

Weird

They’re fleeing Nicaragua with almost nothing. Miami is stepping up to help

Nicaraguan organizations in South Florida are collecting clothing and blankets to send to thousands of Nicaraguan refugees in Costa Rica.<p>The …

Costa Rica

Mastermind convicted in 1999 murder of Colombian journalist Jaime Garzón

Bogotá, Colombia, August 15, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed the conviction and sentencing of the organizer of the 1999 …

South America

Kerala Flood Situation Worsens: Death Toll Rises To 75, PM Asks Defence Ministry To Step Up Relief Operations

Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi has asked the Defence Ministry to further step up relief and rescue operations in Kerala as the flood situation in …

India

Ex-Colombia spy boss convicted in satirist's 1999 killing

The former deputy head of Colombia's intelligence agency was convicted Tuesday in the 1999 killing of beloved satirist Jaime Garzon and sentenced to …

Political Violence

"Son Will Get Shaurya Chakra But I Am Sad": Rifleman Aurangzeb's Mother

Rifleman Aurangzeb was kidnapped and killed by terrorists in June this year.<p><b>Indore:</b><p>After the government announced the prestigious Shaurya Chakra for …

India

We've brought northeast India closer to Delhi: Modi

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said efforts made by his government have brought the people of northeast India …

India

What Ethiopia needs is a new federal arrangement

The recent events in Eastern Ethiopia proved once again that the country's ethnic federalism is not working.<p>After just four months in office, Ethiopia's reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed already managed to make the nation hope for a better, more peaceful and prosperous future. His domestic and …

Africa

The Latest: 2 soldiers now in Greece after Turkey freed them

By Associated Press<p>ATHENS, Greece — The Latest on the release from a Turkish prison of two Greek soldiers (all times local):<p>3:30 a.m. Wednesday<p>A government jet carrying two Greek soldiers freed after spending months in a Turkish prison has landed in the northern city of Thessaloniki.<p>The men’s …

Europe

300 Army Personnel Move Supreme Court Challenging FIR Against Them in AFSPA Areas

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar considered the submissions of lawyer Aishwarya Bhati that Army personnel are …

India News

Paramilitary shooting victim sentenced for car theft

A west Belfast man chased and caught after stealing £1,500 from a car was previously shot in the legs, a court has heard.<p>As Padraig Stilges was given …

Crime

Scuffle over tricolour hoisting in Srinagar

Amid high alert in Srinagar on the eve of Independence Day, a scuffle broke out between locals and a group of non-Kashmiri residents when the latter …

Shiv Sena

Indians participate in full dress rehearsals ahead of country’s Independence Day

School children in their costumes sit in formation during a full dress rehearsal for the Indian Independence Day celebration at Red Fort in New …

India

Odisha restricts participation of children in I-Day parade

Bhubaneswar, Aug 14 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday directed all districts not to allow participation of children during Independence Day …

India

Independence Day: CRPF Leads Gallantry Medals Tally with 5 Shaurya Chakras for J&K Operations

Head constable A S Krishna, constables K Dinesh Raja and Prafulla Kumar 45th battalion of the force were decorated with the Shaurya Chakra for …

India News

At least 40 killed by paramilitaries in eastern Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, a senior regional official said on Monday, in the latest spate of violence driven by ethnic divisions.<p>Unrest first broke out along the border of the country's Somali and Oromiya …

Africa

Iraq PM defends stance on US sanctions against Iran

BAGHDAD (AFP) -<p>Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday defended his stance on US sanctions against Iran in the face of harsh criticism from Tehran and its allies in Baghdad.<p>"Some people want to put pressure on us to place the interests of gangs ahead of those of the Iraqi people," he told a …

Middle East