International

Bali Volcano: Mount Agung eruption to impact global climate, could temporarily cool entire planet.

Cancelled flights, missed connections and expiring visas have turned Bali into a nightmare for thousands of tourists scrambling to leave, as a volcano on the Indonesian vacation paradise threatens a major eruption. Hundreds of flights have been grounded as the main international airport was shuttered, leaving close to 120,000 stranded visitors in need of shelter — or […]

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Pakistan SC accepts Nawaz Sharif family’s plea against disqualification in Panama Papers scandal

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted a plea to form a five-judge bench to hear the review petitions of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his children, son-in-law and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar challenging his disqualification in the Panama Papers scandal. The separate petitions were filed by Sharif and his family against the judgement on […]

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Bullet fired by Canadian sniper travels over two miles to eliminate ISIS fighter, creates WORLD RECORD for longest kill

Baghdad: In a unique record of sorts, a bullet fired by a Canadian sniper aiming to kill an ISIS fighter in Iraq has surpassed the previous longest-confirmed kill by almost 1,000 meters. According to News Week, the shot fired by the Canadian sniper travelled 3,450 meters (over two miles) and took less than 10 seconds to […]