BIGtheme.net http://bigtheme.net/ecommerce/opencart OpenCart Templates
Home / 2016 / July / 23

Daily Archives: July 23, 2016

Kohli makes history with first double century in Tests

KOLKATA: India captain Virat Kohli scored his first double century in any format when he whipped Roston Chase for a quick single in the first session of the second day of the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua on Friday. In the process, Kohli became the first Indian ...

Read More »

‘Bates Motel’ casts Rihanna in Janet Leigh role

SAN DIEGO (AFP) – The horror television series “Bates Motel” has cast pop star Rihanna in its final season, the show revealed during its panel at the Comic-Con fan convention on Friday. The 28-year-old diva will play Marion Crane, the role made famous by Janet Leigh in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho,” ...

Read More »

Saudi executions exceed 100 in 2016

The number of executions in Saudi Arabia during the current year has exceeded 100 after the regime executed a man convicted of murder in Riyadh province. The Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement on Friday that Saudi national Fahad Abdulhadi al-Dusari was executed after he was found guilty of shooting dead a ...

Read More »

Afghan forces launch anti-Daesh operation in Nangarhar

Afghan army forces have launched a major military operation against Daesh-linked Takfiri militants, who have been expanding their presence in the eastern province of Nangarhar. Security officials said Saturday that Special Forces with the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) carried out initial raids against the terrorists in the Kot district ...

Read More »

Kabul in lockdown as Hazaras protest powerline

Thousands of Hazaras have rallied in the Afghan capital, protesting perceived discrimination introduced in a direly-needed powerline project against the Shia Muslim community. The Saturday protests saw the demonstrators marching in force throughout Kabul, shouting “Death to discrimination!” As a precaution, Afghan authorities ordered main roads closed, though the rallies triggered ...

Read More »

19 Nigerian troops missing; feared abducted by Boko Haram

The Nigerian military says 19 soldiers have gone missing after the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group ambushed military forces in the embattled northeastern province of Borno. On Thursday, “when our troops were returning to their defensive location, they ran into an ambush by the terrorists who came to reinforce their fleeing ...

Read More »

UN approves resolution to rid Libya of chemical arms

The UN Security Council has unanimously endorsed a resolution calling on the international community to assist the destruction of chemical arms in Libya, where the Daesh terror group has gained a foothold over the past months. On Friday, the 15-member council authorized UN “member states to acquire, control, transport, transfer ...

Read More »

Former KKK leader David Duke to run for US Senate

David Duke, the former leader of the white supremacist group Ku Klux Klan (KKK), has launched his candidacy for the US Senate from the state of Louisiana, saying white people are threatened in America. In an online video announcing his candidacy on Friday, Duke said that he hears echoes of ...

Read More »