Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions

Tensions, which are always simmering between two countries, increased after an attack earlier this month on an Indian military base in Kashmir. The surgical strikes were in response to the September 18 terror strike on the Uri army camp that led to 19 deaths, and led to considerable anger in India.

Famine killing tens of thousands in Boko Haram region

In the spirit of Independence anniversary celebration, the Nigerian military has handed over 348 suspected members of the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram to the Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima. Toby Lanzer, U.N. assistant secretary-general and regional humanitarian coordinator of the Sahel, said an estimated 6.5 million people in the region are food insecure - barely surviving on one meal a day.

US Gives up Control Over Internet's Address Book: What to Know

US Gives up Control Over Internet's Address Book: What to Know

The Commerce Department's National Telecommunications & Information Administration officially has authority over the domain name system, but has mostly let ICANN run the show since 1998 - since the decision to give ICANN the keys to the kingdom has been the plan all along.

In Defending Saudi Veto, Is Obama Acknowledging US Criminality?

Riyadh is one of Washington's longest-standing and most important allies in the Middle East and part of a US-led coalition fighting ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. "Nobody really had focused on the potential downside in terms of our global relationships", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said. "This partnership has helped provide USA authorities with accurate intelligence information that helped stopped attacks", Ansari said further.

Spain's Socialists oust party leader in bid to end deadlock

The outcome could see the party lift its veto on a new government led by acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, a move that could be key to unblocking Spain's nine-month political paralysis. "Unfortunately, I have lost this vote and I have resigned as secretary general of the party", Sanchez told a news conference. Most observers and analysts believe the Socialists will go for the first option, to give them time to regroup and not run the risk of losing more ground in a third ...

Trump Says He's 'Proud' He Forced Obama To Release Birth Certificate

Obama criticized Trump over his spreading of the birther conspiracy theory, continuing a rebuke she first made earlier this month while stumping for Clinton in Virginia. "At the end of the day, the presidency does not change who you are, it reveals who you are and the same is true of a presidential campaign", she said.