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Myanmar army plane with 105 on board missing after losing communication

Myanmar army plane with 105 on board missing after losing communication

A Myanmar military plane carrying 104 people went missing on Wednesday over the Andaman Sea, sparking an air and sea search. But when the aircraft reached a height of 18,000 feet (5,400 meters) at about 01:35 p.m.local time, it lost contact with the ground at a location 32 km west of Dawei and went missing.


Trump suggests Iran bears some blame for attacks

Trump suggests Iran bears some blame for attacks

In September 2001, immediately after the 9/11 attacks on NY and Washington, both Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and then-President Mohamed Khatami strongly condemned the attacks. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard also tied the attacks to the recent visit by President Trump to Saudi Arabia. As the parliament attack unfolded, gunmen and suicide bombers also struck outside Khomeini's mausoleum on Tehran's southern outskirts.



US condemns attacks that killed 12 in Iran

The state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported the two seemingly coordinated attacks on Wednesday were carried out by two groups of gunmen who opened fire on people at Imam Khomeini's mausoleum in southern Tehran and the Iranian Parliament, or Majlis.



Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar - Mecca Newspaper

Qatar is well-placed to ride out the recent siege-like conditions that were recently imposed on it by its neighbors, a senior Chamber of Commerce (QC) official has said. One of the reasons listed was that Facebook (QNA's Instagram account had carried the Qatai Emir's controversial comments) "is very hard to hack". Faced with the backlash, the Qatari government was quick to claim that hackers had broken into the QNA website and published the "fake news".


Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

Comey Opening Statement For Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

Comey says he did offer the president that "assurance", but resisted Trump's appeals to make that information public. "The president feels completely and totally vindicated ", Kasowitz added. Fourth, we are curious whether any of the people who were asked to help stop the investigation had asked why Trump was so solicitous of Flynn. James Comey will testify on Thursday.


Malaysia now home to five of world's top 300 universities

Malaysia now home to five of world's top 300 universities

NUS came in at 15th place in the latest rankings, dropping three spots from 12th. Both Singapores NTU and Switzerlands EPFL are knocking at the door of the top ten, both having risen two places since past year. Currently, the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry is working on a framework to encourage educational institutionsin the country to join top 100 club of any of the reputed world ranking metric, as per Indian Express report.