A security clampdown and a strike sponsored by separatists fighting against Indian rule has shut most of Indian-administered Kashmir a day after protests and fighting killed seven civilians and four combatants.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – In a move to end Sri Lanka's ongoing political crisis, President Maithripala Sirisena has sworn in Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, seven weeks after he was sacked from the post, officials said Sunday.
Police in Kashmir say Indian forces who were exchanging fire with insurgents have fatally shot at least seven civilians when large crowds descended on the site of the gunbattle in support of the militants.
Ophelia could become the 10th consecutive storm to grow to hurricane strength in the Atlantic Ocean this season, tying a record set in the late 1800s. Earlier this year NOAA predicted more hurricanes than usual this season. The National Hurricane