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Indian Scientists Discover Supercluster of Galaxies

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Indian scientists have now claimed to have discovered an extremely large supercluster of galaxies. The supercluster of galaxies is as big as 20 million billion suns and named Saraswati by scientists from the Pune-based Inter University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA). Discovered by four scientists — Shishir Sankhyayan, a PhD student at the Pune-based Indian Institute of Science Education... 

Globalization Report Identifies Key Geographic Trade Centers

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The United States, Asia and Europe were three production centers in the global value chain for bulk trade of parts, a report said on Monday. Released by the World Bank, the World Trade Organization and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the report aimed to provide solutions to uneven distribution under economic globalization, as well as to provide suggestions for developing... 

Bangladesh has Expelled Over 236,000 Fake Refugees to Burma

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The government of Bangladesh has so far expelled over 236,000 Burmese nationals pretending to be refugees back to their home country, complaining of the “adverse effects on the overall socio-economic, political, demographic, environmental, and humanitarian and security situation” caused by the illegal influx from Myanmar (formerly known as Burma). According to a statement released on Reliefweb,... 

Obama Meets With South Korean President Moon Jae-in to Discuss Trump

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Barack Hussein Obama just won’t go away. He met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for 40 minutes on Monday where they discussed Moon’s recent meeting with President Trump. The Korea Herald reports: President Moon Jae-in renewed his resolve to pursue sanctions and dialogue to tackle North Korea’s nuclear program during a meeting with former US President Barack Obama on Monday, saying now... 

Chinese Village Buried in Landslide in Sichuan Province, 100 Suspected Dead

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A recent landslide in Sichuan Province in Central China is the cause for more than 100 people feared dead. The small town of Xinmo, a remote village in north Sichuan, is all but gone after the natural disaster. Chinese state media said more than 60 homes were covered in rock and mud in Xinmo, a remote village in north Sichuan. The debris slid half a mile down a steep slope to block a stretch of river... 

150+ people burn to death after oil tanker flips & explodes in Pakistan

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At least 157 people burned to death after an oil tanker overturned, spilling its payload onto a highway in the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, according to authorities. Various estimates place the number of people injured between 130 and 200. The injured have been taken to two local hospitals, Rescue 1122 Director General Dr. Rizwan Naseer told Geo TV Pakistan. Army helicopters were deployed to take... 

China holds Yulin dog meat festival amid worldwide protests

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China’s notorious Yulin Lychee and Dog Meat Festival is underway despite earlier claims that the controversial event, which celebrates eating dog meat, would be banned this year. Our small commentary: This is definitely unacceptable in the West, BUT, and there’s a big BUT, not just a tiny one, BUT this is THEIR country and we have no right to tell them what to do and how to live their lives,... 

ISIS storms school, take hostages in south Philippines village

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Dozens of hostages, including children, have been freed in a Philippines village after armed terrorists stormed a local school. The hostage situation was resolved after a day-long shootout with government troops. No civilian casualties are reported. “The enemy made a hasty withdrawal, leaving behind 31 hostages, among them 12 youngsters,” a military spokesman, Brigadier General Restituto Padilla,... 

Kim Jong Un in Hiding after killing American student through Torture for a Poster

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The 22-year-old’s grieving family have blamed his death on “torturous” mistreatment at the hands of the dictator’s vicious regime during his 17-month detention in the hermit state. Mr Warmbier was held in North Korea after attempting to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel and eventually returned home to Cincinnati in a coma, not able to understand language and had severe brain damage. And... 

500 Pet Cats saved from Being on Restaurant Menus in China

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A man was arrested in eastern China’s city of Jiujiang, in southern Jiangsu province for allegedly capturing pet cats and stray cats to sell to restaurants for 30 yuan (S$6) per feline, Chinese media said. A raid by the Danyang city police uncovered more than 500 cats, all of which were later released. They were allegedly caught to be sold to restaurants in other Chinese cities, Chinese news... 

Pakistani prosecutor tells Christians to Convert to Islam or face murder conviction

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At least 42 Christians accused of murder in Pakistan were reportedly told they’d be acquitted if they embraced Islam. The accused face the charges after the lynching of two men following twin suicide blasts at churches during Sunday mass. Prosecutor Syed Anees Shah initially denied telling the accused he could guarantee their acquittal if they converted. However, he later admitted he did, when told... 

19yo girl sentenced to death in Pakistan for being raped at gunpoint

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A 19-year-old woman who accused her cousin of raping her at gunpoint in Pakistan was sentenced to death by stoning after a tribal council ruled she had seduced him. A 19-year-old woman has been sentenced to death in Pakistan after she accused her cousin of raping her at gunpoint. The woman said she was asleep at her family home in Rajanpur, in the country’s central Punjab province, when the attack... 

Philippines death toll tops 100 as besieged ISIS terrorists execute betrayers

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The death toll in the Philippines city of Marawi has exceeded 100 people, including at least 27 civilians and 61 terrorists, while 2,000 people reportedly remain trapped as ISIS-linked Maute militants mercilessly kill “betrayers” who try to flee the city. At least 27 civilians have been killed in Marawi since Maute fighters, aligned with Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), raided the city... 

Duterte Declares Martial Law on Southern Philippines in ISIS Fight

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Three members of the security forces were killed and 12 wounded, Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told a news conference, as clashes erupted in the wake of what the military said was a raid on a flat where about 15 rebels were hiding. Lt. Gen. Eduardo Ano, the armed forces chief of staff, said nearly 50 gunmen entered Marawi City, which has a population of about 200,000, and burned houses and other... 

2 Indonesian Men Sentenced to 85 Strokes in Public for being Gay

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An Indonesian Islamic court has sentenced two young men to 85 strokes of a cane each for having sexual relations, marking the first time the penalty for homosexuality has been used in the conservative Aceh province. The couple, aged 20 and 23, will both face the strokes in a public caning after being found guilty for breaking strict Sharia regulations against homosexuality. “The defendants are proven... 
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