SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON: Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process.
US President Barack Obama
LONDON: Britons will decide the future of their country and Europe on Thursday in a vote on European Union membership after a bitter campaign that appeared to divide the nation down the middle.
SHANGHAI, CHINA: Walt Disney Co has opened the gates to its first theme park in China, prompting a rush from thousands of gathered Mickey Mouse enthusiasts to be the first to storm Treasure Cove, ride the Roaring Rapids or visit Disney's tallest castle.
KARACHI: Chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will soon be leaving the country for Washington upon an invitation by United States (US) President Barack Obama, party sources said on Saturday.
President Barack Obama warned Americans on Sunday the terrorist threat to the United States had evolved into a dangerous "new phase" in the aftermath of a deadly California shooting rampage, but vowed to destroy Islamic State and other militant groups.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will lead the Pakistan delegation to the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York from Sep 25 to 30, where he will also co-host, with US President Barak Obama and other world leaders, a UN Peacekeeping Summit, said the Foreign Office in a press statement on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON: Republicans exploring a 2016 White House run are pounding away at President Barack Obama's strategy for stopping Islamic State militants but, wary of Americans' war fatigue, are so far providing few specifics on what they would do differently.
Despite growing calls for a halt to two weeks of fighting, violence raged on, with Israel pounding the densely-populated coastal strip, killing 28 members of a single family in one strike and four people in an attack on a hospital, medics said. Israel's losses also mounted. Following the death of 13 soldiers on Sunday, Israel said seven more troops had died on Monday, including four killed when a group of militants tunnelled across the border from Gaza and fired at their jeep. Israeli aircraft hit back swiftly, killing 10 of…