Trump’s third straight win has rivals looking for answers

Courtesy Of The News International WASHINGTON: Businessman Donald Trump inched closer to the US Republican presidential nomination after easily outdistancing his rivals in the Nevada caucuses Tuesday, giving him his third win in four early nominating contests. Broadcast networks called the state for Trump almost immediately after voting ended, with the state Republican Party confirming…

Turkish military helicopters kill 9 in strikes on PKK targets

Courtesy Of The News International DIYARBAKIR: Turkish military helicopters killed nine Kurdish militants in strikes near the southeastern border with Syria on Wednesday, security sources said, in a conflict becoming increasingly intertwined with developments in Turkey´s war-torn neighbour. The Cobra attack helicopters launched the assault at around 6 a.m. (0400 GMT) as a group of…

Syria’s Assad sets April 13 as date for parliamentary elections

Courtesy Of Dawn News DAMASCUS: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad announced Monday that parliamentary elections are to be held on April 13, state news agency SANA reported, shortly after Washington and Moscow announced a ceasefire plan. Assad issued a decree which included seat allocations for each of the provinces in Syria, which last held parliamentary elections…