KARACHI: Cyclone Nilofar in the Arabian Sea has intensified into a 'very severe' tropical cyclone, said the Pakistan Meteorological Department. Section 144, which prohibits bathing in the sea, has been imposed in the coastal areas including Karachi and Badin.
The last UK base in Afghanistan has been handed over to the control of Afghan security forces, ending British combat operations in the country. The union flag was lowered at Camp Bastion, while Camp Leatherneck - the adjoining US base - was also handed over to Afghan control.
A 56-year old man is still in Foothills Hospital after being both mauled by a grizzly bear and accidentally shot by his hunting partner in the Fernie area.
The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs). read more
Fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers flying about 75 kilometres off Canada's Arctic coast in the early morning hours Thursday, NORAD revealed to CBC News. read more