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US election 2016: Donald Trump sweeps five US states-Hillary Clinton won four out of five

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump has won presidential primaries in all five US states that voted on Tuesday, while Hillary Clinton won four out of five. After his sweep of the five states, Mr Trump said of the battle for the Republican nomination: "It's over. As far as I'm concerned, it's over."

 
 
 
72 killed, 300 injured in Lahore suicide blast

LAHORE: At least 72 people including 29 children were killed in a suicide attack in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park of Allama Iqbal Town and over 300 were injured. A Taliban splinter group  Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan Jamaatul Ahrar says it carried out  suicide attack.

 
 
 
At least 34 dead, 250 wounded as explosions rock Brussels airport, subway

BRUSSELS: At least 34 people were killed and 250 wounded as explosions rocked the main terminal of Brussels Zaventem airport and a subway station.

 
 
 
Hillary Clinton continues to earn endorsements from major newspapers across the country

WASHINGTON: “... there might not be a more qualified candidate in the modern history of the United States.”------Hillary Clinton continues to earn endorsements from major newspapers across the country—including many that endorsed then-Senator Barack Obama for president in 2008.

 
 
 
Salman Taseer's killer Mumtaz Qadri hanged

RAWALPINDI: Mumtaz Qadri, an Elite Force commando convicted of killing former Punjab governor Salman Taseer, was executed at the Adiala Jail. Qadri shot dead Punjab's governor over his opposition to blasphemy laws.

 
 
 
Trump v Sanders

Washington(BBC) :The Republican candidates for president traded sharp blows over foreign policy and the future of the Supreme Court in an often unruly and chaotic debate.After Iowa and New Hampshire, the race has now moved to South Carolina before the 20 February primary.

 
 
 
Dentist with links to Al Qaeda, arrested in Karachi

KARACHI: A dentist allegedly linked to militant group Al Qaeda as well as Safoora Goth accused Saad Aziz was arrested after an encounter, Preedy police station officials said. Preedy police booked suspect Dr Usman in two cases pertaining to attacking police and possession of illegal weapons.

 
 
 
Saudi Arabia confirms will send deployment to Turkey base

CAIRO: Saudi Arabia confirmed  it would send aircraft to Nato-member Turkey's Incirlik air base for the fight against the militant Islamic State (IS) group.

 
 
 
Deadly assault on Charsadda university:20 killed,50 injured

PESHAWAR: Unidentified gunmen entered Bacha Khan University in Khyber Pakhtunkha’s Charsadda town and opened fire on students and faculty members. Security forces have ended a gun and bomb attack in which 20 people were killed and 50 injured Four suspected attackers also died in a battle that lasted nearly three hours at University.

 
 
 
Arabia executes top Shia cleric and other 46 on terror charges

RIYADH:Saudi Arabia has executed the prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, he was among 47 put to death after being convicted of terrorism offences. Sheikh Nimr was a vocal supporter of the mass anti-government protests that erupted in Eastern Province in 2011, where a Shia majority have long complained of marginalisation. Saudi Arabia's main regional rival, Iran, has warned that executing Nimr “would cost Saudi Arabia dearly”.