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Woman jailed for writing scripts for romance scammers

Patricia Wutaan is jailed for two years after offering scammers tips on how to tug at the heart strings of unsuspecting victims Jailed: Patricia Wutaan Photo: Metropolitan Police/Handout By Martin Evans, Crime Correspondent 2:38PM GMT 15 Jan 2016 A woman who wrote scripts for romance fraudsters to use, including one about …

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The future according to the CIA

A Syrian man uses his mobile phone to capture a child using a megaphone to lead others in chanting Free Syrian Army slogans. In the year 2000, after the Y2K bug failed to send the world into a computer crash-induced oblivion, people began to think about the future again. The …

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London’s cheapest flat slammed as ‘depressing’

FEELING like you’re a bit short of space? Well you might feel a bit better after reading this. Dubbed “London’s cheapest flat” this tiny dog box will make everywhere you’ve ever lived feel big. Promoted as an “exceptionally rare opportunity for a first-time buyer, landlord or commuter seeking a bolt …

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Modi in Lahore on surprise visit

Indian premier Narendra Modi landed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport today on a surprise visit, where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif were present to receive him. Television footage showed Modi exit his jet and embrace PM Nawaz, after which the two heads flew away …

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Modi Surprise Visit to Pakistan

Indian Prime Minister Modi will make a visit to regional Pakistan Friday in the first visit by an Indian prime minister in more than a decade. Modi announced the visit earlier Friday during a stop in Afghanistan, saying he is “looking forward to meeting” Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in …

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Competition of DilWale against BajiRao

With no major Pakistani film seeing a release since the dawn of Jawani Phir Nahi Ani, the local box office seemed to have eased into slumber. But this changed with the arrival of two major Indian productions —Dilwale and Bajirao Mastani. A head-to-head comparison indicates Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani …

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SpaceX Falcon rocket nails safe landing in pivotal space feat

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday with a payload of communications satellites before the reusable main-stage booster turned around, soared back to Cape Canaveral and landed safely near its launch pad in a dramatic spaceflight first. The successful mission, capped by delivery of …

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Russia says black box from warplane downed by Turkey unreadable

Investigators in Moscow said on Monday they were unable to retrieve information from the damaged black box of a Russian warplane shot down by Turkey last month, data the Kremlin hoped would support its version of what happened. Russia’s Defence Ministry publicly opened the recorder last week, hoping its contents …

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