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  • Islamic State fighters kill at least 15 Taliban in Afghanistan

    In Afghanistan, Islamic State fighters attacked the house of a Taliban commander in the northern Afghan province of Sar-e Pul yesterday, killing at least 15 people as they were attending a prayer ceremony. Spokesman for the Sar-e-Pul governor’s office, Zabihullah Amani said, the IS fighters entered a Taliban commander’s house where a ceremony was underway and opened […]

    Israel places new restrictions on cargo crossing into Gaza

    Israel placed new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip today in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said, Israel will cease transferring gas and fuel through the Kerem Shalom crossing until Sunday but will allow […]

    Indonesia police kill 11 in crime fight ahead of Asian Games

    Indonesian police today said they have killed 11 suspected criminals and shot dozens more in a heavy-handed campaign to free the capital, Jakarta, of street crime before next month’s Asian Games.  Jakarta Police Spokesman Prabowo Argo Yuwono said He said 52 were shot for resisting arrest and 11 of them died.      He said […]

    Syrian army and its allies take control of strategic hill overlooking Israeli-occupied Golan Heights

    The Syrian army and its allies have taken control of a strategic hill overlooking the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. According to Syrian State Television, the army had taken control of al-Haara hill in Quneitra province yesterday. It said the army had made territorial gains on the second day of an offensive to take back the last […]

    EU, Canada, Norway warn Sri Lanka over over capital punishment

    European Union (EU) member states along with government of Canada and Norway have warned Sri Lanka against ending its moratorium on capital punishment and said the island risked losing trade concessions if it went ahead. The diplomatic missions based in Colombo wrote a letter to Sri Lankan President Maithri­pala Sirisena yesterday that they fully oppose […]

    1 on 1 First Summit: US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin vow for a fresh start to troubled relations

    US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin vowed a fresh start to troubled relations between the two countries, at their first one-on-one summit in Helsinki, Finland yesterday. Both leaders held a two-hour long closed door meeting during which they discussed a number of issues, including Russian meddling in the 2016 US Presidential […]

    EU urges big powers to prevent trade “conflict and chaos”

    The European Union on Monday called on the United States, China and Russia to work together to avoid trade “conflict and chaos” to prevent it spiraling into violent confrontation. “It is the common duty of Europe and China, but also America and Russia, not to destroy (the global trade order) but to improve it, not […]

    Pakistan: At least 18 killed and 30 injured in road accident in Sindh province

    In Pakistan, at least 18 people were killed and 30 injured in a road accident in Sindh province this morning. Police said, the accident took place when a speedy trailer rammed into a bus, carrying people from a wedding party, in Hala area of Hyderabad district. The bus had stopped on the National Highway to […]

    Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar file appeals in Islamabad High Court against Avenfield verdict

    Jailed former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Mohammad Safdar today filed appeals in the Islamabad High Court against their conviction by the Accountability Court in Avenfield Reference. The appeal states that the sentences may be suspended and they be released on bail till the final decision of the court. It […]

    US, N.Korea hold talks on return of remains of American troops killed in Korean War

    North Korean and US military officials met at the inter-Korea border today to discuss repatriation of the remains of American troops killed during the Korean War. Returning the remains of the US soldiers, who perished during the 1950-53 conflict, was part of a deal signed by the North’s leader Kim Jong Un and US President […]