Thursday, 27 July 2017

Asia

26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base

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KABUL: At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said Wednesday, the latest blow to struggling security forces. The militants “attacked an army camp in Karzali area of Khakrez district of Kandahar last ...

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Brutal lynching in India: Murder Of BodyBuilder Naveed Pathan

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A disturbing video of an Indian Muslim man being brutally lynched by 11 people armed with swords and sticks in Maharashtra state has gone viral on social media and prompted a debate on the victim’s identity. According to reports in Indian media, the victim, whom police identified as Rafiquddin, allegedly a ...

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Indian man kills pregnant wife for not making round chapatis

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NEW DELHI: A 22-year-old pregnant woman was murdered by her husband in India as she couldn’t make him perfectly round chapatis, reported Times of India. The incident occurred in northwest Delhi’s Jahangirpuri Saturday night but it came to light early Sunday morning. Around 4am, the victim’s brother called up the ...

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Suicide attack leaves 26 dead, as terror revisits Lahore

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LAHORE: At least 26 people, including nine policemen, have been martyred while over 60 others were injured in a suicide attack in the Ferozepur Road area of the provincial capital on Monday afternoon, senior government official confirmed. Talking to media, DIG Operations Dr Haider Ashraf said that the blast, which ...

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China warns India not to harbor illusions in border stand-off

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BEIJING: China’s defense ministry warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend its territory, amid a festering border dispute. The stand-off on a plateau next to the mountainous Indian state of Sikkim, which borders China, has ratcheted up tension between the neighbors, who share ...

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At Least 24 Killed, 42 Wounded In Kabul Deadly Car Bomb Attack

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KABUL: A suicide car bomb has exploded in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 24 people. According to the Afghan interior ministry spokesman, at least 42 were also injured in the blast. The attacker detonated a bomb in his car in a mainly Shia neighbourhood in the west of ...

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Afghan police killed in US friendly-fire air strike

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KABUL: A US air strike has killed 16 Afghan policemen in the southern province of Helmand, local officials say. The attack happened as Afghan security forces were clearing Taliban militants from a village, a police spokesman told AFP news agency. Nato has acknowledged the incident, without detailing how many Afghans ...

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