Friday, 23 June 2017

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UN’s ICJ to deliver order on Jadhav case today

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HAGUE: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will rule today (Thursday) on an urgent bid by India to stop Pakistan from carrying out a death sentence on its spy Kulbushan Jadhav. In the hearing on Monday, lawyers for New Delhi had urged the UN court to halt Jadhav’s execution. Jadhav was ...

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Khamenei urges massive vote to bolster regime

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Iran’s top two presidential candidates launched a final day of election campaigning yesterday as the supreme leader called for a massive turnout to bolster the regime against its “enemies”. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei suggested Iran’s foes would be deterred from pursuing regime change if they saw voters flock to the ballot ...

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Suicide bombers storm Afghan state broadcaster

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JALALABAD: Suicide bombers stormed the national television station in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, triggering gunfights and explosions as journalists remained trapped inside the building, officials and eyewitnesses said. At least two people were killed and 14 others wounded in the ongoing assault, which underscores the growing ...

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Trump disclosed secrets to Russia

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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump disclosed highly classified information to Russian officials during a meeting last week, potentially jeopardising a source of intelligence about ISIL, The Washington Post reported on Monday, citing current and former US officials. The newspaper said the information Trump relayed to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ...

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Trump lawyer defends posting daughter lingerie picture

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NEW YORK: President Trump’s lawyer and spokesman Michael Cohen has found himself engaged in a social media fight after proudly posting a picture of his daughter dressed in lingerie. Cohen shared the picture of his 21-year-old daughter Samantha, an undergrad a the University of Pennsylvania studying political science, on Twitter ...

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Trains suspended and road closed after bomb found in Aston

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BIRMINGHAM: Trains to Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield were cancelled and traffic on the A38 was HALTED when an unexploded bomb was found. Nearby homes and businesses were evacuated. The incident, which was ongoing today, was sparked when a World War Two bomb was discovered at Witton, close to Erdington and ...

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Hafiz Saeed spreading terrorism in name of jihad: Pakistan

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LAHORE: Jamat-ud Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed and his four aides have been detained for “spreading terrorism in the name of jihad”, Pakistan’s interior ministry has told a judicial review board. Saeed appeared before the board yesterday and told it that he had been detained by the Pakistani government+ in ...

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Global alert to prepare for fresh cyber attacks

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LONDON: Businesses must brace for further cyber attacks this week on a potentially “significant scale”, British intelligence officials warned on Sunday, less than 48 hours after the debilitating WannaCry infection swept across the world. Current data show more than 1.3m computer systems are still vulnerable to infection by WannaCry, which ...

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