Monday, 24 September 2018

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‘Killed’ by social media: Razzaq say he is alive and well

LAHORE: Former Pakistan star cricketer Abdul Razzaq has quashed rumours of his death in a video message he recorded and shared a day ago in response to false reports about his accident on the social media. A post started circulating on the social media claiming Razzaq died in a car ...

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Top Bangladeshi militant dies in police custody

(REUTERS) DHAKA: Bangladeshi police said that a top militant in police custody was killed on Thursday, in the latest in a string of what activists suspect are extra-judicial killings. Abdur Rahman was a regional military chief of a group blamed for a 2016 attack on a Dhaka cafe that killed 22 ...

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Indian politician Sangma killed in bomb attack

NEW DELHI: Four people including a candidate in upcoming state elections have been killed by a bomb while travelling in a restive northeast region of India, police said. The blast tore through a car in Meghalaya state late Sunday as Jonathone N Sangma, a 43-year-old candidate for a regional party, ...

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Notorious gangster threatens to kill Salman Khan

BOLLYWOOD: A notorious gangster from Rajasthan named Lawrence Bishnoi, has issued death threats to Bollywood actor Salman Khan. Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi said on Thursday that the actor will be killed by him in Jodhpur. “Salman Khan will be killed here, in Jodhpur. Then he will come to know about our ...

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Reporters Without Borders says 65 journalists killed in 2017

PARIS: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says that 65 journalists were killed in 2017, the lowest toll in 14 years. According to figures released by the non-governmental organization on Tuesday, 60 percent of the journalists who were killed were murdered. RSF said the overall decrease is due to journalists leaving countries ...

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Police find father and daughter’s bodies inside house

LONDON: cops are probing whether a dad and daughter found dead this morning were killed over a big betting shop win. Noel Brown, 69, and Marie Brown, 41, died at a house in Deptford, south-east London. Keen gambler Noel was a regular punter at bookmakers in his area and police are ...

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Students in India set university on fire after death

CHENNAI: Violent protests have broken out at an Indian university over the death of a student who reportedly killed herself after being caught cheating in an exam. Students at Sathyabhama University in Chennai started burning furniture on their campus late on Wednesday night, local media said. Protesters claimed that university ...

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Taliban attack kills 41 soldiers in Kandahar

KANDAHAR: The Taliban launched a major attack on an army base in southern Kandahar province with one lawmaker saying at least 40 Afghan soldiers were killed. The brazen assault began with two suicide car bombings, setting of several hours of fighting. Khalid Pashtun, a member of parliament from the province, ...

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Political reporter beaten to death in India

TRIPURA: A reporter covering political unrest in India’s north-east was beaten to death during violent clashes, officials have said, two weeks after the high-profile murder of another prominent journalist. Shantanu Bhowmick was set upon with sticks as he reported on violence on Wednesday between warring political factions and police outside ...

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British journalist killed by crocodile in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: A British man has died in Sri Lanka after reportedly being dragged into a river by a crocodile. Paul McClean, who is believed to have been a reporter for the Financial Times, was washing his hands in the river when he was attacked by the reptile. Search and rescue ...

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