Nigerian army frees 178 from Boko Haram’s custody

The captives were freed in various operations in which three Boko Haram flags were recovered

Abuja: One hundred and seventy eight kidnapped people in Boko Haram’s custody have been freed by troops in Nigeria’s state of Borno, an official statement said on Monday. The captives were freed in various operations in which three Boko Haram flags were recovered A total of 101 children, 67 women and 10 men were freed as troops conducted More...

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The 15 officers were killed by rifle fire on a square in Mosul
By Agencies On Monday, August 3rd, 2015
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IS executes 15 Iraqi police officers

Baghdad: The Islamic State radical group on Sunday executed 15 Iraqi police officers and kidnapped four journalism students accused of collaborating with the foreign press in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. The More...

He said that in case of Iranian violation of the deal, all choices will open in the future
By Agencies On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
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Iran n-deal will make Egypt, region safer: Kerry

Cairo: US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the nuclear deal reached between Iran and the world powers would make Egypt and the region “safer than they otherwise would be”. He said that in More...

The air force on Saturday carried out a series of airstrikes on the positions of the al-Qaeda-linked Nusra front
By Agencies On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
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20 rebels killed in Syrian airstrikes

Damascus: Air raids by the Syrian air force on rebel positions in Syria’s Latakia city have killed 20 militants. The air force on Saturday carried out a series of airstrikes on the positions of the al-Qaeda-linked More...

The jet, inbound from Milan, crashed near Blackbushe Airport, Yateley
By Agencies On Saturday, August 1st, 2015
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Laden’s family feared dead in plane crash in Britain

London: The sister and stepmother of former Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden were reportedly killed when a private jet that crashed at a private airport in Britain’s Hampshire county and ploughed into a car More...

The victim was a female, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said
By Agencies On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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One killed in Sri Lanka shooting ahead of polls

Colombo: One person was killed and 12 injured on Friday when gunmen opened fire at ruling United National Party (UNP) supporters in Sri Lanka’s capital ahead of parliamentary polls, media reports said. The More...

The girls would simply cash the money sent through anonymous electronic transfers
By Agencies On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Chechen girls beat IS at their own game

Moscow: Police in Russia’s predominantly Muslim Chechen Republic have arrested three girls, who tricked Islamic State (IS) fighters to send them money for travelling to Syria, according to a media report. The More...

In Myagdi district, landslides have claimed atleast six lives
By Agencies On Thursday, July 30th, 2015
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Over two dozen killed in Nepal landslides

Kathmandu: Over two dozen people were killed and scores others were missing after landslides hit western Nepal. In Myagdi district, landslides have claimed atleast six lives According to media reports quoting authorities More...

A radio signal as far as tens of billions of light years away could possibly be caught by the telescope
By Agencies On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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China building telescope with dish size of 30 football fields

Beijing: China is building the world’s largest radio telescope whose dish size will be equivalent to 30 football fields. A radio signal as far as tens of billions of light years away could possibly be caught More...

Ban said though security measures and sometimes even military action may be necessary
By Agencies On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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UN chief warns of spread of violent extremism

United Nations: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that the rise in the number of foreign terrorist fighters is a manifestation of the growing spread of violent extremism, which demands urgent international attention. Ban More...