‘Islamic State using women fighters in Mosul’

Mosul: As Iraqi forces launched a broad offensive to re-take western and northern areas of Mosul still held by the Islamic State, the jihadist group has begun to use women to defend its last holdouts in the city after losing many of its men in the battle, a local news sitereported Monday. After having lost many of its men, IS began to use women in the More...

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By Agencies On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Jadhav can never be released: Pakistani lawyer

Islamabad: Alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, who has been sentenced to death by a military court, “can never be released or acquitted”, a Pakistani lawyer said on Monday. Jadhav case is a very clear More...

By Agencies On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Pakistan PM’s son grilled over Panama Papers

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in connection with the Panama Papers probe into the familys assets, the media reported More...

By Agencies On Sunday, May 28th, 2017
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Suspect arrested after 8 people killed in US

Washington: A male suspect was arrested on Sunday after eight people were shot and killed at three separate homes overnight in rural Lincoln County, the southern US state of Mississippi. The 35-year-old suspect, More...

By Agencies On Saturday, May 27th, 2017
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Hillary Clinton compares Trump to Nixon in alma mater speech

Washington: Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has compared US President Donald Trump’s “imperiled presidency” to that of Richard Nixon’s in a fiery commencement speech at her alma More...

By Agencies On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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18 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

Kabul: At least 18 Afghan soldiers were killed in an attack by the Taliban on a military base in Kandahar province, a local media report said on Friday. The Taliban insurgents also suffered casualties Sixteen persons More...

By Agencies On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in eastern Syria

Damascus: At least 35 people were killed by US-led airstrikes on areas in eastern Syria, a British monitor group said. The airstrikes on Thursday targeted areas under the control of the Islamic State The airstrikes More...

By Agencies On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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French police arrest two women on links with terrorism

Paris: French anti-terrorism units arrested two women in northern France on alleged suspicions of planning terrorist plot, local media reported. Paris prosecutor’s office has opened a terrorism probe on charges More...

By Agencies On Thursday, May 25th, 2017
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Suspected Manchester bomber’s brother held in Libya

Tripoli: Libyan anti-terror police said on Wednesday they arrested the younger brother of Salman Abedi, the suspected Manchester Arena suicide bomber, who allegedly told them they were both members of the Islamic More...

By IANS On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Nepal PM Prachanda steps down, Deuba may assume office

Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ on Wednesday announced his resignation, in keeping with his agreement with the Nepali Congress, which had propped up his coalition government More...