Hundreds missing as boat capsizes off Libya coast

The incident happened on Saturday night

Valletta: Hundreds of people were reported missing after a migrant boat with as many as 700 people on board capsized just off the Libyan coast, media reported on Sunday. The incident happened on Saturday night The incident happened on Saturday night and till Sunday afternoon only 28 migrants had been rescued, Xinhua news agency reported. The migrants More...

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By IANS On Sunday, April 19th, 2015
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‘126 soldiers killed in clashes with Kokang army’

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By Agencies On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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33 killed in Afghanistan suicide bombing

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By Agencies On Saturday, April 18th, 2015
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14 killed in fierce fighting in Libya

Tripoli: A total of 14 soldiers died and another 24 were injured as a brigade of the Libyan National Army mounted assaults on a camp occupied by the Islamist Libya Dawn militants in capital Tripoli, military sources More...

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By IANS On Friday, April 17th, 2015
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Gunmen shoot Karachi college’s American vice-principal

Islamabad: The vice-principal of Jinnah Medical and Dental College was shot by unidentified gunmen, a media report said on Friday. She was rushed to a hospital, where doctors said she was “out of danger” More...

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By IANS On Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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Helicopter lands on US Capitol grounds, pilot in custody

Washington: A small helicopter landed on the west lawn of the US Capitol, and a single occupant aboard has been detained, US Capitol Police said. The US Capitol Police is investigating a gyro copter with a single More...

Libya's coast guard says it expects more attempted crossings later this week
By Agencies On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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400 migrants feared drowned in southern Mediterranean

Rome: Some 400 migrants are feared drowned after their boat capsized 120 km south of Lampedusa, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday, urging more effective patrols of the Mediterranean. Libya’s coast guard More...

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By IANS On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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US seeks dismissal of move to declare RSS terror group

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Somali militant group Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack
By Agencies On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
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Over 20 killed in Al Shabaab attack in Somalia

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Lakhvi is among seven persons charged with planning and helping to carry out the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks
By IANS On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
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Lakhvi’s release challenged in Pakistan Supreme Court

Islamabad: The Punjab government on Tuesday challenged in the Supreme Court the Lahore High Court’s order releasing Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Lakhvi is More...