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Category: World News

‘IS kills 41 US-backed fighters in eastern Syria’

AFP   BEIRUT The Islamic State group has killed 41 US-backed fighters in Syria who are battling to oust the…

‘Sri Lankan PM secures majority in Parliament’

IANS   COLOMBO Sri Lanka’s newly-appointed Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, has secured a majority in the island’s 225-member Parliament and…

Pakistan gives death sentence to 14 terrorists

IANS ISLAMABAD Pakistani Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed death sentences to 14 terrorists belonging to banned militant…

8 feared killed in US synagogue shooting

PTI   WASHINGTON A gunman opened fire at a Jewish synagogue in the US city of Pittsburgh on Saturday, with…

CIA chief Haspel briefs Trump on Khashoggi murder investigation

PTI   Washington CIA chief Gina Haspel has briefed President Donald Trump on the outcome of her visit to Turkey…

Turkey to Saudi Arabia: Where is Khashoggi’s body?

AP   Ankara The Saudi officials who killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi in their Istanbul consulate must reveal the location of…

Knife-wielding woman injures 14 children at China kindergarten

PTI   Beijing A woman armed with kitchen knife on Friday attacked children at a kindergarten in China’s southwestern city…

US investigators search for person who sent mail bombs, motive

AP   Washington US investigators have been searching coast-to-coast for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed…

As political strain grows, pipe bombs target Democrats, CNN

AP   Washington Pipe bombs packed with shards of glass were intercepted en route to several prominent Democrats, including former…

NATO’s biggest peacetime drill kicks off, angering Moscow

AP   Copenhagen NATO’s biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War kicked off Thursday in Norway in a hypothetical scenario…