• Mon, Feb 19, 2018
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  • Car bomb in Syria's Qamishli kills five people - State media

    Updated: Feb, 19, 201804:00 AM

    A car bomb exploded in the Kurdish-dominated city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, killing five people and injuring seven, Syrian state news agency (SANA) said, citing a source in the...
    Car bomb in Syria's Qamishli kills five people - State media
    The Kurdish YPG militia controls swathes of northeastern Syria including most of Hasakeh province where Qamishli is located.It was not immediately clear what the explosion targeted in the Qamishli, which is in the northern rural area of Hasakeh.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain based war monitor, said the last explosion to target the city was in September, when a motorcycle exploded near the financial administration, killing a child and injuring several other people.
  • Pakistan's Imran Khan ties knot to 'spiritual adviser' in third marriage Pakistan's Imran Khan ties knot to 'spiritual adviser' in third marriage
    Updated: Feb, 19, 201803:22 AM

    Pakistani cricketer-turned-politican Imran Khan has tied the knot for the third time, his party said on Sunday, confirming his marriage to a woman local media call a faith healer .

  • Islamic State says responsible for attack on church in Russia Islamic State says responsible for attack on church in Russia
    Updated: Feb, 19, 201803:10 AM

    Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a shooting in Russia's southern province of Dagestan that killed five people on Sunday, according to the militant group's news agency Amaq, although it did...

  • Four people killed in Dagestan church shooting Four people killed in Dagestan church shooting
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201810:28 PM

    Four women were shot dead in an apparent Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan today, officials and local media said.

  • Trump accuses FBI of 'spending too much time' on Russia probe Trump accuses FBI of 'spending too much time' on Russia probe
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201810:07 PM

    US President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and said an excessive focus on Russia led federal investigators to miss...

  • Zia's 'emotional' lawyers delayed her privileges in jail: Government Zia's 'emotional' lawyers delayed her privileges in jail: Government
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201808:40 PM

    Khaleda Zia's counsels were led more by their emotions than professional obligations which delayed her getting privileges she was entitled to as the former premier in the prison after being convicted...

  • Judiciary, military have become my enemies: Nawaz Sharif Judiciary, military have become my enemies: Nawaz Sharif
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201807:44 PM

    Sharif also vowed to avenge his disqualification in this year's general election and make those accountable who ousted him.

  • Indian-origin officer Neil Basu in the running for Scotland Yard anti-terror chief Indian-origin officer Neil Basu in the running for Scotland Yard anti-terror chief
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201807:10 PM

    Other possible candidates for the post of Britain’s anti-terror chief include Helen Ball, a Met Police assistant commissioner, and Dave Thompson, the West Midlands chief constable, from whose area...

  • UK police probing online abuse of Indian-origin principal in hijab row UK police probing online abuse of Indian-origin principal in hijab row
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201805:29 PM

    Under the UK’s Department for Education guidelines, uniform policy is a matter for individual head-teachers and their governing bodies.

  • Do not test Israel, Netanyahu tells Iran, brandishing drone piece Do not test Israel, Netanyahu tells Iran, brandishing drone piece
    Updated: Feb, 18, 201804:22 PM

    During the strikes, one of Israels F-16 fighter jets was shot down, believed to be the first loss of an Israeli plane in combat since 1982.