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Clash between stone-pelters and security forces in J&K's Shopian, one killed

Clash between stone-pelters and security forces in J&K's Shopian, one killed Police sources said clashes broke out in Ganowpora village of Shopian when security forces cordoned off the village after specific inputs about the presence of militants there. Situation in the area is tense. Reports said that Adil suffered a bullet injury during the clashes, following which he was rushed to District Hospital Shopian where he was declared dead on arrival. [Full Article...]

Pentagon reportedly starts arming Syrian Kurds despite Turkey's opposition

Pentagon reportedly starts arming Syrian Kurds despite Turkey's opposition USA officials have said new weapons to be supplied would include heavy machine guns, ammunition, mortars, and possibly TOW anti-tank missiles. The provisions are aimed at helping Kurds in the SDF fight the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), NBC News reported Tuesday . [Full Article...]

Have taken topper cam a challenge to conduct exams fairly

Have taken topper cam a challenge to conduct exams fairly Bihar witnessed a dismal results in class 12 exam this year with only 35 per cent pass percentage. "Bihar ki chawi Bihar ke hi kuch log badnam karne ki koshish kar rahein hain (some people of Bihar are attempting to damage Bihar's image.) Lagatar apne rajya ki chawi ko bigadne mein lage hue hai (they are repeatedly trying to damage the state's image)", he said. [Full Article...]

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack Three four-wheel drive vehicles carrying at least ten gunmen flagged down the two buses and one truck carrying people on a desolate desert road to the Monastery of St. "Egypt will not hesitate in striking any camps that harbour or train terrorist elements whether inside Egypt or outside Egypt", Sisi said in a televised address . [Full Article...]

Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban

Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban Khan is elected as the first Muslim mayor of London . But the mayor's remarks about being alarmed , which focused not on the subject of terror but on an increased police presence in the wake of the attack, were taken out of context. When asked how relevant Trump's tweets are, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said "they matter in the sense that they give him a communications tool" but ... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande critic Piers Morgan apologizes to singer

Twenty-two people were killed and dozens were injured on May 22 when suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated an explosive shortly after American star Grande's show had ended. He dedicated the song "to the lovely people who were killed and injured in the Manchester terror attack". She even collaborated with others onstage: She sang Fergie's verse on the Black Eyed Peas hit, " Where Is the Love? "... [Full Article...]

Philippines halts deployment of overseas workers to Qatar over food shortage concerns

Philippines halts deployment of overseas workers to Qatar over food shortage concerns Several Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, have severed diplomatic relations with Qatar . Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar, through which the global travel hub imports most of its food, sparking a run on supermarkets. [Full Article...]

George and Amal Clooney welcome birth of twins

While I'm a bit disappointed with the normalcy of the names, I also have to tip my hat to them for playing it safe. Obama has praised the Hollywood actor for his humanitarian work as well, calling him a "good man and a good friend". Ella and Alexander Clooney are the first children for both George and Amal Clooney . Every day, one of them is like, 'It's going to be today. [Full Article...]

Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150

Afghan president says last week's bombing killed over 150 Officials in Herat believe explosives were hidden in a motorcycle left in a parking area outside the Jama Masjid, a large mosque dating from the 12th century. Past attempts at peace talks have failed. "It's always Afghans that are harmed and get killed, rather than who the attacker wants to target". The group said they were changing tactics for this year's operation, naming it "Operation Mansour" ... [Full Article...]

Russia's Sukhoi-27 jet intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic Sea

Russia's Sukhoi-27 jet intercepts US B-52 bomber over Baltic Sea Russia's defense ministry said on Tuesday one of its fighter jets intercepted an American strategic bomber that was flying near the border of Russian airspace. In a separate incident, Russian Federation said an MiG-31 jet fighter had intercepted a Norwegian patrol plane over the Barents Sea. "The interceptor plane's crew approached the target at a safe distance and visually identified it as a... [Full Article...]

Police baton charges farmers to neutralise protest over production price

Police baton charges farmers to neutralise protest over production price Curfew has been imposed in Pipalya Mandi police station area of Mandsaur district where the incident took place, while prohibitory orders restricting movement under Section 144 of CrPC have been imposed on rest of the district, the collector said. [Full Article...]

Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution

Palestinian President voices commitment to two-state solution If negotiations were to resume, they needed to be about the core issues, not talks about talks, he said. At a news conference in Bethlehem alongside Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Trump expressed his condolences to those affected by the attack - Britain's first suicide bombing in more than a decade. [Full Article...]

France's Macron holding 'tough' talks with Putin near Paris

Chechnya's leader continues to deny his country is detaining and killing gay men , and invited two other world leaders to investigate. "I told President Putin what France is expecting regarding this issue, and we agreed to regularly check on this subject", Macron Macron noted Putin told him he started initiatives in regard to the situation in Chechnya. [Full Article...]

Nadal, Djokovic can set up French Open semifinal showdown

Nadal, Djokovic can set up French Open semifinal showdown Wawrinka is through to the last eight at Roland Garros for the fourth time after ending French hopes of a first men's singles champion in Paris since 1983. Mon. Murray will next play eighth-seeded Kei Nishikori , who recovered to beat Fernando Verdasco 0-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-0. "I couldn't do anything in the first set but I tried to play a little more heavy and a little more aggressive", he... [Full Article...]

Protesters oppose martial law in Philippines

It is not immediately clear whether civilians are among the dead. He also was the Armed Forces vice-chief of staff who turned his back on his commander-in-chief and second cousin, then President Marcos, when he led the peaceful EDSA revolution that inspired people power revolts in other countries. [Full Article...]

Man jumps through wayward car's window to stop it

Man jumps through wayward car's window to stop it After noticing the vehicle was driving in the wrong lane, the 39-year-old Tompkins jumped through an open window, and put two fingers into the driver's mouth to prevent him from swallowing his tongue. Tompkins, who was in a truck , noticed another driver swerving on the road and sensed that something was wrong, medically. Police praised the 39-year-old on Twitter as a hero for coming to the a... [Full Article...]

'Rent-a-black' beneficiary makes u-turn on Madam Zille suspension

'Rent-a-black' beneficiary makes u-turn on Madam Zille suspension The fedex will make its final decision once Zille had made her representations‚ the party said. Maimane, 36, was fast-tracked through the party ranks by Zille, 66, who was his predecessor as leader. Madikizela, who is also the MEC for human settlements, was Zille's communications officer during her tenure as Cape Town mayor. Many black South Africans whose ancestors lost their land and civil rig... [Full Article...]

House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

AshLee Strong, a spokeswoman for Ryan, R-Wis., said that while Conaway leads the Russian Federation investigation, Nunes remains the committee chairman and has the "right and responsibility to conduct oversight of the intelligence community, especially as it relates to the potential misuse of intelligence agencies against Americans". [Full Article...]

UK Labour leader Corbyn denies honoring Munich attack killer

Jeremy Corbyn has reaffirmed that if elected Prime Minister in the General Election next week, he will not seek to abolish the monarchy. On May's watch - she was Home Secretary for six years before becoming prime minister a year ago - the number of police officers in England and Wales fell about 15 percent. [Full Article...]

Breitbart Fires Reporter Over Her Islamophobic Tweets Post-London Attack

Breitbart Fires Reporter Over Her Islamophobic Tweets Post-London Attack McHugh had ignited controversy on Saturday night when she wrote on Twitter that "there would be no deadly terror attacks in the United Kingdom if Muslims didn't live there". McHugh has a long history of racist, inflammatory tweets, reported CNN, who first shared news of her firing. So it might seem surprising that a site with decidedly critical coverage of Muslims - particularly in the contex... [Full Article...]


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