Saturday , March 17 2018


Israelis kill 5 Palestinians; Wave of violence shows no sign of subsiding

JERUSALEM/GAZA, Oct 10, (Agencies): Israeli security forces on Saturday shot dead two Palestinians aged 12 and 15 in protests along Gaza’s border fence, Palestinian medics said, and Israeli police said they killed three Palestinian assailants in separate violence in Jerusalem. Eleven days of bloodshed in which four Israelis and 19 …

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Tears and confusion as Hungary tries migrants; Greece hit by refugee surge

SZEGED, Hungary, Oct 10, (AFP): “You shouldn’t enter a country through a hole in a fence,” the judge tells Mustafa, a Syrian migrant charged with a new type of crime created in Hungary only last month — illegally entering the country by crossing the newly-built barrier on the border with …

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21 arrested after cow ‘slaughter’ violence; Delhi’s anti-graft party head sacks minister over ‘bribe’

NEW DELHI, Oct 10, (AFP): Indian police have arrested 21 men after a mob thrashed two Muslims suspected of slaughtering a cow and set fire to some dozen shops, officials and reports said Saturday. The incident was reported from northern Uttar Pradesh state, where a mob recently murdered a 50-year-old …

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Pyongyang ready for any US war: Kim – North parades missiles, drones in ’versary celebration

PYONGYANG, Oct 10, (Agencies): North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un said Saturday his country could fight any war provoked by the United States, as he presided over a vast military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the ruling Workers’ Party. Thousands of troops marched through the capital followed by columns …

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New Delhi protests to Saudi after maid’s arm chopped off

NEW DELHI, Oct 9, (RTRS): India’s foreign ministry called on Saudi Arabia on Friday to ensure swift justice after a Saudi employer was accused of chopping off the arm of an Indian housemaid working in Riyadh. The family of Kasthuri Munirathinam, 58, said she told them her employer hacked off …

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Expats spooked after 2 foreigners killed; Lost confidence in security could damage economy

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 9, (AP): The cafes and restaurants are empty. The chatter of guests in hotel lobbies has gone quiet. The high-walled embassy compounds are even more closely guarded. The recent killings of two foreigners in Bangladesh — an Italian and a Japanese — have spooked tourists and expatriates …

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Australian mosque leader tells violent Muslims to leave country

The leader of the Sydney mosque attended by a 15-year-old who killed a police worker has called for an end to violent extremism, saying Friday that Muslims who reject Australian values should leave the country. Radicalised Farhad Jabar, who shot dead the 58-year-old last week while reportedly shouting religious slogans …

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IS seizes villages near Aleppo

BEIRUT, Oct 9, (AP): Islamic State militants captured a string of villages near Aleppo on Friday in a lightning attack that brought them closer to the prized city in northern Syria, despite a major increase in Russian airstrikes that Moscow insists are targeting the extremists. The surprise advance that brought …

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Toyota to help probe over IS truck fleet; 3 held over Australia terror shooting set free

TOKYO, Oct 8, (AFP): Toyota Thursday said it was willing to help the United States probe how the Islamic State group has managed to get hold of so many of its notoriously tough trucks. The Japanese manufacturer responded after an ABC News report on Wednesday said counter-terrorism officials at the …

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