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International

7 Pakistani police guarding polio team shot down

 KARACHI, April 20, (AFP): Gunmen on motorcycles gunned down seven policemen guarding a polio vaccination team in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi on Wednesday, officials …

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Dutch police crack ‘encrypted’ network

THE HAGUE, Netherlands, April 20, (AP): Dutch police and prosecutors took down an encrypted communications network Tuesday believed to have been used by criminals in …

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Iraqi police find 2 mass graves in Islamic State-free Ramadi

BAGHDAD, April 20, (Agencies): Iraqi police on Tuesday unearthed two mass graves in the western city of Ramadi, with bodies of about 40 people killed …

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Earthquake’s death toll rises to over 400- Rescuers race to find survivors

MANTA, Ecuador, April 19, (Agencies): Rescuers are in a race against time to find survivors from a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake as the death toll from …

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Searchers find body in twin quakes – Japan opens prison to shelter evacuees

MINAMIASO, Japan, April 19, (Agencies): Searchers digging in a mountainous area of southern Japan where twin earthquakes triggered landslides found another body Tuesday, raising the …

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Thirty dead & hundreds wounded as Afghan Taleban attack central Kabul – 1st hit in capital since militants’ spring offensive began

KABUL, April 19, (AFP): At least 30 people were killed and hundreds wounded when a Taleban truck bomb tore through central Kabul and a fierce …

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Turkey kills 32 IS fighters in Iraq after ‘attack’: report

ISTANBUL, April 19, (AFP): The Turkish army killed 32 suspected fighters from the Islamic State group in northern Iraq on Tuesday following an attack on …

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GCC ministers discuss countering anti-Islam campaigns – Joint action urged to boost Awqaf, Islamic Affairs cooperation

RIYADH, April 18, (KUNA): A ministerial meeting held in Riyadh on Sunday stressed the role of ministries of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in the GCC …

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Koh-i-Noor diamond gift to Britain

India NEW DELHI, April 18, (AFP): A priceless diamond that is part of the Queen Mother’s Crown was given to Britain and not stolen, India’s …

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Raids kill, capture IS fighters

ERBIL, Iraq, April 18, (Agencies): A member of Islamic State’s war council and two aides were killed in northern Iraq on Monday by US and …

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