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International

Women suicide bombers kill 18 in Nigeria; Boko Haram attack on military camp repulsed: Army

DAMATURU, Nigeria, Oct 7, (Agencies): Two women suicide bombers killed 18 people, including themselves, early Wednesday in northeast Nigeria at a mosque in the compound …

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Russia plans no infantry ops in Syria; Moscow would consider Iraq strikes if asked

MOSCOW, Oct 6, (Agencies): Russia is not conducting operations in Syria involving its own ground troops and will not do so, Admiral Vladimir Komoyedov, the …

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I.S. CLAIMS ATTACKS ON YEMENI GOVERNMENT, GULF TROOPS

ADEN, Yemen, Oct 6, (Agencies): Islamic State in Yemen on Tuesday claimed coordinated suicide bombings targeting the Yemeni government and the Arab military coalition in …

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Pastor escapes knife attack at his home – 4 quizzed on Japanese man murder

DHAKA, Bangladesh, Oct 6, (Agencies): Police said they were questioning four people Monday in connection with the second killing of a foreigner in Bangladesh last …

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US slaps sanction on ‘four militants’ – Efforts to destroy IS

WASHINGTON, Oct 6, (Agencies): The United States said on Monday it had imposed sanctions on four people affiliated with Islamic State and another militant group, …

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Muslim youth stopped from joining IS

Bangalore, India, Oct 6: The chief cleric of Bangalore’s main mosque says he has advised the heads of hundreds of mosques in India’s technology hub …

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US deports fewest immigrants

The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated …

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Iraqi Shiite militants welcome Russian action against IS; US accused of failing to act decisively

BAGHDAD, Oct 5, (Agencies): Iraq’s most powerful Iranian-backed Shiite militias said on Monday they would welcome Russian air strikes on Islamic State in the country …

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Beating parasites wins 3 Nobel awards; Medicine prize goes to Japanese, Chinese and Irish scientists

STOCKHOLM, Oct 5, (Agencies): Three scientists from the US, Japan and China won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discovering drugs to fight …

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Murders underline rise of Islamist militants

DHAKA, Oct 5, (Agencies): The assassination of two foreigners in a week has highlighted the growing danger posed by Islamist militants in Bangladesh, with experts …

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