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Al Qaeda leader Qari killed in US air strike

Al Qaeda leader Qari killed in US air strike

International Desk:United States military said on Sunday it had killed a Pakistani-born top al Qaeda operative behind the Marriott Hotel bombing in Islamabad in 2008 and the attack on a ... More

Chile’s worst wildfires, deathe toll at 10

 

Chile’s worst wildfires, deathe toll at 10
 

International Desk: Flames from one of Chile’s worst wildfires completely consumed the town of Santa Olga as the death toll from the blazes since November rose to 10, officials said ... More

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker from Saudi

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker from Saudi

International Desk:The man who killed four people outside England's Parliament was in Saudi Arabia three times and taught English there, the Middle Eastern country's embassy said. A Saudi Embassy statement came ... More

Two more held over British parliament attack

Two more held over British parliament attack

International Desk:Police said, the man behind the attack was British-born Muslim convert Khalid Masood, who used several aliases, and that they were attempting to set up if others had directed ... More

ICT to submit formal charges against Pak army

ICT to submit formal charges against Pak army

Online Desk:The International Crimes Tribunal -1 on Wednesday set May 31 to submit formal charges against Pakistan occupation army’s Bengali captain Muhammad Shahidullah. The three-member tribunal conducted by Justice Anwarul Haque ... More

At least 26 die due to hunger in Somalia

At least 26 die due to hunger in Somalia

International Desk:At least 26 people died from hunger in the semi-autonomous Jubbaland region of southern Somalia in just a day an a half, federal government radio said on its website. Somalia, ... More

20 students die in freak tree accident in Ghana

20 students die in freak tree accident in Ghana

International Desk:Twenty students died after trees fell on them while swimming in a river during a freak storm in Ghana, emergency officials said Sunday. Ghana National Fire Service spokesman Prince Billy ... More

EU citizens in UK look for security

EU citizens in UK look for security

International Desk:Sam Schwarzkopf, a German neuroscientist at University College London, was startled to get a letter from the British government telling him that his application for permanent residence had been ... More

All flights redirected from Paris Orly airport

All flights redirected from Paris Orly airport

Staff Reporter:The Paris airport authority says Orly Airport is being entirely evacuated and all flights redirected after a man was shot dead after seizing a weapon from a soldier guarding ... More

Air strike on mosque near Aleppo kills at least 42

Air strike on mosque near Aleppo kills at least 42

International Desk:Warplanes struck a mosque in the rebel-held village of al-Jina, in northwest Syria, killing at least 42 people and wounding dozens, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based ... More

Two bomb blasts rock Damascus kill 25

Two bomb blasts rock Damascus kill 25

International Desk:Two bomb blasts hit Damascus Wednesday including a suicide attack at a central courthouse that left at least 25 dead, as Syria's war entered its seventh year with the ... More

France is spending $1.6 million to kill rats

France is spending $1.6 million to kill rats

International Desk: The mayor of Paris said Sunday the city would spend 1.5 million euros ($1.6 million) to rid the French capital of rats and install more public ashtrays to ... More

‘Syria war: 2016 deadliest year yet for children’

‘Syria war: 2016 deadliest year yet for children’

International Desk:Syria's children "hit rock bottom" in 2016, with more killed than in any other year of the civil war, the United Nations children's organization says. Unicef said, at least 652 ... More

Ivanka is exception to dad's 'Buy American' rule

Ivanka is exception to dad's 'Buy American' rule

International Desk:In his January opening speech, US President Donald Trump made a seemingly straightforward pledge: "We will follow two general rules: buy American and hire American." His daughter is the exception: ... More

Saudi women unite to inspire new generation

Saudi women unite to inspire new generation

International Desk:Saudi women from adventurers to inventors are expecting a unique meeting in Riyadh on Saturday will highlight their changing role and inspire younger women to push for new opportunities ... More

Malaysian police formally identify Kim Jong Nam

Malaysian police formally identify Kim Jong Nam

International Desk:The identification process touches on one of the flashpoints in a case that has broken once-warm ties between Malaysia and North Korea. Malaysian police in a formal press briefing said, ... More

Gunmen attack military hospital in Kabul

Gunmen attack military hospital in Kabul

International Desk:Gunmen stormed a military hospital Wednesday in a neighborhood in the Afghan capital Kabul that is also home to a number of embassies. Gen. Dawlat Waziri, a Defense Ministry spokesman, ... More

President Donald Trump signs new travel ban

President Donald Trump signs new travel ban

International Desk:President Donald Trump on Monday signed a new version of his controversial travel ban, targeting to withstand court challenges while still barring new visas for citizens from six Muslim-majority ... More

16 killed in Panama after bus drives into ravine

16 killed in Panama after bus drives into ravine

International Desk:At least 16 farmers were killed and 35 injured when a bus drove off a highway down a ravine and plunged into a river on Sunday, local authorities said. The ... More

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