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Anti-Taliban leader Kabul streets turn violent in annual observance of death of Ahmad Shah Massoud

Sept. 9 is supposed to be a solemn day on the Afghan calendar, the date in 2001 when Ahmad Shah Massoud, an anti-Taliban leader, was killed by Al Qaeda just before the...

Afghan FM to demand greater Indian involvement during talks with Modi

Afghan foreign minister arrived in Delhi on Sunday for delegation-level talks of the ‘’India Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Council’’ INP KABUL/NEW DELHI...

Mexico earthquake death toll rises as recovery efforts pick up

Body of a police officer was found buried under rubble in Juchitan, where a total of 37 people have died. The magnitude 8.1 earthquake struck Thursday night MONITORING...

Destructive winds, rain hit Florida as Hurricane Irma makes landfall in the Keys

National Weather Service said the storm made landfall at 9:10 a.m. on Cudjoe Key, with wind gusts reaching 130 mph MONITORING DESK MIAMI The fierce winds of Hurricane...

China steps up building science and tech power

2,000-km network, the world’s first, will be used for secure data transmission in the military, finance and government affairs fields INP BEIJING China has made a...

By releasing toxic gases India issues alert against chemical attacks on planes by terrorists

INP NEW DELHI Following intelligence inputs that terrorists may launch a chemical attack by releasing toxic gases in aircraft and other modes of public transport, the...

17 dead in Mexico’s biggest earthquake in a century

ONLINE MEXICO City An earthquake described by Mexico’s president as the country’s strongest in a century has struck off the southern coast, killing at least...

Russia claims killing of Daesh ‘minister of war’ in Syria

“According to confirmed data, among the killed fighters are four influential field commanders including Deir Ezzor emir Abu Mohammed al-Shimali,” the ministry said....

Singapore man and woman arrested for ‘terrorism-related’ activity

Singapore, regarded as the most stable country in Southeast Asia, has become increasingly concerned about the risks of radicalization among its Muslim minority....

Hurricane Irma will be ‘devastating’ to US – Fema head

US National Weather Service says that Irma was expected to bring wind speeds of around 165mph (270km/h) over weekend MONITORING DESK Florida Hurricane Irma will...