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British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

British PM May wins confidence vote, calls on MPs to work together to deliver Brexit

Srinagar: British Prime Minister Theresa May reached out to opposition parties to “constructively” work together on a new Brexit plan as she narrowly survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament, a day after her divisive divorce deal with the EU was overwhelmingly rejected by MPs. The prime minister won Parliament’s first no-confidence vote in a British […]

Top Taliban commander among 4 militants killed in Pakistan

Top Taliban commander among 4 militants killed in Pakistan

Srinagar: Security forces in Pakistan have gunned down four militants, including a top Taliban commander who masterminded the last year’s powerful bomb blast in the restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in which at least 31 people including three Sikhs were killed. Those killed in the exchange of fire include Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) commander Islam and Mohibullah […]

Six killed in militant attack at Nairobi hotel complex

Six killed in militant attack at Nairobi hotel complex

Srinagar: Kenya’s government on Tuesday said the situation was under control after six people were killed and some 30 others wounded in a militant attack at an upscale hotel and office complex in this capital. “I can now report we have secured all the buildings,” Interior Minister Fred Matiangi said. “We are in the final […]

Trump speaks with Erdogan after threatening to ‘devastate’ Turkey’s economy

Trump speaks with Erdogan after threatening to ‘devastate’ Turkey’s economy

Srinagar: US president Donald Trump on Monday spoke to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, where they discussed the current situation in Syria and the economic development between the two countries, a day after he threatened to “devastate” Turkey’s economy if it fought with the Kurds. Taking to his Twitter handle, Trump wrote, “Spoke w/ […]

Trump threatens to ‘devastate’ Turkish economy if it attacks Syrian Kurds

Trump threatens to ‘devastate’ Turkish economy if it attacks Syrian Kurds

Washington, : US President Donald Trump threatened to impose economic measures against Turkey if Ankara decides to attack the Syrian Kurds. “Will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds. Create 20 mile safe zone. Likewise, do not want the Kurds to provoke Turkey,” Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday. He also listed Russia, Iran and […]

Taliban mount attack on police station, kill six policemen in Afghanistan

Taliban mount attack on police station, kill six policemen in Afghanistan

Herat:  At least six people, including an assailant, were killed after Taliban gunmen attacked a police station in Herat city, capital of western Afghan province of Herat overnight, provincial government spokesman said Sunday. The incident occurred late Saturday night after at least three gunmen stormed the main police station in Pul-e-Rangina locality of Police District […]

22 people dead as anti-government protests rock Sudan

22 people dead as anti-government protests rock Sudan

Khartoum: Anti-government protests that have rocked Sudan have left 22 people dead, authorities said Thursday, after three demonstrators died hours after thousands cheered for President Omar al-Bashir at a rival rally in Khartoum. Wednesday’s competing rallies in the capital followed weeks of angry street protests over a government decision to triple the price of bread […]

Rebel drone bombs Yemen military parade, kills at least 6

Rebel drone bombs Yemen military parade, kills at least 6

Srinagar: A bomb-laden drone flown by Yemen’s Houthi rebels flew into a military parade on Thursday outside of the southern port city of Aden, killing at least six troops from a Saudi-led coalition and their allies in a brazen attack threatening UN-brokered peace efforts to end the years-long war tearing at the Arab world’s poorest […]