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Christchurch attack: NZ PM’s office received terrorist’s manifesto 10 mins before the attack

Christchurch attack: NZ PM’s office received terrorist’s manifesto 10 mins before the attack

Srinagar: The New Zealand Prime Minister’s Office has confirmed it received a copy of a “manifesto” from the terrorist less than 10 minutes before the attacks began on Friday – along with about 70 other recipients. Other New Zealand politicians on the mailing list included National leader Simon Bridges and Parliament’s Speaker Trevor Mallard, New Zealand […]

US, Afghan govt’s differences over talks with Taliban become public

US, Afghan govt’s differences over talks with Taliban become public

WASHINGTON: Differences between the US and Afghan governments over the peace talks became public this week after a senior Afghan official criticised Washington for talking to the Taliban while the Trump administration summoned him to the State Department to convey its displeasure. “Under Secretary for Political Affairs David Hale summoned Afghan National Security Adviser Hamdullah […]

Death toll mounts to 49 in deadly terrorist attacks in New Zealand

Death toll mounts to 49 in deadly terrorist attacks in New Zealand

Srinagar: The death toll in twin terrorist attacks in two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch on Friday has reached 49 while dozens others are injured, New Zealand Herald reported. Seven died at Linwood, 41 at mosque near Hagley Park, the report said. NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said New Zealand had been placed on its highest […]

Syria death toll tops 370,000 in 8 years of war

Syria death toll tops 370,000 in 8 years of war

Beirut: Eight years of war in Syria have left more than 370,000 people dead including 112,000 civilians, a monitor said Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which has a network of sources across the country, said more than 21,000 children and 13,000 women were among the dead. The conflict flared after unprecedented anti-government protests […]

Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates Europe’s largest hospital

Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates Europe’s largest hospital

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated capital’s Bilkent City Hospital, Europe’s biggest hospital. The hospital has a bed capacity of 3,633 with 131 operation rooms and 904 outpatient clinics. The Bilkent City Hospital will receive 30,000 patients and treat 8,000 emergency patients daily when in full capacity. The hospital also houses Turkey’s biggest […]

At least 60 dead, nearly 843,000 affected by heavy rains in Malawi, Mozambique: UN

At least 60 dead, nearly 843,000 affected by heavy rains in Malawi, Mozambique: UN

Srinagar: Relief efforts are underway in southern Africa after recent rains caused at least 60 deaths and affected nearly 843,000 people in Mozambique and Malawi, a UN spokesman said on Wednesday. “Our humanitarian colleagues report that flooding in Malawi and Mozambique has affected nearly 843,000 people and caused at least 60 deaths, according to preliminary reports […]