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Death toll in Taliban attack on military base rises to 45

Death toll in Taliban attack on military base rises to 45

Srinagar: Afghan officials say the brazen Taliban attack on a military base in an eastern province the previous day had killed at least 45 people, most of them military personnel. There are fears, however, that the death toll is even higher, AP reported.Khawanin Sultani, a council member Maidan Wardak province, told The Associated Press on […]

Donald Trump made 8,158 false or misleading claims in his first two years

Donald Trump made 8,158 false or misleading claims in his first two years

Srinagar: Two years after taking the oath of office, US President Donald Trump has made 8,158 false or misleading claims, according to The Washington Post’s database. The daily’s Fact Checker’s database analyses, categorises and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the President, it said in the report on Monday. In 2018, he made an “astonishing” […]

10 UN peacekeepers killed in attack on Mali’s Aguelhoc camp

10 UN peacekeepers killed in attack on Mali’s Aguelhoc camp

Srinagar: At least 10 peacekeepers from Chad have been killed and 25 others wounded in an attack on a United Nations camp in northern Mali, according to the world body. Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attack, saying it was “in reaction” to the visit to Chad by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, […]

Taliban attack convoy of Afghan’s Guv, killing eight

Taliban attack convoy of Afghan’s Guv, killing eight

Kabul: As many as eight people were killed while 10 others sustained injuries as a result of a Taliban attack on a convoy of vehicles carrying the governor and other senior officials of Afghanistan’s central Logar province, local media reported on Sunday. The attack left the governor unharmed. The Taliban movement has claimed responsibility for […]

US Regulators Mull Imposing Record Fine on Facebook for User Privacy Violations – Reports

US Regulators Mull Imposing Record Fine on Facebook for User Privacy Violations – Reports

Washington: US regulators convened to discuss imposing a massive fine against Facebook for failing to protect user data, media reported on Friday. Regulators are contemplating the record-setting penalty because they allege the social media giant violated an agreement with the government to protect the privacy of its users’ personal information, the Washington Post reported citing […]

Car bomb blast at Colombia police academy kills 10, wounds 65

Car bomb blast at Colombia police academy kills 10, wounds 65

Bogota: A car bomb attack on a police cadet training academy killed 10 people and wounded 65 on Thursday in Bogota, making it the worst such incident in the Colombian capital in 16 years. The defense ministry said the “terrorist act” was carried out using a vehicle packed with 80 kilograms (around 175 pounds) of […]

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 […]

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