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Several causalities in Toronto shooting, gunman dead

Several causalities in Toronto shooting, gunman dead

 At least 10 people, including a child, were shot in Toronto on Sunday and the gunman was dead, Canadian news agencies reported. Reports of gunfire in the city’s Greektown neighborhood began at 10 p.m. local time (0200 GMT Monday), CityNews.com reported. Witnesses said they heard 25 gunshots, the news website reported. The shooter was dead, […]

UN chief urges Hamas and Israel to step back from conflict in Gaza

UN chief urges Hamas and Israel to step back from conflict in Gaza

United Nations: Voicing deep concern over the latest flare-up of violence around Gaza, the United Nations chief has urged all sides to “step back from the brink of another devastating conflict”. “I am gravely concerned over the dangerous escalation of violence in Gaza and southern Israel,” said Secretary-General António Guterres in a statement on Saturday. […]

US concerned over LeT affiliates in election fray in Pak

US concerned over LeT affiliates in election fray in Pak

The US State Department has expressed concern over the participation of Lashkar-e-Taiba-affiliated (LeT) individuals in the upcoming elections in Pakistan, media reports said on Saturday. However, the department has noted with satisfaction that the Pakistan Election Commission had rejected the registration of Milli Muslim League (MML) in June, citing its linkages to LeT, Dawn News […]

Malaysia to release report on missing flight MH370 on July 30

Malaysia to release report on missing flight MH370 on July 30

KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 (Reuters) Malaysia will release on July 30 a long-awaited report into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the transport minister said on Friday. In May, Malaysia called off a privately-funded underwater search for the aircraft, which became one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries when it vanished with 239 aboard en route to […]

Israel nation state of Jewish people, have exclusive right over it: Knesset passes law

Israel nation state of Jewish people, have exclusive right over it: Knesset passes law

Jerusalem: Knesset, Israel’s parliament has defined themselves as ‘nation state of Jewish people’ and ‘they have an exclusive right to national self-determination on it’. The law was adopted on Thursday, Aljazeera reported. The adoption of law has provoked fears that it will lead to blatant discrimination against its Palestinian citizens. The legislation was adopted by […]

Google fined record 4.3 billion euros by EU

Google fined record 4.3 billion euros by EU

Google hit with 4.3 bn euro Android fine from EU London: Google would be fined a record 4.3 billion euros ($5 billion) over its Android operating system, reports the BBC. The European Commission’s action followed a three year probe into claims the firm’s mobile device strategy had unfairly strengthened its dominance of search. The penalty […]

Thailand’s rescued cave boys to address media on Wednesday

Thailand’s rescued cave boys to address media on Wednesday

BANGKOK: The 12 Thai boys and soccer coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital on Wednesday and hold a news conference the same day to satisfy huge media interest in their story, media reports said. The boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were safely brought out […]

Indonesia: Crocodiles kill man, in revenge people slaughter 292 crocs

Indonesia: Crocodiles kill man, in revenge people slaughter 292 crocs

Indonesia: In a revenge attack of its kind an Indonesian village went on a killing rampage of crocodiles, slaughtering 292 of them for the death of a man killed by a crocodile.  The villagers were armed with knives, hammers and clubs, an official was quoted by Aljazeera report.     The report says that the […]

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