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Will dismantle our nuclear test sites in two weeks-North Korea

North Korea says it will begin dismantling its nuclear test site in less than two weeks in a ceremony attended by foreign journalist. Pyongyang said it was taking “technical measures” to carry out the process between 23-25 May, North Korean state news agency KCNA reported on Saturday. Scientists previously said the site may have partially […]

Nine killed in Church attack in Indonesia

Nine killed in Church attack in Indonesia

At least nine persons were killed after suicide bombers attacked three churches in Indonesia’s second-largest city Surabaya, police say. Dozens of others were injured in the attacks, which occurred within minutes of each other. No group has so far said it carried them out, according to the BBC News report on Sunday. TV pictures showed […]

Taliban attacks Afghan base, kills 30 policemen

Taliban attacks Afghan base, kills 30 policemen

  In an attack on Afghan bases in the western province of Farah, Taliban Fighters killed more than 30 police, Dawn reported   Farid Bakhtawar, head of the Farah provincial council, said fighters had stormed a police base overnight in Balabuluk, a district that has been under heavy pressure for months, killing at least 23 […]

Surge in births among Rohingyas due to sexual violence:UN

Surge in births among Rohingyas due to sexual violence:UN

Right at the end of last year, as violent repression in Myanmar forced Rohingyas to flee for safety in Bangladesh, women from the mainly Muslim minority were subjected to what a United Nations official called “a frenzy of sexual violence” Now, a surge in births among these women is imminent, according to aid officials working […]

Prolonged exposure to particulate matter may lead to cancer, reveals study

Prolonged exposure to particulate matter may lead to cancer, reveals study

Prolonged exposure to particulate matter in air pollution triggers inflammation and appearance of cancer-related genes in brain of rats, a Cedars-Sinai study has found. The study, recently published in Scientific Reports, found that certain materials in coarse air pollution like nickel, may play a role in genetic changes related to disease development, said Julia Ljubimova, […]

Several wounded in twin attacks on Afghan police station

Scores of people were wounded after a joint attack launched by the suicide bombers and gunmen on two Kabul police stations on Wednesday, AFP reported. Media reports said that the loud bangs followed by gunshots were heard in the heart of the Afghan capital today and said that both the attacks are still going on. […]

Raids on Yeman Presidency killed 6

At least six people were killed and thirty injured after two air raids hit the office of the presidency in Yemen’s rebel-held capital Sanaa on Monday, AFP reported. Media reports said that there were six people killed and at least 30 others wounded in Monday’s attack. The television channels of Yemen’s Iran-allied Houthis, however blamed […]

Summit between Trump and Kim Jong-un ‘misleading’-Pyongyang

Summit between Trump and Kim Jong-un ‘misleading’-Pyongyang

Pyongyang on Monday termed the first ever summit between the President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as an ‘misleading’ and said that it is his policies that drove us to the ‘conferring table’, AP reported. Media reports said that their claims are a not mere than a “dangerous attempt” to ruin a […]