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30 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attacks: officials

30 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attacks: officials

HERAT, Afghanistan Taliban fighters killed around 30 Afghan security forces in multiple attacks in western Afghanistan, officials said Wednesday, days after the group ended its ceasefire.”More than half of the fatalities came from the ambush and roadside bomb blasts that hit a reinforcement convoy,” Badghis provincial governor Abdul Qhafoor Malikzai told AFP.The other soldiers and […]

Almost $30 million, 400 handbags seized in raids linked to Malaysia’s ousted leader Najib Razak

Almost $30 million, 400 handbags seized in raids linked to Malaysia’s ousted leader Najib Razak

Malaysian police said Friday they seized over 400 handbags and cash amounting to almost $30 million in raids on luxury apartments as they probed corruption allegations swirling around ousted leader Najib Razak. The money and a vast trove of handbags, as well as watches and jewellery, were found in two condominiums in Kuala Lumpur. A […]

At least 25 killed, over 30 injured in Parachinar market blast

At least 25 killed, over 30 injured in Parachinar market blast

PARACHINAR: At least 25 people were killed and over 30 injured early Saturday when a powerful explosion ripped through a crowded marketplace in the northwestern city of Parachinar in Kurram tribal agency, officials said. The political administration in Kurram tribal agency confirmed the death toll and said the injured were shifted to the Agency Headquarters […]

Suicide bomber kills at least 30 soldiers in Yemen’s Aden: officials

Suicide bomber kills at least 30 soldiers in Yemen’s Aden: officials

A suicide bomber killed at least 30 soldiers in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Sunday, officials there said, a week after an attack by the militant Daesh group killed 50 troops nearby. The officials said the soldiers were queuing to collect salaries near a military base in the Khor Maksar district when […]

Volkswagen plans 30,000 job cuts worldwide

Volkswagen plans 30,000 job cuts worldwide

Volkswagen has announced plans to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide with about 23,000 of the losses borne in Germany. VW, still dealing with the aftermath of the emissions-cheating scandal, aims to rejuvenate its core brand, and develop new electric and self-driving cars. VW says it will create 9,000 jobs as part of investments in new products. […]