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Trudeau leads Battle of Vimy 100-year commemoration in France

Trudeau leads Battle of Vimy 100-year commemoration in France

By AFP ARRAS, FRANCE:  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lead the commemorations on Sunday for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France, considered a founding moment in his nation’s history. Trudeau will be joined at the ceremony by French President Francois Hollande and Britain’s Prince Charles and his sons Princes […]

Media girds for battle with Trump in White House

Media girds for battle with Trump in White House

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump and the media are digging in for what could be a long and bitter war. The president-elect, who spent much of his campaign at loggerheads with the mainstream press, has been sharpening his attacks, and the news media is bracing for what some see as a looming campaign of intimidation. Days before […]

Gun battle in occupied Kashmir leaves three suspected militants dead

Gun battle in occupied Kashmir leaves three suspected militants dead

SRINAGAR, India (Yes news) – Three suspected militants were killed in an overnight gun battle with soldiers in a village in India-held Kashmir, an army spokesman said Monday. Rajesh Kalia said troops cordoned off the village near the tourist resort of Pahalgam after receiving a tip that fighters were hiding out in a private home […]

Aleppo Syria battle: Evacuation of rebel-held east under way

Aleppo Syria battle: Evacuation of rebel-held east under way

An operation to evacuate a besieged rebel-held enclave in the Syrian city of Aleppo is now well under way. Syrian state TV showed footage of at least 10 ambulances and a long line of green buses leaving eastern Aleppo. The evacuation of civilians, rebels and wounded people had been due to take place on Wednesday […]

Aleppo battle: UN says 82 civilians shot on the spot

Aleppo battle: UN says 82 civilians shot on the spot

Syrian pro-government forces have been entering homes in eastern Aleppo and killing those inside, including women and children, the UN says. The UN’s human rights office said it had reliable evidence that in four areas 82 civilians were shot on sight. Meanwhile, the UN children’s agency cited a doctor as saying a building housing as […]