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US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ to hit Da’ish hideouts in Afghanistan

US drops ‘mother of all bombs’ to hit Da’ish hideouts in Afghanistan

Agencies WASINGTON:  The United States dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb, also known as the “mother of all bombs”, in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday against a series of caves used by Islamic State (IS) militants, the military said. It was the first time this type of bomb had been used in combat and was dropped from […]

Misbah smashes six consecutive sixes in Hong Kong T20 Blitz

Misbah smashes six consecutive sixes in Hong Kong T20 Blitz

Misbah smashes six consecutive sixes in Hong Kong T20 Blitz By Sports Desk Pakistan Test captain Misbahul Haq, who has been dubbed ‘Tuk Tuk’ for his slow batting, showed just how destructive he can be in the ongoing Hong Kong T20 Blitz on Thursday. While batting for Hong Kong Island United, the 42-year-old smashed six […]

German engineers see no big hit from Trump, Brexit: VDMA

German engineers see no big hit from Trump, Brexit: VDMA

German engineers expect no hit to business from the presidency of Donald Trump or Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, the head of industry body VDMA told a German newspaper. “We don’t expect that engineering will be the focus of President Donald Trump and that significant trade barriers will be built in the short-term,” […]

Used to whizzing bullets, IHK border farmers now hit by drought

Used to whizzing bullets, IHK border farmers now hit by drought

KEERNI, India (Reuters) – The past three decades have not been kind to the residents of Keerni. This village in the Poonch district of held Kashmir sits on the disputed Line of Control between India and Pakistan, and has seen people and cattle maimed or killed in the crossfire or by landmines. Residents of Keerni’s […]

Trump hit with claims Russia has compromising info on him

Trump hit with claims Russia has compromising info on him

US spy chiefs have informed Donald Trump that Russian operatives claim to possess deeply compromising personal and financial information about him, US media reported Tuesday on the eve of the president-elect’s first press conference. Trump denounced a “political witch hunt” after reported that intelligence officials briefing him last week on allegations of Russian meddling in […]

Syria conflict: Children’s hospital hit in deadly Aleppo strikes

Syria conflict: Children’s hospital hit in deadly Aleppo strikes

A hospital, blood bank and ambulances are reported to have been hit as Syrian government aircraft and artillery bombarded rebel-held eastern Aleppo. The director of the Bayan Children’s Hospital was forced to take shelter in the facility’s basement. Activists say at least 32 people, including children, have been killed in Aleppo over the past two […]