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Air raids on last IS pocket in south Syria kill 26 civilians: monitor

Air raids on last IS pocket in south Syria kill 26 civilians: monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) – Twenty-six civilians were killed in air strikes Friday on areas controlled by the Islamic State jihadist group in southern Syria s Daraa province, a war monitor said. Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said 11 children were among those killed in day-long strikes by regime and allied […]

Air strikes on southern Syria kill 22 civilians: monitor

Air strikes on southern Syria kill 22 civilians: monitor

BEIRUT ;A barrage of Russian air strikes on rebel-held areas of southern Syria killed 22 civilians on Thursday, a monitoring group said, most of them in a single battered town. “At least 35 Russian air strikes hit the town of Al-Mseifra,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. “One of them hit a basement where […]

Clashes kill 39 combatants outside Yemen’s Hodeida

Clashes kill 39 combatants outside Yemen’s Hodeida

AL DURAIHIMI;Heavy clashes killed 39 combatants outside Yemen s rebel-held port city of Hodeida on Thursday, as a Saudi and UAE-backed offensive to retake the key aid hub entered its second day. Yemen s Iran-backed Huthi rebels suffered 30 fatalities in the fighting, which took place two kilometres (1.2 miles) from Hodeida airport, south of the city, […]

Quetta: Security forces kill LeJ terrorist wanted for more than 100 murders

Quetta: Security forces kill LeJ terrorist wanted for more than 100 murders

ISLAMABAD; A notorious militant wanted for more than 100 murders was killed in an intense gunfight with security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, the military said. Pakistani forces raided the Killi Almas village on the outskirts of Quetta, capital of the restive Balochistan province, based on a tip that there were suicide bombers hiding […]

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces kill 28 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US Embassy

Israeli forces killed at least 28 Palestinians along the Gaza border on Monday, health officials said, as demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the United States prepared to open its embassy in Jerusalem. It was the highest Palestinian single-day death toll since a series of protests dubbed the “Great March of Return” began […]

Wild storms kill at least 70 in India

Wild storms kill at least 70 in India

NEW DELHI – At least 70 people have been killed and over 100 injured after a fresh wave of violent sandstorms and thunderstorms battered India, officials said Monday. Winds of over 100 kilometres (62 miles) per hour struck parts of north, east and southern India late Sunday, uprooting trees, electricity pylons and damaging houses, officials […]

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Lightning strikes kill dozens across Bangladesh

Dozens of Bangladeshis were killed in lightning strikes as pre-monsoon thunderstorms wreaked havoc across the South Asian country, an official said Thursday. Farmers harvesting rice in open fields made up the majority of victims, Iftekharul Islam, a director at Bangladesh’s disaster management department, told AFP. “In the last 24 hours, 29 people have died from […]

Saudi forces kill man wanted for deadly checkpoint attack

Saudi forces kill man wanted for deadly checkpoint attack

DUBAI, UAE: Saudi security forces shot dead a man wanted for an attack which killed four officers at a checkpoint in southwestern Asir province late last month, the Interior Ministry reported on Monday. According to the announcement carried by state news agency SPA, the man shot, Khaled Mohammed Ali al-Shahri, was surrounded in his family home in the town […]

Floods, landslides kill 37 in Vietnam, scores missing

Floods, landslides kill 37 in Vietnam, scores missing

  HANOI:  At least 37 people were killed and another 40 are missing as floods and landslides ravaged northern and central Vietnam, disaster officials said on Thursday. Heavy rains lashed swathes of the country this week, with northern Hoa Binh province the hardest hit with 11 dead and 21 missing. “We are mobilising all forces […]

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

Most smart parents know that too much curiosity is a bad thing. Raising a child, especially an inquisitive one, is quite a challenge. We want our child to grow up to be a practical, well-to-do individual with an aura of respect and prestige. We don’t want them to become writers, artists or — Allah-na-keray — philosophers. Here are a […]

Police kill suspect in fatal San Diego pool party shooting

Police kill suspect in fatal San Diego pool party shooting

Agency SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a birthday pool party in an apartment complex near the University of California, San Diego, authorities said. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Police shot and killed a 49-year-old man suspected of shooting seven people Sunday at a […]

India mob kill two Muslim men over suspected cow theft

India mob kill two Muslim men over suspected cow theft

AFP Two Muslim men have died after they were attacked by Indian villagers who suspected them of stealing cows, police said Monday, the latest such attack over the animal Hindus consider sacred. Police in the northeastern state of Assam said they had registered a murder case over the deaths of Abu Hanifa and Riyazuddin Ali […]