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Explosion heard near US embassy in Afghanistan

Explosion heard near US embassy in Afghanistan

Explosion heard near US embassy in Afghanistan Agencies KABUL: An explosion hit a bank in an area of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday close to the heavily protected US embassy compound, officials said. “An explosion has happened near Massoud Square in Kabul. We have no more details yet,” Najib Danish, a spokesperson for Afghanistan’s interior […]

One official killed in ‘twin’ suicide attack on FC training centre near Charsadda

One official killed in ‘twin’ suicide attack on FC training centre near Charsadda

At least one Frontier Constabulary (FC) soldier was killed and another injured during a “foiled” attack by suicide bombers on the FC training centre in Charsadda’s Shabqadar area, the military’s media wing said. The Inter-Services Public Relations said the attack was “foiled” and two suicide bombers were killed in retaliatory fire. During the exchange of […]

Twin blasts kill 40 near religious sites in Syria’s capital

Twin blasts kill 40 near religious sites in Syria’s capital

Twin blasts kill 40 near religious sites in Syria’s capital AP Twin explosions Saturday near religious shrines frequented by pilgrims in the Syrian capital Damascus killed at least 40 people, Syria’s interior minister and media reported. Syria State TV aired footage from the scene showing blood-soaked streets and several damaged busses in a parking lot, […]

Gunmen attack military airport in eastern Afghanistan

Gunmen attack military airport in eastern Afghanistan

Gunmen attack military airport in eastern Afghanistan REUTERS Gunmen attacked a military air base in the eastern Afghan province of Khost, officials said on Saturday. Khost police spokesman Faizullah Ghairat said that three militants had attacked the base, close to the border with Pakistan. One had been killed, while two others were still holding out, […]

Manchester City thrash West Ham 4-0 to go near 4th spot

Manchester City thrash West Ham 4-0 to go near 4th spot

London (AFP) – Manchester City gave the perfect response to Pep Guardiola’s ruthless team selection as they demolished West Ham with a swaggering 4-0 victory on Wednesday.  Guardiola underlined to his spluttering side that nobody is safe from the axe as he surprisingly left star striker Sergio Aguero and goalkeeper Claudio Bravo on the bench […]

Pakistan Navy rescues 18 fishermen near Ormara

Pakistan Navy rescues 18 fishermen near Ormara

Pakistan Navy rescued 18 fishermen from drowning near Ormara on Sunday, a Navy spokesperson informed. Rescue teams of the Pakistan Navy conducted a rescue operation immediately after receiving news of the accident. The rescue personnel saved all 18 fishermen onboard a boat named Ar-Rehman, the spokesperson confirmed. The rescued were transferred to a safe location. […]

German police search migrant shelter near Netherlands border: media

German police search migrant shelter near Netherlands border: media

BERLIN: German police have begun searching a shelter for migrants in western Germany where a Tunisian man suspected of involvement in the truck attack in Berlin is believed to have lived, a newspaper said on Wednesday. Rheinische Post said the shelter is in the town of Emmerich, which lies some 140 kilometres (87 miles) north of […]

‘Low-intensity’ blast targets Chinese engineer’s convoy near Rohri, one injured: police

‘Low-intensity’ blast targets Chinese engineer’s convoy near Rohri, one injured: police

At least one person was injured as a ‘low-intensity’ blast targeted a Chinese engineer’s vehicle near Rohri, police said. The engineer remained unhurt in the explosion. “Unknown accused attacked a Chinese engineer’s vehicle near Rohri. Rescue teams moved [to the location],” said a police statement. Deputy Superintendent Police (DSP) Rohri Masood Mahar said, “Today at […]