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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 […]

Elections 2018: Assets declaration, accountability and disinterest

Elections 2018: Assets declaration, accountability and disinterest

Election Commission of Pakistan released a comparison of the number of nomination papers filled by the prospective candidates for the General Election 2018 and the applicants for general elections 2013.According to the comparative table, a total of 21, 482 nominations papers were filed for the elections 2018 in comparison with the 28, 308 applications received […]

Air raids force hospitals to shut in south Syria: monitor

Air raids force hospitals to shut in south Syria: monitor

BEIRUT (AFP) – Air strikes on rebel-held parts of southern Syria put three hospitals out of service overnight as the government pressed a Russian-backed offensive to retake territory, a monitor said on Wednesday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said bombing raids, including by Russian warplanes, had damaged medical centres in the opposition-controlled towns of […]

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 […]

Turkey detains some 400 IS suspects in nationwide raids

Turkey detains some 400 IS suspects in nationwide raids

ISTANBUL (AFP) – Turkish police on Sunday detained hundreds of suspected members of the Islamic State extremist group in nationwide raids, just over a month after an attack on an Istanbul nightclub claimed by the extremists. Among around 400 detained in the biggest operation so far against IS after the New Year attack were foreigners […]

Nearly 500 arrested in California human trafficking raids

Nearly 500 arrested in California human trafficking raids

NEW YORK (Yes News) – Almost 500 people were arrested in a crackdown on human trafficking in California, police said on Wednesday, in raids that also led to the rescue of more than 50 victims, including children. Police said they had rescued 28 children, some of whom had been reported missing, and also 27 adults […]

Rangers issue details of raids on offices of Zardari’s close aide

Rangers issue details of raids on offices of Zardari’s close aide

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Friday afternoon released information regarding raids conducted at offices located on I.I. Chundrigar Road and near the hockey stadium. The offices are said to belong to a close aide of Asif Ali Zardari. According to the statement issued by the Rangers PRO, the raids were conducted on verified reports regarding […]

Rangers conduct multiple raids in Karachi

Rangers conduct multiple raids in Karachi

In an intelligence-based operation, Rangers on Friday claimed to have arrested five suspects involved in terror financing. The paramilitary troops raided two different offices located on I.I Chundrigar Road and near Hockey Stadium. According to unconfirmed media reports, both offices belong to a close aide of a political leader. The cache of arms and ammunition […]