Citizen journalist Anas al-Dyab among 11 civilians killed in northwest Syria

The head of the White Helmets, group of rescue workers in rebel areas, said Anas al-Dyab, a member of the group, was killed while 'trying to show the world what's going on in Syria.'

published on : 21st July 2019

Cardinal calls on Sri Lanka government to quit over deadly Easter bombings

'I have no faith in any of these committees and commissions of inquiry. These are election gimmicks. The leadership must allow someone else to run the country,' Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith said.

published on : 21st July 2019

Female suicide bomber strikes hospital in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan, 9 killed

Gunmen on motorcycles opened fire on police in a residential area, killing two, then the bomber struck at the entrance to the hospital, killing another four police and three civilians.

published on : 21st July 2019

At least 12 dead in Taliban attack on Afghanistan police

The afternoon attack in a police headquarters in Kandahar started with a car bomb after which gunmen stormed the compound.

published on : 18th July 2019

European Union gives counterterror support package to Sri Lanka

The package will be channelled through the United Nations Development Program and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

published on : 15th July 2019

Drug gangs behind Sri Lanka Easter bombings, President Sirisena claims

The statement comes amid a nationwide narcotics crackdown, with President Maithripala Sirisena aiming to reintroduce capital punishment for drug offences.

published on : 15th July 2019

13-year-old suicide bomber kills five at Afghanistan wedding

No one took responsibility for the attack, but both the Taliban and the Islamic State affiliate have a strong presence in eastern Afghanistan.

published on : 12th July 2019

Tunisian government bans face veils in public institutions for security

The "niqab" that hides the face was banned in state-run spaces under leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, toppled in 2011.

published on : 6th July 2019

Easter bombings: Sri Lankan AG question why two officials haven't been arrested

The letter, dated Monday, said crimes the officials are suspected of having committed fall within "grave crimes against humanity" under international law.

published on : 2nd July 2019

IAF acknowledges of bombing Pakistani intruders in Kupwara during 2002 raids 

Talking about the Pakistan Air Force responding to the Balakot airstrike on February 27 after India struck the Jaish camps, the air chief said the Pakistani jets did not enter the Indian airspace.

published on : 25th June 2019

All NTJ members blamed for Easter Sunday attacks arrested: Sri Lanka PM

Nine suicide bombers carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and as many luxury hotels on the Easter Sunday, killing 258 people and injuring over 500 others.

published on : 22nd June 2019

Two Sri Lankan Muslim ministers, who had quit protesting Easter attack backlash, rejoin govt

It was not clear if other ministers from the main Muslim party, Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, would return to the fold.

published on : 19th June 2019

Coimbatore IS module leader knew Lanka bombing culprits

Module leader chatted with members of IS group behind the terror attack via FB, Telegram 

published on : 14th June 2019

Catholic church bombed in Sri Lanka Easter attacks reopens

At least 54 people were killed at the church, where thousands of people -- including leading politicians -- attended a special trilingual service on Wednesday.

published on : 13th June 2019

ISIS module with links to Sri Lankan suicide attacks busted in Coimbatore

A few pamphlets of Popular Front of India and Social Democratic Party of India, both under the scanner of security agencies, have also been seized from the houses and workplaces of the accused persons

published on : 12th June 2019
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