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Sri Lanka today acknowledged Pakistan's "decisive role" in consolidating the country's integrity during the civil war with the LTTE as Pakistan's Navy chief called on its top leadership.
The Tamil Genocide Remembrance day will be marked by various events at Mullivaikkal, the location of the final battle between the Lankan troops and LTTE.
The airstrike is the latest in a string of similar strikes that claimed the lives of civilians in the process of targeting positions of the Islamic State as Raqqa is the de facto capital of the IS.
The two sides are in the Kazakh capital Astana for a new round of talks sponsored by opposition supporter Turkey and regime backers Russia and Iran aimed at ending six years of civil war.
The dead were four civilians and a police officer, the Britain-based monitor said, adding that the toll could rise because a number of those wounded were in serious condition.
The White House said the two leaders also spoke about how best to resolve the very dangerous situation in North Korea.
US President Donald Trump took a fresh shot at his predecessor Barack Obama and suggested the US Civil War could have been avoided.
Trump, standing alongside NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, thanked Washington's allies for condemning the suspected sarin attack on civilians in the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun.
With fresh urgency but scant solutions, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and top foreign diplomats held an urgent meeting.
The moribund Obama formula for Syria—defeat the Islamic State and dethrone Assad—is suddenly back with a bang.
The US ambassador to the United Nations said Thursday that Washington is no longer focused on ousting President Bashar al-Assad as it seeks ways to end Syria's civil war.
A Syrian man set himself on fire at a migrant camp on the Greek island of Chios on Thursday in despair over his bid to gain asylum.
The Israeli military has confirmed that a drone crashed in Syria earlier this week in unclear circumstances.
The delay fuels international concerns of a worryingly slow probe.
UN special envoy for Syria said he intends to bring the government and opposition back to Geneva for a fifth round of talks to pursue agreement on a transition to end the six-year war.