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Islamic State reverting to insurgency tactics after losing caliphate

Nearly defeated on the battlefields, IS  has reverted to what it was before its spectacular conquests in 2014 - a shadowy insurgent network that targets civilian populations with guerrilla-style attacks and exploits state weaknesses.

published on : 12th October 2018

A walk in the special night bazaar at Charminar on the eve of Ramzaan

Charminar has a special significance during the month of Ramzaan, as there is a special night bazaar for Ramzaan that keeps the shopping enthusiasts engaged late night. As the muslim community across the country is waiting for the festival Eid, shopping is at a faster pace.

published on : 4th June 2018

US-led strikes on Syria pro-regime forces kill 100

The US-led anti-jihadist coalition carried out strikes in "self-defense" against forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, leaving an estimated more than 100 dead.

published on : 8th February 2018

IN PICTURES | 11 Afghan troops killed in deadly Islamic State attack on Kabul military base

Gunmen and suicide bombers launched a pre-dawn attack claimed by the Islamic State group on a military compound in Kabul today, killing 11 soldiers in the third major assault in the Afghan capital in recent days. The series of assaults have left already war-weary citizens grief-stricken and angry as the Taliban and IS escalate their offensive.

published on : 29th January 2018

Road to Idlib: Life in jeopardy in the northern Syrian city as Russia-backed government forces press for victory

Syrian government forces and allied militiamen are advancing on the largest remaining rebel-held territory in the country's north, forcing thousands of civilians to flee toward the border with Turkey amid a crushing offensive just as the cold winter weather sets in.

published on : 7th January 2018

Emotional scenes unfold as Uzma Ahmed, forced to marry a Pakistani at gunpoint, returns to India

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj received Indian woman Uzma Ahmed on her return in New Delhi on Thursday. Uzma told the media that she was forced to marry a Pakistani man at gunpoint in Buner in Pakistan.

published on : 25th May 2017

Once branded as country with 'world's worst airport', Pakistan to have new operational airfield on Independence Day

Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto International Airport was in 2014 rated the worst in the world by a poll carried out by 'Guide to Sleeping in Airports' website based on parameters that included comfort, facilities, cleanliness and service. The country's capital city seems to strive to put those claims to rest, as PM  Nawaz Sharif recently announced the launch of a new airport here by August this year.

published on : 11th May 2017

Suspected chemical attack in Syria that killed over 58

A suspected chemical attack killed at least 58 civilians including several children in rebel-held northwestern Syria, a monitor said, with the opposition accusing the government and demanding a UN investigation.

published on : 4th April 2017