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Blast outside Indian embassy in Nepal, no injuries

A minor explosion was reported near the camp office of Indian embassy in Kathmandu’s Biratnagar, which damaged the wall of the premises. Morang SP Arun Kumar BC said the blast took place last night in an open space behind the ...

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“He’s morally unfit to be President,” says Ex-FBI Chief, fired by Trump

Former FBI Director James Comey said in his first televised interview since being fired that he believed Donald Trump was “morally unfit to be president,” and that it was “possible” that the Russians had material that could be used to ...

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Russian President Vladimir Putin predicts global ‘chaos’ if West hits Syria again

“Vladimir Putin, in particular, stressed that if such actions committed in violation of the U.N. Charter continue, then it will inevitably lead to chaos in international relations,” the Kremlin statement said. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned on Sunday that further ...

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Air China flight diverted after man holds attendant hostage

An Air China flight bound for Beijing was diverted to central China on Sunday after a passenger held a flight attendant hostage using a pen as a weapon, authorities said. All passengers and crew on Flight 1350 made it safely off the ...

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Syria’s Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told a group of Russian lawmakers on Sunday that Western missile strikes on his country were an act of aggression. The meeting followed missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain against Syrian government targets ...

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Syria airstrikes: ‘Mission Accomplished’, tweets US President Trump

WASHINGTON: Allied missiles struck at the heart of Syrian chemical weapons arsenal in a show of force and resolve aimed at punishing the Assad government for a suspected poison gas attack against civilians and deterring the possible future use of ...

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Russia to ban Telegram messenger service over encryption dispute

A Russian court on Friday ruled to ban popular instant messaging service ‘Telegram’ over its failure to provide access to the Russian security services to users’ encrypted messages. “The court ruled to satisfy the demand of Roskomnadzor,” Judge Yulia Smolina ...

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Pakistan Supreme Court disqualifies ousted PM Nawaz Sharif for life

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif today became ineligible to hold public office for life after the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the disqualification of two lawmakers, including him was permanent, in a landmark verdict ending the political future of ...

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Indian Engineer pleads guilty to supporting Terrorism in US

An Indian engineer who was accused of sending funds to a leader of the al-Qaida terrorist organization pleaded guilty on April 11 to concealment of funding terrorism in a federal court in Toledo in the United States. Ibrahim Zubair Mohammad, ...

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Syria ‘chemical attack’: France’s President Macron ‘has proof’

France’s President Emmanuel Macron says he has “proof” that the Syrian government attacked the town of Douma with chemical weapons last weekend. He said he would decide “in due course” whether to respond with air strikes. Western states are thought ...

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More than 250 killed in Algeria military plane crash

More than 250 people were killed when a military plane crashed in a field outside Algeria’s capital on April 11, state media said, in the country’s worst air disaster. Television footage showed crowds and emergency vehicles massing around the smoking ...

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Seven Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years in jail over Rohingya massacre

Seven Myanmar soldiers have been sentenced to “10 years in prison with hard labour in a remote area” for participating in a massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men in a village in northwestern Rakhine state last September, the army said ...

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Russian military says Israeli warplanes struck Syrian air base: Ifax

The Russian military said on Monday that two Israeli F-15 warplanes had carried out strikes on a Syrian air base on Sunday, the Interfax news agency reported. Interfax cited the Russian Defense Ministry as saying the Israeli warplanes had carried ...

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Queen Elizabeth a descendant fo Prophet Muhammed, claims report

London: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth is a descendant of Prophet Muhammed, a Moroccan newspaper has claimed, attributing the bizarre finding to a study. According to the Daily Mail, the findings were first published in 1986 by Burke’s Peerage, a British authority on ...

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