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30 Apr 2019ISIS
ISIS chief Baghdadi appears in video after 5 years
For the first time in five years, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the ISIS chief who had gone underground and was presumed dead, surfaced in a new video.
29 Apr 2019India
Pakistan open to Azhar's listing as terrorist, but conditions apply
On Sunday, Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said his country is fine with Masood Azhar's listing in UN as a terrorist, as long as the development is not related to Pulwama attack.
29 Apr 2019ISIS
Sri Lanka's face veil ban takes effect under new regulation
Muslim women in Sri Lanka won't be allowed to wear any form of face veils in public starting today under new regulations announced by President Maithripala Sirisena who used emergency powers in the wake of the Easter Sunday bombings.
29 Apr 2019ISIS
Man, who survived Sri Lanka bombing, witnessed Mumbai attacks too
Dubai-based Abhinav Chari has stepped out of UAE only twice, and both the times he cheated death.
28 Apr 2019ISIS
Sri Lanka blasts: Brothers, father of mastermind killed in gunbattle
Sri Lankan police succeeded in eliminating the kin of Zahran Hashim, the mastermind of Sunday Easter attacks, reports claimed on Sunday.
28 Apr 2019ISIS
ISIS claims 3 terrorists who blew themselves in #SriLanka raids
The Islamic State has claimed the three terrorists who blew themselves up during a fierce gun battle with security forces in Sri Lanka's Eastern province, a media report said today.
27 Apr 2019Rio de Janeiro
Brazil: 'Obedient' parrot arrested for alerting drug dealers
In a truly bizarre news, Brazilian police recently arrested an 'obedient' parrot as the bird allegedly alerted drug dealers, while police was conducting a raid.
27 Apr 2019Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka: 15 killed as suicide-bombers blow themselves during shootout
Six children and three women were among 15 people killed when suicide bombers blew themselves up during a shootout with security forces in Sri Lanka's Eastern province, police said.
27 Apr 2019Sri Lanka
US raises level of travel warning for Sri Lanka
The US State Department yesterday raised the level of its travel warning for Sri Lanka, urging its citizens to reconsider visiting the island in the wake of a devastating series of suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people.
27 Apr 2019Afghanistan
US agrees with Russia, China on pulling troops from Afghanistan
The United States yesterday agreed with rivals Russia and China on a goal of withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan, a key component of a peace deal being negotiated by Washington.
27 Apr 2019ISIS
Sri Lanka: 15, including 6 kids, dead during ISIS' raids
A raid at an ISIS hideout near Kalmunai in Sri Lanka ended in deaths of 15 people, including six children, the country's police said on Saturday. Three suicide bombers blew themselves up and others were shot dead, police added.
26 Apr 2019South Africa
South African man uses smartphone to capture Saturn 'touching' Moon
Saturn lined up with the Moon almost perfectly on March 29, which appeared as if it was touching the lunar object.
26 Apr 2019Sri Lanka
Joining foreign terror outfit not against Sri Lankan law: PM
PM Ranil Wickremesinghe said the government knew that Sri Lankan nationals who joined the Islamic State had returned, but they could not be arrested as joining a foreign terrorist organization is not against the law in the island nation.
26 Apr 2019London
London court rejects Nirav Modi's bail plea for third time
On Friday, a UK court rejected bail application of fugitive Indian businessman Nirav Modi for the third time. He was presented before Westminster Magistrates Court via video conferencing.
26 Apr 2019BBC
Three blasts reported at Tata Steel-plant in UK, two injured
At least three blasts were reported at the UK's largest Tata Steelworks plant in Port Talbot, injuring two persons, according to a media report.
26 Apr 2019Xi Jinping
Xi vows to abolish subsidies to firms that impede fair-competition
Chinese President Xi Jinping today vowed to abolish subsidies to firms that impede fair competition, addressing a major bone of contention in US trade talks.
26 Apr 2019New Zealand
Extremism must be defeated, Britain's prince tells NZ mosque survivors
In an emotional meeting with the survivors of the New Zealand mosques massacre, Britain's Prince William appealed today for "extremism in all forms" to be defeated.
25 Apr 2019Donald Trump
US: Former Vice-President Joe Biden announces 2020 run for President
Former US Vice-President, Joe Biden, has formally announced that he is running for President in 2020, putting an end to speculations on Thursday.
25 Apr 2019Facebook
California: Woman mercilessly abandons 3-days-old puppies in dumpster, arrested
A woman, identified as Deborah Sue Culwell, was arrested in California after she dumped a plastic bag full of puppies next to a dumpster.
25 Apr 2019ISIS
Wealthy Muslim family behind Sri Lanka attack that killed 359
Locals of Dematagoda, a quiet suburb in Sri Lankan capital Colombo, had no clue that a wealthy family in the neighborhood was planning something sinister behind closed doors.
24 Apr 2019London
This 15-year-old Indian is Britain's youngest accountant
In a remarkable news, London-based Indian-origin boy, Ranveer Singh Sandhu, has become Britain's youngest accountant.
24 Apr 2019Afghanistan
US, Afghan forces kill more civilians than insurgents do: UN
Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by the US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released today revealed.
24 Apr 2019ISIS
Well-educated, privileged: What we know about Sri Lanka attacks' terrorists
On Easter Sunday, Sri Lanka was hit by a dastardly terror attack wherein eight bombs went off in various areas in and around the capital Colombo. The death toll has surged to 359 and over 500 are injured.
24 Apr 2019Iran
Russia calls US tightening of Iran oil sanctions 'aggressive, reckless'
Russia yesterday called the US tightening of oil sanctions on Iran an "aggressive and reckless" policy after Washington announced it was seeking to stop all exports of Iranian crude.
24 Apr 2019South Africa
Mudslides, floods hit South Africa, 33 killed, 10 children missing
The death toll from floods and mudslides that crushed homes in the South African port of Durban yesterday has risen to 33, with reports of children missing and scores of people displaced, authorities said.
23 Apr 2019ISIS
#SriLankaBlasts: ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka suicide attacks
The ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) terror outfit on Tuesday has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka that killed over 320 people.
23 Apr 2019Ministry Of Home Affairs
Death toll rises to 310, Sri Lanka observes 3-minute silence
Sri Lanka observed a nationwide three-minute silence today to pay homage to more than 300 people killed in the gruesome Easter Sunday bombings, the country's worst terror attack blamed on a local previously little-known Islamist outfit.
Sri Lanka: Bomb explodes in van near Colombo church
On Monday evening, a bomb exploded in a van near Colombo's St Anthony's Church, which was gutted during Sunday's attack.
Sri Lankan police find 87 bomb detonators at bus stand
A day after eight serial blasts ripped apart Sri Lanka, the police found 87 bomb detonators at the main bus station in capital Colombo on Monday.
22 Apr 2019Tamil Nadu
Jihadist group Thowheed Jamath is responsible for Sri Lanka attacks
Reportedly, the Sri Lankan government has held jihadist group Thowheed Jamath responsible for Sunday's attack in the country that killed 290 and injured close to 500 people.
22 Apr 2019Japan
A puppy drone as town's mascot? That's Japan for you
We all love dogs; they are cute, adorable, and are the perfect companions.
#SriLankaBlasts: 11 more held, total number of arrests now 24
Sri Lankan authorities arrested 11 more people, all reportedly members of a Muslim radical group, today taking the total number of arrests to 24, as multiple blasts rocked the island nation on Easter Sunday that killed over 290.
22 Apr 2019Ukraine
He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life
A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.
22 Apr 2019Sushma Swaraj
6 Indians among 290 killed in Sri Lanka blasts
At least six Indians have been killed in a string of eight powerful blasts, including suicide attacks, which struck three churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, officials said today.
#SriLankaAttacks: Suicide bomber queued for breakfast, then set off blast
Minutes before he ticked off a bomb at Sri Lanka's Cinnamon Grand hotel on Easter Sunday, the suicide bomber stood in a queue for breakfast buffet, reports AFP.
22 Apr 2019South Korea
US to end sanction waivers for nations importing Iranian oil
The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies South Korea and Turkey, that they'll no longer be exempt from US sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.
22 Apr 2019Narendra Modi
Sri Lanka blasts: 24 suspects arrested, 290 killed, 450 injured
Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 people in connection to the deadly bomb blasts which ripped apart churches and high-end hotels on Sunday. Officials said 290 people have died and 450 got injured.
21 Apr 2019Pakistan News
Pakistan frowns on India's 'unilateral' decision to suspend cross-LoC trade
Pakistan today deplored India's "unilateral" decision to suspend cross-LoC trade and rejected the allegations regarding its "misuse" by elements from across the border to smuggle weapons, narcotics, fake currency, and foment terrorism.
21 Apr 2019Pakistan News
Pakistan showcases rare documents linked to Jallianwala Bagh massacre
For the first time in its history, Pakistan has put on display some of the rare documents of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre to mark its 100th anniversary.
21 Apr 2019Narendra Modi
Eighth blast reported in Sri Lanka, toll reaches 160
Hours after near-simultaneous explosions devastated three churches and three high-end hotels in Sri Lanka, two other blasts were reported in the country.