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3 Mexicans among 20 killed in mass shooting at Walmart store in Texas

3 Mexicans among 20 killed in mass shooting at Walmart store in Texas

Three Mexicans were among the 20 people who died in a shooting in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday, said Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who expressed condolences to both Mexican and American victims in the attack just north of Mexico. “This incident is very unfortunate. I know El Paso, Texas. I know that’s a […]

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Guterres warns of world fracturing into 2 competing systems

Guterres warns of world fracturing into 2 competing systems

United Nations  : With trade and geopolitical tensions heating up, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the world could fracture into two competing blocs – led by the US and China – with their own Internet, currency, trade system and military strategy. “I am troubled by the growing friction among the two largest global […]

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Highly Gratified By Cooperation From ‘Great Friend’ India On Iran: US

Highly Gratified By Cooperation From ‘Great Friend’ India On Iran: US

WASHINGTON — The United States is “highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner like India” on the Iranian oil sanctions, the White House said on Wednesday as the Trump administration slapped sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, ramping up its tension with Tehran. “We have been highly gratified by cooperation from a […]

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Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 34 killed

Bus strikes roadside bomb in Afghanistan, 34 killed

Agencies A bus in western Afghanistan was hit by a roadside explosion on Wednesday that killed at least 34 passengers, including children, and injured 17, officials said. A major roadside landmine blast in Farah, western Afghanistan, bordering Iran, killed at least 34 people on Wednesday morning, an official confirmed. A passenger bus coming from the […]

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UN Report: Conflicts Kill and Hurt a Record 12,000 Children

UN Report: Conflicts Kill and Hurt a Record 12,000 Children

By Associated Press UNITED NATIONS – More than 12,000 children were killed and injured in armed conflicts last year – a record number – with Afghanistan, the Palestinians, Syria and Yemen topping the casualty list, according to a new U.N. report. The deaths and injuries were among more than 24,000 “grave violations” against children verified by […]

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Official: Attack at Afghan VP candidate’s office kill 20

Official: Attack at Afghan VP candidate’s office kill 20

KABUL :   The death toll from an attack against the Kabul office of the Afghan president’s running mate and former chief of the intelligence service climbed to at least 20 people on Monday, an official said. Around 50 other people were wounded in Sunday’s attack against the Green Trend party headquarters, which lasted hours and […]

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Days After Imran’s Visit,US Approves Sales To Support Pak’s F-16 Fighter Jets

Days After Imran’s Visit,US Approves Sales To Support Pak’s F-16 Fighter Jets

WASHINGTON — Days after the meeting between President Donald Trump and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, the Pentagon notified the Congress on Friday of its decision to approve military sales worth USD 125 million that would result in 24×7 end-use monitoring of the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan. US officials asserted that the freeze in security […]

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Suicide blast kills 3 in Afghanistan

Suicide blast kills 3 in Afghanistan

Agencies Kabul :  An Afghan official says at least three police officers were killed when a Taliban suicide bomber targeted a district police headquarters in eastern Ghazni province. Ahmad Khan Serat, provincial police chief’s spokesman, says the explosion on Saturday morning in the Ab Band district also wounded 12 policemen. He says the Taliban, who […]

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China backs Trump’s offer to mediate Kashmir issue

China backs Trump’s offer to mediate Kashmir issue

Agencies China has said it supports US President Donald Trump’s offer to mediate between Pakistan and India in the Kashmir issue.  In his offer, which was made during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s trip the US, Trump said India had also approached him to mediate between the two countries. India has since denied ever approaching the […]

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North Korea says new missile a ‘solemn warning’ to South

North Korea says new missile a ‘solemn warning’ to South

Agencies North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has said two missiles fired under his supervision were newly designed tactical weapons that sent a “solemn warning” to the South over plans to hold military drills with the United States. Thursday’s missile tests were the first since Kim and US President Donald Trump agreed to resume nuclear […]

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