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Defence Ministry said today that two US aircraft had bombed the Syrian city of Aleppo on February 10, and that Russian planes had not been operating in the area. A Pentagon spokesman had accused Russian and Syria government forces yesterday of destroying Aleppo's two main hospitals with air strikes, though he did not specify when the strikes were alleged to have taken place. The Syrian army has ma...
Source : Webindia123 | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Afghan forces face worsening Taliban insurgency* Little prospect of more foreign troops to help* US commander proposes broadening terms of engagement* Afghan top brass call for intensifying air attacksBy James MackenzieKABUL | Thursday, Feb 11 2016 ISTPressure is growing on the US military to do more to help Afghan forces repel the threat posed by Taliban militants, and commanders in Washington an...
Source : Webindia123 | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is on a three-day visit to India, on Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.Indian hospitality, Arab warmth. President Pranab Mukherjee receives crown prince at Rashtrapati Bhavan, external affairs ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup twee...
Source : Webindia123 | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Defendant Hanning to face testimony of camp witnesses* First of four Holocaust trials in coming months* But may be the last ones due to defendants' old ageBy Tina BellonBERLIN | Thursday, Feb 11 2016 ISTA 93-year-old former guard at Auschwitz goes on trial in Germany today accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people - the first of four such court cases that could be the ...
Source : Webindia123 | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
than 60 people were killed by a twin suicide bomb attack at a camp in northern Nigeria for people displaced by an insurgency of the jihadist Boko Haram group, a military and emergency official said today.The attack took place some 85 km outside the capital of Borno state, centre of the seven-year insurgency, they said. It took place today, but a breakdown in the telephone system had prevented the ...
Source : Webindia123 | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
moved in on the last four anti-government militants still holed up at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, the FBI said in a statement. The four protesters were indicted last week along with 12 others previously arrested on charges of conspiring to impede federal officers during the monthlong armed standoff at the compound. The takeover at Malheur, which began on January 2, was sparked ...
Source : Webindia123 | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
an education department in southern Saudi Arabia today, killing six employees, a senior Saudi official said.Authorities are treating the attack, which took place in the Jizan region, as criminal and the attacker has been arrested, Saudi Interior Ministry spokesman General Mansour Turki said.He said two people had also been wounded. REUTERS SHS SB1847...
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Dozens of people were killed in a riot in a prison in northeastern Mexico early today, local media reported, the just days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another prison near in Mexicos far north. Reuters could not immediately reach security officials in the nothern state of Nuevo Leon, where the Topo Chico prison is located. The riot started before dawn, local media said. Milenio TV s...
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About 50,000 people have fled an upsurge in fighting in northern Syria, requiring urgent deliveries of food and water despite some supply lines being cut, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said today.In a statement, the Swiss-based agency said it had delivered food for 10,000 families and water for about 10,000 people, mainly in northern areas of Aleppo province, adding: "More ai...
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Museum of International Folk Art to showcase Lord Brahma Shrine in "Sacred Realm" exhibitionMuseum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe (New Mexico, USA) will showcase Lord Brahma (Erawan) Shrine in its upcoming "Sacred Realm" exhibition, which runs from February 28 through March 19.On the opening day, henna artists will paint blessings onvisitors' hands and a Bharatnatyam performance will be hel...
Source : Merinews | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
technician of the Fiocruz Institue stores Aedes aegypti mosquitoes to be used in research, in Recife, Brazil. (AP photo)BRASILIA: Brazil has signed an agreement with the University of Texas Medical Branch to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months.Health minister Marcelo Castro said at a news conference that the...
Source : Times Of India | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
combination photo shows Jason Robert Roth (left) and Amanda Rose Eggert in these booking photos in Polk cMILWAUKEE (Wisconsin): A Wisconsin couple allowed their 9-year-old daughter to drive them and their 11-month-old baby because they were too drunk to do so themselves, according to Polk county circuit court records.Jason Roth, 36, and Amanda Eggert, 32, pleaded not guilty at the court on Friday ...
Source : Times Of India | 3 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
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