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Bombings rock Jakarta, casualties feared

Jakarta: Two explosions went off near a crowded bus station in the eastern part of the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, police said. Eyewitnesses reported many casualties. An eyewitness said that bombs exploded twice near a bus stop facility in Kampung Melayu at about 9 p.m. ALSO READ: Two dead, eight injured after mini bus overturns in Himachal […] Read More »

19 killed in terror attack at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

MANCHESTER: Nineteen people have been killed in a suspected terrorist attack during a pop concert by US star Ariana Grande in the northwest English city of Manchester, police said on Tuesday. A fleet of ambulances was seen rushing to the venue and bomb disposal teams were dispatched soon after, as city residents opened up their doors to stranded concert-goers after ... Read More »

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

London: An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack. Greater Manchester Police said 19 people were confirmed dead and roughly 50 were injured by the explosion at Manchester Arena. Emergency vehicles were […] Read More »

Donald Trump’s speech on Islam in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: The United States President Donald Trump says that the overwhelming majority of victims of terrorist attacks are the “innocent people of the Arab, Muslim and Middle Eastern nations.” Speaking at the Arab-Islamic American Summit in Riyadh Sunday, Trump said that “95 percent of the victims of terrorist attacks are themselves Muslims.” He said that […] Read More »

Pakistan cannot execute Kulbhushan Jadhav till the court rules on case: ICJ

NEW DELHI: The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today unanimously stayed Pakistan’s execution of Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav+ until it rules on the merits of the case. The ICJ ruled that there is the possibility of “irrevocable prejudice to the rights of Jadhav. In its plea to the court, India had expressed the fear that Jadhav might be executed even ... Read More »

Fake Rupee Notes Seizure Up Four-Fold In Switzerland

Berne/New Delhi: Switzerland may be known in popular perception as an alleged haven for black money, but it is the fake Indian rupee notes which seem to have seen a huge surge in the Alpine nation. The quantum of fake Indian currency seized by the Swiss authorities saw an over four-fold increase during 2016, making it the third most seized ... Read More »

Blast in Balochistan: 10 killed, 35 injured

NEW DELHI: At least 10 people were killed and 35 injured, including deputy chairman of the senate, Maulana Ghafoor Hyderi, after a blast targeted his convoy in Quetta in restive Balochistan today after Friday prayers, Pakistani media reported. “The blast was extremely powerful,” Ghafoor Hyderi, a Jamaat e Islami (JUI-F)leader said about the blast which occurred in Quetta’s Mustang area. ... Read More »