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SHOCKING: Villagers slice open python, find Indonesia man’s body  

Jakarta, Indonesia: A 25-year-old Indonesian man was been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said. A six-minute video on the website of the Tribun Timur publication shows villagers slicing open the python’s carcass to reveal the legs and torso of the dead victim, named Akbar. Junaedi, the secretary of Salubiro village in West […] Read More »

London attack: Islamic State claims responsibility; 8 arrested in raids

LONDON: Eight people were arrested in raids across London and Birmingham on Thursday after a terror attack on the UK Parliament in the heart of Westminster killed four people, including the ISIS attacker who was inspired by “Islamist ideology” and known to British secret services. “We are not afraid…An act of terrorism tried to silence […] Read More »

Terror in heart of London: Five killed in Parliament attack

London: British police confirmed that deal toll in Wednesday’s terror attack outside the Parliament in central London has risen to five. On Wednesday, three people and a terrorist were dead after an attacker brought carnage to central London on Wednesday, mowing down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and hacking at police with knives in the grounds of […] Read More »

Britain orders devices ban on flights from 6 Mideast nations

London: Britain announced a ban on certain electronic devices being allowed in the cabin on Britain-bound flights from six Middle East countries. The ban will apply to Britain-bound direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia, a British government spokesperson saiwas quoted by Xinhua as saying. Phones, laptops and tablets larger than […] Read More »

Plane crash-lands in S Sudan, at least 37 injured

JUBA, South Sudan: A passenger plane crash-landed and burned in Wau, northwestern South Sudan on Monday, but all 49 passengers and crew survived, an airport official. The plane was landing but then crashed, said Wau’s Acting Airport Manager Stephen Youngule. “The plane touched down and then jumped up again. The pilot couldn’t control it,” said Youngule, who is […] Read More »

Federal judges block Trump’s second attempt to institute travel ban

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s administration will appeal rulings by two federal judges who blocked his second attempt to institute a travel ban, media reports said. “We intend to appeal the flawed rulings,” White House spokesman Sean Spicer said in his daily press briefing on Thursday, referring to temporary stays issued by federal judges in […] Read More »

‘Jail time!’ Trump attacks rapper Snoop Dogg over music video

Washington: US President Donald Trump slammed rapper Snoop Dogg over the use of a gun against a Trump look-alike in his new music video, media reports said. In the music video for the song “Lavender”, Snoop points a prop gun loaded with confetti at a clown-faced man dressed up to resemble the president, ABC news reported. […] Read More »

Forced conversion a crime in Islam, says Nawaz Sharif in Holi message

KARACHI: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that forcible conversion and destruction of worship places of other religions is a crime in Islam and in Pakistan as he greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Holi. Addressing a function to celebrate Holi with Hindus here, he insisted that it was not anyone’s […] Read More »

19 children killed in Guatemala child shelter fire

Guatemala City: At least 19 children were killed in a fire early on Wednesday at a children’s shelter in central Guatemala. More than 20 other youngsters were taken to hospital with serious burns, after the blaze broke out at the Virgen de la Asuncion Shelter in San Jose Pinula, Xinhua news agency reported. The daily […] Read More »