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30 Yemeni soldiers killed in Aden suicide bombing

ADEN, YEMEN (Sarzameen News) – A suicide bomber killed at least 30 Yemeni soldiers on Sunday when he detonated his explosives at a gathering in the southern city of Aden, military officials and medics said. Many others were wounded in the attack that targeted a crowd of soldiers gathered to collect their salaries at a

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India names new military, spy chiefs

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India on Saturday announced the names of the new army and airforce chiefs along with the heads of the country’s spy agencies. Lieutenant General Bipin Rawat will take over as the new chief of army staff from General Dalbir Singh Suhag as the head of the 1.3 million strong force. “Government

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13 Turkish soldiers killed, 48 wounded in Kayseri bombing

ISTANBUL (AFP) – Thirteen Turkish soldiers were killed and dozens more wounded in a car bombing targeting off-duty conscripts being taken by bus on a weekend shopping trip, the latest in a string of attacks to rock Turkey in recent months. Forty-eight soldiers were wounded in Saturday’s attack in the central Anatolian city of Kayseri,

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Hillary blames FBI director & Russia for her election defeat

NEW YORK (Sarzameen News) – US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told her donors that FBI Director James Comey and Russian President Vladimir Putin were the chief culprits for her election loss to Donald Trump, her Republican rival, in the November elections. Clinton made the comments in a meeting with her Democratic campaign donors in New

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Modi admits to Indian role in Fall of Dhaka

NEW DELHI (Web Desk) – Narendra Modi, Prime Minister (PM) of India has once again admitted to conspiring to divide Pakistan and confessed Indian role in separating Bangladesh from Pakistan on December 16, 1971. Modi addressed a ceremony organised in Indian capital today where he talked about Fall of Dhaka and following India’s decades old

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Thousands leave Aleppo under rebel withdrawal deal

ALEPPO (AFP) – Thousands of civilians and rebels left Aleppo on Thursday under an evacuation deal that will allow Syria’s regime to take full control of the city after years of fighting. The International Committee of the Red Cross said the operation could take days as US Secretary of State John Kerry warned action was needed

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UN Security Council pays tribute to outgoing Ban Ki-moon

UNITED NATIONS (Sarzameen News) – In its farewell to the outgoing UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the Security Council has acknowledged his contribution to international peace, security and development, in particular his exceptional efforts to solve international problems in economic, social, environmental and cultural fields. Adopting a resolution by acclamation on Wednesday, the 15-member Council also

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Syria rebels announce new evacuation deal for Aleppo

ALEPPO (AFP) – Syrian rebels announced a new evacuation deal for Aleppo civilians and the injured on Wednesday, after shelling and air strikes sent terrified residents running through the city s streets. However a source close to Syria s government denied the development, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said hostilities were ongoing after an earlier

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Lull in LoC exchanges raises hope for falling tension between Pakistan, India

BEIJING (Sarzameen news) – A lull in cross Line of Control (LoC) exchanges between Pakistan and India has raised hopes for calm along the LoC in Kashmir and working boundary after weeks of exchanges of fire that caused casualties on both sides, Chinese media has reported. The escalation started after a group of suspected militants

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12 arrested in India for refusing to stand at national anthem

NEW DELHI (Sarzameen News) – The astonishing incident took place in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala state where the police arrested twelve people for allegedly disrespecting the national anthem in cinema on Monday. The arrests were made as these people were not standing as a gesture of esteem while the national anthem was being played

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