Turkish police detains wife of slain Islamic State 'war minister' Shishani

ISTANBUL | Friday, Jul 20 2018 IST

Turkish authorities detained the wife of Abu Omar al-Shishani, a senior Islamic State commander killed in combat two years ago, in a counter-terrorism operation in Istanbul this month, police said lat

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Both houses of state legislature adjourned after obituary references

Patna | Friday, Jul 20 2018 IST

The proceedings of both houses of the state legislature in Bihar were adjourned till Monday after obituary references. As soon as the proceedings in Bihar Assembly commenced, speaker Vijay Kumar Cha

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Terrorism not a clash between Christian West and Islam: David Cameron

Kolkata |Thursday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said terrorism should not be seen as a battle between the Christian countries of the West and the Islamic countries in the Middle East. It is al

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Monsoon session of Bihar legislature to begin from tomorrow

Patna | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

The Monsoon session of both houses of the legislature in Bihar, scheduled to begin from tomorrow is likely to be stormy as Opposition is geared up to attack state government on various issues includin

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Committee on formation of Legislative Council in Odisha to submit report soon

Bhubaneswar |Wednesday, 2018 8:15:07 PM IST

A special committee constituted for the proposed Odisha Legislative Council will submit its report to the state government soon, said Transport Minister and Chairman of the committee Nrusingha Sahu on

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Health system in Mosul remains broken one year after defeat of Islamic State

By Kawa Omar Amin MOSUL | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

A year after Iraqi forces recaptured Mosul from Islamic State the city's healthcare system remains broken, its hospitals lie in ruins and even basic services are lacking, according to aid groups. Th

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Hardline Islamic groups contesting Pakistan's general elections

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:25 PM IST

Some of Pakistan's hardline Islamic groups, who defend the blasphemy law and have been accused of playing a role in global terrorism and murders of religious minorities, are contesting the July 25 gen

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Manikrao Thakre resigns as deputy chairman from Maha Legislative

Nagpur | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST

Former president of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) and deputy chairman of state Legislative Council Manikrao Thakre resigned on Wednesday. Mr Thakre tendered his resignation as the

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Iranian security forces arrest four members of suspected Islamic State cell

BEIRUT | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Security forces in southwest Iran have arrested four suspected Islamic State operatives who were planning attacks, Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi was cited as saying by the Tasnim news agency on

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France expels Islamist to Algeria

PARIS | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

France on Monday expelled an Islamist suspected of being a spiritual tutor to one of the killers in the attack on Charlie Hebdo newspaper and to one of the attackers at a Jewish supermarket in 2015.

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Prez appreciates both executive & legislature for actively abridging gap of social inequalities

Chandigarh | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

President Ramnath Kovind on Sunday appreciated both the Executive and the Legislature for actively abridging the gap of social inequalities in the society by implementing schemes for the welfare of th

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Jail Bharo protesst by INLD on SYL issue is to mislead people: Khattar

Chandigarh | Sunday, Jul 15 2018 IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has said that the Jail Bharo protest by the INLD on the SYL issue is nothing but an attempt to deceive the public as the Supreme Court has already given jud

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