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Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

Muslim man beaten to death in India on suspicion of smuggling cows

Suspected vigilantes on Saturday killed a Muslim man transporting two cows in India, just 15 months after a similar attack spotlighted the growing influence of pro-Hindu fringe groups. Many Hindus regard the cow as sacred, but India’s Muslim minority engages in the trade of cattle for slaughter and consumption, chiefly of buffalo meat, as well […]

July 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

US, allies set to evacuate Syrian aid workers from southwest

U.S. officials say the United States is finalizing plans to evacuate several hundred Syrian civil defense workers and their families from southwest Syria as Russian-backed government forces close in on the area. Two officials familiar with the plans said Thursday that the U.S., Britain and Canada are spearheading the evacuation that would transport members of […]

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Rescuers find 9 bodies after two buildings collapse in India

Rescuers find 9 bodies after two buildings collapse in India

Rescuers found nine bodies as they almost finished clearing a mound of rubble after the collapse of two multistory buildings east of New Delhi, an official said Thursday. No survivors have been found following the collapse on Tuesday night of a six-story building under construction onto an adjacent four-story apartment building. The second building, ready […]

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout- monitor

Air strikes kill 12 civilians in south Syria rebel holdout- monitor

Unidentified air strikes have killed 12 civilians in a rebel-held pocket of southern Syria as regime ally Russia presses talks for Damascus to retake the area, a monitor said Wednesday. The deadly strikes late Tuesday hit Nawa, the last town under rebel control in the southern province of Daraa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

July 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Truck hits bus carrying wedding party, killing 15 Pakistanis

Truck hits bus carrying wedding party, killing 15 Pakistanis

Pakistani police say a trailer truck has hit a parked passenger bus carrying wedding guests on a busy highway near the southern city of Hyderabad, killing at least 15 people. The accident took place before dawn Monday in the town of Matiarai in southern Sindh province. Local police official Mohammad Tahir says 17 people were […]

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

A mob slaughtered nearly 300 crocodiles at a breeding ground in Indonesia’s West Papua province in retaliation for the death of a local man, officials said Monday. A total of 292 crocodiles were killed by hundreds of villagers on Saturday following the funeral of a 48-year-old man who was killed by crocodiles after entering the […]

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
133 dead after two separate attacks on Pakistan political rallies

133 dead after two separate attacks on Pakistan political rallies

Pakistan was in shock Saturday after a suicide blast killed 133 people, shaking confidence in security just as the dramatic arrest of ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif ratcheted political tensions higher ahead of nationwide polls. Sharif’s highly-anticipated return from London and subsequent arrest for corruption was overshadowed as the carnage in Mastung, in the southwestern province […]

July 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Media activists fear for their lives in southwestern Syria

Media activists fear for their lives in southwestern Syria

At least 120 journalists have been killed in Syria in relation to their work since the war began in 2011, according to research by Committee to Protect Journalists. Several media activists and citizen journalists based in southwestern Syria have appealed for help so that they can leave the region as it is on the verge […]

July 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mudslide kills atleast 8 children in India’s remote mountainous northeast

Mudslide kills atleast 8 children in India’s remote mountainous northeast

A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains demolished tin-roofed homes on a hillside in northeastern India, killing at least eight children and one woman while they were sleeping, a government official said Wednesday. Some of them were swept away by the floodwaters. Rescuers have reached Tamenglong village to help other residents, said Deputy Commissioner Ravinder Singh. […]

July 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 12 people, including several children, on Tuesday, in an attack in the eastern city of Jalalabad claimed by Islamic State militants. The attacker detonated his explosives near a petrol pump, killing two officials working for Afghanistan’s intelligence agency, and sparking a big fire. Ten civilians, including children, […]

July 10, 2018 | By | Reply More