Tuesday , February 21 2017

Trump claims ‘Sweden attack’ was based on Fox News report

US President Donald Trump clarified on Monday that his remarks about a “Sweden attack” was based on a report that had appeared on Fox News. He tweeted,”My statement as to what’s happening in Sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on FoxNews concerning immigrants and Sweden.” This ...

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Kerala actress molestation case: Film fraternity pledges support

As police in Kerala continue efforts to nab the mastermind, Pulser Suni, who abducted, molested and filmed an actress in a moving car, members of the Malayalam film fraternity joined forces on Sunday, pledging support for their colleague. During the protest meet, organised by Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA), ...

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14 students killed in Philippine bus accident

At least 14 students were killed after a bus they were riding in rammed into an electrical post. The bus, carrying around 50 students of Bestlink College of the Philippines in Quezon City, was on the way to a resort in Rizal province for a research field trip when tragedy ...

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UN warns of civilian danger as Mosul offensive continues

Iraqi forces, backed by the US, have launched a ground offensive to retake the western part of the city of Mosul from the so-called IS. They are reported to be within striking distance of the city’s airport, but the United Nations says it’s concerned about civilians becoming trapped in the ...

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Video footage appears to show deadly attack on Kim Jong-nam

A Japanese broadcaster on Monday released camera footage purportedly showing the deadly attack on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s half-brother. The grainy footage, released by Fuji TV, shows two women approaching Kim Jong-nam from different directions as he stands at a ticketing kiosk at the Malaysian airport. One approaches him ...

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Early success for Iraqi forces in Mosul mission

Iraqi government forces have had early success in their operation to reclaim west Mosul from IS. They have taken a number of villages to the south, moving within striking distance of the city’s airport. Supported by US airstrikes, up to 30,000 Iraqi soldiers and police were reportedly met with little ...

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