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Hamas commander among six Palestinians killed in Israeli fire


Gaza city: Israel’s army said an exchange of fire erupted Monday during an operation in the Gaza Strip, while Palestinian officials reported six people killed, including a local commander of Hamas’s armed wing. “During (Israeli military) operational activity in the Gaza Strip, an exchange of fire evolved. More details to follow,” an Israeli army statement said.  Palestinian security sources said ...

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India attempts to alter the regional strategic landscape: Pakistan General


Islamabad: Pakistan army’s Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat Friday alleged that India was attempting to alter the regional strategic landscape through an unprecedented military build-up. Hayat was speaking at a book launch event hosted by Center for International Strategic Studies Islamabad (CISS). The CISS said in a statement that General Hayat reviewed the regional security ...

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Indian Railways studying Japanese clinical efficiency for its bullet train project


Fukuoka: Cleaning trains in seven minutes flat and passengers with minimum baggage are what Indian railway officials are hoping to replicate in the country’s bullet train project to ensure the famous clinical efficiency of Japan’s Shinkansen trains. Indian officials said the technology apart, the calm efficiency of workforce in Japan was the reason behind the reliability of its high speed ...

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No talks with Taliban, India attends Moscow conference on Afghanistan in ‘non-official’ capacity


Moscow: India on Friday made it clear that its participation in the multilateral conference in Moscow, Russia, was in sync with its Afghan policy and asserted that attending the meeting was not talking to the Taliban at all. It also said that it attended the conference in a “non-official” capacity in a bid to bring back peace in Afghanistan. Initially, ...

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Australia: 1 dead, several injured after stabbing ‘incident’ in Melbourne; police refute terror link


Melbourne: At least one person was killed and several others were left wounded on Friday in Melbourne, Australia, after reports of multiple stabbing ‘incident’, according to Australian police. However, the police has clearly refuted any links of terrorism with the incident. The incident took place at Bourke Street as reported by Victoria Police. According to them, the police initially responded to ...

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One critical after multiple stabbings ‘incident’ in Melbourne


Melbourne: Multiple people were hurt in a rush hour stabbing incident in Melbourne’s central business district, police said Friday, after they apprehended a suspect near a burning vehicle. Victoria Police said officers “initially responded to a report of a car on fire” in the city center at around 4:20pm local time, as people began to leave work for the weekend. ...

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2 Indian-origin men arrested, face 2-year jail for ‘illegal’ Diwali fireworks in Singapore


Singapore: Two Indian-origin were charged with lighting illegal fireworks in Singapore’s ‘Little India’ precinct on the eve of Diwali and they face up to two years in jail and a fine ranging between SGD2,000 and SGD10,000. It is illegal to set off fireworks in Singapore without obtaining permission from the authorities. Thiagu Selvarajoo (29) is accused of letting off dangerous ...

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Khalistani terrorists establish base in UAE to spread terror in Punjab: NIA sources


NEW DELHI: Raising an alarm for the Indian security agencies, the sources in the National Investigation Agency (NIA) have claimed that the Khalistani terrorists have established their base outside the country to carry out their nefarious anti-India agenda. According to the NIA sources, the Khalistani terrorists have established a new base in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and started regrouping themselves. ...

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Three dead, multiple wounded in US yoga studio shooting: police


Miami: A gunman killed two people and injured several others at a yoga studio in Florida’s state capital Tallahassee Friday before apparently taking his own life, the local police chief said. “About 5:47 pm the Tallahassee Police Department responded…in reference to a shooting,” police chief Michael DeLeo said at a press conference. “Upon arriving on scene, the officers found multiple victims ...

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