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20 killed in north Afghanistan


July 18, 2018 An Islamic State suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, including a Taliban commander, while in southern Helmand province a government commando unit freed 54 people from a Taliban jail, according to officials. The stepped up activity in Afghanistan comes as Washington considers a Taliban demand for direct talks […]

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Police are reportedly cutting too-long dresses off ethnic minority women in the middle of streets in China


July 17, 2018 Uighur women in China’s Xinjiang province have had their dresses cut by police in public, photos appear to show.China subjects Uighurs to extreme rules in an effort to crack down on religious extremism.Hundreds of thousands, if not one million, Uighurs are currently being held in “re-education centers” to indoctrinate them with the […]

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Thais thank benevolent spirits, deities for saving boys inside cave


July 16, 2018 As dancers swayed to the beat of traditional music, candles were lit and fruit offerings placed near a cave on Monday in a ceremony to thank benevolent spirits for the rescue of a Thai soccer team. The 12 boys of the “Wild Boars” team and their coach are recovering after last week’s […]

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Muslims in China’s ‘Little Mecca’ fear eradication of Islam as authorities ban minors from religious activity or study


July 16, 2018 Green-domed mosques still dominate the skyline of China’s “Little Mecca”, but they have undergone a profound change — no longer do boys flit through their stone courtyards en route to classes and prayers. In what locals told AFP they fear is a deliberate move to eradicate Islam, the atheist ruling Communist Party […]

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7 dead in suicide attack near Afghan ministry in Kabul: Officials


July 15, 2018 A suicide attacker blew himself up in front of a government ministry in Kabul on Sunday as workers were leaving their offices, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 15, officials said, in the latest deadly violence in Afghanistan. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion that […]

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There was smell of blood and burnt human flesh, says survivor of Pakistan blast that killed 133


July 14 , 2018 Survivors of a suicide blast which killed 133 people as it ripped through a crowded Pakistani rally described scenes of panic and horror Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with scores of wounded. The attack in Mastung in southwestern Balochistan province on Friday, claimed by the Islamic State group, was one […]

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133 killed in suicide bombing at Pakistan election rally, Islamic State claims attack


July 13, 2018 At least 133 people, including a political leader, were killed and nearly 300 more injured in two separate bombings targeting political rallies in Pakistan on Friday, raising security fears ahead of the general elections on July 25. A suicide bomber detonated in the middle of a gathering of the Balochistan Awami Party […]

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Pakistan’s Buddha of Swat smiles 11 years after Taliban blasted him


July 12, 2018 The iconic Buddha of Swat, carved on a cliff in the 7th century, has been restored to its almost original form with Italian assistance in northwestern Pakistan, nearly 11 years after it was dynamited by the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan during their control over the area. The Buddha seated in a meditative posture, considered one […]

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Indian student from Telangana killed in shooting at Kansas City restaurant in US


July 8, 2018 A 26-year old student from Telangana was fatally shot at a restaurant at Kansas City in Missouri state during a suspected attempted robbery, authorities said on Saturday. The man, later identified by Indian authorities as Sharath Koppu, was shot by unidentified persons at J’s Fish and Chicken Market on Prospect Avenue on […]

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