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At least 20 dead, 90 injured over four days of fighting in Afghanistan’s Herat – Reports

At least 20 dead, 90 injured over four days of fighting in Afghanistan’s Herat – Reports

Moscow, Aug 2 (UNI/Sputnik) At least 20 people, including civilians, have died and another 90 were injured during the last four days of ongoing fighting with the Taliban (a terror group, banned in Russia) in the Afghan city of Herat and its outskirts, the Tolo News TV channel reports. Over the weekend, national media reported […]

Trump says ‘great deal more’ evidence of 2020 election fraud coming soon

Trump says ‘great deal more’ evidence of 2020 election fraud coming soon

Washington, Aug 2 (UNI/Sputnik) Former US President Donald Trump has promised new 2020 election fraud evidence to be made public soon. “There is massive and unconditional evidence that the election was shattered with fraud and irregularities at a level that our Country has never seen before. Much of it is already public, and a great […]

5.4-magnitude quake hits 126 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia – USGS

5.4-magnitude quake hits 126 km SSE of Kuril’sk, Russia – USGS

Beijing, Aug 2 (UNI/Xinhua) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.4 jolted 126 km south-southeast of Kuril’sk, Russia at 03:28 GMT on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 35.0 km, was initially determined to be at 44.1322 degrees north latitude and 148.2984 degrees east longitude. UNI

Taliban delegation meets Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi

Taliban delegation meets Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi

This is the first time a senior Taliban leader has visited China since the group launched a massive offensive to capture territory across Afghanistan, coinciding with the rapid drawdown of US and NATO forces A Taliban delegation led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar held talks in China with foreign minister Wang Yi on Wednesday against […]

At least 57 migrants die in shipwreck off Libyan coast

At least 57 migrants die in shipwreck off Libyan coast

Tripoli, Jul 27 (UNI) At least 57 people drowned after their boat capsized off the Libyan coast near Khums, International Organization for Migration (IOM) spokesperson Safa Msehli said in a statement. “A shipwreck off Libya claims at least 57 lives today after a boat capsized near Khums,” Msehli said via Twitter late last night. According […]

Rockets fired near Afghan Presidential Palace

Kabul, Jul 20 (UNI) Three rockets were repeatedly fired near the Afghanistan’s Presidential Palace here on Tuesday morning during Eid al-Adha Prayers, local media reports said. According to Tolo news, the rockets were fired from Parwan-e-Se area in Kabul’s District 18 in north of the city. President Ashraf Ghani and several other politicians were present […]

Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan

Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui killed in Afghanistan

Danish Siddiqui, a Reuters photojournalist, was killed during clashes that ensued in Afghanistan’s Spin Boldak district in Kandahar, TOLO News reported on Friday. The Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian journalist was covering the situation in Kandahar amid the country’s internal security situation over the last few days. Afghan forces clashed with Taliban militants in Spin Boldak following […]

Taliban raises its flag above border crossing with Pakistan

Taliban raises its flag above border crossing with Pakistan

Kabul, Jul 14(UNI) Taliban militants have reportedly raised their flag above a key border post between Afghanistan and Pakistan, and claimed that the area is now under their control. They have shared videos on social media showing their white flag fluttering above the Spin Boldak crossing near Kandahar, BBC reported. Afghan officials have however denied […]

B’desh: Al-Qaeda linked militants active in hilly areas

B’desh: Al-Qaeda linked militants active in hilly areas

Dhaka, Jul 14 (UNI) An al-Qaeda-linked militant group has reportedly been active in the country’s mountain areas under a new name. It is learned that this group is conducting training and da’wah work under the garb of an organization called ‘Dawatul Islam’ as a shield. According to sources, Mahmudul Hasan Gunbi is leading the extremist […]

4 trapped in tunnel flooding in China’s Guangdong

4 trapped in tunnel flooding in China’s Guangdong

Guangzhou, Jul 15 (UNI/Xinhua) Fourteen people were trapped in a tunnel water gushing-out accident Thursday in Zhuhai City of south China’s Guangdong Province, local authorities said. The construction site of the Shijingshan tunnel, part of the city’s Xingye expressway, flooded at around 3:30 a.m., said the local emergency management bureau. Zhuhai has set up on-site […]

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