5 killed in Somalia car bombing

A police officer says a car bomb has detonated at a security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital, killing at least five people.

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US civilian killed in rocket attack

A rocket attack in northern Iraq killed an American contractor and wounded several military personnel on Friday, the US-led coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group said. Continue Reading

United Nations condemns abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya

The UN General Assembly approved a resolution on Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention Continue Reading

IS claims Nigerian attack

Jihadists aligned to the Islamic State group have released a video claiming to show the execution of 11 Christians in restive northeast Nigeria.

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Mars 2020 rover to seek ancient habits, human missions : NASA

The Mars 2020 rover, which sets off for the Red Planet next year, will not only search for traces of ancient life, but pave the way for future human missions, NASA scientists said as they unveiled the vehicle.

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UN, Pope condemn Burkina Faso attacks

A jihadist attack that left 42 dead in the north of Burkina Faso, the worst assault in the country for five years, plunged the nation into mourning over Christmas and sparked messages of solidarity from the United Nations and Pope Francis.

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Singapore- Indian protest over CAA

Singapore police are investigating a 32-year-old Indian national for holding a protest without a permit in Marina Bay against India’s contentious Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

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Forest fire: Chilean Families go homeless

Dozens of families found themselves homeless on Christmas after a forest fire in the Chilean tourist port city of Valparaiso burned through two hillside neighbourhoods.

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Israel Prime Minister face leadership challenge

Israel’s embattled premier Benjamin Netanyahu faces off against longtime rival Gideon Saar in a Likud party leadership contest Thursday that could threaten his grip on power. Continue Reading

Modi Government to resolve OCI issues : US-Indian activist

Following dozens of Indian-Americans facing difficulties at airports while travelling from the US to India over provisions in the OCI, an eminent Indian-American activist has said that the card should not be considered as “a multi-purpose lifelong visa” and demanded the Indian government fix major loopholes in it. Continue Reading