Crime 

At Least 23 Killed In Multiple Suicide Bombings, Attacks In Kabul

KABUL: At least 23 people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in multiple suicide bombings and attacks in Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, the latest in a series of assaults in the war-torn country. In the biggest attack, Taliban terrorists stormed an army base in the western province of Farah overnight, killing at least 18 soldiers. “Last night a big group of militants attacked an army base in Bala Buluk district of Farah. Unfortunately, we lost 18 soldiers, two soldiers were wounded. We have sent more reinforcements to…

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World 

Trump again blames India, China for his withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Says the pact was unfair as it would have made US foot the bill of nations that benefited the most from the accord. President Donald Trump has again blamed India and China for his decision last year to withdraw from the historic Paris climate accord, saying the agreement was unfair as it would have made the United States pay for nations, which benefited the most from the deal. Mr. Trump in June last year announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris deal, saying the accord would have cost America…

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Khalistan separatist Jaspal Atwal migrated to Canada at a young age

In Canada, Atwal was convicted for ambushing and shooting Malkiat Singh Sidhu – who was a Minister in the Shiromani Akali Dal government – in 1986. Jaspal Singh Atwal, an Indian-origin businessman and a Khalistan separatist convicted in the shooting of Punjab minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu in 1986, has shot into limelight after he was present at an event of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Mumbai and invited to another in New Delhi. Mr. Atwal, who has close ties with the Khalistan movement, being a former member of the…

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Crime 

Armed deputy who failed to confront gunman at Florida school resigns

Israel told reporters the shooting in the Fort Lauderdale suburb of Parkland lasted six minutes, and that Peterson arrived at the freshman building about 90 seconds after the first shots were fired, then lingered outside for at least four minutes. The armed sheriff’s deputy assigned to the Florida high school where 17 people were shot dead has resigned rather than face suspension after an internal investigation showed he failed to enter the school to confront the gunman during the attack, the county sheriff said on Thursday. Deputy Scot Peterson, who…

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World 

‘Highly concerned’ China probing possible violation of UN curbs on North Korea

Japan reported a ship-ship transfer between a N.Korean-flagged tanker and a smaller vessel on February 16 about 250 km off Shanghai in the East China Sea. China is “highly concerned” about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate United Nations (UN) sanctions on North Korea and has launched an investigation, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Spokesman Geng Shuang said China would “seriously deal” with any Chinese individuals or enterprises found to be involved in the incident reported earlier this week by Japan. “China is highly…

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