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6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan’s Bonin islands

6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan’s Bonin islands

An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 struck Japan’s Bonin islands on Friday, about 1,000km (621 miles) south of Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said.   The quake, at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).   There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. Pakistan must ensure its soil is not used for terror activities:

New Islamic State video threatens White House with suicide bombings, more attacks in France

Islamic State militants released a video on Thursday threatening the White Housewith suicide bombings and car blasts and vowing to conduct more attacks on France. The six-minute video released by Islamic State fighters in Iraq applauds last week’s Paris attacks, according to a translation of the Arabic provided by the Maryland-based SITE Intelligence Group. The

Pakistan PM wants school attack mercy pleas rejected

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday requested President Mamnoon Hussain to reject the mercy petitions of four convicted terrorists involved in the December 16, 2014, attack on Peshawar’s Army Public School. The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) terrorists were sentenced to death by military courts, Dawn online reported. While making the request, the premier said Pakistan

26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed challenges Pak govt against ban on Jamaat-ud-Dawa

Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeedhas challenged the Pakistan government’s decision to ban media coverage of his outlawed organisations Jammat-ud-Dawah and its front Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation in the Lahore High Court. Pakistan Authority which comes the Federal Information Ministry on November 2 had asked all broadcasters to refrain from covering 72 banned groups including LeT, JuD and

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