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‘MH17 shot down by Russian-made BUK missile’

‘MH17 shot down by Russian-made BUK missile’

The Hague International investigators have concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine, a Dutch daily said today. The final report was due to be officially unveiled at 1115 GMT today at a Dutch military base. It seeks to end 15 months of speculation

KP Sharma Oli elected new Nepal Prime Minister

Veteran politician KP Sharma Oli was on Sunday elected as the next Prime Minister of Nepal defeating incumbent Sushil Koirala in a contest which became necessary after parties failed to forge a consensus amid violent protests over the country’s new Constitution. In voting held in Parliament here, CPN-UML chairman Oli garnered 338 votes, 39 more than

Hindu community not allowed to exercise its Right to Information in Pakistan, activists protest

Peshawar Activists from minority Hindu community in Pakistan have staged a protest here against the provincial government of Khyber Pakthunkhwa for allegedly not allowing minorities to access information through the recently enacted Right to Information Act. The members of the All Pakistan Hindu Rights Movements (APHRM) held the demonstration outside the Press Club building here

Stop state terror: Thousands protest in Europe after Ankara blasts

Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Europe on Saturday to denounce the suspected twin suicide attacks that killed at least 95 people during a peace rally in Ankara. In Paris, police estimate that around one thousand people, a majority of whom were Kurdish, came out on Saturday afternoon to the city’s Place de

At least 86 dead in attack on Ankara peace rally

At least 86 people were killed today when two explosions ripped through groups of leftist and pro- Kurdish activists gathering for an anti-Government peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara. The attack, near Ankara’s main train station, was the deadliest in the city’s history and has ratcheted up tensions ahead of Turkey’s November 1 snap

Russia hits 60 Islamic State targets, kills 300 terrorists in airstrike on Syria

Moscow Russia’s air force hit 60 Islamic State targets in Syria over the past 24 hours and killed around 300 militants, the Defence Ministry said on Friday, in Moscow’s most intense raids yet since it first launched strikes on Syria 10 days ago. In the previous updates, the Moscow had been reporting hitting about 10

Two Indians with links to LeT, involved in German Bakery blast detained in Saudi Arabia

Two Indian nationals wanted in connection with terrorism cases in India have been detained in Saudi Arabia, reports Indian Express. The two Indians are likely to be deported soon. The detainees have been identified as Abu Sufiyan alias Asadullah Khan and Zainul Abideen alias Zahid Sheikh, says the Indian Express report. Sufiyan is from Hyderabad

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