Rebel attack in Congo Ebola zone kills at least 14 civilians

By Fiston Mahamba GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo Sept 23 : At least 14 civilians were killed on Saturday in a six-hour attack by rebels on the town of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials told Reuters, warning the unrest may hamper efforts to quash an Ebola epidemic in the area. The […]

2 civilians inadvertently cross LoC into Pakistan

Jammu, Sep 23 : Two civilians are believed to have inadvertently crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and entered the Pakistan controlled side, police said on Sunday. Bashir Ahmad and Ghulam Rasool, both residents of Sawjian village in Poonch district, left their homes on September 12 for some work along the […]

Militant killed in J&K gunfight

Srinagar, Sep 23 : A militant was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. Upon receiving information about the presence of militants, the security forces cordoned off Aripal village in Tral area. “As the cordon was tightened, the militants fired at the security forces […]

16 killed in Pakistan anti-terror operation

Islamabad, Sep 23 : The Pakistan Army has announced that nine militants and seven soldiers were killed in an anti-terror operation carried out in North Waziristan district bordering Afghanistan. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement late Saturday said the security forces launched the operation in Gharlamai and Spera Kunar Algad, reports Xinhua news […]

Iran holds US, allies accountable for terror attack

Tehran, Sep 23 : Top Iranian officials have said the US and its regional allies are responsible for the terror attack in the Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday. At least 25 people were killed and 60 others injured in a terror attack on a military parade in Iran’s southwestern city of Ahvaz, IRNA news […]

Ready to boost anti-terror cooperation with Iran: Putin

Moscow, Sep 23 : Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, over a deadly terrorist attack and reaffirmed readiness to intensify counter-terror cooperation, the Kremlin said on Saturday. “We are outraged by this bloody crime. Hopefully, everyone involved will be held liable,” Putin said in his telegram to Rouhani, which […]