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17 February, 2018 1:14 PM Turkey Denies Use Of Chemicals In Syria's Afrin, Says Accusations Baseless

BEIRUT, ANKARA: Turkey never used chemical weapons in its operations in Syria, and takes the utmost care of civilians, a Turkish diplomatic source said, after Syrian Kurdish forces and a monitoring group accused it of carrying out a gas attack in Syria's Afrin region. "These are baseless accusations. Turkey never used chemical weapons. We take utmost 59

16 February, 2018 3:50 PM Pakistan to deploy troops in Saudi Arabia

In a major policy shift, Pakistan will deploy troops in Saudi Arabia under an existing bilateral security cooperation agreement with its close ally which is involved in a civil war in neighbouring Yemen. Pakistan Army announced the decision to send troops on a “training and advise mission” to Saudi Arabia after a meeting between Army Chief General Qamar 42

15 February, 2018 3:45 PM Cauvery Water Dispute Verdict Expected Tomorrow: How The Events Unfolded

The Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, is expected to pronounce the verdict on decades-old Cauvery water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka on February 16, Friday. In Tamil Nadu, the livelihoods of lakhs of farmers and farm labourers are dependent on release of Cauvery water but Karnataka has maintained that it was "not in a position" 121

5 February, 2018 11:35 AM 12 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes

Warplanes pound militant hideouts in the northern Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul provinces. Twelve militants were killed as Afghan military warplanes pounded Taliban hideouts in the northern Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul provinces on Monday, an official said. The government forces bombed Taliban hideouts in Badakhshan province’s Wardoj district, killing 55

3 February, 2018 9:32 PM 2 Libyan Soldiers Killed, 5 Wounded As Army Clash With ISIS Fighters

Benghazi, Libya: Libyan forces killed three suspected ISIS fighters near an oilfield in the southeast of the country, a local official said on Saturday. Two soldiers were also killed and five wounded during clashes over two days, one of which took place near the Dhahra oilfield on Saturday, said Umar al-Faqeh, head of the Maradah administration to which 43

3 February, 2018 3:49 PM Turkish Police Detain 82 People In Raids Targeting ISIS: Report

Simultaneous police raids were carried out on 16 addresses in 10 districts of Istanbul, the report said, without specifying when the operation was conducted. ISTANBUL: Turkish police detained 82 suspected ISIS terrorists, 77 of them foreign nationals, in raids across Istanbul, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Saturday. It said counter-terror 45

1 February, 2018 6:25 AM Turkish army: 49 Kurdish militants killed in airstrikes in northern Iraq

Says the PKK was believed to be preparing an attack on Turkish border posts. Turkish warplanes struck 19 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq on Monday, killing 49 militants, Turkey’s armed forces said on Thursday. Two airstrikes were carried out in the Asos/Qandil, Zap, Avasin/Basyan and Hakurk regions on Monday, the army said in a written 41

27 January, 2018 4:45 PM Syrian opposition boycotts Sochi talks

Move a blow to Russia-led peace bid Syria’s main opposition group on Friday said it would boycott Russian peace talks next week in a major blow to Moscow’s diplomatic efforts towards resolving the brutal seven-year conflict. “Russia has not succeeded in promoting its conference,” the opposition Syrian Negotiations Commission (SNC) said on Twitter 36

20 January, 2018 5:30 PM Myanmar making final plans for repatriation

Myanmar is making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who fled conflict in the troubled Rakhine State, State media said on Saturday, despite growing doubts about the plan among refugees and in the UN. Rakhine State Chief Minister Nyi Pu “insisted on completion of the finishing touches on buildings, medical clinics and sanitation 38

19 January, 2018 7:29 PM ‘State in danger of using, misusing history to promote sectarian conflict’

Karnataka is facing the danger of using and misusing history to promote sectarian conflicts, said historian Ramachandra Guha. Electoral politics has given scope to such tendencies by manipulating caste and communal issues. It is not correct to judge Tipu Sultan by the standards of the 21st century, like the Congress does, or by the standards of the 1st century 34