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Gunmen attack hotel in Kabul

At least four gunmen have launched an attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say. Special forces killed two of the attackers, an interior ministry spokesman said, and are trying to get to the others, a BBC News report on…

US shutdown crisis still unresolved

Last-ditch efforts are being made in Washington to prevent a shutdown of the US Government, a BBC New reported on Saturday. With a Senate vote due shortly before the Friday midnight deadline, Republicans leaders are struggling to gather support to…

Romania gets first female Prime Minister

European lawmaker Viorica Dancila has been named as Prime Minister-designate in Romania making her the country’s third head of government in a year and its first female premier, the Euronews reported on Thursday. President Klaus Iohannis announced the appointment which…

UN condemns twin suicide attacks in Baghdad

Strongly condemning two terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has underscored the Organisation’s support for the country in its fight against terrorism. In a statement attributable to his spokesperson, Secretary-General Guterres on Monday reiterated…

4 JeM fidayeen killed in Kashmir

Four Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) fidayeen were killed by security forces in a joint operation in Uri sector of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday. Director General of Police (DGP) Dr S P Vaid said that the Army, state police and Central…