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India market attack: Suspected rebels kill 13 in Assam

Bishnoi. MHA is closely monitoring the situation. He blamed the outlawed National Democratic Front of Bodoland, Songbijit, a militant outfit fighting for a separate homeland for the indigenous Bodo tribespeople. The attack came in the midst of a high security alert sounded by Assam authorities apprehending terror strike by insurgent groups in the run up to the Indian Independence day on August 15.


Sunny Sunday expected ahead of week of increasing temperatures

Sunny Sunday expected ahead of week of increasing temperatures

Northeast wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. Skies, meanwhile, are forecast to be partly sunny, and the high should be near 91. Tonight .Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. South southeast wind around 7 miles per hour. Wednesday night .Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.



Syrian regime air strikes hit hospitals in Aleppo offensive

Aleppo has seen intensified battles and violence recently with the government troops tightening the noose on the rebel-held areas in the eastern part, while the rebels unleashed several offensives to break the government siege on rebel-held areas.



Philippine President's war on drugs now targets politicians and judges

They should have due process, presumption of innocence, ' he said. "I join the United Nations secretary-general [Ban Ki-moon] in condemning the apparent endorsement of extrajudicial killing, which is illegal and a breach of fundamental rights and freedoms", Yury Fedotov said.


South Africa's ruling party wins Johannesburg in narrow race

South Africa's ruling party wins Johannesburg in narrow race

But the DA fell short of a majority and will have to try to form a coalition to govern in Tshwane. The radical leftist Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party led by Julius Malema, Zuma's one-time protege but now arch-foe, was running a distant third in the local elections, with about 10 percent of the vote.


Turkey issues arrest warrant for US-based cleric

Turkey issues arrest warrant for US-based cleric

Turkey is also pressing its allies to crack down on Gulen-linked schools and charities and has asked Kazakhstan to shut down schools which it says are associated with the movement. Since then thousands have been purged from their roles in the judiciary, police, military and education system, accused of being members of the coup movement while more than 25,000 people have been detained.