Taliban kills 15 Afghan soldiers in Kandahar

Taliban kills 15 Afghan soldiers in Kandahar

Also, Wazeri said on May 23 that at least 10 soldiers and 12 attackers were killed in fighting that began the previous night when militants attacked a different base in Shawali Kot. The Taliban have stepped up their spring offensive , launching multiple attacks in the country. His scathing remarks did not immediately provoke a response from Kabul .

Donald Trump praises Emmanuel Macron's "great job" to win French election

As Paste Magazine observes, Donald Trump responded to Emmanuel Macron making him wait for their second handshake by giving Macron's arm a yank that was "even more violent than normal". German Chancellor Angela Merkel watches as President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a ceremony to unveil artifacts from the World Trade Center and Berlin Wall for the new North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, Thursday, May 25, 2017 , in Brussels .

When is first Ramadan 2017 in Bangladesh, India?

Going by the record of past few years, we can expect the announcement anytime before 09:00 pm Makkah time today. The committee also decided that Laylat-al-Qadr would take place on June 22. The Muslims across the world observe fasting between wee hours of to the sunset everyday as part Islamic practice. The Supreme Court said, it prays to Almighty Allah to assist Muslims in their fasting of the holy month and performing their prayers.

Telecom sector disappointed with GST rates

However, he said, Jammu and Kashmir is fully competent to bring its own law on Goods and Services Tax (GST ) under the state's existing constitutional position. Archit Gupta, founder and CEO of, said: "The GST Council has promised to lower tax on most consumer items of daily and common use". The telecom industry too was disappointed with the 18 per cent tax rate.

US Senate committee passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

US Senate committee passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

The trip was Trump's first stop on his inaugural foray outside United States borders as president. Rouhani won this week's Iranian presidential election with a resounding majority, a sign that most Iranians wish to keep on the president's course of reform and modernization.

American arms deal with Saudis is under fire in Israel

In contrast, Husam Zomlot, Palestinian ambassador to the United States and a key Abbas ally, said he did not see Trump's comments as a U.S. policy shift. With the president's overseas trip in full swing, America finally is getting its mojo back. TRUMP: Making peace, however, will not be easy. Israel in the meantime would make changes in the Palestinians' quality of life by taking such steps as improving the Palestinian economy and conditions on the ground to counter the strong ...