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Palestinian killed after attempted stabbing

Palestinian killed after attempted stabbing

NEW YORK: Pakistan has expressed grave concern over the continuing plight of the Palestinians and the violation of their basic rights by Israeli occupation. A Palestinian public opinion survey last June found support for knife attacks on the decline and that about half of respondents believed that the wave of violence was over.


Australian forced off French beach over burkini ban

Australian forced off French beach over burkini ban

Lawyers for two human rights groups challenged the legality of the ban to the top court, saying the orders infringed basic freedoms and that mayors had overstepped their powers by telling women what to wear on beaches, the Associated Press reported.


Iraqi forces launch push to take town near Mosul from IS

Iraqi forces launch push to take town near Mosul from IS

General Assembly meetings. Shirqat a stepping stone in campaign to recapture jihadist stronghold of Mosul . The regular and volunteer forces had already surrounded the town, where tens of thousands of civilians are believed to have been trapped by Daesh .



MoD admits role in strike that hit Syrian forces

Kerry expressed frustration with the touch-and-go cease-fire. The Syrian military statement placed the blame squarely on the rebel groups. Turnbull said it remains to be seen whether the incident would jeopardise the Syrian ceasefire. He said USA and Russian officials were meeting in Geneva to try to sort out aid deliveries to Aleppo and other besieged communities. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 29 children and teenagers were among those killed, as well as 17 ...



Japan trying to confuse situation in South China Sea: China

Japan was attempting to throw the situation in the region into confusion, the Chinese spokesman added, noting the island nation had "even resorted to deception in attempts to impose its own views" on the issue on other countries. While the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have contesting claims on these waters, Japan does not. In July, the global court of arbitration in the Hague ruled that China's "historic" claims to most of the South China Sea were invalid.



Militants Kill 17 Indian Soldiers During Attack On Kashmir Base

Hours after the attack, India's Home Minister Rajnath Singh called " Pakistan is terrorist state" and accused it of involvement in the incident. He told reporters "we reserve the right to response to any act of the adversary at the time and place of our own choosing".