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Brother: Syrian suspected in bomb plot 'excited about life'

Brother: Syrian suspected in bomb plot 'excited about life'

The refugee, who now is arrested on suspicion of planning a major attack in Berlin , had spoken to a member of ISIS in Syria by telephone about a possible target. The suspect, Jaber al-Bakr, arrived in Germany from Syria in 2015 and gained refugee status, but returned to Syria earlier this year, his brother Alaa al-Bakr told the German daily Die Welt.



Parliament Adopts Resolution against Indian Atrocities in Kashmir

Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs alleged that CNN News18 has aired a "forged" interview of police officer of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir Ghulam Akbar, in which he has allegedly confirmed India's surgical strikes. An NDTV report citing army officials said three infiltration attempts were foiled at the Line of Control, the de facto border that divides the Himalayan region between India and Pakistan, since last night.



Tensions between Pakistan, India should go down: Mark Toner

All this posed an "imminent threat" to regional peace and security, the release said. It's frankly to the benefit of both countries. "When massive floods hit Srinagar two years ago, the government found it hard to deal with the situation and the country saw that our jawans were toiling to save people's lives", he said.



Govt hits out at AIMPLB, says don't link triple talaq and UCC

The first dissenting voice came from the All India Muslim Personal Law Board which on October 13, 2016, said that it would boycott the law panel alleging it to be biased. "Why are you becoming political?" he asked . He also said that there is no question that "triple talaq " negates both equality and dignity of Muslim women as human beings and citizens of India and can have no place in a civilised society.


India to mount diplomatic offensive against Pak at BRICS meet

India to mount diplomatic offensive against Pak at BRICS meet

Through its ambassador in Moscow, Pankaj Saran, India has conveyed to Russian Federation its displeasure about the former's joint military exercises with Pakistan at a time when India is trying to isolate it as the state sponsor of terrorism in the region.


Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

Colombia extends ceasefire with rebels

FARC-EP head Timoleon Jimenez, known as Timochenko, said the rebels would continue the cease-fire and would abide by what they had agreed with the Colombian government, despite the "No" vote. The ceasefire between the Colombian government and FARC was extended by Santos from October 31 to December 31 as his team, political opponents and the rebel group work out a new version of the deal for consideration by voters.