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BSF DIG among five injured in mysterious explosion on IB in Samba

BSF DIG among five injured in mysterious explosion on IB in Samba

A senior BSF official said it is a matter of investigation how the terrorists reached the Nagrota army base. There was a firefight in which one BSF jawan suffered minor injuries, he said, adding the suspected militants have been trapped in an area and the gunbattle is underway.



Only 5 survive Colombian plane crash

Rescue teams combing through the wreckage have found six survivors and have not yet given up hope of finding more. Fans of Chapecoense soccer team react in front of the Arena Conda stadium in Chapeco, Brazil, November 29, 2016 . The dream ended late Monday night when a charter flight carrying the club sliced into a Colombian hillside, killing 75 and scattering six survivors among the snarled remains of wings and fuselage.


Thai prince invited to become the new king

Thai prince invited to become the new king

At the end of the session, Pornpetch asked the attending lawmakers to stand up in a show of respect to "the new King". Its parliament approved the sending of a formal invitation, which he has to accept before ascending to the throne. The prince's full name runs to nearly 70 words and took more than a month to compose. He was educated at boarding school in the United Kingdom, then moved to undertake military training at Australia's Royal Military College becoming a military officer.


New Pakistan army chief hints at peace with India

New Pakistan army chief hints at peace with India

Pakistan's outgoing military chief warned India Tuesday it would be risky to mistake his country's "restraint" over recent tensions in disputed Kashmir for weakness, as he handed over power to his successor. He also served in the 10 Corps as lieutenant colonel, where he was GSO. He sought support from the media to play a role in the keeping the morale of troops high adding he had a heavy responsibility on his shoulders.



Bill Etheridge made Ukip defence spokesman after Paul Nuttall's election

Nigel Farage, the face of Brexit who forced Britain to hold an European Union referendum and then upstaged the government by forging a friendship with Donald Trump , is a hard act to follow. "Those people are looking for a voice and Ukip will be that voice for them". Nuttall signalled that he has Jeremy Corbyn in his sights and believes Ukip could take votes away from Labour in their traditional working-class heartlands.


Steinmeier: Ukraine to show 'responsibility' at Minsk talks

Steinmeier: Ukraine to show 'responsibility' at Minsk talks

Ukraine insists that hostages must be released and that the Red Cross must be granted unhindered access to the country's southeast, BelTA learned from Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin on 29 November. In his words, Ukraine also insists that the border with Russian Federation must be controlled by the OSCE. The Kremlin, in turn, has argued that Ukraine has failed to meet its end of the Minsk deal by not providing autonomy for the eastern regions and calling elections there.