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Police officer stabbed to death by suspected IS terrorist in Istanbul

Police officer stabbed to death by suspected IS terrorist in Istanbul

A suspected Islamic State militant stabbed a Turkish police officer to death while being taken to the Istanbul police headquarters, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. The suspect was allegedly in preparation of a suicide bomb attack. The injured police officer succumbed to his wounds at the hospital. The faction has repeatedly targeted the Muslim-majority country in the past, including the New Year shooting in the Reina nightclub that killed 39 people.


Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

MSNBC host Joy Ried chided President Donald Trump for threatening war against both North Korea and Venezuela saying it was hard to tell his sabre-rattling rhetoric from that of North Korean strongman Kim Jong-un or HBO's "Game of Thrones" character Daenerys Targaryen.


Sonia calls opposition meeting on Friday, Sharad invited

Sonia calls opposition meeting on Friday, Sharad invited

However, this message was lost because of the NCP's absence. As a matter of abundant caution, these sources said, Mr. Patel had thanked both the NCP and the JD-U. Nitish Kumar had been a chief advocate of opposition unity and was seen as the most credible face of this camp. Asked if the party would join the Modi cabinet, a JD (U) leader said such a decision would be "natural".


White Helmets rescuers shot dead in Syria gun attack

White Helmets rescuers shot dead in Syria gun attack

The US has condemned the killing of seven Syrian volunteer rescuers who were shot dead in a north-western town controlled by jihadists. The White Helmets asked northern Syrian checkpoints to detain any vehicles with their logo after the group said the attackers also stole two vans, helmets and walkie-talkies.


Three killed in Wisconsin shooting

Three killed in Wisconsin shooting

Three men were shot by another man near a food vendor. Two of the victims died at the scene, while a third died on the way to the hospital, according to Beth. Beth said they do not have a suspect in custody. The shooting is still under investigation. Wisconsin was in news for shooting on August 5, 2012 when a massacre took place at the gurdwara (Sikh temple) in Oak Creek where 40-year-old Wade Michael Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others.


'Seventeen dead' in Burkina Faso attack

'Seventeen dead' in Burkina Faso attack

A similar attack in the same area had killed almost 30 people in January 2016. Witnesses were quoted as saying that three gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a hotel and restaurant. Two people were evacuated with injuries, including a foreigner, the report said. Most attacks have been along its remote northern border region with Mali, a country which has been plagued by Islamist militants for more than a decade.