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U.S. diplomats suffered 'brain injuries' in Cuba attack

U.S. diplomats suffered 'brain injuries' in Cuba attack

In addition to mild TBI, which is commonly referred to as a concussion, permanent hearing loss has been diagnosed among the ten diplomats as well. The American Foreign Service Association said Friday that its representatives met this week in Washington , D.C., with Foreign Service Officers posted at the US embassy in Havana who have faced diagnoses including mild traumatic brain injury and permanent hearing loss, but also loss of balance, severe headaches, cognitive disruption and brain ...


MQM's Khawaja Izhar survives assassination attempt, guard killed

MQM's Khawaja Izhar survives assassination attempt, guard killed

Another MQM leader Faisal Sabzwari cites eye-witnesses as saying that the attackers donned a police uniform. A child was also killed in the cross-fire. Leader of Opposition Khursheed Shah said that if the perpetrators of the attack on Khawaja Izhar aren't caught then the situation can lead to similar attacks in future.


Muslims across India celebrate Eid al-Adha with great enthusiasm

Muslims across India celebrate Eid al-Adha with great enthusiasm

Major General Virendra Singh, VSM, IGAR (South) and all Ranks of the Assam Rifles also extended warm greetings and honest goodwill to the people of the State on the auspicious occasion of "Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid)". Vicky Ahmed, a devotee, after offering his prayer sent a message to all the people of the country regardless of caste, religion and creed for maintaining peaceful co-existence, unity and harmony in society.


China seeks global expansion with 'BRICS Plus'

China seeks global expansion with 'BRICS Plus'

Brics leaders would also engage in a dialogue with emerging markets and developing countries; the invited countries being Egypt, Guinea, Mexico, Tajikistan. "China and India need to further promote economic development and achieve a win-win situation from bilateral cooperation as both countries are now focusing on economies", said the ambassador.



United States flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N. Korea

As part of that show of force, the U.S. Marine Corps flew four of its stealthy new Lockheed Martin F-35B Joint Strike Fighters alongside a pair of U.S. Meanwhile, the USA has been participating in joint military exercises with South Korea - an issue that has always been a frustration for Jong Un's regime and a reason used to justify its ongoing weapons programs.