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Blast outside Afghanistan cricket stadium during league match; 2 killed

Blast outside Afghanistan cricket stadium during league match; 2 killed

The attacker detonated the bomb after he was stopped at a security checkpoint by suspicious police as he walked towards the Alokozay Kabul International Cricket Ground where a match was under way. The explosion happened at about 3.45pm on Wednesday afternoon. All the cricket players are reportedly safe, Tolo News quoted the Afghan Cricket Board as saying.



UN Security Council Steps Up Pressure On North Korea

So far, sanctions have done little to slow North Korea's relentless progress in developing nuclear arms. Such trade could provide a lifeline to North Korea at a time when the United States is seeking to deepen Kim's economic and political isolation in response to recent nuclear and missiles tests.



"ICOs are Very High-Risk, Speculative Investments" Warns UK Financial Watchdog

This would involve startups securing a license through the Chinese government prior to their ICO, which, in theory, would ensure only legitimate companies are able to use the method to raise funds. In April the FCA launched a discussion paper on distributed ledger technology and will publish results at the end of the year, once it has assessed feedback.


Cleanup underway across the state of Florida

Cleanup underway across the state of Florida

The US National Weather Service said that Hurricane Irma is the strongest storm ever in the Atlantic . "Everything's fine and the next minute you're scratching your head saying, 'What the hell happened?'" Most of the Sunshine State however appeared to have dodged forecasts of catastrophic damage despite dire early warnings .



Diplomatic Solution: Russia, China Unite for Peace on Korean Peninsula

North Korea Tuesday categorically rejected the new measures , with United Nations ambassador Han Tae-Song saying in Geneva that the USA had "fabricated the most vicious sanction resolution" and warning of retaliation. The new draft targets would add only one person to the sanctions list - Pak Yong Sik, a member of the Workers' Party of Korea Central Military Commission, which controls the country's military and helps direct its military industries.


Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India to submit documents in ICJ today

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: India to submit documents in ICJ today

Jadhav, a 47-year-old former Indian naval officer, is on death row in Pakistan after the country's military in a secret trial in April found him guilty of espionage and terrorism. Ausaf said the court's registrar had informed Pakistan of its decision through its consulate in Netherlands. MEA official spokesperson Gopal Baglay said the ICJ had approved India's request for four months during its June 8 hearing.