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Turkey deploys troops to Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Turkey deploys troops to Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Vehicles arriving in district of Reyhanli, bordering city of Idlib, were dispatched to border units to be deployed. President Tayyip Erdogan announced the deployment on Saturday, saying Turkey was conducting a "serious operation" with rebel groups it supports, as part of the Astana "de-escalation" deal.


Kidnapped US-Canadian couple, three children freed in Pakistan

Kidnapped US-Canadian couple, three children freed in Pakistan

The Pakistani military on Thursday carried out an operation to free Joshua Boyle, his American wife Caitlan Coleman and their three children, after receiving a tip-off from the USA that the family had been transferred from Afghanistan to Pakistan.


New Orleans police officer shot, killed in line of duty

New Orleans police officer shot, killed in line of duty

The officer who was struck was rushed to University Medical Center, where he died. Meanwhile, the attacker apparently hid in a nearby apartment before he surrendered and was taken to the hospital. When the officer got out of his vehicle, someone fired and hit him. Mayor Mitch Landrieu was also at this morning's media briefing and offered his condolences to the deceased officer's family as well as the Superintendent and the department.


S.African court upholds ruling reinstating corruption charges against Zuma

S.African court upholds ruling reinstating corruption charges against Zuma

It's now probably clear that the NPA should immediately reinstate charges of fraud, racketeering and money laundering and corruption against Zuma. The ruling will be delivered at 09:30 in Court A. The National Prosecuting Authority and Mr JG Zuma are to pay such costs jointly and severally, the one paying the other to be absolved. Machirunga said that in the event that the judge rejects the appeal, but the NPA chooses not to continue with prosecution, then in his opinion the only remaining ...


Natural disaster sparks fears that North Korea has carried out another nuclear test

Natural disaster sparks fears that North Korea has carried out another nuclear test

The quake took place at 16.41 UTC (5.41am NZT) at a depth of 5km, the US Geological Survey reported . But South Korea's Meteorological Administration says the quake was natural. And now the latest natural disaster to hit the region suggesting the detonations have dramatically destabilised the area. When compared to the tremors registered during any of North Korea's previous nuclear tests, the authorities said that the strength of Friday's quake was much lower.


Kochi police clueless about Texas child case

Kochi police clueless about Texas child case

Police officers and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were at the home on Wednesday, and served a search warrant to look for evidence. Wesley Mathews, the girl's father , was arrested on child endangerment charges after he reported her missing Saturday.