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Israeli PM Netanyahu to re-asses

Israeli PM Netanyahu to re-asses

Israel disagrees, saying it has an ancient connection to the land. " The U.S. has been sending the message that the settlements must stop, privately and publicly, for five decades", USA Today reported Power said Friday. Most countries view these settlement activities as illegal and an obstacle to peace . Israeli settlements are seen as a major stumbling block to peace efforts, as they are built on land the Palestinians consider part of their future state.


India successfully test-fire nuclear capable intercontinental Agni-5 missile

India successfully test-fire nuclear capable intercontinental Agni-5 missile

The indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile is 17-metre-long and has launch weight of around 50,000 kg. The technologies incorporated in this version of Agni includes navigation and guidance, warhead and engine. These features had ensured that the missile reached its point of target within a few metres of accuracy, PTI reported. It can also reach northern China and can carry several re-entry vehicles that can be targeted independently.


Russian Plane Crash Might Be A Terrorist Attack

Russian Plane Crash Might Be A Terrorist Attack

The Tu-154 was carrying soldiers, reporters and 64 members of the famed Alexandrov military music ensemble who were to perform for Russian troops. Konashenkov said that the aircraft had been in service since 1983 and had flown some 7,000 hours since.



R.I.P. George Michael

Sir Elton John has led the tributes to his "beloved friend" George Michael, who died on Christmas Day aged 53. "The family would ask that their privacy be respected at this hard and emotional time", the statement read. In 1987, Michael officially launched his solo career with the Aretha Franklin duet "I Knew You Were Waiting", another massive United Kingdom hit. 'Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me': George Michael teamed up with Elton John for "Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me" which ...


Berlin Terror Attack Suspect Shot Dead in Milan

Berlin Terror Attack Suspect Shot Dead in Milan

A justice source said Italian police had information he might be in the area. One of the officers, Cristian Movio, was shot, but his wounds are not fatal and he is recovering in hospital, Minniti said. Germany had launched a Europe-wide manhunt for Amri , who was described as "violent and armed". German law enforcement now faces criticism for having Amri on its radar, but failing to ultimately prevent Amri from plowing into a Christmas market in Berlin .


Tunisian born Berlin attack suspect shot dead in Italy

Tunisian born Berlin attack suspect shot dead in Italy

They were still trying to find out if he had accomplices. Her government and the Berlin police have faced hefty criticism after a terrorist killed 12 people and injured 49 at a Christmas market in the capital and managed to escape on foot.