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French arrest four, IS claim attack

Authorities here said they were still examining the ISIS claim of responsibility for the attack, the third major terrorist incident in France in less than two years. As France was observing three days of national mourning, details about some of the victims began to emerge. On Saturday Nice's seaside streets and beaches that would normally be bustling on a summer weekend were near-deserted, with teary residents making their way to the promenade to lay down flowers in memory of the dead.



Turkey quashes military coup after violent night

Yildirim said government forces rounded up almost 2,900 renegade military personnel. "Situation is fully under control. Our commanders are in charge", he said. He said the USA will support "any legitimate investigative efforts, and under due process and within the law, we will be completely supportive of efforts to assist the government of Turkey , if they so request".



Govt evacuates 156 from South Sudan

A total of 156 Indians were evacuated in two C 17 Globemaster flights of the Indian Air Force, one of which landed in Delhi carrying 71 Indians. And a relieved Shyam, who was reunited with his folks at Thiruvarp here, after managing to flee the bloody internal strife in South Sudan, said he could not be anymore thankful to the Centre and the state government for ensuring his safe passage back home.


ISIS claims responsibility for France attack

ISIS claims responsibility for France attack

But the statement made no reference by name to Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, the 31-year-old dual Tunisian native whom police shot dead here Thursday night and have identified as the driver of the truck that carried out the attack. There was a visible security presence in Nice on Saturday morning and soldiers were patrolling the front of the main train station Gare De Nice Ville.



J&K govt cracks down on media; raids on local press

However, the order to suspend cable services was revoked in the evening and the operators were asked to block the telecast of Pakistani news channels. "To strengthen the counter-infiltration grid, we deployed army along the Shamshabari Range of Line of Control in Kupwara", said an army official. "The situation across Kashmir Valley today remained relatively peaceful.


Five arrested over Nice terror attack, Isis claims responsibility

Five arrested over Nice terror attack, Isis claims responsibility

In March, he was given a six-month suspended sentence by a Nice court for a road-rage incident in which he attacked another driver with a wooden pallet. Military and police reservists were be called up to help enforce it. A lorry ploughed into crowds watching a fireworks display on the seafront on Thursday night.