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North Korea hit its own city in missile launch blunder

North Korea hit its own city in missile launch blunder

A nearby greenhouse was also damaged. And new reports would suggest that those fears may have come true. That initial minute of boosted flight propelled the missile 39 kilometers away to Tokchon, a city of about 200,000 people in North Korea's interior, according to Panda and Schmerler's investigation.


Designations Under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

Designations Under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998

A day after the White House threatened to cancel aid to Pakistan, the US Department of State has put the country on a special watch list for "severe violations of religious freedom". In a seething series of tweets, Pakistan's foreign minister ripped into Trump's accusation that Islamabad has double-crossed the U.S. in Afghanistan, noting that Pakistan "went through a bloodbath after blindly trusting Washington ".


United States whistleblower Edward Snowden condemns Aadhaar Card, calls it an abusive result

United States whistleblower Edward Snowden condemns Aadhaar Card, calls it an abusive result

Initially, the CSCS was entrusted for making Aadhaar cards , but their job was taken over and given to post offices and designated banks in November to avoid security breaches. But they can not access the biometric details. "Aadhaar data has been accessed by unauthorised people". The Aadhaar citizen database contains particularly sensitive information like fingerprint and iris scan records in addition to names, phone numbers, emails and more.


Caribbean Airlines cancels flights as winter storm approaches NY

Caribbean Airlines cancels flights as winter storm approaches NY

At Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, at least 79 departures were delayed or canceled. The travel nightmare is also having an impact at BWI Airport, where a 10th grade class returning to Denver from a trip to Israel has been stranded for hours.


Tourist killed and 12 injured after HORROR balloon crash

Tourist killed and 12 injured after HORROR balloon crash

Luxor governor Mahmoud Badr confirmed the accident, telling AFP he was at a hospital in the city checking on passengers taken there, and that a statement would be released soon. Those on board the flight included a number of foreign nationals from South Africa, Argentina and Spain, along with Egyptian tourists. Hot air balloon rides were temporarily suspended in Egypt in 2016 after a crash landing led to the injuries of 22 Chinese tourists.


Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties

Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties

The attack happened near the U.S. Embassy where security personnel are reported to have been carrying out an operation against illegal drugs and alcohol. Kabul residents said the explosion was heard even in far areas around the city. While Afghan forces backed by U.S. air strikes have claimed some success against Taliban insurgents since the United States announced a stepped up military strategy past year, high profile attacks on civilian targets in Kabul have continued.