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ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in raid

Dozens of Islamic State fighters were killed over the weekend by the Afghan air force making a string of gains in the same area where USA forces helped take out the region's ISIS boss, the government announced on Monday. A radio station airing propaganda in the favor of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group was destroyed during an operation in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, reported Khaama Press .


'No question' of breaking EU ties: Turkey

'No question' of breaking EU ties: Turkey

Turkey formally abolished the death penalty in 2004 as a key facilitator for its bid to join the EU. "We are ready to enter into a new dialogue with Turkey and to discuss all relevant points". The presence of hundreds or thousands of asylees wanted by the Turkish government will be just one of many outstanding issues dividing Turkey from Germany and Europe as a whole.


On Pokhran nuclear test anniversary, PM Modi hails Atal Bihari Vajpayee's courage

On Pokhran nuclear test anniversary, PM Modi hails Atal Bihari Vajpayee's courage

On May 11, 1998, showing the country's might to the entire world, India had successfully carried out the first of the five nuclear tests in Pokhran under the tenure of Vajpayee as prime minister. Rajasthan's chief minister Vasundhara Raje, whose state got the opportunity of hosting the nuclear tests, termed Pokhran-II as a historic demonstration of scientific of prowess.


Moving left, Labour manifesto promises renationalisation

Moving left, Labour manifesto promises renationalisation

That jars with the centrist pro-business Labour movement championed by Blair and then Brown, and underlines the ideological schism in a party which is divided about its future path and struggling to retain support among its core voters. The party had planned to publish the document next week before the June 8 election. The unveiling of the parties' manifestoes - containing solid promises on which they can be held to account - is a centerpiece of every British election.


Hezbollah in Syria is 'big threat' to Israel, US top General says

Hezbollah in Syria is 'big threat' to Israel, US top General says

Gadi Eizenkot. Liberman also said that the two would discuss the "shared strategic challenges" that the us and Israel face. He noted it was what he called a "typical day" in the US-Israeli military relationship. Dunford also said that the Iranian influence in Syria is a cause for concern. The threat includes the Iranian Revolutionary Guard al-Quds Force and the support it provides for Hezbollah in Lebanon.