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United Kingdom joins Syria air strikes in response to chemical attack

United Kingdom joins Syria air strikes in response to chemical attack

The prime minister added the military assault was not about regime change, toppling Assad or intervening further in the war. China's foreign ministry responding to the mission launched to deter chemical weapons in Syria called for a fair objective investigation into the suspected chemical weapon attacks and said it believes only a political settlement is the way to resolve the Syrian issue, Reuters reported.


Russian Federation orders immediate block of Telegram messaging app

Russian Federation orders immediate block of Telegram messaging app

The Roskomnadzor communications watchdog on Monday ordered internet and mobile phone operators to block access to Telegram within 24 hours. Though the Russian authorities have instructed all Internet Service Providers in Russia to comply with the court ruling, the court decision could still be appealed within a 30 days period.


Dutch FM against new sanctions for Russian Federation

Dutch FM against new sanctions for Russian Federation

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russian Federation for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad to continue using chemical weapons. "We're not taking the lead". His Belgian colleague Didier Reynders also said that Belgium is against new sanctions against Russian Federation, according to NOS.


7 inmates killed, 17 others injured in SC prison brawl

7 inmates killed, 17 others injured in SC prison brawl

No officers were hurt in the violence at three housing units, he said. Nikki Haley in 2013 to lead the state prison agency. Seven inmates were killed and 17 others were injured in an incident at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, South Carolina, authorities said.


Comey told Obama he dreaded prospect of working under Trump

Comey told Obama he dreaded prospect of working under Trump

Just a few hours before James Comey's first television appearance ahead of his new book's release, President Trump published a string of tweets calling Comey a "slimeball" and saying the notes the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director says he took were "fake".


JIT to investigate firing incident at Justice Ijazul Ahsan's residence

JIT to investigate firing incident at Justice Ijazul Ahsan's residence

According to the preliminary observations of the Crime Scene Unit (CSU), the first shot that hit the main gate of the house could be a stray bullet which was sacked from a distance and was on the final stage of its parabolic trajectory. Justice Ahsan was part of the five-member bench that heard the high-profile Panamagate case previous year that led to the disqualification of Nawaz Sharif, the then prime minister.