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Death toll in Afghan base attack rises to 140, officials say

The Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned Friday's terror attack on the regional headquarters of an army base in northern Afghanistan that claimed the lives of dozens of soldiers and injured several others. Afghan soldiers stand guard at the gate of a military compound. The army's 209-Shaheen Corps - which came under attack - is responsible for planning and executing anti-Taliban operations in the north of the country.



Death Toll in Venezuala Protests Rises to Nine

Earlier on Friday, Venezuelan National Assembly deputy Jose Manuel Olivares said on Twitter that over 20 people were taken to the hospital amid anti-government protests in Caracas , particularly tin he Parroquia El Valle area. Opposition leaders blamed the government for repressing protesters with tear gas but standing idly by as businesses were looted. Shortly after Chavez was elected president in 1999, he founded the Justice First party alongside the two dominant opposition ...


Number of IS fighters killed by United States bomb jumps to 90

Number of IS fighters killed by United States bomb jumps to 90

He added that it was only in the morning that they got to know it wasn't an quake but the United States military had dropped the massive bomb in Nangarhar province across the border. assessment is still in progress, a Pentagon official told NPR's Tom Bowman, adding that there's a chance the death toll might include results from two other smaller operations against ISIS-K that took place Thursday night.


Maryam Nawaz trolls Imran Khan on Twitter

Maryam Nawaz trolls Imran Khan on Twitter

However, the Supreme Court bench late Thursday concluded that sufficient material was not available on the record to establish that Maryam was a dependant of the Prime Minister, in a legal sense. Sharif and his children are accused of graft in the ongoing case which has captivated Pakistan and threatened to topple the prime minister after the Panama Papers leak past year linked the family to offshore businesses.


De Lima calls ex-hitmen 'brave, honorable' for admitting state-sponsored killings

De Lima calls ex-hitmen 'brave, honorable' for admitting state-sponsored killings

The other surprise of the Time 100 was the inclusion of Senator Leila de Lima in the list of " Icons ". "In the case of Senator de Lima, Time conveniently failed to clarify that she was jailed not for her criticisms against the administration but because an independent court found probable cause in support of the criminal charges against her for alleged violation of the law on illegal drugs", Abella said.



Hamilton wins Chinese Grand Prix despite awful track conditions

In fact, Lewis Hamilton drove an impressive, controlled race to dominate proceedings, sitting at the front from start to finish and leaving Vettel to take second place in the Ferrari, with Max Verstappen doing the nearly impossible and driving from 16th on the grid to third place in the race.