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Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

Around 23 civilians were killed in an airstrike on Albu Kamal, a Syrian town held by the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) group on the border with Iraq, according to SOHR. It isn't clear who is behind the airstrike but various activists groups reported different casualty tolls, saying the USA -led coalition, which is waging war on ISIS, was likely behind the attacks.


PM to join programme to mark conclusion of Narmada Seva Yatra

PM to join programme to mark conclusion of Narmada Seva Yatra

He said, Madhya Pradesh has also set an example in the area of cleanliness camping. The Prime Minister has evinced keen interest in the conservation campaign. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the Narmada campaign is a contribution towards the United Nations' Paris agreement to save the environment.


North Korea says missile could carry nuclear warhead

North Korea says missile could carry nuclear warhead

Tensions have specifically risen with the U.S., which has adopted a war-like posture by sending a strike force to the Korean Peninsula and threatening that "all options" were being considered vis-à-vis North Korea. A spokesperson of the European External Action Service (EEAS), the EU's diplomatic service, noted in a statement that North Korea move seriously violated multiple UN Security Council resolutions.


Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

Malaysia seizes 330 exotic tortoises from Madagascar

The tortoises were found during an inspection of the boxes at the air cargo warehouse of the KLIA free trade zone at about 3pm, he said. According to Malaysia's deputy customs director Abdull Wahid Sulong, 325 Indian Star tortoises and five Ploughshare tortoises were packed into boxes and flown in from Antanaviro Airport in Madagascar via Etihad Airways on Sunday.


Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the White House's attempts to quell the firestorm over the FBI and congressional Russian Federation investigations only seem to add more fuel.



Exit polls show Merkel's CDU wins key German election

Armin Laschet (R), regional leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party celebrates with supporters on the evening of the election in German federal state North Rhine-Westpahlia in Duesseldorf, Germany, 14 May 2017. The projected result is the party's worst in North Rhine-Westphalia since World War II. Schulz left his position as president of the European Parliament in January to challenge Merkel.