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Soldier, 3 militants killed in Kashmir

Soldier, 3 militants killed in Kashmir

Srinagar, A soldier and three militants, including the deputy commander of the IS-aligned Ansar Ghazwatul Hind group, were killed in two separate gun battles in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, police said. The soldier and two militants possibly of the Pakistan-backed Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit were shot dead in Redwani village[Read More…]

Pakistani-American woman used bitcoin to finance IS

Pakistani-American woman used bitcoin to finance IS

New York, A Pakistani-American woman has admitted in a federal court to using Bitcoin to finance the Islamic State terror outfit through fronts in China, Pakistan and Turkey. Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, made the admission before Judge Joanna Seybert in the Central Islip federal court in New York state on Monday.[Read More…]

Opinion: Rahul Gandhi has to choose his words with care

Opinion: Rahul Gandhi has to choose his words with care

By Amulya Ganguli Rahul Gandhi has had another of his escape-velocity-of-Jupiter moments. His reference to the massive gravitational force of the solar system’s largest planet was in the context of “explaining” how much velocity was required by a spacecraft to lift itself from the surface of Jupiter compared to what was[Read More…]

Philippines: 300 ISIS militants storm into school

Philippines: 300 ISIS militants storm into school

Around 300 ISIS-linked militants stormed an elementary school in the restive southern Philippines on Wednesday. The militants took civilians as human shields as they engaged government troops in a gun-battle. The militants also included the members of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). They seized Malagakit Elementary School in the town of[Read More…]

Pakistan: Five ISIS terrorists held with explosives

Pakistan: Five ISIS terrorists held with explosives

According to officials, five ISIS terrorists have been arrested on Sunday in Pakistan, planning a major terror attack. A huge cache of explosives has also been recovered from them in Punjab province. The militants were planning to attack sensitive installations in Sialkot district which is about 180 km from Lahore.[Read More…]

ISIS attack kills 15 in Iraq

In Iraq, 15 people were killed including women and children. The incident happened on Saturday when a group of ISIS terrorists attacked a village in Iraq’s Salahudin province, a security official said. About 20 ISIS terrorists attacked Mseihly village, some 280 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, sparking[Read More…]

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