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The terrorism, who have demanded that all foreign forces leave Afghanistan, now control or hold sway over roughly half of the country and are at their strongest since their 2001 defeat by a US-led invasion.

Washington: At least two students were shot dead while an ‘active shooter’ was reported at the University of California campus in Los Angeles of United States (US), officials confirmed. The situation started at around 0945 hrs when two shots were fired at the Engineering IV building of the campus on Wednesday last. Students at the varsity …

Baghdad: The special forces of Iraq on Monday began a ground assault on Fallujah city as a part of an offensive carried out a week ago to retake the city from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). “We are at the entrance of the city but, not inside yet. They (ISIS fighters) are constantly …

Washington: After Hillary Clinton refused to debate Bernie Sanders, the United State presidential candidate from Republican Party Donald Trump on Wednesday rose to his challenge, accepting to debate the senator. When Trump was asked on a television show – Jimmy Kimmel Live! – if he was willing to debate Sanders instead, with the proceeds going …

Washington: United States President Barack Obama on Monday confirmed that Taliban Chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour has been killed in the US strike. He termed this as an ‘important milestone’ in efforts to bring peace to Afghanistan. “We have removed the leader of an organisation that has continued to plot against and unleash attacks on American …

Islamabad: Afghanistan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour has possibly been killed in a United States (US) air strike, told US security officials. “Mullah and another male combatant were targeted while they were riding in a vehicle at a Pakistan’s remote area near the Afghan border,” said the officials. The operation took place near Ahmad wal …

Washington: United States (US) law enforcement officers on Friday shot a youth who brandished a handgun at a security checkpoint near the White House, confirmed witnesses. The Secret Service, which looks after the President’s security, locked down the White House for a while as precaution. Vice President Joe Bidden was secured within the White House …

Washington: Republican front-runner, Donald Trump, on Thursday delivered a thank-you gift to Chris Christie, the man who arguably risked the most to endorse him. He held a fundraiser that he claimed would pay off the entirety of Christie’s debt from his presidential campaign. The fundraiser was held at the National Guard Armory in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. …