Monday 24 April 2017

Over 100 soldiers dead as Taliban hits Afghan army base

A day after a lethal Taliban assault on an army base in northern Afghanistan, an official said on Saturday that at least 140 soldiers had been killed, making it the single deadliest known attack on an Afghan military base in the course of the long war. The soldiers, most of them


Paris shootout leaves police officer dead

A gunman wielding an assault rifle on Thursday night killed a police officer on Paris’s most iconic boulevard, the Champs-Élysées, a report said. The gunman was shot dead by the police as he tried to flee on foot; two other police officers and a bystander were


12 Saudi soldiers killed in Yemen copter crash

A Black Hawk helicopter of the Saudi Armed Forces crashed on Tuesday morning while on a mission in Marib, Yemen, resulting in the martyrdom of four officers and eight rank officers, reported state news agency Wam, citing the Coalition Forces Command in Support of Yemen Legitimate Gover


British PM calls for snap election

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on June 8. She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum, according to a BBC report. May said: "The country is coming togeth


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