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Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, 4 police By Sun Online Desk | Last Updated: 27th May, 2019, 17:25

A roadside bombing claimed by the Taliban killed 10 Afghan soldiers in the country's west while insurgent attacks on security checkpoints

Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, 4 police

Officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, 4 police Officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 Afghan troops, 4 police

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the Farah attack in a statement on their website


Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country's capital Kuwait road accident kills 8 in area near country's capital

Fire department officials say the accident took place early on Monday in the Kabd area, southeast of Kuwait City


Fighting between inmates at Brazil prison kills 15 Fighting between inmates at Brazil prison kills 15

The clashes reportedly broke out on Sunday during visiting hours at Anísio Jobim Penitentiary Complex, in Manaus


Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings released early Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings released early

They were reportedly freed last November, less than a year into the 10-year term they received


BJP activist shot dead in India's West Bengal BJP activist shot dead in India's West Bengal

The state witnessed large-scale violence following confrontation between the workers of ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP


'Yellow vest' protest in Brussels turns violent, 350 detained 'Yellow vest' protest in Brussels turns violent, 350 detained

Brussels police spokeswoman Ilse Van de Keere said around 350 people were briefly detained but were released later yesterday


Multiple blasts claim four lives in Kathmandu Multiple blasts claim four lives in Kathmandu

A bomb disposal squad of Nepali Army defused the IEDs planted in Lagankhel Bus Park and Gwarko of Lalitpur. Deputy Inspector General Bishwaraj Pokharel said the blasts were meant to spread panic


Islamic State: Iraq sentences French citizens to death Islamic State: Iraq sentences French citizens to death

Human rights groups have heavily criticised the trials of suspected IS fighters in Iraq. Activists they say the courts often rely on circumstantial evidence or confessions made under duress


European elections 2019: Power blocs lose grip on Parliament European elections 2019: Power blocs lose grip on Parliament

The centre-right European People's Party remains the largest bloc, and is expected to form a pro-EU coalition


Over 600 people test HIV positive in Pakistan city Over 600 people test HIV positive in Pakistan city

Concern grew after hundreds of people were allegedly infected by a doctor using a contaminated syringe in Rato Dero city and surrounding villages of Larkana district


US president meets Japan’s Emperor Naruhito US president meets Japan’s Emperor Naruhito

Mr Trump, who is currently on a four-day state visit to Japan, was greeted by the emperor and Empress Masako at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo


Election violence continues in India's West Bengal Election violence continues in India's West Bengal

Rival supporters regularly engage in pitched battles across the state during the bitterly fought elections that saw Modi's BJP clinch a massive victory both in the state and nationwide


Explosions in Nepal's capital leave 3 dead, 5 wounded Explosions in Nepal's capital leave 3 dead, 5 wounded

Police official Shyam Lal Gyawali said authorities were investigating the two blasts, which occurred about an hour apart in two Kathmandu neighborhoods


China improves medical services for seniors China improves medical services for seniors

China's population is greying, with about 170 million people reaching the age of 65


Former Thai Prime Minister Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98 Ex-Thai PM Prem Tinsulanonda dies

Prem was best known for his long-standing devotion to the monarchy, especially the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who appointed him to his Privy Council immediately after Prem's eight years as prime minister, and named him head of that powerful advisory body in 1998


Final voting under way in European elections Final voting under way in European elections

Voting has already taken place in seven of the EU's 28 member states


Light earthquake hits West Bengal’s Bankura Light earthquake hits West Bengal’s Bankura

The epicentre is located 379km west from BMD Seismic Centre in Dhaka


Kashmir limps back to normalcy after two days of tension Kashmir limps back to normalcy after two days of tension

Life is limping back to normal in the Kashmir valley after two days of curfew and protests called by the separatists after the killing of Zakir Musa


Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru

Magnitude-8 earthquake strikes north-central Peru

Earthquakes are frequent in Peru, which lies on the Pacific’s so-called Ring of Fire


Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors Russia ordered to release Ukraine sailors

Moscow says the sailors violated its maritime border near the peninsula which it seized from Ukraine in 2014


Tory leadership: Gove becomes eighth candidate to enter race Johnson challenged by Gove in UK PM contest

It means the two figureheads of the official Leave campaign will battle for the right to steer the Brexit process to a conclusion



Divorce referendum: Ireland votes to liberalise laws Ireland votes to liberalise divorce laws

The constitution currently states that spouses must be separated for four of the previous five years to divorce


Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill resigns PNG Prime Minister Peter O'Neill resigns

Mr O'Neill, who has been in office for seven years, has faced calls for his resignation for weeks over a range of issues


Trump dismisses North Korean tests of 'some small weapons' Trump downplays North Korea missile test

Mr Trump has said he wants to strike a deal with Japan to address what he has called a trade imbalance between the two countries


Congratulatory messages continue to pour in for Indian PM Modi from world leaders Congratulatory messages continue to pour in for Modi

The prime minister received telephone calls from crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman, Emir of State of Qatar, German Chancellor, British PM Theresa May 


Kerala coast on high alert after 15 Islamic State terrorists set off for Lakshadweep Kerala on alert after terrorists of IS set off for Lakshadweep

After Sri Lanka bomb blasts, Kerala was on alert, especially after NIA investigations revealed that IS operatives had planned attacks in the State


India coatching centre fire: Toll climbs to 22, coaching class owner held India coatching centre fire: Death toll rises to 22

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani Friday orders a fire safety audit of schools, colleges and coaching centres across the state following the incident in Surat


German Jews warned not to wear kippas after rise in anti-Semitism German Jews advised to not wear kippas

Official figures shows 1,646 hate crimes against Jews were committed in 2018 - an increase of 10% on the previous year


UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where May failed on Brexit UK leadership hopefuls vow to succeed where May failed on Brexit

May is bowing out with her legacy in tatters and the country in agony over what to do about the voters' decision in 2016 to abandon the European integration project after nearly 50 years


Indian PM Narendra Modi calls for removing fear among minorities Modi calls for removing fear among minorities

He accuses the opposition parties of keeping the minorities confused and frightened, instead of working on the improvement of education and health among them


Over 700 people rendered homeless after heavy rain, thunderstorms strike Tripura Over 700 people rendered homeless after heavy rain in Tripura

A total of 40 rescue boats have been pressed into service by the state revenue department to evacuate the people from affected areas


10 wounded as gunmen open fire outside New Jersey bar 10 wounded as gunmen open fire outside New Jersey bar

Five men and five women were taken to a hospital with gunshot wounds


Close aide of Smriti Irani shot dead at Amethi Close aide of Smriti Irani shot dead at Amethi

Unidentified assailants shot dead a close aide of Union Minister Smriti Irani in Uttar Pradesh’s…


Tory leadership: Dominic Raab and Andrea Leadsom enter race Raab and Leadsom join race for UK Tory leadership

Mrs May will continue as prime minister while the leadership contest takes place


Mexico confirms 6 killed in crash of military helicopter 6 killed in Mexico military helicopter crash

Mexico has suffered hundreds of brush, pasture and forest fires in recent weeks amid very hot, dry conditions


India's president appoints Narendra Modi as Prime Minister for second term Narendra Modi appointed as Indian PM for second term

According to media reports, Narendra Modi is likely to be sworn in by Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday


US judge blocks funds for Trump border wall plan US judge blocks funds for Trump border wall plan

President Donald Trump declared an emergency earlier this year, saying he needed $6.7bn to build the wall as a matter of national security


Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero

The brief celebration at the airport parking area with traditional drums was followed by Rita riding on a truck waving to supporters as they drove out of the airport


Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan Italy rescues 54 migrants from Pakistan

Migrant flows to Italy continue despite the Italian government's strong efforts to discourage immigration

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