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Isolate Nations Which Aid And Abet Terrorism, Says Vice-President

SIERRA LEONE:  Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday termed terrorism as one of the major challenges confronting the world today and said nations which aid and abet terror should be isolated. “Terrorism is one of the major challenges confronting the world today. All the nations must intensify their collective efforts and strive to eliminate the menace of terrorism and ... Read More »

Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo

The Syrian government has refused the UN envoy’s latest proposal for a truce in Aleppo, calling on insurgents to withdraw and saying it would not grant autonomy to the rebel-held east in exchange for calm. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem yesterday said restoring government rule was a matter of “national sovereignty,” and that Damascus would not allow the people of eastern ... Read More »

LIVE: 36 killed as explosions rock Istanbul airport

Intial indications suggest Islamic State could be behind the attack. Erdoğan urges international ‘joint fight’ against terror. Two explosions rocked Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, killing 36 people and wounding 147 others, Turkey’s justice minister Bekir Bozdag said on Tuesday. Turkey has suffered several bombings in recent months linked to Kurdish or Islamic State group militants. The bombings included two in Istanbul ... Read More »

Afghan prez Karzai accuses US of Taliban link

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has accused the United States of colluding with the Taliban to justify its presence in Afghanistan, dumbfounding US officials during a problematic visit by the new Pentagon chief. A joint news conference by Karzai and US defence secretary Chuck Hagel was cancelled on Sunday, as the Afghan leader”s allegations compounded the troubled nature of the visit ... Read More »

Osama bin Laden's son-in-law held, brought to US

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden and his once spokesman has been captured and brought to the US, a top federal official has said. Ghaith, whose arrest is said to be a major milestone in the war against terrorism, is scheduled to be produced before a New York court on Friday. “No amount of distance or time ... Read More »