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F-16 fighter jet crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California warehouse, pilot ejects

17th May 2019 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

The pilot was not hurt, and there were no immediate reports of injuries on the ground, said Maj. Perry Covington, the base’s director of public affairs. The cause of the crash was under investigation. A pilot ejected moments before an F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday into a warehouse just outsideRead More

Saudi Arabia Shuts Major Oil Pipelines After Drone Attacks by Yemen Rebels

Saudi Arabia Shuts Major Oil Pipelines After Drone Attacks by Yemen Rebels

15th May 2019 at 4:15 pm Comments are Disabled

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates intervened in the Yemen war in March 2015 to bolster the internationally recognised government’s efforts against the Huthis. Riyadh: Drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemen rebels shut down one of Saudi Arabia’s major oil pipelines Tuesday, further ratcheting up Gulf tensions after theRead More

India, China seen as Europe’s last hope to save Iran deal

India, China seen as Europe’s last hope to save Iran deal

10th May 2019 at 2:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Britain, France and Germany, which signed the 2015 deal along with the United States, China and Russia, are determined to show they can compensate for last year’s US withdrawal from the accord, protect trade and still prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear bomb. The European Union will defend the IranRead More

China ‘Broke Deal’ in Trade Talks, Will Pay Through Tariffs, Says Trump as Beijing Vows Retaliation

China ‘Broke Deal’ in Trade Talks, Will Pay Through Tariffs, Says Trump as Beijing Vows Retaliation

9th May 2019 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

The world’s two largest economies have been embroiled in a tit-for-tat tariff war since July 2018 over US demands that the Asian powerhouse adopt policy changes that would better protect American intellectual property and make China’s market more accessible to US companies. Panama City Beach: President Donald Trump said onRead More

8 Dead In Blast Near Sufi Shrine In Lahore; We Were Targets, Says Police

8 Dead In Blast Near Sufi Shrine In Lahore; We Were Targets, Says Police

8th May 2019 at 1:29 pm Comments are Disabled

Blast in Lahore, Pakistan: Data Darbar shrine has been targeted previously, in a 2010 suicide attack that killed more than 40 people, and is guarded by heavy security. A blast at one of Pakistan’s oldest and most popular Sufi shrines killed at least eight people, news agency Press Trust ofRead More

Boeing 737 With 143 On Board Falls Into River In US, 21 Injured

Boeing 737 With 143 On Board Falls Into River In US, 21 Injured

4th May 2019 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

There were no reports of fatalities or critical injuries. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said on Twitter that all 21 people who had been taken to a hospital for treatment were listed in good condition. A Boeing jetliner with 143 people aboard from the US outpost at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, slidRead More

India-based photo journalist covering Sri Lanka blasts arrested on trespassing charges

India-based photo journalist covering Sri Lanka blasts arrested on trespassing charges

3rd May 2019 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

According to local media reports, the journalist, had attempted to enter the school to obtain information regarding a student killed in the bombing of St Sebastian’s Church when parents who were at the school at the time alerted the police. An India-based photo journalist, who was in Sri Lanka toRead More

Thailand king marries bodyguard ahead of coronation

Thailand king marries bodyguard ahead of coronation

2nd May 2019 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

The surprise announcement was carried in the Royal Gazette, and footage from Wednesday’s wedding ceremony was later shown on the nightly Royal News segment aired on all Thai television channels. Just days before his official coronation, Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday married the deputy head of his personal guardRead More

2 Dead, 4 Injured In US University Campus Shooting, Suspect Arrested

2 Dead, 4 Injured In US University Campus Shooting, Suspect Arrested

1st May 2019 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

Television station WBTV in Charlotte reported that gunfire erupted about 5:45 p.m. near the University of North Carolina’s Kennedy Hall administrative building, and that one person had been arrested. CHARLOTTE, USA: Two people were killed and four others wounded, two with life-threatening injuries, in a shooting on Tuesday at theRead More

One killed, three injured in California after man opens fire at synagogue

One killed, three injured in California after man opens fire at synagogue

28th April 2019 at 4:19 pm Comments are Disabled

The suspect, identified as 19-year-old John Earnest, has been arrested. A woman was killed and three people were injured after an armed man opened fire at a synagogue in California city of Poway in the United States on Saturday. The shooting happened at around 11:30 am local time when theRead More