Iran vows retaliation for Israeli strike on Syrian consulate

Iran vows retaliation for Israeli strike on Syrian consulate

Wednesday, 03 April 2024 | AP | TEHRAN

Iran and one of its key proxies vowed Tuesday to respond to a strike widely attributed to Israel that demolished Iran’s consulate in the Syrian capital of Damascus and killed eight people, including two Iranian generals.   Iran’s state TV reported Tuesday that the country’s Supreme National Security Council, a key...

Pakistan witnessed 245 terror attacks, counter-terror ops this year: Report

Tuesday, 02 April 2024 | PTI | islamabad

Pakistan witnessed as many as 245 incidents of terror attacks and counter-terror operations during the first quarter of 2024, resulting in 432 fatalities and 370 injuries among civilians, security personnel and rebels, according to a think tank report. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Balochistan provinces, both bordering Afghanistan, accounted for over 92...

SL oppn leader seeks details of Indian intel pre-warning of 2019 Easter bombings

Tuesday, 02 April 2024 | Pti Pti | colombo

The leader of the opposition in the Sri Lankan Parliament on Monday urged the government to disclose the details of Indian intelligence pre-warning the 2019 Easter bombings. Sajith Premadasa, the main opposition leader in Parliament, questioned the government on the sequence of the pre-intelligence warnings issued by India ahead of the...

Bodies of five Chinese personnel flown to Wuhan

Tuesday, 02 April 2024 | PTI | beijing

The bodies of five Chinese personnel who were killed in a suicide bomb attack in Pakistan have been flown to Wuhan on a special Pakistani military plane on Monday as Beijing planned to step up security measures to protect hundreds of its workers employed in CPEC projects amid increasing attacks...

2 Pak soldiers killed in indiscriminate fire

Tuesday, 02 April 2024 | PTI | karachi

Unidentified armed men opened indiscriminate fire on a Pakistan Army bomb disposal team near the port city of Gwadar in the restive Balochistan province, killing two soldiers and injuring four others. The bomb disposal team of the Pakistan Army was busy clearing landmines in the Ankara Dam area of Gwadar district...

Voters are unhappy with Erdogan’s govt: Experts

Tuesday, 02 April 2024 | AP | istanbul

The Turkish opposition made huge gains in local elections, outperforming President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party and adding to municipalities gained five years ago. Many wonder on Monday if it’s a turning point for the country reeling from economic hardship. The main opposition, the centre-left Republican People’s Party, or CHP, kept...

Pak SC to hear case about ‘interference in judicial matters’ by intelligence agencies

Tuesday, 02 April 2024 | PTI | islamabad

After backlash and criticism, Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday decided to hear the case about a stunning letter by six high court judges about alleged interference in judicial matters by the country’s powerful intelligence agencies. The decision comes after the government on Saturday appointed a one-member commission headed by former chief...

Court suspends 14-year jail term of Imran, wife

Tuesday, 02 April 2024 | PTI | islamabad

In a temporary relief to jailed former Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan, a high court on Monday suspended the 14-year sentence handed out to him and his wife Bushra Bibi in the Toshakhana corruption case. The beleaguered couple were sentenced to 14 years in jail each by an accountability court on...

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