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Horrific Kabul attack shakes nation to its core, US envoy warns govt, Taliban must unite against “common enemy”

Afghanistan declared a national day of mourning Tuesday to honor the 22 people killed in a horrific attack a day earlier on Kabul University, which was claimed by the Islamic State group. Most of those killed were students and another 22 people were injured, some of them critically. Monday’s brutal, hours-long assault was the second […]...Read More

Vienna mourns fanatic gun attack victims, citizens warned to stay on guard amid state-wide manhunts

At least one Islamic extremist — a 20-year-old armed with an automatic rifle and a fake explosive vest — rampaged through a crowded Vienna nightlife district hours ahead of a coronavirus lockdown, leaving four people dead before being killed by police, Austrian authorities said Tuesday. The suspect in Monday night’s attack was identified as a […]...Read More

‘Miracle’-in-action as two pulled alive from wreckage, three days after Turkey-Greece earthquake

In what one rescue worker called a miracle, extraction teams brought two girls out alive on Monday from the wreckage of their collapsed apartment buildings in the Turkish city of Izmir, three days after a strong earthquake hit Turkey and Greece. Onlookers applauded in joy and relief as ambulances carrying the girls rushed to hospitals immediately after […]...Read More

Electric line mishap sparked raging South Cali wildfire, reports say

Southern California Edison, the region’s primary electricity supplier, said its equipment may have sparked a fast-moving wildfire that forced evacuation orders for some 100,000 people and seriously injured two firefighters on Monday as powerful winds across the state prompted power to be cut to hundreds of thousands to prevent just such a possibility. A smoky […]...Read More

Red Cross unleashes grim imagery, urges ‘ban on nuclear’

“A piece of good news from 2020: we’ve banned the bomb!” the International Committee of Red Cross tweeted on Sunday. “Yesterday the 50th State ratified the treaty to ban nuclear weapons,” alluding to Honduras who, on Saturday, signed the international treaty to ban nuclear weaponry, carrying the move forward. “They must never be used again,” […]...Read More

Grisly bombing at Kabul edu-centre kills 18, leaves 57 wounded

A suicide bomber struck near an education centre in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 18 people in an attack claimed by the extremist Islamic State that rocked the conflict-wracked country. Violence on the ground has spiked in recent weeks despite the Taliban and the Afghan government holding peace talks in Qatar […]...Read More

‘Radical’ rallies clash with Czech police over COVID curbs, tear-gas, water cannons leave several injured

Czech police said they used tear gas and water cannons at a violent rally held Sunday in Prague against government measures introduced to stem the coronavirus spread. Thousands of protesters, including “radical “football fans according to police, gathered in the capital’s historic Old Town Square to demand the resignation of Health Minister Roman Prymula, the […]...Read More

Nagorno-Karabakh: Humanitarian truce out the shattered window in a bid for ‘revenge’

Armenia on Sunday accused Azerbaijan of violating a fresh humanitarian truce aimed at halting weeks of fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region that has claimed hundreds of lives. Yerevan’s defence ministry spokeswoman Shushan Stepanyan said on Twitter that Azerbaijan had fired artillery shells and rockets in the early hours of Sunday, just minutes after the ceasefire […]...Read More