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Four judges killed in Afghanistan’s Logar province

At least four judges were killed on Thursday in an ambush in Afghanistan’s Logar province. According to the police officials, an ambush occurred in the Mohammad Agha district as the judges were returning home from their weekly holiday, Tolo News reported. The official also stated that the Taliban is responsible for the attack.But the terrorist organisation has not responded to ...

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39 illegal immigrants arrested in western Libya

A total of 39 illegal immigrants were arrested in the western Libyan city of Zuwara on Thursday, the city’s security department said. “After receiving information about a site in eastern Zuwara suspected to be used to gather illegal immigrants, a patrol was immediately assigned to the scene. Upon arrival, 39 illegal immigrants of Bangladeshi nationality were found,” the department said ...

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Pilot killed after small plane crashes into residence in Southern California

Los Angeles, Nov 8 : A pilot was killed after a small plane crashed into a residence in Upland in Southern California on Thursday, authorities said. San Bernardino County Fire Department said firefighters rushed to the residence “with fire through the roof” and confirmed “fatal injuries to sole occupant of the aircraft” later. The small plane was leaving Cable Airport ...

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Burkina Faso convoy attack: Death toll climbs to 37

The death toll of convoy attack by gunmen near a Canadian mining site in Burkina Faso, climbed to 37, the regional governor said late Wednesday. Montreal-based Semafo said the bloodshed happened on Tuesday about 25 miles (40 kilometers) from its Boungou mine in Burkina Faso’s Eastern region and involved five buses of employees who were being accompanied by a military ...

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Trump impeachment hearings to go public next week

Congressional Democrats have announced the first public hearings next week in an inquiry that may seek to remove President Donald Trump from office. Three state department officials will testify first. So far lawmakers from three key House committees have heard from witnesses behind closed doors. The impeachment inquiry centres on claims that Trump pressured Ukraine to publicly announce an investigation ...

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Wife of killed IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi captured, says Turkey

A woman married to the slain Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been captured and is in Turkish custody, Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has said. Erdogan made the announcement during a speech in Ankara on Wednesday but did not provide any further details. “The United States said Baghdadi killed himself in a tunnel,” Erdogan said, criticising the US ...

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Clashes in southern Iraqi city of Karbala kill 2 protesters

Two protesters were killed in renewed anti-government demonstrations in southern Iraq on Wednesday. A protester and a medic said the two were killed in overnight clashes near the provincial headquarters in the Shiite holy city of Karbala, reports AP.They spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of repercussions. The US Embassy in Baghdad, meanwhile, issued a statement calling on the ...

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Trump and women: A look at lawsuits he has faced in office

From the White House, President Donald Trump has fought several lawsuits from women who say they had sexual interactions with him before he took office. The latest case was filed just this week. Trump denies the women’s claims of both unwanted and consensual encounters, sometimes followed by what the women call defamatory statements about them. Judges have thrown some cases ...

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15 killed in suspected rebel attacks in Thailand’s south: army

At least fifteen people were killed and another four injured in attacks by suspected Muslim rebels in Thailand’s violence-wracked south, an army spokesman said on Wenesday, the largest death toll in years. The Malay-Muslim south has been in the grip of a bloody insurgency that has killed more than 7,000 people over the last 15 years. Late Tuesday militants struck ...

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Lawyer: Trump’s phone records back details of woman’s claim

President Donald Trump’s cell phone records show a call to a former “Apprentice” contestant on a day when she says he subjected her to unwanted kissing and groping, according to a court filing. Records filed in Summer Zervos’ defamation suit and obtained Monday by The Associated Press indicate that Zervos got a call from Trump’s phone on a day in ...

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