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Pakistani president condemns bombing in Kabul

The Haqqani Network has not responded to the accusation from Afghanistan's intelligence service nor claimed responsibility for the attack. Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with the injured. Bloodied corpses littered the scene and a huge cloud of smoke rose from the highly-fortified area which houses foreign embassies, after the explosion tore a massive crater in the ground and blew out windows several miles away.



Trump addresses explosion in Philippines

The gunman stole gambling chips, shot up TV screens and set gambling tables on fire by by pouring petrol on them, Mr dela Rosa said. "We took out a ladder to save them". Resorts World Manila Chief Operating Officer Stephen Reilly confirmed that shots were fired and said "at this time, there are no reported injuries".



Philippine police say robbery may be motive

Dozens of people were hurt, according to the Manila Times . Police said there have been no reports of gunshot wounds. They are said to have screamed IS slogans and then poured a flammable substance on gaming tables, before setting them alight.


Trump expected to announce withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Trump expected to announce withdrawal from Paris climate accord

On Wednesday, a White House official said Trump is indeed expected to withdraw the USA from the accord, but may use "caveats in the language" when the time comes - leaving open the possibility that the decision isn't final. "We believe that it will be important for the USA not to leave the Paris agreement". Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will discuss the Paris agreement in talks with European Union leaders in Brussels on Friday.



Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

The pool of about 93 people appears to include eight black women and three black men. Half of the people in the jury pool being questioned Wednesday said they had formed opinions on his guilt or innocence, and one person knew Cosby or his family.


Infiltration bids have fallen after 'surgical strikes': Rajnath Singh

Infiltration bids have fallen after 'surgical strikes': Rajnath Singh

In 2016, the Army had conducted surgical strikes to destroy terror-launch pads across the Line of Control in Pakistan that resulted in the killing of dozens of militants and their sympathisers in September. The senior BJP leader to the d the BSF officers that they are not only responsible for defending the country but also for protecting its integrity.