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United Nations chief hosts peace talks with rival Cypriot leaders

United Nations chief hosts peace talks with rival Cypriot leaders

The UN-led talks hit a wall in late May after the sides failed to agree on the terms to advance the reunification talks toward a final summit. Greek Cypriots perceive their ongoing presence post-settlement a threat, while Turkish Cypriots say the troops are necessary for their security.


Rocket lands inside Indian Embassy in Kabul, no casualties

Rocket lands inside Indian Embassy in Kabul, no casualties

Initial reports indicated that a rocket landed near a Resolute Support compound in Kabul . Government sources have reportedly confirmed that there were no casualties to Indian officials during the rocket blast. Representatives of 23 nations are also in the city to attend the Kabul Process meeting. The first incident in the city took place last Wednesday after a vehicle packed with explosives was detonated leaving almost 100 people dead and over 400 others wounded.


Sacked Florida employee shoots five ex-colleagues in head

Sacked Florida employee shoots five ex-colleagues in head

Deputies arrived on scene within two minutes and found three males and one female deceased as a result of gunshot wounds. One man was transported to Orlando Regional Medical Center, but he later died of his injuries. According to CNN , the victims were 44-year-old Kevin Clark , 69-year-old Robert Snyder , 57-year-old Jeffrey Roberts , 44-year-old Brenda Montanez-Crespo, and 46-year-old Kevin Lawson .



No result again gives Australia hopes a cold shower

The fickle English summer is the least of New Zealand's concerns as the Black Caps prepare for their Champions Trophy match against England in Cardiff . However, both Australia and Bangladesh stay in the semis race following the washout. Rain meant the match was stopped at 6:43 p.m. and finally abandoned around two and a half hours later.



Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

Prosecutors say victor printed the classified document earlier this month while working for defense contractor Pluribus International Corporation , the Guardian reports. "DHS assesses that the types of systems Russian actors targeted or compromised were not involved in vote tallying". The Intercept said that the NSA sought to dissuade it from publishing the document, and then requested redactions, some of which were accepted by Intercept .


Vijay Mallya spotted at India vs Pak match with Gavaskar

Vijay Mallya spotted at India vs Pak match with Gavaskar

The picture surfaced on Twitter and however it was not verified yet t. But off the field, the cameras spotted Vijay Mallya in the stands and later with Sunil Gavaskar. Mallya was temporarily arrested on an extradition warrant by Scotland Yard on 18 April this year. October, 2015: CBI conducts raids at Mallya's office.