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Canadian special forces sniper kills IS militant two miles away in Iraq

Canadian special forces sniper kills IS militant two miles away in Iraq

In 2009 British sniper, Craig Harrison held the previous record as he shot and killed a Taliban attacker from 2,475 meters using a L115A3 long range rifle, this latest confirmed kill is thought to be a new world record. While the sniper's accomplishment was recognized around the world and received the praise of allied armed forces, Mulcair just wants to know how it was possible if Canadians aren't supposed to be directly fighting ISIS.



President Trump claims solar panels will pay for his Mexican wall

The president has estimated that completing the barrier would cost US$8 billion to US$12 billion, though many experts say the actual cost would be far higher. This post was syndicated from The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News. President Donald Trump at the rally in Cedar Rapids. According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, the U.S.


Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

One person was injured in the blast, which happened at around 9.30pm local time. More than 35 rescue workers and seven engineers are working to reach the people still missing, according to the National Disaster Risk Management Unit (UNGRD) government agency.



White House dubs Gulf crisis 'a family issue'

Qatar supported the calls for change resulting from the 2011 Arab Spring protests that led to upheaval in Egypt , Syria and other Middle East nations, and the network intensively covered those protests. "The British Foreign Secretary asked that the demands be 'measured and realistic .' This list does not satisfy that criteria", added the statement .


Shivraj ends fast as peace returns in MP

Shivraj ends fast as peace returns in MP

Violent protests by farmers in Mandsaur spilled over to several other districts, including the Malwa-Nimad area and even reached the state capital. However, farmers' association said that at least eight protesters were killed when the police opened fire at them.


Sixers GM takes jab at Danny Ainge following trade

Sixers GM takes jab at Danny Ainge following trade

Bryan Colangelo , the 76ers president of basketball operations, played coy about the pick even after swapping the first and third picks with Boston and giving up a future number one pick to get the first choice of unclaimed talent. If other teams weren't willing to give up multiple future picks for the opportunity to draft Markelle Fultz , than maybe he isn't as great as we think he will be? The Celtics could simply stay put and draft a future potential star, or trade down for more picks ...