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UN Blacklists TTP Breakaway Group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar

UN Blacklists TTP Breakaway Group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar

The government had called for an worldwide ban on the organisation after which the 1627 Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council designated the outfit. The JUA was already declared as Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the United States. The JuA first came to prominence when it claimed responsibility for the 2014 Wagah attack targeting security forces.


Samsung's Q2 profit hits record high

Samsung's Q2 profit hits record high

Samsung Electronics , the world's largest maker of semiconductors, smartphones and TVs, on Friday posted a record quarterly high of operating profit in the second quarter - thanks to brisk chip sales and recovering smartphone sales. Samsung, which controls more than 90 percent of the global markets for mobile OLED , is using its own OLED screens for the curved displays of the Galaxy smartphones.


DPRK's recent missile tests are a matter of great concern for India

DPRK's recent missile tests are a matter of great concern for India

The Lancer bombers took off from an air base in Guam and "practiced attack capabilities by releasing inert weapons at the Pilsung Range" near the DMZ, U.S. The launch had heightened tensions about the threat from Pyongyang. Moon and Abe noted the missile launch was a "very urgent and serious provocation", Park said at a press briefing in Hamburg, according to Cheong Wa Dae.


Trump looks for kind reception in Warsaw

Trump looks for kind reception in Warsaw

This time, Trump will use stops in Poland and Germany to try to pull off the tricky balancing act of improving ties with Moscow at a time of particularly fraught relations while also presenting the U.S.as a check against Russian aggression.


Mom, 1-year-old abducted, Amber Alert issued in California

Mom, 1-year-old abducted, Amber Alert issued in California

Friday. Palomares is described as a 22-year-old Latina who is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 200 pounds with brown hair and eyes. The incident happened in Porterville, Calif., which is north of Bakersfield and south of Visalia. The alert was issued for Kern, Tulare and San Bernardino counties, CHP said. If you see the suspects or victims, you're asked to call 911. The suspects fled the area on foot and are being sought by police.