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Indonesian police foil presidential palace bombing plot, arrest three

Two men and a woman have been arrested by police in connection with the bomb and for allegedly hatching a plot to blast the State Palace. The arrests took place on Saturday, after the anti-terrorism cell Densus 88 raided a house in the locality of Bekasi, in eastern Jakarta , from where they recovered a package with three kilos of explosives ready to be detonated.



Israel 'Mightier' As First F-35 Fighter Jets Arrive:Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel has ordered 50 of the jets from Lockheed Martin, a move that will ensure its military superiority in the skies over the Middle East. "I wish to thank as well, on behalf of all the people of Israel, President Obama, the American Congress, and the American people", Netanyahu said at the ceremony, adding later: "Israel is your best and your most reliable ally in the Middle East-in my opinion beyond the Middle East-we will always remain so".


Pakistan grounds all ATR aircraft following PIA crash

Pakistan grounds all ATR aircraft following PIA crash

Airport official Ayub Khan Niazi says another ATR flight with 42 passengers on board was cancelled after developing a fault shortly before taking flight on Sunday in the central city of Multan. Last week PIA s ATR jet PK-661 had crashed in Havelian, in which famous singer turned cleric Junaid Jamshed and DC Chitral were also travelling with 45 others.



Syrian regime forces close to take over Aleppo

The fierce bombardments have forced most of the city's hospitals to halt operations, while most academic activities have been indefinitely suspended. A rebel fighter from inside Aleppo, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals, said the fall of Sheik Saeed means the fall of the enclave's only mill and grains warehouse, which leaves the territory without access to bread or flour.


Harry Reid: FBI Chief Comey Covered Up Russian Hacking, Should Resign

Harry Reid: FBI Chief Comey Covered Up Russian Hacking, Should Resign

Sen. "But there is no question about that", Reid told the Huffington Post in an interview . In late October Senator Reid sent Director Comey a letter , which he also made public, blasting the FBI Director for not releasing the information he had on Russian Federation interfering in the USA election.



EU, Cuba sign cooperation pact, vow Trump will not hurt ties

Deal was signed Monday by heads of European Union member states, along with Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla. The accord aims to broaden political and economic cooperation between Brussels and Havana to areas like sustainable development, democracy and human rights, as well as energy, mining, telecommunications and tourism.