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Army did not let me down: Colonel Purohit

Army did not let me down: Colonel Purohit

A team of Military Police and Quick Response Team of the Army escorted Purohit to a military station at Colaba south Mumbai . Purohit came under the radar of investigators after being accused of floating Abhinav Bharat, a right-wing group that allegedly planned and executed the blasts, and also of collecting huge funds and using them to procure arms and explosives and organizing meetings where the Malegaon attack was planned.


White House rules out Trump pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio at rally

White House rules out Trump pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio at rally

Trump regularly hailed his support from "Sheriff Joe" on the campaign trail, despite his reputation as a controversial and polarizing figure. Trump told the large, enthusiastic crowd that he couldn't do it at the rally because it would "cause controversy", but insisted that "Joe can feel good".


Russian Federation detains theater director Kirill Serebennikov over alleged fraud

Russian Federation detains theater director Kirill Serebennikov over alleged fraud

A prominent Russian theater director who has lamented what he says is the lack of freedom and growing social conservatism in his country was detained on Tuesday and accused of embezzling state funds. Russian Federation media reported earlier this month that the accountant had testified against the director. Back then, Serebrennikov's apartment and Gogol Center, which he has headed since 2012, were searched , and he was called in for questioning.


Israeli PM Netanyahu Claims Iran's Actions in Syria Pose Global Threat

Israeli PM Netanyahu Claims Iran's Actions in Syria Pose Global Threat

Iran's accelerated attempt to establish a military presence in Syria, the prime minister said after the meeting, "attests to Iran's aggression, which has not lessened in the wake of the [2015] nuclear agreement". Israel argued that, if Iran remained in Syria, it would become a base for missiles being launched into Israel and Jordan. "An Iranian military presence in Syria will be a constant source of friction and tension not only with Israel, but with the Sunni majority in Syria, with the Sunni ...


Miraculous quake survival for three brothers

Miraculous quake survival for three brothers

At least two people were killed in the quake that struck just before 9 pm on Monday. The other victim was a 65-year old Italian tourist discovered in the rubble of a collapsed house, local media said. "In Casamicciola, a building collapsed and three people were pulled alive from the rubble - two women and a man", the head of the local department of civil protection, Angelo Borrelli, said at a press conference early yesterday.


Spanish swimmer Fernando Alvarez's stirring solo tribute for Barcelona

Spanish swimmer Fernando Alvarez's stirring solo tribute for Barcelona

Participating in the FINA World Masters Championships in Budapest, the swimmer gave up his chance of glory and chose to pay tribute to the victims of Barcelona and Cambrils terror attacks. "I really think it would have been a good detail", he said. Fernando Alvarez , who was competing in the FINA World Masters Championships, told local media: "I started a minute late, but that doesn't matter".