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Taliban used night-vision goggles to attack Afghan forces

All four injured are in stable condition at USA medical facilities, according to the statement. Four U.S. troops were injured Monday when a vehicle bomb detonated in Kandahar, the U.S. Twenty two policemen also lost their lives in the clash, officials confirmed . A series of Taliban attacks over six hours on Tuesday on more than a dozen Afghanistan army checkpoints killed 22 policemen and wounded 15 in the southern province of Kandahar.


Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed, One security personal injured in Handwara

Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed, One security personal injured in Handwara

The security personnel retaliated, resulting in the encounter in which two militants were killed. The official said bodies of two militants have been recovered and their identification was being ascertained. A police spokesman said the slain militants were identified as Toib of Sopore and Ashiq of Palhallan Pattan. The ultras shot at special police officer Ranbir Singh, who was posted on duty near deputy commissioner's office, a police office official said.


Islamic Jihad Leader Arrested in the Shomron

Islamic Jihad Leader Arrested in the Shomron

Tensions have risen between Israel and Islamic Jihad after the army blew up a tunnel that stretched from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory on October 30. Speaking at the beginning of a Cabinet session on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to harshly respond to any attack perpetrated by the Palestinian Islamist movements against Israeli areas.


Judge in Menendez Bribery Trial Urges Jury to Push Through Deadlock

Judge in Menendez Bribery Trial Urges Jury to Push Through Deadlock

After receiving the note, Walls re-read the jurors instructions on how they should reach a verdict and sent them home an hour early to rest before returning to court on Tuesday. Conversely, the charges likely would be hanging over him as he seeks re-election next year, assuming the government seeks a retrial. A juror, who was dismissed last week due to a previously scheduled vacation, told reporters on Friday, November 10th, that she had voted for acquitting the senator on all counts.


Zimbabwe army ready 'to step in' to end ZANU-PF purge

Zimbabwe army ready 'to step in' to end ZANU-PF purge

Before his sack, Mnangagwa, aka Crocodile, defiantly told Mugabe that the party was "not personal property for you and your wife to do as you please". He said Zanu PF's internal power struggles had left the country on edge, adding this should not be allowed to continue, lest it creates anarchy. He said any stability in the revolutionary party impacts on people's social, political and economic lives.


Sessions looking into special counsel for Clinton issues: media reports

Sessions looking into special counsel for Clinton issues: media reports

The letter came a day before Mr. Sessions is to testify to the House committee. "These senior prosecutors will report directly to the Attorney General and the Deputy Attorney General, as appropriate, and will make recommendations as to whether any matters not now under investigation should be opened, whether any matters now under investigation require further resources, or whether any matters merit the appointment of a Special Counsel", the letter continued.