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Bomb kills 25 as it hits convoy of Pakistan senate deputy

Bomb kills 25 as it hits convoy of Pakistan senate deputy

The group's Amaq news agency said a bomber in an explosive vest carried out the attack, which was condemned by a former local IS affiliate. Survivors, several covered in blood, were picking up body parts that lay scattered in the road among vehicles twisted by the blast.



Final Push on Syria's Raqa in Early Summer

Commanders of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, speak during a press conference in the Syrian town of Tabqa , on May 12, 2017, as they advance in their battle for the ISIS stronghold in nearby Raqqa .



Meet takes off without India, Xi Jinping says no harm to stability

The plan, which was first released in 2013, intends to expand trade relationships between Asia, Africa, and Europe. Chinese President Xi Jinping is playing host to nearly 30 world leaders and representatives from 100 odd countries, on Sunday at the One Belt One Road Forum in Beijing.


Portuguese children canonised by Pope

Portuguese children canonised by Pope

Thousands of pilgrims lined Francis' motorcade route and tossed flower petals, evidence that Latin America's first pope has a huge following in this largely Catholic country. Efforts to beatify her are also underway. John Paul believed the Madonna had diverted one of the bullets that hit him from his vital organs. With the canonization, the Pope said, "I wanted to propose to the whole Church their example of adhesion to Christ and to evangelical witness..." Before his arrival at the ...



ISIS leader in Afghanistan was killed in raid, US confirms

Afghan authorities blamed Hasib for ordering the March 8 attack which killed more than 50 people at a military hospital in Kabul, abducting girls and beheading elderly people. Hasib, who has led the group since his predecessor Hafiz Khan was killed by a United States drone strike past year, is believed to have ordered the deadly attack on a Kabul military hospital in March.



North Korea missile test a 'threat to worldwide peace', European Union says

He urged an approach of diplomacy, noting that Italy could play a role since it heads the United Nations sanctions committee. The last North Korean missile test on April 28 failed minutes after launch. Haley said the USA will continue to put pressure on North Korea, which conducted two failed ballistic missile tests last month before a successful one this weekend.