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Apr 28, 2017
Israel strikes down drone over Golan hours after Damascus airport blast in SyriaSyria's military said Israel struck a military installation south-west of Damascus International Airport before dawn Thursday, setting off a series of explosions and raising tensions further between the two neighbours.
Apr 27, 2017
'Huge' explosion near Damascus Internation Airport, cause unknown, says monitoring groupA massive explosion hit near the Damascus International Airport on Thursday, a monitoring group said, without specifying the cause.
Apr 23, 2017
Three dead in Israeli attack on Syria's Quneitra province military campAn Israeli attack on a Syrian camp for pro-government forces killed three fighters near the Golan Heights on Sunday, an official from the forces said.
Apr 23, 2017
Bhopal gas tragedy: Amnesty International lobbies US on human rights issues in IndiaLeading NGO Amnesty International is lobbying with the US lawmakers to advocate for "protection of human rights defenders" in India among other countries, as also to seek "political pressure" on the American companies responsible for the Bhopal gas tragedy.
Apr 21, 2017
UN committee questions Pakistan on harbouring terrorist groups, including those in KashmirThe United Nations is concerned that Pakistan was not “adequately exercising due diligence” to prevent violence by members of extremist groups.
Apr 17, 2017
Mass evacuation in Syria postponed after blast near Aleppo kills 80 kidsThe evacuation of more than 3,000 Syrians that was scheduled to take place Sunday from four areas as part of a population transfer has been postponed, opposition activists said, a day after a deadly blast that killed more than 120 people, many of them government supporters.
Apr 17, 2017
Indian Army's use of human shields dehumanises locals and dishonours traditionNo matter what the circumstances are, the Indian Army in Kashmir cannot resort to using human shields in the furtherance of a military objective.
Apr 13, 2017
United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz refuses to resign, apologises again for removal of passengerMunoz expressed regret for his widely-criticised initial response to the debacle in which he appeared to put partial blame for the incident on the 69-year-old passenger, saying he "defied" authorities and "compounded" the incident.
Apr 11, 2017
Kulbhushan Jadhav sentenced to death: All you need to know about the law that Pakistani military court usedThe military courts, that tried Jadhav, are notorious for their arbitrary trial process and have been questioned time and again by the civil society and liberals from Pakistan itself.
Apr 05, 2017
Syria chemical attack: Russian officials claim air strike hit 'terrorist warehouse' containing 'toxic substances'A Syrian air strike hit a "terrorist warehouse" containing "toxic substances", Moscow said on Wednesday, a day after a suspected chemical attack in rebel-held northwest Syria that killed scores of civilians.