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UN Security Council to hold urgent Libya talks after air strike at migrant detention centre near Tripoli kills 44, injures 130
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UN Security Council to hold urgent Libya talks after air strike at migrant detention centre near Tripoli kills 44, injures 130

The UN Security Council has called an urgent meeting on Libya to discuss an air strike at a detention centre in Tajoura near Tripoli that killed at least 44 people and severely injured more than 130

Congress says Narendra Modi should tell India 'truth' about number of terrorists killed in Balakot air strike
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Congress says Narendra Modi should tell India 'truth' about number of terrorists killed in Balakot air strike

Two days after Union minister SS Ahluwalia said neither Narendra Modi nor any government spokesperson had given any figure on the casualty of Balakot air strikes, the Congress asked the prime minister to come out with the truth on the number of terrorists killed.

Ratan Tata hails IAF for strikes in Pakistan, praises prime minister Narendra Modi's leadership
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Ratan Tata hails IAF for strikes in Pakistan, praises prime minister Narendra Modi's leadership

Veteran industrialist Ratan Tata on Wednesday praised the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hailed the Indian Air Force (IAF) for carrying out strikes on Jaish-e-Mohammed's terror camp in Pakistan

Surgical strike on Pakistan: Opposition lauds IAF at all-party meet; Ghulam Nabi Azad says will back forces to end terrorism
India

Surgical strike on Pakistan: Opposition lauds IAF at all-party meet; Ghulam Nabi Azad says will back forces to end terrorism

Sushma Swaraj had convened the all-party meeting to brief the Opposition parties. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Vijay Goel were also present at the meeting.

Villagers near Pakistan's Balakot shaken awake as IAF jets drop bombs close to JeM-run madrasa, say only one injured
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Villagers near Pakistan's Balakot shaken awake as IAF jets drop bombs close to JeM-run madrasa, say only one injured

Indian officials said the raid destroyed a training camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed, the militant group behind a suicide attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir that killed 40 members of a paramilitary police force on 14 February. India’s foreign secretary said “a very large number of JEM terrorists” had been eliminated in what was the first Indian air strike on Pakistani territory since 1971.

IAF hits JeM training camps in Pakistan; Islamabad downplays attack but vows to 'act and react'
India

IAF hits JeM training camps in Pakistan; Islamabad downplays attack but vows to 'act and react'

The news of the pre-dawn strike broke early on Tuesday, when Pakistan military spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor claimed on Twitter that their forces had sent back Indian aircraft which had intruded from Muzaffarabad sector.

Surgical strike on Pakistan: National Security Committee says India 'committed uncalled aggression', response at time and place of choosing
India

Surgical strike on Pakistan: National Security Committee says India 'committed uncalled aggression', response at time and place of choosing

The National Security Committee meeting was attended by Pakistan's ministers of foreign affairs, defence, finance, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee chairman General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Chief of Air Staff Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan and other civil and military officials.

Air strike on terror camps in Pakistan increases Narendra Modi's chance to retain power: Stock market analysts
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Air strike on terror camps in Pakistan increases Narendra Modi's chance to retain power: Stock market analysts

The air strike on terror camps in Pakistan is a positive for the markets as it illustrates a "decisiveness" in foreign policy and increases the chances of Narendra Modi to retain power after the forthcoming polls, say analysts

'India is in safe hands': Narendra Modi hails IAF strike in Pakistan, vows not to let nation bow down
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'India is in safe hands': Narendra Modi hails IAF strike in Pakistan, vows not to let nation bow down

Modi hailed the air strikes and said that it was the perfect opportunity to remember the pledge he took in 2014 after taking over as PM as he recited BJP’s anthem

Maulana Yusuf Azhar, mastermind of Kandahar hijack, was main target of IAF's airstrike in Balakot; has Interpol notice against him
India

Maulana Yusuf Azhar, mastermind of Kandahar hijack, was main target of IAF's airstrike in Balakot; has Interpol notice against him

Yusuf Azhar was the main target of the IAF strike at Balakot, which is located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan which Gokhale claimed was a "pre-emptive non-military" attack on the terrorist camps to eliminate terrorists who were being trained to carry out jihadist attacks in India in the wake of the 14 February Pulwama attack which killed 40 CRPF jawans.

Release of Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis' WWII thriller Air Strike cancelled in wake of Chinese star’s tax evasion charges
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Release of Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis' WWII thriller Air Strike cancelled in wake of Chinese star’s tax evasion charges

Air Strike, starring Fan Bingbing, Bruce Willis and Adrien Brody, was expected to release on 26 October.

Ten children, two women killed in air strike in Afghanistan's Wardak province, says initial UN report
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Ten children, two women killed in air strike in Afghanistan's Wardak province, says initial UN report

The victims died on Sunday night when an "aerial ordnance" destroyed their house in a village in Afghanistan's Wardak province, near Kabul.

US, Britain and France strike Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack; Russia calls it 'danger to world peace'
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US, Britain and France strike Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack; Russia calls it 'danger to world peace'

Loud explosions rocked Syria's capital and filled the sky with heavy smoke early on Saturday after US president Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons

President Assad's advisor says Syria not afraid of US strike threats; 'won't leave things to go Washington's way'
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President Assad's advisor says Syria not afraid of US strike threats; 'won't leave things to go Washington's way'

Bouthaina Shabaan, the political and media adviser to president Bashar al-Assad, that Syria is not fearing US threats of striking Syria.

15 children, 2 women killed as air strike hits school in Syria's Ghouta; human rights group suspects Russian involvement
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15 children, 2 women killed as air strike hits school in Syria's Ghouta; human rights group suspects Russian involvement

An air strike on a school in Syria's Eastern Ghouta late on Monday killed 15 children and two women who were using its basement as a bomb shelter, a monitor said

Nations bombing Islamic State-controlled areas failing to protect civilians: United Nations
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Nations bombing Islamic State-controlled areas failing to protect civilians: United Nations

UN urged all nations bombing jihadist targets in Syria to better distinguish between civilian and military targets, following reports that US-led coalition strikes killed dozens of non-combatants.

Russia condemns US coalition strikes on Syrian forces, says it's 'unacceptable'
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Russia condemns US coalition strikes on Syrian forces, says it's 'unacceptable'

Russia on Friday condemned strikes by the US-led coalition against Syrian forces as "unacceptable".

Syria conflict: 'Huge explosion' rocks Damascus airport, Hezbollah says 'probably' Israeli air strike
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Syria conflict: 'Huge explosion' rocks Damascus airport, Hezbollah says 'probably' Israeli air strike

A huge explosion hit near Damascus International Airport early on Thursday setting off large fires, with Syrian regime ally Hezbollah saying it was "probably" the result of an Israeli air strike.

Pope Francis begs for immediate ceasefire in Syria, calls for civilian evacuation
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Pope Francis begs for immediate ceasefire in Syria, calls for civilian evacuation

Pope Francis appealed on Wednesday for an immediate ceasefire in Syria, calling for "at least" a truce enabling civilians, especially children, to be evacuated, after Aleppo came under fierce air assault.