Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead at a photo exhibition in Ankara

Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead at a photo exhibition in Ankara

A gunman wearing a suit and tie and shouting Allahu Akbar shot and killed Russia’s ambassador to Turkey as he gave a speech at a photo exhibition in Ankara on Monday. Turkish police fatally shot the gunman, Turkish station NTV reported. The ambassador, Andrei Karlov, was several minutes into his speech at the embassy-sponsored exhibition in the capital, Ankara, when the gunman fired at least eight shots, according to an AP photographer in the audience. The attacker also smashed several of the photos hung for the exhibition. There was panic…

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Former ISIS Sex Slave Nadia Murad Joins Amal Clooney To Fight Against Terrorists

Former ISIS Sex Slave Nadia Murad Joins Amal Clooney To Fight Against Terrorists

Nadia Murad is a Yazidi woman who was forced to serve as a sex slave in Northern Iraq. Now she has been appointed as Goodwill Ambassador on human trafficking for the United Nations. Who is Nadia Murad? Nadia Murad was kidnapped by the ISIS militant group along with other 5000 Yazidi women from the villages in Mosul. The horrifying incident happened in 2014 when Nazia was just 19 years old. She narrates, how she was staying with her family in the village of Kocho in northern Iraq when the ISIS…

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At least 30 killed, 94 hurt in wedding attack in Turkey

At least 30 killed, 94 hurt in wedding attack in Turkey

A bomb attack targeting an outdoor wedding party in southeastern Turkey killed at least 30 people and wounded 94 others, authorities said Sunday. Deputy prime minister Mehmet Simsek said the “barbaric” attack in the city of Gaziantep, near the border with Syria, on Saturday appeared to be a suicide bombing. Other officials said it could have been the carried out by either Kurdish militants or Islamic State group extremists. Photos taken after the explosion showed several bodies covered with white sheets as a crowd gathered nearby. The Gaziantep governor’s office…

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India, Bangladesh plan to share info on terror

India, Bangladesh plan to share info on terror

India and Bangladesh have unanimously decided to set up a joint working group to monitor and exchange of information on counter-terrorism and communalism. Briefing newsmen after winding up his five-day trip of India, Bangladesh Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said the two countries have agreed to draft an MoU to share information and setting up a joint working group immediately. “It will monitor and disseminate information,” he said. The joint working group could be crucial for the northeastern states bordering Bangladesh in tackling terror-related activities. Assam had last month pressed…

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Assam girls in Top ten of MTV’s model hunt

Assam girls in Top ten of MTV’s model hunt

Two Assam girls – Jantee Hazarika and Rajashree Singha – have made it to the top ten of the popular television model hunt show India’s Next Top Model Season 2 being aired on MTV. Rated among the top favourites, both Jantee and Rajashree have already received rave reviews from some of the celebrated names in the modeling industry, who appeared in the show and had auditioned them. However, the duo while talking to this correspondent from Mumbai, opined that all the ten contestants are equally good and there is very…

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Meet Graham – The Only Person Who Can Survive Any Car Accident In The World

Meet Graham – The Only Person Who Can Survive Any Car Accident In The World

Meet Graham, the only person in the world designed to survive a car crash. But Graham doesn’t exist. meetgraham.com.au He was created by the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) in Australia and Melbourne artist, Patricia Piccinini, to show how humans must evolve in order to survive a car crash. According to Road Crash Statistics, an average of 3,287 people die in car accidents every year. Cars have evolved must faster than we have and bodies are not equipped to handle common crashes, said Dr David Logan, Road Safety Engineer at Monash…

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Qandeel Baloch, Pakistani model, killed by brother

Qandeel Baloch, Pakistani model, killed by brother

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s social media celebrity Qandeel Baloch was killed allegedly by her brother in Multan in Punjab province, becoming the latest victim of “honour killings” that plague the country. The 26-year-old actor-cum-model was killed in central district of Multan on Friday night, police said on Saturday. Police said apparently she was killed by her brother named Wasim, who has fled after the incident. “She was suffocated to death by strangulation. It seems to be a case of honour killing but we are investigating it,” district police chief Azhar Akram said….

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Suicide blasts hit mosques in Medina, Qatif; casualties feared

Suicide blasts hit mosques in Medina, Qatif; casualties feared

QATIF/MEDINA: Two back to back suicide blasts struck mosques in Saudi cities of Qatif and Medina on Monday. In the first attack, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia on Monday, without causing any other injuries, residents told AFP. “Suicide bomber for sure. I can see the body” torn apart, said a witness to the attack in the Shiite-populated city of Qatif. Nasima al-Sada, another resident, told AFP that “one bomber blew himself up near the mosque”, frequented by Shiites in downtown Qatif,…

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Dhaka cafe attack ends with 20 hostages dead, 13 rescued

Dhaka cafe attack ends with 20 hostages dead, 13 rescued

At least 12 of the 20 hostages who were killed in an hours-long attack at a cafe in Bangladesh’s capital over the weekend have been publicly identified, including three people who attended college in the United States. Two of the students attended Georgia’s Emory University. That included Abinta Kabir of Miami, who was a sophomore at Emory’s campus in Oxford, Georgia. She was in Dhaka visiting family and friends, the school said. The other was Faraaz Hossain, of Dhaka, a junior at Emory’s Goizueta Business School in Atlanta. “The Emory…

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Istanbul airport attack : 41 Dead

Istanbul airport attack : 41 Dead

At least 41 people, overwhelmingly Turks, were killed and nearly 150 injured as three terrorists opened fire at the international airport here before blowing themselves up among crowds of passengers, Turkish authorities said. The gun-and-bomb attack at the Ataturk International Airport, the third busiest in Europe after London Heathrow and Paris Charles de Gaulle, took place on Tuesday night, leaving behind a bloody carnage for which Turkey blamed the Islamic State. “The terrorists came to the airport in a taxi and then carried out their attacks,” Prime Minister Binali Yildirin…

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