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Car bomb kills at least 19 in Syria’s Azaz: monitor

blastBeirut : A car bomb killed at least 19 people, mostly civilians, in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz on the border with Turkey today, a monitor said. Dozens were [...]

January 7th, 2017 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Turkish shelling kills six Syrian Kurd fighters: monitor

AP7_16_2016_000121BBeirut : Heavy Turkish shelling across the border into Syria killed six US-backed Kurdish fighters and wounded several civilians, a monitoring group said today. The artillery fire struck the Kurdish-controlled [...]

September 8th, 2016 | Posted in World | Read More »

Drop charges against Sharmila, demands Amnesty International

Irom Chanu Sharmila after her release     Kolkata : International human rights organisation Amnesty International has appealed to the Manipur government to drop charges against activist Irom Chanu Sharmila before she ends her 16-year-old fast [...]

July 27th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »

Bombs kill more than 120 in Syria regime bastions

cbe25d7ee47b42f3afd21b2fb05     Beirut : More than 120 people were killed today in two Syrian regime bastions in a spate of bombings claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group. Seventy-three people [...]

May 23rd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,Topnews,World | Read More »

ISIS executed over 4,000 in Syria in last two years: report

isisLondon : The Islamic State militant group has executed over 4,000 people within two years, a UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said, calling on the UN to stop the [...]

April 30th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Strikes on Syria’s Aleppo kill 9 civilians: civil defence

Syria air strikesAleppo : Air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods in Syria’s second city Aleppo today killed at least nine civilians and wounded more than a dozen others, the local civil defence said. [...]

April 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

270,000 dead, 4.7m refugees: Syria’s war in numbers

Syria     Beirut : Syria’s war has killed more than a quarter of a million people, uprooted over half the population and left much of the country in ruins since [...]

March 11th, 2016 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

Suspected Russia raids kill 32 civilians in north Syria

AP11_17_2015_000210ABeirut :  Suspected Russian air strikes have killed 32 civilians, half of them women and children, in three areas in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said today. [...]

December 18th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

India slams Pak at UN for its support to terror groups in J-K

United NationsUnited Nations :  Reacting sharply to Pakistan raking up Kashmir issue at the UN, India has asserted that Islamabad’s unabated support for terror groups operating in Jammu and Kashmir is [...]

November 4th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,World | Read More »

HC suggests castration for child rape

courtMadurai : A Madras High Court bench here has suggested to the Centre to consider castrating those who abused children sexually as the present law is “ineffective” in dealing with [...]

October 26th, 2015 | Posted in Highlights,Nation,Topnews | Read More »