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Prison riot claims 37 lives in southern Venezuela

| August 17, 2017 | | 0

Caracas, August 17: In an hours-long jail riot in Venezuela's southern state of Amazonas at least 37 people died. The prosecutors' office said an investigation had been launched into “the deaths of 37 people” in the facility in the town of

Fire destroys three buildings in Saudi UNESCO heritage site

| August 17, 2017 | | 0

Riyadh, August 17: Three buildings in a traditional section of Jeddah, listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, were destroyed by a fire. Saudi civil defence said 60 people had evacuated their homes when the fire broke late yesterday

US says religious freedom under attack in Pakistan

| August 16, 2017 | | 0

Washington, Aug 16: Hoping that the new Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would promote interfaith harmony in the country, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said the religious freedom is under attack in Pakistan. Releasing a Congressional-mandated 2016 Annual

Hizbul Mujahideen designated as foreign terrorist group by US

| August 16, 2017 | | 0

Washington, Aug 16: Nearly two months after declaring Syed Salahuddin as a global terrorist, the US on Wednesday designated Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a “foreign terrorist organisation”. The designation, which slaps a series of US sanctions on

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