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20 killed as car bomb targets Afghan bank

Punjab News Express
KABUL : At least 20 people were killed and 55 injured in a suicide car bomb attack on a bank branch in the southern Afghan province of Helmand on Thursday, officials said.

Yoga gives people control of lives, better health: UN forum

Punjab News Express
UNITED NATIONS : Yoga empowers people to take control of their lives and achieve better health at lower cost to society, according to experts at a forum here on Wednesday celebrating the Third International Day of Yoga (IDY).

Pilot ejects as jet catches fire in US

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : A pilot was forced to eject from a burning F-16 during take-off at an airport in the US.

Saudi King names son new crown prince

Punjab News Express
RIYADH : Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Wednesday appointed his son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, replacing his nephew Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to the throne.

Death toll from London blaze may never be known

Punjab News Express
LONDON  : The death toll from the horrific tower block blaze in London may never be known because some of the apartments in the building may have been irregularly sublet, according to a lawyer.

45 IS militants killed in Syria

Punjab News Express
DAMASCUS : At least 45 Islamic State militants were killed in the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a UK-based war monitor reported on Tuesday.

Nearly 1,300 children killed by guns in US annually

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WASHINGTON : Nearly 1,300 children were being killed by guns in the US annually, according to a stu

American student released from N.Korea dies

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Otto F. Warmbier, the US student who was released from a North Korean prison last week after spending 17 months in captivity and more than a year in a coma, has died, his family said.

London mosque attack suspect identified

Punjab News Express
LONDON : The suspect in the north London mosque attack that killed one person has been identified as a resident of Cardiff, Wales, who had previously voiced his hatred for Muslims, the media reported.

Death toll in Portugal wildfire rises to 64

Punjab News Express
LISBON :  The death toll in the wildfire that devastated central Portugal has risen to 64, according to the latest assessment by the authorities.

Largest ever yoga event held in Netherlands

Punjab News Express
THE HAGUE :  The largest ever yoga event in the Netherlands was held here with the participation of nearly 1,000 people on Sunday to mark the Third International Day of Yoga.

Six hospitalised in Brazil football violence

Punjab News Express
RIO DE JANEIRO : Six persons were taken to hospital after a brawl erupted between rival football fans before the start of the Brazilian Serie A match between Coritiba and Corinthians in the southern city of Curitiba.

One killed as van hits worshippers near London mosque

Punjab News Express
LONDON : One person was killed and eight others were injured after a van rammed into a crowd of worshippers near a north London mosque, police said on Monday.

Five soldiers killed in Thailand

Punjab News Express
BANGKOK : Five Thai soldiers were killed and four others injured on Monday in a blast in Pattani province, the police said.

The number and identity of the attackers remain unknown, reports Xinhua news agency.

Vehicle strikes pedestrians in London, several injured

Punjab News Express
LONDON : Several persons have been injured after a van struck a crowd of pedestrians near a north London mosque in what police have called a "major incident", media reports said.

43 killed in Portugal forest fires

Punjab News Express
LISBON: At least 43 persons were killed and 59 others injured in a catastrophic forest fire in Portugal's Pedrogao Grande area, the media reported on Sunday.

London fire death toll reaches 17

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LONDON: More bodies were found on Thursday in the fire-ravaged apartment block in west London, raising the death toll to 17, the Metropolitan Police said.

Sikh community helps London blaze survivors

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LONDON: The Sikh community in London has opened its doors to survivors of the deadly Grenfell Tower fire that has left hundreds homeless.

US Senate passes new Russia sanctions

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WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday called on lawmakers to grant "flexibility" to the White House in dealing with Russia as US Senate overwhelmingly passed new Russia sanction bill.

17 killed in Somalia restaurants attacks

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MOGADISHU: At least 17 people were killed and 26 others injured when two restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu were attacked by militants, police said on Thursday.

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