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US President Donald Trump vows to eradicate ‘radical Islamic Terrorism’

WASHINGTON:Donald Trump became the 45th president of United States, and vows to eradicate 'radical Islamic terrorism'. “We will reinforce old alliances and form new ones and unite the civilised world against radical Islamic terrorism, which we will eradicate completely from the face of the earth,” he declared.

 
 
 
Five UAE officials among 56 killed in Afghanistan bombings

KABUL: 56 people including five United Arab Emirates officials killed in blasts at the governor of Kandahar's guest house. Deputy governor, two senior Afghan officials and two MPs were also died in this incident. The governor and the UAE ambassador were among at least 18 wounded.

 
 
 
Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara

ANKARA:A Turkish policeman Mevlut Mert Aydintas shot dead Andrei Karlov Russia's ambassador to Turkey at an art exhibition in Ankara.It was not clear if the 22-year-old, an Ankara riot police member who was later shot dead, had links to any group. It took place a day after protests in Turkey over Russian support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

 
 
 
60 killed in suicide attacks at police training college in Quetta

QUETTA:Heavily-armed militants wearing suicide vests stormed a police academy in Quetta, killing at least 60 people and wounding dozens more.A major security operation lasted for hours and all attackers were killed.

 
 
 
Saudi prince executed for murdering a compatriot

RIYADH:A Saudi Arabian prince has been executed for shooting dead a man during a brawl three years ago in the capital Riyadh, the interior ministry has said.Prince Turki bin Saud al-Kabir was put to death in the capital. No details were given as to how he was executed - most condemned people are beheaded.The prince is the 134th person to be put to death this year, according to a list compiled by the AFP news agency.

 
 
 
Attack on mourners in Yemen kills more than 140

SANAA:(REUTERS)Saudi-led warplanes struck a funeral at a community hall in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, the country's Houthi-run administration said, but the coalition denied any role in the attack. More than 140 mourners were killed, according to local health officials cited by the United Nations, in an attack that prompted a strong rebuke from Washington, a key Saudi ally.

 
 
 
Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi September 11 bill becomes law

WASHINGTON(REUTERS):Congress overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his presidency, just four months before it ends.The House of Representatives voted 348-77 against the veto, hours after the Senate rejected it 97-1, meaning the "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act" will become law.The vote was a blow to Obama as well as to Saudi Arabia, one

 
 
 
World War Two spy's row with wife 'almost ruined D-Day'

LONDON(BBC):A row between a spy and his wife almost compromised World War Two D-Day operations, secret MI5 files show.Juan Pujol, who was codenamed Agent Garbo, had helped to convince the Nazis the landings would not take place in Normandy but in the Pas-de-Calais.But after being confined to their London house to protect his identity, his wife threatened to go to the Spanish embassy in a row in June 1943.She said she would tell all unless she was allowed to visit her mother.

 
 
 
Four Women dead in shooting at mall in Washington

WASHINGTON: Four women have been shot dead and a man critically injured at a shopping centre in Burlington. Police have released a picture of the suspected gunman, who fled the scene armed with a rifle.The motive for the attack is not clear.

 
 
 
New York bombing suspect captured in police shootout

NEW YORK:An "armed and dangerous" Afghan-born suspect wanted in the weekend bomb attacks in New York and New Jersey was wounded  in a shootout with police and taken into custody.