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‘Over 160 Syria troops executed by militants’

Islamic State jihadists, formerly known as ISIS, have executed more then 160 fleeing Syrian soldiers, a monitor said Thursday, the latest in a string of brutal abuses alarming Western powers who fear

Student fights ISIS on vacation

‘If the nation needs me here, I will continue to fight. Only when the situation improves will I return to class,’ says Kamal, who is deployed with Kurdish Peshmerga forces

Bashar al-Assad forms new government amid unrest

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad formed a new government on Wednesday, two months after his re-election, leaving key ministries untouched as a brutal war continues to ravage his country.

France won’t help Assad against ISIS

France’s President on Thursday rejected any cooperation with Bashar al-Assad whom he accused of being a “de-facto ally” of jihadists wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq, and urged a “humanitarian and mil

Advice to ‘de-bark’ dogs sparks outcry in S’pore

Singapore authorities have asked pet owners to consider de-barking their dogs surgically if unable to quiet their pets, triggering public outrage from animal rights groups and animal lovers.

US slaps sanctions on LeT financier

The US designated Muhammad Iqbal and Asma Money Exchangers as specially designated global terrorists (SDGTs)

Barack Obama wants UNSC meet over ISIS’ foreign rebels

US President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of the UN Security Council in September on the threat posed by foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said, amidst reports that anothe

Egypt raises new charges against Mohammed Morsi


Judicial officials say Egypt’s state prosecutor has raised new charges against the country’s ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, accusing him of leaking secret documents to Qatar, an ally of the

Opponents walk out as Recep Tayyip Erdogan sworn in President

Turkey’s new President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, takes the oath of office in Parliament in Ankara,Turkey. (Photo: AP)

Turkey’s outgoing Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan was Thursday sworn in as President as opponents who accuse him of authoritarianism after more than a decade in power walked out of the ceremony.

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.