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Crashed EgyptAir MS804 wreckage finally found

Investigators say “several main locations” of debris identified through images by survey vessel in Mediterreanean Sea. Egypt says that it has spotted and obtained images from the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month, killing all 66 people on board. The country’s investigation committee …

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Orlando: 50 dead in gay nightclub shooting

Florida Governor Rick Scott declares a state of emergency after the worst mass shooting in US history. Fifty people have been killed, including the assailant, and at least 53 injured in an attack inside a gay nightclub in the US state of Florida, authorities said, in the worst mass shooting …

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Obama approves broader role for US troops in Afghanistan

President Barack Obama has approved a broader role for American troops to help Afghan forces effectively conduct anti-terrorism operations in the war-torn country, an official said on Friday. The new powers would allow US forces to engage in similar efforts to accompany conventional Afghan security personnel when they undertook operations, …

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Dozens Afghans arrested in Peshawar

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Around 25 Afghan migrants were arrested during a search operation in Peshawar, the capital city of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, police said on Saturday. “At least 63 suspects, including 25 Afghans were detained during search operations on Friday,” Pajhwok Afghan News, quoted a local police official, Riaz …

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Car bomb targets police station in Turkey’s Mardin

Several people wounded in bomb attack on police building in southeastern province of Mardin, Reuters reports. A car bomb has targeted a police station in Turkey’s southeastern province of Mardin, state broadcaster NTV has said. According to the Reuters news agency, many people were wounded in Wednesday’s attack. (Aljazeera)

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NPR Photographer, Interpreter Killed In Afghanistan

David Gilkey, an NPR photojournalist who chronicled pain and beauty in war and conflict, was killed in Afghanistan on Sunday along with NPR’s Afghan interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna. David and Zabihullah were on assignment for the network traveling with an Afghan army unit, which came under attack killing David and Zabihullah. …

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