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Flood Threat Ends in Jammu and Kashmir

With the decrease in cloud cover after four days on Saturday, the flood threat looming over the Kashmir Valley has ended, an official said.   “Although the Jhelum River was still flowing marginally above the flood mark at Ram Munshibagh here at 7 a.m. today (on Saturday), it has fallen below the danger level at Sangam in Anantnag,” the official from the Irrigation and Flood Control Department said.   Water level in all the tributaries of the river in Jammu and Kashmir has come down, he added.   “The overall flood threat faced by the people in the valley over the last few days is over,” he said.   The official, however, added that the field staff of the department shall continue to remain in high alert till temporary breaches and seepage at some places in the river and stream embankments were plugged.   The University of Kashmir has a...

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Indian army says killed three militants in gunfight in Kashmir

The Indian army says it has killed three militants during an overnight exchange of gunfire at a village in Indian-administered Kashmir.   Rajesh Kalia, an army spokesman, said Monday that the army troops sealed off the village, which lies near the tourist resort of Pahalgam, after being t...

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Three Indian soldiers, one civilian killed in Kashmir

Three Indian soldiers and a woman have been killed in a suspected militant attack on a military convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir.   According to reports, the troops were returning from a search operation on Thursday when unidentified armed men opened fire on their convoy in the region’...

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Australian prime minister backs Zionist entity, slams United Nations

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed strong support for the illegal Zionist entity and slammed a recent United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution demanding an end to the il...

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Weapons withdrawal not observed in Ukraine : OSCE

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) says a newly-agreed truce in Ukraine does not look "too good," emphasizing that the withdrawal of heavy weapons has not taken place as ci...

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Russia hails successful anti-terror operation in Syria

Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has praised Moscow’s counter-terrorism military campaign in Syria, citing its success in testing new weapons and eliminating terrorists wreaking havoc in the Ar...

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Ivanka Trump’s look at Justin Trudeau sets internet on fire

Photos of Ivanka Trump intently staring at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau have literally set the social media platforms on fire.   Ivanka Trump had something in common with many men...

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Germany say says 91 mosques were attacked in 2016

The German government says 91 mosques were attacked in the country in 2016.   The interior ministry said in a report sent to The Associated Press late Friday that most attacks — 21 of them—...

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Germany to elect ‘anti-Trump’ Steinmeier as new president

Billed as Germany's "anti-Trump", the centre-left former foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier is Sunday set to be elected as the new ceremonial head of state.   The 61-year-old, who reg...

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