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US to ask NATO allies for 1,000 more troops for Afghanistan: Envoy

The United States is to ask NATO allies to contribute around 1,000 extra troops to help in the battle against the resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan, the new US ambassador to the alliance said Thursday.

Oct 05, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

3,000 killed in Syria in September, deadliest month of 2017: Monitor

Syria`s war killed at least 3,000 people including 955 civilians in September, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said Sunday, in the deadliest month of the conflict this year.

Oct 01, 2017, 16:38 PM IST

Supreme Court asks govt how it will implement, monitor mid-day meals

"How will the implementation of the scheme take place? Tell us and we will crystalise it (in the form of an order)," the bench said and posted the matter for hearing on August 24.

Aug 21, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

Deadliest month for Syria civilians in US-led strikes: Monitor

US-led air strikes on Syria killed a total of 225 civilians over the past month, a monitor said today, the highest 30-day toll since the campaign began in 2014.

May 23, 2017, 18:40 PM IST

US-led strike on IS-held Syria town kills 23 civilians: Monitor

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike on the town of Albu Kamal hit around 3:00 am local time.

May 15, 2017, 16:56 PM IST

Turkish bombardment kills 35 civilians in Syria: Monitor

Turkish shelling and air strikes killed at least 35 civilians in Syria on Sunday, the fifth day of an incursion against Islamic State group jihadists and Kurdish militia, a monitor said.

Aug 28, 2016, 15:29 PM IST

Raids kill 19 civilians in Syria`s rebel east Aleppo: Monitor

Air raids killed 19 civilians, including three children, in rebel-held districts of Syria`s battleground second city Aleppo on Tuesday, a monitoring group said.

Aug 16, 2016, 20:33 PM IST

Syria strikes on jihadist bastions spike during truce: Monitor

Since a ceasefire came into force in Syria, the army and its Russian ally have refocused their air power on targeting jihadist factions, a monitoring group said Monday.

Mar 14, 2016, 20:22 PM IST

Suspected Russian raids kill 29 civilians in Syria: Monitor

At least 29 civilians were killed in air strikes suspected to have been carried by Russian warplanes on a village in eastern Syria on Saturday, a monitoring group said.

Jan 24, 2016, 00:03 AM IST

Beware! Your boss can now snoop on your private chats

Companies can now snoop on employees' private messages on email and messaging services within work hours.

Jan 14, 2016, 20:44 PM IST

At least 18 civilians killed in Syria air strikes: Monitor

The strikes hit the Idlib province town of Ariha, which is controlled by the Army of Conquest, a rebel alliance of mainly Islamist groups, including Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Nov 29, 2015, 17:20 PM IST

40 dead as Syria govt rockets hit Damascus suburb: Monitor

Forty people were killed on Friday when rockets fired by Syrian government forces crashed into a market in a rebel-held area outside Damascus, a monitor said.

Oct 30, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Syria car bomb kills key anti-regime Druze cleric: Monitor

A prominent Druze cleric known for criticising Syria`s regime and Islamist extremists was assassinated in a car bomb attack outside the southern city of Sweida Friday, a monitoring group said.

Sep 04, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

'Toll from Syria regime strikes near Damascus now 34'

The toll from heavy government bombardment of a rebel stronghold outside the Syrian capital rose on Sunday to 34 civilians including 12 children, a monitoring group said.

Aug 23, 2015, 20:01 PM IST

IS kidnaps 230 civilians in central Syria: Monitor

The Islamic State group has abducted 230 civilians, including at least 60 Christians, in a central Syrian town hours after it captured it, a monitoring group said on Friday.

Aug 07, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Syria Army, Kurds push IS out of Hasakeh city: Monitor

Syrian troops and Kurdish fighters ousted the Islamic State group from the northeastern city of Hasakeh on Tuesday after more than a month of fighting, a monitoring group said.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Al-Nusra suicide bombing kills 25 soldiers in Syria`s Aleppo: Monitor

A suicide bomber from al Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, killed 25 soldiers and fighters loyal to President Bashar al-Assad`s regime in an attack on an army base in government-held western Aleppo on Monday, a Britain-based monitoring group said.

Jul 07, 2015, 05:11 AM IST

At least 25 Syrian al Qaeda members dead in mosque blast in Syria's Idlib: Monitor

An explosion at a mosque in Syria`s Idlib province on Friday killed at least 25 members of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, the British-based Observatory monitoring group said.

Jul 04, 2015, 02:51 AM IST

Facebook is monitoring videos you watch

Facebook has yet again tinkered with its news feed algorithm -- this time to show you more videos similar to ones you expand to full-screen, un-mute or opt to watch in HD.

Jun 30, 2015, 15:51 PM IST

Syrian army retakes parts of Hasakeh from IS: Monitor

Syrian regime forces took back several parts of a neighbourhood in the northeastern city of Hasakeh from the Islamic State group on Monday, but heavy clashes continued, a monitor said.

Jun 29, 2015, 22:36 PM IST