Nine Islamic State militants killed in southwest Pakistan raid

World May 17, 2019

Nine Islamic State militants killed in southwest Pakistan raid

Pakistani security forces killed nine Islamic State militants during an hours-long raid near Quetta in the restive southwest of the country that has been hit by repeated jihadist attacks this month, officials said on Thursday. Four members of the security forces were wounded in the ...

Six weeks on, India's marathon election reaches next-to-last phase

World / Politics May 13, 2019

Six weeks on, India's marathon election reaches next-to-last phase

Indians voted Sunday in the next-to-last round of a six-week-long national election marked by a highly acrimonious campaign that has seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi blame opposition party chief Rahul Gandhi's family for the country's ills. Sunday's voting in 59 constituencies, including seven in New ...