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Thursday , December 13 2018

Two Hizbul militants killed in Pulwama encounter

Two Hizbul militants killed in Pulwama encounterSRINAGAR: Two Hizbul Mujahideen militants, both close aides of outfit commander Riyaz Naikoo, were killed Thursday in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. "Based on a credible input about presence of terrorists at Sharshali in Awantipora …

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Australian spies may get broader licence to kill

Australian spies may get broader licence to killSYDNEY: Australia's government proposed on Thursday allowing its foreign spies to use lethal force against anyone who could jeopardise an intelligence operation, giving the spy agency more autonomy on overseas missions. Australian law currently allows agents posted abroad to use lethal force in …

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Putin defends ‘lawful’ seizure of Ukrainian ships

Putin defends 'lawful' seizure of Ukrainian shipsMOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin has insisted that Russian forces were in the right to seize three Ukrainian ships last weekend, but President Donald Trump expressed "deep concern" at Moscow's actions against a US ally. In his first extensive remarks since the confrontation at sea …

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