Friday, June 23, 2017

More than 50 people killed by series of explosions in Pakistan past 24h

Numerous attacks have rocked Pakistan on the last day of the fasting month of Ramadan. The events have already been dubbed "Pakistan's black Friday." https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/878342281736011776 Multiple blasts killed at least 40 people across Pakistan on Friday, with a suicide car bomber killing 13 in the southwestern...

Death toll from twin blasts in Pakistan rise to 37 with more than 150 wounded

Latest report of death toll from twin blasts in northwestern Pakistan has risen to 37 and with more than 150 people wounded, reported AFP news agency.  At least 37 people have been killed and more than 150 wounded when twin explosions ripped through a crowded...

South Korea successfully launched the Hyunmoo-2 Ballistic Missile

On Friday South Korea successfully launched the Hyunmoo-2 Ballistic Missile, reported on media. - NHK-A - Hyunmoo-II ballistic missiles, with a range of 300 kilometers, have been operational since 2008. Hyunmoo II ballistic missile use solid propellant and GPS/INS guidance, enabling it to hit a...

Iran ready to publish evidence US supporting ISIS

Iran is preparing to publish evidence that the US is supporting Islamic State. That's according media adviser to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Commander-in-Chief Hamid Reza Moghadam Far, in an exclusive interview with RT. https://youtu.be/gjyidn1pZls Earlier -- Iran claims to have proof of showing US alliance...

IS releases a video of destroyed al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul, saying it was destroyed by US

So called Islamic State group releases propaganda footage of destroyed al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul, and saying it was destroyed not by its militants but accusing the US for it. https://youtu.be/KDq3d7Zw2a4 The Islamic State (IS) extremists have blown up the great mosque of al-Nuri and historical minaret...

Russia fires cruise missiles at Islamic State in Syria, doesn’t inform US

Russian vessels deployed to the Mediterranean have fired cruise missiles at Daesh targets inside Syria, the Russian Defense Ministry says. Press TV told, the missiles were fired from two Russian warships and a submarine at targets inside the western Syrian province of Hama on Friday. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/878148328269250560 “As...

US-led coalition air strikes killed 472 civilians in Syria past month — monitor

US-led coalition air strikes on two Syrian provinces targeting jihadists have killed 472 civilians over the past month, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Friday, more than double a previous 30-day toll. Monitoring group said the period between May 23 and June 23 saw...

Russia fired missiles on IS targets in Syria

Russian warships fired six missiles on ISIS targets in Syria on Friday, according to state media. In a statement posted to state news agency RIA, the Defense Ministry said: "From the eastern part of the Mediterranean, the frigates 'Admiral Essen,' 'Admiral Grigorovich' and the submarine...

North Korea called US President Donald Trump a “psychopath”

North Korea on Thursday called US President Donald Trump a "psychopath" as tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier, who was evacuated in a coma from North Korean detention last week, reported AFP news agency.  Pyongyang's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said the...

US test to shot down ballistic missile failed

U.S. attempt to gauge the military's ability to shoot down medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles and counter potential threats from North Korea failed Wednesday night, according to the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Japan Ministry of Defense. At approximately 7:20 p.m local time, a medium-range ballistic...

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