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  • Restrictions in parts of Srinagar
  • Russia concerned by Turkish military operation in Syria, calls for restraint
  • Ex-gratia relief for civilians killed in border firing enhanced to Rs 5 lakh: J&K DyCM
  • Forward areas of 5 districts affected by sudden spurt in cross-border firing: J&K Govt
  • Cine stars, Ex MLA and hundreds of BJD and Congress workers join BJP
  • Centre confident of doubling farmers` income by 2022: Radha Mohan
  • Odisha’s export turnover to reach Rs 1 lakh crore by 2025: Samal
  • CM Biren calls for egalitarian society
  • More than 4 crores people to participate in Human Chain in Bihar tomorrow
  • Punjab selected for national award for immense use IT during polls
  • Nine die in plastic factory fire in Bawana Delhi
  • East Bengal get ready to host arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in return I-League Kolkata derby
  • Joint action plan for coastal area security: Collector
  • Philippine troops fight first clash with militants since Marawi battle, six wounded
  • Illegal construction in Shimla: JAC to convene meeting to chalk out strategy for remedial
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US forces kill Islamic State militant linked to Turkey nightclub attack

WASHINGTON, Apr 21 (Reuters) The United States disclosed on Friday a secret military ground operation to kill an Islamic State operative seen as a close associate of leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and who was linked to an attack on a Turkish nightclub that killed 39 people.
Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, who was believed to be from Uzbekistan, was killed during the ground assault near Mayadin, Syria, on April 6, said Colonel John Thomas, a spokesman for the U.S. military's Central Command.
"It was a ground operation. I think that's all we're willing to say about that," Thomas said, declining further comment. He specified that Uzbeki did not die in an airstrike.
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Nepal: Oli, Dahal to endorse NA candidate names

20 Jan 2018 | 5:04 PM

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Nepal: Tourism income hits Rs29.32b in 5 months

20 Jan 2018 | 5:01 PM

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US to expand partnerships in Indo-Pacific, counter China

20 Jan 2018 | 4:59 PM

Washington, Jan 20 (UNI) The US will expand alliances and partnerships in the Indo-Pacific to build a "networked" security architecture to ensure free access to common domains like sea routes and deter aggression and maintain stability in the region.

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