US President Donald Trump said that although the fall of Islamic State group`s five-year caliphate in Syria is positive, but the militant group still remains as a threat. As a result, the US will remain alert about the militants until the final conquest against IS. Earlier, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) raised victory flags in the Syrian town of Baghuz, IS`s last stronghold. After this, Trump asked to remain vigilant against the militants.
Million marched demanding new Brexit referendum
Another rally demanding an EU referendum over Brexit was held in central London. The organizers claimed that about 10 lac of people opposing Brexit joined the march before rallying in front of Parliament. International media has said, Labour`s deputy leader Tom Watson, Scotland`s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, London Mayor Sadiq Khan, former Tory turned independent MP Anna Soubry and former attorney general Dominic Grieve addressed at the rally. UK-based press reports said participants in the program referred the new Brexit referendum as a way to eliminate divisions among the people.
Scores die in an attack in Mali village
More than 100 people have been killed in an attack on a village situated in Mali’s Mopti region. Country`s official informed that armed men wearing traditional Dogon hunters` clothing conducted the killing with guns and machetes. The Saturday attack targeted Fulani ethnic community manifesting the increasing levels of ethnic and jihadist violence of that region.
111 farmers to contest against PM Modi
Tamil Nadu farmers set to file 111 nominations from the Varanasi Lok Sabha constituency where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is contesting in order to highlight their demands. Tamil Nadu farmers leader P Ayyakannu confirmed this news on Saturday.
Imran Khan lauds Jasinda Ardern
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan praised the humanely steps of New Zealand`s Prime Minister Jasinda Ardern after the Christchurch shooting. In a Thursday phone conversation, Khan also invited NZ PM to visit Pakistan.
Burj Khalifa lit up with Jasinda Ardern`s photo
Burj Khalifa lit up with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s picture on Friday as a tribute from the government and people of United Arab Emirates to New Zealand’s Prime Minister for handling the Christchurch aftermath with compassion and sympathy.
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