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Last updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016 6:52:03 PM

'Russia killed 28,000 militants in Syria, third of all IS forces'
Moscow, May 25 (IANS) Since Moscow started its air operation in Syria on September 30 last year, the Russian Air Force has eliminated over a third of Islamic State fighters in the country, the deputy head of Russia's top security body revealed.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:04:03 AM

Top Muslim cleric calls for global efforts to end terrorism
Rome, May 25 (IANS/AKI) The chief imam of Cairo's prestigious Al-Azhar mosque, Ahmad al-Tayyeb, has urged nations to join forces to end the scourge of terrorism and "rivers of blood".

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:08:03 AM

Sicilian shoots dead his wife's lover during row
Catania (Italy), May 25 (IANS/AKI) A 44-year-old man allegedly killed his wife's lover in eastern Sicily with two shotgun blasts during an argument over access to their lovechild, police said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 12:03:21 AM

Roma football 'ultra' gets 26 years for rival fan's murder
Rome, May 24 (IANS/AKI) A court here on Tuesday gave a 26-year jail term to notorious Roma hooligan or 'ultra' Daniele De Santis, for the fatal shooting of a rival football fan before the 2014 Italian Cup final.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:30:04 PM

Those who don't gossip could become saints, says Pope
Vatican City, May 24 (IANS/AKI) People who are not gossips and don't speak ill of others are heading in the right direction for sainthood, Pope Francis said in a sermon on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:40:04 PM

Murray survives tough French Open first round match
Paris, May 24 (IANS) Scot Andy Murray fought hard to get through to the second round of the French Open tennis tournament beating Czech veteran Radek Stepanek 3-6, 3-6, 6-0, 6-3, 7-5 here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 9:04:04 PM

EU releases $28 mn to help Greece handle refugee crisis
Brussels, May 24 (IANS) The European Commission has awarded 25 million euros ($28 million) in emergency funding to the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) to enhance its support to the Greek authorities, a statement said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 8:20:04 PM

India continues disappointing campaign at shooting World Cup
Munich, May 24 (IANS) Continuing their poor show at the ongoing shooting World Cup, India's best Rio Olympics hopes of Jitu Rai, Gurpreet Singh, Prakash Nanjappa failed to impress in 10 metres Air Pistol, while the women -- Anjum Moudgil and Lajja Gauswami -- missed out on making the final round of Rifle 3 Positions here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:44:06 PM

French Open: Nadal cruises infirst round
Paris, May 24 (IANS) Nine-time French Open tennis champion Spaniard Rafael Nadal began his 2016 campaign with a comfortable 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Australian Sam Groth here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:10:04 PM

Berdych advances to second round of French Open
Paris, May 24 (IANS) World no. 8 Czech Tomas Berdych qualified on Tuesday for the second round of the French Open tennis tournament after beating world no. 46 Canadian Vasek Pospisil here.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 6:58:04 PM

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