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Hillary Calinton Captures historic nomination

PHILADELPHIA — The Democrats  Convention formally nominated Hillary Clinton for president , making history by choosing a woman to be the first President of United States of America. Former secretary of state, New York senator and first lady Mrs Clinton wants to be the first woman president in US history and to do that she will have to beat Republican Donald Trump in the general election in November.

 
 
 
Islamic State leader Saad Emarati 'killed in Afghanistan'

KABUL:Most important commander of Islamic State militant group has been killed in a military operation in Nangarhar. Saad Emarati was one of the founders of the IS group's Afghanistan-Pakistan branch, and led several attacks against the Taliban and the government. Emarati was formerly a Taliban commander, but switched allegiance to IS following the death of Mullah Omar, the Taliban founder.

 
 
 
19 killed in knife attack at Japan care home

TOKYO: Nineteen people were killed in a knife attack at a care centre for people with mental disabilities in the Japanese city of Sagamihara. A 26-year-old man who said he was a former employee of the facility later turned himself in at a police station, admitting to officers: “I did it.” He also said: “The disabled should all disappear.”


 
 
 
Two attackers, one hostage killed in France church attack

PARIS: A priest has been killed in an attack by two armed men at his church near Rouen in northern France,police also killed the attackers. The armed men entered the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during Mass, taking the priest, two nuns and several churchgoers hostage. There was no immediate indication of the identity or motive of the hostage-takers.

 
 
 
Turkish military coup attempt fails,265 killed Erdogan returns

ISTANBUL: ( REUTERS) Forces loyal to Turkey's government fought  to crush the last remnants of a military coup attempt which collapsed after crowds answered President Tayyip Erdogan's call to take to the streets and dozens of rebels abandoned their tanks. More than 265 people  were killed.

 
 
 
At least 84 dead in France truck attack

NICE: At least 84 people were killed, including 10 children, when a truck drove into a crowd watching a fireworks display in Nice for Bastille Day. The driver ploughed on for 2km (1.2 miles) on the Promenade des Anglais at about 23:00 local time, before being shot dead by police. Police  found guns and grenades inside the lorry.

 
 
 
Istanbul Ataturk airport attack: 41,killed,240, injured

ISTANBUL: A triple suicide bombing and gun attack at Istanbul's Ataturk airport has killed at least 40 people and 240 people including foreigners were injured. Three attackers arrived in a taxi and began firing at the terminal entrance. They blew themselves up after police fired back.

 
 
 
Hillary Clinton 'secures Democratic nomination'

WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic nomination for US president after reaching the required number of delegates. The count puts Mrs Clinton on 2,383 - the number needed to make her the presumptive nominee.

 
 
 
Mullah Haibatullah:New Taliban chief

KABUL: The Afghan Taliban have announced a new leader to replace Mullah Akhtar Mansour who was killed in a US drone strike. He was chosen at a meeting of Taliban leaders.

 
 
 
Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Mansour killed in US air strike

WASHINGTON: A US air strike has killed Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour. A drone targeted his vehicle in a remote area of Pakistan near the Afghan border.