Syria war: Russian ‘friendly fire’ kills Turkish soldiers

President Vladimir Putin has sent condolences after a Russian air strike accidentally killed three Turkish soldiers in northern Syria. The strike hit a building near the town of al-Bab, believing it to contain Islamic State (IS) fighters rather than Turkish troops, Turkey’s military said. Eleven others were wounded in the so-called friendly fire incident. They were supporting Syrian rebels who are locked in a fierce battle to try to capture al-Bab from IS fighters. Russia and Turkey, who back opposing sides in the Syrian war, have been jointly conducting air…

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Orlando mosque fire: Police arrest suspected arsonist

A 32-year-old man has been arrested over last Sunday’s fire attack on a Florida mosque, which was attended by the Orlando nightclub gunman. Joseph Michael Schreiber faces at least 30 years in prison if convicted on charges of arson with a hate crime enhancement, said authorities. The suspect allegedly made multiple anti-Muslim posts on social media. The Islamic Center of Fort Pierce was heavily damaged in the fire, which was set on the anniversary of 9/11. Omar Mateen, who occasionally went to the mosque, shot dead 49 people in Pulse…

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12 Killed, Many Injured After Terrorists Open Fire In Assam’s Kokrajhar

  HIGHLIGHTS Terrorists open fire at a market in Assam’s Kokrajhar 13 people have been killed, many injured Security forces kill one terrorist, others escape KOKRAJHAR: A dozen people were killed and many injured after two terrorists in army uniform opened fire at a crowded market near Assam’s Kokrajhar town. The terrorists came in an auto-rickshaw and started firing at a weekly market at Balajan Tiniali, around 220 km from Guwahati. One of the attackers also threw a grenade, setting off a fire at a building. Security forces killed one terrorist…

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