‘Afghan American’ shooter kills 50 in US nightclub

ORLANDO / CAIRO / WASHINGTON: Fifty people died and another 53 were injured early Sunday when a heavily-armed gunman opened fire and seized hostages at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, police said, in the worst mass shooting in US history. Terrified survivors – who moments before were laughing and …

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CIA chief says secret 9/11 report not evidence of Saudi complicity

WASHINGTON DC: CIA chief John Brennan said Saturday that secret findings of a 2002 congressional investigation into the 9/11 attacks should not be taken as evidence of official Saudi complicity. A decision is expected soon on whether to release the classified 28-page section of the report by the House and …

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Thousands protest against drones at US base in Germany

BERLIN: Several thousand demonstrators formed a human chain along the perimeter of a US Air Force base in Germany on Saturday in protest against drone operations by the United States. The demonstration was organised by the alliance “Stop Ramstein – No Drone War”, which says the Ramstein base transmits information …

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