Russian, Turkish troops wounded in bomb attack in Syria’s Idlib Jul 15, 2020 0 499 12345 DPAMoscow/IstanbulSeveral Russian and Turkish troops were wounded in a bomb attack during a joint patrol in Syria’s north-western Idlib region on Tuesday, the Russian military said in a statement.“There is no threat to their lives,” it said, adding that such patrols would be discontinued for the present time.Three Russian troops and multiple Turkish troops were wounded in the attack, Russia said, without disclosing the number of Turkish troops.A convoy of Russian and Turkish vehicles was hit by a car bomb, Turkey’s Defence Ministry said, blaming the attack on “terrorists” without naming any specific group.“Two vehicles sustained partial damage, there was no loss of life,” the ministry said, without saying if anyone was injured.Turkey is committed to continuing joint patrols with Russia after necessary security measures are taken, Turkey added.The patrols were initially focused on a secure corridor along the strategic M4 east-west highway. Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Third of Bangladesh underwater as monsoon drenches region Jul 15, 2020 0 415 Libya tensions rise after Egypt threat to intervene Jul 15, 2020 0 439 House-to-house check on COVID-19 patients in Philippines Jul 15, 2020 0 1321 Indian state of Bihar to go into lockdown: Deputy chief minister New Delhi The northern Indian state of Bihar, which has a population around 125 million people, will go into a 15-day coronavirus lockdown to combat coronavirus, its deputy chief minister said Tuesday. “Bihar .. Three Pakistani soldiers killed in militant attack Islamabad Militants on Tuesday opened fire on Pakistani security forces, killing three soldiers and wounding eight others in the country’s troubled southwest, the military said. The incident took place near Gichak .. Two men executed in Iran after bomb attack Tehran Two men have been executed in Iran after a bomb attack in the city of Mahabad in West Azerbaijan province in 2010, the local judicial agency said, according to the ISNA news agency. Both were hanged in the provincial .. Ethiopia partially restores internet after two-week shutdown AFP Addis Ababa Ethiopia on Tuesday partially restored internet connectivity two weeks after taking the entire country offline in response to protests and ethnic violence prompted by the murder of a pop singer. Wifi .. US forces pull out of five military bases in Afghanistan DPA Kabul American troops have withdrawn from five military bases in Afghanistan based on provisions of an agreement Washington signed with the Taliban late in February, both sides confirmed on Tuesday. The two sides .. Iran reports 179 new virus deaths Tehran Iran on Tuesday reported 179 new deaths from the novel coronavirus as authorities announced a decision to once more shutter some businesses in the capital to contain the virus’ resurgence. Health ministry .. Algeria reports 527 new coronavirus cases, highest daily record DPA Algiers Algeria has recorded 527 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, health authorities said, the highest single-day increase in the North African country. In recent weeks, the number of infections in ..