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Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

Twin suicide bombing kills 70 in Baghdad’s deadliest attack this year

May 17, – Police sources said the suicide bombers were riding motorcycles and blew themselves up in a crowded mobile phone market in Sadr City, wounding more than 100 people in addition to the dead. A twin suicide bombing claimed by Islamic State killed 70 people in a Shi’ite district of Baghdad on Sunday in […]

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Gun, grenade and bomb attack kills 16 north of Baghdad

Gun, grenade and bomb attack kills 16 north of Baghdad

May 13, – The deadly raid targeted a cafe that was popular with local fans of Real Madrid football club and drew condemnation from the Spanish government. Gunmen attacked a cafe with gunfire and grenades north of the Iraqi capital and later detonated suicide belts against security forces in pursuit, officials said on Friday. The […]

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Kenya death toll after building collapse reaches 16

Kenya death toll after building collapse reaches 16

May 01, –  “The people dead from this incident is now 16,” said National Disaster Management Unit head Pius Masai. At least 16 people were killed when a six-storey residential building due for demolition collapsed in Nairobi in torrential weekend storms, local authorities said Sunday. Authorities had initially put the death toll from Friday’s building […]

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Gunmen kill 7 Pakistani policemen during polio campaign

Gunmen kill 7 Pakistani policemen during polio campaign

Apr 20, – A breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban that calls itself Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed responsibility for the attack later Wednesday. Gunmen on motorcycles shot and killed seven Pakistani police officers involved in a polio vaccination campaign in two separate attacks Wednesday in the port city of Karachi, police said. The slain officers had been […]

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Second big quake hits southern Japan in just over 24 hours

Second big quake hits southern Japan in just over 24 hours

Apr 15, – The Saturday quake triggered a tsunami advisory, although it was later lifted and no irregularities were reported at three nuclear power plants in the area, a senior government official said. A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck southern Japan early on Saturday, just over 24 hours after a quake killed nine people and injured […]

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Escalating Syria violence threatens ceasefire

Escalating Syria violence threatens ceasefire

Apr 14, – In the Swiss city, UN envoy Staffan de Mistura criticised President Bashar al-Assad’s government for hindering efforts to deliver life-saving assistance to Syrians in need. Fighting escalated on several fronts Thursday around Syria’s second city Aleppo as a Russian-backed government offensive strained a landmark ceasefire and a new round of peace talks […]

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Afghan suicide bomber ‘kills 12’ army recruits

Afghan suicide bomber ‘kills 12’ army recruits

Apr 11, – It came days after US Secretary of State John Kerry paid a visit to Kabul to underscore his support for Afghanistan’s beleaguered unity government and call on the insurgent group to resume direct peace talks. At least 12 people were killed and dozens wounded Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber attacked a […]

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Pakistani security forces kill 12 militants near Afghanistan

Pakistani security forces kill 12 militants near Afghanistan

Apr 07, – Several militants were also wounded in the attack that took place at Mangaro post in the northwestern Kurram tribal region, said the official, Javed Khan. He said security forces suffered no casualties, and that the attack was repulsed with the attackers fleeing toward Afghanistan. Dozens of suspected militants attacked a Pakistani security […]

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Protests over Israeli soldier who shot Palestinian attacker

Protests over Israeli soldier who shot Palestinian attacker

Mar 29, – Protesters, as well as some politicians on the right, criticized Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon, who has said the soldier acted inappropriately. Hundreds of protesters have rallied outside a court in support of a soldier filmed last week shooting dead a wounded Palestinian attacker in the West Bank, an incident that has proven […]

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Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Shi’ites- U.S.

Islamic State committed genocide against Christians, Shi’ites- U.S.

Mar 17, – “The fact is that Daesh kills Christians because they are Christians. Yazidis because they are Yazidis. Shi’ites because they are Shi’ites,” Kerry said, referring to the group by an Arabic acronym, and accusing it of crimes against humanity and of ethnic cleansing. The Islamic State militant group has committed genocide against minority […]

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