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Extremists attack on police center in Somalia kills 5

Extremists attack on police center in Somalia kills 5

July  31, – Four attackers, including two suicide bombers, were also killed in the attack suspected to be by the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, said police Capt. Mohamed Hussein. Extremists in Somalia attacked a heavily fortified police center in the capital Sunday, killing at least five people before security forces ended the assault, police said. […]

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floods kill at least 52 people in India

floods kill at least 52 people in India

July  30, – Twenty-six deaths have been reported in Assam, where incessant downpours have damaged roads and snapped telephone cables in several districts, a government statement said. Indian authorities on Saturday tried to rescue thousands of people stranded in flooded villages after a week of heavy rain killed at least 52 people and uprooted tens […]

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At least 31 killed in India’s northeast, Bangladesh by heavy rains

At least 31 killed in India’s northeast, Bangladesh by heavy rains

July  30, – Persistent heavy rains this week have caused widespread disruption across South Asia, with at least 68 people killed in Nepal by flash floods and landslides. At least 17 people have been killed by heavy rains and flooding in the northeastern Indian state of Assam, while at least 14 people have died in […]

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Bangladesh police say 9 militants killed in raid in Dhaka

Bangladesh police say 9 militants killed in raid in Dhaka

July 26, – Dhaka’s police chief, A.K.M. Shahidul Hoque, said authorities were investigating to see which group the men belonged to, but that evidence showed they likely were from the banned local group Jumatul Mujahedeen Bangladesh. JMB is blamed for a July 1 attack in Dhaka’s Gulshan diplomatic area in which 20 people, including Italians […]

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‘At least six dead’ in suspected terror shooting at Munich mall

‘At least six dead’ in suspected terror shooting at Munich mall

July  22, – Police warned of an “acute terror” situation in the southern German city, which saw panicked shoppers fleeing the mall as armed police roamed the streets on the hunt for the attackers. At least six people are believed to have been killed in a shooting rampage in a Munich shopping centre on Friday […]

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At least 75 dead, missing in recent China flooding

At least 75 dead, missing in recent China flooding

July 20, – The figures released by the Civil Affairs Ministry come amid continuing heavy downpours that have caused havoc across usually dry regions, including the capital Beijing. Already, 576 people have been recorded as dead or missing nationwide in the first half of the year. At least 75 people in northern China have died […]

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Taiwan bus bursts into flames, killing 26, including 24 tourists from China

Taiwan bus bursts into flames, killing 26, including 24 tourists from China

July 19, – “The fire moved very fast. All 26 died,” Lu Jui-yao, an official with the National Highway Police Bureau, told reporters. The bus was carrying 24 tourists on an eight-day tour organised by a travel agency in China’s northeastern province of Liaoning, authorities said in a statement. The driver and the tour guide, […]

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UN warns of new S.Sudan fighting as humanitarian crisis grows

UN warns of new S.Sudan fighting as humanitarian crisis grows

July  13, – Fears of a humanitarian crisis were growing with aid agencies — themselves forced to restrict their work because of the security situation — saying there were shortages of food and water. The United Nations warned Wednesday of the risk of fresh fighting in South Sudan after days of deadly gun battles that […]

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At least 22 killed in Italy head-on train collision

At least 22 killed in Italy head-on train collision

July  12, – Emergency services raced to extract people from the wreckage of smashed carriages thrown across a single track into olive groves near the town of Andria, in what one witness described as an “apocalyptic scene”. At least 22 people were killed Tuesday in a head-on collision between two passenger trains in the southern […]

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Kashmir seethes as 25 killed in clashes with Indian forces

Kashmir seethes as 25 killed in clashes with Indian forces

July 11, – Paramilitary troops and police in riot gear patrolled villages and towns in the Himalayan region. Most shops were shuttered, businesses were closed, and cellphone and mobile internet services were suspended in parts of the region. But crowds ignored the clampdown and clashed with government troops in parts of the main city of […]

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