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Dubai hotel fire, Inferno at 63-storey Downtown hotel near Burj Khalifa

Dubai hotel fire, Inferno at 63-storey Downtown hotel near Burj Khalifa

Jan 01, – Investigators in Dubai are trying to work out what caused a massive fire at a downtown skyscraper just hours before New Year’s celebrations. The huge blaze started around 17:30 GMT on Thursday and quickly shot up the 63-storey Address Hotel in the heart of the Gulf metropolis, covering nearly the entire structure […]

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Crowd cheers as woman is brutally caned for crime of Affectionate Contact

Crowd cheers as woman is brutally caned for crime of Affectionate Contact

Dec 30, – A crowd cheered as a young woman screamed in agony as she was repeatedly caned in punishment for being in ‘close proximity’ to a man she wasn’t married to. Nur Elita, 20, had to be removed from Baiturrahumim Mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, in an ambulance after she was brutally punished for […]

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Suicide bombing kills 26, wounds 45 in northwestern Pakistan

Suicide bombing kills 26, wounds 45 in northwestern Pakistan

Dec 29, – A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a government office in a northwestern Pakistani city on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and wounding 45 in an attack claimed by a breakaway Taliban group. The bombing took place in the city of Mardan, outside the regional office of the National Database and […]

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43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

43 Dead across 7 US states after week of devastating tornadoes, flooding and storms

At least 42 people were killed across seven states since Wednesday following days of severe weather, including flash floods in Illinois and tornadoes in Texas. The Marion County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office said five people were killed Saturday as a major storm system brought flash flooding and blizzard conditions to parts of the United States. In […]

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US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

US storms, 14 People Killed, At Least 40 Injured In trail of destruction

Dec 25, – Recovery crews and utility workers began cleaning up widespread damage on Thursday left by severe storms that spawned tornadoes across six states in the U.S. South and Midwest, killing at least 14 people and destroying scores of homes. Emergency declarations were issued in Mississippi and Tennessee, the two states hardest hit by […]

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Fire sweeps through Saudi hospital wards, killing 25, over 100 injured

Fire sweeps through Saudi hospital wards, killing 25, over 100 injured

Dec 24, – A fire at a hospital in Saudi Arabia killed 25 people and injured more than 100 others as it ripped through the intensive care unit and the maternity ward before dawn, the Saudi civil defense agency said. Details of the fire and its victims were scant, but photographs published on Twitter by […]

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India to lower age for trying youth for heinous crimes to 16

India to lower age for trying youth for heinous crimes to 16

Dec 22, – Indian lawmakers voted Tuesday to lower to 16 from 18 the age at which a person can be tried as an adult for heinous crimes following anger over the release of one of the attackers in a fatal 2012 gang rape. The man was short of his 18th birthday when he and […]

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ISIS are afraid of being killed by women, Christian female fighters taking on jihadis

ISIS are afraid of being killed by women, Christian female fighters taking on jihadis

Dec 14, – The barbaric Islamic State (ISIS) are afraid of girls, female Kurdish soldiers driving the terror group back in northern Syria have claimed. The women, mostly in their early twenties, say the rare spectacle of female fighters can be an advantage against the vile group because if they are killed by girls they […]

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Fifty Afghan security forces, civilians killed in Taliban airport siege

Fifty Afghan security forces, civilians killed in Taliban airport siege

Dec 10, – The last of 11 Taliban insurgents who infiltrated Kandahar airport was killed late on Wednesday, more than 24 hours after the attack was launched, the Defense Ministry said, with the death toll among civilians and security forces rising to 50. The attack on one of the largest air bases in Afghanistan coincided […]

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Triple suicide attack ‘kills 27 on Lake Chad island’

Triple suicide attack ‘kills 27 on Lake Chad island’

Dec 06, – “Three suicide bombers blew themselves up in three different places at the weekly market on Loulou Fou, an island in Lake Chad,” the source in the capital N’Djamena told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity. A triple suicide bombing on an island in Lake Chad on Saturday killed at least 27 people […]

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