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More than 1,000 schools destroyed by Boko Haram this year- UN

More than 1,000 schools destroyed by Boko Haram this year- UN

Nov 16, – Lanzer, who became the UN envoy to central Africa’s restive Sahel region in July, said the targeted schools were in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, the four countries most affected by the extremist uprising. Boko Haram Islamists have destroyed an estimated 1,100 schools this year in their stronghold region surrounding Lake Chad, […]

November 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
HWPL’s Monument to the Success of the WARP Summit, erected in El Salvador

HWPL’s Monument to the Success of the WARP Summit, erected in El Salvador

Santa Tecla, El Salvador – On November 10th 2015, Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) caught the interest of those who seek peace by unveiling a Peace Monument and establishing a Peace Park in Santa Tecla, where the scars of civil war are yet to be healed. The unveiling was followed by a […]

November 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Thousands protest in Kabul over decapitation of Shiite Hazaras

Thousands protest in Kabul over decapitation of Shiite Hazaras

Nov 11, – Demonstrators gathered in west Kabul and walked through the rain bearing the coffins draped in green to the gates of the presidential palace, where organisers said they were planning to stage a sit-in until their demands were met by the government. Thousands of protesters marched coffins containing the decapitated bodies of seven […]

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Shootings at Mexico cockfight, football field kill 14

Shootings at Mexico cockfight, football field kill 14

Nov 10, – Twelve people were killed, including two minors, and five others were wounded when a gunfight erupted between armed civilians at Sunday night’s cockfight in Cuajinicuilapa, the state prosecutor’s office said. A weekend of violence killed at least 16 people in Mexico’s troubled southern state of Guerrero as shootings erupted at a cockfight […]

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72-year-old Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli forces

72-year-old Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli forces

Nov 06, – The Israeli army shot dead two Palestinians on Friday, one an elderly woman accused of trying to run over soldiers in the occupied West Bank and the other a man who took part in a violent Gaza Strip protest, hospital officials said. Separately, three Israelis were wounded in the West Bank, two […]

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British Prime Minister David Cameron says ISIS likely blew up Russian airliner

British Prime Minister David Cameron says ISIS likely blew up Russian airliner

Nov 05, – British Prime Minister David Cameron, contradicting officials in Russia and Egypt, said Thursday it appeared probable that terrorist bombers took down a tourist flight. “We don’t know for certain that it was a terrorist bomb,” Cameron said at his 10 Downing St. office. “There’s still an investigation taking place in Egypt.” But […]

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At least 36 dead in S.Sudan air crash

At least 36 dead in S.Sudan air crash

Nov 04, – At least 36 people were killed on Wednesday when a Soviet-era Antonov plane crashed just after take-off from South Sudan’s capital Juba. Police and rescue workers recovered the bodies of men, women and children among the wreckage of the An-12 cargo plane, which crashed into a farming community on an island in […]

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Woman stoned to death for ‘adultery’ in Taliban controlled Afghanistan

Woman stoned to death for ‘adultery’ in Taliban controlled Afghanistan

Nov 04, – A young Afghan woman was stoned to death after being accused of adultery, officials said Tuesday, a medieval punishment apparently recorded in a video that harks back to the dark days of Taliban rule. The 30-second clip run in Afghan media shows a woman in a hole in the ground as turbaned […]

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At least 12 killed as Al Shebab gunmen attack Somalia hotel

At least 12 killed as Al Shebab gunmen attack Somalia hotel

Nov 01, – At least 12 people were killed in the Somali capital on Sunday after Shebab gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their way inside a hotel, police said. The Al-Qaeda linked Shebab claimed responsibility for the dawn attack at the Sahafi hotel, which is popular with members of parliament, government […]

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Egypt, ISIS brought down Russian plane, reportedly killing all 224 people on board

Egypt, ISIS brought down Russian plane, reportedly killing all 224 people on board

Oct 31, – A Russian charter plane carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula Saturday, killing all on board, Egyptian officials said. The Islamic State group affiliate in Egypt claimed that it downed the plane, without saying how, but there has been no official word on the cause of the […]

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