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Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Measles behind Myanmar outbreak that has killed 30

Aug 06, – The outbreak has struck the far corner of Myanmar’s northern Sagaing region, a remote and mountainous area which borders eastern India and is populated by people from the Naga tribes. Myanmar health officials have confirmed that a measles outbreak is behind the deaths of more than 30 people, mostly children, in a […]

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Boko Haram claims suicide attack in NE Nigeria

Boko Haram claims suicide attack in NE Nigeria

May 12, – The group, using the name Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), said in a statement posted on social media that the bomber “was able to detonate his explosive vest in the area of Maiduguri”. Boko Haram on Thursday claimed a suicide bomb attack that killed two police officers in northeast Nigeria, just […]

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Pressure mounts on Pakistan leader to quit as protests continue

Pressure mounts on Pakistan leader to quit as protests continue

Aug 31, – Pakistan has been gripped by unrest for more than two weeks, with protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahir ul-Qadri saying they will not back down unless Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns. On Saturday Sharif once again said he would not go. Thousands of protesters massed outside the residence of Pakistani Prime Minister […]

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Anti-Hezbollah clashes kill one Protester in Lebanon

Anti-Hezbollah clashes kill one Protester in Lebanon

June 9, BEIRUT (AP) — The official identified the man killed as a 28-year-old from the small Lebanese Option Party which had called for the anti-Hezbollah protest. He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. Clashes erupted Sunday near the Iranian embassy in Beirut between protesters opposed to Hezbollah’s participation in the Syrian […]

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Pakistan’s new Parliament sworn in, marks first civilian transfer of power

Pakistan’s new Parliament sworn in, marks first civilian transfer of power

June 01, AP – The outgoing speaker of parliament, Fehmida Mirza, administered the oath of office to incoming legislators in Islamabad on Saturday, three weeks after general elections marred by violence from militants against secular parties. Pakistan’s new parliament has been sworn in, marking the first civilian transition of power in the country’s 66 year […]

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9 detained in connection with car bombings in Turkey

9 detained in connection with car bombings in Turkey

May 12, AP – The bombings left 46 people dead and marked the biggest incident of violence across the border since the start of Syria’s bloody civil war, raising fears of Turkey being pulled deeper into the conflict. Nine Turkish citizens believed to have links to the Syrian intelligence agency have been detained in connection […]

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