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Boko Haram kill 30 in twin suicide attacks in Nigeria

Boko Haram kill 30 in twin suicide attacks in Nigeria

Two female suicide bombers struck at a busy market in Nigeria on Friday, killing at least 30 people, the military said, in the latest bloodshed to hit the country’s restive northeast. The attack on Madagali, which was recaptured by Nigerian forces from Boko Haram jihadists in 2015, was the third time the town has been […]

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Car bomb outside Somali President’s Palace kills at least 10

Car bomb outside Somali President’s Palace kills at least 10

Aug  30, – Information Minister Mohamed Abdi Hayir told state radio that a meeting of security officials was under way inside one of the hotels, the SYL, at the time of blast and that one minister and some state radio journalists were injured in the attack. At least 10 people, including soldiers and civilians, were […]

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IS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

IS blasts in Syria regime heartland kill more than 148

May 23, – Seven near-simultaneous explosions targeted bus stations, hospitals and other civilian sites in the seaside cities of Jableh and Tartus, which until now had been relatively insulated from Syria’s five-year civil war. More than 148 people were killed Monday in bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, the deadliest attacks […]

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Explosions near Iranian Embassy in Beirut kill 20

Explosions near Iranian Embassy in Beirut kill 20

Nov 19, – The National News Agency says the dead include two Iranian nationals. The mid-morning blasts hit Beirut’s upscale neighborhood of Janah, a stronghold of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group. One explosion blew out the large black main gate of the Iranian mission, damaging the three-story facility. Lebanon’s news agency says 20 people have […]

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Poultry plant Fire kills 119 people in northeast China

Poultry plant Fire kills 119 people in northeast China

June 3, BEIJING (AP) — Several dozen people also were hurt in the blaze in Jilin province’s Mishazi township, which appeared to have been sparked by three early morning explosions, the official Xinhua News Agency said. The provincial fire department, on its microblog, attributed the blasts to an ammonia leak. The chemical is kept pressurized […]

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Bomb blasts, gunfire targets United Nations office in Afghan capital

Bomb blasts, gunfire targets United Nations office in Afghan capital

May 25, AP – At least two large explosions shook Kabul’s downtown district of Borj-e Sharahah at about 4 p.m. local time on Friday. At least two large blasts have been heard in the center of the Afghan capital, Kabul, apparently targeting a United Nations office. Gunfire was heard after the explosions, with the Taliban claiming […]

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Deadly blasts kill 43 in Turkish town near Syrian border

Deadly blasts kill 43 in Turkish town near Syrian border

The two explosions, just 15 minutes apart, occurred Saturday just outside the post office and town hall in Reyhanli, a hub for Syrian refugees and rebel activity in Turkey’s Hatay province. At least 43 people were killed in the blasts and around 100 injured, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said. He added that authorities were still […]

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40 dead, around 100 injured in Turkey car bombings near Syria

40 dead, around 100 injured in Turkey car bombings near Syria

May 11, ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s interior minister says the death toll in the explosions in a town across the border from Syria is around 40, according to private NTV television. Muammer Guler said Saturday around 100 other people were injured in the two car bomb explosions and that 29 of them are in […]

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