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One dead, 26 wounded as rockets hit Turkish town near Syrian border

One dead, 26 wounded as rockets hit Turkish town near Syrian border

Apr 24, – Two rockets struck houses in a poor neighbourhood near the town centre in the morning. Sixteen people were injured and Turkish soldiers near the border returned fire into Syria, security sources said. Rockets pounded the Turkish town of Kilis near the Syrian border on Sunday, a Reuters witness reported, killing one person […]

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Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 15 near Afghan market

Suicide bomber on motorcycle kills 15 near Afghan market

Jul 22, – No one claimed responsibility, but Taliban militants have regularly use suicide bombers to attack Afghan government and foreign troops in the area. A suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed at least 15 people and wounded 38 near a busy marketplace in northwest Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said. The main target was believed […]

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Nigeria’s Buhari vows to recover ‘stolen’ oil money

Nigeria’s Buhari vows to recover ‘stolen’ oil money

Jul 22, – The 72-year-old head of state, in Washington for talks with US officials, alleged that 250,000 barrels of crude were being stolen every day, with the profits going into individual bank accounts. Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to recover “mind-boggling” amounts of stolen oil money and bring those responsible to book, his […]

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Russian investigators seek clues on plane crash

Russian investigators seek clues on plane crash

Nov 18, – The plane belonging to the Tatarstan Airlines crashed Sunday while trying to land at its home port in the Russian city of Kazan, the capital of the oil-rich province of Tatarstan. The son of the provincial governor was among the victims. Russian investigators are combing through the charred fragments of a Boeing […]

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Iraqi officials say 20 dead many injured in fresh bombings in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say 20 dead many injured in fresh bombings in Baghdad

May 30, BAGHDAD (AP) – Iraq is facing its most relentless wave of bloodshed since the 2011 U.S. military withdrawal, deepening fears that the country is heading back toward the widespread sectarian fighting that pushed it to the brink of civil war in the years after the invasion. A series of bomb explosions in Iraq, […]

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