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Ugandan tribal king arrested after clashes kill 55

Ugandan tribal king arrested after clashes kill 55

Ugandan tribal king arrested Sunday after fierce clashes between security forces and a separatist militia they believe is linked to him killed 55, police said. Heavy fighting broke out Saturday in the western town of Kasese, home to King Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Rwenzururu kingdom, when his royal guards attacked patrolling security forces, killing […]

November 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Four police officers killed in Somalia suicide car bombing

Four police officers killed in Somalia suicide car bombing

Oct 18, – “Many militants have entered the town. Heavy fighting is taking place,” police major Nur Osman told Reuters. Afgoye is about 30 kilometers southwest of the capital Mogadishu. A suicide attacker rammed a bomb-laden car into a police station in the Somali town of Afgoye on Tuesday, killing at least four police officers, […]

October 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Clashes north of Aleppo kill 120 Syrian regime, rebel fighters- monitor

Clashes north of Aleppo kill 120 Syrian regime, rebel fighters- monitor

Feb 05, – The Britain-based monitor said rebels had regained control of more than half of the town of Ratyan in the fierce clashes, leaving about 60 opposition fighters and 60 regime forces dead. More than 120 members of Syrian regime forces and rebels were killed Friday in heavy fighting for a town north of […]

February 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Aid group makes dramatic plea, day after 65 killed in Yemen

Aid group makes dramatic plea, day after 65 killed in Yemen

Aug 22, – Doctors Without Borders also said it was unable to reach the hospitals in Taiz, Yemen’s third largest city, where fighting intensified on Thursday. A leading international aid group on Friday made a dramatic appeal to Yemen’s warring factions to halt attacks on civilians, a day after heavy fighting in a key city […]

August 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria miss deadline

Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria miss deadline

Oct 29, – The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog disclosed for the first time in a report obtained by The Associated Press that Syria has declared 41 facilities at 23 chemical sites where it stored approximately 1,300 tons of precursors and agents, and over 1,200 unfilled munitions to deliver them. International inspectors overseeing […]

October 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15

Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15

Sep 21, – Government troops backed by allied militiamen have stormed a predominantly Sunni village in central Syria killing at least 15 people, while opposition forces began an offensive near Aleppo to try to cut the army’s supply route to the northern city, activists said Saturday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the […]

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