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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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Saudi Arabia delivers arms to Aden airport, first landing at airport in months

Saudi Arabia delivers arms to Aden airport, first landing at airport in months

Jul 22, – “This marks the start of the airport operation,” Yemen’s Transport Minister Badr Basalma said at the airport on Wednesday, according to the Saudi-owned broadcaster Al Arabiya television. “Planes carrying humanitarian assistance are expected to arrive at the airport in the coming two days.” A Saudi Arabian military aircraft carrying arms for pro-government […]

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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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27 dead in Turkey blast near Syria border- ministry

27 dead in Turkey blast near Syria border- ministry

Jul 20, – At least 27 people were killed on Monday in an explosion in a cultural centre in the Turkish town of Suruc near the border with Syria,the interior ministry said. The cause of the blast in the town — which lies opposite the Syrian flashpoint of Kobane — was not immediately clear, though […]

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More than 400 arrested in Saudi crackdown on IS

More than 400 arrested in Saudi crackdown on IS

Jul 18, – The IS jihadist group has claimed several deadly attacks in the Sunni-dominated kingdom. Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it has broken up an Islamic State group-linked network and made more than 430 arrests, foiling new attacks on Shiite mosques and a diplomatic mission. Authorities have “managed over the past few weeks to destroy […]

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Moonshine kills at least 94 in India city slum

Moonshine kills at least 94 in India city slum

Jun 21, – The 10 men died late Saturday, three days after drinking the cheap liquor in Malvani, in Mumbai’s Malad suburb. Around 40 others were being treated in hospitals, including 15 in critical condition. Ten more people died in Mumbai from drinking tainted liquor, raising the death toll to 94 in the worst such […]

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Yemen troops kill Saudi-bound Qaeda suspects dressed as women

Yemen troops kill Saudi-bound Qaeda suspects dressed as women

Dec 13, – Another suspect and the driver were wounded in the shooting in Harad, a town 15 kilometres (nine miles) from the Saudi border, the officials said, adding that two of those killed were Saudis. Yemeni troops Saturday shot dead five Al-Qaeda suspects disguised as women who fired at a soldier during a checkpoint […]

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Indonesia rescuers use hands in search for scores missing in mudslide

Indonesia rescuers use hands in search for scores missing in mudslide

Dec 13, – Hundreds have been evacuated from around Jemblung village in the Banjarnegara regency of central Java, about 450 km (280 miles) from the capital, Jakarta, where media pictures showed a flood of orange mud and water cascading down a wooded mountainside after Friday’s disaster. A landslide destroyed a remote village in Indonesia, killing […]

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Syrian rebel hell cannons kill 300 civilians- monitoring group

Syrian rebel hell cannons kill 300 civilians- monitoring group

Dec 12, – Two-thirds of the deaths, or 203 people, were in the northern city of Aleppo where the so-called “hell cannons” have been fired on government-held districts of Syria’s second city. Syrian rebels using improvised mortar bombs made of cooking gas canisters killed 311 civilians between July and December this year, a monitoring group […]

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Modi to Putin – Russia to stay India’s top defense partner

Modi to Putin – Russia to stay India’s top defense partner

Dec 11, – Modi spoke after a one-day summit that sought to revive a relationship that peaked in the Soviet era. The two sides signed billions of dollars of deals in nuclear power, oil and defense. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that Russia will remain India’s top defense supplier, […]

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