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Bombs kill 29 as Nigerian leader says US hampering fight

Bombs kill 29 as Nigerian leader says US hampering fight

Jul 23, – Nigeria’s National Emergency Management Agency called Thursday for urgent blood donations to treat 105 wounded people, according to spokesman Sani Datti who said at least 29 bodies have been recovered. Bomb blasts at two bustling bus stations killed 29 people and wounded 105, officials said Thursday after Nigeria’s new president warned that […]

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21 dead as cargo ship hits party boat north of Cairo

21 dead as cargo ship hits party boat north of Cairo

Jul 23, – Five of the party were rescued from the river but at least six were still missing early on Thursday. At least 21 people celebrating an engagement were killed on the Nile north of Cairo late Wednesday when a cargo ship hit their chartered boat, medical and security sources said. Security sources said […]

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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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Two killed as blasts, gunfire rock Burundi presidential vote

Two killed as blasts, gunfire rock Burundi presidential vote

Jul 21, – Blasts and gunfire echoed around the capital before polling stations opened on Tuesday in a nation grappling with its worst crisis since a civil war ended in 2005. It has faced weeks of demonstrations, a failed coup and clashes between rebel soldiers and the army. A policeman and civilian were killed in […]

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Turkey- Blast kills 30, wounds nearly 100 near Syrian border

Turkey- Blast kills 30, wounds nearly 100 near Syrian border

Jul 20, – The midday explosion happened at a cultural center in Suruc as a political group, the Federation of Socialist Youths, was wrapping up a news conference on plans to rebuild the Syrian city of Kobani, a witness said. An explosion rocked the Turkish city of Suruc near the Syrian border on Monday, killing […]

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13 killed in three blasts in northeast Nigeria- medics

13 killed in three blasts in northeast Nigeria- medics

Jul 17, – Two people were killed in twin explosions that rocked the city, before a third moments later went off near a mosque, leaving another 11 dead, the latest attacks in the region where Boko Haram Islamists have waged an insurgency for six years. Thirteen people were killed on Friday in a triple attack […]

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Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its ‘capital’

Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its ‘capital’

Jun 23, – The Kurdish march deep into the heart of Islamic State territory follows their capture of a town on the Turkish border last week, reversing the momentum of militants who had seized major towns in both Syria and Iraq last month. Kurdish-led forces in Syria seized a town from Islamic State on Tuesday […]

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Mexico ‘lucha libre’ wrestler dies from hit in the ring

Mexico ‘lucha libre’ wrestler dies from hit in the ring

Mar 21, – Pedro Aguayo Ramirez, known as Hijo del Perro Aguayo, went limp on the ropes after a blow that appeared to have hit his neck, according to video of the match in a municipal auditorium in Tijuana. He was in a team matchup against another popular wrestling personality, Oscar Gutierrez, known as Rey […]

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Pakistan hangs 12 men in largest execution since moratorium lifted

Pakistan hangs 12 men in largest execution since moratorium lifted

Mar 17, – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted a de facto moratorium on capital punishment on Dec. 17, a day after Pakistani Taliban gunmen attacked a school and killed 132 students and nine teachers. The slaughter put pressure on the government to do more to tackle the Islamist insurgency. Pakistan hanged 12 male convicts on […]

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