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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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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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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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Chad’s capital rocked by deadly blasts

Chad’s capital rocked by deadly blasts

Jun 15, – At least 23 people were killed in the twin blasts in N’Djamena, alongside four suspected Boko Haram attackers, Chadian Information Minister Hassan Sylla Bakari announced Monday. Suicide bombers on motorcycles have attacked the police headquarters and the police academy in N’Djamena, killing dozens and wounding many more. The attackers were Boko Haram […]

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U.N. envoy says invited Syria opposition fighters to Geneva talks

U.N. envoy says invited Syria opposition fighters to Geneva talks

Apr 05, – “A category of commanders has been invited, and I will not go beyond that,” he said. U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited the leaders of opposition armed factions to consultations that he launched in Geneva on Tuesday, he told a news conference. He also said the rise of the Islamic […]

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Al-Qaida Indian branch- US drones kill 2 leaders in Pakistan

Al-Qaida Indian branch- US drones kill 2 leaders in Pakistan

Apr 12, – In an audio message released Sunday, Usama Mahmood identified the dead as deputy chief Ahmed Farooq and Qari Imran, in charge of the group’s Afghan affairs. Mahmood says a Jan. 5 drone strike in North Waziristan killed Imran, while a later drone strike killed Farooq. A spokesman for al-Qaida’s new Indian branch […]

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Man shot at New Orleans international airport

Man shot at New Orleans international airport

Mar 21, – Richard White, 62, walked up to the checkpoint, pulled out a can of the insecticide and began spraying both agents and passengers standing in line, said Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand. He then pulled a machete from the waistband of his pants and began swinging it around him. A TSA agent blocked […]

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Gunmen kill former lawyer for Pakistani doctor who aided CIA

Gunmen kill former lawyer for Pakistani doctor who aided CIA

Mar 17, – A senior police officer Shakir Khan says unidentified assailants shot and killed Samiullah Khan Afridi Tuesday in the northwestern city of Peshawar before fleeing. Police say a former lawyer for the Pakistani doctor who helped the U.S. find Osama bin Laden has been killed by gunmen in the country’s northwest. The lawyer […]

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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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