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Islamic State militants claim bomb attack in Libyan capital

Islamic State militants claim bomb attack in Libyan capital

Mar 12, – A bomb placed under a police car close to the Foreign Ministry in central Tripoli caused damage, local security spokesman Essam Naas said, and one officer was slightly wounded. Islamic State militants claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on a police station in the Libyan capital on Thursday in a statement posted […]

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Eleven feared dead in US military helicopter crash

Eleven feared dead in US military helicopter crash

Mar 11, – The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was reported missing Tuesday around 8:30 pm (0030 GMT Wednesday) near Eglin Air Force Base. The area was under heavy fog. Seven US Marines and four aircrew were feared dead Wednesday after an army helicopter crashed during a night training exercise in Florida, military officials said. A […]

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IS in major assault on Syria border town

IS in major assault on Syria border town

Mar 11, – “Fighters from the Islamic State group started a huge assault towards Ras al-Ain and were able to take over a village nearby,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Islamic State jihadist group launched a major offensive Wednesday to try to capture a strategic town on the Syrian-Turkish border, leaving dozens […]

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Former Indian PM Singh faces charges in coal scandal

Former Indian PM Singh faces charges in coal scandal

Mar 11, – The charges, which also include breach of trust, come despite the Central Bureau of Investigation finding no prosecutable evidence against Singh or others embroiled in the case. A special court on Wednesday charged former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh with corruption and criminal conspiracy for his alleged role in a multibillion dollar […]

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Suicide car bombing kills civilian, wounds 25 Egyptian police in Sinai

Suicide car bombing kills civilian, wounds 25 Egyptian police in Sinai

Mar 10, – The violence comes days ahead of an investment conference in the resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, 340 km (210 miles) south of al-Arish, that Egypt hopes will project an image of stability and attract billions of dollars. A suicide car bomber killed a civilian and wounded 25 Egyptian policemen when he tried to […]

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Dozens killed in Afghanistan fighting as foreign troops head home

Dozens killed in Afghanistan fighting as foreign troops head home

Dec 13, – In Kabul on Saturday, a bomb ripped through a bus carrying soldiers in Kabul, killing at least seven of them, mangling the vehicle and sending a column of black smoke over the capital. “A suicide bomber on foot detonated his explosives at the door of a bus carrying army soldiers,” said Hashmat […]

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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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London hit by air traffic control computer failure

London hit by air traffic control computer failure

Dec 12, – The 35-minute shutdown caused flight delays in and out of London and flight slowdowns in other parts of Europe that officials said would linger into Saturday. The airspace over London was briefly closed Friday afternoon due to what authorities said was a computer failure at one of Britain’s two air traffic control […]

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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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