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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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Missile kills 18 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo- monitor

Missile kills 18 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo- monitor

Jul 21, – “The missile struck when people were still inside their homes in the Maghayir district. It killed 18 civilians, including one child, and wounded dozens of others,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. A missile fired by Syrian forces killed at least 18 civilians on Tuesday in […]

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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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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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Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 27 in Chad capital

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 27 in Chad capital

Jun 16, – At least 100 people were injured in two simultaneous attacks at around 9:00 a.m. (0400 ET) on a police headquarters and training school. It was the first strike of its kind in the central African nation, which has emerged as a firm Western ally against Islamist groups in the Sahel. Suspected Islamist […]

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Pakistan army sentences 6 Islamic militants to death

Pakistan army sentences 6 Islamic militants to death

Apr 02, – Thursday’s statement says a seventh suspect was sentenced to life imprisonment. The army did not say where the courts handed down the verdicts or how many trials they involved. Those convicted have the right to appeal. Pakistani military courts have sentenced six Islamic militants to death on charges including terrorism, murder, suicide […]

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Al Shabaab storms Kenyan university, 14 reported killed

Al Shabaab storms Kenyan university, 14 reported killed

Apr 02, – Police and soldiers surrounded and sealed off Garissa University College and were attempting to flush out the gunmen, the head of Kenya’s police force, Joseph Boinet, said. At least 14 people were reported killed on Thursday when Islamist militant group al Shabaab stormed a university campus near Kenya’s border with Somalia, taking […]

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U.S. declares Venezuela a national security threat, sanctions top officials

U.S. declares Venezuela a national security threat, sanctions top officials

Mar 10, – U.S. President Barack Obama signed and issued the executive order, which senior administration officials said did not target Venezuela’s energy sector or broader economy. But the move stokes tensions between Washington and Caracas just as U.S. relations with Cuba, a longtime U.S. foe in Latin America and key ally to Venezuela, are […]

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