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128 dead in Nigeria state capital

128 dead in Nigeria state capital

Oct 29, – A 5-hour battle between Islamic extremists and army troops in the capital of Yobe state killed at least 127 people, all but two combatants, according to reports from army and police officers that raise doubts about military claims that they have the upper hand in Nigeria’s fight to halt an Islamic uprising […]

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Gunmen kill 15 Libyan soldiers

Gunmen kill 15 Libyan soldiers

Oct 05,  –  Gunmen attacked a Libyan military post southeast of the capital Tripoli early Saturday, killing 15 soldiers, an official and Libya’s state news agency said. The attackers rode vehicles topped with machineguns, the military official said. The highway between the towns of Tarhuna and Bani Walid, on which the post was located, was […]

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Environmentalist protest swells as Turkish police leaves Taksim square

Environmentalist protest swells as Turkish police leaves Taksim square

June 01, AP – Turkish police fired tear gas and water cannons for a second day on Saturday at protestors as they approached Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. who is serving a third term in office, insisted that police would stem protests. Police in Istanbul have for a second day fired tear gas […]

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Ugandan police halt media work shut down media houses, silence radio stations

Ugandan police halt media work shut down media houses, silence radio stations

May 22, AP – A police raid at two Ugandan newspapers, The Daily Monitor and Red Pepper, went into a second day on Tuesday ( 21.05.2013) and journalists working for these two dailies were again barred from accessing their offices. Two radio stations have also been taken off the air. Ugandan journalists say their right […]

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