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Syria, Assad barrel bombs kill 24, including 8 children in Aleppo

Syria, Assad barrel bombs kill 24, including 8 children in Aleppo

June 03, – At least 24 people, including eight children, were killed in government barrel bomb attacks in northern Syria on Wednesday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the deaths came in two incidents, in Aleppo province in the north of the country and Idlib province in the northwest. In […]

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UK: Government threat to close eight Muslim schools in London

UK: Government threat to close eight Muslim schools in London

Nov 22, – Britain scurries to combat extremism on its home front, eight independent Muslim schools are being threatened with closure as their education curriculum is said to expose students to radical Islamist ideology, a local newspaper reported Friday. Chief Schools Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw warned that the students in these schools could be ‚Äúvulnerable […]

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Multiple car bombs kill over 50 people in Iraq’s capital

Multiple car bombs kill over 50 people in Iraq’s capital

Oct 12, – A rash of bombings in several districts around greater Baghdad on Saturday killed more than 50 people and wounded nearly 100, unnerving the capital on what, for many, was the final day of a weeklong holiday. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives in a crowded market in Mishahda, in the rural northern […]

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30 bodies found on migrant boat near Sicily

30 bodies found on migrant boat near Sicily

June 30, – As many as 30 corpses were found on a boat packed with migrants off the coast of Sicily, Italy’s navy said on Monday after rescuing thousands of people trying to cross from North Africa over the weekend. The dead are thought to have either suffocated on the overcrowded fishing vessel or drowned, […]

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Ukraine army will push on with offensive against rebels, says defense minister

Ukraine army will push on with offensive against rebels, says defense minister

May 30, – Ukraine’s acting defense minister vowed to continue its operations in the east, a day after pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian military helicopter near the eastern city of Slovyansk, killing at least 12 servicemen. It was the deadliest loss of life for government troops since 18 were killed on May 22 around […]

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Bosnia, Serbia flooding kills many, landslides cause widescale devastation

Bosnia, Serbia flooding kills many, landslides cause widescale devastation

May 20, – Bosnia has said that more than a quarter of its 4m people had been affected by the worst floods to hit the Balkans in living memory. As if the catastrophic flooding weren’t enough, the region is also dealing with a host of other consequences from the flooding, including land mines, landslides and […]

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Bomb in Syria’s Idlib kills at least 30 pro-Assad fighters

Bomb in Syria’s Idlib kills at least 30 pro-Assad fighters

May 06, – About 30 Syrian government fighters were killed when rebels set off a bomb in a tunnel beneath a checkpoint in a northwestern province, activists said on Tuesday. Videos and images posted by opposition supporters online showed a massive plume of smoke and earth shooting into the air near a small town as […]

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Egypt police officer killed in new Cairo bomb blast

Egypt police officer killed in new Cairo bomb blast

April 19, – An Egyptian police officer was killed on Friday evening when a bomb targeting a traffic police kiosk in Cairo exploded, security officials said, the latest of such attacks. Militants have stepped up their attacks against security forces since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July and the military-installed authorities launched […]

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Weary Chileans flee as earthquake aftershocks continue

Weary Chileans flee as earthquake aftershocks continue

Apr 02, – There are about 50 aftershocks every hour. Some aftershocks are pretty strong; you can feel them – 4.5, 4.6. That gives you an idea of the uncertainty that we are living through. Aftershocks from a massive 8.2 magnitude quake that rattled northern Chile entered a third day on Thursday, basic services were […]

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Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa hits out at critics

Sri Lanka’s Mahinda Rajapaksa hits out at critics

Nov 14, – Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa has hit out at critics amid heightened scrutiny of his government’s human rights records on the eve of a Commonwealth summit hosted in Colombo. The president said his government ended killings in the country by defeating Tamil Tiger rebels in 2009. Several leaders are boycotting the event […]

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