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South Korea says North’s nuclear capability ‘speeding up’, calls for action

South Korea says North’s nuclear capability ‘speeding up’, calls for action

Sep 10, – North Korea conducted its biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile, ratcheting up a threat that rivals and the United Nations have been powerless to contain. South Korea’s foreign minister said on Saturday that North Korea’s nuclear capability is […]

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Al-Qaeda chief threatens thousands of 9|11 attacks

Al-Qaeda chief threatens thousands of 9|11 attacks

Addressing the United States in a video message posted Thursday on YouTube, Zawahiri blamed 9/11 on “your crimes against us”. Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri threatened the US that the September 11, 2001 attacks will be repeated “thousands of times”, in a video marking the 15th anniversary of the deadly assault. He said that if these […]

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U.S. strikes in Yemen kill 13 al Qaeda operatives- U.S. military

U.S. strikes in Yemen kill 13 al Qaeda operatives- U.S. military

Sep 07, –  All three of the strikes against the al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targets were conducted in central Yemen’s Shabwah Governorate, U.S. Central Command said in a statement. It did not specify how the strikes were carried out or the identities of those killed. The United States killed 13 al Qaeda operatives […]

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10,000th Syrian reaches US this week in resettlement program

10,000th Syrian reaches US this week in resettlement program

Aug 27, – The resettlement program has emerged as an issue in the U.S. presidential campaign, with Republican nominee Donald Trump alleging displaced Syrians pose a potential security threat. The U.S. will reach its target this week of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a year-old resettlement program, the U.S. ambassador to Jordan said […]

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Official says car bombing in eastern Libya kills 23 people

Official says car bombing in eastern Libya kills 23 people

Aug 03, – The official said the wounded were still arriving at the hospital in the aftermath of the bombing in the al-Qawarsha district on the outskirts of the city, Libya’s second largest. For the past two years, fighting has been raging in Benghazi between forces under the command of Brig. Gen. Khalifa Hifter and […]

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Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Aug  01, – How the authorities respond to the inquiry’s findings may indicate the extent to which reform is being implemented under a drive by President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, to root out human rights violations by soldiers. Nigeria’s army killed 349 people from the minority Shi’ite Muslim sect last December in a […]

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Car bomb targeting police kills 11, wounds 36 in Istanbul

Car bomb targeting police kills 11, wounds 36 in Istanbul

Jun 08, – The car was detonated as police buses passed, Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin told reporters, in the fourth major bombing in Turkey’s biggest city this year. A car bomb ripped through a police bus in central Istanbul during the morning rush hour on Tuesday, killing 11 people and wounding 36 near the main […]

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Eastern Aleppo could soon be besieged, UN warns

Eastern Aleppo could soon be besieged, UN warns

May 04, – “The horrific fighting and bombardment in recent days, especially in and around Aleppo, is creating new areas with endless suffering and no access for humanitarians,” said Jan Egeland, who heads an international humanitarian taskforce for the war-ravaged country. The Syrian government has refused a UN request for humanitarian aid access to rebel-held […]

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The Latest- MSF says Syria hospital bombing killed 50

The Latest- MSF says Syria hospital bombing killed 50

Apr 29, – The medical charity Doctors Without Borders says the death toll from the bombing of a hospital and nearby buildings in Aleppo in Syria has risen to 50, including 6 medical staff and patients. The organization, also known by its French acronym MSF, says in a Friday statement that the bombing a day […]

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Fierce bombardment in Syria’s Aleppo province kills 25

Fierce bombardment in Syria’s Aleppo province kills 25

Apr 26, – The attacks are the latest in a surge of violence in and around the city that has severely tested a February 27 ceasefire. A barrage of air strikes and shelling on Syria’s second city Aleppo and a town to its west have killed 25 civilians, emergency workers and a monitoring group said […]

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