Wednesday , February 20 2019

International

11 dead, 50,000 displaced in week of Somali bloodshed – Intermittent fighting continues: OCHA

MOGADISHU, Oct 16, (AFP): A week of violent clashes between rival forces in northern Somalia has killed 11 people and forced more than 50,000 to …

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‘Radicalised by Imams’ – Germany bomb plot suspect visited Syria

BERLIN, Oct 15, (Agencies): A bomb plot suspect found hanged in his cell in Germany was in Syria two months earlier with a group of …

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Islamist militants behind ‘attacks’ – ‘New kind of conflict’

SITTWE, Myanmar, Oct 15, (RTRS): Myanmar’s government said on Friday a group inspired by Islamist militants was behind attacks on police border posts in its …

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Coalition says it ‘wrongly targeted’ Yemen funeral – Omani plane to evacuate 115 wounded from raid

RIYADH, Oct 15, (AFP): The Saudiled coalition battling Yemeni rebels said Saturday that one of its warplanes had “wrongly targeted” a funeral in the capital …

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NATO DEFENSE COLLEGE REGIONAL CENTER SET FOR KUWAIT – Key role for Kuwait in terror fight

ROME, Oct 14, (KUNA): Chief of the National Security Apparatus Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah on Friday emphasized Kuwait’s strategic role in the cooperation …

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Nigeria says 21 abducted Chibok schoolgirls released in exchange – Girls swapped for detainees, ransom or both ? — reports

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Oct 14, (AP): Twenty-one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram more than two years ago were freed Thursday in a swap …

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12 Egyptian soldiers killed

EL-ARISH, Egypt, Oct 14, (AP): Suspected Islamic militants in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula attacked an army checkpoint on Friday, killing 12 soldiers and wounding eight, according …

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Amir condoles death of Thai King Bhumibol – Tributes pour in

KUWAIT CITY/BANGKOK, Oct 13, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of condolence to Thailand’s Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn …

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Bomb plot suspect found hanged – Authorities under fire over death in custody

DRESDEN, Germany, Oct 13, (Agencies): A Syrian bomb plot suspect found hanged in his cell had not been deemed an “acute” suicide risk, German officials …

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Boko Haram releases 21 abducted Chibok girls – Two dead at Shiite processions in Nigeria

LAGOS, Oct 13, (Agencies): Jihadist group Boko Haram released 21 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls to the Nigerian government following a prisoner swap, an official in the …

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