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Several Boko Haram militants killed in Nigerian military airstrike: official

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Several Boko Haram militants were killed following an airstrike by the Nigerian military in the country's northeastern state of Borno, said an official on...
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59 terrorists killed in northern Mozambique

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The Defense and Security Forces of Mozambique (FDS) announced Wednesday that 59 terrorists were killed over the past week in the country's northern province...
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Afghans slam violence as 44 killed following prisoners swap

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At least 44 fighters, with the majority of them Taliban militants, have been killed in the country over the past 24 hours since the...
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118 killed in South Sudan clashes

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At least 118 people have been killed in clashes between armed civilians and government forces carrying out a disarmament exercise in the northern Tonj...
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Gunmen kill 13 in central Nigeria attack

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Thirteen people were killed early Monday in a shooting spree by some unknown gunmen in Nigeria's north-central state of Benue, the police said. ...
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Iran warns foreign powers against interference after Lebanon blast

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Iran's Foreign Ministry on Monday warned foreign powers not to interfere in Lebanon's affairs after the country's capital suffered a massive explosion at the...
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Eleven members of one family killed in Panama flood

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Eleven members of the same family were killed during a flood in Panama on Sunday, according to the country's civil protection authorities. The Bejuco river...

Man killed by suspected militants in eastern Indonesia

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A farmer was killed by suspected Islamic militants in Indonesia's Central Sulawesi province over the weekend, police said on Monday. Two farmers were on...
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Nigerian police kill eight gunmen in crossfire

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At least eight gunmen have been killed in a combat operation by police in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina, a police spokesman said on...
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20 killed in random shooting in Burkina Faso

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Twenty people were killed and many others injured as gunmen randomly fired on a crowd in a livestock market on Friday in eastern...

At least 21 killed in attack in five villages in central Nigeria

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Unknown gunmen killed at least 21 people during an attack on five villages in central Nigeria, police said Friday. At least three others were injured...
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21 killed in gunmen attack in northern Nigeria: police

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At least 21 people have been killed and many others injured in an attack carried out by gunmen in northern Nigeria between Wednesday...
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UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan

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The Security Council on Wednesday condemned Monday's terrorist attack that took place at a prison complex in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, which resulted in at least...
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Indian PM Modi expresses shock, sadness at Beirut blast

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed shock and sadness at the explosion in Lebanon's Beirut city killing scores of people. "Shocked and saddened...
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Airstrikes kill 15 pro-government fighters in eastern Syria

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A total of 15 pro-government fighters were killed by airstrikes in eastern Syria on Monday, a war monitor reported Tuesday. The airstrikes targeted the positions...
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Landslides kill eight as Nepal monsoon death toll climb to 193

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Landslides caused by monsoon rain on Monday killed at least eight construction workers in central Nepal, officials said. Bhagawati Nepal, deputy mayor of the affected...

Five al-Shabab militants killed in southern Somalia

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The Somali National Army (SNA) on Sunday killed 5 al-Shabab militants during an operation in the southern region of Lower Juba. Isma'il Abdi Malik Malin,...
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Six young shepherds killed in explosive device blast in Burkina Faso

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At least six young herders were killed and four injured on Saturday in a blast of an improvised explosive device in northern Burkina Faso,...
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Scores of travelers kidnapped in Nigeria: source

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Scores of travellers were kidnapped by gunmen early Thursday along an expressway between Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and the north-central city of Kaduna, security...
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Toxic liquor believed to have killed 21 in India

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At least 21 people have died after allegedly consuming illegally-brewed poisonous alcohol in India's northern state of Punjab, prompting authorities to order an investigation,...
Palestinian Hamas militants take part in a parade to mark the 11th anniversary of the Israeli assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin in Gaza city, on March 22, 2015. (Xinhua/Wissam Nassar)

Afghan forces kill 7 militants in northern Faryab province

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Seven militants have been killed and five others injured as a clash erupted in Dawlat Abad district of Afghanistan's northern Faryab province on Thursday,...
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Man accused of blasphemy shot dead in Pakistani courtroom

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A man charged under Pakistan's controversial blasphemy law has been shot dead as he stood trial in a courtroom, police said on Wednesday. The man...
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Suspected robbers gun down rubber tapper at Dompim

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About 10 unidentified armed men at about 0745 hours on Friday attacked a gold dealer at James Town, located at the outskirt of Dompim...
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CSOs demand justice for old lady killed for alleged witchcraft

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Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) working to promote children and women’s rights have condemned the beating to death of an old lady at Kafaba,...
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Kenyan police officer killed, 3 others injured in foiled al-Shabab attack in border region

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A Kenyan police officer was killed and three others were injured on Wednesday evening following a foiled attack by al-Shabab militants in Garissa county...
TOPSHOT - A member of the Nigerian Armed Forces Sniper Unit wearing a ghillie suit takes part in an exercise during the African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) military demonstration held at General Ao Azazi barracks in Gwagwalada on April 17, 2018. - The African Land Forces Summit (ALFS) is a weeklong seminar held in Nigeria, bringing together land forces from across Africa to discuss and develop cooperative solutions and improve transregional security and stability. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP) (Photo credit should read STEFAN HEUNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

3 troops, 17 gunmen killed in clashes in northern Nigeria

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Three government troops and 17 gunmen were killed in an encounter in Jibia, Katsina state, in northern Nigeria over the weekend, military spokesman Bernard...
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Six al-Shabab militants killed in operation in southern Somalia

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Somali National Army (SNA) backed by Jubaland state forces killed six al-Shabab extremists on Saturday in a security operation on the outskirts of Kismayo,...

Amid police brutality protests, Latina moms fight in memory of sons

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Rosa Moreno had heard many stories in her neighbourhood about mothers whose sons were killed by police. Their pain seemed unspeakable. Their cases left a...
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Nigerian military airstrikes kill scores of gunmen in NW region

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Scores of gunmen were killed following airstrikes by the Nigerian military targeting a notorious camp inside a forest in the restive northwest region, an...
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Egypt court upholds prison sentences for outlawed Muslim Brotherhood members in violence case

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An Egyptian court turned down on Saturday an appeal by Muslim Brotherhood member Mahmoud Makawi Afifi, upholding a 20-year prison sentence by a criminal...