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Al Shabab

Somalia says 51 al-Shabab fighters killed in botched military base attack

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The Somali government on Tuesday confirmed that its forces killed 51 al-Shabab fighters during the latter's botched attack on the Somali National Army (SNA)...
accident

Road accident kills 11 in northern Nigeria

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Eleven people were killed and another one was injured in Nigeria's northern state of Sokoto when the vehicle they were traveling in skidded off...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Five Boko Haram militants killed in Nigerian military raids: Army spokesman

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Five Boko Haram militants were killed and several others wounded by troops who raided the hideouts of the terror group in the Nigerian northeastern...
Gunmen

7 killed in northwest Nigeria attack: official

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Seven people were killed early Sunday in a fresh attack by gunmen in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kaduna, a government official said. ...
Syria

21 Turkey-backed rebels killed in ambush in northern Syria

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At least 21 Turkey-backed rebels were killed and 10 others wounded in an ambush by the Kurdish militia in Syria's northern province of Raqqa...
Nigerian Police

Five killed, 18 abducted in mosque attack in Nigeria: police

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Nigerian police on Sunday confirmed that five worshippers were killed and 18 others abducted when gunmen attacked a congregational mosque in the country's northwestern...
Airstrikes

Nigerian military confirms 17 bandits killed in airstrikes

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The Nigerian military on Friday confirmed that 17 suspected bandits were eliminated in a series of airstrikes by troops in the country's northwest region. ...
Accidents

317 people killed through accidents in 2020 in E/R

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Three-hundred and seventeen people have been killed in road accidents in the Eastern Region between January-October 2020 and 1,925 were injured within the same...
accident

7 die in trailer-truck collision in Nigeria

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Seven people were killed and two others injured when a trailer and a truck collided along a busy highway in Kano, in northwest Nigeria,...
Court

Turkey seeks detention of 54 for alleged links to failed coup

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Turkish prosecutors issued detention warrants for 54 people over their alleged links to a network believed to be behind a coup attempt in 2016,...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Several Boko Haram militants killed in Nigerian military raid: official

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Several militants were killed by Nigerian troops in an air raid targeted at the hideouts of the Boko Haram group in Nigeria's northeast region,...
Two manchurian tiger cubs frolic at Qingdao Forest Wildlife World in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Sept. 26, 2015. Seven manchurian tiger cubs and four African lion cubs here, all of which are three months old, met with the press recently. (Xinhua/Yu Fangping) (lfj)

At least 50 people killed annually by wild animals in Tanzania: official

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At least 50 people in Tanzania are killed by wild animals annually, a senior official with Tanzania's wildlife authorities said on Monday. Mabula Nyanda, a...

Three inmates killed, 64 injured in riot at Philippine penitentiary

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Three inmates were killed and 64 others were injured on Monday in a riot at the Philippines' national penitentiary, officials said. Authorities were investigating what...
Gun Shot Dead

Man killed in U.S. Seattle near election-related celebration

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A 31-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday in U.S. Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood, according to Seattle police. Officers responded to reports of a...
Airstrikes

Nigerian military confirms several bandits killed in airstrike

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The Nigerian military on Sunday confirmed several bandits were killed in an airstrike in the country's northwestern state of Kaduna. The operation took place in...
Gunmen

5 gunmen killed in NW Nigerian state

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Five gunmen were killed following a fierce gunfight with government forces in the restive state of Katsina in northern Nigeria, the military said on...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigerian troops kill 22 Boko Haram militants

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Nigerian troops have killed 22 Boko Haram militants after ground security forces repelled the group's attacks on an army base in past few days...

Pope condemns terrorism as attempt to sow division between religions

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Recent terrorist acts in Vienna and Nice are an attempt to undermine interfaith dialogue and cooperation, Pope Francis said on Wednesday. During his weekly audience,...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigerian troops kill 75 Boko Haram militants in clearance operation

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Nigerian troops killed 75 Boko Haram militants in about a month's time in an ongoing operation in the restive northeast region, an official confirmed...
Bridge Collapse

Seven workers killed in Tianjin railway bridge collapse

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Seven railway workers were killed and five injured on Sunday when a railway bridge collapsed in the northern Chinese port city of Tianjin,...
Militants

Top militant commander killed by security forces in Kashmir

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A top militant commander was killed by security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir on Sunday, police said. Saifullah Mir was commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, the...
Covid

US stocks fall amidst election uncertainty and coronavirus spike

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US stocks fell on Wednesday, experiencing one the worst days in months amidst uncertainty over the upcoming election and a rise in the number...
Paul Biya

Cameroon declares day of national mourning to honour killed children

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Saturday will be a day of national mourning in Cameroon after unknown gunmen killed seven children during a school attack, President Paul Biya has...
Afghanistan occupation by United States military coming up on 16 years

UN: 30 per cent fewer civilian casualties in Afghanistan this year

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Thirty per cent fewer civilians were killed or wounded in Afghanistan's long-running conflict in the first nine months of this year compared to the...
bomb blast

Seven children killed in Pakistani Islamic school bombing

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A bomb ripped through the main study hall of an Islamic school in north-western Pakistan on Tuesday, killing seven children and wounding scores...
Antonio Guterres

UN chief shocked at attack on school in Cameroon

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Sunday expressed shock at Saturday's horrific attack on a school in Kumba in Cameroon's Southwest region, in which several...
Political Vigilantism

Guinean government says seven killed in post-election violence

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Violent clashes between police and opposition protesters in Guinea after Sunday's presidential election has left seven dead and many injured, Albert Damantang Camara, minister...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigeria says 7 bandits killed in military operations

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Nigerian authorities on Thursday confirmed a notorious arms trafficker and six bandits killed in different military operations across the country in the past week. ...
Political Vigilantism

9 killed in Nigeria communal clash – police

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Nigerian police authorities on Saturday confirmed that nine people were killed and several others wounded in a communal clash in the country's Delta State. ...
Nigerian Army Bokoharam

Nigerian military confirms Boko Haram fighters killed in airstrikes

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The Nigerian military confirmed Friday that an unknown number of Boko Haram fighters were killed in airstrikes around Tudun Wulgo and Tumbun Gini in...