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Dozens killed in NE Nigeria suicide blasts: residents

Kano, Nigeria | AFP | Dozens of people were killed on Tuesday when two suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi, northeast Nigeria, residents said. “We have evacuated dozens of dead and injured people to the hospital and the rescue operation is still ongoing,” …

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Man who plotted acid attack on Kampala city lawyer remanded

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | A man said to be involved in a second acid attack against city lawyer David Tebusweke Mayinja last month, has been arraigned before Buganda Road Court and charged with conspiracy to murder and attempting to commit a felony. Nuhu Isha a driver and resident …

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Six aid workers killed in C. Africa

Bangui, Central African Republic | AFP | Unknown attackers have killed six humanitarian workers including one from the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF in the northwest of the Central African Republic, the UN said Wednesday. The world body’s Minusca mission “condemned the attack which led to the death of the …

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Two car bombings strike Somalia capital, 18 dead

  Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP |  At least 18 people were killed and 20 wounded when two car bombs exploded on Friday near the presidential palace and a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, the city’s main ambulance service said. Jihadist rebels claimed the attack. “We have so far collected …

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Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

Podgorica, Montenegro | AFP | A suicide attacker blew themself up after throwing an explosive device into the US embassy compound in Podgorica, the Montenegrin government said Thursday. Authorities in Podgorica have not released any theories as to the motive for the attack in the country which recently joined NATO …

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Indian politician killed in bomb attack ahead of polls

New Delhi, India | AFP | Four people including a candidate in upcoming state elections have been killed by a bomb while travelling in a restive northeast region of India, police said Monday. The blast tore through a car in Meghalaya state late Sunday as Jonathone N Sangma, a 43-year-old …

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Five people killed in Dagestan church shooting

Moscow, Russia | AFP | Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, officials and local media said. According to local press reports an unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at an Orthodox church in …

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