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Somali forces kill 21 al-Shabab militants

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | The Somali National Army (SNA), backed by Galmudug regional forces, foiled an attack and killed 21 al-Shabab militants in a town in central Somalia on Sunday, said SNA officials. According to the SNA, four of its soldiers, including the commander of the 13th battalion of Sector …

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40 killed in attacks in restive central Mali

Bamako, Mali | AFP |  Forty people, including nine soldiers, have been killed in a spate of attacks in central Mali, authorities said Friday, with most of the deaths caused by inter-ethnic violence in the deeply troubled region. Thirty-one people were killed in an attack overnight in Ogossagou, a village mainly …

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36 civilians killed in northern Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | AFP |  Militants killed 36 civilians when they attacked villages in northern Burkina Faso, the government said Tuesday, appealing for local volunteers to bolster its fight against jihadists. A “terrorist group” killed 32 civilians when they attacked and burned the market in Nagraogo village before killing four …

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The Rohingya militants who tipped Rakhine into crisis

Yangon, Myanmar | AFP | The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), the militant group which tipped Myanmar’s Rakhine state into a crisis, on Sunday declared a unilateral ceasefire until October 9. Deadly attacks by ARSA began on August 25, provoking weeks of operations by Myanmar’s troops and police which have sent …

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