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Daily Archives: October 25, 2016

Takfiri militants kill 14 in Kenya guesthouse bombing

At least 14 people have been killed and 147 others injured in a bomb attack by Somalia’s Takfiri militants on the town of Mandera in northeast Kenya. Kenyan media quoted police as saying that suspected militants from the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group were behind the attack that targeted a guesthouse on Tuesday. “We have found ...

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UN urges Myanmar to probe recent violence against Rohingyas

The UN has called on Myanmar to investigate new reports of human rights violations, including the killing of unarmed people and torching of rural settlements in the Muslim-majority Rakhine state.   Myanmar deployed troops to Rakhine earlier this month following alleged attacks on police posts along the border with Bangladesh, which authorities blamed on Rohingya Muslims. ...

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Syrian army soldiers, allies recapture areas in northern Hama

Syrian army units, backed by pro-government volunteer fighters, have managed to wrest control over a number of areas in the northern part of the country’s western province of Hama following separate skirmishes with Takfiri militants. An unnamed military source told Syria’s official news agency SANA that Syrian soldiers and their ...

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Iran, Bosnia sign economic MoU

Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the promotion of business cooperation and mutual investment. The document was signed by the countries’ officials in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the visiting chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bakir Izetbegović, ...

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France begins razing infamous ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais

French police are being deployed as authorities begin dismantling the “Jungle” refugee camp in Calais amid reports of scuffles with the settlers.  Demolition workers on Tuesday started tearing down the grimy slum, where some 6,000 to 8,000 refugees, including 1,200 children, mainly from Afghanistan, Sudan and Eritrea, have been living in ...

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PM Nawaz, General Raheel visit Quetta civil hospital

QUETTA (Dunya News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited the Civil Hospital in Quetta to inquire about the well being of the victims of today’s (Tuesday) terrorist attack at police training college in Quetta. The Prime Minister was accompanied by Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar, Adviser ...

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