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Afghan Taliban storm jail, release 350 inmates: official

More than 350 inmates have escaped after an attack by Afghan Taliban insurgents on the main prison in eastern Ghazni province early on Monday, an Afghan official said. Mohammad Ali ...

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Birmingham Wahabi clerics jailed for minor boy beating

Two Wahabi Islamic school teachers who beat a 10-year-old boy with a stick for reciting the Koran incorrectly have been jailed for a year. Mohammed Siddique, 60, and his son ...

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Boko Haram kills around 80 villagers in northeast Nigeria

Takfiri Boko Haram militants have shot dead nearly 80 people after they stormed three villages in Nigeria’s crisis-stricken northeastern state of Borno, a vigilante and residents say. Babakura Kolo, a member of youth vigilante ...

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Car bomb strikes Libya capital

A car bomb has gone off outside the Mellitah oil and gas company headquarters in Libya’s capital Tripoli. According to Libya Herald news website on Monday, the blast took place in a street ...

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Afghan army kills 74 militants across Afghanistan

Afghanistan says its armed forces have killed 74 militants during their most recent military operations across the violence-torn country. The Afghan Defense Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that ...

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War lurks in the shadows on the Korean Peninsula

North Korea has placed its frontline forces on alert for war with the South, in an apparent move to launch attacks should the latter ignore an ultimatum to end its ...

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