137 kidnapped school children rescued in Nigeria

137 kidnapped school children rescued in Nigeria. The children had been kidnapped two weeks ago from their school in Kaduna, More and more criminal gangs in the area turn to abductions to seek out large ransoms. Nearly 150 children abducted two weeks ago in northern Nigeria were rescued on Sunday. The mass kidnapping of 287

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Russia stages major airstrike on Ukraine

Russia stages major airstrike on Ukraine; one missile enters Polish airspace. Moscow launched 57 missiles and drones in the attack that also targeted the capital Kyiv Russia attacked critical infrastructure in western Ukraine’s Lviv region with a missile on Sunday, Kyiv said. Warsaw said it was a significant airstrike and that a Russian cruise missile

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Singapore hangs Bangladeshi man for murder

Singapore hangs Bangladeshi man for murder. The 35-year-old was sentenced to death in December 2020 for the murder of his former fiancee in Singapore ‘Capital punishment is used only for the most serious crimes in Singapore that cause grave harm to the victim, or to society’ Singapore hanged a Bangladeshi man on Wednesday for murder,

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Mali gold mine collapse kills more than 70

Mali gold mine collapse kills more than 70. 200 gold miners were in the field. The search is over now More than 70 people have been killed after a tunnel collapsed at a Malian gold mining site last week, local sources told AFP Wednesday, the latest disaster in a region prone to mining accidents. Mali,

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Maldives upgrades ties with China

Maldives upgrades ties with China amid pivot from India. China and the Maldives relations are facing a historic opportunity to carry forward the past and forge ahead into the future’ Relations between India and China nosedived after soldiers from both sides clashed in the Himalayas. China and the Maldives upgraded their relationship on Wednesday during

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More clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

More clashes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, Clashes have rocked Rakhine state since last month Over 110,000 people have been displaced by the recent clashes in Chin and Rakhine states. The attacks in the western state opened another front for the military as it battles the so-called ‘Three Brotherhood Alliance’ alliance of ethnic minority fighters Myanmar’s

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390 Palestinians killed in past 48 hours

390 Palestinians killed in Israeli attacks in past 48 hours. Gaza health authorities say 20,057 Palestinians killed 53,320 wounded since October 7. The UNSC again delays a vote on a draft resolution urging humanitarian aid access to Gaza. The ministry of health in Gaza said in a statement on Friday that 390 Palestinians were killed

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Myanmar military escalates airstrikes on civilians

Myanmar’s military regime executed airstrikes on Tuesday across four regions, which killed seven, injured nine, and caused significant destruction to residences and vehicles, The Irrawaddy reported, citing locals. The junta’s warplanes and artillery intensified indiscriminate assaults on civilian targets, coinciding with the progression of the resistance’s Operation 1027 offensive nationwide. The TNLA highlighted the Myanmar

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Israel bombs Gaza as rift with US grows

Israel bombed Gaza on Thursday in its war against Hamas fighters as a top White House adviser travelled to Jerusalem with a rift growing over civilian casualties. The war, now in its third month, began after the Palestinian group’s launched a resistance campaign in Israel on October 7. In response, Israel vowed to destroy Hamas.

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