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At least 28 killed in attack on Burkina army HQ

At least 28 killed in attack on Burkina army HQ

The bloodiest clashes in Ouagadougou were in the assault on the armed forces' headquarters, where five attackers and five members of the security forces died, the official said. Witnesses said five armed men got out of a auto and opened fire on passersby before heading towards the embassy, in the center of the city. The mayor of Ouagadougou , Armand Béouindé told France's Le Monde newspaper that the attackers shot at the town hall and his office windows were shattered. Read More

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Militants Preventing Civilians from Leaving E.Ghouta, Residents Asking for Evacuation Help

Militants Preventing Civilians from Leaving E.Ghouta, Residents Asking for Evacuation Help

The French presidency said the telephone discussion between the leaders will centre on the "implementation of the resolution and on the political roadmap needed to achieve lasting peace in Syria ". The opposition's Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, said a total of 12 people were killed on Thursday. However, Turkey on Wednesday said that the cease-fire deal does not apply to its five-week-long offensive against YPG forces, according to Reuters . Read More

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Pakistan militant killed in encounter with security forces

Pakistan militant killed in encounter with security forces

Meanwhile, the security forces today killed an unidentified terrorist during a fierce encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora. Reports said that mobile Internet services were snapped in to contain law and order situation. Unknown number of militants holed up in Hajin area are believed to be still engaged in gunfire with the security forces. Following his encounter, however, the locals erupted in protest, refusing to hand over the deceased's body to the forces. Read More

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Russian Federation to curb attempts to derail Syrian settlement

Russian Federation to curb attempts to derail Syrian settlement

Iran said attacks would continue on rebel-held areas near Damascus , where clashes were reported on Sunday between insurgents and government forces despite a United Nations resolution demanding a 30-day truce across Syria. Q&A Why is the regime targeting eastern Ghouta? Russia supported UNSC Resolution 2401 unanimously adopted on Saturday, which urged a ceasefire of at least 30 days across Syria and would allow humanitarian access and urgent medical evacuations, the Russian ... Read More

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Admirers line streets to see Billy Graham's motorcade

Admirers line streets to see Billy Graham's motorcade

Billy Graham left the Billy Graham Training Center at the Cove in Asheville, N.C. Monday is the first day the public will be able to come to the Billy Graham Library where the casket will lie in repose. Making the announcement, Lee Searle , Director of Ministry, Billy Graham Evangelistic Association UK , said: "Throughout his ministry, Billy Graham was a pioneer in the use of technology to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ by every effective means available". Read More

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Pakistan, India to attend TAPI groundbreaking ceremony

Pakistan, India to attend TAPI groundbreaking ceremony

The pipeline will be 1,814 kilometers long and will have the capacity of transferring 33 billion cubic meters of gas from Turkmenistan to Pakistan and India through Herat, Farah, Helmand and Nimroz provinces of Afghanistan . "It [TAPI] will provide gas pipeline, power transmission, roads and rail and an economic zone". Major portion of the pipeline would pass through southwest Afghanistan which is major bastion of Taliban . Read More

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More flooding expected this weekend in Midwest

The rain will reach its peak coverage around 7 a.m. Friday then diminish quickly through the late morning. A flood warning for urban areas and small streams remains in effect for northern Kosciusko and LaGrange counties until 11:45 p.m. The weather was been blamed for hundreds of vehicle crashes and several deaths, including a crash that killed four people along a slippery interstate in Nebraska. Read More

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McArthur charged with sixth case of first-degree murder

McArthur charged with sixth case of first-degree murder

February 8, 2018 - Police say they've recovered the remains of six people from planters at a house where McArthur worked as a landscaper, and say they expect to lay more charges . Sources said photographs of eight murder victims were found on McArthur's computer, but two have yet to be unidentified. Police laid three more first-degree murder charges against McArthur about two weeks later, related to the disappearances of Majeed Kayhan, 58, and Soroush Mahmudi, 50, and the death of Dean ... Read More

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Pinoy artist makes awesome 'Black Panther' fan art for Marvel Studios

Pinoy artist makes awesome 'Black Panther' fan art for Marvel Studios

Black Panther was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. No movie is flawless, and there is definitely one aspect of " Black Panther " that lacks a sense of resolve. Applying lighthearted cultural references like Shuri ( Letitia Wright)'s "What are those?" line and Killmonger's "Hey, auntie" greeting, the film doesn't shy away from references that only a portion of the audience would understand. Read More

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Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Trump campaign aide

Mueller charges lawyer with lying about interaction with Trump campaign aide

Van Der Zwaan deleted and failed to produce emails sought by the special counsel and a law firm, prosecutors said. Before Tuesday's revelation, Zwaan's name has come up only peripherally in connection with the Manafort-Gates case. The charges were made public Tuesday, and a plea hearing is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon. Deputy Trump campaign aide Rick Gates, center, departs federal court in Washington , Monday, Dec. Read More

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Netanyahu Warns Region on Iran, Syria

Netanyahu Warns Region on Iran, Syria

Kerry dismissed Netanyahu's assertion that Iran would be on its way to having a nuclear arsenal in 10 years. He said Iran doesn't "want to be the hegemon in the region" and, in a warning directed at the U.S., threatened that his country will "respond seriously" if global powers scrap the nuclear deal with Iran. Read More

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