Boko Haram kills 32, abducts 185 in Nigeria

They destroyed almost half of the village and took away 185 women, girls and boys

Lagos: Armed men suspected to be members of the deadly Boko Haram group have killed 32 people and abducted 185 others in Gumsuri village northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, a security source and witnesses told Xinhua on Thursday. They destroyed almost half of the village and took away 185 women, girls and boys Among those abducted were married women, More...

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General Bajwa added that the operation was ongoing
By Agencies On Thursday, December 18th, 2014
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57 terrorists killed in Pakistan airstrikes

Islamabad: At least 57 terrorists were killed in airstrikes carried out by the Pakistani military in Khyber Agency’s Tirah Valley, media reported. General Bajwa added that the operation was ongoing “The More...

Nawaz Sharif described the Peshawar school attack as a "national tragedy unleashed by savages"
By IANS On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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Pakistan lifts ban on capital punishment in terror cases

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday lifted a ban on capital punishment in terrorism cases, a day after 132 children were slaughtered by Taliban guerrillas in an army-run school here. Nawaz Sharif described the Peshawar More...

Strikes also targeted IS positions in the villages of Al Shiha and Jerab Kober
By Agencies On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014
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34 IS members killed in US led Iraq air strikes

Baghdad: At least 34 fighters of the Sunni radical group Islamic State (IS) were killed on Tuesday in air strikes by the US-led international coalition on targets near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul and its strategic More...

Dozens of government soldiers escaped and took refuge in a town under the control of the Damascus regime
By Agencies On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Jihadi attack on Syrian military bases leaves 180 dead

Beirut: At least 180 people were killed in an attack by the Nusra Front, Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, and related Islamist groups in the northern Syrian province of Idleb, the Syrian Observatory for Human More...

The terrorists threw the bodies of the executed men and prevented their families from burying their bodies
By Agencies On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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IS executes 17 people in Iraq

Baghdad: Terrorists of the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group on Monday executed 17 people in two predominantly Sunni provinces in north and east of Iraq’s capital Baghdad, a security source said. The More...

The fighters began attacking the base on Sunday using anti-tank missiles
By Agencies On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Al Qaeda affiliate seizes Syrian military base

Beirut: Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria on Monday took control of a government military base in the northern province of Idleb, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said. The fighters began attacking More...

Voting closed at 8 pm and the counting of ballots was still on
By IANS On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Abe set to get third term as Japan PM

Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its partner Komeito Party were confirmed to have secured 246 seats in the 475-seat lower legislative chamber, according to local More...

Abu Younes was from Algeria' s western province of Sidi Belabes
By IANS On Sunday, December 14th, 2014
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Senior Al Qaeda leader killed in Libya

Tripoli: A senior Al Qaeda member was killed in Libya by troops of General Khalifa Haftar, an Algerian security source said on Saturday. Abu Younes was from Algeria’ s western province of Sidi Belabes Djilali More...

A heavy downpour was to be blamed for the disaster
By IANS On Saturday, December 13th, 2014
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17 killed in Indonesia landslides

Jakarta: Rescuers have found 17 corpses and suspended searching for the 91 missing people a day after on Friday’s landslides buried dozens of houses in Indonesia’s Java island. A heavy downpour was to More...