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At least 14 killed in attack on Burkina Faso church

2 December 2019, 7:06 AM

At least 14 people were shot dead in an attack on a church in eastern Burkina Faso on Sunday morning, the government said.

Bangladesh court to deliver verdict on 2016 cafe attack

27 November 2019, 11:25 AM

The long-awaited verdict of the Bangladesh hostage crisis in 2016 that took the lives of 22 people, including 18 foreigners, will be passed in a Dhaka court on Wednesday.

Thirteen French troops killed in Mali operation against militants

26 November 2019, 11:52 AM

Thirteen French soldiers fighting jihadists in Mali were killed in an accident between two helicopters, the French presidency said on Tuesday, the single biggest loss of French troops in combat in the region since intervening there in 2013.

Jihadist violence putting ‘generation at risk’ in Africa’s Sahel: WFP

19 November 2019, 8:45 PM

Jihadist violence in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso has forced nearly 1 million people to flee their homes, destroyed fragile agricultural economies and hobbled humanitarian aid efforts, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka People's Front party presidential election candidate and former wartime defence chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa leaves after casting his vote during the presidential election in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankans vote for a new president to heal divisions after Easter attack

16 November 2019, 8:04 AM

Sri Lankans trickled into polling centers early on Saturday to choose a new president for the island-nation still struggling to recover from Easter Sunday attacks on hotels and churches that have heavily weighed on its tourism-dependent economy.



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