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4 Jihadis, 23 others dead in Burkina Faso hotel seizure

4 Jihadis, 23 others dead in Burkina Faso hotel seizure

The overnight seizure of a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital by al-Qaida-linked extremists ended Saturday when Burkina Faso and French security forces killed...

10 German tourists killed in Istanbul bomb blast

No fewer than 10 persons, most of them German tourists, have been killed in an explosion in a central area of Istanbul, Turkish officials...
Congress probes Obama over Trump’s phone tapping

Obama acts alone on gun control, ignores Congress

Tears streaking his cheeks, President Barack Obama launched a final-year push Tuesday to tighten sales of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers...
2 Soldiers killed as gunmen attack India air force base

2 Soldiers killed as gunmen attack India air force base

Four gunmen have been killed in an overnight attack on an Indian air force base near Pakistani border, officials say. Two soldiers at the Pathankot...
Thai man broadcasts baby daughter’s murder live on Facebook

Egypt suspends Facebook ‘Free Basics’ service

A Facebook scheme to provide free internet access to people in developing nations has been suspended in Egypt. The company's Free Basics service lets people...
Bomb scare forces Air France flight to make emergency landing

Bomb scare forces Air France flight to make emergency landing

An Air France passenger jet was forced to make an emergency landing in Kenya after a fake bomb was found in a toilet, the...
Pope hangs sign warning whiners to stay away from new office

Embrace modern world as I embrace history, Pope tells Church

Pope Francis on Tuesday launched an extraordinary Catholic Jubilee year of mercy by opening a “Holy Door” in the walls of St Peter’s, embracing...
US 'will not be terrorised', Obama vows

US ‘will not be terrorised’, Obama vows

President Barack Obama says the US "will not be terrorised" by Wednesday's mass shootings in San Bernardino, California. "We are strong. And we are resilient,"...
US condemns Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger

US to support activists, pledge to stop gender-based violence

Shola Adefuwa   The U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Mr. Frank Sellin has pledged to support activists from across Nigeria, working to stop gender-based violence. Sellin...
French war jets strike ISIS as Britain offers support

French war jets strike ISIS as Britain offers support

French President Francois Hollande met British Prime Minister David Cameron in Paris on Monday as part of efforts to rally support for the fight...