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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...
Russia did not use Facebook adverts to sway 2016 U.S. election - Kremlin

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...
Paris attack: France is committed to "destroying" IS, Hollande vows

Paris attack: France is committed to “destroying” IS, Hollande vows

France is committed to "destroying" the so-called Islamic State group after Friday's deadly attacks, President Francois Hollande has said. He said he would table a...
US air strike kills Libya IS leader

US air strike kills Libya IS leader

A US air strike has targeted the leader of the Islamic State (IS) group in Libya and probably killed him, the Pentagon says. Iraqi national...
Paris hit by 'three teams of attackers' – French Prosecutor

Paris hit by ‘three teams of attackers’ – French Prosecutor

Three teams carried out the attacks in the French capital which killed 129 people and left more than 350 wounded, the Paris chief prosecutor...