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4 children among 9 civilians dead in US Syria strike

A U.S. missile strike targeting an airbase in central Syria killed nine civilians, including four children, Friday, state news agency SANA reported. The news agency said five of the civilians, among them three children, were killed in the village of Shayrat just outside the base of the same name. “An …

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2 guards in critical condition after being shot in Joburg cash heist

Two security guards sustained critical injuries during a shooting, apparently during a cash-in-transit heist in the Johannesburg CBD on Monday morning, paramedics said. Paramedics and other emergency services arrived at the corner of Kruis and Fox streets around 11:30 and found the two guards lying near their cash van, ER24 …

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Kenya investigates death of 4 nationals among 6 aid workers killed in S. Sudan

Kenya’s government has launched investigation into the death of four nationals who were among six aid workers killed in South Sudan last week. The Foreign Affairs Minister Amina Mohamed told local media that they are engaging all stakeholders in the investigation to ascertain the death of the aid workers. The …

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‘Radicalised’ attacker shot dead after snatching gun at Paris Orly airport

A radicalised Muslim known to intelligence agencies has been shot dead at Paris Orly airport after seizing an air force patrolwoman’s gun — just hours after he shot a policewoman in the face in a northern suburb. Authorities have now identified the man as Ziyed Ben Belgacem, a 39-ear-old French national of north …

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France: Head teacher and pupil injured by teen shooter

A disturbed teenager with guns and grenades opened fire in a school in southern France on Thursday, which injured four people, officials said, rattling nerves in a country scarred by jihadist attacks. Investigators said the boy, a student at the Alexis de Tocqueville high school in the hillside town of Grasse, …

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Syria ‘air raid on mosque kills 42’

Forty-two people have been killed and many more injured in an air attack on a mosque in a rebel-held village in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says. The raid is said to have taken place near Atareb town, in Aleppo province. The UK-based observatory, which relays information …

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