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US issues travel alert for southeastern Tunisia

US government is warning its citizens to avoid visiting southeastern Tunisia near the Libyan border as well as the country’s mountainous western areas due to “the threat of terrorism.” In a travel warning out Friday, the State Department warns that …

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UN Approves Police Force For Burundi

The United Nations (UN) Security Council is making moves to prevent the Burundi crisis from getting worse. In order to ensure that, the council has approved a resolution to pave the way for a UN police force to be deployed …

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Brussels airport to reopen Sunday

Brussels Airport is to reopen Sunday, 12 days after its departure hall was wrecked by Islamic State suicide bombings, with chief executive Arnaud Feist announcing three flights. “From Sunday morning, Brussels Airport should be partially operational,” Feist told a press …

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Policeman bags life sentence for killing driver

An Egyptian court sentenced Saturday a policeman to life in prison for shooting dead a driver over a fare dispute, a judicial source said, a case that provoked outrage over police abuses. Mustafa Mahmud was referred to an expedited trial …

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31 killed in Brussels attacks claimed by IS

Buhari, Obama, others condemn terrorists   A series of explosions claimed by the Islamic State (IS) yesterday ripped through Belgian capital city Brussels’ airport and a metro train, killing 31 people.   Two huge blasts, at least one of which …

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Student hacked to death for intercaste marriage

An Indian student from the lowest Dalit caste was hacked to death and his wife critically injured in southern India in a suspected “honour killing” by relatives angered by their marriage, police said Monday.   Three men armed with sickles …

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