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Deadly blast hits police headquarters in Turkey

A bomb attack outside the police headquarters in Turkey’s southeastern city of Gaziantep has killed two policemen and injured 22 others, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for yesterday’s attack, which happened some 60km from the Syrian …

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Iraq Shia Protesters Camp Out After Invading Parliament

Twenty four hours after storming the parliament, hundreds of Iraqi Shia protesters remain camped outside the building. The protesters, who are supporters of cleric Moqtada Sadr expressed anger at delays in approving a new, non-partisan government of technocrats. After weeks …

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Burkina court rescinds warrant against Compaore

A court of appeals in Burkina Faso has rescinded a series of international arrest warrants, including those against deposed leader Blaise Compaore and neighbouring Ivory Coast’s parliament speaker, a senior court official said on Thursday. A military tribunal in Burkina …

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‘U.S. lack a coherent foreign policy’- Trump

Donald Trump, Republican Presidential front-runner, says U.S. has lacked a coherent foreign policy since the end of the cold war and must “shake the rust off” its approach to foreign matters. Trump said this on Wednesday night in his first …

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Suicide bomber hits western Turkey

A suicide bomber has struck in the western Turkish city of Bursa, injuring 13 people, officials say. The attack took place near the city’s 14th Century Grand Mosque, a symbol of the city, reports said. The governor of Bursa said …

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14 killed in US shootings

Eight members of one family, including a teenager, were shot dead in rural Ohio on Friday, just before gunmen killed six people in Georgia. In Ohio, seven bodies were found at three houses close to each other and an eighth …

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Chadian President, Idriss Deby Wins 5th Term

The Chadian President, Idriss Deby, is in very high spirits as he has secured a fifth term in office after winning more than 60% of the votes in the first round of presidential polls. President Deby has been in power …

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Ghana sacks 2 more high court judges for misbehavior

Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama has directed that two High Court judges be removed from the bench for stated misbehavior. Alex Acheampong, the Judicial Secretary, said on Friday in Accra that the president was acting on recommendations of the Judicial …

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