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North Korea threatens retaliation over U.S.-South Korea drills

Pyongyang on Thursday threatened a “corresponding response”, three days after South Korea and the U.S. kicked off two weeks of joint air-force drills. The “acts of perfidy’’ by Seoul had “greatly disappointed us’’ and represented a “military provocation,’’ a spokesman …

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Islamic State group claims Sri Lanka attacks

By AFP The Islamic State group on Tuesday said it was behind a devastating string of suicide attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people on Easter Sunday. The claim emerged more than 48 hours …

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Algerian Billionaire Arrested In Corruption Probe

Algerian entrepreneur and CEO of CEVITAL industrial group Issad Rebrab pose for a photo in Algiers on May 8, 2016.  RYAD KRAMDI / AFP Algeria’s richest man Issad Rebrab has been moved to jail on the public prosecutor’s orders, state …

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Death Toll In Sri Lanka Blasts Rises To 310

Sri Lankan security personnel inspect the debris of a car after it explodes when police tried to defuse a bomb near St. Anthony’s Shrine as priests look on in Colombo on April 22, 2019. Jewel SAMAD / AFP The toll …

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Sudanese military to protesters: back off

Sudan’s military government has told protesters to take down their roadblocks in the capital, Khartoum. Demonstrators have been manning barricades leading to the military HQ, which has been the focus of the protests that helped lead to the ousting of …

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13 people shot dead at a family party in Mexico

(CNN)Gunmen raided a family party in the Mexican state of Veracruz, killing 13 people, including a child, authorities said. Four other people were injured in the attack Friday in the city of Minatitlán “Federal and state forces have deployed a …

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