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Kill 137 Displace Thousands (Nigeria Flood)

Kill 137 Displace Thousands (Nigeria Flood)

Monday, September 10, 2012 8:46

Floods across Nigeria have killed 137 people and displaced more than 30,000 since the beginning of July, the local Red Cross said on Sunday. Nigeria Flood Nigeria, ...

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China Earthquake Toll Rises to 80

China Earthquake Toll Rises to 80

Saturday, September 8, 2012 12:32

At least 80 people have been confirmed dead and more than 700 were reported injured after multiple earthquakes struck a mountainous region in southwest China’s Yunnan province on Friday, authorities said on Saturday....

Israeli Airstrike on Gaza kills 3 Palestinians

Israeli Airstrike on Gaza kills 3 Palestinians

Thursday, September 6, 2012 9:43

An Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip killed three Palestinians and wounded a fourth late Wednesday, said a spokesman for the territory's health ministry. Israeli Airstrike "Three ...

Yemeni Warplane Misses Target, Kills 10 Civilians Sources (US Drone Attacks)

Yemeni Warplane Misses Target, Kills 10 Civilians Sources (US Drone Attacks)

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 10:25

Ten civilians including a 10-year-old girl were killed in a Yemeni government air strike that had apparently missed its intended target, a car carrying Islamist militants, tribal officials and residents there said on Monday....

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Obama Tours Storm-Hit Louisiana (Hurricane Isaac)

Obama Tours Storm-Hit Louisiana (Hurricane Isaac)

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 9:36

U.S President Barack Obama visited Louisiana for a first-hand look at the damage from Hurricane Isaac, seeking to show his administration was on top of the relief effort. Obama consoled victims of Hurricane Isaac and then ...

US Drone Strike Kills Five Suspected Militants (Yemen)

US Drone Strike Kills Five Suspected Militants (Yemen)

Monday, September 3, 2012 9:26

Five suspected militants linked to al Qaeda were killed by a U.S. drone attack on Sunday in central Yemen, in what appears to be stepped up strikes by unmanned aircraft on Islamists....

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Six Killed by Afghanistan Roadside Bomb Blasts

Six Killed by Afghanistan Roadside Bomb Blasts

Friday, August 24, 2012 10:05

A roadside bomb killed six civilians, mostly women and children, travelling in a motorised rickshaw in southern Afghanistan Thursday, police said. “Tragically two women, three children and one man were killed in ...

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US Envoy Summoned Over Fresh Drone Attacks

US Envoy Summoned Over Fresh Drone Attacks

Friday, August 24, 2012 9:21

In what has become somewhat of a hollow ritual, Pakistan on Thursday once again summoned a senior US diplomat to lodge a formal protest over yet another spike in drone attacks inside the country’s tribal belt....

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Islamic Cooperation to Suspend in Syria

Islamic Cooperation to Suspend in Syria

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 8:14

Foreign ministers at a meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) agreed on Monday to suspend Syria from the international body, an OIC source said, further isolating President Bashar al-Assad. "The session just ended. The ...

Earth Quake in China Hits 6.3

Earth Quake in China Hits 6.3

Monday, August 13, 2012 11:59

A shallow 6.3-magnitude earthquake rattled western China Sunday on the border between Xinjiang and Tibet, the US Geological Survey said. The quake's epicentre, at a shallow depth of nine kilometres (5.6 miles), was in a remote ...

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