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Turkey, frontier, Syrian, refugees, enter, Europe, strike, kills, troops

Turkey opens frontier for Syrian refugees to enter Europe after strike kill...

02 February, 2020 5:41 pm 5:41 pm

ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Refugees in Turkey headed towards European frontiers on Friday after an official declared that borders had been thrown open in response to the escalating war in Syria, a day after 33 Turkish soldiers were killed by Russian-backed Syrian government troops. European officials rushed to respond to a direct threat to reverse an … Read More


Thai, soldier, kills, 10, shooting, rampage

Thai soldier who killed 26 shot dead in shopping mall siege

02 February, 2020 1:03 pm 1:03 pm

NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand (Reuters) – Thai security forces on Sunday shot and killed a rogue soldier who went on a rampage in a shopping mall in a northeastern city, ending an overnight siege after a series of attacks that left at least 26 people dead. Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul confirmed the soldier had been … Read More


Christmas typhoon kills at least 13 in Philippines

12 December, 2019 11:23 am 11:23 am

MANILA (Reuters) – A typhoon that struck the central Philippines over Christmas has killed at least 13 people, disaster agency officials said on Thursday. Typhoon Phanfone hit the Philippines late on Tuesday with winds of up to 120 kph (75 mph) and gusts of 150 kph, heavy rain and flooding. More than 58,000 people were … Read More


Powerful, quake, kills, 13, Albania, buildings, bury, residents

Powerful quake kills 16 in Albania as buildings bury residents

11 November, 2019 5:45 pm 5:45 pm

TIRANA/THUMANE (Reuters) – At least 16 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to hit Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana and the country’s west and north on Tuesday, tearing down buildings and burying residents under rubble. Residents, some carrying babies, fled apartment buildings in Tirana and the western port of Durres after … Read More


Head-on, collision, Bangladesh, trains, kills, 16, injures, 40

Head-on collision of Bangladesh trains kills 16, injures 40

11 November, 2019 7:23 pm 7:23 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – Rescuers in Bangladesh were struggling on Tuesday to pull passengers from mangled wreckage after a head-on collision of two trains killed at least 16 people and injured more than 40, officials said. A train heading for the southern port city of Chittagong and one bound for Dhaka collided at around 3 a.m. … Read More


Bomb, kills, 29, wounds, 100, Nangarhar, mosque

Bomb kills 29, wounds 100 in Nangarhar mosque

10 October, 2019 5:53 pm 5:53 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – A bomb exploded in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers, officials said, killing at least 29 men who had gathered for worship. Sohrab Qaderi, a member of the provincial council in Nangarhar, said at least 29 people had been killed and more than 100 others wounded. “The number of casualties … Read More


US drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

09 September, 2019 9:52 pm 9:52 pm

JALALABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) – A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day’s labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday. The attack on Wednesday night also injured 40 people after accidentally targeting farmers and labourers who had just finished collecting … Read More


Mound, kills, four, Dera Ismail Khan

Mound kills four in Dera Ismail Khan

09 September, 2019 11:06 am 11:06 am

DERA ISMAIL KHAN (92 News) – Four people were killed when a mound fell on a road in Kagul Darra, Drazanda tehsil, Dera Ismail Khan on Tuesday. The bodies were recovered with heavy machinery and shifted to hospital. The deceased are said to be nomads. Over 100 sheep and goats were also killed in the … Read More


Yemen prison, coalition saudi-led bombs prison kills dozens Yemen prison

Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen prison, kills dozens

09 September, 2019 10:15 am 10:15 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex, killing scores of people, Yemen’s Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday. The Sunni Muslim coalition, which has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthis for over four years in Yemen, said it destroyed a site storing … Read More


Armed, group, kills, 11, bar, northern Brazil

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil

05 May, 2019 9:18 am 9:18 am

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, according to local media reports. The armed group, whose members were wearing masks to cover their faces, arrived in cars and a motorbike before shooting … Read More


Nigeria fuel tanker blast kills at least 58

05 May, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

NIAMEY (Reuters) – At least 58 people were killed in Niger when an overturned fuel tanker from which they were siphoning gasoline exploded, the government said on Monday. The incident took place late Sunday night on the highway linking Niger’s Diori Hamani international airport to the capital Niamey. Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum said 55 charred … Read More


Libya fighting kills 56, European powers jostle over conflict

04 April, 2019 3:51 pm 3:51 pm

TRIPOLI/ROME (Reuters) – Fighting between eastern Libyan forces and Tripoli government troops killed 56 people and forced 6,000 to flee their homes in the capital in the last week, the United Nations said on Thursday, as France and Italy wrangled over how to respond to the renewed conflict. After sweeping up from the south, the … Read More