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17 die as Nigeria army, Boko Haram clash

17 die as Nigeria army, Boko Haram clash

Seventeen people including three Nigerian soldiers have been killed in clashes between the Nigerian army and members of Boko Haram in the northeast. The Nigerian Defense Ministry said in a statement that “altogether three soldiers died” in the battle and 14 members of Boko Haram were killed “after a mop-up of scenes of battle” since [&hellip

2 FBI agents killed in Virginia

2 FBI agents killed in Virginia

Two special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have been killed in a training accident in the US state of Virginia. FBI’s national press office issued a statement on Sunday, saying the two agents, who were members of Hostage Rescue Team, died in the accident which took place off the coast of Virginia [&hellip

Salafist group involved in terrorism

Salafist group involved in terrorism

Tunisian police arrive in armored personnel carriers as clashes brake out on May 19, 2013, in Ettadhamen, 15 kilometres (9 miles) west of Tunis. Tunisia’s Prime Minister Ali Larayedh says the Salafist group, Ansar al-Sharia, ‘is involved in terrorism,’ after its supporters clashed with security forces in the capital, Tunis. Larayedh told Tunisian state television [&hellip

‘Stampede in Ghana capital kills 4’

‘Stampede in Ghana capital kills 4’

A nurse bandages a victim’s left leg in a hospital in Accra on May 19, 2013. Four people have died, and 30 others injured in a stampede at a church in the Ghanaian capital, police say. On Sunday, the incident took place at famous church in Accra, where thousands of worshippers had gathered for an [&hellip

Russia discloses top CIA spy’s identity

Russia discloses top CIA spy’s identity

Russia has publicized the identity of the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)’s chief in the Russian capital, Moscow, as a spy row deepens between Washington and Moscow. A spokesman for Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) on Friday revealed the name of the CIA station chief in Moscow to Russia’s Interfax news agency. The name of [&hellip

‘China rainstorms death toll reaches 55’

‘China rainstorms death toll reaches 55’

  The death toll from rainstorms that battered southern China this week has reached 55 with at least 14 others missing, Chinese authorities say. The Chinese Ministry of Civil Affairs said Saturday that storms and flooding and landslides have hit at least nine provinces in the country since Tuesday. It said Guangdong province was the [&hellip

France plans to remain in Mali

France plans to remain in Mali

  France has planned to keep a military presence in Mali indefinitely, the country’s defense minister says. France’s Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian made the comment as he was speaking at a US think-tank in Washington DC on Friday. This comes two days after Le Drian told London that her country would keep 1,000 [&hellip

Why TFF changed Dar derby referee

Why TFF changed Dar derby referee

The Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) has replaced referee Israel Nkongo who was supposed to officiate today’s Mainland premiership derby between archrivals Young Africans and Simba for bonafide reasons. Nkongo has been replaced with Martin Saanya following an advice from a FIFA watchdog whose name has been withheld, so says the source. The reason to make [&hellip

Loliondo Maasai elders want to meet President Kikwete

Loliondo Maasai elders want to meet President Kikwete

Laanoi Munge, secretary of Maasai traditional council in Loliondo, represents members of the council in reading a report on land disputes in the area at a press conference held in Dar es Salaam. Maasai elders from Loliondo in Ngorongoro District and their secretary are in Dar es Salaam where they were demanding to convene with [&hellip

Ferguson praises ‘amazing’ Beckham

Ferguson praises ‘amazing’ Beckham

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has described David Beckham as an “amazing person” and says his ability to reinvent himself is “absolutely incredible”. Paris St-Germain midfielder Beckham, 38, has said he will retire from football at the end of the season. He played for 11 years under Ferguson at United between 1992 and 2003. [&hellip