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Attack on Egypt army post kills 30

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Officials described it as “well-planned” attack that ...

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Attack on Egypt army post kills 30

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — A coordinated assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops on Friday, making it the deadliest single attack in decades on the military, which has been struggling to stem a wave of violence by Islamic extremists since the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Officials described it as “well-planned” attack that ...

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Palestinian boy killed at West Bank protest

A Palestinian boy was shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank, medics and residents said. Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head in the village of Silwad, north of the Palestinian seat of government in Ramallah. An army spokesman told Reuters Israeli forces “managed to prevent an attack when they encountered ...

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Palestinian boy killed at West Bank protest

A Palestinian boy was shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank, medics and residents said. Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head in the village of Silwad, north of the Palestinian seat of government in Ramallah. An army spokesman told Reuters Israeli forces “managed to prevent an attack when they encountered ...

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PM Modi conveys greetings on United Nations Day

New Delhi , October 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed his greetings on the occasion of United Nations Day. “I convey my greetings on @UN Day. It is a day to celebrate the achievements of the UN and look at a roadmap for the future,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted….

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US radar deployment in Japan draws Chinese rebuke

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — China has criticized the U.S. deployment of an anti-missile radar at a base in Japan, saying the move undermines “mutual trust.” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying avoided naming the United States, but her response came after a question about the X-band radar’s recent arrival at a seaside base in Kyoto Prefecture. “The anti-missile deployment in ...

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Mali reports first Ebola case, a toddler from Guinea

Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts to contain the deadly virus that now has affected six countries in the region and left nearly 5,000 dead. Health Minister Ousmane Kone made the announcement on Malian television, saying that the patient was a 2-year-old girl who had come from neighboring Guinea, ...

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