Dozens killed in Mozambique for refusing to join terrorists
25 April 2020 | 3:00 pm
Some 52 young people were shot dead or beheaded in the country's north as an Islamist insurgency gains strength. Local and national security services as well as foreign mercenaries have been unable to stop the militants.
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Israel has struck Gaza for a second day, targeting the Islamic Jihad militant group. The group confirmed that one of their top commanders was killed in an airstrike. Palestinian militants have since been firing back.
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France withdrew the last of its troops from its former colony on Tuesday. Their exit from Mali coincided with a letter Mali sent to the UN stating that France helped Islamist militants to destabilize the Sahel country.
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The attack comes amid a new offensive by the Somali government against the terror group, which controls large parts of central and southern Somalia.
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The Nigerian Army massacred children in its war against Islamist insurgents in the country’s northeast, according to more than 40 soldiers and civilians who said they witnessed the military kill children or saw children’s corpses after a military operation.
The women were picking fruit near a town blockaded by the militants for years, causing food shortages. The incident is considered the first mass abduction of women in the country.
A suicide bomber killed dozens of police officers at a mosque in northwestern Pakistan. It is the country's worst terrorist attack in years as a wave of Taliban-fueled militancy targets the state.
Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 19 people and burned a medical facility in a raid on a village in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo early on Sunday morning, two regional officials and a resident said.
The military said in a statement at least 33 soldiers died when a contingent of troops were attacked by suspected armed terrorist groups in eastern Burkina Faso.
Thousands have been displaced by ongoing clashes between soldiers and M23 rebels in eastern DR Congo. Delegates from the UN Security Council have been to meet some of them at the Bushagara camp in Goma. Also, a new exhibition in Senegal bears witness to the suffering of Gambians during the 22-year rule of former president Yahya Jammeh. Finally, we sample the diversity of Cameroonian cuisine.
Palestinian militants have fired dozens of rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel. The rocket launches follow airstrikes that Palestinian health officials say killed at least 13 people.
The truce between Israel and Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad comes after five days of fighting. The US has welcomed the cease-fire agreement.
Abductions are a new fundraising method used by separatists, analysts say. Over 30 women were taken last week for "allowing themselves to be manipulated by Cameroon's government," according to the insurgents themselves.
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