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21 Sep 2020
The Afghan air force carried out multiple strikes on Taliban positions in the northeast of the country, reportedly also killing women and children. The attack happened a week after long-awaited peace talks kicked off.
17 Aug 2020
Police examine the site where ten civilians and one police officer were killed in a gun and bomb attack by Al-Shabaab fighters, according to officials, at an upscale beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital.
19 Jun 2020
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29 Mar 2020
There is a special battalion in the Nigerian Army made up of soldiers who have proven they can hold their own in combat. They are part of an elite all-women corps known as the NAWC – the Nigerian Army Women Corps.⁣
22 Jan 2020
The Adamawa State chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says Boko Haram fighters have beheaded Rev. Lawan Andimi. Bishop steven Dami Manza explained that the terrorist demanded for a ransom of 2 million Pounds, however, rejected an offer of 50 Million naira and killed him.
7 Nov 2019
The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE has destroyed an Islamic State of West Africa Province hideout, and killed some of its fighters at Arrinna Ciki, on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno State.
30 Jul 2019
An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in northeast Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost triple the initial toll, a local official says. Dozens more bodies were discovered following the assault Saturday by gunmen on a village close to the regional capital Maiduguri.

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A deadly fire at Cuba's main oil terminal Matanzas is still burning days after one of its gas tanks was struck by lightning. Mexico and Venezuela have deployed teams to help contain the blaze.
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Footage circulating on social media shows black smoke rising in the area of a Russian military air base in Crimea. Meanwhile, Russian oil transit has been reportedly halted to three EU countries.
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Serena Williams delivered an impressive physical performance in challenging conditions to return to winning ways at the Toronto Open on Monday and then said she can see the light at the end of the tennis tunnel in her career. Williams was forced to dig deep during her 6-3 6-4 first-round victory over Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz that saw the two women exchange blasts from the baseline in sweltering conditions on a hot and humid centre court.
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The leaders of Estonia and Finland have called for European nations to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Both nations are being used as a route for Russian tourists seeking to skirt an EU ban on air travel.
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Stacks of hairy yams line a market in Ibadan, Nigeria, where traders haggle over quality and price before loading them into cars for the last mile to consumers. Nearby, a man navigates heavy traffic with a hand cart piled high with the tubers. Yams - pounded into paste, ground into flour, boiled or fried – provide sustenance and livelihoods across West Africa.