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Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack 26 May 2017 From the section Middle East At least 23 people have been killed and 25 wounded after gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians in central Egypt, state media report. The incident occurred in Minya...
Iran blames Trump as Bahrain protesters killed

Iran blames Trump as Bahrain protesters killed

Five protesters were killed and 286 arrested after police in Bahrain raided the hometown of a Shia Muslim spiritual leader who faces deportation. Sheikh Isa Qassim was stripped of his citizenship last June, and last week a court gave him a year’s suspended...
Twenty Afghan police killed in Taliban attacks

Twenty Afghan police killed in Taliban attacks

At least 20 Afghan policemen have been killed after being ambushed by the Taliban. The officers were targeted in the Shah Joi district of Zabul province. Provincial governor Bismullah Afghanmal said the Taliban had attacked police in the areas of Chino and Ghulam...
Soundgarden's Chris Cornell killed himself

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell killed himself

The lead singer of US grunge rock band Soundgarden, Chris Cornell, died after hanging himself, according to medical officials. The 52-year-old star, who also fronted Audioslave, was found dead in a Detroit hotel room following a Soundgarden concert at the Fox Theatre...
Venezuela: Teenager killed as mass protests rage

Venezuela: Teenager killed as mass protests rage

Venezuela: Teenager killed as mass protests rage 16 May 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright EPA Image caption Opposition activists have been protesting almost daily for seven weeks A teenager has been killed in Venezuela during another...
Mexican who searched for 'disappeared' is killed

Mexican who searched for 'disappeared' is killed

Mexican who searched for ‘disappeared’ is killed 12 May 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Image copyright UN Mexico Image caption Miriam Rodriguez Martinez A Mexican businesswoman who headed a group of 600 families searching for their...
Dozens killed at wedding after wall collapses

Dozens killed at wedding after wall collapses

At least 24 people have been killed after a wall collapsed during a wedding party in western India. Hundreds of guests had been at the wedding in Bharatpur, a district of Rajasthan state, on Wednesday evening local time. Bharatpur is nearly 125 miles south of New...
Australian soldier killed in training incident

Australian soldier killed in training incident

Australian soldier killed in training incident 11 May 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright AFP Image caption Officials have released few details about the incident An Australian soldier has died during a training exercise in the Northern Territory. The man...

Head of Islamic State in Afghanistan killed

The head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abdul Hasib, has been killed, the government has said. Hasib was killed in an operation led by Afghan special forces in the eastern province of Nangarhar, President Ashraf Ghani announced. He was appointed last year after his...
Venezuela protests: Young man killed in Valencia

Venezuela protests: Young man killed in Valencia

Venezuela protests: Young man killed in Valencia 6 May 2017 From the section Latin America & Caribbean Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAn armoured vehicle was captured on camera driving over protesters. A young man has been killed in...
Two Americans killed in IS Afghan raid

Two Americans killed in IS Afghan raid

Two Americans killed in IS Afghan raid 27 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image caption The two men were killed in the same province where the US dropped a huge bomb that flattened houses and trees Two Americans were killed and a third was wounded in a...
Ceremony for police officer killed in Paris

Ceremony for police officer killed in Paris

A ceremony has been held in Paris for the police officer shot dead by an Islamist extremist on the Champs-Elysees last week. The two remaining French presidential candidates, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, were among the politicians and officials paying their...
A US Citizen Was Killed In War-Torn Eastern Ukraine

A US Citizen Was Killed In War-Torn Eastern Ukraine

Aleksey Filippov / AFP / Getty Images A US paramedic working in eastern Ukraine died on Sunday when his vehicle hit a landmine inside territory controlled by Russian-backed separatists operating there. Jospeh Stone, 36, was working with the Organization for Security...
Accused claims 'laughing axeman' killed his family

Accused claims 'laughing axeman' killed his family

The 22-year-old son of a wealthy South African family has denied slaughtering his parents and brother in a frenzied axe attack. Henri van Breda is alleged to have killed his brother Rudi and parents Martin and Teresa, and left his sister Marli fighting for her life at...
American killed in Ukraine: Russia demands probe

American killed in Ukraine: Russia demands probe

Russia has joined the US in calling for an investigation into the death of an American paramedic killed in eastern Ukraine. The paramedic, working for an Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) monitoring mission, died and two others were injured...

IS operative linked to Istanbul attack killed

An Islamic State operative who was a close associate of leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi and linked with an attack on a Turkish nightclub that left 39 people dead has been killed, the US says. Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, believed to be from Uzbekistan, was killed during a military...
Twenty killed in school minibus crash

Twenty killed in school minibus crash

Nineteen schoolchildren have been killed after their minibus collided head-on with a truck in South Africa, according to emergency services. The minibus exploded into a fireball and ended up lying on its side. The bus driver also died while the driver of the truck...
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