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11 January 2019 9:10 AM Disguised gunmen kill four volunteers guarding Thai school

Attackers disguised as state security staff have killed four paramilitary volunteers guarding a school in conflict-hit southern Thailand, police said. The gunmen approached the armed territorial defence volunteers at the school in Pattani province and shot them dead shortly before noon on Thursday, Wicha Nupannoi, police lieutenant colonel, was quoted 144

17 December 2018 3:16 PM Roadside bombs hit police convoy in Egypt's Sinai, kill 2

Egyptian security officials say two roadside bombs have hit a police convoy in northern Sinai, killing two conscripts. The officials say Monday's attack just west of the border town of Rafah also wounded six conscripts. The bombs struck two armored vehicles that were part of a convoy on a search-and-destroy mission in the area. The officials spoke on condition 51

17 December 2018 1:56 PM Two men burnt to death in KZN

Charges are murder are being investigated by police after two men were burnt to death in the Nkangala area, Adams mission in KwaZulu-Natal. According to police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, the two unknown men were found burnt on 11 December at around 06:00. However, Africa Solidarity Network's secretary general Daniel Byamungu said the deceased 84

12 December 2018 7:50 PM Nanny convicted of shoving baby wipe down infant's throat

A Manhattan nanny has been convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child. Marianne Benjamin-Williams was found guilty on Tuesday of attempted murder, assault and strangulation after just one day of deliberations. Little Maxwell Blutreich was gasping for breath when he was rushed to Bellevue 119

10 December 2018 5:48 AM 'I can't breathe' were Khashoggi's final words

Jamal Khashoggi's final words were "I can't breathe," CNN said on Sunday, citing a source who has read the transcript of an audio tape of the final moments before the journalist's murder. The source told the US network the transcript made clear the killing was premeditated, and suggests several phone calls were made to give briefings on the progress 93

01 December 2018 12:01 PM A groundbreaking beauty pageant for those with albinism

A groundbreaking beauty pageant for people with albinism has encouraged confidence and inclusion for people who remain the target of sometimes deadly stigma in Africa. The first Mr. and Miss Albinism East Africa pageant on Friday night in Kenya's capital saw participants from Tanzania and Uganda as well. Elizabeth James of Tanzania says she was forced 56

26 November 2018 4:17 PM Somali extremists kill 18 for music in Islamic services

A prominent Islamic leader and at least 17 of his followers were killed by extremists on Monday for having music in their religious ceremonies in Somalia's northern city of Galkayo, say police. Two suicide bombers exploded in front of the preacher's residence, which is also a Sufi shrine, and then four gunmen stormed the building and opened fire, said Ahmed 60

23 November 2018 3:16 PM 11-year-old jumps off a bridge after two hours in school detention

An 11-year-old French schoolboy has taken his own life by jumping off a bridge near his school, after spending two hours in detention. The lifeless body of the boy, whose name hasn't been released, was found by his devastated parents in the town of Beausoleil in France. The boy had spent two hours in detention at Bellevue College after a teacher caught 88

22 November 2018 6:00 PM Latest US airstrikes in Somalia kill 6 al-Shabaab extremists

The US military on Thursday announced the latest of several deadly airstrikes this week against al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia as it targets a region well north of where the al-Qaeda-linked fighters control large parts of the country. The US Africa Command statement said two new strikes killed six fighters and destroyed a weapons cache on Wednesday 70

21 November 2018 5:16 PM Woman throws newborn baby from car, then tries to kill herself

Indonesian police say an American woman allegedly threw her two-month-old daughter from a moving car on the tourist island of Bali and then tried to kill herself by jumping from the vehicle. South Denpasar police chief Nyoman Wiarajaya said on Wednesday that officers haven't been able to question Nicole Stasio, who he said is in a severe state of depression 88