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NIGERIA: Troops Deployed To Bayelsa Because Of Secession Threat

NIGERIA: Troops Deployed To Bayelsa Because Of Secession Threat 0

A group known as the Adaka Boro Avengers had threatened to declare independence on Monday, but said it shelved the plan after the intervention of leaders.

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IRAQ: Nouri al-Maliki Says No Right To State For Kurds

IRAQ: Nouri al-Maliki Says No Right To State For Kurds 0

Nouri al-Maliki alleges that Sunni politicians in Iraq have sided with “terrorists”, and arguing that Iraq’s Kurds had no right to call for independence.

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NIGERIA: 349 Minority Shi’ite Muslim Killed By Nigerian Army

NIGERIA: 349 Minority Shi’ite Muslim Killed By Nigerian Army 0

“The Nigerian Army used excessive force,” said the report by a commission appointed by Kaduna state, where Zaria is located.

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SYRIA: Russian Mi-8 Helicopter Shot Down

SYRIA: Russian Mi-8 Helicopter Shot Down 0

Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry: “All those inside the helicopter, as far as we know from information available from the Defense Ministry, died.”

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NIGERIA: 100 Militants Killed By Nigeria Army Missiles

NIGERIA: 100 Militants Killed By Nigeria Army Missiles 0

Residents, who were caught unawares, ran for their lives due to the ground-shaking effects of the missiles.

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SYRIA: Manbij Fatalities: US-Led Forces Massacre Take Center Stage

SYRIA: Manbij Fatalities: US-Led Forces Massacre Take Center Stage 0

Syria has appealed to the UN claiming that 45 civilians were killed and 50 injured in US-led coalition airstrikes outside the city of Manbij near Aleppo.

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NIGERIA: Army To Niger Delta Avengers: Accept Peace Or Face War

NIGERIA: Army To Niger Delta Avengers: Accept Peace Or Face War 0

Nigeria is deploying troops into strategic positions in the Niger Delta to prepare to use force against militants if peace talks fail, defense chiefs said.

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NIGERIA: Anti-Boko Haram Task Force Says Recaptures Town In Borno State

NIGERIA: Anti-Boko Haram Task Force Says Recaptures Town In Borno State 0

Over 15,000 people have been killed and 2.4 million displaced. More than 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in previous attempts to recapture Damasak.

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SYRIA: Russian Starts Large-Scale Humanitarian Operation In Aleppo

SYRIA: Russian Starts Large-Scale Humanitarian Operation In Aleppo 0

“On behalf of the President of the Russian Federation, today, (we will) start a large-scale humanitarian operation together with the Syrian government to help civilians in Aleppo,” Shoigu said.

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SYRIA: Bashar Assad Offers Amnesty To Rebels

SYRIA: Bashar Assad Offers Amnesty To Rebels 0

Bashar Assad offer coincides with a government offensive which has completely encircled rebels in the eastern part of the city of Aleppo.

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AUSTRIA: Pakistani To Be Extradited Over Paris Attack Links

AUSTRIA: Pakistani To Be Extradited Over Paris Attack Links 0

“The extradition of the Pakistani man was declared admissible,” a spokesman for a regional court in the Austrian city of Linz said, declining to give any further details.

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PHILIPPINE: Duterte Declares Unilateral Ceasefire With Communist Rebels

PHILIPPINE: Duterte Declares Unilateral Ceasefire With Communist Rebels 0

Rodrigo Duterte: “Our troops will comply but they will not put their guard down. The ceasefire will cover combat operations against insurgents but not against lawless armed groups.”

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SYRIA: Manbij: Islamic State Rejects Ultimatum

SYRIA: Manbij: Islamic State Rejects Ultimatum 0

Manbij lies on key supply route to Islamic State’s de facto capital of Raqqa; losing it would be strategic defeat for militants.

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AFGHANISTAN: Hazara’s Protest: 80 Deaths, 200 Wounded By Islamic State Bombs

AFGHANISTAN: Hazara’s Protest: 80 Deaths, 200 Wounded By Islamic State Bombs 0

Bloodied survivors were dragged clear for help, others walked around dazed or screaming. The attack was the deadliest to hit Kabul in 15 years of civil war.

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TURKEY: Turkey Coup: Genocide In The Name Of Secularism

TURKEY: Turkey Coup: Genocide In The Name Of Secularism 0

The plot behind forcing secularism down the throat of other nations constitutes part of the long vision of imperialism to empty and enervate the cultural merits of others and subject them to servitude to the West.

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GERMANY: Munich Shooting: 18-Year-Old German-Iranian Kills 9 People

GERMANY: Munich Shooting: 18-Year-Old German-Iranian Kills 9 People 0

The incidents in Germany follow an attack in Nice, France, in which a Tunisian drove a truck into crowds celebrating Bastille Day, killing 84. Islamic State claimed responsibility.

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SYRIA: Russia Bombs American Base In Syria

SYRIA: Russia Bombs American Base In Syria 0

Moscow’s said that U.S. Central Command had never provided coordinates of their bases, so it had no precise way of knowing that it was an American facility.

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GERMANY: Munich Shopping Centre Shooting

GERMANY: Munich Shopping Centre Shooting 0

Munich police say many dead in ‘shooting rampage’ in shopping mall.

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SOUTH SUDAN: Salva Kiir Asks Riek Machar To Return To Capital

SOUTH SUDAN: Salva Kiir Asks Riek Machar To Return To Capital 0

“I am appealing for your return while reiterating my 100 percent commitment to ensuring your protection and overall security … ” President Salva Kiir said.

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TURKEY: Russia Warned Recep Tayyip Erdogan About Imminent Coup

TURKEY: Russia Warned Recep Tayyip Erdogan About Imminent Coup 0

Turkey’s National Intelligence Organization “received intel from its Russian counterpart that warned of an impending coup”.

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