Saturday, 5 December 2020

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Eight dead in car bomb attack at Colombian police school

BOGOTA: A car bomb attack on a police cadet training school in the Colombian capital Bogota left at least eight people dead and 10 injured on Thursday, the defense ministry said. The attack happened at the General Francisco de Paula Santander Officer’s School in the south of Bogota during a ...

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Blast and gunfire around Nairobi luxury hotel

KENYA: A luxury hotel complex is under attack in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi۔ At least two blasts and gunfire were heard at the compound in the Westlands district of the city, which houses the DusitD2 hotel as well as offices. The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabab claimed the attack but gave ...

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15 killed in cargo plane crash in northern Iran

TEHRAN: At least 15 people were killed in a Boeing 707 plane crash near Iran’s northern city of Karaj, the Iranian Student News Agency (ISNA) reported. Among the 15 killed, 14 men and one woman on board, 10 could be identified and five others need further genetic examinations, Hamid Davood ...

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Foreign consulates evacuated in Melbourne, Australia

MELBOURNE: Emergency services responded to multiple reports of suspicious packages found at multiple international consulates across Melbourne, Australia. Police in Australia reported that they were investigating suspicious packages sent to multiple embassies and consulates. “The packages are being examined by attending emergency services,” the Australian Federal Police said in a short statement without providing further ...

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At least 2 Killed as bomb detonates in Philippines

MANILA: A powerful blast detonated outside a shopping mall in the Philippines’ southern island of Mindanao, leaving at least two people dead and dozens injured, the Mindanao Examiner reported. The bomb was allegedly planted on a motorcycle taxi parked outside the shopping mall in Cotabato City, where people were buying ...

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Former Ukrainian MP Iryna Berezhna killed in car crash

KIEV: Former Ukrainian MP from the Party of Regions Iryna Berezhna has been killed in a car accident. This information was confirmed by ex-MP Olena Bondarenko on her Facebook page. “Yes, it’s true,” she wrote. Earlier the LB.ua informed about the death of Berezhna in a car accident. According to ...

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222 dead as volcano-triggered tsunami hits Indonesia

CARITA: A volcano-triggered tsunami has left at least 222 people dead and hundreds more injured after slamming without warning into beaches around Indonesia’s Sunda Strait, officials said Sunday, voicing fears that the toll would rise further. Hundreds of buildings were destroyed by the wave, which hit the coast of southern ...

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UN sec general ‘closely’ monitoring deteriorating situation in IoK

NEW YORK: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is “closely” following the deteriorating situation in Indian Kashmir where a security clampdown and strikes following huge anti-India demonstrations have shut down the region. While talking to media in New York, a spokesman of UN Secretary General, Stephane Dujarric said we are monitoring ...

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Four dead, 43 injured in Ankara train crash

ANKARA: A high-speed train crashed into a locomotive in the Turkish capital on Thursday, killing four people and injuring 43, the Ankara governor said. Governor Vasip Sahin told reporters in televised remarks that “43 people were injured and unfortunately four of our citizens were found dead”, as the fast train ...

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