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Colombia kills dissident Farc rebel leader

BOGOTA: The Colombian military says it has killed one of the leaders of a faction of Farc rebels who have refused to abide by the peace process. Rodrigo Cadete, 52, died in an operation in the southern Caqueta region along with nine other militants. Colombian Defence Minister Guillermo Botero said ...

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Egypt police ‘kill 40 militants’ in raids after tourist bus blast

GIZA: Police in Egypt have killed dozens of militants during security raids on their hideouts, the interior ministry has said. The raids killed “40 terrorists” in Giza and North Sinai on Saturday morning, according to a statement from the ministry. It said the militants were planning a series of attacks ...

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Militants storm Save the Children aid group office in Afghanistan

KABUL: ISIS gunmen stormed the offices of a British charity in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad on Wednesday morning, killing three people and wounding at least 20, officials said. The attack came as the country was still reeling from an even deadlier assault on an international hotel in Kabul ...

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Taliban Kill 28 Afghan Police as Attacks Escalate Nationwide

KABUL: Taliban militants stormed police checkpoints late Saturday and before dawn Sunday in three provinces of Afghanistan, killing 28 policemen in the latest in a series of attacks across the country. Tens of heavily equipped insurgents, including holders of night-vision rifles, initially began sporadic shooting at three police checkpoints and ...

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Taliban Deny Fighters Raped American Hostage and Killed Baby

KABUL: The Taliban on Sunday denied an assertion by a freed Canadian hostage that his American wife had been raped during their five years of captivity and that their infant had been killed by the Haqqani Network, a brutal arm of the Afghan insurgency. The militants said the child had ...

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