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Blasts Rock Beirut, Killing Dozens and Wounding Thousands

Blasts Rock Beirut, Killing Dozens and Wounding Thousands

Blasts Rock Beirut, Killing Dozens and Wounding Thousands Blasts Rock Beirut, Killing Dozens and Wounding Thousands Lebanon’s last major war was in 2006, between Israel and Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed militant group and political party that remains committed to the destruction of the Jewish state. In recent years, Israel has launched frequent airstrikes on Hezbollah targets in neighboring Syria, but has …

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Omar Hassan al-Bashir Is Gone, but the Killing Goes On in Darfur

Omar Hassan al-Bashir Is Gone, but the Killing Goes On in Darfur

Omar Hassan al-Bashir Is Gone, but the Killing Goes On in Darfur Omar Hassan al-Bashir Is Gone, but the Killing Goes On in Darfur CAIRO — On camels, horses and motorbikes, dozens of Arab militiamen stormed into the remote village in Darfur, in western Sudan, firing wildly, witnesses said. Houses were pillaged, animals stolen and water tanks smashed. Villagers ran …

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Officer Details Killing of Police Partner in Trial of Americans in Rome

Officer Details Killing of Police Partner in Trial of Americans in Rome

Officer Details Killing of Police Partner in Trial of Americans in Rome Officer Details Killing of Police Partner in Trial of Americans in Rome A fight immediately ensued, and he began rolling around on the ground with Mr. Natale Hjorth, “clumsily,” he said. Then, he said, “I heard Mario scream, ‘Stop, stop, Carabinieri,’ with a voice that wasn’t his own,” …

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Driver Purposely Drove Bus Into China Reservoir, Killing 21, Police Say

Driver Purposely Drove Bus Into China Reservoir, Killing 21, Police Say

Driver Purposely Drove Bus Into China Reservoir, Killing 21, Police Say Driver Purposely Drove Bus Into China Reservoir, Killing 21, Police Say A bus crash in southwest China last week that killed 21 people and injured 15 others was caused by the driver, who deliberately steered into a reservoir because he was angry at the demolition of his home, the …

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Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing

Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing

Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing Ethiopia Announces Arrests in Prominent Singer’s Killing NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia has said that two men have been arrested in connection with the killing of Hachalu Hundessa, a well-known musician and activist whose death last month was followed by unrest in which hundreds were killed. Attorney General Adanech Abebe announced the arrests in …

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The Killing of Qassim Suleimani Was Unlawful, Says U.N. Expert

The Killing of Qassim Suleimani Was Unlawful, Says U.N. Expert

The Killing of Qassim Suleimani Was Unlawful, Says U.N. Expert The Killing of Qassim Suleimani Was Unlawful, Says U.N. Expert GENEVA — A United Nations expert investigating summary executions said on Thursday that the United States’ targeted killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani of Iran was unlawful and risked eroding international laws that govern the conduct of hostilities. Agnes Callamard, …

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Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government

Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government

Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government Killing of Security Analyst Seen as Message to Iraqi Government BAGHDAD — The assassination of an outspoken Iraqi researcher who had antagonized the Islamic State as well as Iraq’s Shiite militias was seen Tuesday as a message to the Iraqi government, but it was unclear who killed him. The researcher, …

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George Floyd’s Killing Prompts Africans to Call for Police Reform at Home

George Floyd’s Killing Prompts Africans to Call for Police Reform at Home

George Floyd’s Killing Prompts Africans to Call for Police Reform at Home George Floyd’s Killing Prompts Africans to Call for Police Reform at Home NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenyan and American protesters knelt outside the United States Embassy in Nairobi one morning last month, outraged at George Floyd’s killing and the racism and brutality they saw across the Atlantic. But they …

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Trial of 20 Saudis in Jamal Khashoggi Killing Opens in Turkey

Trial of 20 Saudis in Jamal Khashoggi Killing Opens in Turkey

Trial of 20 Saudis in Jamal Khashoggi Killing Opens in Turkey Trial of 20 Saudis in Jamal Khashoggi Killing Opens in Turkey ISTANBUL — Turkey opened a trial into the death of the Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul on Friday, charging 20 Saudi citizens in absentia, in a case that friends and human rights officials welcomed as an important …

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Killing of Hachalu Hundessa Shows Ethiopia’s ‘Combustible’ Politics

Killing of Hachalu Hundessa Shows Ethiopia’s ‘Combustible’ Politics

Killing of Hachalu Hundessa Shows Ethiopia’s ‘Combustible’ Politics Killing of Hachalu Hundessa Shows Ethiopia’s ‘Combustible’ Politics NAIROBI, Kenya — In life, Hachalu Hundessa’s protest songs roused and united Ethiopians yearning for freedom and justice. He is doing the same in death, with thousands flocking on Thursday to bury him in Ambo, the town 60 miles west of the Ethiopian capital …

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