Thursday, September 19, 2019

Democratic Republic of the Congo: Army kills military commander of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (DFLR) rebel group suspected of war crimes

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The Democratic Republic of Congo’s army said it killed the military commander of a Rwandan rebel group whom the International Criminal Court suspected of war crimes.

Sylvestre Mudacumura of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda was killed around 5 a.m. when his camp was attacked by government forces in eastern Congo, regional army spokesman Richard Kasonga said by phone Wednesday.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Afghanistan: 22 killed and 38 wounded in Kabul suicide bombing claimed by taliban

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Officials at Afghanistan’s Ministry of Interior (MoI) confirmed that the explosion near Massoud Square on Tuesday was caused by a suicide attacker, and that it detonated close to one of the Ministry of Defense’s buildings in Police District 9 (PD9) in the city of Kabul.

According to a Ministry of Interior statement, at least 22 civilians were killed and 38 others were wounded in the blast, including women and children.

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Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Tajikistan: Clashes in Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border leave 1 dead and 19 wounded

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A shoot-out on a disputed section of the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan in the Ferghana Valley has left at least one border guard dead and 19 other people wounded, officials from both countries say.

Both sides blamed each other for starting the September 16 shooting in Kyrgyzstan’s Leylek district and the Bobojon Ghafurov district of Tajikistan.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

Egypt: Egyptian police kill terrorist group elements in north Sinai

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Egyptian police forces killed a terrorist group during a shootout in the country’s restive North Sinai Province, Egyptian Ministry of Interior announced Sunday.

Three officers and one policeman were also injured in the exchange of fire, the ministry said in a statement.

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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Yemen: Yemeni officials say Houthi rebel shelling killed 13 civilians

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Yemeni security officials say shelling by Houthi rebels has killed at least 13 civilians including women and children in the provinces of Hodeida and Taiz.

The officials said Saturday the attacks killed at least 11 people, including six from one family, south of the Red Sea city of Hodeida in the past 24 hours.

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