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World - Africa
6/11/2024 2:45:51 PM
Gunmen from criminal gangs killed 26 people, including four policemen, and kidnapped dozens more in a raid on a northwestern Nigerian village, the latest in a spate of attacks, police and a local official said.

World - International
3/12/2024 7:28:31 PM
Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry announced Tuesday that he would resign once a transitional presidential council is created, bowing to international pressure to make way for new leadership in the country overwhelmed by violent gangs.

World - International
1/10/2024 4:03:28 PM
Ecuador's president gave orders Tuesday to "neutralize" criminal gangs after gunmen opened fire in a TV studio and bandits threatened random executions on a second day of terror in the violence-riddled country.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Nakba remembered
5/15/2023 12:37:13 PM
Battles between Arab guerrilla troops and the Haganah, aided by the Zionist gangs, intensified during the month of March, 1948

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/16/2023 2:07:51 PM
Egyptian MP and journalist Mostafa Bakry has filed a briefing request with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry regarding the measures taken by the ministry to secure the release six Egyptian Christian workers who have been kidnapped and held for ransom in Libya for over a week.

World - Africa
1/10/2023 6:22:36 PM
Twelve Nigeria security personnel and local vigilantes were killed by unidentified gunmen in an area of northwestern Kaduna state where criminal gangs and jihadists are both active, officials said on Tuesday.

World - International
11/30/2022 12:48:56 PM
From torture and murder in the Netherlands and Serbia to an unprecedented web of corruption in Belgium, the Sky ECC investigation has shone a light into some of Europe's darkest corners.

Arts & Culture - Music
9/29/2022 1:34:08 PM
Coolio, the US rapper best known for the chart-topping 1995 song "Gangsta's Paradise," has died, his manager said Wednesday. He was 59 years old.

World - Africa
8/11/2022 2:50:59 PM
Mounting attacks from jihadists and criminal gangs, including a brazen assault close to the capital, are creating a headache for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari as he sees out his last six months in office.

World - International
7/16/2022 9:38:58 PM
The U.N. human rights office on Saturday expressed concern about rising violence around Haiti's capital, saying 99 people have been reported killed in recent fighting between rival gangs in the Cite Soleil district alone.

Arts & Culture - Screens
5/27/2022 12:52:15 PM
Actor Ray Liotta, who starred in Martin Scorsese's gangster classic "Goodfellas," has died suddenly in the Dominican Republic, officials and police said Thursday. He was 67.

World - International
5/9/2022 9:28:40 PM
A clash between rival Ecuadorian gangs has left 43 inmates dead, officials said Monday, little more than a month after another prison riot resulted in 20 deaths.

World - International
4/4/2022 9:18:42 PM
A clash between prison gangs armed with guns and knives left 20 people dead, Ecuadorian officials said Monday, and they announced that they had fully regained control of the penitentiary.

World - Africa
3/22/2022 11:25:50 PM
Gunmen have killed 34 people in northwest Nigeria's Kaduna State, including two soldiers, in the latest attack blamed on heavily-armed criminal gangs, local authorities said on Tuesday.

Sports - World
3/12/2022 10:18:57 AM
Fan violence, homophobic chanting and signs of criminal gangs infiltrating the stands -- challenges are stacking up for Mexican football authorities four years before they co-host the World Cup.

World - Africa
12/20/2021 1:43:26 PM
Nigerian security forces are searching for armed gangs who killed 47 people in attacks in recent days in rural areas of the country's northwest, the latest killings in the troubled region.

World - International
10/21/2021 9:54:30 PM
The leader of the 400 Mawozo gang that police say is holding 17 members of a kidnapped missionary group is seen in a video released Thursday saying he will kill them if he doesn't get what he's demanding.

World - Africa
10/10/2021 1:44:18 PM
Gunmen from gangs of cattle thieves and kidnappers have opened fire on a market in northwest Nigeria, killing at least 19 people, officials and local residents said Sunday.

World - International
9/29/2021 6:39:54 PM
Thirty prisoners were killed and 47 wounded in a battle between armed inmates aligned to rival gangs at a jail in Ecuador's largest city Tuesday, officials said.

World - International
9/17/2021 12:27:17 PM
Taliban gunmen who now control the prison say the 11 blocks in the main wing each used to house 1,500 inmates -- mostly common criminals, petty thieves and hardcore gangsters

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