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World - Africa
6/21/2022 2:34:47 PM
Gunmen from a criminal gang have kidnapped 36 people after attacking several villages and two churches in northwest Nigeria, a local government official said Monday.

World - Region
6/21/2022 9:42:19 AM
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on late Monday called for the Security Council to extend its authorization of cross-border aid into northwest Syria by a year -- a policy that veto-holding Russia has criticized.

World - International
5/17/2022 12:21:00 PM
Pakistani security forces killed two local Taliban commanders in a shootout Tuesday in a former militant stronghold in the country's northwest, the military said.

World - Africa
5/14/2022 9:22:57 PM
Hundreds of people in Nigeria's northwestern city of Sokoto demonstrated Saturday over the arrest of two students following the murder of a Christian student accused of blasphemy, residents said.

World - Africa
4/28/2022 12:34:49 PM
When dozens of gunmen raided Abubakar Aliyu's village in central Nigeria two weeks ago, they stormed in on motorbikes, each carrying one or two attackers who opened fire and chased down residents.

World - Africa
4/11/2022 1:04:30 PM
Gunmen who carried out a high-profile attack on a train in northwest Nigeria last month have released a video showing about two dozen of the hostages they kidnapped in the assault.

World - Africa
4/4/2022 1:12:15 PM
One week after gunmen attacked a train with explosives in northwestern Nigeria, the whereabouts of 168 passengers are still unknown, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
4/3/2022 12:58:49 PM
The mayor of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv, Vitali Klitschko, has expressed shock at what he called ``cruel war crimes'' committed by Russian soldiers in the town of Bucha northwest of the capital.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/23/2022 7:55:13 AM
The battle for Ukraine's cities thundered across its suburbs Tuesday, with the Ukrainian military saying it forced Russian troops out of a strategically important Kyiv suburb, while Russian forces took partial control of three northwest areas where there's been fighting for weeks.

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.

World - Africa
3/12/2022 2:11:27 PM
Ethiopia on Saturday vowed to investigate and take action against uniformed soldiers and others seen in a gruesome video burning a man alive in the country's northwest.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
3/4/2022 6:58:19 PM
Egypt has "strongly" condemned the terror attack that targeted a Shia Muslim mosque in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar during Friday prayers that left scores of worshipers killed and injured.

World - International
3/4/2022 4:37:00 PM
A suicide bomber struck inside a Shiite Muslim mosque in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar during Friday prayers, killing at least 56 worshippers and wounding 194 people, hospital officials said.

World - Region
2/21/2022 10:19:29 AM
An Iranian fighter jet crashed Monday in a residential area of the northwestern city of Tabriz killing three people, including two crew, state television reported.

Multimedia - In Pictures
2/6/2022 1:17:53 PM
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly visted the glamorous city of New Alamein, which is under-construction on the Mediterranean in northwestern Egypt.

Egypt - Society
2/4/2022 7:41:38 PM
Rains of varying intensity poured over most northern Egypt on Friday, including Greater Cairo, the Delta, the Suez Canal’s cities, and northwestern coastal cities.

World - Region
2/3/2022 10:27:47 AM
U.S. special operations forces conducted a large-scale counterterrorism raid in northwestern Syria overnight Thursday, in what the Pentagon said was a "successful mission.'' Residents and activists reported multiple deaths, including civilians, from the attack.

World - Region
1/17/2022 11:22:44 AM
Taliban fighters paraded through a northwest Afghan city in a show of strength at the weekend, days after reinforcements were sent to quell unrest over the detention of a popular commander.

World - Africa
1/9/2022 7:08:18 PM
Aid agencies have suspended their work in an area of Ethiopia's Tigray region after a deadly airstrike on a camp for people displaced by the conflict, the UN's emergency response agency said Sunday.

World - Africa
1/9/2022 12:28:29 PM
Gunmen in northwest Nigeria's Kebbi state have freed 30 students and a teacher after seven months of captivity, according to a local official.

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