Tag "Terrorism"

DOZENS KILLED BY CATTLE THIEVES IN ZAMFARA STATE

Cattle thieves have killed more than 20 people in Nigeria’s northern state of Zamfara, officials say. The thieves arrived in the village of Zanoka on motorbikes, shooting at people and

AT LEAST 45 DEAD IN ATTACK ON NIGERIAN VILLAGE, POLICE SAY

ABUJA – At least 45 people died in an attack on a village in northern Nigeria, a police official told Reuters on Sunday, the latest in a string of incidents

NIGERIA MOSQUE ATTACK DEATH TOLL RISES TO 86

Gravediggers say dozens more than official number were killed in Tuesday’s double suicide attack in northeast Nigeria. Eighty-six people were killed in a double suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, gravediggers

WHY CLASHES ARE ON THE RISE BETWEEN FARMERS AND HERDSMEN IN THE SAHEL

As fireworks were lighting up the skies to usher in the New Year across the world, gunfire was echoing out in Nigeria’s Benue State. On this night alone, 73 people

FRENCH EMBASSY ‘ATTACKED’ IN OUGADOUGOU

(CNN)Four attackers at the French Embassy in Burkina Faso have been “neutralized,” the government of Burkina Faso said Friday. Both the French Embassy and the General Staff of the Armed

NIGERIA ARMY RELEASES 244 BOKO HARAM SUSPECTS

Nigeria’s army released 244 Boko Haram suspects who have denounced their membership in the deadly extremist group, Nigerian army officials said Tuesday. Those released Monday included 118 adult males, 56

NIGERIA HOLDS MASS BURIAL FOR 73 PEOPLE KILLED IN COMMUNAL VIOLENCE

MAKURDI, Nigeria – Seventy-three people killed since the start of the year in communal violence between semi-nomadic herdsmen and farmers were buried in Nigeria on Thursday highlighting a bloody conflict

WEAPONS, EXPLOSIVES RECOVERED FROM LAS VEGAS GUNMAN

LAS VEGAS – Police recovered a huge cache of guns and explosives on Monday from the Las Vegas hotel room and home of the man accused of killing at least

SUSPECTED BOKO HARAM MEMBERS KILL 18 PEOPLE IN NORTHEAST NIGERIA

MAIDUGURI – Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 18 people in northeast Nigeria on Friday, according to local witnesses and officials, the latest in an escalating number of lethal attacks in

Spanish police kill suspects in second attack after 13 die in Barcelona

Spanish police say they have shot dead five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils in a second vehicle attack, after an earlier one in Barcelona killed 13 people and

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