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Marks Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria, Egypt , as police tried to apprehend him, killing three officers and 14 civilians and injuring 48 others. "We are seeing simultaneous attacks, based on strong information, targeting big churches across the country". "Lots of bodies were torn apart and scattered on the floor", said an eye-witness who was standing on the church's altar when the bomb exploded.
  • Suspect charged for setting Atlanta freeway fire

    Suspect charged for setting Atlanta freeway fire

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    Things won't be back to normal for months, said Russell McMurry, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Transportation. Traffic was gridlocked in roads around the interstate on Friday. The north-south road runs directly through Atlanta's downtown. His bail was set Saturday at 200-thousand dollars, according to the Fulton County Sheriff's Office.
  • NASA finds ALIEN life possibility on Saturn's moon Enceladus

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    In fact, Enceladus may have methane breathing alien life already there. The instrument, acting as a human nose, has the ability to detect the composition of gases in its environment and picked up hydrogen in the spray. Cassini mission researchers looked into the results from images taken, which found plumes. When the researchers analysed this data, they concluded that nearly 98% of the plume gas is water, with 1% of hydrogen, and the rest being other molecules like carbon dioxide, methane, and ...
  • 'Right time' to use huge bomb in Afghanistan: US general

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    Nicknamed "the mother of all bombs", the weapon was dropped from an MC-130 aircraft in the Achin district of Nangarhar, bordering Pakistan. "This was the right weapon against the right target", Gen. The United Nations has raised concerns that the American air campaign is swelling civilian casualties in Afghanistan. "We were all scared and my children and my wife were crying".
  • USA dropped the 'mother of all bombs,' killing 36 Islamic State militants

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    It hasn't said how much it cost to develop the bomb or how many of them exist. The US claimed overnight that the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast has been used operationally for the first time in Afghanistan. The Taliban, who are expected to soon announce the start of this year's fighting season, also condemned what it called "America's heavy use of weapons on Afghanistan".
  • Russia slams watchdog probe of alleged Syria chemical attack

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow , denounced last week's USA attack on Syria as a "flagrant violation" of worldwide law and warned that any further such action would entail "grave consequences not only for regional but global security".
  • Europa League tie delayed by pitch invasion and violence

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    The 1905 GMT start of the quarter-final first leg was delayed by 45 minutes as officials attempted to clear the Parc OL playing area of fans. The French club have been hit with four charges, including "insufficient organisation" concerning the segregation of supporters, while Besiktas were charged with throwing projectiles and crowd disturbances .
  • Donald Trump Gave Syria Attack Order 'During Dessert'

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    And neither shows any sign of responding positively to the White House's newly forthright posture. As for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Trump said he's "doing the wrong thing" with his ongoing nuclear testing and saber-rattling. "Maybe he didn't like me but I think he liked me ... we understand each other". The biggest potential flashpoint is nuclear-armed North Korea , a rogue state that exists in nearly complete isolation - except for its tight relationship with China .
  • Global tensions continue to climb over North Korea

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    This year's joint war games between the USA and South Korean militaries are the biggest ever; the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier has been diverted back to the waters off Korea after heading for Australia; and United States satellite imagery suggests the North could conduct another underground nuclear test at any time.
  • Over 500 Iraqi Civilians Killed, Some 550 Wounded in March

    Over 500 Iraqi Civilians Killed, Some 550 Wounded in March

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    Al Ansari was killed with four others in a strike Saturday in al Qaim, Iraq, on the border with Syria, Scrocca said. Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, leader of the infamous militant terror organization Islamic State, is reportedly under siege and is close to being either captured or killed, according to Russian news agency RIA Novosti citing Iraqi military sources Sunday.
  • Venezuelan President Maduro calls for Supreme Court to reconsider ruling

    Venezuelan President Maduro calls for Supreme Court to reconsider ruling

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    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Friday rejected accusations that moves to consolidate his power in the crisis-hit country violated the constitution, after a sign of division emerged in his camp. A demonstrator wearing chains protests in Caracas against a Supreme Court ruling, later reversed, to assume the legislative decision-making powers of the National Assembly.