Head of logistics for Malian terrorist group arrested in Bamako

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BAMAKO, May 9 — A Malian national, suspected of being the head of logistics and arms carrier for jihadist groups in southern Mali, was arrested last week in a Bamako suburb by the country's police, a security source said over the weekend.

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4 workers killed in factory blast in northern Algeria

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ALGIERS, Oct. 19 — At least four people were killed on Sunday in a factory explosion in northern Algeria, according to a statement from the Defense Ministry.

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President Aquino leads National Heroes' Day rites

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MANILA, Aug. 31 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led on Monday the commemoration of National Heroes' Day at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

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UN Security Council condemns terrorist attack on UN mission in Mali

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UNITED NATIONS, July 3 — The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned "in the strongest terms" the terrorist attack a convoy of UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, MINUSMA, which killed six peacekeepers and injured five others.

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President Aquino appeals for public understanding over Mamasapano incident

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SILANG, Cavite, March 26 — President Benigno C. Aquino III on Thursday appealed for public understanding over the Mamasapano incident, maintaining that he was kept in the dark by people he trusted to carry out the January 25 operation.

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DPRK lifts Ebola quarantine

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PYONGYANG, March 3 — The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has removed quarantine measures against Ebola as from Tuesday, except for visitors from West Africa, the official KCNA news agency told Xinhua.

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U.S. says supports Algeria fighting extremism

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ALGIERS, March 4 — The United States said on Tuesday said it supports Algeria's efforts in fighting extremism and its peaceful approach to restoring peace in the region.

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UN chief slams deadly attack on UN camp in Mali

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UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 18 — The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Saturday slammed an attack on a UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) camp in northern Mali.

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Ebola virus death toll in West Africa reaches 8,220

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GENEVA, Jan. 7 — The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak has reached 8,220 and 20,712 are infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Tuesday.

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Ebola virus death toll in West Africa reaches 8,220

January 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ebola virus death toll in West Africa reaches 8,220 

GENEVA, Jan. 7 — The death toll from the current Ebola outbreak has reached 8,220. As many as 20,712 are infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Tuesday.

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