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Mali declares 3 days of national mourning for massacre victims

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has announced three days of national mourning “in homage to the victims” of Sobane Da village massacre that left dozens of people dead. The Malian government on Wednesday sacked the governor of the central Mopti region where Monday’s “terrorist attack” against members of the ethnic Dogon group occurred. “Drawing lessons[…]

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Tutu lambasts Israeli ‘massacre’ in Gaza

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he is deeply distressed and broken hearted by the massacre perpetrated by the state of Israel in Gaza. On Monday 58 people were killed when Israeli troops opened fire during Palestinian protests. The violence came as the United States inaugurated its first embassy in Jerusalem.[…]

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ISIL ‘massacre’ reported in Deir Az Zor

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has been accused of carrying out a massacre in Syrian government-held districts in the eastern city of Deir Az Zor with a monitoring group saying more than 130 people were killed. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on[…]

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Remembering the Peshawar massacre

Chemistry teacher Andaleeb Aftab had spent the morning invigilating at an exam before taking a break in the school’s staff room. It was just as she was beginning to make her way back to the classroom that she heard the screams. There were gunmen in the school, a colleague was[…]

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