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Dallas police shooting: echoes of Isil tactics in black militant’s online ‘self radicalisation’

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG It sounds like a terrorist rallying cry from al-Qaeda or Isil: “Kill the pigs who kill our kids!” Yet this call for the murder of police officers was the slogan chanted by Malik Shabazz, the then leader of the New Black Panther Party, at a protest 20 years ago. Black extremist groups are nothing new in ...

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Killings of black men by US police officers lead to ‘revenge’ shootings across America

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG The killings of black men by American police have left the country on edge. There have been several separate incidents of black men shooting at white police officers and citizens across the country. At least one of these shootings is thought to be directly connected to anger among black communities at the shooting dead of two black men by ...

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South Sudan independence day violence leaves nearly 150 dead

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG The fifth anniversary of South Sudan’s independence was marred by violence that left nearly 150 soldiers and civilians dead, the spokesman for the country’s vice president said Saturday. Heavy gunfire broke out Friday between soldiers loyal to President Salva Kiir and those supporting Vice President Riek Machar, according to Machar’s spokesman, James Gatdet Dak. “South Sudan ...

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SERENA WILLIAMS & WIMBLEDON 2016-FINAL AND HER 22 GRAND-SLAM VICTORY

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG The World No 1 Serena Williams has done it again and gain this time for her 22 Grand-Slam title after defeating her rival  four seeded German Angelique Kerbe 7-5 and 6-3. Serena Williams did it in four straight sets , it was quite something people were amazed to see the power and superiority this young lady ...

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WHITE POLICE OFFICERS KILLED TWO BLACK MEN IN TWO DAYS IN AMERICA

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG It is clear to the whole world that black lives do not matters to some white police officers in the U.S.A. How can anyone kills another man because his car’s left side signal is not working? How can any police officer kills someone because a homeless man called and reported that a black man has a ...

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Cafe attackers were Bangladeshi, authorities say

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG All the attackers in the deadly assault on a cafe in Dhaka were Bangladeshi citizens, and five of them were militants that police had tried to arrest previously, Police Inspector General Shahidul Hoque told the media Saturday. Authorities also released the nationalities of the 20 hostages who were found dead inside the Holey Artisan Bakery cafe ...

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Baghdad bombing kills at least 125; ISIS claims responsibility

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG A suicide truck bomb ripped through a busy shopping district in Baghdad over the weekend, killing more than 100 in what was the deadliest single attack in the war-weary country in years. The brazen Saturday night attack in the heart of the packed Karrada neighborhood killed at least 125 people, including 25 children and 20 women. ...

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Syria Conflict: bombardment in Jayrud, 43 dead

Exclusive to The Middle East Online Edited by Nelly Tawil 43 people are dead after a fierce government bombardment on a opposition-controlled Syrian town, casualties included children and medical staff according to a monitoring group. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the airstrike and shelling lasted for hours on Saturday, striking Jayrud, a town situated 60 kilometers north-east ...

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High school teacher in Istanbul laid to rest

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG 28-year-old high school teacher Hüseyin Tunç is one of the victims of the Istanbul Ataturk Airport massacre. He was laid to rest where many of his students attended the service. Istanbul attackers connected to Central Asia Investigators say three of the men involved in the Istanbul airport terror attack came from Central Asia, and analysts say ...

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Obama had some pretty nice things to say about Canada during his speech to Parliament

  EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG The “bromance” that’s blossomed between Justin Trudeau and Barack Obama officially hit its honeymoon phase yesterday. The American president arrived at Parliament Hill to deliver a closing address to Canada following the end of an event known as the “Three Amigos” summit— where the leaders of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico came together to talk politics. ...

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