MOGADISHU — Somali police on Friday night killed three Al-Shabaab militants during a fierce gun battle in the capital, Mogadishu.

wpid-Mogadishu-explosion.jpgPolice commander of Mogadishu’s Heliwa District Khalif Abdulle Mo’allim confirmed the death of the three militants who attempted to storm a police station. (Somalia-Al-Shabaab-Gun Fight)
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HELSINKI — Finland is now demanding that ferry lines operating between Finland and Germany check visas when the passengers embark in northern Germany, Finnish media reported on Saturday.

The service between northern Germany and Finnish southern ports has become a popular route for refugees who are able to pay the ferry tickets. In the port of Helsinki Finnish authorities have charted busses to take new arrivals to a registration center. (Finland-Refugee Crisis)
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ISLAMABAD — At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when gas cylinder of a van carrying wedding guests exploded in Pakistan’s northwest Karak district on Sunday, local media reported.

Urdu TV channel Abb Takk reported that the overloaded vehicle fall into a ravine while negotiating a sharp turn, following which its gas cylinder exploded, engulfing it in flames at Sanda Kharam area of Karak, a district in the country’s northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. (Pakistan-Vehicle Explosion)
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NEW DELHI — The death toll of Indian security forces personnel in Saturday’s terror attack on a key Indian Air Force base in the northern state of Punjab has touched seven.

Three security forces personnel were killed on the spot while 12 others injured Saturday while neutralizing four suspected Pakistani militants who had launched the terror attack on the airbase in Pathankot. (India-Air Base Attack)
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TEHRAN — Iranian protesters against the execution of a Shi’ite leader by Saudi Arabia set parts of Saudi consulate in fire in Iran’s northeastern religious city of Mashhad on Saturday, Tabnak news website reported.

The move came after the Saudi Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that 47 people, including the prominent Shi’ite leader Nimr al-Nimr, were executed on terrorist charges. (Iran-Saudi Arabia-Row) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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