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Eight Egyptian soldiers, 14 militants killed in the Sinai attack: the army

CAIRO (Reuters) – Eight Egyptian soldiers and 14 militants were killed in the fighting in central Sinai on Saturday when gunmen carrying explosive belts and grenades directed a military checkpoint, the army said. The attack was the greatest against Egyptian security forces since President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi won a second term last month, promising to work for stability and security …

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"Winnie!" South Africa offers farewell to Madikizela-Mandela

JOHANNESBURG – Million South Africans said an emotional farewell to the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela anti-apartheid icon on Saturday during her official funeral, with supporters defending their complex legacy. Thousands of sorors packed a stadium of 40,000 seats celebrating the powerful figure that will be buried as a national hero after lively debate on how she should remember after her death on …

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AP Analysis: Gaza Flare-up has been a year to come

by Josef Federman and Dan Perry | AP of Josef Federman and Dan Perry | AP 14 April at 06:02 COUNTRIES ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER – The inflow of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive invaders of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shoot at Palestinian protesters who burn tires and throw firebombs over what looks like …

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S.Africa lies to rest & Mama & # 39; Winnie Mandela

Soweto (South Africa) (AFP) – South Africa is resting on the apartheid symbol and Nelson Mandela's former wife Winnie Mandela with full state hero at a funeral stadium in Soweto on Saturday. Thousands of sorors burst into a loud bowl when the coffin carrying her remains was rolled into the arena less than two kilometers from her home. The coffin …

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Syria flight strikes: Britain is convinced of Syria flight strike success

Media Playback Not Supported on Your Device Mediaskrift The RAF plan took off from their flight bases in Cyprus before the strikes in Syria The United Kingdom is "convinced" that air attacks are conducted by Britain, the United States and France on suspected chemical weapons facilities in Syria have been successful, said PM. Theresa May also said it had been …

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The latest: Cheers, screaming of "Winnie!" At the funeral of the icon

Mourners attend funeral service of the anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018. Madikizela-Mandela died April 2 at the age of 81. (Themba Hadebe / Associated Press) By Associated Press By Associated Press April 14 at 03:36 JOHANNESBURG – The latest at the funeral of anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela – Mandela …

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