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Boko Haram leader in new video denies reports of his death

A statement signed by Colonel Sani K. Usman, acting Army Director of Public Relations, said the suspected terrorists launched the attack on Kwang while scavenging for food. While the ensuing videos all show someone sporting Shekau's distinctive beard, the grainy quality of the footage means it is not always possible to confirm if the person is the same as in the previous videos.


HURRICANE MATTHEW - Pres. Obama declares state of emergency in North Carolina

HURRICANE MATTHEW - Pres. Obama declares state of emergency in North Carolina

Those counties span the east coast from the Treasure Coast to northeast Florida - areas which felt the brunt of Matthew in the state: Brevard, Duval, Flagler, Indian River, Nassau, St. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that NY will dispatch emergency management personnel for recovery efforts in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.


Boy's killing sparks fresh clashes, curfew in Indian Kashmir

Boy's killing sparks fresh clashes, curfew in Indian Kashmir

In the revenge attack, Indian soldiers brought back heads of three Pakistani soldiers, the Hindu said. Exercising the Right of Reply, minister in India's Permanent Mission to the UN, Srinivas Prasad, strongly rejected remarks made by Pakistan's envoy to the UN, Maleeha Lodhi, in which she had said that the non-implementation of UN Security Council resolutions for a plebiscite in Kashmir is the "most persistent" failure of the UN.



Palestinian shooter in Jerusalem kills 2, wounds 5

She identified him as a 39-year-old man from the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan. The Palestinian attacks began around the Jewish holidays a year ago. Gaza-based terror group Hamas praised the attack and said it was "a natural reaction to the crimes of the occupation". Nickolay Mladenov, the United Nations special envoy for the Middle East peace process, condemned the shooting, saying "nothing can justify such attacks".


Security Council formally recommends Guterres as next United Nations chief

Security Council formally recommends Guterres as next United Nations chief

Speaking in Lisbon after the council's vote, Guterres said he accepted the endorsement with "gratitude and humility". "Humility when facing the dramatic problems of today's world and humility that is needed to serve". As the UN's refugee chief, Guterres made impassioned appeals to the conscience of the worldwide community over the worst refugee crisis since the World War Two, and he vowed to carry on being a spokesman for the "downtrodden" if he became the United Nations secretary ...



Pakistan, India NSAs Talk Over Phone, Agree to Reduce Tension: Sartaj Aziz

Pakistan violated the ceasefire second time in the last 24 hours, along the Line of Control (LoC). He said that the Indian army is retaliating the Pakistan shelling and firing in Saujian as well. The fresh attack comes after terrorists attacked the Indian Army and BSF camps in Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, in which a Border Security Force (BSF) personnel was killed.