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Boko Haram 'ousted from Sambisa forest bastion'

Boko Haram 'ousted from Sambisa forest bastion'

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai , on Saturday reassured Nigerians that the army will take every necessary step to restore normalcy across the northeast. Boko Haram , which pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and stepped up coordination with the latter organization earlier this year, was founded in 2002 and launched a violent uprising in 2009.


Marcus Mariota carted off with air cast on leg

Marcus Mariota carted off with air cast on leg

The Jaguars were very impressive under interim coach Doug Marrone today, both offensively and defensively. "It's the first time this season we have been beaten like that". To cap off the afternoon, Jalen Ramsey picked off a Matt Cassel pass to racing 30 yards to the end zone with a pick-six. The team takes on the Jaguars at Noon Saturday.



14 dead in 'horrific' Malaysian bus crash

Meanwhile, the injured victims were identified as seven local men, five Singaporean men, two Myanmar men, a Singaporean woman and a woman whose identity is yet to be ascertained. In the incident early this morning, the express bus crashed into a 10-metre ravine before hitting the concrete wall of the tunnel at Kampung Jayor, near the Pagoh Rest and Service Area.



Trump on nuclear weapons tweet: Let it be an arms race

While there is widespread agreement that the US deterrent must be modernized, little enthusiasm has been expressed elsewhere for increasing the number of nuclear warheads. "If the president-elect had paid attention to his security briefings he would know the world is awash in nuclear weapons", Mason told Global News. "In 28 days he's going to have control of the nuclear arsenal".


Germany: 12 Killed After Truck Plows Through Christmas Market

Germany: 12 Killed After Truck Plows Through Christmas Market

Two officers asked him for ID documents, at which point Amri "immediately" pulled a gun from his backpack and shot one of the policemen in the shoulder. Police found Amri's identification documents and finger prints in the cab of the truck, German officials confirmed Thursday. The company that owned the truck said it lost contact with its driver prior to the attack, leading police to suspect it had been hijacked somewhere along its route.


Kerry told movement of Gullen behind killing of Russian ambassador

Kerry told movement of Gullen behind killing of Russian ambassador

Putin further said that only response to the assassination should be an increase in the intensity of the fight against terrorism. Russian Federation has flown a team of investigators to Turkey to help with the investigation. The U.S. State Department, involved in diplomatic contacts with Russian Federation in an attempt to resolve a refugee crisis unfolding around the city of Aleppo, condemned the attack.