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US Sanctions Six Over DR Congo Conflict

The United States treasury on Thursday announced the sanctioning of six Rwandans and Congolese alleged to have contributed to the ongoing conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo). The US Department of State in its statement says “Each of these individuals is contributing to instability in the eastern DR Congo and, in many cases, perpetrating human rights abuses, including sexual violence and violence against children,” The […]

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Six Killed In China Kindergarten Attack

Six people were killed and one wounded in an attack at a kindergarten in South China’s Guangdong province on Monday, a spokeswoman for the city government said. “The victims include one teacher, two parents, and three students,” she said. She did not offer details about the identities and ages of the victims nor on the weapon used in the attack, which took place in the city of Lianjiang. “One suspect […]

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Retirement Home Fire in Milan Leaves Six Dead

Six people have died and 81 others have been taken to hospital after a fire broke out in a room in a retirement home in the Italian city of Milan. The alarm was raised in the early hours of Friday at the Casa dei Coniugi home for the elderly. The blaze was quickly contained but Milan Mayor Giuseppe Sala said rescuers had to bring everyone out "almost one by one […]

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