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Belgium investigates station bomber shot dead by soldiers | World

Belgian troops in front of the Central Station in Brussels following the attack. Photo: Reuters  Belgian counter-terrorism police are investigating the motives of a suspected suicide bomber shot dead by troops guarding a Brussels railway station after he set off explosives that failed to injure anyone. “We consider this a ...

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Canada seeks to boost transparency with new security review agency | World

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photo: File OTTAWA: Canada’s government on Tuesday introduced legislation that would expand oversight of its security and intelligence agencies while enabling the country’s electronic spy agency to assist the military with cyber operations. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau intended the legislation to make good on a ...

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Lightning kills 22 in Bangladesh | World

Lightning strikes have killed at least 22 people in Bangladesh in the last 48 hours, authorities said Tuesday, a week after monsoon rains triggered a series of deadly landslides in the country. The deaths came as storms swept the country on Sunday and Monday, the head of the disaster management ...

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At least 10 killed in Mogadishu minibus bombing | World

MOGADISHU: At least 10 people were killed Tuesday when Al-Shabaab drove an explosives-laden minibus into local government offices in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to the security ministry. The minibus rammed through a security barrier outside offices in the southern district of Wadajir, injuring nine people including the district´s top ...

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