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An Algerian military plane crashed and caught fire today killing 257 people, mostly army personnel and members of their families, officials said.

An AFP photographer at the scene saw the charred wreckage of the plane in a field near the Boufarik airbase from where the plane had taken off.

Hundreds of ambulances and dozens of fire trucks with their sirens wailing rushed to the scene of the crash about 25 kilometres southwest of Algiers.

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The shooter in the YouTube incident has been identified as Nasim Aghdam, a 39-year-old woman, reported NBC. The shooter apparently had a YouTube channel called NasimWonder1 where she even ranted against Google accusing YouTube of discriminating and the filtering h ... Read more »

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BEIJING: China on Tuesday denied as "unnecessary" speculation reports that it was planning to build a military base at Jiwani in Pakistan's Balochistan province close to the ... Read more »
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MOGADISHU, Somalia, October 16 (AP) — The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s information minister said early Monday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll was expected to rise.

In a tweet, Abdirahman Osman called the attack “barbaric” and said countries including Turkey and Kenya had already offered to send medical aid. Hospita ... Read more »

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The official said the bodies were piled on top of each other, indicating a possible stampede as people tried to flee the fire.

A fire department official in Malaysia says a fire at an Islamic religious school on the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur has killed at least 25 people, mostly teenagers.

The official says the fire started early on Thursday at the top f ... Read more »

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Angus DeatonSTOCKHOLM — Scottish economist Angus Deaton has won the Nobel memorial prize in economic sciences for "his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Monday.

Deaton, who was born in Edinburgh in 1945, now works at Princeton University in the United States.

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ANKARA: At least 30 people were killed and 126 wounded in twin blasts targeting a peace rally outside the train station in the Turkish capital Ankara, the interior ministry said in a statement.

The area was to have hosted a peace rally organised by leftist groups later in the day, including the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP).

Eyewitnesses told AFP several corpses were seen lying on the ... Read more »

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Sydeny: Four people were arrested in Australia today over the terror-linked murder of a police employee after coordinated raids by more than 200 officers on properties across Sydney.

Those seized in the dawn operation were aged between 16 and 22 and face questioning over Friday's killing of Curtis Cheng outside New South Wales state police headquarters in the city's west.

Farhad Jabar, 15, who authorities said was born in Iran of Iraqi and Kurdish background and had no ... Read more »

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KATHMANDU: Nepal on Sunday adopted its new fully secular and democratic Constitution, achieved after seven years of painstaking deliberations, amid violent protests by minority Madhesi groups over a seven province federal structure. 

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NEW DELHI: The Eiffel Tower was closed to all visitors today after a terror scare at the iconic landmark in Paris.

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