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RAF killed ‘4,000 fighters in Iraq and Syria’

[ad_1] Image caption Mosul was hit by bombing raids and retaken from IS The RAF killed or injured 4,315 enemy fighters in Iraq and Syria between September 2014 and January this year, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said. Yet the MoD says only one civilian was killed in the airstrikes, according to figures released to the charity Action on Armed Violence (AOAV).Of those harmed, 4,013, or 93%, were killed,
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Alabama tornadoes: Seven family members among 23 killed

[ad_1] Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAerials show Alabama tornado destructionSeven members of one family were among the 23 victims identified after an outbreak of tornadoes devastated the US state of Alabama, officials have said.Every victim, including four children, were found in close proximity to their homes, rescue crews say.The victims range in age from six to 89, Lee County Coroner Bill Harris told a news conference.Up
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Pulwama attack: Four India soldiers killed in Kashmir gun battle

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption The encounter occurred in Pulwama, where more than 40 Indian soldiers were killed in a suicide attack on Thursday Four soldiers have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir in a gun battle with militants, police say. The encounter occurred in Pulwama district, where more than 40 Indian soldiers were killed in a suicide attack on Thursday.A civilian was also killed in the shootout as Indian
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Pilot killed in light aircraft crash in Belchamp Walter

[ad_1] Image caption Police said the victim's next-of-kin had been informed A pilot died when his light aircraft crashed in Essex.The man, aged in his 50s, was the only person on board and was pronounced dead at the scene in Belchamp Walter, police said.Essex Police said they were called to reports of a "light aircraft in distress" at 11:50 GMT.Eight fire crews from Essex and Suffolk were also sent to
Entertainment

Rosamund Pike on playing the ‘fierce’ war reporter killed by the Syrian regime

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images/Altitude Films Image caption Marie Colvin in 2011 (left) and Rosamund Pike in A Private War A US court has found the Syrian government liable for war correspondent Marie Colvin's death, just as a film about her arrives in UK cinemas.On Thursday, Colvin's death in 2012 was deemed an "extrajudicial killing" by US District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who ordered President Bashar al-Assad's government to pay
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Boy, 17, killed in Islington stabbing, three arrested

[ad_1] Image copyright @Paul_Convery Image caption The attack happened on Caledonian Road just before 19:00 GMT Three teenagers have been arrested after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a street attack.The victim was pronounced dead in Caledonian Road, Islington, north London, after police were called at about 19:00 GMT on Tuesday.Two boys, aged 16 and 17, were arrested on suspicion of murder close to the scene, Scotland Yard
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Jolo church attack: Many killed in Philippines

[ad_1] Two bombs at a Roman Catholic cathedral in southern Philippines have killed at least 19 people and injured dozens more, officials say.The first blast happened as Sunday Mass was being celebrated at the church on Jolo island, where Islamist militants are active.As soldiers responded, a second device was detonated in the car park.The attack comes days after a majority-Muslim area in the region voted for greater autonomy in a
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Thai Buddhist monks killed in temple shooting

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Armed police were deployed to the temple in Narathiwat province Two Buddhist monks have been fatally shot and two others wounded inside a temple in southern Thailand. Witnesses described seeing gunmen dressed in black arrive on motorbikes before storming the Rattanaupap temple, shooting the monks at close range.No one has claimed Friday's attack, but it took place in Narathiwat province near the border
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Alfie Lamb death: Boy ‘killed for being noisy’

[ad_1] Image copyright Family handout Image caption Alfie Lamb was described in court as a "smiley" boy A three-year-old boy was fatally crushed by a car passenger seat pushed back by his mother's boyfriend who felt he was being too noisy, a court heard. Alfie Lamb went "ominously quiet" after he was deliberately squashed in the vehicle, the court heard.His mother, Adrian Hoare, 23, allegedly lied to police, telling them
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Waltham Forest stabbing: Moped crash boy, 14, killed

[ad_1] Image copyright Facebook Image caption Jayden Moodie lived in the area with his mother, police said. A 14-year-old boy has been stabbed to death by attackers who knocked him off a moped, in what police believe was a targeted attack.Jayden Moodie was found wounded in Bickley Road, Waltham Forest, at 18:30 GMT on Tuesday. Detectives believe the moped had been involved in a crash with a car, after which