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#Taliban ambushed #ANDSF commando's in Dishu district of southern #Helmand Pick-ups, rockets, machine guns and other ammo seized, several SOF's killed #Afghanistan
#IEA claims shelling of #USA #NATO AB in Bagram #Parwan #Afghanistan
Reports that besides #BLA commander Aslam, 2 others Baloch leaders were killed in yesterday's #Kandahar attack -Tajo and Aslam Mari #Afghanistan
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53 journalists have been killed in line of duty worldwide this year.

Read their names and stories in the following thread. #pressfreedom
Unknown assailants on January 13 killed veteran journalist Carlos Domínguez Rodríguez (77) while he was driving through the city of Nuevo Laredo in Mexico’s Tamaulipas state near the Texas border.

Suspected source of fire: government officials

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Jefferson Pureza Lopes was assassinated on the night of January 17 in #Brazil’s Goiás state, located southwest of Brasilia.

Lopes was at his home in Edealina, a town of around 4,000 people, when 2 men with motorcycles shot him dead as he was watching TV.
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Baidoa facing 5 Dec election of Southwest regional leadership, Much of the candidates were two parts, one part supporting Lafta Gareen Mps From Federal And he getting support from Federal Government,on the other hand Supporting mukhatr Robow Fm alshabaab deputy leader.
Candidates supporting Robow includes Former ministers of federal government, Mukhtar Robow was one of the men founded alshabaab groups,(the biggest terror group in Eastern Africa), Robow take fights b/w #AlShabaab and somali forces. 2008 Robow became spokesman of the Group.
Year later, Robow became deputy leader of the group, after the death of Fm leader Adan eerow, the deceased leader Godane was first, Robow was the second, Robow take part many somali youths to join #AlShabaab, Not yet claimed that he was wrong that, and also Give commands youth...
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BREAKING: I can confirm that Kandahar's police chief, governor, and intelligence chief have all been killed. This is a huge blow. #Afghanistan
UPDATE 1: My source tells me the #Kandahar governor's bodyguards turned their guns on their own colleagues and U.S. military officials.

Two Americans wounded and evacuated. Top U.S. commander in #Afghanistan present but unhurt, says NATO.
UPDATE 2: #Kandahar police chief and the intelligence head were killed immediately in the attack; governor died of injuries in hospital, my source says.

3 Americans, including a soldier, civilian and contractor, were wounded and had been evacuated, NATO says. #Afghanistan
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