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Fighting across Gaza as Israel drops leaflets seeking its hostages

Doha, Qatar/Gaza Reuters Israel pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Saturday while its planes dropped leaflets on the southern area of Rafah urging Palestinians seeking refuge there to help locate hostages held by Hamas, residents said. Palestinian fighters battled tanks trying to push back into the eastern suburbs of the Jabalia area in northern […]

Freetown in shock after dozens killed in Sierra Leone protests

Sierra Leone Freetown protests

Freetown, Sierra Leone Reuters Dozens died in anti-government protests in Sierra Leone, police and other sources said on Thursday, sharply raising the death toll from the previous day’s clashes as shocked citizens stayed mostly behind closed doors in the capital Freetown. Six police officers and at least 21 civilians were killed, the sources said, as […]