In one incident, the militants stormed the eastern region of the Congo on the night of May 4, slaughtering some 34 people, including eight women and four children, according to Agence France-Press (AFP).
"Between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., the enemy managed to get past army positions and kill peaceful residents in their homes, slashing their throats," local administrator Bernard Amisi Kalonda told AFP.
Two days later the militants attacked again, killing 13 people, including two members of the Church on the Rock mission.
The separate bombings, which also wounded 165 people, came at a time of turmoil and deadlock in Iraq's government and parliament. The Interior Ministry blamed the attacks on "political bickering" that is increasingly threatening the security of the civilian population.
The largest car bomb ripped through a crowded outdoor market selling food, clothing and household goods in the predominantly Shiite neighborhood of Sadr City during the morning, killing at least 63 people and wounding 85.
Earlier, the burka-clad babysitter had claimed that she killed the child on February 29 in revenge for Putin's aerial bombardment of Muslims in Syria. She claimed she ordered by Allah to cut off the girl's head.
Experts of the Serbsky State Scientific Centre for Social and Forensic Psychiatry have found that the nanny is not fully responsible for her actions, and committed the crime in a bout of insanity.
Thousands of people have fled an area in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after up to nearly 40 Christian villagers were hacked to death by suspected Islamic militants, Christians in the area confirmed.
The attack targeted Shiite civilians who were attending a market, which sold livestock, fruit and vegetables, Iraq’s Interior Ministry said. Earlier Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and local officials said the bombing had targeted Shiite pilgrims who were making their way to the Imam Musa Kadhim shrine.
A 60-year-old Christian woman convicted of selling alcohol was given a choice for her punishment: jail time or caning.
Remita Sinaga, a Protestant, received 28 lashes from a rattan cane Tuesday in the town of Takengon in Aceh province.
Sinaga was found guilty by a Central Aceh Islamic court of selling alcohol, after police seized 50 bottles of alcoholic beverages from her stall. Sinaga had been given a sentence of 30 lashes, but it was reduced to take into account time she spent in detention.
“They do carry out tactics that are akin to terrorism. They do pursue terror attacks in an effort to try to advance their agenda,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest explained today, but “they have a different classification.”
Semantics aside, the Taliban is suspected in multiple attacks over just the last 48 hours that have killed more than 30 people, including a suicide bombing attack on a funeral in Afghanistan today that killed 16 and wounded 39.
The men were fighting Iraqi government forces near the village of Bashir, 12 miles south of Kirkuk on May 1, AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA) reports.
But they were sentenced to death by ISIS leaders after they deserted the field and the terrorist group lost control of the village. The men were buried alive on the outskirts of Qayyarah, about 35 miles south of Mosul, ABNA reports.
The Obama administration has announced that from this day forward, all public schools in America must let children choose their bathroom and locker room based upon a child’s feelings about his or her gender on any given day. This means that, if a male sexual predator (or simply a sexually curious boy) feels that today is a good day to be a girl and watch the girls’ volleyball team strip off in the bathroom, that is his right and the school is obligated to comply.
Jan Kubis told the UN Security Council that evidence of the "heinous crimes" committed by the militant group wereuncovered as Iraqi forces backed by U.S. troops and air power retook Ramadi and other areas of north and western Iraq.
Three graves containing up to 40 sets of remains were found in a Ramadi soccer field on April 19, he said. Ramadi was fully liberated in February.
The first Muslim to hold the position, Khan was introduced by Baroness Lawrence of Clarendon, the mother of British teenager Stephen Lawrence, who was murdered in a racist attack in South East London in 1993.
Eyewitness accounts had it that the herdsmen in their numbers invaded the community in the early hours of Mondaywith guns, bows and arrows, machetes and swords and ensured that any human being within sight was hacked down.
Said Mamuzini told the AhlulBayt news agency that 'at least 250' have so far been executed by ISIS in the city 'for refusing to accept the practice of sexual jihad, and sometimes the families of the girls were also executed for rejecting to submit to IS's request.'
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