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Main Nigeria donkey market closes

A top trader at Nigeria's biggest donkey market has been abducted by gunmen, a police spokesman says. Al-Haji Salisu Yunusa's abduction led to the brief closure of the 80-year-old market in the south-eastern town of Ezamgbo, a BBC reporter in Nigeria says.


Kidnap industry funding Mali's 'gangster-jihadists'

A multimillion-dollar, kidnap-and-ransom industry in West Africa's dry north is funding al-Qaida-linked gunmen dubbed "gangster-jihadists."


Witness: Attack on Christians in Nigeria kills at least 15

Gunmen killed at least 15 people and wounded many more in an attack on a university theater being used by Christian worshippers in Nigeria's northern city of Kano on Sunday, a witness said.


Multiple attacks on Kabul, Taliban claims "spring offensive"

Gunmen launched multiple attacks in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, assaulting Western embassies in the heavily guarded, central diplomatic area and at the parliament in the west.


Source: Killer didn't send French attacks video

A video apparently showing a Muslim gunman's attacks on soldiers and a Jewish school was sent to the Al-Jazeera television network but not by him, French police said Tuesday, raising the specter of a possible accomplice....


Haiti rally gunfire stirs tensions on eve of vote

Gunmen disrupted the final campaign rally in Haiti of a charismatic presidential contender, stoking tensions on the eve of Sunday's elections in a nation racked by cholera and political uncertainty.


15 people killed in Mexican car wash massacre

Gunmen killed 15 people at a car wash Wednesday in a Mexican Pacific coast state where drug-gang violence has risen this year. It was the third massacre in Mexico in less than a week. The gunmen in three vehicles drove up to the car ...


Trio of masked gunmen invade, rob home of Bobcats' Jackson

Police are investigating a home invasion and armed robbery at the home of Charlotte Bobcats player Stephen Jackson.

Senh: These guys need to be careful. I remember reading about Antoine Walker getting tied up and robbed. Everyone knows they have money and lots of bling.


Militants attack U.N. Gaza summer camp

Masked gunmen attacked a U.N.-run summer camp for children on Sunday after militants in the Gaza Strip accused the United Nations of promoting immorality in the religiously conservative enclave controlled by Hamas Islamists.


Mexico security official's convoy ambushed, 4 dead

Gunmen armed with assault rifles and grenades attacked a convoy carrying the top security official of the western state of Michoacan ...


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