DR Congo jail break: 'Islamist ADF rebels' free 900 inmates


The jail was holding militiamen captured in the region, including Islamist fighters More than 900 prisoners have escaped from a jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Beni city after suspected Islamist rebels attacked the facility, officials have said. The Allied Defence Forces (ADF) was thought to have launched the assault to free its members,…

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‘Shameful’: Palestinians slam UAE delegation visit to Israel


UAE and Israel to sign agreements on aviation, investment protection, science and technology. The arrival of a United Arab Emirates delegation in Israel has been slammed as “shameful” by Palestinian officials. The delegation – UAE’s first official visit to Israel – was welcomed by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi and Finance…

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Danish submarine killer caught after prison escape


Peter Madsen, an inventor who murdered journalist Kim Wall in 2017, stopped by police near a prison. A Danish man convicted of torturing and murdering a Swedish journalist on his homemade submarine escaped the suburban Copenhagen jail where he is serving a life sentence but was recaptured nearby on Tuesday. The Ekstra Bladet tabloid posted…

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