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Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour humanitarian truce

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire in the Gaza Strip starting early Friday morning, allowing emergency work and repairs to take place while representatives of both sides negotiate [...]

Sierra Leone declares state of emergency as Ebola toll hits 729

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE (BNO NEWS) -- Sierra Leone's president declared a state of emergency Thursday and banned public gatherings in an effort to stop the ongoing Ebola outbreak that has already claimed 729 lives in West Africa. Liberia has [...]

Sierra Leone declares state of emergency as Ebola toll hits 729

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE (BNO NEWS) -- Sierra Leone's president declared a state of emergency Thursday and banned public gatherings in an effort to stop the ongoing Ebola outbreak that has already claimed 729 lives in West Africa. Liberia has [...]

158 still trapped in India landslide as death toll hits 31

By Heidi Pullyard MUMBAI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue workers raced Thursday to find more survivors in western India where at least 158 people remain missing and feared trapped under debris after a landslide wiped out an entire village, officials [...]

158 still trapped in India landslide as death toll hits 31

By Heidi Pullyard MUMBAI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue workers raced Thursday to find more survivors in western India where at least 158 people remain missing and feared trapped under debris after a landslide wiped out an entire village, officials [...]

Man arrested 40 years after rape, murder of Australian girl

ALBURY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Australian police have arrested a 61-year-old man for the abduction, rape and murder of a 17-year-old girl in southeastern Australia more than four decades ago, officials announced on Thursday, making it the region's [...]

Jihadists in northern Iraq execute hundreds in Tikrit massacre

BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- "Islamic State" jihadists have executed hundreds of Shi'ite Muslims in northern Iraq in what may be one of the worst atrocities yet since the al-Qaeda splinter group seized much of northeastern Syria and made huge [...]

Afghan president’s cousin assassinated in suicide bombing

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hashmat Karzai, the powerful cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, was killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber arrived at his home in southern Afghanistan and blew himself up, local officials said. There was [...]

Afghan president’s cousin assassinated in suicide bombing

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Hashmat Karzai, the powerful cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, was killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber arrived at his home in southern Afghanistan and blew himself up, local officials said. There was [...]

2 men arrested in Philadelphia carjacking that killed 3 kids

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two men have been arrested and charged over the deaths of three young children who died in the city of Philadelphia last week when they were struck by a vehicle that had been carjacked, authorities said [...]