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Human rights activists demand the safe return of Ricardo Lagunes and Antonio Díaz, community defenders who disappeared on January 15. Mexico City, Mexico, January 22, 2023.

Photo by Luis Barron / Eyepix Group/Sipa USA via Reuters Connect

Hard Numbers: Environmentalists targeted, World Bank outlook improves, mass shooting in Louisville, fiery cocktails in Northern Ireland, Winnie-the-Pooh gets punched

24: This year alone, at least two dozen environmental activists have already been murdered or disappeared in Mexico and Central America, according to an investigation by The Guardian. Many are from indigenous communities protesting against mining activities on their traditional lands.

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Kabul hit by deadly rocket attack

December 13, 2020 5:00 AM

A house damaged by the blast from a rocket attack in Kabul yesterday. At least one person was killed and two injured as 10 rockets hit parts of the Afghan capital, officials said.

Suicide car bomb kills 30 security personnel in Afghanistan

November 30, 2020 5:00 AM

GHAZNI (Afghanistan) • A suicide car bomber struck an army base in Afghanistan yesterday, killing at least 30 security personnel, officials said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in recent months.

Suicide car bomb kills at least 30 policemen in Afghanistan, say officials

November 29, 2020 3:39 PM

The attack on a military camp was one of the bloodiest targeting Afghan forces in recent months.

Car bomb kills 12, wounds over 100 in Afghanistan

October 19, 2020 5:00 AM

HERAT (Afghanistan) • A car bomb targeting the Afghan police headquarters in the western province of Ghor yesterday killed at least 12 civilians and wounded more than 100, officials said.

Australian, British aid workers killed in blast in Solomon Islands

September 21, 2020 10:20 AM

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Two men from Australia and Britain who worked for an aid agency that helps to dispose of unexploded bombs were killed in a blast in Solomon Islands, their employer said on Monday (Sept 21).

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