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Mega-Hurricane Matthew heads for Jamaica, Cuba
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) ? One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of potentially devastating winds and rain.
Islamist group bombs Somali restaurant, at least 3 deadSomali Islamist group al Shabaab bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least three people, officials and the group said. Police said a suicide car bomb rammed the Blue Sky restaurant in the capital, which is located near a detention centre, known as Jilaow, where militants are often held in underground cells. Al Shabaab frequently launches attacks in Mogadishu in its bid to topple the Western-backed government.
Somali police: Car bomb kills 2 at restaurant in MogadishuMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) ? A Somali police officer says a car bomb blew up at the entrance of a restaurant in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, killing two people.
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France condemns Aleppo hospital bombing, calls attacks war crimesPARIS (Reuters) - France condemned the bombing on Saturday of a hospital in Aleppo, saying the shelling of healthcare structures and personnel in the besieged Syrian city constituted war crimes. "Their perpetrators will be held to account," Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said in a statement. "France is mobilizing at the Security Council as we speak to put a stop to this unacceptable tragedy," he added. (Reporting by Michel Rose; Editing by Alexander Smith)
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Suspected suicide car bomb rams restaurant in Somali capital - policeA suspected suicide car bomb hit a restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least three people, a police officer and local official said. Residents said the restaurant was frequented by members of the national security forces. There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Islamist group al Shabaab has launched many similar attacks in Mogadishu in the past in its bid to topple the Western-backed government.
South African universities say academic year is in perilJOHANNESBURG (AP) ? South African protesters lob rocks at security guards at one of the continent's leading universities. Police fire rubber bullets at students on another campus. Vice-chancellors warn that students might not be able to finish the academic year if a national dispute over financing higher education is not resolved soon.