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US Marines wandering outside military camp in Okinawa ‘chased’ by local villagers


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Villagers in Pakistani Kashmir hail cease-fire with India


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Boko Haram kill villagers in Christmas Eve attack


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Indonesia police say suspected militants kill 4 villagers


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Officials block villagers as quakes shake Philippine volcano

Officials block villagers as quakes shake Philippine volcanoA Philippine volcano that erupted last weekend belched smaller plumes of ash but shuddered frequently with earthquakes Thursday, prompting authorities to block access to nearby towns due to fears of a bigger eruption. A crater lake and nearby river on the Taal volcano dried up in signs of its continued restiveness, and officials have warned people against speculating that the five-day eruption is waning. “We have a seeming lull, but, again, as we emphasized earlier, there is something different happening beneath the volcano,” Ma.



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After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbour

After Baghdadi raid, Syria villagers tell of quiet neighbourIn the middle of the night amid the olive trees of northwest Syria, Abu Ahmad heard soldiers "speaking a foreign language" attack the home next door. The 55-year-old said he had repeatedly tried and failed to befriend his discreet neighbour in the village of Barisha in Idlib province. "We have shared nothing with this man except greetings," Abu Ahmad said of his mysterious neighbour, who claimed to be a merchant from the province of Aleppo.



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Guatemalan villagers recognize viral photo of mother pleading at U.S. border

Guatemalan villagers recognize viral photo of mother pleading at U.S. borderLolinda Amaya cried last week when she saw a viral photograph of a Guatemalan mother imploring Mexico’s National Guard to let her enter the United States. It was her niece, Ledy Perez, who had borrowed money weeks earlier and fled her village under cover of night, seeking a better life for her only child. The widely shared photo widerimage.reuters.com/story/guatemalan-mother-begs-soldier-to-let-her-enter-us showed her crouched meters away from Mexico’s border with the United States, clinging to her young son Anthony Diaz as she looked up at an armed member of the newly formed Mexican military police force.



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Guatemalan villagers recognize viral photo of mother pleading at U.S. border

Guatemalan villagers recognize viral photo of mother pleading at U.S. borderLolinda Amaya cried last week when she saw a viral photograph of a Guatemalan mother imploring Mexico’s National Guard to let her enter the United States. It was her niece, Ledy Perez, who had borrowed money weeks earlier and fled her village under cover of night, seeking a better life for her only child. The widely shared photo widerimage.reuters.com/story/guatemalan-mother-begs-soldier-to-let-her-enter-us showed her crouched meters away from Mexico’s border with the United States, clinging to her young son Anthony Diaz as she looked up at an armed member of the newly formed Mexican military police force.



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Gaza's 'night disturbers' put Israeli border villagers on edge ahead of anniversary

Gaza's 'night disturbers' put Israeli border villagers on edge ahead of anniversaryOrganizers say the intention of the night-time events is to fray the nerves of Israeli military lookouts and to lower morale in Israeli villages along the 30-mile frontier. “A child does not know how to tell the difference between a rocket or someone throwing a bomb,” she told Reuters.



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As tensions over aid rise, Venezuelan troops fire on villagers, kill two

As tensions over aid rise, Venezuelan troops fire on villagers, kill twoThe United States, which is among dozens of Western nations to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate president, has been stockpiling aid in the Colombian frontier town of Cucuta to ship across the border this weekend. With tensions running high after Guaido invoked the constitution to declare an interim presidency last month, Maduro has denied there is a humanitarian crisis in Venezuela despite widespread shortages of food and medicine and hyperinflation. The socialist president has declared Venezuela’s southern border with Brazil closed and threatened to do the same with the Colombian border ahead of a Saturday deadline by the opposition to bring in humanitarian assistance.



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