Tag: Christmas

CIA drone strike program in Pakistan winding down

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Just after midnight last Christmas, Pakistani officials say, two Hellfire missiles from a U.S. drone slammed into a house in Miramshah, Pakistan, killing four militants. It was an otherwise unremarkable episode in the sixth year of a relentless unmanned aerial

Nigeria Recaptures Top Suspect in Christmas Bombing

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Nigerian authorities have recaptured the top suspect in a Christmas day bombing that killed at least 37 people outside the capital, Abuja. Government officials say the State Security Service re-arrested Kabiru Sokoto on Friday in eastern Taraba state near the