Twenty-three Chadian soldiers killed following attack from Boko Haram militants

Boko Haram militants killed at least 23 Chadian soldiers overnight, Chadian security sources said on Friday, in what appeared to be the deadliest such attack inside Chad by the Islamist insurgents. Boko Haram has been fighting for a decade to carve an Islamist caliphate out of northeast Nigeria, and has carried out regular raids over… Read More Twenty-three Chadian soldiers killed following attack from Boko Haram militants

Dozens dead, scores injured following explosion at chemical plant in China

An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China has killed 47 people and injured more than 600, state media said on Friday, the latest casualties in a series of industrial accidents that has angered the public. The blast occurred on Thursday at the Chenjiagang Industrial Park in the city of Yancheng, in Jiangsu province,… Read More Dozens dead, scores injured following explosion at chemical plant in China