May 26, 2017

eNCA – World News



eNCA – World News

– Latest news updates from around Africa

eNCA is South Africa’s most trusted independent TV and online news brand. It launched on June 1st, 2008 to become the country’s first 24-hour television news service.

eNCA | Foreign militants in deadly Philippine urban battle: govt

"You can see that ISIS is here already," Duterte said in a speech Friday at a military camp near Marawi, referring to the militant group by another acronym.

eNCA | Indonesia makes arrests over suicide attack claimed by IS

Analysts have pointed the finger at local IS-linked group Jamaah Ansharut Daulah (JAD), which has been blamed for recent attacks.

eNCA | Taliban attack on Afghan base kills at least 15 soldiers

The attack in Shah Wali Kot district late Thursday came just three days after 10 Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban militants stormed another base.

eNCA | Monsoon rains kill at least 25 in Sri Lanka

Nearly 8,000 people were driven out of their homes in the southwestern region of Kalutara.

eNCA | US prisoner executed in eighth date with death

Seventy-five-year-old Tommy Arthur was given a lethal injection after the US Supreme Court allowed the execution to proceed by denying the inmate's stay requests.

eNCA | El Salvador captures escaped female killer 'Boss'

Marixa Lemus, a 45-year-old Guatemalan who went by the nickname "The Boss," was arrested in the west of El Salvador near the Guatemalan border.

eNCA | 91 prisoners escape Brazilian jail, flee through tunnel

The incident comes just months after 56 inmates escaped from the Alcacuz jail, also in Rio Grande do Norte, during a bloody battle between two rival gangs.

eNCA | Ten die in police operation at Brazil farm

The violence recalled the massacre of nine people during a land dispute in a remote part of western Brazil that shook the country last month.

eNCA | Nearly 200 arrested in California in new immigration raids

The crackdown focused on people with prior criminal offenses including for drug trafficking, rape and domestic violence, authorities said.

eNCA | Ex-Greek PM Papademos hurt after letter bomb explodes in car

Evangelismos Hospital in Athens said that Papademos, 69, sustained "superficial injuries to the chest, abdomen and legs" but that his condition "does not inspire concern."

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