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Ohio sites hacked with IS message.

Ohio sites hacked with IS message.

A number of government websites in the US state of Ohio, including that of Governor John Kasich, have been hacked to display a pro-IS message.

It said President Donald Trump would be held accountable for "every drop of blood flowing in Muslim countries" and ended "I love Islamic state".

The hacking was carried out by a group calling itself Team System DZ.

Six killed as Colombia boat sinks

Six killed as Colombia boat sinks

At least six people died when a passenger boat sank on a reservoir in north-western Colombia, officials say.

They say that 133 people were rescued, but 16 are still missing after the four-deck Almirante went down near the popular resort town of Guatapé.

There were about 170 people aboard. Witness Juan Quiroz told the us the boat sank in less than five minutes.

Saudis 'foil suicide attack' on Mecca's Grand Mosque

Saudis 'foil suicide attack' on Mecca's Grand Mosque

Saudi Arabia says it has foiled a "terrorist action" against the Grand Mosque in Mecca - Islam's holiest site.

A suicide bomber blew himself up when security forces surrounded the building he was in, the interior ministry says.

The building collapsed, injuring 11 people, including police officers.

Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and activists.

Mexican president denies spying on journalists, lawyers and activists.

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has strongly denied his government spied on prominent journalists and activists by hacking their phones.

He said there was "nothing more false" than to suggest his government was behind the installation of spyware.

Egypt police kill seven people suspected of attacks on Coptic Christians.

Egypt police kill seven people suspected of attacks on Coptic Christians.
The Egyptian authorities say police have killed seven men they believe were involved in recent attacks on Christians and Coptic churches in which about 100 people were killed.
The interior ministry said that the seven were killed in a shootout in Assiut, 400km ( 248 miles) south of the capital, Cairo.
Security forces say they found automatic weapons, munitions and fake military uniforms at the site.

South Africa court allows secret Zuma no-confidence vote.

South Africa court allows secret Zuma no-confidence vote.

South Africa's highest court has ruled that a vote of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma can be held in secret.

The constitutional court said that the Speaker of Parliament had the right to order such a move. She has previously said she did not have the power.

Opposition parties believe that under a secret ballot, MPs from Zuma's ANC would vote against him.

At least 9 dead in Mogadishu car bombing.

At least 9 dead in Mogadishu car bombing.

The explosion killed many people... around nine have been confirmed, with more than twice that number wounded," local security official said.

At least nine people were killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu yesterday in a car bomb attack claimed by Al-Qaeda linked Shabaab militants, a security source told reporters.

DR Congo Kasai conflict: 'Thousands dead' in violence.

DR Congo Kasai conflict: 'Thousands dead' in violence.

More than 3,300 people have been killed in the violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Kasai region since last October, the Catholic Church says.

The deaths are the result of clashes between the army and a rebel group, but civilians have also been caught up in the violence.

Mexico 'spied on journalists, lawyers and activists'

Mexico 'spied on journalists, lawyers and activists'

Several prominent journalists and activists in Mexico have filed a complaint accusing the government of spying on them by hacking their phones.

The accusation follows a report in the New York Times that says they were targeted with spyware meant to be used against criminals and terrorists.

Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies.

Otto Warmbier: US student sent home from North Korea dies.

The US student held in captivity for more than 15 months in North Korea has died a week after returning home.

Otto Warmbier, 22, was serving 15 years of hard labour for attempting to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel.

He was sent back to the US last Tuesday on humanitarian grounds - it emerged he had been in a coma for a year.

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