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Mass graves of thousands of ISIL victims found, UN reports
Mass graves of thousands of ISIL victims found, UN reports

In a report issued on Tuesday, the United Nations announced the discovery of more than 200 mass graves in territory previously under the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The sites were located in northwestern Iraq, in Nineveh, Kirkuk, Salah al-Din, and Anbar provinces, each site containing from as few as eight, up to many thousands of sets of human remains.

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Dozens of people killed in Mogadishu, Somalia car bombings near Sahafi Hotel
Dozens of people killed in Mogadishu, Somalia car bombings near Sahafi Hotel

On Friday at about 4 p.m. local time, four car bombs detonated near Sahafi Hotel in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. About four to five armed attackers reportedly attempted to enter the hotel and were shot by police and the hotel security guards. As of Sunday morning, at least 53 people were reported dead and at least 100 injured.

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Storm causes building wall at Amazon.com warehouse to collapse
Storm causes building wall at Amazon.com warehouse to collapse

A storm caused a building to partially collapse in the Amazon Fulfillment Center at the warehouse of Amazon.com, a US-based online retailer, in south-east Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The storm removed the roof of the building, causing a 50 foot concrete wall 8 inches thick to collapse.

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Ross Edgley swims around Great Britain for first time in history
Ross Edgley swims around Great Britain for first time in history

On Sunday, Ross Edgley, aged 33, completed his 157-day (five-month) staged swim around Great Britain mainland. He went ashore at Margate, Thanet, Kent, England at 8:40 a.m. local time. This was the first time a human swam the roughly 2,800 km (1750 miles) around the island.

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Merkel and Macron hold ceremonial meeting prior to Armistice Day
Merkel and Macron hold ceremonial meeting prior to Armistice Day

On Saturday, the day before Armistice Day, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron held a ceremonial meeting at Compiegne in northern France, where 100 years prior an armistice was signed, ending fighting in World War I. This was the first time a German leader had visited the site since 1940.

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