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14 children among up to 22 dead in Cameroon massacre: UN
AFP, Libreville
A massacre in an anglophone region of Cameroon left up to 22 villagers dead including 14 children, the UN said Sunday, with an opposition party blaming the killings on the army.
Armed men carried out the bloodshed on Friday in the village of Ntumbo in the Northwest region, James Nunan, a local official of humanitarian coordination agency OCHA, told AFP.

South Korea's biggest opposition party changes name… again
AFP, Seoul
South Korea's main opposition party changed its name for the second time in three years on Monday as it seeks to forge a conservative alliance against left-leaning President Moon Jae-in ahead of April polls.
The country's political parties have a tendency to adopt new names to sever ties with a tainted past or appeal to a wider audience.

7 persons charred to death in road mishap in northern India
Xinhua, New Delhi
At least seven persons were charred to death in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh as their vehicle caught fire after colliding with a truck on Sunday night, a local cop confirmed on Monday morning.
According to the cop, the accident occurred after one of the tyres of the car burst and the driver lost control. As a result, the car collided with the truck coming from the opposite direction.

Taliban kill five Afghan soldiers
AFP, Kabul
At least five Afghan soldiers were killed when Taliban fighters stormed their base in northern Afghanistan, officials said Monday, as the country waits for an expected "reduction in violence" before a US-Taliban deal.
The attack happened in Shora Khak area of volatile Kunduz province on Sunday, days after US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said an agreement with the Taliban was in place for a "conditions-based" seven-day reduction in violence.

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