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3 Afghan varsities shut down after clashes
Kabul: Afghanistan has shut down three major public universities in the capital Kabul for more than a week after sectarian clashes left one student dead and nearly 30 others wounded, an official said Sunday. To avoid further violence, Afghanistan's higher education ministry closed down three major public universities for 10 days.
11 killed in Nigeria church attack
KADUNA: Two suicide bombs killed at least 11 people on Sunday at a church in a barracks in northern Nigeria, the military said. Army spokesman Bola Koleoso said a bus drove into the side of the St Andrew Military Protestant Church at the Jaji barracks in Kaduna and exploded. Explosives inside a Toyota Camry were detonated outside the church ten minutes later, he said.
Rebels capture air base near Damascus
BEIRUT: The director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdul-Rahman, said rebels seized control of the Marj al-Sultan base on the outskirts of Damascus on Sunday morning. He said at least 15 rebels and eight soldiers were killed in the fighting that started a day earlier.
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