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Current events of
September 26, 2018
Armed conflicts and attacks
Battle of Tripoli (2018)
A ceasefire has ended heavy fighting in
that has killed over 100 people in a month from different militias.
Northern Mali conflict
At least 15
are killed when armed men from a rival ethnic group (
) attack their village in northern
, according to local authorities.
Ahvaz military parade attack
claims more attacks will follow Saturday's attack.
Gunmen storm a prison in
, releasing up to 80 prisoners.
Disasters and accidents
2018 Pacific hurricane season
Tropical Storm Rosa
forms off the
Pacific Coast of Mexico
. Although Rosa is expected to strengthen, forecasters say that it will remain offshore.
Law and crime
Turkey–United States relations
2016–present purges in Turkey
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
says that a Turkish court will decide the fate of American pastor
Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination
A third woman accuses
US Supreme Court
of sexual misconduct. Her lawyer submitted her sworn statement to the
Senate Judiciary Committee
The Wall Street Journal
Poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal
releases information identifying one of the suspects involved in the poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal as
, a decorated
Main Intelligence Directorate
is arrested for allegedly raping a woman in March, and is expected to be charged with three felonies.
Science and technology
Exploration of Mars
is spotted on satellite imagery three months after it went silent during a
Martian dust storm
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