This is a brief news update for the period of 26 JUL – 02 AUG 2017

 

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Boko Haram ambush toll reaches 69 dead

http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/boko-haram-ambush-death-toll-hits-69-20170729

 

“Highly Unusual” North Korean submarine activity following ICBM test

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/highly-unusual-north-korean-submarine-activity-detected-says-us-9081048

 

Communist China cracks down on illegal website access

http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/chinas-communist-party-to-punish-members-who-visit-illegal-websites

 

Update: Venezuelan vote

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-vote-exclusive-idUSKBN1AI0AL?il=0

 

Increased ISIS activity in Afghanistan raises fears of shifting theater of war

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-islamic-state-idUSKBN1AI0V1