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Al-Shabab says it executed 4 accused spies in Somalia

0 Visits: 23 | Monday April 01, 2019 - 23:20:39
rivalry has emerged in Dec. 2018 between extremist groups in Somalia as the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab hunts upstart fighters linked to the Islamic State group, officials tell The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File) NAIROBI, Kenya –Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremist group…

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Kenya rebukes Somalia for taking maritime border row to The Hague

0 Visits: 24 | Monday April 01, 2019 - 23:18:26
According to documents in our possession, Kenyan authorities argue that Somalia ought to have engaged the East Africa Community first, then move to the African Union if the dispute escalated, instead of filing the case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands. Kenya's…

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Fox's Pirro back on-air after remarks on U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar

0 Visits: 25 | Monday April 01, 2019 - 23:16:06
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News host Jeanine Pirro is back on the air after a two-week absence following her comments questioning a Muslim congresswoman's loyalties. "Justice with Judge Jeanine" returned Saturday. The former judge and prosecutor thanked her viewers but didn't directly discuss…

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Tension as AMISOM Decries KDF Exit From Somalia

0 Visits: 26 | Monday April 01, 2019 - 22:34:59
According to reports by The Nation, Amisom commanders from other contributing countries have been uneasy about the Kenyans.

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One year on, tough times loom for Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed

0 Visits: 39 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 23:59:27
Addis Ababa (AFP) - In his first speech as Ethiopian prime minister last April, Abiy Ahmed called for an end to the repressive, exclusionary governance that had plunged the country into turmoil. It was a promise on which he is seen to have delivered dramatically, earning him both international acclaim…

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Arab regimes are the world's most powerful Islamophobes

0 Visits: 39 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 23:58:05
In 2017, at a public panel in Riyadh, the foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, issued a warning about Islamists in Europe. "There will come a day that we will see far more radical extremists and terrorists coming out of Europe because of lack of decision-making,…

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Xenophobic attacks break out in Durban, South Africa

0 Visits: 42 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 23:55:51
A fresh wave of xenophobic attacks has broken out in Durban, South Africa.

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State of emergency declared to secure Mogadishu

0 Visits: 41 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 23:51:09
For the first time in decades, the city's mayor, Abdirahman Omar Osman has declared a state of emergency on Saturday evening aiming at improving security in the embattled capital.

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Somali leader makes military changes to curb rising insecurity

0 Visits: 36 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 23:46:08
Under the changes, Abdi Mohamed Hassan who has been military attaché in Somali embassy in Saudi Arabia was appointed as the new deputy commander of the Somali National Army (SNA). Hassan replaces Odawaa Yusuf Rageh who was appointed as new commander of the infantry forces. Abdirashid Abdullahi Shire…

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Toxteth stabbing: First picture of 'gentle giant', 29, killed in daylight attack

0 Visits: 45 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 23:21:18
Hassan Ahmed Mohamoud was stabbed in the neck in Toxteth, Liverpool at 1pm last Thursday. He was rushed to hospital but died a short time later, becoming one of the latest victims of the deadly wave of knife crime sweeping Britain.

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Turks begin voting in local polls which Erdogan could lose in big cities

0 Visits: 39 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 23:14:56
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turks began voting on Sunday in local elections that President Tayyip Erdogan has described as a matter of survival for the country. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for more than 16 years thanks to strong economic growth and supreme campaigning skills, has become the country's…

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Pope, Morocco's king, say Jerusalem must be open to all faiths

0 Visits: 22 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 11:23:36
RABAT (Reuters) - Pope Francis and Morocco's King Mohammed VI called on Saturday for the protection of Jerusalem's multi-religious character, saying the city's sacred sites must be accessible to worshippers of all faiths. In a joint appeal signed on the first day of Francis' visit to…

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Saudis gained access to Amazon CEO Bezos' phone: Bezos' security chief

0 Visits: 28 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 11:20:48
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The security chief for Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said on Saturday that the Saudi government had access to Bezos' phone and gained private information from it. Gavin De Becker, a longtime security consultant, said he had concluded his investigation into the publication…

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NUSOJ condemns the violent action by security forces against Universal TV

0 Visits: 28 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 11:11:20
According to Abdullahi Kulmiye Hersi, a Universal TV Director, who was at the scene, about 10 armed policemen raided in the TV premises while on live transmission and soon started shooting inside the TV building which definitely created great fear and panic among journalists and all media workers in…

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New 'Black Hawk Down' documentary tells story of soldiers who saved Rangers, Delta Force troops

0 Visits: 35 | Sunday March 31, 2019 - 11:00:06
For more than a quarter century, the story of the Battle of Mogadishu, popularized by both the book and film versions of "Black Hawk Down," has focused on the Army Rangers and Delta Force team members caught in the worst urban combat the U.S. military had seen since the Vietnam War. A new documentary…

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May's Brexit withdrawal deal rejected a 3rd time in Parliament

0 Visits: 47 | Saturday March 30, 2019 - 11:12:06
The decision to reject a stripped-down version of May's divorce deal has left it totally unclear how, when or even whether Britain will leave the EU, and plunges the three-year Brexit crisis to a deeper level of uncertainty. After a special sitting of Parliament, lawmakers voted 344-286 against…

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AMISOM Police to assist Somali police officers in handling of Sexual Offences

0 Visits: 36 | Saturday March 30, 2019 - 10:13:29
Mogadishu - The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), is collaborating with the Somali Police Force to build capacity in the handling of sexual offences in all police stations in its Area of Responsibility in Somalia. Sixteen AMISOM police officers who are gender focal points, have undergone a…

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Hijab-wearing teacher vows to leave Quebec if secularism bill becomes law

0 Visits: 44 | Saturday March 30, 2019 - 00:02:56
"How can I work with another colleague who has more rights than me?"Battouasked. That's the Montreal schoolteacher's response to the tabling Thursday of Quebec government's controversial secularism bill. Bill 21, which sets out toensure the religious neutrality of the state, would…

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Ethiopia Plans to Sign Nuclear Deal with Russia

0 Visits: 46 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 23:32:40
Mehreteab Mulugeta, Director General for European Affairs at the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry, said this statement after he met in Moscow with Andrei Kemarsky, director of the Department of Africa at the Russian Foreign Ministry.

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Enfield man guilty of murdering teenager and hiding body in his loft for 8 months

0 Visits: 32 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 22:39:24
Gary Hopkins, 37, of Hartmoor Mews, Enfield , was convicted at the Old Bailey today (Thursday, March 28) after being found guilty of murder, perverting the course of justice and preventing the lawful and decent burial of a body. Sentencing will be at the same court on April 26.

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