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Judge tells man accused in Edmonton attack to find a new lawyer

0 Visits: 31 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 22:12:20
An Edmonton judge on Thursday ordered the man accused in a Sept. 30, 2017, attack on a city police officer and pedestrians to get new legal counsel. Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, 32, was in court just over a week after parting ways with his two lawyers.

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Police seal off London mosque after man fatally stabbed nearby

0 Visits: 31 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 21:56:29
Armed police have sealed off a mosque in London after a man was fatally stabbed in a nearby street. The Metropolitan police said the victim, who was believed to be in his early 20s, was found with stab wounds in Elmton Court, Cunningham Place, near Regent's Park, at about 6.15pm on Thursday. He…

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Christchurch memorial: All eyes on NZ as victims of terror attack remembered

0 Visits: 27 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 21:48:14
Kiwis and people around the globe tuned in on Friday to a live broadcast of the commemorations for the 50 victims of the March 15 mosque shootings.

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Dining Out: Explore traditional Somali cuisine at Kitchener's Yurub Restaurant

0 Visits: 38 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 21:39:46
Basbaas is a green condiment served alongside Somali dishes, a loose sauce packing sharp, citrusy heat. You dribble this blitz of lime, fresh chilies and aromatics on rice and braised, grilled, or sautéed meat. At Yurub Restaurant, this frothy, mossy green sauce pulls together the plate's musky…

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Migrants hijack tanker that rescued them, give up after Maltese troops board ship

0 Visits: 27 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 21:26:21
Armed military personnel stood guard on the ship's deck, and a dozen or so migrants were also visible, as the Turkish oil tanker El Hiblu 1 docked Thursday at Boiler Wharf in the city of Senglea. Five suspected ringleaders were led off in handcuffs. In all, the Turkish tanker rescued 77 men, 19…

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UN Secretary-General appoints George Conway of Canada Acting Deputy Special Representative

0 Visits: 23 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 21:17:22
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of George Conway of Canada as Acting Deputy Special Representative for the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), where he will also serve as United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator.

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16 dead after blast outside restaurant in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 35 | Friday March 29, 2019 - 00:25:02
Capt. Mohamed Hussein said the blast occurred as the restaurant in Mogadishu's Waberi district was crowded with diners At least 17 other people were wounded, Col. Mohamed Hassan said. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility. The group often targets high-profile areas…

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At least 13 dead in Nairobi-Mandera road crash

0 Visits: 50 | Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 12:20:03
Mr Karanja said the incident happened a few minutes after 5am, and that the driver of the truck that had stalled on the road had not placed warning signs (called life savers) to caution other users. The morning crash left scores of other passengers injured and they were taken to Matuu Level Four Hospital.…

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Brexit extension could be until 31 March 2020, EU documents reveal

0 Visits: 44 | Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 12:12:43
Without having received a request from Downing Street for a prolonged extension, the EU's leaders instead left open the offer of a lengthy delay should there be a new political process or event before 12 April, such as a general election or second referendum, but they did not stipulate its potential…

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NZ police probe mosque-attack ties after man dies in standoff

0 Visits: 52 | Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 12:07:31
New Zealand police launched a "high-priority" investigation on Wednesday to find out whether a man who died after an early morning standoff with officers had links to the mosque attacks that killed 50 people. Police raided the 54-year-old man's home on Tuesday night and found a cache of…

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Ottawa: Judge will hear Charter application in Montsion case

0 Visits: 42 | Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 11:56:42
At the same time, Justice Robert Kelly dismissed the Crown's attempt to quash those arguments. This was a victory for Montsion's lawyers who have argued that Montsion's right to a fair trial has been compromised. The judge though said he will decide on that Charter application at a later…

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Widam Food Company Chairman receives Somali envoy

0 Visits: 39 | Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 11:55:07
Doha: Mohammed Bader Al Sada, Chairman of Widam Food Company, received at his office yesterday Abdul Razak Farah Ali, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia to the State of Qatar, in the presence of Abdul Rahman bin Mohammed Al Khayarain, CEO of Widam.

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WATCH: The mothers sending their boys to Somalia to escape gangs and knife crime

0 Visits: 43 | Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 11:45:06
Knife crimes have been on the rise in the U.K. In London, 28 stabbings were reported with 17 of them being fatal, between January 1st and March 10th, 2019. Reports indicate that homicide across the U.K. rose from 649 in 2017 to 739 in 2018 alone. This is an increase of 14 percent. Homicide is not the…

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The Three intersecting reasons Ilhan Omar gets singled out

0 Visits: 58 | Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 11:42:03
Democrats, Republicans,and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu all earned standing ovations at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference by taking aim at Rep. Ilhan Omar over the past few days. "Recently, a freshman Democrat in Congress trafficked in repeated anti-Semitic…

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University staff member killed in roadside explosion

0 Visits: 40 | Tuesday March 26, 2019 - 00:02:35
An explosion on Monday killed a SIMAD university staff member and injured at least one other person, according to witnesses and university officials. Witnesses report hearing a loud explosion on Black Sea street in Mogadishu's Hodan district.

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Ghana's Bashir Hayford confirmed as Somalia coach

0 Visits: 42 | Monday March 25, 2019 - 23:30:52
"We needed someone with a lot of experience to identify players and also help the other junior teams," SFF president Abdiqani Said Arab told BBC Sport. "He is going to start identifying players ahead of the 2020 Total Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier where we play Rwanda in the…

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Kenya teacher from remote village crowned world's best, wins $1m

0 Visits: 46 | Monday March 25, 2019 - 23:21:53
A maths and physics teacher from a secondary school in a remote village inKenya's Rift Valley has won the $1m Global Teacher Prize for 2019, organisers have said. Peter Tabichi, who is giving away 80 percent of his salary to support poor students, received the prize at a ceremony on Saturday in…

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Massive anti-Brexit march unfolds in London, with protesters demanding new referendum

0 Visits: 29 | Sunday March 24, 2019 - 23:59:21
Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain's withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership. Marchers set off in central London with banners…

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How poetry influences this cofounder's real estate startup

0 Visits: 42 | Sunday March 24, 2019 - 00:02:32
Elias Yabarow is a Somalian-American poet and cofounder ofHuvvit, a real estate platform launched in 2018. Huvvit sends out a trigger to all available agents in a particular zip code when someone makes a request. The first agent to reply to that ping gets the lead and Huvvit immediately enables text…

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Al Shabaab attack on Somali government building ends with at least 15 dead

0 Visits: 35 | Saturday March 23, 2019 - 23:50:35
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab stormed a government building on Saturday, detonating a suicide car bomb in the heart of the capital Mogadishu with at least 15 people, including an assistant minister, killed during the ensuing gun battle.

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