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At Least 10 Killed After Al-Shabaab Suicide Bomber Attacks Police Academy in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 37 | Thursday December 14, 2017 - 11:26:11
MOGADISHU, Somalia — An Islamic extremist suicide bomber killed at least 10 people at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, police said.

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How Sexual Violence Marred Kenyan Elections

0 Visits: 43 | Thursday December 14, 2017 - 10:45:01
NAIROBI — Widespread sexual violence marred Kenya's 2017 elections, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The Kenyan government should urgently take steps to protect women and girls, as well as men and boys, from sexual violence.

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Muslim Leaders Declare East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

0 Visits: 147 | Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 20:21:18
ISTANBUL — The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has declared East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine, rejected the US stance as "dangerous" and called on the international community to follow in its footsteps.

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Trump Administration Foresees At Least Two More Years of Combat in Somalia

0 Visits: 199 | Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 19:32:10
WASHINGTON — Amid its escalating campaign of drone strikes in Somalia, the Pentagon has presented the White House with an operational plan that envisions at least two more years of combat against Islamist militants there, according to American officials familiar with internal deliberations.

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Ex-Prime Minister of DRC Issues Urgent Appeal for International Donor Conference

0 Visits: 139 | Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 18:52:11
By Samy Badibanga, Ex-Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Election Observation Missions: Efforts Made to Follow up Recommendations but Better Monitoring Needed, Say EU Auditors

0 Visits: 64 | Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 18:33:08
LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg — More work is needed to help countries implement recommendations made by EU election observers, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.

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Somalia Inter-State Tournament: Banadir Crushes Galmudug

0 Visits: 138 | Wednesday December 13, 2017 - 11:18:01
By Ahmed Mohamed @Somaliupdate

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Somali Information Minister Condemns Journalist Murder, Blames on Al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 247 | Tuesday December 12, 2017 - 20:25:39
By Ahmed Mohamed Aden @Ahmednairobi1

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TV Journalist Killed in Mogadishu Buried As Colleagues Expressed Anger over Lack of Probe (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 158 | Tuesday December 12, 2017 - 19:10:23
By Nasro Yare @Somaliupdate

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US Says Drone Strike Removes 'Imminent Threat' to Somali Capital

0 Visits: 129 | Tuesday December 12, 2017 - 18:48:06
MOGADISHU, Somalia — A U.S. military drone strike on a vehicle carrying explosives in Somalia has removed "an imminent threat to the people of Mogadishu" by the al-Shabab extremist group, the U.S. Africa Command said Tuesday.

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