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South Sudan Players Crash Somalia by 2-0

0 Visits: 248 | Monday May 01, 2017 - 18:34:53
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — South Sudan completed a double over Somalia by winning 2-0 in Juba through goals from Robert Wurube and James Moga for a 4-1 overall victory in their African Nations Championship qualifier.

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UN Rights Boss Says Egypt's Security Measures 'Facilitates Radicalization'

0 Visits: 168 | Monday May 01, 2017 - 16:59:14
Geneva — U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said on Monday that heavy-handed security measures by Egypt were fostering the very radicalization it was looking to curb.

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UK Police Confirm 3 young Women Arrested in London Under Anti-terrorism Laws

0 Visits: 142 | Monday May 01, 2017 - 16:52:48
LONDON — Three young women were arrested under anti-terrorism laws in east London on Monday in connection with a security operation in the capital last week, police said.

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Mali Parliament Extends State of Emergency to Quell Islamist Attacks

0 Visits: 117 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 16:46:56
BAMAKO — Mali's National Assembly has voted to extend a state of emergency by six months in a bid to quell an upsurge in attacks by Islamist militants based in the desert north of the West African country.

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Head of Persian TV, Kuwaiti Business Partner Shot Dead in Turkey

0 Visits: 209 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 16:38:34
ISTANBUL — The head of an Iranian satellite television network who last year was sentenced in absentia to six years in prison by a Tehran court was shot dead in Istanbul together with a business partner, Turkey's Dogan news agency said on Sunday.

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Egypt's Second Largest Bank to Set up Presence in Somalia

0 Visits: 588 | Sunday April 30, 2017 - 08:52:14
CAIRO (SomaliUpdate Online) Egypt's second largest bank, state-owned Banque Misr is planning to set up its first presence in Somalia, following years of conflict, the Amwal Alghad reports.

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Turkey Blocks Access to Wikipedia Website For 'National Security Reasons'

0 Visits: 207 | Saturday April 29, 2017 - 21:50:59
ANKARA - Turkey has blocked online encyclopedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security.

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Kenya Police Have not Gathered Evidence on Shooting of Italian-born Kuki Gallmann

0 Visits: 184 | Saturday April 29, 2017 - 21:40:15
NAIROBI - Kenyan police have yet to take witness statements or gather ballistic evidence from the site of an ambush where gunmen wounded a world-famous conservationist, sources say, and are unable to give details about suspects they said they arrested, Reuters reported.

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North Korea Test-fires Ballistic Missile, As Trump Says Major Conflict Possible

0 Visits: 154 | Saturday April 29, 2017 - 21:26:22
SEOUL - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to "catastrophic consequences".

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USAID to Invest $1.8 million to Help Smallholder Farmers in Zambia

0 Visits: 178 | Friday April 28, 2017 - 19:46:44
LUSAKA, Zambia (SomaliUpdate Online) — Syngenta in Zambia, through its subsidiary MRI Seed, has partnered with the Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) programme implemented by Fintrac Inc. to help smallholder farmers gain access to…

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