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Italy gives Libya four patrol boats to help fight illegal immigration

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Italy gives Libya four patrol boats to help fight illegal immigration

Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti on Monday handed over to the Libyan coastguard four patrol boats repaired in Italy as part of cooperation in the fight against illegal immigration. The crews were trained in Italy “to monitor Libyan territorial waters…and contribute, together with Italy and Europe, to security in the Mediterranean”, Minniti said in remarks […]

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A chief in Mandera County was killed Monday night by Al-Shabaab terrorists By MANASE OTSIALO

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A chief in Mandera County was killed Monday night by Al-Shabaab terrorists By MANASE OTSIALO

County Administration Police Commander Suleiman Rashid said the attackers raided the chief’s homestead in Omar Jillo township at 10pm and shot him dead. Mr Suleiman said the slain chief was instrumental in intelligence gathering on Al-Shabaab operations in the area. The officer denied reports that two police reservists were missing after the attack. “We have […]

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Mass Islamic State fighters grave found in western Mosul

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Mass Islamic State fighters grave found in western Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A mass grave of Islamic State members was found Monday at a district retaken by Iraqi security forces in western Mosul as operations to clear the region from militants reach their final stages. Col. Mortada Hassan, from the Iraqi army, told BasNews that the army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service forces found a mass grave […]

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Somalia gets $1.3b for economy, security By FRED OLUOCH

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Somalia gets $1.3b for economy, security  By FRED OLUOCH

IN SUMMARY World leaders have pledged more than $1.3 billion to help improve stability in the country, mitigate against the famine that has affected 5.5 million people and free the country from the menace of Al Shabaab. But world leaders insisted that President Farmajo deliver on his promises and reminded him that Amisom will not […]

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Norway makes international appeal to solve 46-year-old mystery

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Norway makes international appeal to solve 46-year-old mystery

 Norway has released an international notice in a new attempt to solve the mystery of the death of a woman who was found in a forest near Bergen in 1970, in a case that has mystified the country for decades. On the morning of 29th November 1970, a woman was found dead and severely burned by […]

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Trump takes aim at Black Lives Matter, slams ‘hostility and violence’ against police

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Trump takes aim at Black Lives Matter, slams ‘hostility and violence’ against police

President Trump took aim at the Black Lives Matter movement and former President Obama Monday, saying ambush-style killings of police last year during tensions in minority communities were “a stain on the very fabric of our society” and that too many Americans “obstruct” law enforcement. “We are living through an era in which our police […]

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Why Macron picked unknown Edouard Philippe as the right fit for Prime Minister

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Why Macron picked unknown Edouard Philippe as the right fit for Prime Minister

 New President Emmanuel Macron has named centre-right Edouard Philippe as his first Prime Minister. This is why the new centrist head of state believes the relatively unknown politician from the conservative Republicans party is the right fit to lead his new government. He’s from the right First and foremost Macron’s decision to appoint right-wing MP […]

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Iraqi forces take over western Mosul’s Uraybi district, one of IS last havens

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Iraqi forces take over western Mosul’s Uraybi district, one of IS last havens

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi government forces on Monday took over one of a handful of districts remaining under Islamic State control in western Mosul as operations approach a total takeover of Iraq’s second largest city. Commander of the Nineveh Operations, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Amir Yarallah, said the army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service forces took over the Uraybi district, […]

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Executions Increase in Somalia

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Executions Increase in Somalia

The sudden increase in summary executions in Somalia has drawn the attention of human rights groups like Amnesty International as well as the local European Union delegation. try long troubled by deadly violence, there’s a disturbing new trend: an increase in summary executions. Somali military courts and the militant group al-Shabab have each executed about […]

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Trump looks for help from Russia on North Korea ……..By Steve Benen

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Trump looks for help from Russia on North Korea ……..By Steve Benen

Before he became a presidential candidate, Donald Trump used to see North Korean missile launches as evidence of American weakness. In late 2012, for example, he tweeted, “We can’t even stop the Norks from blasting a missile…. It is really sad.” Yes, Trump, on multiple occasions, referred to officials in North Korea as “Norks.” It’s […]

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