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FEATURE-Somali refugees turn plastic waste warriors in one of world's biggest camps

0 Visits: 76 | Tuesday June 05, 2018 - 11:40:54
Somali refugee Adow Sheikh Aden, 32, was mocked when he started gathering empty plastic water bottles, broken buckets and old jerry cans around one of the world's largest refugee camps. "Everyone used to laugh and say I am mad because I am collecting rubbish. Here it is not normal to do such…

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Fiji says participation in UN peacekeeping plays important role in boosting ties with other countries

0 Visits: 62 | Tuesday June 05, 2018 - 11:39:54
Fiji's participation in the United Nations peacekeeping missions has played an important role in strengthening her relations with other countries in the past 40 years, said a Fijian government official on Monday.

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Libyan militias shoot 15 dead after mass escape from migrant torture camp

0 Visits: 86 | Tuesday June 05, 2018 - 11:38:29
Libyan militias killed at least 15 African migrants and wounded 25 others as dozens attempted to escape a migrant torture camp on May 23, according to the aid organisation Doctors Without Borders. The bloody massacre, one of the few to be made public, occurred in Bani Walid in the hinterland of Tripoli…

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Somalia: National Security Council conference to open Baidoa

0 Visits: 167 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 15:39:48
Leaders of federal government and regional administrations arrived to Baidoa on Sunday as preparation of National security conference underway. According to information minister of southwest administration Ugas Hassan Abdi Mohamed, National Security Council will start on Monday and leaders to begin…

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Giuliani calls it 'unthinkable' that Trump would pardon himself

0 Visits: 88 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 15:38:29
President Trump's attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani publicly pressed Trump's expansive view of executive power this weekend, arguing on two Sunday TV shows that the president probably has the sweeping constitutional authority to pardon even himself. "He probably does," Giuliani said, when…

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Ottawa scrambled to figure out Trump travel ban, U.S. documents show

0 Visits: 116 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 15:36:47
Not only were Canadian officials scrambling to limit problems for travellers, they were simply trying to grasp what was going on when the Trump administration issued an executive order last year banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. Newly released…

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Al-Shabaab kills six traders, burn 11 trucks in Bakool region

0 Visits: 96 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 15:35:42
Al-Shabaab militant group on Sunday killed six traders and burnt eleven trucks which were carrying food to Hudur town, the headquarters of Bakool region in southwestern Somalia, a local official has said. Deputy Governor of Hiiraan region, Abdirahman Muhumed Takoy accused the militants of killing six…

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North Korea's top three military officials replaced, U.S. official says

0 Visits: 70 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 15:34:11
North Korea's top three military officials have been removed from their posts, a senior U.S. official said on Sunday, as U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un prepare to meet on June 12 in Singapore. The U.S. official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, was commenting…

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Iran calls on world to stand up to Trump, save nuclear deal

0 Visits: 61 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 15:32:57
The world should stand up to Washington's bullying behavior, Iran's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Sunday by state media in a letter to counterparts, as the top diplomat intensifies efforts to save a nuclear deal after a U.S. exit. U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out last month…

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Migrants Continue Perilous Journeys to Europe, but Numbers Fall

0 Visits: 67 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 15:30:50
Tunisia's Defense Ministry says at least 46 migrants have died after their boat sank off the country's southern coast and 67 others were rescued by the coast guard on Sunday. The rescue operation was ongoing, the ministry said in a statement. The migrants were of Tunisian and other nationalities.…

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Liboi residents cry for justice as scores go missing

0 Visits: 69 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 15:28:30
Relatives of people who have disappeared mysteriously in the border town of Liboi, Garissa, have asked the government to locate their whereabouts. The residents, who claimed their loved ones were picked by people identifying themselves as police officers, also accused the government of being involved…

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Rebuilding Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Somalia - Complaint

0 Visits: 166 | Monday June 04, 2018 - 01:22:29
Rebuilding Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Somalia - Complaint

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Maryland man sentenced on federal terrorism charges

0 Visits: 102 | Sunday June 03, 2018 - 19:40:43
Maryland man sentenced on federal terrorism charges

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Middle East Power Struggle Plays Out on New Stage

0 Visits: 167 | Sunday June 03, 2018 - 15:26:34
Middle East Power Struggle Plays Out on New Stage

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Ethiopia to lift emergency rule amid improved political, security situations

0 Visits: 113 | Sunday June 03, 2018 - 15:20:53
The Ethiopian government on Saturday approved a draft bill to lift the six-month state of emergency rule that was sanctioned in mid February. The Ethiopian Council of Ministers, in its meeting on Saturday, decided to lift the emergency rule ahead of its deadline, attributing the decision to the East…

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Saudi Arabia says it released eight people in activist crackdown

0 Visits: 106 | Sunday June 03, 2018 - 15:18:54
Saudi Arabia temporarily released eight people accused of communicating with organisations opposed to the kingdom and held nine others in detention, state news agency SPA reported on Saturday. The public prosecutor said it had interrogated people arrested last month, whom human rights groups and activists…

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Father of four distraught over impending deportation to Kenya

0 Visits: 225 | Sunday June 03, 2018 - 15:17:20
A father of four says his life is in danger if Canadian authorities follow through on an order to deport him to Kenya. Yussuf Madey Mahamed made a desperate public plea Saturday for more time to have his application to stay in Canada processed. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officials earlier…

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Landlocked Ethiopia Plans to Build Navy, Prime Minister Says

0 Visits: 131 | Sunday June 03, 2018 - 15:14:36
Landlocked Ethiopia is planning to build a navy, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said during a briefing of the heads of the country's National Defense Force. "Following the efforts made to build capacity of our national defense, we built one of the stronger ground and air forces in Africa," the…

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Al Shabaab fighters seize town in central Somalia: residents

0 Visits: 187 | Sunday June 03, 2018 - 05:13:34
Al Shabaab fighters seize town in central Somalia: residents

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AU: Amisom lacks resources to defeat al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 95 | Sunday June 03, 2018 - 05:10:04
AU: Amisom lacks resources to defeat al-Shabaab

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