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Southall shooting: Khalid Abdi Farah’s family pays tribute to ‘kind and lovable soul’ as hunt for killer continues

  Friday November 17, 2017   The devastated family of murdered Khalid Abdi Farah have paid tribute to their “kind and lovable soul” nearly a week after he was gunned down in Southall. They implored anyone with information to come forward, saying the 26-year-old will only rest once “this killer is brought to justice”. It comes as police renewed their ...

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German court: Kuwait Airways can refuse Israeli passengers

AP | Published — Saturday 18 November 2017   A general view of empty Kuwait Airways check-in counters at Kuwait Airport is shown in this file photo. (AP Photo / Gustavo Ferrari)   BERLIN: A German court ruled on Thursday that Kuwait’s national airline did not have to transport an Israeli citizen because the carrier would face legal repercussions at ...

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Military-backed diplomacy needed to deal with North Korea, US Pacific command chief says

  REUTERS | Published: Thursday 16 November 2017   Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the US military’s pacific command, right, listens to William F. Hagerty, the US Ambassador to Japan, as Harry makes a courtesy visit at the prime minister’s official residence in Tokyo on November 16. (AFP)   TOKYO: Admiral Harry Harris, head of the US military’s Pacific ...

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Zimbabwe President ‘Confined to Home’ After Military Action

VOA News | November 15, 2017 1:45 PM   A military tank is seen with armed soldiers on a road leading to President Robert Mugabe’s office in Harare, Zimbabwe, Nov. 15, 2017.   By Anita Powell   JOHANNESBURG — Zimbabwe’s longtime president is “confined to his home,” South Africa’s president said Wednesday, leaving Robert Mugabe’s fate uncertain after what increasingly ...

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PM Hailemariam Urges Ethiopian Diaspora in Qatar to Continue Supporting GERD

  November 14, 2017   By ENA   Addis Ababa – Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, who is on an official visit to Qatar, has held discussion today with Ethiopians residing in the country. During the discussion, the Premier acknowledged the contribution the diaspora made to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and called on them to continue supporting the dam, ...

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Erdogan visits Kuwait for talks with Emir

Gulf News | Published: November 14, 2017 Two countries are exploring ways to bolster cooperation amid regional challenges   Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, meeting with Kuwaiti Prime Minister Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah at the Bayan palace in Kuwait City. Image Credit: KUNA /AFP   Kuwait: Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir ...

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Germany quintuples arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Egypt

  DW | Published: 14.11.2017   German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s administration has been criticized for massively increasing arms sales to Middle East dictatorships Saudi Arabia and Egypt. One opposition lawmaker branded the trade “reprehensible.” The German government approved nearly €450 million ($526 million) worth of weapons exports to Saudi Arabia and Egypt in the third quarter of 2017, more than ...

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Daesh claims Yemen suicide bombing that killed six

AP, REUTERS | Published: Tuesday, November 14, 2017   People gather at the site of a suicide car bomb attack outside a police forces camp in Aden, Yemen on November 14, 2017. (REUTERS)   The group affiliated to Daesh in Yemen claimed responsibility for a suicide car bombing early Tuesday that targeted security forces in the southern port city of ...

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