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Turkey announces end to military operation in Syria

By DW Date: 29.03.2017 Turkey’s prime minister has announced an end to the operation known as “Euphrates Shield.” The offensive was launched last summer as part of the fight against the so-called “Islamic State.” Reuters/K. Ashawi The military operation known as “Euphrates Shield” is now over, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim announced on Wednesday. Yildirim said in an interview with a ...

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‘Carlos the Jackal’ jailed over 1974 Paris grenade attack

Tuesday 28 March 2017 The notorious terrorist gets a third life sentence over an attack on a shopping centre that killed two people and injured 32. Carlos the Jackal in the 1970s By Gary Anderson, News Reporter Terrorist “Carlos the Jackal” has been jailed for life for a third time over a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping centre. ...

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Men sentenced for Milton Keynes murder

Tuesday 28 March 2017 Mohamed Noor (left) and Albert Prempeh. Credit: Thames Valley Police   Two men have been convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 30 years each following a murder in Milton Keynes. Mohamed Noor, aged 33, of Radworthy, Furzton, and Albert Prempeh, aged 35, of no fixed abode, were convicted and sentenced of ...

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UK absence from EU’s 60th anniversary ‘a sad moment’, says Jean-Claude Juncker

By SKY NEWS Saturday 25 March 2017 The head of the European Commission believes the bloc is strong enough to weather the “daunting” challenges it faces. Britain’s absence from the EU’s 60th birthday celebrations is “a sad moment”, EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker has said. The president of the European Commission also restated his view that the UK’s departure from the ...

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COMMUNIQUÉ – NAIROBI DECLARATION ON SOMALI REFUGEES

Please find attached NAIROBI DECLARATION ON DURABLE SOLUTIONS FOR SOMALI REFUGEES AND REINTEGRATION OF RETURNEES IN SOMALIA NAIROBI, KENYA, 25TH MARCH 2017 I. Preamble We, the Heads of State and Government of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD), convening in Nairobi, Kenya on 25th March 2017 at the Special Summit on protection and durable solutions for Somali refugees and reintegration ...

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Costa Rica detains Somali with alleged terrorism links

By UK REUTERS Fri Mar 24, 2017 Costa Rica detained a Somali citizen suspected of “international terrorism” after he entered the Central American country from neighbouring Panama, Costa Rica’s security ministry said on Thursday. U.S. authorities “confirmed that the person is allegedly linked to international terrorist organizations and sought his immediate detention to begin investigating the case,” the ministry said ...

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London attacks: British police identify parliament attacker as Khalid Masood, 52

  Thursday 23 March 2017 The man identified in British media reports as Khalid Masood, being treated after the attack by the emergency services.PHOTO: PA IMAGES VIA GETTY IMAGES   LONDON (REUTERS) The attacker who killed three people near parliament in London before being shot dead was named on Thursday (March 23) as a 52-year-old British-born man, Khalid Masood, who was ...

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Car bomb near presidential palace kills four in Somali capital

Tue Mar 21, 2017   By Abdi Sheikh | MOGADISHU   At least four people were killed on Tuesday when a car bomb exploded at a checkpoint less than a kilometer away from the presidential compound in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, police said. Security officials at the scene told Reuters the checkpoint was rammed by a car bomb driven by a suicide ...

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Somalia Prime Minister names 27-member cabinet

By Som Tribune March 21, 2017   Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has named his cabinet ministers on Tuesday, weeks after being nominated as the countries Prime Minister. The cabinet is made up 26 ministers and 1 deputy minister and 6 women. 19 Federal MP’s have been appointed as Ministers.Mahdi Ahmed Guled Khadar has been named the Deputy PM ...

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