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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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British PM Theresa May to trigger Brexit on March 29

March 20, 2017 British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the formal notification of Brexit, on March 29,PHOTO: BLOOMBERG   LONDON (AFP) – Britain said on Monday (March 20) it will trigger its exit from the European Union on March 29, nine months after the country voted to leave the European Union. Triggering Article 50 ...

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Somaliland Republic signs economic, political & security agreement with Emirates

By Som Tribune March 20, 2017 On Sunday, 19 March 2017, the Republic of Somaliland signed a historic agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) which grants the latter the right to establish a military base in Berbera in exchange for a wide-ranging cooperation on economic, political, security and foreign relations between the two sides. According to His Excellency, the Minister ...

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Egypt’s Sisi to meet with Trump in Washington first week of April

By Ahram Online During the three-day visit the leaders will discuss bilateral cooperation and the Palestinian-Israeli peace process Mahmoud Aziz , Sunday 19 Mar 2017 Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi is set to visit the United States upon invitation from  his counterpart President Donald Trump the first week in April, Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Sunday. During the three-day visit, the leaders ...

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Radicalised Muslim known to security agencies shot dead in possible ‘terror’ incident at Paris airport – as security stepped up at stadium where Duke and Duchess watch rugby

By David Chazan, paris 18 MARCH 2017 A radicalised Muslim known to intelligence agencies has been shot dead at Paris Orly airport after seizing an air force patrolwoman’s gun — just hours after he shot a police officer in the face in a northern suburb. The incident came as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Paris, where they were due to ...

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Russian parliament backs investigation into US media

March 18, 2017 A general view shows the State Duma, the lower house of parliament, in Moscow, Russia on January 20, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS   MOSCOW (REUTERS) – The Russian lower house of parliament, the State Duma, has approved a proposal to launch an investigation into US media organisations that operate in Russia, it said in a statement posted on its ...

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SNP’s Angus Robertson accuses Tories of being too ‘scared’ to let Scotland have second independence referendum

Joe Watts Political Editor @JoeWatts Friday 17 March 2017 His speech comes amid a war of words between Nicola Sturgeon and Theresa May SNP Westminster Leader Angus Robertson Getty Images   SNP leader in Westminster Angus Robertson has accused Theresa May’s Tories of being too “scared” to let Scotland have another independence referendum. The party’s deputy leader will claim the ...

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Kaweesi murder: Museveni directs fixing of security cameras

By Vision Reporter Added 17th March 2017 01:44 PM As a consequence of these repeated murders in the city and other towns, the President has directed the immediate installation of cameras in all major towns of Uganda and along the highways. President Yoweri Museveni has condemned in the strongest terms the killing of (the Assistant Inspector General of Police) Andrew ...

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