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Impeachment Charge Against Trump to Be Sent to Senate Monday

  January 23, 2021   FILE – Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Aug. 6, 2020.   By VOA News   U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday will send an article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate, Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday, ...

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In Somalia, mothers fear sons were sent to Ethiopia conflict

  January 22, 2021   Fadumo Moalim Abdulle poses with 3 of her children, during an interview with the Associated Press in Mogadishu, Somalia, Monday, Jan, 18, 2021. The mother of eight has heard that her twenty year old son, Ahmed Ibrahim Jumaleh is one of the soldiers sent to Eritrea for military training in preparation to fight alongside Ethiopian ...

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US to resume WHO funding under Biden, UN agency chief hails move as a ‘good day for global health’

  January 22, 2021   FILE PHOTO © REUTERS/Denis Balibouse   By RT News   The US has announced it will resume funding the World Health Organization (WHO), months after former President Donald Trump withdrew the country’s membership, and has also earmarked $1.9 trillion to fight Covid-19 domestically. On his first day in office, new US President Joe Biden said ...

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Central African Republic declares state of emergency as rebels surround capital

  January 21, 2021   The Central African Republic on Thursday announced a 15-day emergency as armed groups tried to blockade the capital Bangui in a bid to topple newly re-elected President Faustin Archange Touadera. Residents watch as United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) armoured personnel carrier (APC) keeps guard while patroling a few ...

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Somali parliament demands Farmaajo comes clean on Somalis ‘fighting’ in Tigray war

  January 21, 2021   By HOL   MOGADISHU – Somalia’s parliament has demanded an explanation from President Mohamed Farmaajo on the whereabouts and state of hundreds of Somali youth who were reportedly undergoing military training in Eritrea. A statement from the Foreign Relations Committee from January 18 demands an explanation from Farmaajo on the whereabouts of the military trainees. ...

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