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Pakistani intelligence led CIA to bin Laden: Imran Khan

  July 23, 2019   Pakistan has until now officially denied having any knowledge of the terror chief until he was shot dead in a night time raid by US special forces on May 2, 2011 The incident was a major national embarrassment and caused ties between the two countries to plummet Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan was visiting the ...

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Duale warns teachers against banning Muslim students over Hijab

  July 23, 2019   File – Majority leader Aden Duale in past photo. His election victory was upheld. (Courtesy)   By Standard Digital   GARISSA, Kenya – Leader of Majority Aden Duale has cautioned head teachers against banning Muslim students from wearing hijabs in schools. Speaking during the weekend at his Garissa Township Constituency, Duale said tough action would ...

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PM Holds Discussion with French Economic, Finance Minister

  July 23, 2019   Addis Ababa (ENA) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed met with French Economic and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire at his office this afternoon. Le Maire briefed journalists that he had excellent and very constructive discussion with PM Abiy. Ethiopia is a key partner to France in the African continent, he said, adding that the all-round ...

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Somali forces arrest 3 al-Shabab militants in southern town

  July 23, 2019   Image is used for representational purpose only.   MOGADISHU (Xinhua) – Somali forces have apprehended three al-Shabab militants in a security operation conducted on Sunday in Kismayo town, southern Somalia, an official said on Monday. Somali National Army (SNA)’s Division 11th commander Mohamed Hassan Badal said the arrests were made after the forces got reliable ...

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Somalia Car Bombing Kills at Least 17

  July 22, 2019   Relatives carry the dead body of a civilian killed in an explosion outside a hotel near the international airport in Mogadishu, July 22, 2019.   By Harun Maruf | VOA News   MOGADISHU – At least 17 people were killed in a car bombing in Mogadishu on Monday, medical sources tell VOA’s Somali service. The ...

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British PM Theresa May to hold emergency meeting on seized tanker

  July 22, 2019   Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of Britain’s Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms emergencies committee at around 10.30 am local time. PHOTO: EPA-EFE   LONDON (AFP) – Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain’s emergencies committee on Monday (July 22) to discuss Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker in the ...

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NY state police lag behind agencies nationwide on camera use

  July 22, 2019   New York remains one of only five states where the primary state law enforcement agency is not equipped with dashboard cameras While use of dashboard cameras is common, a survey found most primary state law enforcement agencies do not have body cameras More than a dozen law enforcement agencies reported implementing body cameras in some ...

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Ethiopia reconsiders deportation of Sudan’s opposition leader from Addis Ababa

  July 22, 2019   KHARTOUM – Ethiopian authorities Sunday reconsidered the deportation of Gibril Ibrahim, the leader of Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) from Addis Ababa after forcing him out of the hotel where he participates in Sudanese opposition meetings and conducted him to the airport. Sudanese political and armed opposition groups are holding consultation meetings in Addis Ababa ...

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‘Apologize to America,’ Trump tells Democratic congresswomen

  July 21, 2019   U.S. President Donald Trump walks out of the White House before departing July 19, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)   By Doina Chiacu   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stepped up his attacks on four Democratic congresswomen who have criticized his policies, calling on them to apologize as he ...

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Doctors: Detainee Allegedly Tortured in Sudan Dies

  July 21, 2019   By Agence France-Presse   KHARTOUM – A Sudanese civilian detained and allegedly tortured by security agents in a central town has died in custody, a doctors committee linked to the country’s protest movement said Sunday. The man died on Saturday in the town of Dilling in the state of South Kordofan after he was detained ...

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