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146 migrants land in Italy in UN-organized Libya evacuation

  April 30, 2019   A woman and two children are assisted by UNHCR (United Nations Refugee Agency) personnel, second from right, after disembarking from an Italian military aircraft arriving from Misrata, Libya, at Pratica di Mare military airport, near Rome, Monday, April 29, 2019. Italy organized a humanitarian evacuation airlift for a group of 147 asylum seekers from Ethiopia, ...

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At least 17 dead in Ethiopia clashes

  April 30, 2019   By TOS TV NETWORK   At least 17 people have died in communal violence triggered by a personal dispute in western Ethiopia, a report said Monday. The AMMA news agency said there were clashes Saturday and Sunday pitting the Gumuz ethnic group against the Amhara, the second largest in the country, in Benishangul Gumuz state. ...

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Bomb threat targets New Mexico court where leader of armed group faces charges

  April 30, 2019   Larry Mitchell Hopkins appears in a police booking photo taken at the Dona Ana County Detention Center in Las Cruces, New Mexico, US, on April 20, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS   ALBUQUERQUE (Reuters) – A bomb threat prompted security officers on Monday (April 29) to evacuate the courthouse where the leader of a paramilitary group that ...

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We will not enter into any alliance against Qatar and Turkey: Somali FM

  April 30, 2019     DOHA (QNA) – Somalia’s Foreign Minister Ahmed Isse Awad yesterday stressed that his country will not enter into any alliance or bloc of any kind against Qatar and Turkey. Due to this, he said, a territorial group, comprising countries from the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba, is trying to ...

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Trump, Erdogan discuss working group on Russian S-400 missile system

  April 29, 2019   Russian servicemen sit in the cabins of S-400 missile air defence systems in Tverskaya Street before a rehearsal for the Victory Day parade, which marks the anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, in central Moscow, Russia April 29, 2019. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva   ANKARA (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and ...

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Germany’s Merkel set to visit Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger

  April 29, 2019   German Chancellor Angela Merkel (File: AP)   By The Associated Press   BERLIN – German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to West Africa this week, visiting Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger to express Germany’s commitment to stability and developmental co-operation in the region and support for the countries’ fight against extremism. Merkel’s office said Monday ...

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Two U.S. Navy warships sail through strategic Taiwan Strait

  April 29, 2019   The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) steams during a three-carrier strike force photo exercise in the Western Pacific, November 12, 2017. Picture taken November 12, 2017. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelsey J. Hockenberger/Handout via REUTERS   By Idrees Ali   WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military said ...

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Mum, 28, and four-year-old son discovered dead by neighbour

  April 28, 2019   The mother and son were discovered by a neighbour (Picture: PA)   By JOE ROBERTS, Metro UK   Detectives investigating the deaths of a woman and young boy in a quiet residential street say they do not believe anyone else was involved. The pair – who have not been identified – were discovered by a ...

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Senior UN official strongly condemns Southern California synagogue attack

  April 28, 2019   UN Photo/Aliza Eliazarov | The High-Representative for the UN Alliance of Civilizations, Miguel Ángel Moratinos Cuyaubé, briefs reporters at UN Headquarters (file).   By UN News Center   The top official for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has strongly condemned the attack Saturday on a synagogue in Southern California, denouncing the deadly incident ...

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UK, European holidaymakers warned against Turkey travel as government blames Kurdish militia for unrest

  April 28, 2019   Despite Daesh militants attacking foreigners and Turkish citizens in recent years, the Turkish government has said Kurdish militia are to blame for unrest British citizens told to avoid all travel within 10 kilometers of the Syrian border British tourists are being told to be vigilant if traveling to Turkey after security officials warned of “terror ...

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