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US Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, Commander, U.S. Africa Command, speaks with media representatives
2019-01-20, The Observer
The US military said it carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed 52 al-Shabaab extremists, in response to an attack on Somali forces. Al-Shabaab's Nairobi attack...
Security forces help a man at the scene of a blast in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
2019-01-19, Independent online (SA)
Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan police have arrested the wife and father of a man identified as the suicide bomber in an attack on Nairobi's Dusit hotel complex that left 21...
Kenya armed soldiers after an attack on a hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019
2019-01-18, Lexington Herald-Leader
Kenyan investigators have identified a Kenyan military officer as the father of one of the extremists involved in the attack on a hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi...
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO) speaks at a press conference regarding the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the UN Office in Geneva, Palais des Nations,18 May 2018
2019-01-18, The Recorder
LONDON — The head of the World Health Organization has ordered an internal investigation into allegations the U.N. health agency is rife with racism, sexism and...
Daytona Beach News-Journal: NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " Kenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in an eastern area, days after Islamic extremists claimed responsibility for a deadly attack in Nairobi.National police chief Joseph Boinnet says security forces...
Magic Valley: FILE - This Nov. 23, 2018, file photo shows Felix Tshisekedi of Congo's Union for Democracy and Social Progress opposition party, at a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya. Congo's Constitutional Court early Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, declared the election of ......
Mail Guardian South Africa: Vicious crackdown in Zimbabwe Experts say the harsh reaction is a symptom of a bankrupt and desperate governmentAgrizzi: ‘I was caught in a cult of bribes’ Bosasa’s former chief operating officer implicates politicians, government officials in his...
The Independent: Activists have denounced a court that convicted four women volunteers who had entered an Arizona wildlife park and left food and water for migrants crossing the US-Mexico border. A federal judge in Tucson found the four humanitarians with the group No More...
Sacramento Bee: Kenyan police say gunmen opened fire on Chinese construction facilities in an eastern area, days after Islamic...
The Independent: Tens of thousands of protesters marched through Athens on Sunday to show their fury with their government’s deal with Macedonia, in a day of violent clashes outside the Greek parliament. Some marchers attacked riot police with rocks, flares,...
Moneycontrol: The US statement did not say whether any Somali forces were killed or wounded by the al-Qaida-linked extremists. PTI @moneycontrolcom Somali security officers take position after a second explosion near the president's residence in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Image:...
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New York Times: The airstrike comes days after the Shabab claimed responsibility for an assault on a luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya, that killed at least 14 people. ......
The Independent: Donald Trump may indeed have spoken to his then lawyer Michael Cohen about false testimony he delivered to Congress, and which is now at the centre of a seething political controversy, Rudy Giuliani has said Last week, BuzzFeed News reported that Mr Trump’s...
Al Jazeera: In previous al-Shabab attacks, the perpetrators were often Somali; in the Nairobi hotel siege, many were Kenyan. ......
The Independent: Davos is here again this week. The small mountain town in Switzerland, a health spa before it became a ski resort, is host once again to the annual meeting of the global elite – the industrialists, politicians and other leaders who run the world economy – at...
Irish Independent: Niamh Horan Twitter Email January 20 2019 6:18 PM 0 Comments Niamh Horan: 'Just as a 'toxic' man can prove heroic, many women can hide a shadow side' Independent.ieLast Wednesday afternoon, an unnamed man was shopping in Nairobi when he received word that a...
Yahoo Daily News: N'DJAMENA (Reuters) - Israel confirmed a diplomatic rapprochement with Muslim-majority Chad on Sunday as Prime MinisterBenjamin Netanyahu used a visit to the Chadian capital to stress their mutual interest in confronting Islamist insurgencies. Seeking to...