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Somalia Appoints New Security Chiefs to Combat al-Shabab

VOA News | Published: 20 February 2018   FILE – Somali soldier inspect wreckage of vehicles after a car bomb that was detonated in Mogadishu, Oct 28, 2017.   By Harun Maruf   The Somali government has appointed new security ...

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New anti-Brexit party launches in Britain

19 February 2018 The party was founded by former financier Chris Coghlan ahead of last year’s general election AFP/File / Tolga AKMEN LONDON: A new anti-Brexit centrist political party holds its official launch in London Monday, one of several initiatives ...

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WHO warns over measles immunisation rates as cases rise 400% across Europe

The Guardian | Published: Mon 19 Feb 2018 2017 saw more than 21,000 cases and 35 deaths, with large outbreaks in one in four countries, says World Health Organisation Confidence in the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine was damaged ...

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Turkish deputy PM to inspect restoration of Sudan’s Suakin Island

19 February 2018   An overview photo of Suakin Island in Sudan. (File Photo)   ISTANBUL — Deputy Prime Minister Hakan Çavuşoğlu is scheduled to pay a two-day official visit to Sudan and Somalia starting on Tuesday. According to the ...

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Poland defends PM’s Holocaust remark

AFP | Published: Sunday, February 18, 2018   Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki gives a speech during the Munich Security Conference on Feb. 17, 2018 in Munich, southern Germany. (Thomas Kienzle/AFP) WARSAW: Poland on Sunday sought to defend remarks by ...

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Saudi women have a central role in building the nation, Janadriyah festival shows

ARAB NEWS | Published — Sunday 18 February 2018 People flocked to the many attractions, including traditional camel races, cultural programs, workshops, poetry sessions and exhibitions with pavilions representing provinces in the Kingdom as well as national and international organizations. ...

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Homicide victim Egal Daud buried Friday after mosque service

17 February 2018 An Ottawa homicide victim and Algonquin College student was remembered during Friday prayers as more than 1,000 worshippers gathered at the Assalam Mosque. Egal Daud, 30, was found fatally shot in a parked on Northview Road, near ...

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Ethio-Djibouti Railway Manifests Successful National Development: Passengers

17 Feb 2018   Addis Ababa (ENA) — The newly commissioned Ethio-Djibouti railway line manifests the country’s successful journey towards multi-faceted development, said passengers. Passengers who talked to ENA said the railway demonstrates the country’s thriving drive to attain its ...

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Former student confesses to Florida school shooting

AFP | Published: 16 February 2018 FBI admitted it had received a tip-off about the 19-year-old gunman yet failed to stop him Nikolas Cruz is the 19-year-old suspect charged with the shooting in Parkland, Florida. Image Credit: Broward County Sheriff’s ...

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Delivery driver planned to kill Jews, Queen, David Cameron & Spurs fans, court hears

15 February 2018   Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and David Cameron © Chris Jackson / Reuters A delivery driver arrested over a suspected London terrorism plot planned to gun down Jews, Tottenham Hotspur FC fans, Queen Elizabeth II and David Cameron, ...

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