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Salah Abdeslam: Paris Suspect Attacks 'Anti-Muslim Bias'

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The sole surviving suspect from the 2015 Paris terror attacks is refusing to speak any further in a Belgian court, where he is on trial over the gunfight that led to his arrest. Salah Abdeslam has said he will not respond to questions from the judge. "My silence does not make me...

Italy Attack Targets Immigrants

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Italian police have arrested a gunman suspected of carrying out a drive-by shooting spree that targeted African immigrants.

At Least 20 Migrants Drown Off The Coast Of Morocco

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The bodies of at least 20 people have been pulled from the sea off the coast and in Melilla, a small Spanish territory bordering morocco.

Migrant Crisis: Scores Feared Drowned Off Libyan Coast

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Ninety migrants are feared drowned after a boat capsized off the Libyan coast, says the UN's migration agency. Three survivors said most of those who drowned were Pakistani nationals. Libya has for years been a major transit route for migrants trying to reach southern Europe by sea. But last year the EU reached...

FBI And White House Clash Over Probe Document

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The top democrat on the us House of Representatives intelligence committee Adam Schiff has accused republicans of tampering with a memo about FBI spying at the 2016 election.

Kenya Court Orders Suspension Of Government Shutdown Of TV Channels

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Kenya's high court has suspended the government shutdown of three of the largest private TV channels.

Kenya TV Shutdown: Court Suspends Ban Imposed Over Odinga 'Inauguration'

3 weeks ago /

Kenya's High Court has suspended the government's shutdown of three of the largest private TV channels. They were taken off-air over plans to broadcast opposition leader,  Raila Odinga's unofficial "inauguration" on Tuesday. The court has suspended the ban for 14 days while the case is heard. Mr Odinga lost last year's election and...

CIA Chief Says China 'As Big A Threat To US' As Russia

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Chinese efforts to exert covert influence over the West are just as concerning as Russian subversion, the director of the CIA has said. Mike Pompeo told the BBC that the Chinese "have a much bigger footprint" to do this than the Russians do. As examples,  he cited efforts to steal US commercial...

Turkish Air Strikes Damage Syrian Temple

3 weeks ago /

Turkish air strikes have seriously damaged an ancient temple in Syria's Kurdish-held Afrin region.

Kenya Fire Kills At Least Four

3 weeks ago /

At least four people have been killed and thousands reportedly left homeless after fire swept through a Kenyan slum on Sunday evening.

Militants Attack Kabul Army Base

3 weeks ago /

Militants have attacked an army base near a military academy in the afghan capital, Kabul, killing at least 11 soldiers.

Death Toll In Kabul Suicide Bombing Rises To Over 103

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Afghanistan’s interior ministry said on Sunday that the death toll from a powerful suicide attack claimed by the Taliban in Kabul has risen to at least 103 people.

Kenyatta Mobilises Support For AU Peace And Security Operations

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Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has urged African countries to step up their support for the African union peace and security council to ensure continuous progress in countering terrorism and violent extremism around the continent.

Kagame Takes Over From Conde As AU President

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The President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame has taken over from President Alpha Conde, as the new Chairperson of the African Union. President Kagame called for unity among members to achieve the desired reforms in the AU and in all member states.   Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has formally launched the theme on the...

Trump To Testify In Russia Inquiry

3 weeks ago /

President Donald Trump has said he is prepared to be questioned under oath as part of an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 us election.

Trump-Russia Inquiry: President 'Looking Forward' To Interview

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President Donald Trump has for the first time said he is prepared to be questioned under oath as part of an investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. He said he was "looking forward" to it, subject to the advice of his lawyers. Investigators are assessing if the Trump...

Police In Pakistan Arrest Suspect In Zainab Ansari Murder

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Police have arrested the main suspect involved in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl in the central Punjab province of Pakistan.

D.R Congo Conflict: Aid Workers Warn Against Mass Starvation

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Aid workers have warned of mass starvation because of conflict in the democratic Republic Of Congo. They say three million people in the Kasai Region don't have enough to eat - including 400,000 children.

Trump Hails End Of Government Shutdown

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US President Donald Trump has hailed the end of the government shutdown as a "big win" for republicans.

Palestinians Get 3G Internet After Decade-Long Row

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Palestinians in the occupied West Bank began receiving 3G mobile telecommunications services on Tuesday, after years of wrangling with the Israeli authorities. The Jawwal and Wataniya firms began offering the service to their customers Tuesday morning, with Palestinians seeing the option appear on their phones for the first time. Israel had previously...