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Police kill al-Shabab militant in northeast Kenya

NAIROBI(SONNA):Kenyan police killed an al-Shabab militant and recovered money, a rifle and handset radio during a fierce gunfight in Mandera county, northeast region on Saturday. The police said on Sunday the deceased was among five al-Shabab militants who were spotted…

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Harris to Be Sworn In by Justice Sotomayor at Inauguration

WASHINGTON – Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday, a history-making event in which the first Black, South Asian and female vice president will take her oath of office from the…

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Cameroon Says Explosives Planted by Separatists Killed 5, Including Female Journalist

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON – Officials in Cameroon have ordered the military to hunt down separatist fighters whom authorities blame for planting bombs that killed four soldiers and a female journalist. The attack also injured three others. Deben Tchoffo, governor of Cameroon’s…

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UNHCR Somalia: Operational Update 1-31 October 2020

The operational environment in Somalia remained fluid and complex throughout October. In addition to the prolonged conflict and insecurity, the triple threat of Covid-19, seasonal floods and desert locusts added further to the already-precarious humanitarian situation. UNHCR and partners continued…

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Qatar’s emir to attend Tuesday’s GCC summit in Saudi Arabia

Qatar’s Government Communication Office (GCO) has confirmed that the country’s ruler, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, will attend the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. Sheikh Tamim’s participation comes after Kuwait’s foreign minister announced late…

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Rescue workers in Norway find seventh body after landslide

Norway (SONNA)-Rescue workers have uncovered a seventh body from a landslide that buried homes in a village near Norway’s capital, police said Sunday, but hopes persist that three people still missing might yet be found alive. The tragedy occurred early…

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‘Many Civilians’ Killed in Niger Gun Attack

NIAMEY, NIGER – Gunmen killed a significant number of civilians Saturday in Niger, authorities said, in the latest attack to rock the landlocked Sahel nation’s troubled western Tillaberi region. “The attack took place around noon (1100 GMT) and there were…

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QRCS launches 2nd surgical mission for poor patients in Somalia [EN/AR]

January 2nd, 2021 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has launched the 2nd surgical mission at the De Martini General Hospital in Mogadishu, Somalia. At a total cost of QR 336,150, a local team of surgeons will perform 200…

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‘We Have to Be Remembered for What’s Been Done,’ Trump Says on Return to DC

After weeks of vowing to win his fight to remain in office, U.S. President Donald Trump issued a video Thursday looking back on what he called “historic victories” and said: “We have to be remembered for what’s been done.” Trump,…

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The Prime Minister appoints new Permanent Secretary for his office

Mogadishu(SONNA)-Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Mohamed Hussein Roble on Tuesday appointed Mohamed Ibrahim Nor to be the permanent of the office of the Prime Minister.   Source: Somali National News Agency