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Somaliland: Former Vice presidents, University Chancellors Advise Moderation in Election Campaigning

The Vice Chancellors of nine universities in Somaliland urged presidential candidates and their supporters to run a clean campaign and to hold national unity and...

Trump gives out his ‘Fake News Awards’ to CNN, N.Y. Times, Wash Post, others

The president highlighted negative coverage he said showed bias. President Donald Trump tweeted out the winners of his “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night, proclaiming, “And...

Hacked messages show Qatar appearing to pay hundreds of millions to free hostages

One morning last April, in the 16th month of a grueling hostage negotiation, a top Qatari diplomat sent a text message to his boss...

Behind the secret US war in Africa

Despite Pentagon assertions, secret programs allow American troops to direct combat raids in Somalia, Kenya, Niger and other African nations.  American special operations teams are...

THE HAUNTING NORMALCY OF MASS SHOOTING

October 1st will mark a year since a young man shot and killed eight fellow-students and a professor at Umpqua Community College, in Roseburg,...

2 Pirates killed while trying to hijack ship near Somalia

A Somali official says foreign naval forces in international waters shot dead two pirates and wounded another when the bandits attempted to hijack a...

Inside America’s shadow war against al-Shabab

In May, Navy SEAL Kyle Milliken was killed in a raid on a terrorist compound in Somalia. He was the first US service member...

Somali militants “lecture” frightened Kenyan villagers before escaping

About 100 Somali Al-Shabaab militants on Sunday stormed a village in Kenya's coastal Lamu region where they "lectured" frightened villagers. The militants flushed out Ishakani...

Al Shabaab suicide bomber hits Somalia military convoy

A suicide car bomber from Somalia's Islamist group al Shabaab hit a military convoy outside Mogadishu on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of deaths,...

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France revels in Les Bleus’ World Cup victory

Jubilant celebrations erupted throughout the country Sunday as France beat Croatia to win the World Cup. Follow coverage of the reactions to Les Bleus'...

Obama to attend his sister’s event in Kenya before heading to South Africa

Former President Barack Obama is visiting his father’s homeland of Kenya before heading to South Africa, where he’ll take part in events honoring Nelson...

Against tremendous odds, Abdi Nor Iftin made it from war-ravaged Somalia to America

Now a Maine resident, he tells his harrowing tale in his new memoir. “Call Me American” tells of a Somali boy, the son of nomadic...