Wednesday, July 18, 2018

India seizes record haul of smuggled gold outside airport + video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PZksQDzLzs Indian police said they had made the single biggest seizure of gold smuggled into the country on Tuesday after arresting six people leaving an...

Cameron’s tough-guy tactics: Warmongering & policy gaffes

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has made a name for himself when it comes to supporting yet more wars abroad, including events in Libya,...

U.S. military trains African armies ahead of Boko Haram campaign

 Under the glare of the Saharan sun, a U.S. special forces trainer corrects the aim of a Chadian soldier as he takes cover behind...

Kenya anti-terror laws: Court scraps main clauses

Kenya's High Court has thrown out key aspects of a tough new anti-terrorism law after a legal challenge by the opposition. Eight clauses were annulled,...

One in four British Muslims ‘have some sympathy for motives behind Charlie Hebdo attacks’

Over a quarter of British Muslims have some sympathy for the motives behind the Charlie Hebdo massacre and almost half say they face discrimination...

Yemen Houthis take over U.S.-trained special forces base in Sanaa

Armed men from Yemen's newly dominant Houthi group took over a special forces army base in the capital Sanaa early on Wednesday, soldiers there...

Historic US-Iran nuclear deal could be taking shape

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tI4REuSUtZE Edging toward a historic compromise, the U.S. and Iran reported progress Monday on a deal that would clamp down on Tehran's nuclear activities for...

UK will be plunged into darkness next month in biggest solar eclipse since 1999

The UK will be plunged into darkness next month in the biggest solar eclipse for 15 years. The moon will cover the sun, blocking...

Kenya to build wall on border with Somalia

The government will construct a wall between Kenya and Somalia on a portion of the border in Lamu County to enhance security. Lamu Governor Issa...

Entire Hungarian village for rent: includes horses, cows and a bus stop!

Mayor of the village of Megyer tries to raise funds for his village and says leaseholder can even be his deputy A community-owned horse is...

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Safaricom in ‘advanced talks’ to take M-Pesa to Ethiopia

Kenya’s telco giant Safaricom is in “advanced talks” with the Ethiopian government to introduce its popular M-Pesa mobile money service to neighbouring Ethiopia, a market...

Are Somaliland, Puntland ready for war over land?

Somaliland and Puntland’s dispute over land stretching from the Gulf of Aden to the Ethiopian border risks escalating into open war. The self-declared republic of...

Somalia: Federal Government faces stiff criticism at Brussels forum

President Farmajo and EU's Foreign Affairs Chief Federica Magherini are jointly chairing Somali Partnership Forum in Brussels which entered its second and final day,...