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President Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate for trial

The articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered to the Senate on Wednesday, setting in motion a historic trial that threatens his removal from office.

US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by his family. Spc. Henry Mayfield Jr., 23, from...

Security Council Press Statement on Terrorist Attack in Mogadishu

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack of 28 December 2019 at the Ex-control Afgoye Junction in Mogadishu, which killed and injured innocent people. 

Boris Johnson, Conservatives secure smashing win in British election

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a resounding overall majority in the United Kingdom's general election and will return to Downing Street with a big majority. Official...

Drug arrest after overnight traffic stop in Rochester, Minnesota

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Drunk driving and drug charges are pending against a woman after an early morning traffic stop. Rochester police say Fatima Mohamed Said, 49, was pulled over for...

Ethiopia to swear in new prime minister Abiye Ahmed on April 2

Ethiopia’s prime minister-elect Abiye Ahmed will be sworn in on Monday, its parliament said, after the ruling coalition chose him to succeed Hailemariam Desalegn as its chairperson. The ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front coalition on Tuesday voted in the...

Hailemariam Desalegn asks Ethiopians to support ongoing reforms by government

Ethiopia’s outgoing prime minister and former chairperson of the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), Hailemariam Desalegn, has called on the public to support the ongoing reforms by the government. Desalegn congratulated the EPRDF council upon its election of Dr. Abiy...

Ethiopia, UAE sign MoU on Political Consultations

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu received Sheik Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the UAE today (March 07, 2018), and the two ministers jointly addressed the 2nd Ethio-UAE Joint Ministerial Commission,...

BREAKING NEWS: ‘Shots fired’ at White House

There are reports of shots fired at the White House. On Saturday, media which were in place there tweeted that they were being told to shelter until further notice. 'We're sheltering in place at the White House briefing room. A report...

Kenyans tear into Farah Maalim online after he fails to unseat Aden Duale

Court has upheld Garissa Township MP Aden Duale’s victory. In a ruling done at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi, High Court judge Hedwig Ong’undi dismissed Farah Maalim’s petition, saying that it lacked sufficient evidence.​ Maalim who had cited cases of...
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President Trump impeachment articles delivered to Senate for trial

The articles of impeachment charging US President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress were delivered...
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US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...