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Hiiraan Xog, Nov 7, 2017:- The African Union says it has begun its withdrawal from Somalia and will cut 1,000 troops by the end of this year as security responsibilities start to shift to the local military. The continental body said Tuesday that the move comes at a critical time, less than a month after the country’s worst attack killed more than 350 people. The...

Hiiraan Xog, Nov 6, 2017:- Law enforcement officers gather in front of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs after a fatal shooting [Darren Abate/AP Photo] At least 26 people have been killed and 20 others injured in a mass shooting inside a church in Sutherland Springs, in the US state of Texas. The shooting took place on Sunday at the First Baptist Church...

Hiiraan Xog, Nov 1, 2017:- A driver plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials are calling the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since Sept. 11, 2001. The rampage ended when the motorist — whom the police identified...

Hiiraan Xog, Oct 30, 2017:- Throngs of Kenyatta supporters celebrated on Monday near the election commission headquarters after hearing the IEBC declare incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta the winner of last week’s highly disputed presidential poll. The re-run of the Aug 8 poll was tainted by opposition leader Raila Odinga’s decision to boycott the polls. Wafula Chebukati,...

Hiiraan Xog, Oct 29, 2017:- Somalia’s president says the hotel assault still underway in the capital is meant to instill fear among people who showed unity in the wake of the country’s deadliest attack two weeks ago. “They want to create fear among our people who showed support to the ongoing efforts aimed at pacifying the country,” President Mohamed Abdullahi...

Hiiraan Xog, Oct 28, 2017:-  A suicide car bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 16, while gunfire could be heard inside, police said. A second blast was heard in the area minutes later. Captain Mohamed Hussein said the gunfire was heard inside the Nasa-Hablod hotel, which is close...

Hiiraan Xog, Oct 27, 2017:- NDP Leader Jack Layton and warm welcome State President Dr Mohamed Waare Hirshabelle was held in prison in the Middle Shabelle region, on Sunday night, he arrived at the President and the delegation leader. The President welcomed in different parts of the population in the district, the Prime Minister Nur Hassan Hussein Adde, parliament Gabriel,...

Hiiraan Xog, Oct 26, 2017:- Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has sent his condolence on behalf of the Somali nation to the family of the former Somali police commissioner General Mohamed Muse Abshir who passed away last night in the US. “Speaking on behalf of my family and the nation, I hereby send my sorrowful condolence to the entire Somali people particularly...

Hiiraan Xog, Oct 26, 2017:- A bomb blast in a rental house in the outskirts of Karaan, a northern Mogadishu district has killed the perpetrator, his infant baby and injured his wife and another teenager who was also a tenant in the same house. The man who travelled yesterday from Qoryoley in the Lower Shabelle, which is largely under Al-Shabaab fighters is alleged to...

By Maggie Fick Hiiraan Xog, Oct 26, 2017:- KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) – Polling stations in Kenyan opposition strongholds were shuttered on Thursday and youths burnt street barricades, heeding an election boycott set to hand victory to President Uhuru Kenyatta, but with a mandate compromised by low turnout and procedural flaws. Those shortcomings in Kenya’s election...

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