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Hiiraan Xog, Sep 3, 2017:- Al-Shabab fighters attacked a military base near Somalia’s southern port city of Kismayu early on Sunday, a Somali army officer said, adding that he did not immediately have details of any casualties. The armed group claimed responsibility for the attack and said 26 Somali soldiers had been killed in the incident, but that could not be confirmed...

Hiiraan Xog, Sep 3, 2017:- SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it set off a hydrogen bomb Sunday in its sixth nuclear test, which judging by the earthquake it set off appeared to be its most powerful explosion yet. South Korea’s weather agency estimated the nuclear blast yield of the presumed test was between 50 and 60 kilotons, or five to six times stronger...

Hiiraan Xog, Sep 2, 2017:- HOUSTON (AP) — One week after Harvey roared into the Gulf Coast, residents of a Texas city struggled with no drinking water, fires continued to erupt at a stricken chemical plant and funerals began for some of the mounting toll of victims. In Beaumont, Texas, home to almost 120,000, people waited in a line that stretched for more than a mile...

Hiiraan Xog, Sep 2, 2017:- President Uhuru Kenyatta says the Jubilee Coalition is ready to campaign again ahead of the presidential election re-run even though he does not agree with the Supreme Court ruling nullifying his election. In an address from State House, President Kenyatta however stated that he will respect the decision of the court and seek re-election. He...

Hiiraan Xog, Sep 1, 2017:- HOUSTON (AP) — As floodwaters receded and rescuers searched waterlogged neighborhoods for more potential victims, Houston officials began turning their attention to finding temporary housing for those in shelters and getting enough gasoline for people to fill up cars — but also to the city’s long-term recovery, which will take years and...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 31, 2017:- DALLAS (AP) — Two explosions were reported early Thursday at a Houston-area chemical plant that lost power amid flooding from Harvey. A statement from the Arkema Inc. company said the Harris County Emergency Operations Center reported two explosions and black smoke coming from the plant at about 2 a.m. In a tweet, the Harris County Sheriff’s...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 30, 2017:- HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas community of Port Arthur found itself increasingly isolated Wednesday as Harvey’s rains flooded most major roads out of the city and swamped a shelter for victims fleeing the storm that ravaged the Houston area. The crisis deepened in the coastal city after Harvey rolled ashore overnight for the second time in six...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 28, 2017:- A spot check by the Nation Sunday showed students from various schools buying books and uniform from shops in Nairobi. Most of the schools are expected to reopen Monday and others Tuesday. This comes amid a looming strike by teachers, which parents are opposed to. Members of the Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) have threatened to start...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 28, 2017:- HOUSTON (AP) — Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation’s fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased thousands of people to rooftops or higher ground and overwhelmed rescuers who could not keep up with the constant calls for help. The incessant rain covered much of Houston in turbid, gray-green water and turned streets...

Hiiraan Xog, Aug 27, 2017:- MADRID (AP)-Health authorities in Catalonia say a 51-year-old German woman has died from injuries suffered in the Aug. 17 attack in Barcelona, raising the death toll in attacks there and the nearby coastal town of Cambrils to 16. The woman died Sunday in the intensive care unit of Barcelona’s Hospital del Mar, according to the regional health...