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By Tajuddin
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Nairobi (AP + DIPLOMAT)- A Kenya police official says a Somali man in their custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi Haji, who is wanted in Somalia for killing journalists. The police official said Friday that after weeks of interrogation following his arrest in early August the man, who had ori...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Nairobi (DIPLOMAT)- Militants of the Al Shabaab extremist organisation Friday beheaded a Kenyan driver who was kidnapped at Kiunga near the border with Somalia in the coastal town of Lamu. The body of George Mwita was discovered during a rescue operation carried out by Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) sold...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Djibouti (DIPLOMAT)- The air detachment deployed at the base in Djibouti, in mission Atalanta to combat piracy in the Indian Ocean, has replaced the maritime surveillance aircraft P-3 Orion for a similar, announced today the Defence Staff. The new aircraft relieves which has been operating in the are...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Sharm El-Sheikh (DIPLOMAT) – Two tour buses have collided near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, leaving 38 people dead and 41 injured, officials say. One of the vehicles overturned in the crash which happened early in the morning about 50km (31 miles) from the popular holiday d...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Gaza ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT)- A Gaza security official says Hamas has killed 11 suspected informers for Israel. Friday’s killings came a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike on a house in southern Gaza Strip. Hamas has vowed revenge for the targeting of its...
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Nairobi ( REUTERS + DIPLOMAT ) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated a new intelligence chief with experience in the war on al Qaeda-linked insurgents in neighbouring Somalia to stop a spate of attacks in Kenya blamed on Islamist militants. Kenyatta said he chose Major-General Philip ...