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17 October, 2017 1:31 PM The Daily 202: Hawks worry about the lack of American resolve to confront North Korea

PALO ALTO, Calif. — President Trump’s bellicose rhetoric toward North Korea is making it harder to marshal domestic support for potential United States intervention. This is a widespread concern among fellows at the Hoover Institution, a right-leaning think tank on the campus of Stanford University. Trump has tweeted that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson 12

16 October, 2017 1:35 AM 276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history

The Mogadishu bombing is one of the deadliest attacks in sub-Saharan Africa, larger than the Garissa University attack in Kenya in 2015. The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s information minister said early today, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa 58

15 October, 2017 12:26 PM Truck targets busy street in Mogadishu killing 189; over 200 injured

Al-Shabab footprints seen in Saturday's terror strike — the deadliest single attack ever in Somalia. The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia’s capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said Sunday. Doctors struggled 33

15 October, 2017 11:59 AM Death toll from blast in Somalia's capital rises to 189

The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia's capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said on Sunday. MOGADISHU, Somalia: The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia's capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured 80

6 October, 2017 1:55 PM Navy thwarts piracy attempt on Indian ship

The Navy's stealth frigate INS Trishul today foiled a piracy attempt against an Indian bulk carrier in the Gulf of Aden. The piracy attempt was made on the Indian ship MV Jag Amar at 12:30 pm and the INS Trishul, which was on an anti- piracy deployment in the region, responded immediately, Navy spokesperson Capt D K Sharma said. The Navy's elite Marcos 49

9 September, 2017 3:13 AM US airstrike kills Al-Shabaab terrorist in Somalia

Mogadishu: The United States said its military carried out an airstrike that killed one terrorist in Somalia, media reports said. The US Africa Command (Africom) said on Friday that the Thursday afternoon precision airstrike occurred near Barawe, Somalia, about 270 km southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. Africom said the attack was coordinated with the Somali 40

3 September, 2017 2:05 PM Suspected militants kill 2 police in attack on Kenyan church

Nairobi: Kenya's police say two officers were killed when gunmen attacked them at a church they were guarding by Kenya's Indian Ocean coast. Coast Police Chief Larry Kieng said Sunday gunmen on a motorcycle shot the two officers, killing one on the spot and the other died of injuries at a hospital. He said the gunmen took the officers' guns and drove 37

4 August, 2017 6:13 PM Al-Shabaab Commander Killed in Somalia: US

Ali Jabal was responsible for leading Al-Shabaab forces in the Mogadishu and Banadiir regions in planning and executing attacks. Mogadishu: The US on Friday said Al-Shabaab militant Ali Mohamed Hussein alias Ali Jabal was killed in drone strikes by American and Somalia forces in southern region. The US Africa Command (Africom) said it conducted the operation 38

1 August, 2017 1:30 PM India and Somalia sign agreement on transfer of sentenced persons

Earlier, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Yusuf Garaad Omar, Minister of Foreign Affairs & Intl Coopn of Somalia. New Delhi:India and Somalia on Tuesday signed a bilateral agreement for the transfer of sentenced persons, thus deepening humanitarian cooperation between the two countries. The agreement was signed between External Affairs Minister 46

12 July, 2017 4:01 PM China's military base in Djibouti: Implications for India and rest of the world

1. As part of its national defense policy, China has expanded its military ties across Africa in recent years. More than 2,500 Chinese combat-ready soldiers and police officers are now deployed in UN Peacekeeping missions across the African continent. While this growing Chinese military presence has raised concerns of "ulterior motives", China's state-run 98