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21 March, 2018 4:14 PM Govt to set up 18 new missions in Africa by 2021

The Union Cabinet today approved the opening of 18 new Indian missions in Africa with an aim to expand India's footprints in the resource-rich continent where China has been trying to increase its presence. The new Indian missions will be set up over four years, from 2018 to 2021, the government said in a statement. It said the new Indian missions will be opened 50

24 February, 2018 1:43 AM Two car bombs explode in Somali capital and kill 18 people

MOGADISHU: Twin car bombs exploded in Somalia`s capital on Friday, killing 18 people and wounding 20 others, the city`s ambulance service said, and Islamist militant group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. Shooting broke out near the president`s residence at the time of the blasts, police and ambulance services said. "So far we carried 46

16 February, 2018 10:48 AM 3 teachers killed in extremist attack in northeastern Kenya

Education along Kenya’s border with Somalia has been greatly hindered after non-Muslim teachers refused to work in the region following the extremist groups targeting of non-Muslims. A Kenyan official says suspected al-Shabab extremists have killed three teachers in an overnight attack in the northeastern county of Wajir. North Eastern regional coordinator 55

5 December, 2017 2:17 AM Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

The justices, with two dissenting votes, said that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts. The action suggests the high court could uphold the latest version of the ban that Donald Trump announced in September. The ban applies to travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen 38

25 October, 2017 10:56 AM Singapore Passport World's 'Most Powerful', Here's India's Rank

Singapore: Singapore has the world's "most powerful" passport, according to a global ranking topped for the first time by an Asian country with India figuring at 75th position, three notches better than its previous ranking. According to the 'Global Passport Power Rank 2017' by global financial advisory firm Arton Capital, Germany is ranked second, followed 43

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 38

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 83

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 42

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 111

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 65