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World NowEgyptian authorities on Tuesday ordered the arrest of former presidential candidate Ahmed Shafik in a corruption case that involves deposed leader Hosni Mubarak’s two sons and four retired military generals....
World NowAngola's president Jose Eduardo dos Santos poised to retain power after 33 years at the helm: Angola's ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) was set for victory in elections, which would mean a new presidential term for the...
World NowFrom Somali guerrilla artists to Chinese protesters, here are five stories you shouldn't miss from this past week in global news....
World NowKenyan military assaults Kismayo, the last main base of Somali rebels: Kenyan defence forces launched an overnight beach attack on Kismayo, the last main stronghold of the Al Qaeda linked Somali rebels, Al Shabab, landing forces and taking control of...
VarietyVice Media is about to start production on a full-length feature based on Cutter Hodierne's Sundance award-winning short film "Fishing Without Nets," the first in a series of films Vice is planning to produce and finance in coming months, the company said...
There is no "big idea" easier to pay homage to in principle, or harder to make work in practice, than the peacekeeping role of the United Nations. This is painfully clear in a new memoir by Kofi Annan, its former secretary-general. The latest failure...
World NowAs one Somali journalist is buried, a leading poet and comedian is slain: Hours after assassinated Somali radio journalist Mohamed Mohamud Turyare was buried Monday, gunmen killed one of Somalia's famous poets and radio comedians, Warsame Shire Awale,...
Ships are staffing their decks with armed guards. Government navies are out in force scouring the waters. The increased watchfulness is starting to wash away the grip held by maritime pirates, especially Somali ones, over the high seas. Piracy dove 54%...
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World NowPirate attacks have plunged in the past six months as naval forces stepped up their efforts to stop Somali pirates from hijacking boats, the International Maritime Bureau announced Monday. But as attacks are thwarted at sea, experts say Somali pirates are...
World NowThe Obama administration is considering American intervention to pressure Al Qaeda-inspired militants who have seized territory in the African nation of Mali....
Tribune reporterA Chicago man faces nearly 10 years in prison after pleading guilty today to planning to travel to Somalia to fight for a terrorist group connected to al-Qaida. Shaker Masri, 28, an American-born U.S. citizen of Syrian descent, entered a guilty plea to...
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World NowSudan and South Sudan reach oil deal: Uneasy neighbors, Sudan and South Sudan reached a deal on oil transit fees, Friday, a day after the expiry of a UN Security Council deadline for them to reach a deal or face sanctions, it was announced Saturday....
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