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Flynn resigns as Trump’s national security advisor

Washington, United States | AFP |  The White House announced Monday that Michael Flynn has resigned as President Donald Trump’s national security advisor, amid escalating controversy over his contacts with Moscow. In his formal resignation letter, Flynn acknowledged that in the period leading up to Trump’s inauguration: “I inadvertently briefed …

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VIDEO: Gen Katumba Wamala speaks on Somalia situation

Twin suicide car bombs claimed by the Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab insurgent group wounded nine people Monday at the entrance to Mogadishu’s fortified airport and a nearby hotel, officials said. The explosion took place soon after Uganda’s army chief Gen Katumba Wamala arraived in Somalia to visit the country’s troops, part …

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VIDEO: Police explains military checks on roads

VIDEO: Police has announced that henceforth, snap-check operations will be conducted across the country, as a pro active move against wrong elements. This is in the wake of public outcry on the manner the operations are being carried out and the time they are conducted. But police says the joint operations …

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VIDEO: Security in Rwanda

VIDEO: “Police officers here are deployed day and night. Security is tight and they are highly depending on CCTV technology as well,” reports Sabiti Joseph in Kigali, Rwanda. “The police is working closely with the locals through community policing to ensure security. Security at different facilities like hotels, offices and other public …

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White House backs Congress probe of election hacking

Washington, United States | AFP | The White House on Monday threw its support behind a Congressional investigation into Russian meddling in the US election, saying lawmakers had a “special responsibility” to investigate such an explosive issue. “We have long supported the principle of congressional review of this matter,” said …

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Obama orders ‘full review’ of 2016 election cyberattacks

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Barack Obama has ordered a review of all cyberattacks that took place during the 2016 election cycle, the White House said Friday, amid allegations of Russian interference. “The president has directed the intelligence community to conduct a full review of what happened during …

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Trump declining intelligence briefings

Washington, United States | AFP |  Donald Trump has received just two classified intelligence briefings since winning the presidency earlier this month, far less than his immediate predecessors, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The Republican’s limited engagement with his team of intelligence analysts has some officials questioning the real estate …

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Trump is ‘just the president’, says defiant fugitive Snowden

Stockholm, Sweden | AFP |  Former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden on Monday downplayed the importance of President-elect Donald Trump and again defended his decision to leak documents showing massive surveillance of US citizens’ communications. “Donald Trump is just the president. It’s an important position. But it’s one …

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