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US warns diplomatic staff of ‘specific threat’ at Mogadishu airport

Mogadishu, Somalia | AFP | The US mission to Somalia on Saturday urged all of its non-essential staff to leave Mogadishu immediately following a specific threat against them at the capital’s international airport. The warning came just hours after US forces confirmed carrying out their first-ever drone strikes targeting Islamic State …

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Trump won’t go to DMZ during S.Korea visit: White House

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump will not be going to the De-Militarized Zone dividing the Korean peninsula when he visits South Korea next week, a senior administration official said Tuesday. The decision to skip the DMZ at a time of high tensions with nuclear-armed North Korea …

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Security flaw prompts fears on Wi-Fi connections

Washington, United States | AFP | A newly discovered flaw in the widely used Wi-Fi encryption protocol could leave millions of users vulnerable to attacks, prompting warnings Monday from the US government and security researchers worldwide. The US government’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) issued a security bulletin saying the …

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Weapons, explosives recovered from Las Vegas gunman

Las Vegas, United States | AFP |  Police recovered a huge cache of guns and explosives Monday from the Las Vegas hotel room and home of the man accused of killing at least 59 people and injuring over 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in US history. US officials reacted …

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Chad condemns ‘injustice’ of US travel ban

N’Djamena, Chad | AFP | Chad expressed to its United States ambassador the “injustice” of being added to the list of countries targeted by its travel ban, the acting foreign minister said Tuesday. The landlocked African country was included in the newest version of President Donald Trump’s order, which cited Chad’s …

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New US travel restrictions are still ‘Muslim ban’: rights groups

Washington, United States | AFP | US rights groups on Monday pledged to keep fighting the new, open-ended version of President Donald Trump’s controversial travel restrictions, insisting they remain a disguised Muslim ban. Despite the removal of Sudan from the block on travelers from six mainly-Muslim countries, and the addition of …

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LONDON: 22 people injured in Parsons Green terror attack

UPDATE : 22 injured in London terror attack, says health service Twenty-two people were injured after a bomb blast on a packed London Underground train on Friday, the National Health Service said in a statement. Eighteen were taken by ambulance and the other four made their own way to hospital, …

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Trump, Democrats agree on DACA, but no border wall for now

Washington, United States | AFP | Top US congressional Democrats emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump Wednesday claiming progress on a deal that protects young immigrants and boosts border security, while not including a border wall. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said …

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