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UN, new prime minister, new cabinet - new hope for Somalia?
28/01/2014 - African news explained

UN, new prime minister, new cabinet - new hope for Somalia?

In Somalia, the US military carried out a missile strike on Sunday against a suspected militant leader with ties to the al-Shebab group.

Pakistani family confront US government over drones
30/10/2013 - World news explained

Pakistani family confront US government over drones

A Pakistani family has confronted the US governement in Congress yesterday over the death of a 67-year-old grandmother killed in a US drone attack.

Al-Shebab fighters
29/10/2013 - Report: Somalia

US drone kills two al-Shebab members, eyewitnesses

A suspected US military drone strike has killed two senior al-Shebab fighters near the southern Somalia town of Jilib, officials and witnesses said.

Putin says he wants concrete proof before deciding on Syria
05/09/2013 - World news explained

Putin says he wants concrete proof before deciding on Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has not ruled out support for a strike on Syria, but has warned the West against taking action without UN Security Council backing. In an interview ...

Israel carried out its second air strike in days on Syria early on Sunday, a Western intelligence source said, in an attack that shook Damascus with a series of powerful blasts and drove columns of fire into the night sky.
07/05/2013 - Report: Syria - Israel

Syria vows to punish Israel for presumed role in airstrike

An anonymous official affiliated to the Syrian government told AFP news agency in Beirut yesterday that the regime will “choose the moment” to hit back at Israel, presumed by ...

05/05/2013 - Report: Syria

Two strikes target weapons inside Syria

US and anonymous Israeli officials on Saturday opened up to media sources regarding a suspected Israeli airstrike inside Syria on Friday morning.

16/04/2013 - Report: Israel - Palestinian territories

Israel's military closes Gaza war rights abuse probe

The Israeli military's Military Advocate General has closed its probe into 65 allegations of misconduct during the November Gaza war. Palestinian human rights groups have condemned the ...

15/02/2013 - Art - Netherlands - photography

Photo of Palestinian children’s funeral wins World Press Photo

A Swedish photographer has won the 2012 World Press Photo award with a picture showing a funeral for two children killed in an Israeli missile strike on Gaza during the conflict in November ...

05/02/2013 - France - Chad - Mali

1800 Chadian troops arrive to secure Kidal in Mali says France

France’s Ministry of Defence said that 1,800 Chadian troops had entered the desert town of Kidal in northeastern Mali on Tuesday, to secure the town which is the last islamist stronghold in ...

20/01/2013 - France - Mali - Russia - Canada - Germany

French forces advance towards Mali’s north as Russia and Canada offer help

The French military says its troops are progressing further into Islamist-held territory in northern Mali as Russia and Canada offer logistical support to France’s military intervention.

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