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Kenya president says 9 soldiers killed in attack in Somalia

  Nairobi, May 8 :  Kenya’s president says nine Kenyan soldiers were killed when extremists attacked their patrol car in neighboring Somalia. President Uhuru Kenyatta mourned the soldiers who were killed Sunday evening in an al-Shabab attack in Dhobley, Somalia. ...

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Slopes of volcano offer lush, affordable piece of paradise

Pahoa, May 8 : As lava crawled down Leilani Road in a hissing, popping mass, Cheryl Griffith stood in its path and placed a plant in a crack in the ground as an offering to the Native Hawaiian volcano goddess, ...

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911 callers reported seeing military plane fall from sky

  Savannah, May 8 : In frantic calls to 911, witnesses reported a fiery tragedy that dropped suddenly from above: a military cargo plane, one of its engines apparently not working, crashing nose-first onto a Georgia highway and raining flaming ...

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Russia’s Putin sworn in for 4th term; vows economic reforms

  Moscow, Apr 07 : Vladimir Putin took the oath of office Monday for his fourth term as Russian president, promising to pursue an economic agenda that would boost living standards across the country. In a ceremony in an ornate ...

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Unofficial results show Hezbollah gains in Lebanon elections

Beirut, Apr 07 : The Iran-backed Hezbollah group and its political allies scored significant gains in Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Lebanon while the Western-backed Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s Future Movement sustained losses, according to preliminary and unofficial results published in ...

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US, Philippines launch largest military drills under Duterte

  Manila, May 7 : U.S. and Philippine forces have begun their largest annual military exercises under President Rodrigo Duterte, who had wanted to scale down America’s military presence and involvement in combat drills as he sought closer ties with ...

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11 dead, 138 hospitalized in Cambodia after drinking tainted wine

 At least 11 villagers were killed and 138 others hospitalized in eastern Cambodia’s Kratie province after drinking tainted rice wine and suspected contaminated water, the Ministry of Health said in a statement on Monday. The incident occurred at Sre Non ...

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40 killed in armed bandit attack in northwest Nigeria

 Armed bandits attacked a village in Nigeria’s northwest Kaduna state, killing at least 40 people, residents and officials said. Police Inspector General Ibrahim Idris confirmed the bandits invaded the village of Gwaska Saturday, fighting local defense forces protecting the Birnin ...

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Officials: 26 homes, 4 other buildings destroyed by volcano

  Pahoa, May 7 : The number of homes destroyed by Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano jumped to 26 on Sunday as scientists reported lava spewing more than 200 feet (61 meters) into the air. In revised figures, Hawaii County officials said ...

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Britain hopes to address Trump concerns on Iran nuclear deal

Washington, May 7 : Britain’s ambassador to the U.S. said Sunday his country believes it’s still possible to address President Donald Trump’s concerns about the Iran nuclear deal in time to prevent him from pulling out of the agreement. Kim ...

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