Arrests made in Somalia bombing that killed hundreds

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Thousands of people take to the streets of Somalia’s capital in a show of defiance after the country’s deadliest attack, as officials said two people have been arrested in connection with Saturday’s massive truck bombing that killed more than 300. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Trump claims other presidents 'did not call' families of fallen soldiers

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday will call the families of four soldiers killed this month in Niger, the White House says, as Trump casts doubt on whether his predecessor appropriately consoled the families More...

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ISIS capital Raqqa liberated by Syrian forces

A commander with the U.S.-backed Syrian forces battling ISIS says the city of Raqqa has been liberated from militants and that combing operations are underway to clear the city of land mines and extremist sleeper More...

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Catalan independence leaders jailed in Spain

Spain moved closer on Monday to imposing direct rule over Catalonia to thwart its independence push as Madrid’s High Court signalled a hardening line by jailing the leaders of two of the largest separatist More...

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Dozens still missing as Somalia truck bombing death toll surpasses 300

The death toll from a truck bombing in Somalia’s capital — the deadliest single attack in the country’s history — has surpassed 300 and the government says it’s expected to rise further. Powered More...

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Spain snubs Catalonia's call for talks on independence

The Spanish government moves closer to imposing direct rule over Catalonia after the leader of the autonomous region fails to clarify, to Madrid’s satisfaction, his stance on independence. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Ahmad Rahimi found guilty in last year's Manhattan bombings

Jurors in federal court in New York City have found 29-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahimi guilty of all charges, including counts of using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place, related to bombs planted More...

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Bowe Bergdahl, U.S. soldier held captive by Taliban, to plead guilty to desertion

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held captive by the Taliban for half a decade after abandoning his post in Afghanistan, will plead guilty to desertion and misbehaviour before the enemy. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals begin

The death toll from Saturday’s truck bombing in Somalia’s capital rises to over 300 as the country reels from the deadliest single attack it’s ever experienced. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Iraqi forces enter disputed territory held by Kurds

Iraqi federal forces entered disputed territory held by Kurds early Monday, seeking to end a nearly month-old political fight over areas taken under control by Kurdish militias three years ago to defend the oil More...