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ISIS fighter, wife, killed in airstrike, U.S. says

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG A U.S. airstrike has killed an ISIS fighter and his wife who were involved in planning attacks against the West, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Abu Sa’ad al-Sudani, a Sudanese national, and his wife, Australian Shadi Jabar Khalil Mohammad, died in the April 22 manned airstrike near Al Bab, Syria, the military said. “Both al-Sudani and his ...

Lone woman defies neo-Nazi march: ‘I was angry’

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Activist Maria-Teresa “Tess” Asplund, 42, stood alone in confronting several hundred neo-Nazi marchers in Sweden, her fist firmly raised in protest. Asplund’s defiant act only lasted for a couple of seconds — just enough for Swedish photographer David Lagerlöf to capture the image. But Lagerlöf’s photo, which he posted to Twitter, has rocketed around the Internet ...

Malawi’s albinos at risk of ‘total extinction

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG Malawi’s albinos are at risk of “total extinction” amid escalating attacks against them for their body parts. Albinism is a genetic condition that leads to little or no pigment in the eyes, skin and hair. The southern African nation has about 10,000 albinos. In some African countries, albinos’ body parts are believed to bring wealth and ...

Young Somali woman sets herself alight in Australian detention

EDITED BY KALAHAN DENG A 21-year-old Somali asylum seeker has set herself on fire at an Australian offshore processing center on the pacific island of Nauru, less than a week after refugee advocates say she was forcibly sent back there. The woman, named by refugee advocates as Hodan Yasin, is currently in a critical condition, according to Australian Immigration Minister ...

DEADLY SHOOTING SPREE BY A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER IN AMERICA

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG A law enforcement officer with the Department of Home Land Security shot and killed his wife and two other innocent people who tried to protect his wife. The suspect is in custody after surrendering to the police without resistant. The motive is yet not know,but it has been reported that the security officer by the name ...

NEWS ON AL-SHABAB AND BOKO HARAM IN BOTH SOMALIA AND NIGERIA IN AFRICA

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG   In the latest news from Somalia, terrorist group Al-Shaba killed 15 Somalia soldiers, and recaptured central Somalia town as well. While Nigerian troops launched massive operation in Boko Haram strong hold in northern Nigeria

N Korea prepares for its 7th Congress of Workers’ Party

Edited by Nelly Tawil Thousands of delegates have made an appearance in North Korea for its biggest political event in 36 years. The once-in-a-generation poltical gathering bagan at 9:00am on Friday (8:30pm ET Thursday) in a convention center called “April 25 House of Culture, officials stated. The 7th Congress of Workers’ Party is the highest political gathering that can be ...

ISIL MILITANTS ARE BEING ARRESTED WHILE OPERATING IN KENYA AND UGNDA

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG Security forces in Kenya reported that they have foiled ISIL-linked ANTHRAX plot and have arrested a key member of militant group ISIL. A man, his wife, and another woman have been arrested, the warrant has been issued for other two suspects linked to terrorist activities are Mohamed Abdi Ali who is now in police custody in ...

ISIL LEADER IS CAPTURED IN SOMALIA AND OTHER IS KILLED IN LEBANON

REPORTED BY KALAHAN DENG In developing news, one of ISIL leader in Somalia has been captured alive by the country’s security forces which said that,” ISIL is trying to establish their terrorist activities around Mogadishu, the capital city”.ISIL presence in Somalia would constitutes another challenge to the country that is already suffering in the hands of Al-Shabab terrorist group. Furthermore, ...

Russia’s New Vostochny Cosmodrome Launches Rocket

Edited by Nelly Tawil Russian President Vladimir Putin travelled to Siberia this week to witness the inaugural launch from the Vsotchny cosmodrome, a brand new launch pad that had been undergoing construction for four years. The launch was set to take place on Wednesday at the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, where the countdown began at 11:01 a.m. local time, yet ...

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