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At least two people were killed in a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia on Wednesday evening. The mayor of Mogadishu confirmed that two police officers were among the victims of the explosion. The terrorist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. This is the second car bomb attack in Mogadishu in the past week.
Trump says US \'locked and loaded\' after Saudi oil facility attacks
Trump says US \'locked and loaded\' after Saudi oil facility attacks. This comes after the husband of Presidential Advisor Kellyanne Conway taunted in the wake of the Saudi Arabian oil strikes. George Conway's criticism is not to be taken lightly. The US is clearly prepared to take military action if necessary, and this should send a message to both Saudi Arabia and Iran that we are not to be messed with.
India scraps Article 370 of constitution
On Monday, the Indian government announced that it was scrapping Article 370 of the Constitution, which had granted special autonomy to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The move was met with immediate criticism from opposition parties, who called it a “unilateral” and “undemocratic” decision. Pakistan, which also claims Kashmir as its own territory, condemned the move as well. India has long argued that Article 370 was a temporary measure that was no longer needed, but critics say that repealing it could further destabilize the already volatile region.
Hurricane Dorian leaves thousands stranded in Bahamas
As Hurricane Dorian made its way through the Bahamas, it left devastation and destruction in its wake. The hurricane hit the northern islands of the Bahamas with full force, leaving many people stranded and homeless. The official number of dead lies at 50, but it is believed that the actual number is much higher.Hundreds of people have been trying to leave the ruined islands, but they have been met with little success. The hurricane has stranded the Bahamas with destructive winds and storm surges that have swept away houses and buildings. Many people are still missing and presumed dead. The Caribbean state is now pleading for help from the international community as they try to cope with this disaster.
Syria conflict: Turkish troops \'neutralise\' 2,000 Kurdish fighters
Turkey's military says it has “neutralised” more than 2,000 Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as part of its ongoing operation against US-backed forces.
The Turkish government considers the Kurdish YPG militia to be a terrorist group linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
The offensive, which began on Wednesday, has displaced tens of thousands of people and caused international concern.
Turkey says it is committed to protecting civilians and will not tolerate any “terrorist” activity on its southern border.
Egypt uncovers 3,000-year-old tomb in Luxor
In Luxor, Egypt, archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old city. This is an amazing find that provides new insight into the history of this region. The city was accidentally discovered during excavations and is said to be the largest ancient city ever found in Egypt. This discovery is important because it sheds new light on the culture and history of this area.
Sudanese protesters call for civilian government
The Sudanese protesters are calling for a civilian government because they believe that the military is not fit to lead the country. The military has been involved in numerous human rights violations and they believe that a civilian government would be more transparent and accountable. The protesters have been demonstrating for months and they are not backing down until their demands are met. The international community needs to support the Sudanese people in their quest for a civilian government.
Nigerian president Buhari sworn in for second term
Nigeria's re-elected President Muhammadu Buhari is sworn in for his second term. But the youth of the country sees the 76-year-old critically and has misgivings about his ability to lead the country forward. In Nigeria, President Buhari has been declared the winner of the election. Above all, his supporters hope for stability from the 76-year-old former dictator who surprised the election. He was head of state in his home country from 1983 to 1985 after a military coup. He has been President of Nigeria since May 2015. Muhammadu Buhari (2015). Schoolchildren in Abuja enjoy a portrait of Nigeria's former military ruler and current President Muhammadu Buhari Abuja (APA/AFP) – Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has officially announced his candidacy for a second term Olusegun Obasanjo re-sworn in as Nigerian President. sworn in by Jens Paulus in May 2003
Mali coup leader Assimi Goita to be sworn in as president New Zealand bans assault rifles three days after Christchurch shootings
Assimi Goita, the leader of Mali's military junta, is set to be sworn in as the country's new president. This comes just days after the horrific shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which left 49 people dead. In response to this tragedy, New Zealand has announced a ban on all assault rifles and semi-automatic weapons. This is a welcome move that will help to prevent further tragedies like this from occurring.