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Woolwich attack: soldier's 'killer' in dock on terror link three years ago,

0 Visits: 1786 | Monday May 27, 2013 - 11:23:00
By Zoe Flood in Nairobi, Tom Whitehead, David Barrett

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Stockholm riots starting to ease: police

0 Visits: 1550 | Sunday May 26, 2013 - 12:18:39
Cars were torched and police faced stone-throwing youths in Stockholm's immigrant-dominated suburbs early Sunday, but the nightly riots that have raged for a week appeared to be easing, police said.

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AU Anniversary Summit Should seek to Foster the Relationship Between Civil Society and the AU

0 Visits: 1011 | Sunday May 26, 2013 - 05:34:38
To: HE Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma Chairperson African Union Commission Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Swedish firms 'clueless' about foreign graduates

0 Visits: 1878 | Saturday May 25, 2013 - 11:17:12
As white-collar union Saco slammed Sweden for not helping well-educated foreigners into the labour market, The Local spoke to researcher Josefin Edström about the disconnect between foreign professionals and Swedish employers.

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US and UK issue travel warnings for Sweden

0 Visits: 906 | Saturday May 25, 2013 - 11:12:23
The UK Foreign Office has issued a travel warning for Sweden after arsonists tore through several Stockholm suburbs, while Americans have been warned to stay out of the affected areas by their embassy.

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Stockholm riots: causes and consequences

0 Visits: 883 | Saturday May 25, 2013 - 11:07:40
After five nights of rioting throughout the outskirts of Stockholm, many in Sweden and elsewhere are trying to make sense of it all. The Local spoke to a mix of commentators and local politicians to get their views.

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Stockholm riots spread west on sixth night

0 Visits: 875 | Saturday May 25, 2013 - 11:03:32
Stockholm experienced a sixth straight night of riots early Saturday, with cars torched in several immigrant-dominated suburbs, as Britain and the United States warned against travelling to the hotspots.

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Ethiopia to defend Somaliland from Somalia, Alshabab

0 Visits: 1035 | Wednesday May 22, 2013 - 08:17:14
Qalin News. May 21, 2013. Addis Ababa- The Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared that his government will defend Somaliland from attacks from Somalia and the militant organisations such us Alshabab, the PM told it in a key speech to the parliament.

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Royal wedding fever hits Sweden

0 Visits: 1097 | Monday May 20, 2013 - 08:54:58
The Swedish royal family gathered in the Royal Chapel in Stockholm on Sunday for the publication of the banns of marriage ahead of the wedding of Princess Madeleine and her fiancé Christopher O'Neill.

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Portland resident escapes war-torn Somalia, earns criminal justice degree from UMPI

1 Visits: 3927 | Monday May 20, 2013 - 07:30:25
By Jen Lynds, BDN Staff. PRESQUE ISLE, Maine – At college commencement ceremonies across the country, it is not unusual to hear stories about students who have overcome tremendous obstacles in order to receive their degrees. Some have fled war-torn countries, worked several jobs to pay for school…

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The Economist explains What happened to Somalia’s pirates?

0 Visits: 1050 | Monday May 20, 2013 - 07:24:15
ON MAY 10th pirate-busters celebrated the fact that one year had passed since a ship was successfully seized by Somali hijackers.

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Somalia fund aims to ‘rebuild a nation’

0 Visits: 1406 | Sunday May 19, 2013 - 10:36:38
By Steve Johnson. . A UK private equity and commodity trading boutique is seeking to raise a $1bn fund to invest in Somalia and neighbouring states such as Kenya and Malawi.

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American 'prince' says no to Swedish citizenship

0 Visits: 992 | Saturday May 18, 2013 - 07:08:31
Christopher O'Neill has asked Sweden not to grant him royal status, meaning Swedish Princess Madeleine's future spouse will technically become neither a prince nor a Swede.

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Swedish bride murder suspect's health worsens

0 Visits: 821 | Thursday May 16, 2013 - 13:26:46
A British man wanted in South Africa in connection with the murder of his Swedish wife, who was killed while the couple were on their honeymoon, has suffered a relapse in mental health problems, a court heard on Wednesday.

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Somali podcast combating extremist messages

0 Visits: 838 | Thursday May 16, 2013 - 11:36:24
A new social media campaign has been launched to counter messages of extremism within the Australian Somali community.

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John Baird appoints Canada's first ambassador to Somalia in more than 20 years

0 Visits: 783 | Wednesday May 15, 2013 - 06:08:16
OTTAWA - A longtime Canadian diplomat will become the country's first ambassador to Somalia in more than two decades. The announcement of David Angell's appointment marks a restart of diplomatic relations between Canada and the east Africa country.

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White Widow is connected to British-born Al Qaeda bomb maker: Fugitive wife of 7/7 terrorist was key link

0 Visits: 833 | Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 14:02:52
The fugitive 'white widow' of a 7/7 London bomber was a key link between Al Qaeda terrorists in Pakistan and their fighters in East Africa, it has emerged.

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Stockholm man shot dead by police

0 Visits: 736 | Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 13:02:34
Police fatally shot a 69-year-old man in an apartment in north Stockholm on Monday evening after responding to calls that a man armed with a machete was menacing the neighbourhood.

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Silvio Berlusconi bunga-bunga trial: prosecutors demand six years in jail

0 Visits: 1059 | Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 06:39:11
Lizzy Davies in Rome The Guardian, Monday 13 May 2013 16.50 BST. Prosecutors are demanding that Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's former Italian prime minister and key backer of the fragile new government, serve six years in prison and be banned from public office for life for allegedly paying for sex…

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2 Waiters Arrested in Killing of Malcolm X’s Grandson

0 Visits: 819 | Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 06:32:48
By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD Published: May 13, 2013 MEXICO CITY – The police here arrested two men on murder and robbery charges on Monday in the beating death last week of Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of Malcolm X, though many questions about the case remained unresolved.

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