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Attorneys for New Jersey men say Boston bombing influenced sentences

0 Visits: 1608 | Thursday May 02, 2013 - 20:09:24
Two New Jersey men convicted of conspiring to join an al Qaeda-linked militant group have appealed their sentences, arguing that prosecutors were unduly influenced by the Boston Marathon bombing, one of their attorneys said on Tuesday.

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Somaliland Official Says Media Owner Attacked By Police

0 Visits: 1614 | Thursday May 02, 2013 - 20:07:51
A senior administration official in Somaliland has said that police officers were the perpetrators of an April 24 attack on the owner of a media network, according to news reports.

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Mohamud, Farole fail to reach agreement on key points during Puntland visit

0 Visits: 1665 | Thursday May 02, 2013 - 20:05:57
Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Puntland regional President Abdirahman Mohamed Farole failed to agree on several key issues related to Somalia's cohesion, the leaders announced at the conclusion of Mohamud's two-day visit to Puntland on Monday (April 29th).

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Consular Services, confirms the release of the hostages in Somalia

0 Visits: 1629 | Thursday May 02, 2013 - 20:04:58
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Consular Services, confirms that the six crewmembers from the Danish vessel Leopard, two Danes and four Filipinos, are now safe. The relatives of the crew have been informed.

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