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Gunmen kill 10 in eastern Kenya

Gunmen kill 10 in eastern Kenya

A victim of an attack in the Kenyan town of Garissa is wheeled by paramedics on July 1, 2012, to a waiting ambulance after she was airlifted to Nairobi. Unknown gunmen have shot and killed at least 10 people in an attack on a hotel in eastern Kenya near the Somali border. According to police [&hellip

2,000 African troops to deploy in CAR

2,000 African troops to deploy in CAR

African leaders have decided to send an additional 2,000 soldiers to the Central African Republic (CAR) in an attempt to restore order to the coup-hit country. During a summit organized by the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in the Chadian capital N’Djamena on Thursday, regional leaders said in a statement that the soldiers [&hellip

Italy fails twice to elect new president

Italy fails twice to elect new president

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano Italian lawmakers have failed to elect a new president during the first two rounds of voting, as tensions grow among center-left politicians. Italy’s parliament failed to elect a new successor to President Giorgio Napolitano during the first and second rounds of voting on Thursday, with no candidate able to secure the [&hellip

Pakistan’s Musharraf arrested, police confirm

Pakistan’s Musharraf arrested, police confirm

Pakistan’s former President Pervez Musharaf returned home in March after nearly four years of self-exile in London and Dubai, despite threats by pro-Taliban militants to kill him upon his arrival. Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharaf has been arrested following a court order, police have confirmed. Musharaf was arrested on Friday morning at his farmhouse, [&hellip

7.2-magnitude quake shakes Japan

7.2-magnitude quake shakes Japan

A major earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale has struck islands off northern Japan, but no tsunami alert has been issued. According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred at 0305 GMT on Friday near the Russian-administered Kuril island chain, 1,490 (about 925 miles) kilometers north of the Japanese capital, Tokyo. The [&hellip

US deploys littoral warship to Singapore

US deploys littoral warship to Singapore

The United States’ first littoral warship, USS Freedom, has arrived in Singapore as part of Washington’s plan to expand the US military presence in Southeast Asia. According to US Navy officials, the USS Freedom arrived in Singapore’s Changi Naval Base around 11:00 a.m. local time (0300 GMT) on Thursday. The ship is set to be [&hellip

Obama to attend Boston bomb ceremony

Obama to attend Boston bomb ceremony

President Barack Obama is due to visit Boston in the next few hours to attend a memorial service for victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. Two bombs were detonated near the finish line on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 170. The president will address an interfaith service as the search for suspects [&hellip

Nearly 30 workers shot in Greece

Nearly 30 workers shot in Greece

Migrant workers picking strawberries in Greece More than two dozen workers have been injured in a dispute over unpaid salaries in southern Greece when their supervisor shot them, police reports. The incident took place on Wednesday near the village of Manolada, about 260 kilometers (160 miles) west of the capital, Athens. Police Captain Haralambos Sfetsos [&hellip

Moroccan side arrives in Dar

Moroccan side arrives in Dar

Azam FC opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup AS FAR Rabat finally arrived in Dar es Salaam yesterday ahead of their first leg clash against their hosts at the national Stadium on Saturday. The last 16 match will be handled by Seychelles officials with Emile Fred as central referee while Steve Maire, Jean Ernesta are [&hellip

TTU collects 81bn/- from teachers in six years

TTU collects 81bn/- from teachers in six years

Philip Mulugo, Deputy Minister for Education and Vocational Training Over 81bn/- have been collected from members of the Tanzania Teachers Union (TTU) as their due-fee contributions between 2005 and 2011, Deputy Minister for Education and Vocational Training Philip Mulugo has told the House. Mulugo said, since the introduction of a 2 percent compulsory charge fee [&hellip