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Kenyan military officer killed

MANDERA, Kenya, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) — A Kenyan military officer was killed and an unknown number of others injured Monday after an armoured personnel carrier they were travelling in ran over a roadside explosive in Mandera county in the northeast of the country bordering Somalia, a government official said. Regional ...

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Car Bomb Kills Eight

The blast took place before noon when a booby-trapped car went off near the electricity office at Jamila wholesale market in Baghdad’s Shiite district of Sadr city, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. Many nearby shops and stalls were destroyed and several civilian cars were damaged by the ...

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North Korea talks

North Korea kept up its bellicose rhetoric against the United States on Monday as South Korean officials said Pyongyang may be preparing its sixth nuclear weapon test. Seoul’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) told South Korean lawmakers at a closed door parliamentary session that it has detected signs of North Korea ...

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McGregor’s $3m

Mixed Martial Arts champion Conor McGregor is unsure about his next move after his defeat by Floyd Mayweather. In his first professional boxing match, the Dubliner was stopped in the 10th round by the undefeated former five-division world champion. It is estimated McGregor will make about $100m (£77.5m) – roughly ...

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Uber names Expedia boss

Uber has chosen Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi to be its chief executive, ending months of speculation in the firm’s search for a new leader. The decision was made by Uber’s board late on Sunday, a source told the BBC, but the company has made no official announcement. Mr Khosrowshahi would ...

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KENYA’S FIRST FEMALE MARINE PILOT

At only 27 years, Elizabeth Marami is charting the path less travelled and breaking gender barriers that have been in place for so long. Her courage would see her swim away from the waters of comfort to take up a comprehensive and challenging course in navigation and become a marine pilot. Intimidating ...

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Hurricane in Texas

The storm, which has even stronger gusts, is expected to be the worst to hit Texas for 12 years. Up to 40in (1m) of rain is expected to fall. President Donald Trump has signed a disaster proclamation for the state, which will free up federal aid for the worst-affected areas. ...

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NORTH FIRES AGAIN

North Korea has fired several short-range projectiles into the sea off its east coast from its eastern Kangwon province, South Korea’s military said. The South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles flew in a northeasterly direction for about 250km into the sea early on Saturday. ...

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