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Senior al Shabaab chief, 3 other fighters killed in Somalia raid

Senior al Shabaab chief, 3 other fighters killed in Somalia raid

He was assigned to an East Coast based special warfare unit. The statement said United States forces were conducting an advise-and-assist mission with Somalia's military. "We have been conducting this particular mission to partner with and counter al-Shabaab in Somalia since 2013", Davis said. He said the USA troops were "a distance back" from the compound which had been "associated with some attacks on facilities that we use and that our Somali partners use nearby".



French Socialist party open process to boot out ex-PM Manuel Valls

All that's missing, it seems, are a butcher, a baker and a candlestick-maker. "This Socialist Party is dead, it is behind us", Valls said Tuesday while announcing that he was joining the list of candidates for Macron's République En Marche! movement.


AR Governor Calls Investigation Requests into Death Row Inmate's Execution 'Totally Unjustified'

AR Governor Calls Investigation Requests into Death Row Inmate's Execution 'Totally Unjustified'

Unless a court steps in to stop Williams' death, however, he is set to be executed at 7 p.m. CT. Of the eight men scheduled to be executed, four were granted court-issued stays of execution. The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas backed up that call for a review, saying the state may have violated the Eighth Amendment's prohibition of cruel and unusual punishment.


Turkey slams U.S. arming Syrian Kurds in IS fight

Turkey slams U.S. arming Syrian Kurds in IS fight

Dorrian had previously said once Tabqah was secured, the Syrian Kurdish-led forces will continue operations to "isolate and seize Raqqa". Sources said technicians at the dam had fled as fighting intensified in recent days, and on Thursday a fix team was on standby to enter and assess any damage to the structure after the SDF finished clearing mines laid by ISIL.


Iran welcomes China's new Silk Road initiative

Iran welcomes China's new Silk Road initiative

Silk road installation, Beijing. "Second, Russia wants to bring new drive to the dying Eurasian Economic Union by connecting it with OBOR". The Gwadar port opposite the Mumbai's port housing the Indian Navy's western naval command provides a berth for China in the Arabian Sea and to the Indian Ocean.


Brexit: EU head trolls United Kingdom, says English 'losing importance in Europe'

Brexit: EU head trolls United Kingdom, says English 'losing importance in Europe'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is renewing a pledge to conduct Brexit talks "fairly and constructively", while also stressing the importance of European Union unity and the need to protect the interests of EU citizens in Britain. May gave a speech on the steps of Downing Street on Thursday in which she said some in Europe were trying influence the British election. British Prime Minister Theresa May enters 10 Downing Street after addressing the media following her visiting Queen Elizabeth ...