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Illegal Somali Migrant Begs to Be Deported After Allegedly Murdering a Man

An illegal Somalian migrant begged authorities to deport him "as soon as possible" after he was allegedly involved in a brutal murder committed in front of school children. Mohamed Abdillahi, 25, is accused of being a member of a gang of men who attacked and murdered Augustus Fenton, 27, who was sav

BREITBART - 2017-09-20 17:21:26

Congress desperately dodges its duty on war and peace

The short-lived CBS series "Brain Dead," now available on Netflix, is a science-fiction satire about an invasion of Washington, DC, by extraterrestrial bugs that crawl into people's ears and hijack their minds as part of a plot to conquer the world. But the most implausible aspect of the story is a

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-20 22:51:49

The Unseen Culprits Behind Human Trafficking

(Photo: REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun)Rohiakar, a Rohingya Muslim woman, shows a picture of her daughter Saywar Nuyar, 22, who is being held by a human trafficker, at a refugee camp outside Sittwe, Myanmar May 21, 2015. Picture taken May 21, 2015. Earlier this year, a news agency published a photographic re

CHRISTIAN POST - 2017-09-20 18:23:14

US boosts aid for war famines by $575 million

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The United States said Thursday it will spend another $575 million dollars to help the millions facing starvation and violence amid wars and unrest in Yemen, South Sudan, Nigeria, and Somalia. "This additional funding brings the total US humanitarian assistanc

BREITBART - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

With U.S. Mentors, 'Hello Neighbor' Helps Refugees Start New Lives

When Tulasa Rai and her husband Gupta came to the U.S. as refugees from Bhutan seven years ago, they didn't know what activities to have their young sons take part in. But an American mentor, who was matched with the Rais earlier this year, found a program at a local hardware store that provides

NBC NEWS - 2017-09-20 12:35:24

Some refugees suffer culture shock - with their health care

Beginning life in a new country as a refugee is not easy. Culture shock can kick in over food, languages - or health care. For some women from conservative Muslim families, US health care practices can clash with what they're used to. Reporter Sarah Varney went to Buffalo, New York, a city that is i

PRI - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

World hunger escalates, says UN report

A 2-year-old girl eats a meal in an internally displaced camp in Riimenze, South Sudan, April 29. Up to 20 million people in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia and northeast Nigeria face the prospect of famine this year. (CNS/Paul Jeffrey) The numbers of hungry people in the world, which had been steadil

NCRONLINE.ORG - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

IOM Somalia Humanitarian Response Update #6, August 2017

While recent assessments show a decrease of the number of people in need of humanitarian assistance from 6.7 million to 6.2 million people, the threat of famine in Somalia persists, according to the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit (FSNAU). The Gu harvest will provide temporary relief for s

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-20 12:30:00

Terrorism major threat to Kenya's security

Provided by Daily Nation KDF soldiers on guard as the erection of a security fence along the Kenya-Somalia border goes on. NIS has said that terrorism remains the biggest threat to Kenya's national security and development. PHOTO | MANASE OTSIALO | NATION MEDIA GROUP The National Intelligence Serv

MSN.COM - 2017-09-20 00:13:30

Danes charge 2 men with joining radical Islamic groups

Danish prosecutors say two men, including a Finnish national, have been charged with violating Denmark's terrorist laws by traveling to Syria and Somalia to receive weapons training and join extremist groups. Prosecutor Jan Reckendorff says one of the men joined the Islamic State group in Syria and

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-09-20 12:15:00

Somalia is the 50th African country to join the UNWTO

Somalia's Federal Government says it has been in the process of introducing a master-plan to revive the tourism industry and allow for the country's re-admission into the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The country's successful re-admission was recently announced during the 22nd U

THISISAFRICA.ME - 2017-09-20 08:36:50

The relationship between drought and famine: lessons from the Horn of Africa

Countries in the Horn of Africa - particularly Somalia, Ethiopia and Kenya - are suffering from severe drought due to historically low rainfall and high temperatures. The Famine Early Warning System network reports that the rainfall recorded during the short rainy season, from August to October 2016

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-09-21 09:33:07

Campaign to feed starving Jews in Uganda exceeds $20,000

A month after launching their campaign to feed a small group of Jews in Uganda, known as the Abayudaya, the Howard County Jewish community raised nearly $21,000 - more than doubling their initial goal - which will feed the Ugandan Jewish people and their Christian and Muslim neighbors for two days.

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-20 10:00:00

Report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia (A/HRC/36/62) (Advance unedited version)

The Secretariat has the honour to transmit to the Human Rights Council the report of the Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia, Bahame Tom Nyanduga, prepared pursuant to Council resolution 33/17. The report highlights the significant improvements in the human rights situatio

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-20 09:06:00

Humanitarian Response Planning Quick Guide

Download PDF (384.91 KB) In 2018, there will be Humanitarian Response Plans in 23 countries: Afghanistan, Burundi, Chad, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Libya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Ukraine and Yemen. The HRPs for C

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-09-20 21:26:00

Human Rights Watch Letter to Inspector General of Police of Kenya

Joseph Kipchirchir Boinet, The Inspector General, Kenya Police Service, Nairobi (Kenya) Tel: +254 020 3341411 Dear Sir, I am writing, on behalf of Human Rights Watch, to solicit your views and input in respect of our ongoing research on threats to Ethiopian refugees and asylum seekers in Nairob

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2017-09-21 03:00:00

Protests, teargas in Uganda as Museveni seeks to extend rule

KAMPALA - Ugandan police fired teargas on Thursday to disperse demonstrators who had gathered to march towards parliament to protest against draft legislation that could extend longtime leader Yoweri Museveni's rule. The move to amend the constitution has met widespread resistance from activists, ci

ENCA.COM - 2017-09-21 10:48:20

Ugandan MPs cite intimidation ahead of move to extend Museveni rule

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan lawmakers accused the government on Wednesday of trying to intimidate them by deploying heavy security in the capital and around parliament, before a move to change the constitution to extend the president's rule. A legislator from President Yoweri Museveni's party is ex

REUTERS - 2017-09-20 17:15:31

Boom for Kenyan miraa traders as shortage hits Somaliland

Provided by Business Daily Pickups ferry miraa. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NMG Pickups ferry miraa. PHOTO | JOSEPH KANYI | NMG Kenyan miraa traders are cashing in on a shortage in Somaliland following disruption of the business by a conflict in Ethiopia's Oromia and Somali regions. Ethiopia supplies m

MSN.COM - 2017-09-19 00:39:44

Trump Overturns Obama, Makes It Much Easier For CIA To Kill Terrorists

The Trump administration loosened Obama-era restrictions on CIA drone strike approval, accelerating the air war on the Islamic State and Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, NBCNews reports. The drone strikes predominantly took place in Syria and Yemen where multiple violent terrorist organizations op

THE DAILY CALLER - 2017-09-19 09:25:55