Tag Archives: Islamist

26Jan/16
President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana

Ghanaians decry transfer of ex-Guantanamo prisoners to their country

Public outcry in Ghana following decision to transfer two Yemeni detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the country. Many say they view the men as a security threat to the West African nation, located in a region struggling to cope with the rise of several militant Islamist insurgencies.
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09Oct/15

Tunisian president, people welcome Nobel win for mediator group

The Tunisian president says the Nobel committee has honoured the country’s National Dialogue Quartet and its work, after the group won the Nobel Peace Prize.

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02Apr/15

Death toll in Kenya university attack rises to 147

Kenya says the death toll in the attack by Somali Islamists on a university in northeastern Kenya on Thursday has risen to 147 and the siege has ended.
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