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UK’s May meets with African leaders on sideline of Somalia conference

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 11, 2017) (UK POOL) – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday (May 11) met with African leaders on the sideline of an international conference on Somalia in London.
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Immigrants appeal to Hungarians’ hearts via their stomachs

Ten Budapest restaurants showcase migrants’ national dishes in a bid to encourage tolerance.

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Scene of mass murder at Garissa University campus

Student’s belongings are seen scattered around heavily damaged Garissa University campus, a scene of massacre of 148 people by al Shabaab militants.

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Family receives an unexpected phone call from daughter’s killers

A mother speaks of her ordeal as she and her family had to listen to her daughter’s last words before being killed by al Shabaab gunmen at Garissa university.

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Four dead, scores wounded as gunmen storm Kenyan college

At least four people were killed and scores wounded on Thursday when masked gunmen stormed a university campus near Kenya’s border with Somalia, taking students hostage and exchanging fire with security forces over several hours.

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Senior Ugandan public prosecutor shot and killed in Kampala suburb

Uganda chief prosecutor in a bombing trial Joan Kagezi is shot dead in what police suspect is a targeted assassination.

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U.S. homeland security chief worried about al Shabaab mall threat

U.S. Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson urges vigilance following a threat made by Somali-based Islamist militants against shopping malls, including the Mall of America in Minnesota.
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Somalian lifeline cut off by suspension of remittance services


China Central Television (CCTV)

Most of the major U.S. banks have ended remittance services to Somalis after new regulations were passed to stop money from getting into the hands of terrorists such as Somalia’s Al Shabaab. However, funds sent back home to Somalia are crucial for many families and businesses in a country that lacks a proper financial system from years of fighting.
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