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White House confirms US drones in Ethiopia

October 29th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The White House on Friday confirmed the existence of US drones in Ethiopia, but said they are not conducting strike missions."The UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) are ... Read more...

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Kenyan forces in shootout with French woman’s abductors

October 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Oct 1 (IANS) Kenya's security forces were engaged in a fierce shootout with abductors of the French woman who was kidnapped early on Saturday from a resort island in ... Read more...

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Over 200,000 people displaced in Somalia conflict: UNHCR

July 8th, 2009 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 8 (Xinhua) The number of people displaced by the escalating conflict in Mogadishu has reached 204,000, making it the biggest exodus from the troubled Somali capital since the Ethiopian intervention ... Read more...

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Japanese doctor, Dutch nurse abducted in Ethiopia freed

January 8th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 8 (Xinhua) A female Japanese doctor and a male Dutch nurse abducted in Ethiopia while volunteering for a French medical aid charity have been freed, the organisation has announced. ... Read more...

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Somali pirates seize Tomex of Odessa owned carrier with 30 Soviet-era T-72 tanks

September 26th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by David M N James
Somali pirates have seized up to 30 Soviet-era T-72 tanks when they seized the Belize-flagged, Ukrainian-managed RO/RO carrier Faina.The carrier is owned and managed by Tomex of Odessa. On board the ... Read more...

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