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Ugandan police officers stormed Sumba Island in Lake Victoria and confiscated boat engines and fishing nets from Kenyan Citizen.

Ugandan police officers stormed Sumba Island in Lake Victoria and confiscated boat engines and fishing nets from Kenyan Citizen.  The distraught fishermen said the Wednesday mid-morning operation caught them by surprise. The security officers were said to have been angered by the fishermen’s regular trips into Ugandan waters. Bunyala Sub-county Director of Fisheries Shadrack Kimani

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North Korean missile can reach anywhere in US: USFK

Hwasong-15 ICBM can strike any part of U.S. mainland, United States Forces Korea says in its first official assessment The United States Forces Korea (USFK) has admitted that North Korea’s Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) can reach anywhere in the continental U.S., South Korea’s state-run Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday. The Hwasong-15 has an estimated

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Iranian boats ‘harass’ British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials

Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose performs a series of tight turns during exercise Marstrike 05 off the coast of Oman March 22, 2005. POA(Phot) Mick Storey/Royal Navy/Handout via REUTERS Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop

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Senate Foreign Relations chairman offers Saudi rights bill

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman attends a meeting with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan June 29, 2019. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin via REUTERS The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Republican chairman, Senator Jim Risch, introduced legislation on Wednesday punishing Saudi Arabia over human rights

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US missiles found in Libya compound belonged to France

In this Saturday, June 29, 2019 photo, U.S. made Javelin anti-tank missile is displayed in Tripoli, Libya, after being captured from the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA). France’s Defense Ministry acknowledged that U.S.-made missiles captured from the self-styled Libyan National Army belonged to the French military. A statement Wednesday, July 10, 2019, said the missiles

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At least 24 killed in brutal Papua New Guinea tribal massacres

AFP/File / GORETHY KENNETH /Papua New Guinea’s prime minister, James Marape, warned the perpetrators ‘your time is up’ At least 24 people, including two pregnant women and their unborn children, were killed in a three-day spasm of tribal violence in Papua New Guinea’s lawless highlands, prompting the prime minister on Wednesday to promise swift justice.

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Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate

FILE PHOTO: Turkish drilling vessel Yavuz sets sail in Izmit Bay, on its way to the Mediterranean Sea, off the port of Dilovasi, Turkey, June 20, 2019. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, and said it

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Canada’s Trudeau regains momentum in election race after scandal: poll

FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle/File Photo Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is regaining momentum after a damaging political scandal and could win a general election scheduled for October, a Nanos Research poll showed on Tuesday. The

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Hong Kong protesters to continue after bill declared ‘dead’

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks during a press conference in Hong Kong, Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Lam said Tuesday the effort to amend an extradition bill was dead, but it wasn’t clear if the legislation was being withdrawn as protesters have demanded. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) Hong Kong protest leaders opposed to the administration

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UAE troop drawdown in Yemen was agreed with Saudi Arabia: official

Photo/Reuters The United Arab Emirates had been planning its recent troop drawdown in Yemen for over a year and coordinated its move with key ally Saudi Arabia, a senior Emirati official said on Monday. The UAE, a leading member of the Western-backed Sunni Muslim coalition battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement, is reducing its military presence

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