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Fellow legislator accuses Ilhan Omar of using campaign funds for divorce lawyer

A state lawmaker filed a complaint against fellow Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, accusing her of using campaign money to pay her divorce lawyer’s legal fees in violation of state law. Republican Rep. Steve Drazkowski recently filed the complaint about Omar, a Minneapolis Democrat who is running for U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison’s open congressional seat. Drazkowski

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Greece: Death toll from wildfires rises to 60

Athens –Attica region in the state of emergency as residents forced to evacuate homes. The death toll from Monday’s wildfires in the east and west coasts of the country’s Attica region rose to 60, officials said Tuesday. The two fires injured more than 170, among them at least 16 children, and forced hundreds of Greek

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Gunman dead after shooting 14 people and killing one in Canada

Fourteen people, including a young girl, were shot near downtown Toronto, police in Canada’s biggest city have said. One person has died, and the young girl was in a critical condition, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said. Mr Saunders said the gunman died after exchanging gunfire with police. He said the shooting was not random

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US to provide $200 million in security aid to Ukraine

Washington-The Pentagon announced Friday that it will provide $200 million in security cooperation funds to Ukraine to strengthen the defensive capacity of its armed forces. The move is a reaffirmation of longstanding defence ties between the two countries, Pentagon says a press release, the Pentagon noted that the Trump administration’s decision is a reaffirmation of

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Yemen’s Fateful Twinship With Somalia

On the global scale of human suffering, Yemen outweighs all other countries. In its fourth year, the Yemen war – fueled by regional and other hegemonic powers – is nowhere near its end. Neither the coalition led by Saudi Arabia, which has been accused of war crimes nor the Iran-backed Houthi rebels, accused of recruiting

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EU welcomes lifting of the state of emergency in Turkey

Brussels -The European Union welcomed on Thursday Turkey’s move to lift the state of emergency, imposed after July 15 defeated coup attempt in 2016 in the country. In a written statement, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said: “The end of the state of emergency in place in Turkey since the coup attempt of 2016

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Originated from Somalia elect york west Neighborhood seat in Toronto

Toronto– Mr Faisal Hassan, Elect mp in york west neighbourhood seat in Toronto on June 7, has been sworn in as Canada’s Queens Park in Ontario. The swearing-in ceremony was attended by a large number of Somalis, who succeeded Mr Faisal’ successor as a major contributor to the rising number of young Somali young men

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Eritrea reopens embassy in Addis Ababa in a fresh sign of thaw with Ethiopia

Eritrea reopened its embassy in Ethiopia on Monday in further evidence of a rapid thaw between two countries that a week ago ended two decades of military stalemate over a border war in which tens of thousands died. Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki re-opened the embassy in the capital Addis

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Emirati prince flees to Qatar, exposing tensions in U.A.E.

The defection of an Emirati prince to Qatar has provided a rare glimpse into tensions among the rulers of the United Arab Emirates and added an awkward complication to its feud with Qatar, its regional rival. The prince, Sheikh Rashid bin Hamad al-Sharqi, 31, is the second son of the Emir of Fujairah, one of

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Somalia and Djibouti receive €89.5 million in EU humanitarian assistance

Somalia and Djibouti will receive €89.5 million in European Union humanitarian assistance, as millions of people in the two countries grapple with the consequences of prolonged extreme weather. “The devastating effects of two years of drought and the recent intense flooding are taking their toll on the livelihood of millions of people in Somalia,” said

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