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Hillary Clinton holds four-point lead in aftermath of Trump tape for Washington Post-ABC News poll

By Scott Clement and Dan Balz With three weeks until Election Day, Hillary Clinton holds a four-point lead over Donald Trump in the race for the White House, according to a newWashington Post-ABC News poll, with the Republican nominee hobbled by persistent perceptions that he...

Hillary Clinton condemns ‘highly disturbing’ plot to car bomb building home to Somali Muslim immigrants

Hillary Clinton has condemned a “highly disturbing” plot by a Kansas militia group to blow up an apartment complex home to numerous Somali immigrants. The Democratic presidential candidate “applauded” law enforcement and said Americans had to stand firm against “terror” and reject “hateful and divisive...

Wikileaks: US rebuffed Kenya’s request on Jubaland fight

Senior American government officials rebuffed a request from former President Mwai Kibaki’s Cabinet ministers for help on Kenya’s ill-advised “Jubaland initiative”, latest cache of leaked diplomatic cables reveal. Wikileaks says US Assistant Secretary of Defense Alexander Vershbow separately met four Kenyan officials — former Prime...

Clashes in Somalia kill 11, displace 50,000 -U.N.

  Clashes between two semi-autonomous regions of Somalia this week have killed at least 11 people and displaced around 50,000, the United Nations said on Friday, stoking concerns the violence could escalate. Clashes have been intensifying between forces loyal to the semi-autonomous regions of Puntland and...

Migration Refugee Crisis Unfolding in Yemen, Djibouti

GENEVA — The International Organization for Migration warns a migration refugee crisis unfolding in Yemen and Djibouti is having a serious impact across the Horn of Africa. The International Organization for Migration said about 10,000 migrants, mostly from Ethiopia, make the long, dangerous trek across...

UNHCR says over 26,000 Somali refugees ready to return home

The UN refugee agency said a total of 26,819 Somali refugees have in principle confirmed their intention to voluntarily return home and are waiting to be facilitated to return to the Horn of Africa nation. The UNHCR said in its bi-monthly report released on Saturday...

African leaders tackle piracy, illegal fishing at Lome summit

LOME, TOGO Stemming the astronomical losses caused by crime in the oceans surrounding Africa is the focus of a major continental summit on Saturday in the Togolese capital, Lome. I'm at "Over recent decades, the accumulated revenue losses resulting directly from illegal activities in the African...

Somaliland:Peacebuilding Education in Hargeisa University and Beyond

This work has centred on understanding the dynamics of international, national and local priorities in education, and the extent to which these are compatible. Of particular interest is the degree to which international peacebuilding education frameworks, as well as global theories of peacebuilding education,...

Nigeria’s Buhari says wife ‘belongs in the kitchen’

By Andreas Rinke and Andrea Shalal | BERLIN Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday dismissed criticism voiced by his wife Aisha Buhari in a BBC interview, saying she belonged in the kitchen and he had "superior knowledge" about running a government. "I don't know exactly what...

Nigeria First Lady Aisha Buhari Says She May Not Vote for Husband

America's bruising presidential campaign have regularly been called upon to defend their embattled partners. Nigeria's president is probably wishing his wife had kept quiet. In a candid interview with the BBC, Aisha Buhari revealed Friday that she may not back her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, if...