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Sorry, but when I decide who to vote for on Election Day, it will be the person I think can best represent the country, not the candidate that will most impress my boyfriend.

DP World CEO Says `Very Bullish’ About Africa Prospects

DP World CEO Says `Very Bullish' About Africa Prospects
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman and chief executive officer of DP World Plc, discusses the outlook for global trade, globalization and Africa's economic growth. He speaks with Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance" at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Philipp Hildebrand, vice chairman...

The Sydneysider who is an MP in Somaliland

Dual nationals might not be welcome in Australia's parliament – the Barnaby Joyce citizenship saga has reminded us all of that. But meet Ibrahim Ahmed Reigal, an Australian who sits in the parliament of Somaliland. Mr Reigal divides his time between his constituency in the breakaway...

Trump travel ban: legal challenges in seven states against order

Legal battles are playing out across the United States as opponents of Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim nations take their fight to court. The order issued last week temporarily bans travel for people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Somalia,...

Pakistan’s Displaced Poet

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Baba, a poet and former teacher, lives with his family in one of many tarpaulin-covered tents at the Jalozai camp, southeast of Peshawar, in Pakistan, which was originally set up to house refugees fleeing the civil war in Afghanistan in the 1980s. Jalozai has welcomed...

Rodrigo Duterte Says Donald Trump Endorses His Violent Antidrug Campaign

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said on Saturday that President-elect Donald J. Trump had endorsed his brutal antidrug campaign, telling Mr. Duterte that the Philippines was conducting it “the right way.” Mr. Duterte, who spoke with Mr. Trump by telephone on Friday,...

Thousands of migrants rescued off Libyan coast

OFF THE COAST OF LIBYA -- Italian naval ships and vessels from non-government groups rescued thousands of migrants off the Libyan coast on Monday, the latest surge in desperate attempts to flee to Europe driven by war, poverty, and human traffickers. The dramatic operation took...

Somalia’s Pirates Are Back in Business

BY JASON PATINKIN  @JasonPatinkin NAIROBI — After being all but stamped out by international naval forces following its late-2000s heyday, piracy has made a sudden return to the Horn of Africa. In the past month, there have been six suspected piracy incidents near Somalia, five of...

Kayse Jama, Somali refugee and advocate for powerless, wins appointment to Oregon Senate

Kayse Jama, director of Unite Oregon, was appointed Wednesday to a seat in the Oregon Senate. (Photo by Noble Guyon / The Oregonian|OregonLive)Noble Guyon/ The Oregonian
By Betsy Hammond | The Oregonian/OregonLive Kayse Jama, co-founder and executive director of a nonprofit that advocates for immigrants, people of color and low-income families and children, won appointment to the Oregon Senate Wednesday. He will represent a long, narrow district spanning east Portland and northern Clackamas...

Samsung Galaxy S8 Rumors: What to Believe

Samsung has dominated the Android phone market for at least a half-decade, but the Galaxy Note 7 debacle last year lost the company goodwill with customers after its phones exploded in pants, hotel rooms, airplanes, and elsewhere. Now, in the wake of a global recall...

Viral Video From A Somali Comic Conquers The Internet

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The music video went up on December 22. It's got all the ingredients to go viral: a catchy beat, smooth vocals and easy-to-copy dance moves. It's garnered over two million views so far and inspired copies around the world. But it's definitely not your typical internet...