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Comparing Donald Trump and Barack Obama’s inaugural crowd sizes.

He campaigned on the huge crowd sizes, but the turnout for the inauguration of President Donald Trump appears to be smaller than that of his

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Turkey says not ‘realistic’ to exclude Assad from Syria deal.

BEIRUT: A senior Turkish official said Friday it was no longer “realistic” to insist on a solution to the Syria conflict excluding President Bashar Assad,

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King Salman congratulates Trump on swearing-in.
- Jan 21, 2017
King Salman has sent a letter to Donald Trump congratulating him on his inauguration and swearing-in as the new US president. The king, on his own behalf and that of the ...
Gambia’s Jammeh declares he will step down.
- Jan 21, 2017
BANJUL, Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh said Saturday he would step down to keep peace in his country after 22 years in power, following last-chance talks with west African leaders before a ...
The five previous west African military interventions.
- Jan 21, 2017
PARIS, West African nations have a long history of sending their military forces to intervene in neighbouring countries, under the umbrella of a regional cooperation bloc. Created in 1975, the Economic ...
How Somali Muslims Are Raising a 10,000-Person Anti-Hate Army.
- Jan 21, 2017
In November 2015, Asma Jama, a Somali-born woman living in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, was waiting for her pasta alfredo at Applebee’s, chatting in Swahili with her family, when she ...
Thousands protest Trump as ‘sister marches’ begin in Australia and New Zealand.
- Jan 21, 2017
Thousands of protesters in Australia and New Zealand on Saturday joined the first of hundreds of womens' marches organized around the world in a show of disapproval of U.S. President ...
Trump, in Oval Office, signs first order on Obamacare.
- Jan 21, 2017
President Donald Trump directed government agencies on Friday to freeze regulations and take steps to weaken Obamacare, using his first hours in the White House to make good on a ...
Over 90 arrested in protest against Trump’s swearing-in.
- Jan 21, 2017
Police officers have arrested more than 90 people during protests in Washington, DC ahead of the inaugural parade of President Donald Trump on Friday. According to CNN, police officers were injured ...
Actors, mayors rally at anti-Trump demonstration on inauguration eve.
- Jan 21, 2017
NEW YORK: Actors Robert De Niro, Sally Field and Mark Ruffalo joined hundreds of other people outside a US President Donald Trump building on Thursday for a pre-inauguration demonstration organizers ...
President Uhuru Kenyatta bans maize exports.
- Jan 21, 2017
President Uhuru Kenyatta has banned maize exports until the ravaging drought ends. The President also ordered the arrest of unscrupulous traders hoarding maize to make “abnormal” profits. Addressing a rally in Isiolo ...
Gambia Army chief abandons Jammeh.
- Jan 21, 2017
BANJUL: The Gambian Army chief on Friday abandoned embattled longtime leader Yahya Jammeh, saying his forces would not fight against a military operation to remove him, as regional leaders led ...
U.S. military jets bomb Al shabaab camp near Afgoye
- Jan 20, 2017
Reports reaching us from Afgoye town in Lower Shabelle region indicate that fighter jets believed to be belonging to United State military carried out an airstrike on Al shabaab base. Multiple ...
UPDF vows revenge for Al-Shabaab killing of Ugandan soldier
- Jan 20, 2017
The army yesterday warned that al-Shabaab insurgents will pay for “inhumanly” executing a Ugandan soldier whom they captured in August 2015. The outgoing army spokesperson, Lt Col Paddy Ankuda, said al-Shabaab ...
AFCON Soccer Fever Sweeps South Africa
- Jan 20, 2017
Johannesburg’s inner city Yeoville area is one of the centers of South Africa’s massive African immigrant population. Here you’ll find people from Senegal to Somalia, Mali to Mozambique, and many ...
Burundian peacekeepers serving in Somalia to get salary arrears: AU official
- Jan 20, 2017
Burundian soldiers of the African Mission in Somalia are to get their salaries after spending almost 12 months without payment, a senior African Union official said here Thursday while concluding ...
Syria against Saudi Arabia, Qatar taking part at Astana talks.
- Jan 19, 2017
BEIRUT: The participation of Saudi Arabia and Qatar in Syria talks will be discussed once they stop backing militancy, Syria’s deputy foreign minister was quoted as saying on Wednesday, appearing ...
Raila Odinga : I will make Uhuru Kenyatta a one-term head of state.
- Jan 19, 2017
CORD leader Raila Odinga has said the Opposition is determined to make Uhuru Kenyatta a one-term president. Raila said the President should prepare to go home in August because the Opposition ...
Suspect in Istanbul nightclub killings claims he received order from IS: Media.
- Jan 19, 2017
ISTANBUL, Wednesday, The man suspected of killing 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Eve has claimed he received the order to attack from Islamic State jihadists in Syria, ...
Suicide attack on pro-government militia camp in Mali kills 50 fighters.
- Jan 19, 2017
GAO, A suicide bombing targeting militia groups committed to restoring peace in Mali left nearly 50 people dead Wednesday and struck a fresh blow at long-running efforts to stabilise the troubled ...

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