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10 Killed in Battle to Keep Somali Aid Flowing

Posted July 29th, 2011 at 12:40 am (UTC-5)
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At least 10 people were killed and 30 wounded in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, Thursday as African Union and government troops fought militants trying to stop food aid from being dispersed in the country. Fighting broke out a day after the United Nations’ World Food Program airlifted 14 tons of food into Somalia, which is […]

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Japan’s Factory Output Up for 3rd Month

Posted July 29th, 2011 at 12:10 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese officials say industrial production rose for the third straight month in June, as the world’s number three economy recovers from the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry released a report Friday showing that factory output rose 3.9 percent in June from the previous month and is expected to […]