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Somali President Unhurt in Assassination Attempt

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 7:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Somalia’s new president, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, survived an assassination attempt Wednesday when suicide bombers attacked the Mogadishu hotel where was living. Mr. Mohamud was meeting with Kenyan Foreign Minister Samuel Ongeri, who was speaking to reporters when the bombers attacked. The African Union force in Somalia says three suicide bombers attacked the hotel. Soldiers shot […]

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Somali President Safe After Hotel Bombing

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Somalia’s new president was unharmed Wednesday when suicide bombers attacked the Mogadishu hotel where he has been staying. The visiting Kenyan foreign minister was speaking to reporters when a bomb blast was heard, followed by gunfire. “… and the commitment of the people of Somalia (BLAST, FOLLOWED BY GUNFIRE )) The news conference continued with […]

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Somali President Safe After Hotel Bombing

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Somalia’s new president was unharmed Wednesday when suicide bombers attacked the Mogadishu hotel where he has been staying. The visiting Kenyan foreign minister was speaking to reporters when a bomb blast was heard, followed by gunfire. “… and the commitment of the people of Somalia (BLAST, FOLLOWED BY GUNFIRE )) The news conference continued with […]

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Somali President Safe After Hotel Bombing

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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Somalia’s new president is safe after two suicide bombers attacked a Mogadishu hotel where he was speaking. VOA correspondent Gabe Joselow, who was at the site of the attack, says two bombs detonated outside the Jazeera Hotel Wednesday as Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Kenyan Foreign Minister Samson Ongeri talked to reporters inside. Militant […]

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New Somali President Safe After Explosions

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Somalia’s new president is safe after a bomb attack at the Mogadishu hotel where he was meeting with Kenyan officials. VOA correspondent Gabe Joselow, who was at the site of the blast, says two bombs detonated outside the Jazeera Hotel Wednesday as President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Kenyan Foreign Minister Samson Ongeri spoke to reporters […]

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New Somali President Safe After Explosion

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Somalia’s new president and Kenya’s foreign minister are safe after a bomb attack at the Mogadishu hotel where they were speaking. VOA correspondent Gabe Joselow, who was at the hotel, says two bombs detonated outside the building Wednesday as President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Kenyan Foreign Minister Samson Ongeri were holding a news conference inside. […]

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Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Church Blast in Nigeria

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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The militant Islamist group known as Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed at least 15 people in northern Nigeria. In a statement e-mailed to journalists Monday, group spokesman Abul Qaqa said Boko Haram had “successfully launched” an attack at a church in the city of Bauchi. A suicide bomber drove […]

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Bomber Strikes Nigerian Church,Kills 15

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Nigerian officials say a suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives into a church in northern Nigeria Sunday, killing at least 15 people, in the most recent in a series of attacks against Christians in the area. Emergency officials say an additional 42 people were injured in the bombing, which occurred as worshipers were […]

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Blast Strikes Nigerian Church

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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Nigerian officials say a suspected suicide bomb attack on a church in the northern city of Bauchi Sunday, has killed at least nine people and injured many others. No one has yet taken responsibility for the attack, but the militant Islamist group Boko Haram has targeted Nigerian churches in the past. Boko Haram has been […]

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Car Bombing in Turkey Kills Policeman, Nearly 20 Civilians

Posted May 25th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Suspected suicide attackers have set off a car bomb near a police station in central Turkey, killing one policeman and wounding nearly 20 civilians. Turkey’s interior minister, Idris Naim Sahin, says two suspects sped through a checkpoint Friday and detonated the bomb outside a police station in the town of Pinarbasi in Kayseri province. Sahin […]

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