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MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Her ears still ringing from the deafening sound of an explosion near her home in the Somali capital on Saturday morning, 18-year-old Qali Ibrahim frantically dialed her husband’s mobile phone. Minutes earlier he had left home, hammer and saw in hand, headed out for a day of construction work. “The number you
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ALMATY (Reuters) – Twelve people were killed and dozens injured when a plane with nearly 100 passengers and crew on board crashed soon after take-off in Kazakhstan on Friday. The Bek Air Fokker 100 got into trouble shortly after departing from Almaty, the Central Asian country’s commercial center, on a pre-dawn flight to the capital
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian authorities said on Friday they are focused on protecting water plants, pumping stations, pipes and other infrastructure from intense bushfires surrounding Sydney, the country’s largest city. FILE PHOTO: Dick Pearson from the Sydney Catchment Authority stands in front of Sydney’s Warragamba Dam to show the lowest level the dam has ever
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SANDRINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Andrew skipped the royals’ traditional Christmas Day walk to church after what his mother Queen Elizabeth said in her seasonal address had been a “bumpy” year. Andrew has kept a low profile since stepping down from royal duties last month amid outrage over his friendship with convicted sex offender
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ALGIERS (Reuters) – Algeria swore in Abdelmadjid Tebboune as president on Thursday as the Hirak protest movement debated its response to his offer of dialogue to end a months-long political crisis. Newly elected Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune gestures during a swearing-in ceremony in Algiers, Algeria December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina Hirak has mobilized huge street
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