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Somalia : Al Shebab attack on presidential palace

The sounds of gunfire and explosions rung through Mogadishu today as Al Shebab rebels staged a suicide bomb attack on Somalia's presidential palace. Authourities say the situation is under control but extremists fighters claimed they managed to seize the presidential office and has called the assault a victory that undermines authourities efforts to boost security in the capital .

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2016-08-26 Tunisia

Tunisia's Parliament votes on new government

On tonight's show: It's the moment of truth for Tunisia's Prime Minister-designate. Youssef Chahed is facing a vote of confidence in parliament - one he's expected to win. Also,...

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2016-08-25 Kenya

Kenyan Government disbands National Olympic Committee over mismanagement

On tonight's show: The Kenyan Government disbands the Olympic Committee following numerous reports of mismanagement before and during the Rio Games. Feyisa Lilesa's family says...

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2016-08-24 Mali

Closing arguments presented in the ICC trial of the Malian Jihadist who destroyed shrines

On tonight's show: The defense team for the Malian jihadist charged with destroying ancient Islamic structures in Timbuktu ask for leniency, on the last day of this historic...

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2016-08-23 Nigeria

US Secretary of State John Kerry commits to ramping up military assistance to Nigeria

On tonight's show: US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Nigeria, and promises increased military aid to fight Boko Haram. At the same time, Nigerian military claims to have...

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2016-08-22 Mali

Mali Jihadist pleads guilty at the ICC to 2012 destruction of Timbuktu shrines

On tonight's show: A Malian jihadist is pleading guilty at the Hague, where he's on trial for destroying centuries-old Islamic shrines and texts in Timbuktu. Also, US Secretary...

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