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Gunmen in Kenya kill two in attack on university bus

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/10/17, 10:48 am

Gunmen on Tuesday killed two female employees of a technical university south of Mombasa, Kenya, in a suspected extremist attack. Area police chief Joseph Chebusit told Reuters the attack began as a bus returned students and university staff back to campus in the town of Ukunda. “Armed men numbering about 10 emerged from the bushes and started firing at the van in front,” Chebusit said. The driver and two police officers sustained injuries, he said. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

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White House renews, tweaks travel ban

by Evan Wilt
Posted 9/25/17, 11:50 am

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump issued new travel restrictions Sunday hours before his existing immigration executive order expired. The new proclamation retains travel restrictions to five countries from the first order: Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia. Trump added Chad, North Korea, and Venezuela and removed Sudan. The new limits are set to take effect Oct. 18.

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Israel defends weapons sale to South Sudan

International | Human rights activists call the arms deals war crimes
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/15/17, 12:53 pm

Israel’s government has said it committed no criminal offense after human rights activists accused the country of war crimes for selling weapons to South Sudan.

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