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Auto bomb in Mogadishu kills at least 5

Auto bomb in Mogadishu kills at least 5

The African Union has a 22,000 strong force in the country dedicated to fighting Shabaab and backing up the internationally backed government in the capital Mogadishu . The bomb went off in a traffic while soldiers were searching cars at a nearby intersection. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab often carries out deadly bombings in Mogadishu against high-profile targets such as hotels and checkpoints.



Russia's Putin signs Russian-Armenian military grouping deal into law

The protocol was signed in Damascus on January 18, 2017, and "is aimed at establishing the global legal framework regulating the conditions for the presence of the Russian air group in Syria and boosting the defense potential of Russia and Syria proceeding from the parties' mutual desire to strengthen and develop military cooperation".


Brexit ministers at war with Philip Hammond over 'dangerous' European Union transitional deal

Brexit ministers at war with Philip Hammond over 'dangerous' European Union transitional deal

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said Friday that ministers had a consensus that even if the United Kingdom departs the European Union in March 2019, nothing should change the next day. "And the rumours of Boris Johnson being about to resign fuel the uncertainty". Meanwhile there was concerns that Mr Hammond will ditch another part of Tory policy and try to put up taxes in his Budget later this year following a summit in the Treasury on Monday to discuss how to fill the £4 ...


Nikki Haley says 'China is aware they must act' on North Korea

Nikki Haley says 'China is aware they must act' on North Korea

The Air Force said the missions show solidarity with its allies South Korea and Japan , where the USA has a combined force of about 80,000 servicemembers. Washington is also reportedly planning to test-launch its missile defense system THAAD - a unit stationed in Alaska - possibly as soon as this weekend.


Somebody Stole Neil Armstrong's Solid Gold Lunar Module Replica

Somebody Stole Neil Armstrong's Solid Gold Lunar Module Replica

The piece is only one of three that exists. The rare piece was presented to Neil Armstrong in Paris, France, shortly after he became the first man to walk on the moon on July 20, 1969. The museum also issued a statement via its official Facebook page and termed the incident unfortunate. Museum's don't "own" artifacts. Three hundred people driving from across the country were robbed of their opportunity to experience the museum today.