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In 2010, he served as Somalia's prime minister for eight months. Voting started in Somalia's ground-breaking presidential election amid a security lockdown that has closed the capital's global airport and cleared major streets. Most of the candidates in the election held dual citizenship. Mohamed was born in Mogadishu and worked for Somalia's ministry of foreign affairs before moving to Washington, D.C., in 1985 and joining the Somali embassy.
  • Judge: Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' will stay on 23-hour lockdown

    Judge: Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' will stay on 23-hour lockdown

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    On Friday, defense attorneys sought to relax some of the security measures surrounding Guzman's incarceration. They added that jail officials are not allowing Guzman's common-law wife and Mexican lawyer to visit him. Mexico opposes capital punishment. "We understand the need for security but we think it has gone above and beyond", said Michelle Gelernt, one of Guzman's court-appointed lawyers.
  • Turkey Refugee Deal With EU at Risk, Erdogan Adviser Warns

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    Ataturk remains a revered figure in Turkey and his image remains ever present in the country but he would not have seen eye to eye with Erdogan on many issues. 'We agree we want to cooperate, we are all affected by this. "The term "Islamist terror" severely upsets us Muslims". Merkel's visit to Ankara on Thursday comes as ties between Turkey and Germany are strained.
  • Several Dead After Gunmen Open Fire During Evening Prayers

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    He has been named by media as Mohamed Khadir , or Mohammed Belkhadir. Explaining how one suspect was eventually let go, the RCMP said: "This morning and last evening we had reason to believe that two individuals should be arrested, that two people had participated".
  • Hillary Clinton turns over a new leaf

    Hillary Clinton turns over a new leaf

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    The Associated Press also said Clinton will resume public speaking, including an global women's day event organized by Vital Voices , the initiative Clinton and then-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright founded in 1997. She's scheduled to speak at the LGBT Community Centre in New York City on April 20. She's made few public appearances or comments since November. She tweeted earlier this week that Trump's travel ban was "not who we are", her clearest rebuke of Trump since the election.
  • Marine Le Pen refuses to repay €300000 in misused European Union funds

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    Changing its racist and anti-Semitic image has taken time, determination and a bitter family feud. The parliament had given Le Pen until midnight on Tuesday to repay most of the total sum, but she refused. The parliament demanded an initial repayment of nearly €300,000 (£257,000), but the far-right party leader was steadfast in her refusal to pay back the funds, rejecting the allegation of misuse.
  • Trump's Border Wall Could Cost $120 per American Household

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    But Videgaray clarified that dialogue with the U.S.is not broken and forecast good results for both countries because Mexico will establish limits and will not accept any conditions. Cars have been the top important, growing from $500 million in imports in 2014 to more than $1 billion in 2015. "They're going to retaliate", he said about Mexico.
  • Syria: UN, de Mistura, Geneva talks postponed till February 20

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    De Mistura has given the opposition a one week deadline for the task. The UN Security Council members heard the briefing by de Mistura, and reiterated their support for the UN efforts to facilitate the lasting political settlement of the Syrian crisis through an inclusive and Syrian-led political process that meets the legitimate aspirations of the Syrian people.
  • Detroit resident died before Muslim ban, says Imam

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    A Detroit-area Iraqi immigrant claims Donald Trump's Muslim ban is the reason his mother died thousands of miles away from her home last week. Mr Hager was allowed to pass, but his mother and family members - all of whom are green card holders - were denied access.
  • This is How Silicon Valley Reacted to Trump's Immigration Ban

    This is How Silicon Valley Reacted to Trump's Immigration Ban

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    And many of those who end up working for the likes of Google and Facebook do so at least partly because they believe all the corporate mantras (some might call it guff) about breaking down barriers and making the world a better place. Company specific statistics were not immediately available, but government data suggests that tech firms are among the biggest beneficiaries of the program.
  • Al-Qaeda chief in Yemen killed

    Al-Qaeda chief in Yemen killed

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    Her grandfather, Nasser al-Awlaki, told Reuters the girl "was hit with a bullet in her neck and suffered for two hours". However, al-Awlaki's brother-in-law was killed in the raid. The US military conducted a series of drone strikes against the organization on the first days of Trump's presidency. Moreover, investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill has probed how USA forces in Afghanistan tried to cover up a raid in which they killed several women and children.