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Days after devastating truck bomb in Somali capital, death toll still climbing

From The Washington Post  Death toll from blasts in Somalia’s capital rises At least 300 people were killed after two truck bombs went off in Somalia’s capital on Oct. 14, the deadliest attack in the country’s war with Islamic insurgents. (The Washington Post) By Kevin Sieff and Abullahi Mire October 16 at 9:53 AM NAIROBI — The death toll from two […]

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Bin Laden Deputy Convicted For Africa Embassy Bombings

From Foreign Policy BY DAVID FRANCIS It took 17 years, but federal prosecutors have finally won a conviction for a militant linked to the devastating al Qaeda bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that left 224 dead and 4,000 injured and marked the group’s emergence as America’s top terrorist adversary. A federal judge […]

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