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Global Terrorism Index Ranks Nigeria As 3rd Most Terrorized Country In The World

For the sixth consecutive year, Nigeria has been ranked as the third most terrorized country in the world by the Global Terrorism Index (GTI). In a new report which was released on Wednesday, November 25, GTI revealed that Afghanistan topped the list, followed by Iraq. Syria, Somalia, and Yemen which were ranked fourth, fifth, and sixth respectively. The report…

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At Least 23 Dead After Suicide Bombing & Hotel Siege In Mogadishu

23 people have been reported dead with another 30 injured in a suicide bombing and hotel siege in the Mogadishu, Somalia. According to Guardian, gunmen in military uniforms stormed a hotel in Mogadishu after a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a vehicle at the hotel’s entrance. Security forces eventually gained control of the hotel after a night…

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U.S. To Donate $639 Million To Nigeria, Other Nations Facing Starvation

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday promised $639 million to help people facing starvation due to drought and conflict in Northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. According to Rob Jenkins, Acting Head, Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Nigeria will receive $121 million, Yemen will receive $191 million, South…

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump’s Muslim Ban |Anger & Protests in the US

President Donald Trump’s order to restrict people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States sparked confusion and anger on Saturday after immigrants and refugees were kept off flights and left stranded in airports. Civil rights and faith groups, activists and Democratic politicians were furious and vowed to fight the order. Capping a day…

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12 Kiled As Al Shabaab Militants Attack Popular Somalia Hotel

No fewer than 12 people were killed at Sahafi Hotel, in Mogadishu capital of Somalia yesterday after Al Shabaab gunmen stormed the hotel detonating bombs. According to abc.bet.au, the Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab, which has frequently launched attacks in Mogadishu in its bid to topple the Western-backed government, said it was behind the assault on…

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