Suicide Bombing on Somalia Military Base Kills Nine

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At least nine people were killed and nearly 20 others injured Saturday in a car bomb blast at the front gate of a Somali military base in Mogadishu, witnesses and security officials said. Government security officials contacted by VOA have confirmed that eight of those killed were government soldiers and other casualties included members of Read More

Mauritius Scrambles to Counter Oil Spill From Grounded Ship

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JOHANNESBURG – Anxious residents of the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius stuffed fabric sacks with sugar cane leaves Saturday to create makeshift oil spill barriers as tons of fuel leaking from a grounded ship put endangered wildlife in further peril. The government has declared an environmental emergency and France said it was sending help Read More