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U.S. asks nations to provide more traveler data or face sanctionsFriday, 14 July 2017 00:00
The U.S. State Department will require all nations to provide extensive data to help it vet visa applicants and determine whether a traveler poses a terrorist threat, according to a cable obtained by Reuters.
Somalia: Teachers arrested for 'al-Shabab meetings'Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:00
Somali authorities have arrested seven head teachers who they accuse of meeting al-Shabab militants. They are said to have discussed changing the curriculum at private schools to favour the Islamist group's ideology.
U.S. missile defenses hit test target as North Korea tension risesWednesday, 12 July 2017 00:00
The United States said on Tuesday it shot down a simulated, incoming intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) similar to the ones being developed by countries like North Korea, in a new test of the nation's THAAD missile defenses.
Trump and Putin to meet face to faceFriday, 07 July 2017 00:00
US President Donald Trump is to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for the first time at a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. They have both said they want to repair ties damaged by the crises in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Russia’s alleged meddling in the US election.