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Saudi cleric detained in crackdown dies

A prominent Saudi cleric has died after five months in detention, his family and rights activists said, amid heightened criticism of Riyadh’s human rights record following the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Ahmed al-Amari, who previously served as a dean at Islamic University in Medina, was transferred to a government hospital earlier this month after suffering a brain hemorrhage, London-based rights group ALQST and activists said late on Sunday. 

Bobi Wine team member survives assassination in Kyotera by Minister Kasolo guards

Uganda Young Democrat (UYD) Mugonza Andrew has survived live bullets when he was ambushed by Minister Haruna Kyeyune Kasolo UPDF soldiers in Kirumba Sub – Country.

Five and more UPDF according to Mugonza that it was on Sunday evening at around 8pm when he was heading back home after an event towards town when he encountered by Minsiter Kasolo guards who opened fire.

Al Qaeda-linked group claims responsibility for killing of 10 U.N. peacekeepers in Mali

An al Qaeda-linked Islamist group in Mali has claimed responsibility for an attack that killed ten U.N. peacekeepers from Chad on Sunday in the north of the country, the group said in statement posted on Telegram.

The Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen group said the attack was a response to Chadian President Idriss Deby’s revival of diplomatic relations with Israel.

Kenya police arrest wife, father of hotel suicide bomber

Kenyan police have arrested the wife and father of a man identified as the suicide bomber in an attack on Nairobi’s Dusit hotel complex that left 21 dead, a police source said Saturday.
The attacker, one of five Al-Shabaab militants who stormed the complex on Tuesday, was identified as 25-year-old Mahir Khalid Riziki, who grew up in Mombasa.

“The wife of the suicide bomber is now in our custody. She will help us understand her husband’s last moments and his movement, his story in latest years and his very last movements,” a senior police official said on condition of anonymity.

Australian rallies demand safe streets for women after Israeli student murder

Several thousand people marched through major Australia cities on Sunday calling for safety for women after an Israeli exchange student was murdered in Melbourne.

The marches, part of the Women’s March rallies held around the world in support of women’s rights, gathered some 3,000 people in Sydney, who in their chants demanded safe streets for women in Australian cities.

Aiia Maasarwe, 21, was killed when walking home after a night out with friends in Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, earlier this week. A 20-year-old man was charged with her murder.

Bus bomb in Syria’s Afrin kills three

A bomb planted on a public bus in the northwest Syrian town of Afrin killed three civilians and wounded about 20, several witnesses told Reuters on Sunday.

The blast came on the first anniversary of Operation Olive Branch, an air and ground assault by Turkey on the mainly-Kurdish Afrin to drive out the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia.

After Westgate debacle, quick end to latest Kenyan attack shows progress

The relatively swift end to an attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex highlights improvements in Kenya’s counterterrorism capabilities since Somali militants overran a shopping mall in the same neighborhood five years ago.

This time, the authorities flooded the area with elite units, including the paramilitary General Service Unit (GSU) and its crack Recce squad, along with a new force trained by the United States to respond to emergencies at American facilities.

Singer Fille in bad health following reported drug abuse

Ugandan musician Known as Fille is another victim destined for a rehab and our reliable sources have confirmed this new development .

 The Kizunguzungu singer who’s at their rented apartment in areas of Ntinda with pencil skin husband to follow Bunnamwaya Rehabilitation Centre in Uganda for drug misuse.

Woman burns husband to death over phone password

  A woman in Indonesia has been arrested on suspicion of burning her husband to death after the pair argued over his phone password.

 Dedi Purnama set alight by wife over phone password.

British Special Services to be awarded for Kenya operation

Britain to award its brave Special Forces soldier who saved many during DusitD2 terror attack

 One Special Air Service officer stood out in the rescue operation at DusitD2 attack –

Smart and Brave a taxi driver hands suspected terrorists to police

A brave and patriotic taxi driver cleverly drove two suspected terrorists to a Garissa police station after noticing they wanted to secretly enter into Kenya from Kismayu, Somalia.

 The heroic acts of the driver come shortly after Kenyan detectives stated the DusitD2 suicide bomber sneaked back to the country from Somalia two days before the Tuesday, January 15 attack that left 21 people dead.

US Citizen Mohamed Monir arrested for war crimes was 13 years

A US citizen of Bangladeshi descent has been arrested during a visit to his native country for allegedly committing “war crimes” during the war of independence from Pakistan in 1971 – a year when his family say he was only 13.

Mohamed Jubair Monir, a New York based businessman, was arrested in a village on 19 December – four weeks after he landed in Bangladesh.

Bogotá car bomb: Colombia blames ELN rebels for deadly explosion

Colombia has blamed the left-wing National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group for a car bomb attack that killed 21 people in the capital, Bogotá.

Dozens more were injured in Thursday’s blast after an explosives-laden vehicle broke into the grounds of a police academy before it detonated.

The driver, who was also killed, has been identified as a 57-year-old man.

IS Beatles’: Mother loses high court challenge over evidence?

The mother of one of four suspected Islamic State fighters has lost a legal challenge against the UK’s sharing of evidence with the US without seeking assurances he would not be executed.

El Shafee Elsheikh is accused of belonging to an IS cell which is thought to have beheaded hostages.

Aiia Maasarwe: Arrest over killing of Israeli student in Melbourne

A man has been arrested over the killing of a 21-year-old Israeli student in Melbourne, Australian police say.

The body of Aiia Maasarwe, 21, was found near La Trobe University in the city’s north. She had taken a tram home late on Tuesday after a comedy show.

She was attacked while speaking on the phone to her sister, authorities said.

Chicago officer sentenced for murdering black teen Laquan McDonald


Ex-Chicago policeman Jason Van Dyke has been sentenced to six years and nine months in jail for the 2014 killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Video of Van Dyke firing repeatedly at the 17-year-old was released a year later, and led to street protests.