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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 9th, 2013
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A retired army colonel who commanded soldiers involved in the Bloody Sunday massacre has been murdered in Kenya. Grandfather Ted Loden, 73, died in the capital Nairobi on Saturday after a gang of armed robbers forced their way into the home of his son, Jamie. It is not known whether his wife Jill, 69...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Aug 12th, 2012
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Al Qaeda-linked militants have released a Saudi Arabian diplomat kidnapped in southern Yemen in March, a tribal source said on Sunday, after mediation by local tribal leaders. Abdallah al-Khalidi, the deputy consul in the Saudi consulate in the Yemeni port city of Aden, was kidnapped by Islamist mili...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 8th, 2011
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Mogadishu – Residents in a southern Somali town say planes have bombed bases belonging to al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab militants and at least one person was killed. Bardhere town elder Abdi Aden says he heard the sound of planes and then explosions on Thursday. He saw one dead man and three wound...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 28th, 2011
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Somali lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved the appointment of a new, Harvard-educated prime minister who said Tuesday that he would focus on combating the country’s al-Qaida-linked militants who are trying to topple his U.N.-backed, fragile government. Parliamentary Speaker Sharif Hassan She...
By benim
In Europe
Feb 3rd, 2011
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ROME – The Italian parliament has rejected prosecutors’ request to search some of Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s properties in a prostitution probe targeting him. Milan prosecutors allege Berlusconi paid for sex with a minor and then used his office to cover it up. They wanted t...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 30th, 2011
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Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has urged Italians to break the law and not pay their TV licence following a series of shows that have slammed him. Berlusconi, 74, is facing allegations of sex with an underage prostitute, Karima El Mahroug, and abuse of power after he used his position to ge...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 27th, 2011
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Marysthell García Polanco. Drugs were found in a flat allegedly provided to her by Berlusconi. Photograph: Matteo Bazzi/EPA The scandal involving Silvio Berlusconi’s private life deepened today after drugs were mentioned in new evidence to Italy’s parliament. The new evidence delivered ye...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Jan 27th, 2011
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The Brazilian showgirl Iris Berardi (L). Nicole Minetti (R) became a councillor in Lombardy with Mr Berlusconi’s support Photo: FOTOGRAMMA The prime minister, 74, is already accused of paying for sex with a teenage nightclub dancer known as Ruby the Heartbreaker, and of abuse of office in press...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 26th, 2011
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Sleaze-hit Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi yesterday showed the pressure was getting to him after he called a late night TV news show and traded insults with the presenter. Berlusconi is at the centre of a sex probe involving an under age escort and is also being investigated for extortion f...
By benim
In Europe
Jan 24th, 2011
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‘No-interest loans’: Alessandra Sorcinelli A glamorous TV weather girl was paid more than £100,000 by Silvio Berlusconi after attending his infamous sex parties, it is claimed. Prosecutors have discovered bank records which show that he gave Alessandra Sorcinelli money last Monday – three...