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Islamic State forced to communicate on the ‘dark web’

JOHANNESBURG – The United Nations (UN) has warned that the Islamic State (IS) is on the defensive militarily in several regions, including Africa, and resorting to covert communications. The extremists are adapting to military pressure by using “dark web” communications, the top United Nations political affairs official warned on Tuesday. “Although its income and the […]

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US mother to enter plea deal after child beaten to death over missing slice of cake

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors say they expect to strike a plea deal with a Maryland woman whose 9-year-old son was fatally beaten over a missing piece of birthday cake. Washington County Assistant State’s Attorney Gina Cirincion (seh-RIN’-see-ohn) says she anticipates that 27-year-old Oriana Garcia will plead guilty Wednesday to first-degree child abuse resulting in […]

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Morocco’s readmission to AU could end in war or liberation for Western Sahara

Morocco’s recent readmission to the African Union (AU), following intensive debate and lobbying at the AU Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in January could herald positive developments for the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) – or it could mean war depending on developments over the next few months. In an exclusive interview with the African […]