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Obama urges Kenyan leaders to soothe ethnic tensions

Kogelo (Kenya) –  Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday urged Kenya’s leaders to turn their backs on the divisive ethnic politics that have frequently spilled over into violence and to stamp down on corruption. […]

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Trump’s criticism of Obama, Clinton as ‘co-founders’ of Islamic State called ‘false’

By Ginger Gibson and Steve Holland WASHINGTON/MIAMI BEACH, Fla.  – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s characterization of U.S. President Barack Obama and Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as “co-founders” of the Islamic State militant group drew […]

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Buhari to reaffirm Nigeria’s right to use nuclear energy for devt. at Washington summit — Presidency

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari is to leave Abuja on Wednesday for Washington to join President Barack Obama and other world leaders and heads of international organisations at the 4th Nuclear Security Summit. This information […]

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White House rejects online petition for Snowden pardon

Washington –  The White House on Wednesday dismissed a petition calling for the U.S. to pardon fugitive government contractor, Edward Snowden, whose revelations about government spying prompted international outrage and damaged relations with key allies. […]

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White House urges end to conflict in South Sudan

WASHINGTON  – President Barack Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice urged warring leaders in South Sudan on Thursday to end their conflict, blaming the nation’s president, Salva Kiir, and rebel leader Riek Machar for “appalling […]