Tag: Horn of Africa

BT alleged to have supplied high-speed fibre-optic cable to aid US drone strikes

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The government has been asked to investigate whether BT is aiding drone strikes with a specially built military internet cable connecting US air force facilities in Northamptonshire to a base for unmanned craft in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa.

Suicide Bomber Kills 6 in Somali Capital

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Officials say a suicide bombing at Somalia's national theater has killed at least six people, including the president of the country's Olympic committee and the head of its soccer federation. The blast Wednesday in the capital, Mogadishu, came during a

Eritrea Calls for UN to Respond After Ethiopian Attack

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Eritrea is calling for the United Nations to impose penalties on arch-rival Ethiopia, after Ethiopian forces attacked a military base inside Eritrea. In a statement Friday, Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh said the incursion is part of a history of