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DOJ Probes Phoenix Police: Somali Refugee’s Tragic Death Among Shocking Abuses Revealed

PHOENIX, Arizona (AX) — A blistering exposé by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) accused the Phoenix Police Department of repeatedly breaching civil liberties through misconduct, including unwarranted deadly force.The feds pointed fingers at plenty of cases showing excessive force and bias against Black, Hispanic, and Native American folks. Cops also snagged, fined, and locked up homeless folks without cause, they claimed.One gut-wrenching case happened in September 2022, when 34-year-old Somali refugee Ali Osman was…

Spain and Croatia Clash in Euro 2024’s Thrilling ‘Group of Death’ Opener

On the brink of Euro 2024, Spain is set to lock horns with Croatia come Saturday in Berlin. The encounter promises fireworks, with Opta stats offering a deep dive into this tantalizing face-off. Each Euro tournament sees a fiercely competitive 'group of death.' This year forms no exception; Group D sees a tussle between France, the Netherlands, and Austria, while Group B boasts titans Spain, Croatia, and Italy vying for supremacy. The curtain raiser for Group B is poised as Spain squares off against Croatia. The epic clash…

Bayern’s Sporting Director Declares Mbappe’s Transfer to Madrid a ‘Death Blow’ to Football

Kylian Mbappe's transition to Real Madrid could spell dismay for football as a whole, a sentiment echoed by Max Eberl, the sporting director at Bayern Munich. Having waved goodbye to Paris Saint-Germain after a fruitful seven years, Mbappe inked a lucrative deal with Madrid that includes an eye-watering €150 million signing bonus. The French striker, with a fresh five-year pact, will bag an annual €15 million from the Champions League holders. Eberl casts doubt on the sustainability of such exorbitant payouts, suggesting…

Tragic Clan Conflict in Central Somalia Claims 50 Lives

Dhusamareb (AX) - Clashes between rival clans in central Somalia have claimed 50 lives, primarily from both conflicting parties. Hostilities rage on in a hamlet nestled between Herale and Abudwak in the Galgadud territory. The skirmish kicked off post-dawn prayers on Saturday, with two militias—one from the Marehan clan, the other from the Dir clan—engaging in battle within Abudwak and Herale settlements. Eyewitness accounts report over 60 individuals injured during the conflict, with many being whisked away to hospitals…

Seven More Victims Unearthed in Shakahola Forest, Death Count Escalates to 436

Government pathologist Johansen Oduor has reported that the death count has now reached 436. In the latest efforts at Shakahola forest, seven additional cadavers were unearthed, marking the inception of the operation's fifth phase. Oduor also noted that plans are in place for fifty graves to undergo exhumation. Specialists from the DCI’s homicide squad are spearheading the dig, with support from various sectors. Meanwhile, the government has relinquished custody of the final batch of 34 identified remains. Previously, over…

Fury Unleashed: Minneapolis Police Chief Condemns Cowardly Ambush on Colleague

In the early hours of Friday, Minneapolis' police chief expressed his anger and sadness about the unexpected death of one of their colleagues while the city and state mourned. Chief Brian O'Hara stood with other officers outside the station where Officer Jamal Mitchell worked before he was fatally shot. Mitchell, aged 36, was responding to a double shooting when he stopped to help what seemed to be an injured man, only to be shot by the man himself. O'Hara expressed his frustration at the senseless violence against…

Capital Punishment for Al-Shabaab Extremist Convicted of Brutal Murders in Mogadishu

Ibrahim Adan Maadey, also known as Abdirahman, has been sentenced to death for the brutal murder of Khadijo Siyad Mohamed in Mogadishu. This horrifying crime took place in front of Mohamed's home in the Hodan district. Reportedly, Maadey requested water from Mohamed and, when her daughter brought it, he viciously shot her multiple times in the head. Maadey, who was paid $70 to $90 by Al-Shabaab, was swiftly apprehended by security forces. The verdict was delivered by Lieutenant Colonel Hassan Ali Noor Shute, the presiding…

Northeastern State Military Court Hands Down Death Sentences and Prison Terms to Four Al-Shabab Operatives

In Bosaso, a Northeastern State military court handed down sentences on four individuals linked to the al-Shabab militant group. One suspect, Mohamud Mohamed Ahmed (Qeyliye), was found in collaboration with the Northeastern State leader of al-Shabab. Qeyliye was found responsible for driving the vehicle that transported gunmen for planned attacks, leading to the deaths of two people in Bosaso. He received a death sentence. Abdikhadar Mohamed Shire, also implicated as a driver for al-Shabab, received a 15-year prison…

Somalia extends heartfelt condolences following tragic helicopter crash resulting in the death of Iran president

Sending condolences, Somalia comforts Iran as President dies in helicopter crash. Prayers go out to passengers. Unfortunately, no survivors as rescue teams reach crash site. Foreign Ministry expresses concern. Expressing solidarity with Iran, Somalia wishes safety for President Raisi and delegation. Iran confirms President's death. Search in harsh conditions, helicopter completely burned in crash. President returning from ceremony, believed to have crashed due to bad weather. My best, Garowe Online.

Intensifying UN Action to Combat Lethal Cholera Outbreak in Somalia: Death Toll Surges to 120

The United Nations humanitarian agency has intensified its efforts to combat the cholera outbreak in Somalia, with the death toll rising to 120 since January. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported 10,647 new cases of cholera in seven states, resulting in a case fatality rate of 1.1 percent. Additional funding is necessary to address the needs of those affected, according to the OCHA's report released in Mogadishu, Somalia. The OCHA warned that heavy rainfall in the country could…

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