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Exclusive: Suspected arms dealers moved millions in Somali money transfers, report says

Sep 17 2020

NAIROBI Somali money transfer companies moved more than $3.7 million in cash between suspected weapons traffickers in recent years, including to a Yemeni under U.S. sanctions for alleged militant links, according to a report seen by Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Suspected arms dealers moved millions in Somali money transfers, report says

Sep 17 2020

* Six men used multiple names and phone numbers for transfers (Adds company comment, paragraph 11)

EXCLUSIVE-Suspected arms dealers moved millions in Somali money transfers, report says

Sep 17 2020

* Six men used multiple names and phone numbers for transfers

Dying mother dolphin struggles to save baby in Mauritius lagoon after oil spill

Aug 29 2020

NAIROBI The baby dolphin rolled over on its side, floating on the surface. Its mother repeatedly nudged its head above the oily waves in a lagoon in Mauritius, where environmentalists are demanding an investigation into the deaths of dozens of dolphins following an oil spill. | Video

'Heartwrenching': at least 40 dolphins dead near Mauritius oil spill

Aug 29 2020

At least 40 dolphins have mysteriously died in an area of Mauritius affected by an oil spill from a Japanese boat, officials and witnesses said on Friday, as witnesses described the deaths of one mother dolphin and her baby. | Video

Panama-flagged ship boarded by Somali police is safe and underway: EU force

Aug 22 2020

NAIROBI A Panama-flagged ship boarded by Somali police is safe and underway, the EU Naval Force said on Saturday, after conflicting reports two days earlier about whether it had been hijacked by Somali pirates.

Somali pirates release last three hostages as armed men attack Panama-flagged ship

Aug 21 2020

BOSASO, Somalia/NAIROBI, Kenya Somali pirates have released three Iranian hostages held for five years, a maritime security official said on Thursday, as conflicting reports emerged whether another ship had been seized after a three-year hiatus in hijackings.

Mauritius must brace for 'worst case scenario' after oil spill, says PM

Aug 11 2020

NAIROBI A Japanese ship that ran aground on a reef off Mauritius two weeks ago has now stopped leaking oil into the Indian Ocean but the island nation must still prepare for "a worst case scenario", Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth said late on Monday. | Video

Anxious Mauritians use hair to stem Japanese ship's oil spill

Aug 10 2020

NAIROBI, Aug 10 Mauritians are making floating booms of human hair and leaves in a round-the-clock scramble to mop up oil leaking from a grounded Japanese ship onto their pristine Indian Ocean beaches.

Beirut blast a wake-up call on dangers of ammonium nitrate, experts warn

Aug 07 2020

The devastating explosion in Beirut should be a wake-up call for countries on the dangers of ammonium nitrate, which caused the blast, experts say. | Video

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