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The Star (Kenya) - - News World -

Mo­sul/ A full siege is de­vel­op­ing in Mo­sul as poor fam­i­lies strug­gle to feed them­selves af­ter prices rose sharply fol­low­ing the US-backed of­fen­sive on the Is­lamic State-held city in north­ern Iraq, hu­man­i­tar­ian work­ers said yes­ter­day. Seoul/ South Korean Pres­i­dent Park Ge­un­hye yes­ter­day asked Par­lia­ment to de­cide how and when she can give up power over an in­flu­en­ceped­dling scan­dal, tak­ing the coun­try’s po­lit­i­cal cri­sis deeper into un­charted ter­rain. Mo­gadishu/ So­ma­lia’s elec­toral com­mis­sion has again post­poned the pres­i­den­tial elec­tion for the third time be­cause of “in­com­plete num­ber of the new Par­lia­ment mem­bers” who are sup­posed to elect a new Pres­i­dent. Ohio/ A man who in­jured 11 peo­ple, one crit­i­cally, in a ram­page at Ohio State Univer­sity on Mon­day was of So­mali de­scent and a stu­dent on cam­pus, US of­fi­cials have said. Po­lice said they are in­ves­ti­gat­ing if it was a ter­ror at­tack.

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