April 30 world news summary at 1530 GMT


MOGADISHU — Somalia military court on Saturday sentenced six people to death, five of them were behind terrorist bombings on Feb. 28 in Baidoa where more than 30 people were killed.

The Law Court
The Law Court
“The court sentenced six men to death penalty, five of whom were accused of being involved in the terrorist attacks in Baidoa town on Feb. 28. The sixth suspect is a government soldier who killed a civilian in Baidoa town,” chairperson of the Court Liban Ali Yarow said. (Somali-Terrorist)
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ROME — Around 70 migrants were reported as missing in the Mediterranean sea on Saturday by Italian rescuers, local media said.

The Italian coastal guard reportedly asked a merchant vessel to reach a migrant boat in trouble in Libyan waters after receiving a silent call from a satellite phone. (Italy-Migrants)
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MUNICH — German riot police arrested on Saturday around 400 protesters trying to block access to the congress of the right-wing populist AfD political party in the western city of Stuttgart.

Clashes erupted between AfD party members and left-wing activists, protesters burned tyres and threw firecrackers at police near the congress, according to police. (Germany-Protest)
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NAIROBI — At least 14 people have been killed and many others injured or displaced after heavy rains pounded Kenya’s capital Nairobi Friday night, the police said Saturday.

Among the dead, seven lost their lives after a six-storey residential building collapsed in Huruma, in the east of Nairobi, Nairobi police commander Japheth Koome told Xinhua via phone. (Kenya-Rains)
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ISLAMABAD — A terrorist was killed and four policemen injured in an armed clash between the militants and cops in Pakistan’s southern port city of Karachi on Saturday, officials said.

In-charge Counter Terrorism Department of police Mazhar Mashwani said that two militants were also injured in the clash that broke out when police raided a house in Nusrat Bhutto Colony of Karachi, the capital city of the country’s south Sindh province. (Pakistan-Terrorist)
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CAIRO — An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced 20 defendants to life in prison over deadly clashes outside a police station after a verdict on the Port Said Stadium massacre of February 2012 was released.

The Port Said Criminal Court also sentenced 12 other defendants to 10 years in jail. (Egypt-Clash) Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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