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Car Bomb Exploded and Killed More than 90 People in Somalia

A car bomb exploded and killed at least 90 people in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, AFP reported.

The explosion occurred early this morning.

The death toll of a car bomb in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has risen to 90, with the number expected to continue rising, said Somali MP Abdirizak Mohamed, quoted by RIA Novosti.

Suicide attack kills at least 61, including 2 Turkish nationals in Mogadishu, Somali

A suicide truck bomb targeted a busy security checkpoint in Somalia's capital on Dec. 28 morning, killing at least 61 people, authorities said. It was one of the deadliest attacks in Mogadishu in recent memory.

The attack took place at the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye in a southwestern suburb of the capital during the morning rush hour of Dec. 28.

No Turkish alterity in Europe: Erdoğan

Turkey's president on Dec. 16 said that Turks in Europe are not "aliens" and there is no "otherness" in their identity.

Addressing an event in Geneva which marked the 50th anniversary of the migration of Turks to Switzerland, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Turkey views Turks in Switzerland and in the rest of Europe as "human bridges".

52 Million People in Africa Are Starving as a Result of Climate Change

More than 52 million people in 18 African countries are starving as a result of climate change, poverty and armed conflict, according to a Oxfam report.

Countries such as Zimbabwe, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar and Namibia together suffered average annual losses of $ 700 million as a result of climate-related disasters, the report said.

More than 42 People Died in a Landslide in Cameroon

At least 42 people have died in a landslide caused by heavy rainfall in Western Cameroon, local authorities said today, cited by the France Press.

There are reports of dozens more buried beneath the masses following last night's landslide in the western province of Bafoussam, where a rescue operation is underway, province governor Fonka Awa Augustine said.

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