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US Embassy launches American Shelf Nauru

The Regional Public Diplomacy Officer Rebecca Archer-Knepper opened the Shelf last Saturday.

The American Shelf Nauru will provide more information and resources about the United States and studying there; encourage more local development and literacy, and enable the pursuit of STEM studies.

The Shelf is open to the public with variety of learning materials to provide information about U.S. history, education, culture and values.

With this opening all the countries accredited to Embassy Suva have an American Space.

 

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Car bomb kills eight people near US Embassy in Kabul

Three U.S. troops were among the wounded, a US military official said.

The blast hit at 7:55 a.m. (local time) in Kabul police district 9, near the embassy and Supreme Court, according to interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish.

The convoy targeted was mine-resistant and can withstand ambushes, coalition officials tweeted.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. In a statement posted by its media arm Amaq, the terror group said one of its members targeted "a column of American forces."

PNG journalist to observe U.S. election

Lahoc is a journalist at the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) in Lae, Morobe Province.

In a statement, the Embassy says: “His experience as a journalist has focused on advocacy for improved education and informing the public on industrial, economic and environmental implications and benefits of large international projects in the province”.

The program Lahoc will join is the “Edward R. Murrow Project for Journalists for East Asia and Pacific” and runs from October 31 through November 18 in the United States. 

Man shot dead outside US Embassy in Kenya

"The officer fired back in self-defense and managed to kill (the attacker). My officer is in hospital in a stable condition. The victim died on the spot," Vitalis Otieno, the Gigiri division commanding officer of the Nairobi Police, told CNN.

The man killed was a Kenyan national, police said, but they are not releasing his name while the case is under investigation. His motive was not immediately clear.

The officer was stabbed in the head, Otieno said. Further details about the officer's injury weren't immediately available.