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Unidentified warplanes kill three civilians in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 117 | Monday 2nd April 2018 18:03:58
At least three civilians have been killed and four others sustained injuries when unidentified warplanes reportedly attacked Kamjiroon village which lies 25km west of Kismayo town.

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Refugees in Indonesia selling sex to survive

0 Visits: 139 | Monday 2nd April 2018 14:50:15
Homeless mother-of-three, Nimo, fled to Indonesia from Somalia after Islamists killed her family, but with prostitution as the only way to survive, she tearily says her life in Jakarta is "much harder" than her war-torn homeland.

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Erdogan calls Netanyahu 'terrorist', Israel 'terrorist state'

0 Visits: 120 | Monday 2nd April 2018 14:41:40
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over his comments targeting Turkey's ongoing military operation in the northwestern Syrian region of Afrin.

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Shabab says it killed Ugandan peacekeepers in Somalia

0 Visits: 172 | Monday 2nd April 2018 14:39:26
NAIROBI, Kenya — Islamist militants in Somalia carried out multiple coordinated attacks against African Union peacekeeping forces on Sunday, and claimed to have killed at least 59 Ugandan soldiers.

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Large crack in East African Rift is evidence of continent splitting in two

0 Visits: 187 | Saturday 31st March 2018 16:35:59
A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western Kenya. The tear, which continues to grow, caused part of the Nairobi-Narok highway to collapse and was accompanied by seismic activity in the area.

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Saturday's session to impeach Jawari cancelled after Presidential intervention

0 Visits: 178 | Saturday 31st March 2018 15:58:05
The Lower House sitting scheduled for Saturday has been called off the following intervention by Somali President, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, officials said.

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ICE just deported 25 Somalis who said they were physically and sexually abused in detention

0 Visits: 129 | Saturday 31st March 2018 15:47:15
For 25 Somali migrants who alleged Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers physically and sexually abused them while in custody, their time in the U.S. has ended.

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Somalia calls for UN action against UAE base in Berbera

0 Visits: 157 | Wednesday 28th March 2018 20:38:00
Somalia has urged the United Nations Security Council to take action against the construction of a United Arab Emirates (UAE) military base in Somaliland.

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Sudan, Qatar ink $4 billion deal to develop Suakin seaport

0 Visits: 174 | Wednesday 28th March 2018 20:23:49
Sudan and Qatar on Monday signed a $4-billion agreement to develop the former Ottoman port city of Suakin in northeastern Sudan.

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Agriculture Remains Key to Somalia's Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction

0 Visits: 136 | Wednesday 28th March 2018 20:22:01
The World Bank and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) released today a new joint report titled,Rebuilding Resilient and Sustainable Agriculture in Somalia,outlining the challenges and opportunities for Somalia's agriculture sector.

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Ex-militia member testifies in Kansas bomb plot case

0 Visits: 146 | Tuesday 27th March 2018 14:45:40
A former militia officer testified Monday that he left the group in 2016 following the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub out of concern some of the other members were plotting to attack Somalis in their small Kansas community.

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We created Jubaland to secure Kenya's borders, DPP nominee tells MPs

0 Visits: 156 | Tuesday 27th March 2018 14:35:13
Kenya's plan to carve out a semi-autonomous region called Jubaland in Somalia had already been finalised as early as 2010.

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Former PM calls for dialogue to resolve escalating political row in Somalia

0 Visits: 155 | Tuesday 27th March 2018 14:24:25
Former Somali Prime Ministef, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharma'arke has called on Somali leaders to resolve their differences through constitutional and peaceful means.

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Ethiopia re-arrests recently freed politicians, journalists

0 Visits: 126 | Tuesday 27th March 2018 14:20:05
Ethiopian security forces have re-arrested a number of recently freed politicians and journalists as they gathered for a social event outside the capital, Addis Ababa, with family and friends, a lawyer said Monday.

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Somalia to start talks with Kenya over border dispute

0 Visits: 166 | Monday 26th March 2018 17:09:46
Nairobi (HLN) - Delegates from Somalia and Kenya are scheduled to start talks over border dispute on Tuesday in Nairobi.

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WATHC: Rise in hate crimes prompts workshop for women's safety

0 Visits: 112 | Monday 26th March 2018 16:42:57
SEATTLE – Hate crimes in Seattle is why more than a dozen women attended a workshop called "Hijabs and Harassment" in West Seattle. They say wearing a hijab as part of their religion makes them a target for harassment.

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Refugee resettlements in U.S., Maine plummet under Trump administration

0 Visits: 108 | Monday 26th March 2018 16:25:59
Agencies report new arrivals have slowed to a trickle under restrictions that also have stalled reunification of families here with relatives they left behind.

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UPDATE: Three dead in large explosion targeting interior ministry

0 Visits: 117 | Sunday 25th March 2018 17:31:26
Mogadishu (HLN) - Mogadishu was struck by a large explosion and gunfire on Sunday afternoon near the parliament headquarters,

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Former President reportedly denied US Visa

0 Visits: 137 | Sunday 25th March 2018 16:26:45
Former Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was reportedly denied a U.S. Visa after being booked to speak at two New England area events.

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AU mission trains Somali police officers on human rights

0 Visits: 111 | Sunday 25th March 2018 15:50:18
The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Saturday wrapped up gender awareness training for about 98 Somali police officers in four regional states in Somalia to help broaden their knowledge on human rights.

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