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Author tells of kidnapping by pirates he’d gone to interview

Sunday July 22, 2018 Michael Scott Moore is walking a bit gingerly these days, but it has nothing to do with the 2½ years he spent imprisoned by Somali pirates, the beatings he suffered, his time spent in chains or the lousy food that caused him to lose 40 pounds. “I got thumped by a […]

BY ALLISON BAKER Monday July 16, 2018 Growing up, Riya Jama loved the Harry Potter books. But as she worked her way through the series, she started wondering why there were no Somali witches or wizards in a world where it seemed like anything was possible. Jama turned to her father, who asked her a […]

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Trump meets Putin after denouncing ‘stupidity’ of U.S. policy on Russia

Jeff Mason, Andrew Osborn Monday July 16, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump and Russia’s President Vladimir Putin shake hands as they meet in Helsinki, Finland July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque HELSINKI (Reuters) – Donald Trump met one-on-one with Vladimir Putin behind closed doors on Monday in a long-awaited summit overshadowed by the U.S. president blaming […]

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Ethiopia hails its charismatic young leader as a peacemaker

Abiy Ahmed is being compared with Mandela and Gorbachev. Can he help transform a region beset by war, tyranny and poverty? Sunday July 15, 2018 Dancers welcome Eritrea’s leader, Isaias Afwerki, to Addis Ababa. Photograph: Tiksa Negeri/Reuters The flags of the two nations flew bright and sharp. The two leaders waved at the happy crowds. […]

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Turkey issues presidential decrees reshaping institutions

Sunday July 15, 2018 Turkey issued presidential decrees on Sunday reshaping key political, military and bureaucratic institutions as part of the transformation to a powerful executive presidency triggered by last month’s election. President Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in on Monday under the new system and now holds sweeping powers, allowing him to issue decrees on […]

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2 blasts, gunfire heard near Somalia’s presidential palace

Saturday July 14, 2018 Two large explosions followed by gunfire were heard Saturday near the presidential palace in Somalia’s capital, with police saying two people including an attacker were killed. The midday blasts came a week after a similar attack on the interior ministry compound in Mogadishu killed at least nine people. Police Capt. Mohamed […]

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Tuesday July 10, 2018 Britain’s colourful foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigned on Monday, apparently in protest at the government’s Brexit plans, ditching an international summit to walk out after months of publicly challenging the prime minister. With his gaffes, sharp wit and populist rhetoric, the former London mayor was a leading campaigner to leave the […]

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Ethiopia removes ‘terrorist’ label from three opposition groups

Thursday July 5, 2018 Ethiopia removed three opposition groups from its list of “terrorist” organisations on Thursday, the latest sign of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed charting a new course for one of Africa’s most tightly controlled states. The state-run Fana Broadcasting Corporation said parliament had voted unanimously to remove the “terrorist” label ascribed to the […]

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Behind the secret U.S. war in Africa

Monday July 2, 2018 American special operations teams are playing a more direct role in military actions against suspected terrorists in Africa than the Pentagon has publicly acknowledged, planning and participating in combat raids by African troops in multiple countries including Somalia, Kenya, Tunisia and Niger, under a set of classified programs. In repeated public […]

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UN, AU envoys conduct security assessment on transition plan in Somalia

Thursday June 28, 2018 A team from the UN and African Union missions in Somalia ended a three-day visit to southern Somalia on Thursday to assess ongoing preparations for transfer of security responsibilities to the government. Francisco Madeira, Special Representative of the Chairperson of the AU Commission, and Lisa Filipetto, head of the UN Support […]

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Monday June 25, 2018 Nairobi (HOL) – A highly controversial Ethiopian Colonel who enjoyed a lengthy career as Addis Ababa’s point man in Mogadishu has been dismissed by IGAD (Intergovernmental Authority on Development). Col. Gebregziabher Alemseged, known to most Somalis as simply ‘General Gabre’ was sacked on Thursday from his position as a Senior Political Advisor […]

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Somaliland bans operations of privately owned newspaper

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Man who held Amanda Lindhout hostage in Somalia gets 15 years in prison Malegra DXT online, cheap lioresal. By Tamara Khandaker Jun 18, 2018 A decade after journalist Amanda Lindhout was kidnapped in Somalia, an Ottawa court has sentenced one of the men involved to 15 years in prison in the case, which is the first of its […]

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Ethiopia seeks to legitimise port deals with Somalia

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Turkey to convert former Ottoman barrack into library

Sunday June 17, 2018 A former Ottoman barrack will be turned into Turkey’s biggest library with a capacity of 7 million books in Istanbul, an official from Turkish Culture Ministry told Anadolu Agency. “The plan is to construct Turkey’s biggest library and book valley. Once [the project is] complete, it will also be a candidate […]

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UN says 53 people killed by tropical cyclone in Somalia

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AU mission intensities Somali operations after army base attack

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1 U.S. soldier killed, 4 wounded in attack in Somalia

Brand Viagra for sale, acquire lioresal. Friday June 8, 2018 By MATTHEW PENNINGTON and CARA ANNA One U.S. special operations soldier was killed and four U.S. service members wounded in an “enemy attack” Friday in Somalia, the U.S. military said — casualties that are likely to put renewed scrutiny on America’s counterterror operations in Africa. […]

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Landlocked Ethiopia Plans to Build Navy, Prime Minister Says

Sunday June 3, 2018 Landlocked Ethiopia is planning to build a navy, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said during a briefing of the heads of the country’s National Defense Force. “Following the efforts made to build capacity of our national defense, we built one of the stronger ground and air forces in Africa,” the ruling party-funded […]

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UN pledges 2.7 mln USD to help Somaliland communities affected by cyclone

Wednesday May 30, 2018 The UN on Tuesday pledged 2.7 million U.S. dollars to help Somaliland communities affected by cyclone which left at least 25 people dead and displaced thousand others. Peter de Clercq, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia who visited the self-declared semi-autonomous region, said the response to the combination of events- storm, […]

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Tuesday May 29, 2018 By Emil Gjerding Nielson Blocks of houses are seen in Mjolnerparken, a housing estate that features on the Danish government’s “Ghetto List”, in Copenhagen, Denmark, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly COPENHAGEN, May 29 (Reuters) – In urban areas of Denmark officially designated as “ghettos,” some residents feel stigmatized and excluded from […]

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Guuto ciidamada Ruushka ka midah oo Somaali loogu magacdaray

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Tuesday May 29, 2018 Abdifatah Osman loved his family and his two children. And to some of his friends, he was like family. They called him “Upti.” Somali for uncle. Those same friends, reflecting on the life of Osman on Monday, one day after he was shot and killed in his Greenboro-area neighbourhood, spoke of […]

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Recent stabbings in London hit highest death rate since 2003

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U.A.E. Raises the Stakes to Stop Foreigners From Leaving Dubai

By Netty Idayu Ismail , Filipe Pacheco , and Matthew Martin Tuesday May 22, 2018 Skyscrapers sit at Dubai Marina.Photographer: Razan Alzayani/Bloomberg The United Arab Emirates is taking its most drastic steps yet to stop Saudi Arabia or Qatar from encroaching on its lead in attracting foreign investors.In an unprecedented departure in policy, the U.A.E. […]

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