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Somaliland: Gashamo Massacre Derails Security in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 1259 | Saturday June 11, 2016 - 10:30:56
The massacre of more than 24 civilians (over 30 wounded) in the hands of the notorious paramilitary military forces known as "Liyuu Police" in the Gashamo District (the most easterly district of the Somali region in Ethiopia) has caused a great deal of tension and anger in the area. There is…

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IN PICTURES: Bloody aftermath of AU base attack in central Somalia

0 Visits: 527 | Saturday June 11, 2016 - 09:22:04
One day after fighters from the Al-Qaeda linked Al Shabab group attacked an African Union military base in central Somalia, first footages show harrowing scenes with bodies, some riddled with bullets littering across the army barracks in what appeared to be a mass killings. Ads By Google African Union…

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Libyan forces 're-take Sirte port from IS militants'

0 Visits: 395 | Saturday June 11, 2016 - 09:09:14
Libyan forces say they have re-taken control of the port in the city of Sirte, after fierce fighting against militants from so-called Islamic State. Sirte is the most significant IS stronghold outside Iraq and Syria. Earlier this week warplanes bombed IS positions in Sirte while naval forces fired missiles…

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India road crashes kill 146,133 people in 2015

0 Visits: 376 | Saturday June 11, 2016 - 09:07:09
More than 140,000 people were killed on India's roads last year, according to figures released by the government. The total number of fatalities represent an increase of 4.6% on the previous year. More than half of the people killed in more than 500,000 road accidents last year were aged 15-34.…

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Indian woman kidnapped in Afghanistan

0 Visits: 296 | Saturday June 11, 2016 - 09:04:24
An Indian aid worker has been kidnapped in the Afghan capital, Kabul, Indian officials say. Media reports identified the woman as 40-year-old Judith D'Souza from the eastern city of Kolkata (Calcutta). Ms D'Souza is an employee of the NGO Aga Khan Development Network, which works in rural development,…

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Puntland:- National farewell funeral made for assassinated chairwoman of Mudug women's associatio

0 Visits: 556 | Friday June 10, 2016 - 07:54:15
More Puntland officials led by Mudug Governor , Hassan Mohamed Khalif and well-know Scholars had attended the national burial made for the Dhudi Yusuf Aden, chairwoman of Mudug women's associatio

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Puntland:-Ten suspects arrested in murder of female activist

0 Visits: 517 | Friday June 10, 2016 - 07:16:48
The local Security forces of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous region of Puntland have on Thursday arrested ten suspects linked to the murder of female activist. Puntland security officials say army has launched on Thursday morning a house-house searches at villages in nothern Galkayo, headquarters…

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Women's association chairlady killed in central Somalia

0 Visits: 278 | Friday June 10, 2016 - 07:10:56
Assailants in central Somalia have shot and killed a leading chairwoman in the town of Galkacyo city on Wednesday evening, 750Km north of Somali capital, Mogadishu. Dhudi Yusuf Aden, chairwoman of Mudug women's association has been gunned down outside her house in northern Galkayo by man armed with…

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Journalist shot and killed in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 251 | Monday June 06, 2016 - 07:46:48
New York, June 6, 2016-Somali authorities should thoroughly investigate the killing on Sunday of journalist Sagal Salad Osman and bring those responsible to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

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Austin:- 18-year-old charged with sexual assault after allegedly raping an unresponsive female

0 Visits: 875 | Friday June 03, 2016 - 02:51:07
18-year-old man charged with sexual assault after allegedly raping an unresponsive female on a downtown Austin park bench in front of U.S. Courthouse. Police responded to a "hot shot" call in the early morning hours of May 19th. Around 2 a.m. that morning officers arrived on the scene near 4th…

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IN MEMORIAM: AMBASSADOR GARAD

0 Visits: 581 | Wednesday May 25, 2016 - 04:56:43
By Ismail Ali Ismail Garaad Ambassador Mahammed Garad Ambassador Mahammed Garad, scion of the Sultan family of Eastern Sanaag, passed away at his home in Maryland, U.S.A., on the night of 16 May 2016, having succumbed to a cancer he had been fighting for some time. He was surrounded by family, relatives…

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Avoiding vote in parliament, Somalia President approves Election Model

0 Visits: 302 | Sunday May 22, 2016 - 19:12:27
Federal Government of Somalia (FGS)'s President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has approved controversial election modality by decree without vote in parliament amid mounting international pressure, Garowe Online reports. Mohamud said, Somalia can't relapse into politics of chaos again with three months…

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BLOODY DAY IN SOOL AND SANAAG REGIONS OF SOMALIA

0 Visits: 826 | Saturday May 21, 2016 - 21:13:40
The Northeast Federal State of Somalia Office of the President For Immediate Release The Northeast State of Somalia condemns the violent actions of Somaliland against the innocent civilians in Sool and Sanaag regions of Somalia. We mourn the heartbreaking loss in Laas Anood and Erigabo. The violence…

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United States concern delays in Somalia's electoral proces

0 Visits: 376 | Saturday May 21, 2016 - 21:10:02
Press Statement Mark C. Toner Deputy Department Spokesperson Washington, DC May 20, 2016 T2he United States is increasingly concerned about delays in the 2016 Somali electoral process. The Federal Government of Somalia, Somali parliament, and regional leaders have repeatedly voiced their commitment…

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Puntland:-Well-known businessman shot dead in Galkayo

0 Visits: 497 | Monday May 09, 2016 - 01:41:54
Late Omar Mohamed Abdulle was killed in front of a mosque shortly after dusk prayers according to Galkayo Mayor Abdiasis Jama Nugal

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Somalia:- Puntland President attends Gelle's Inaugaration in Djibouti

0 Visits: 387 | Monday May 09, 2016 - 01:16:20
The President of Puntland Abdiweli Mohamed Ali jetted out of the country yesterday afternoon to attend the swearing in ceremony of his Djibouti counterpart President Ismael Omar Gelle upon his inauguration for the fourth time after winning an overwhelming majority in a walkover election that just ended…

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Somali:-ISIS Dangerous then Al-Shabab" Says" Former Puntland Intelligence Agency,

0 Visits: 688 | Friday May 06, 2016 - 03:27:26
The growth of an ISIS faction is a greater threat to Somali security than Al-Shabab, according to a former intelligence director. A cell of the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Somalia has grown in size by a factor of five in the space of just nine months, according to an ex-Somali intelligence…

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Puntland Security Minister wounded in Bossaso gunfire Exchange

0 Visits: 344 | Friday May 06, 2016 - 03:23:52
GAROWE, Somalia-Puntland Security Minister Abdi Hirsi Ali (Qarjab) has sustained gunshot wounds to his leg after being caught in a cross fire of a shootout in Bossaso port city on Thursday, Garowe Online reports. Bari regional Police Commander Abdihakin Yusuf noted that several people were wounded in…

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Somalia: Somaliland detains prominent cleric in terrorism probe

0 Visits: 454 | Thursday May 05, 2016 - 02:41:48
Somaliland counterterrorism units broke into the residence of well-known cleric in a raid overnight on Sunday, Garowe Online reports.

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Somalia: Puntland Human Rights Defender Report

0 Visits: 363 | Thursday May 05, 2016 - 02:05:57
We present here the first annual report issued by the OPHRD which coincides with the commemoration of its first anniversary. During our first year, we concentrated on setting up this office in all Puntland's regions and to outreach to different communities to explain what the OPHRD's objective…

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