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Puntland:- President dissolves Galkayo council over security lapse

0 Visits: 564 | Tuesday July 05, 2016 - 23:35:32
President of Somalia's northeastern semi-autonomous state of Puntland Abdiwali Mohamed Ali Gaas has on Monday dissolved the local council of Galkayo city. The dissolving of the local council came after the city has been hit by series of attacks and assassinations targeted on senior officials and…

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In Kenya, PM says Africa trip will help rebuild world majority for Israel [See VEDIO]

0 Visits: 519 | Tuesday July 05, 2016 - 23:29:01
Kenya — Hailing the importance of his current visit to four African countries, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday vowed to further expand Israel's ties with the entire continent, so much so as to eliminate the so-called automatic majority against the Jewish state in international forums…

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Somalia's president recently held first-ever meeting with Israeli PM

0 Visits: 432 | Tuesday July 05, 2016 - 23:22:04
Kenya – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently met with the president of Somalia in a first high-level contact between the two countries, a source close to the Somali leader told The Times of Israel.

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PUNTLAND ON A DANGEROUS PRECIPICE

0 Visits: 550 | Saturday July 02, 2016 - 08:50:15
By Mohamed Abshir The Puntland State of Somalia is on a dangerous precipice. More than two and half years after taking charge of the most stable region of Somalia, President Abdiweli Gas policies have erupted into political revelries, jeopardizing the security and stability of the region. The absence…

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Willie Kimani: Missing Kenyan lawyer found dead

0 Visits: 501 | Saturday July 02, 2016 - 08:33:09
The body of a Kenyan lawyer who was representing a client making a complaint against the police has been found. The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) said Willie Kimani's death was a "dark day for the rule of law in Kenya". Kenya's police have often been accused of brutality and they have been…

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Bangladesh forces clear Dhaka cafe and rescue hostages

0 Visits: 415 | Saturday July 02, 2016 - 08:29:03
Bangladeshi troops say they have cleared a cafe in the capital Dhaka, where gunmen on Friday took at least 20 hostages, including foreigners. They say 13 hostages, including four foreigners, were rescued and six attackers shot dead. However, the fate of other captives remains unclear. Several of those…

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U.S. MISSION TO SOMALIA ALARMED AT RADIO DALJIR CLOSURE

0 Visits: 440 | Saturday June 25, 2016 - 08:54:19
Press Statement US_DeptFor Immediate Release U.S. Mission to Somalia Alarmed at Radio Daljir Closure The United States Mission to Somalia is alarmed by the June 23 closure of Radio Daljir by the Puntland Minister of Information, in direct contradiction of the right of free expression. We urge the Puntland…

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Ex Bari Governor threatens to oust Puntland leadership

0 Visits: 719 | Saturday June 25, 2016 - 08:50:44
The former governor of Bari Abdisamad Mohamed Gallan who turned now as an opposition leader has threatened to attack Puntland to overthrow current president Abdiwali Gaas. Speaking to GalgalaNews, Gallan said he took army to liberate the people of Puntland from what he described a 'tyranny'…

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Somaliland: Gashamo Massacre Derails Security in Ethiopia

0 Visits: 1412 | 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: 659 | 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: 548 | 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: 523 | 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: 427 | 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: 688 | 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: 649 | 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: 411 | 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: 381 | 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: 1014 | 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: 711 | 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: 476 | 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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