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BLOODY DAY IN SOOL AND SANAAG REGIONS OF SOMALIA

0 Visits: 976 | 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: 502 | 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: 624 | 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: 519 | 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: 814 | 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: 468 | 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: 582 | 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: 497 | 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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British Army team in Somalia on UN peacekeeping duties

0 Visits: 450 | Monday May 02, 2016 - 06:07:15
A British Army team has arrived in Somalia as part of a United Nations mission to counter Islamist militants. An advance party of about 10 soldiers from Force Troop Command, 1 Div and Field Army training will support African Union peacekeeping efforts against the al-Shabab group.

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Somalia: Puntland President receives High Level delegation in Bossaso

0 Visits: 396 | Monday May 02, 2016 - 01:16:50
The President of Somalia's Puntland Government Abdiweli Mohamed Ali has received Italian and IGAD High Level delegations in Bossaso port city on Sunday, GaroweOnline reports. The delegation led by The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ambassador Mahboub…

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On Ethiopia's Charges of Terrorism Against Political Leaders

0 Visits: 465 | Sunday May 01, 2016 - 07:14:11
U.S. Department of State Saturday April 30, 2016 Ads By Google The United States is deeply concerned by the Government of Ethiopia's recent decision to file terrorism charges against Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) First Vice-Chairman Bekele Gerba and others in the Oromia region who were arrested…

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Marine General Picked to Lead US Africa Command

0 Visits: 417 | Sunday May 01, 2016 - 06:56:40
U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Marine Corps Lieutenant General Thomas Waldhauser to lead AFRICOM, the U.S. military's Africa Command. Defense Secretary Ash Carter called Waldhauser the "perfect pick" to lead AFRICOM. In a statement, Carter cited Waldhauser's leadership, management…

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Somaliland: State Returns Vehicle Belonging to Puntland VP

0 Visits: 444 | Sunday May 01, 2016 - 06:20:25
The government of Somaliland has returned to Garowe a vehicle belonging to the Puntland Vice president. The vehicle was brought to Somaliland by the driver of Punt land's VP Abdihakin Abdillahi Omar 'Amey' and nabbed by the army in Widhwidh town of Sool Region.

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India asks UK to deport Vijay Mallya

0 Visits: 631 | Saturday April 30, 2016 - 09:42:10
The Indian government has asked the UK to deport Vijay Mallya, the former head of Kingfisher Airlines, as part of an investigation into money laundering. The businessman, who is said to have debts of about $1bn, left India in March and is believed to be in the UK. Last week authorities in India revoked…

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Australian aid worker 'kidnapped' in Afghanistan

0 Visits: 409 | Saturday April 30, 2016 - 09:24:13
An Australian aid worker has been abducted in the city of Jalalabad in Afghanistan's east. Media reports identified the woman as 60-year-old Katherine Jane Wilson, also known as Kerry.

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US man Kim Dong-chul jailed for spying in North Korea

0 Visits: 450 | Saturday April 30, 2016 - 09:18:36
North Korea has sentenced a US man to 10 years of hard labour for spying. Kim Dong-chul, a 62-year-old naturalised US citizen born in South Korea, was arrested last October. Kim had made an apparent confession in Pyongyang last month in front of reporters, saying he was paid by South Korean intelligence…

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Kenya flooding: Search for building collapse victims

0 Visits: 490 | Saturday April 30, 2016 - 09:12:19
Rescuers in the Kenyan capital Nairobi are searching for dozens of people feared trapped after the collapse of a six-storey building in heavy rain. TV coverage from the scene showed a crowd gathering at the Huruma residential estate as rescuers dug for survivors. At least three people are known to have…

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Puntland:-Abdul Qadir Mumin used to be a key recruiter and facilitator for al-Shabaab

0 Visits: 1027 | Saturday April 30, 2016 - 07:51:27
A former British-based hate preacher has re-emerged in an ISIS video, leading a band of jihadis in Somalia. Abdul Qadir Mumin used to be a key recruiter and facilitator for the al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab in Somalia after fleeing his home in South London. He became one of the few high profile al-Shabaab…

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Somaliland: Hargeisa Caught Napping as Puntland Officials Tour Sool Region at Will

0 Visits: 443 | Monday April 25, 2016 - 21:48:39
Somalilandsun – A large delegation of senior Puntland officials were in a whirlwind tour of various parts of Sool region in Somaliland. The team led by Puntland interior minister Ahmed Kharaash accompanied by a heavily armed security detail entered Somaliland without any objection from sool regional…

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US ex-Senator Wofford, 90, to remarry to a man

0 Visits: 466 | Monday April 25, 2016 - 21:43:28
A former US senator will get remarried this week - to someone of a different sex from his first spouse. Harris Wofford, 90, wrote an opinion article in the New York Times voicing strong support for same-sex marriage. He said he felt lucky to live at a time when marriage had been "strengthened"…

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