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Manila Standard Today
Pentagon steps up attacks in SomaliaAFRICOM announced a sixth strike that killed “several” Shabaab militants 60 mil
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 hours ago
AFRICOM announced a sixth strike that killed “several” Shabaab militants 60 miles (97 kilometers) northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. AFP The surge in activity comes after President Donald Trump in March loosened constraints on the US military in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Assailants Hurl Grenade At Security Checkpoint in MogadishuAssailants believed to be Al Shabaab militants were reported to have hurled a g
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Assailants believed to be Al Shabaab militants were reported to have hurled a grenade bomb at a security checkpoint in Mogadishu, the Somali capital on Monday morning. A witness has confirmed to Radio Shabelle that the attack was targeted... Read more
11h
AllAfrica.com
Elder Shot Dead in MogadishuUnidentified gunmen have shot and killed a prominent Somali elder in Mogadishu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Unidentified gunmen have shot and killed a prominent Somali elder in Mogadishu on Sunday night, Police and witnesses said. Hassan Jaciir, the elder who involved in the recent parliamentary election and voted for Federal MPs from HirShabelle state,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Assailants Murder Prominent Elder Outside a Mosque in MogadishuSuspected Al Shabaab assailants have gunned down a prominent Somali elder in th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Suspected Al Shabaab assailants have gunned down a prominent Somali elder in the capital, Mogadishu on Thursday, the latest in string of killings in the seaside city over the past few months. The elder who was identified as Nur Afey was shot dead by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PM Vows to Flush Out Al Shabaab From Whole Countrybastion has hailed the move and said his administration will take part the oper
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
bastion has hailed the move and said his administration will take part the operation. Since Oct 14 truck bombing in Mogadishu which left more than 400 people dead, Somali Federal Government has been gearing up a new offensive to flush out... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Road closures for the Telkom 947 Cycle Challengethe seizure of Raqa Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in and who's out? The Fifa scand
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 hours ago
the seizure of Raqa Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in and who's out? The Fifa scandal timeline Bomb blast kills hundreds in Mogadishu Timeline for 2018 World Cup Alternatives to curb climate change Who has qualified for 2018 World Cup so... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Key players in Zimbabwethe seizure of Raqa Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in and who's out? The Fifa scand
Eye Witness News / Posted 13 hours ago
the seizure of Raqa Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in and who's out? The Fifa scandal timeline Bomb blast kills hundreds in Mogadishu Timeline for 2018 World Cup Alternatives to curb climate change Who has qualified for 2018 World Cup so... Read more
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FOX News
US carries out sixth straight day of airstrikes in Somaliagroup, al-Shabaab. A defense official tells Fox that a drone carried out the s
FOX News / Posted 22 hours ago
group, al-Shabaab. A defense official tells Fox that a drone carried out the strike 60 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. The U.S. military has carried out airstrikes for six consecutive days in Somalia beginning last Thursday, killing... Read more
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FOX News
Hundreds more US troops now in Somalia, but Pentagon denies 'build up'some of opportunities to do those strikes." Last month, al-Shabaab was blamed
FOX News / Posted 22 hours ago
some of opportunities to do those strikes." Last month, al-Shabaab was blamed for a truck bombing in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu which killed over 300 people. The head of the Pentagon's joint staff said there's no link between the fall of the... Read more
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FOX News
Hundreds more US troops now in Somalia, but Pentagon denies 'build up'some of opportunities to do those strikes." Last month, al-Shabaab was blamed
FOX News / Posted 22 hours ago
some of opportunities to do those strikes." Last month, al-Shabaab was blamed for a truck bombing in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu which killed over 300 people. The head of the Pentagon's joint staff said there's no link between the fall of the... Read more
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FOX News
US carries out sixth straight day of airstrikes in Somaliagroup, al-Shabaab. A defense official tells Fox that a drone carried out the s
FOX News / Posted 22 hours ago
group, al-Shabaab. A defense official tells Fox that a drone carried out the strike 60 miles northwest of the capital, Mogadishu. The U.S. military has carried out airstrikes for six consecutive days in Somalia beginning last Thursday, killing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Experts Worry Over Proposed Amisom Withdrawalon his part states that AMISOM needs to strengthen itself to ensure stability i
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
on his part states that AMISOM needs to strengthen itself to ensure stability in the country but the central government in Mogadishu carries the main burden to contain the problem. If goes spiral out of control, Al Shabaab could use Somalia as... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Pot luck: A look at the 32 teams heading to the 2018 World Cupthe seizure of Raqa Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in and who's out? The Fifa scand
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
the seizure of Raqa Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in and who's out? The Fifa scandal timeline Bomb blast kills hundreds in Mogadishu Timeline for 2018 World Cup Alternatives to curb climate change Who has qualified for 2018 World Cup so... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The world in briefable to advance the political process in his country in the coming days and wee
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
able to advance the political process in his country in the coming days and weeks." U.S. again strikes Somali extremists MOGADISHU, Somalia -- The U.S. military said Wednesday that it had carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab that killed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somalia's Peace, Security Need Continued Support(AMISOM). Its military engagement under AMISOM, as a result, has obliged the te
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
(AMISOM). Its military engagement under AMISOM, as a result, has obliged the terrorist group ran off from key areas of Mogadishu. What is more, it is enabled to sustain relative peace with in the region. Few months ago, however, the Peace and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU to Deploy an Extra 500 Police Officers to Somaliaand done in a manner that does not compromise the safety and security of the So
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and done in a manner that does not compromise the safety and security of the Somali people," Madeira told journalists in Mogadishu. As result of this, he said, troop movements have started in different parts of the Horn of Africa nation and will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Quits, 2nd in Less Than Two Monthsresigned on Wednesday, citing personal circumstances. The minister announced he
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
resigned on Wednesday, citing personal circumstances. The minister announced her resignation during a press conference in Mogadishu. Qasim who was among the cabinet appointed by Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre in late March this year has made a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Conducts Further Airstrikes Against Al-Shabaab in Somaliastrike occurred at approximately 3 a.m. against Al-Shabaab in the Lower Shabell
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
strike occurred at approximately 3 a.m. against Al-Shabaab in the Lower Shabelle Region about 64 km west of the capital of Mogadishu. According to Africom, the second separate strike occurred at approximately 9 a.m. against IS in Puntland in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
US Targets Al-Shabaab Militants in Airstrikereleased Wednesday. The operation, conducted Tuesday, was carried out some 97
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
released Wednesday. The operation, conducted Tuesday, was carried out some 97 kilometers northwest of the capital, Mogadishu, the U.S. Africa Command said in a statement. Somali officials say an ongoing operation against the extremist... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mayor Thabit in Rome to Bolster Investment in Mogadishuand international relations on Wednesday gathered in Rome for the Africa Cities
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and international relations on Wednesday gathered in Rome for the Africa Cities Investment Conference. Somalia's capital Mogadishu was among the ten African cities represented in the conference that aims at linking growing urban centers to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Releases List of Deadly Car Bomb Suspectsthe suspects behind last month's deadly truck bombing that killed more than 350
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the suspects behind last month's deadly truck bombing that killed more than 350 people and injured more than 400 others in Mogadishu. Security Minister Mohamed Abukar Islow named seven suspects, including Husein Aden Madey, identified as the... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
It's not safe to hide from the worldaccess to news around the globe, we can empathize with the victims of the shoot
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
access to news around the globe, we can empathize with the victims of the shooting in Las Vegas and the truck bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia. And that is a critically important thing for all of us to do. The focus on unimaginably terrible mass... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Panel to discuss Islamic views on terrorA panel discussion called Remembering Mogadishu: Understanding Islamic Perspect
The Brantford Expositor / Posted yesterday
A panel discussion called Remembering Mogadishu: Understanding Islamic Perspectives on Terrorism will be held this month at Laurier Brantford. The panel discussion, open to the public, will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at... Read more
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Lake Placid News
US drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-ShababMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military said Wednesday it has carried out a
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The U.S. military said Wednesday it has carried out another drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists, the latest in a weeklong series of strikes that have left dozens dead. The U.S. Africa... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-ShababBy ABDI GULED Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military sa
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
By ABDI GULED Associated Press MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military said Wednesday it has carried out another drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists, the latest in a weeklong series of strikes that have left... Read more
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The Hill
US conducts missile strike in Somalia against al Qaeda-linked terror groupwith the Somali government that killed "several" al Shabaab militants in a stri
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
with the Somali government that killed "several" al Shabaab militants in a strike about 60 miles outside the capital of Mogadishu, U.S. Africa Command said Wednesday, according to reports. NEW: U.S. conducted airstrike 60 miles west of... Read more
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The Hindu
US drone strike in Somalia kills ‘several’ with al-Shababbut growing presence of Islamic State group fighters. Today’s US military stat
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
but growing presence of Islamic State group fighters. Today’s US military statement says the airstrike was carried out yesterday evening about 96 kilometers northwest of the capital, Mogadishu, and occurred in coordination with Somalia’s governm... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. mounts air strike against al Shabaab militants in SomaliaMOGADISHU (Reuters) - The United States military has carried out an air strike
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The United States military has carried out an air strike in Somalia against al Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgency that wants to topple the U.N.-backed government, the U.S. Africa Command said on Wednesday. It said... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-ShababMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone str
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists. The U.S. Africa Command says this is the 28th such airstrike this year in Somalia against both the... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
US drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-ShababMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone str
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists. The U.S. Africa Command says this is the 28th such airstrike this year in Somalia against both the... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
US drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-Shababof Islamic State group fighters. Wednesday's U.S. military statement says the
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 2 days ago
of Islamic State group fighters. Wednesday's U.S. military statement says the airstrike was carried out Tuesday evening about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northwest of the capital, Mogadishu, and occurred in coordination with Somalia's g... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
US drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-ShababMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone str
Hawaii News Now / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists. The U.S. Africa Command says this is the 28th such airstrike this year in Somalia against both the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
US drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-ShababMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone str
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists. The U.S. Africa Command says this is the 28th such airstrike this year in Somalia against both the... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
US drone strike in Somalia kills 'several' with al-ShababMOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone str
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The U.S. military says it has carried out a drone strike against al-Shabab in Somalia that killed several extremists. The U.S. Africa Command says this is the 28th such airstrike this year in Somalia against both the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somali Govt Identifies Masterminds of Oct 14 Truck BombingWays Aka Duaale who would be the second suicide bomber, Abdiweli Ahmed Dirie, t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Ways Aka Duaale who would be the second suicide bomber, Abdiweli Ahmed Dirie, the group's head of explosive experts in Mogadishu, Mukhtar Mohamed known as Gardhuub, senior leader and Abdullahi Abdi Warsame," said Islow. The minister noted that... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitand sun;81;71;Spotty showers;81;72;NNE;11;71%;70%;3 Minsk, Belarus;Partly sunn
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
and sun;81;71;Spotty showers;81;72;NNE;11;71%;70%;3 Minsk, Belarus;Partly sunny;38;36;Cloudy;42;33;WSW;9;69%;4%;0 Mogadishu, Somalia;Partly sunny;88;78;Mostly sunny, nice;88;78;E;11;64%;11%;9 Montevideo, Uruguay;A severe... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiusand sun;27;22;Spotty showers;27;22;NNE;17;71%;70%;3 Minsk, Belarus;Partly sunn
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
and sun;27;22;Spotty showers;27;22;NNE;17;71%;70%;3 Minsk, Belarus;Partly sunny;3;2;Cloudy;6;0;WSW;14;69%;4%;0 Mogadishu, Somalia;Partly sunny;31;25;Mostly sunny, nice;31;25;E;17;64%;11%;9 Montevideo, Uruguay;A severe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Sends Medical Relief to SomaliaForeign Affairs and Cooperation said that the charity act follows last month's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Foreign Affairs and Cooperation said that the charity act follows last month's horrific terror attack in Zobe District of Mogadishu town which has left over 250 people dead. During the reception of the relief by Abdinasir Saeed Musse, the Deputy... Read more
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Herald Sun
Deaths put spotlight on secret waralso suspected to be responsible for the deadly truck bombing which killed at l
Herald Sun / Posted 2 days ago
also suspected to be responsible for the deadly truck bombing which killed at least 276 people and injured 300 on a crowded Mogadishu street last month. US forces are confronting the deadly jihadist challenge in Africa head on. This week the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Troops Complicit With Al Shabaab Charcoal Exports Says UNSomalia's federal government warning businesses against getting involved with t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Somalia's federal government warning businesses against getting involved with the militants financially, the inability of Mogadishu to fully monitor these payments restricts its abilities to effectively enforce its warnings. Federal institutions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suicide Car Bomb Hits AMISOM Convoy Near Mogadishuconfirmed dead, and several wounded after a car bomb blast struck a military co
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
confirmed dead, and several wounded after a car bomb blast struck a military convoy transporting African Union forces near Mogadishu, the Somali capital. A witness said a Toyota Noah packed with explosives was detonated at AMISOM armored vehicles... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
40 Islamists Killed in Four Days of Strikes, U.S. Saysstrikes were carried out by the US Africa Command, and followed two devastating
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
strikes were carried out by the US Africa Command, and followed two devastating attacks attributed to Islamic militants in Mogadishu that left about 385 people dead last month. The surge in US operations came after President Donald Trump in March... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Airstrikes Kill 40 Militantsalready struggles to combat al-Shabab, an ally of al-Qaida, which is blamed for
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
already struggles to combat al-Shabab, an ally of al-Qaida, which is blamed for last month's truck bombing in the capital, Mogadishu, that killed more than 350 in the country's deadliest attack. The Trump administration early this year approved... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Profile of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabethe seizure of Raqa Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in and who's out? The Fifa scand
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
the seizure of Raqa Cabinet reshuffle: Who's in and who's out? The Fifa scandal timeline Bomb blast kills hundreds in Mogadishu Timeline for 2018 World Cup Alternatives to curb climate change Who has qualified for 2018 World Cup so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Asks Amisom Troops to Stay on in Somalia, Pledges Supportgoes through, especially now that Al Shabaab has increased the number of suicid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
goes through, especially now that Al Shabaab has increased the number of suicide bombings such as the October 14 attack in Mogadishu that killed over 300. The UN Security Council has endorsed the withdrawal of another 1,000 troops from Somalia by... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Deaths put spotlight on secret waralso suspected to be responsible for the deadly truck bombing which killed at l
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
also suspected to be responsible for the deadly truck bombing which killed at least 276 people and injured 300 on a crowded Mogadishu street last month. US forces are confronting the deadly jihadist challenge in Africa head on. This week the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Fahrenheitshower in places;81;72;NNE;11;69%;56%;4 Minsk, Belarus;Mostly cloudy;38;30;A s
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
shower in places;81;72;NNE;11;69%;56%;4 Minsk, Belarus;Mostly cloudy;38;30;A shower in the p.m.;40;37;WSW;10;87%;64%;1 Mogadishu, Somalia;Partial sunshine;87;77;Sunny and pleasant;88;78;E;10;62%;7%;10 Montevideo, Uruguay;Sunny;85;68;A severe... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Celsiusshower in places;27;22;NNE;17;69%;56%;4 Minsk, Belarus;Mostly cloudy;3;-1;A sh
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
shower in places;27;22;NNE;17;69%;56%;4 Minsk, Belarus;Mostly cloudy;3;-1;A shower in the p.m.;4;3;WSW;16;87%;64%;1 Mogadishu, Somalia;Partial sunshine;30;25;Sunny and pleasant;31;26;E;15;62%;7%;10 Montevideo, Uruguay;Sunny;29;20;A severe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lessons From Somalia - Building Community Resilience Is Crucialof xenophobic and criminal attacks resulting in about 40 deaths to date in 2017
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of xenophobic and criminal attacks resulting in about 40 deaths to date in 2017 alone. By DAVID BAX. The recent bombing in Mogadishu, when an improvised explosive device built on the back of a truck exploded in a vulnerable location killing as many... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somaliland Vote Has Local and International SignificanceAfrican and western nations maintained that independence needs to come through
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
African and western nations maintained that independence needs to come through negotiations with Somalia's government in Mogadishu. "That's frustrating for Somaliland because they say there's not really a responsible government in the south to... Read more
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