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Al Shabaab Kills Dozens of AU Soldiers During a Raid in Somalia

0 Visits: 274 | Sunday April 01, 2018 - 19:40:39
MOGADISHU — Islamist insurgents battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding a car bomb outside their base, Somali police, military and the militants said.

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Ethiopia's Ruling Party Picks Ethnic Oromo, Abiy Ahmed, as PM

0 Visits: 609 | Wednesday March 28, 2018 - 08:22:40
ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia's ruling coalition on Tuesday elected as leader Abiy Ahmed, from the country's largest ethnic group the Oromo, paving the way for him to become prime minister, state media reported.

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We Created Jubbaland in Somalia as Buffer Zone for Kenya, Boasts New Kenya DPP

0 Visits: 990 | Tuesday March 27, 2018 - 07:45:29
NAIROBI — Kenya's plan to carve out a semi-autonomous region called Jubaland in Somalia had already been finalised as early as 2010.

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Car Bomb Explodes near Somalia's Parliament

0 Visits: 341 | Sunday March 25, 2018 - 22:28:28
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Three explosions in four days have shattered the Somalian capital and left a trail of carnage in their wake, killing nearly 20 people and injuring dozens of others, as Islamist militants unleashed a wave of attacks on the country.

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UPDATE: 14 Killed in Mogadishu Car Bombing

0 Visits: 251 | Thursday March 22, 2018 - 22:00:42
MOGADISHU — At least 14 people were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a car bomb blew up outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

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At Least Four Died in Explosion Outside Busy Hotel in Somalia's Capital

0 Visits: 292 | Thursday March 22, 2018 - 19:29:52
MOGADISHU — At least four people were killed when an explosion went off outside a busy hotel in Somalia's capital on Thursday, followed by gunfire, police and rescue services said.

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16-Year-Old Somali Boy Declines State Job

0 Visits: 297 | Tuesday March 20, 2018 - 22:08:53
MOGADISHU - A sixteen-year-old boy has rejected an appointment as the deputy commissioner of a regional state in Somalia because of security fears.

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Saudi Arabia Beheads Indonesian Worker 'Forced' into Confession

0 Visits: 549 | Tuesday March 20, 2018 - 10:16:10
JEDDAH — Saudi authorities on Sunday beheaded an Indonesian migrant worker for murder, despite suspicions that the accused was forced into his confession.

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Puntland Launches Nine District Development Frameworks

0 Visits: 368 | Tuesday March 20, 2018 - 10:00:45
GAROWE (Somaliupdate Online) Nine districts across Puntland launched milestone frameworks laying out their development priorities for the next five years at an event in Garowe, supported by the United Nations Joint Programme on Local Governance (JPLG).

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International Community Expresses Grave Concern over Recent Political, Security Developments in Somalia

0 Visits: 587 | Sunday March 18, 2018 - 08:39:52
MOGADISHU (Somaliupdate Online) — The United Nations, African Union, European Union, Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, Ethiopia, Italy, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States are extremely concerned by recent political and security developments in Mogadishu that risk derailing…

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