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Somalia: President Celebrates Youth Day with Mogadishu Residents (PHOTOS)

0 Visits: 485 | Tuesday May 16, 2017 - 07:33:15
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Monday celebrated the 74th Anniversary of Somali Youth Day in commemoration of the 13 Somali youth who led the struggle to liberate the country from colonial forces in 1940s.

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Somalia: Security Forces are Investigating Car Bomb in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 405 | Monday May 15, 2017 - 20:37:29
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Security forces are reportedly probing a car bomb in Mogadishu today as the residents in the capital are celebrating the Somali Youth Day, Somali Update reports.

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Somalia: Nearly 100 Lawmakers Form New Opposition Movement in Nairobi

0 Visits: 615 | Monday May 15, 2017 - 15:18:59
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Nearly hundred Members of Somalia's Federal Parliament have concluded a consultative meeting in Nairobi, Kenya and announced a new opposition movement against the current Mogadishu government, Somali Update reports.

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Somalia: Number of People in Need of Assistance Increased to 6.7 Million

0 Visits: 374 | Monday May 15, 2017 - 08:01:44
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — The number of people in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia has increased to 6.7 million up from 6.2 million, according to the latest projections by the FAO-managed Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit.

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Somalia: Heavy Downpour Kills Five in Puntland

0 Visits: 377 | Sunday May 14, 2017 - 18:41:32
BOSASSO (Somali Update Online) — At least five confirmed dead after heavy downpour hit parts of Somalia's northeastern region of Puntland, Somali Update reports.

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VIDEO: Somalia Hopes Better After London Conference, FM Yusuf Garad Says

0 Visits: 277 | Sunday May 14, 2017 - 12:16:49
LONDON (Somali Update Online) — Somalia's Foreign Minister Yusuf Garad Omar has hoped better governance in the country's future, Somali Update reports.

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The World Is One Family And Let's Treat Each Other That Way

0 Visits: 142 | Sunday May 14, 2017 - 11:34:16
HAPPY MOTHERS DAY - I am a mom. But to me that has never meant only caring for my three daughters. I knew that to be true even as I fled my Somali homeland with my girls following the assassination of their father by Somali warlords.

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Somaliland Says Ethiopia to Benefit 19% Share of the Berbera Port Services

0 Visits: 1308 | Sunday May 14, 2017 - 09:39:19
HARGEISA (Somali Update Online) — Somalia's breakaway region of Somaliland has confirmed that it has accepted a demand by the Ethiopian government to get the right to access of the Berbera Port in Somaliland, Presidential spokesman said.

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Somalia: Officials Display Five Soldiers Arrested at Roadblock

0 Visits: 595 | Saturday May 13, 2017 - 18:47:48
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Somali military officials in Mogadishu on Saturday displayed five soldiers arrested while setting up a roadblock between the capital and KM50 in Lower Shabelle region, Somali Update reports.

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Unprecedented Global Cyber Attack Forced Major European Automaker to Halt Production

0 Visits: 236 | Saturday May 13, 2017 - 18:10:21
SINGAPORE/FRANKFURT — A global cyber attack described as unprecedented in scale forced a major European automaker to halt some production lines while hitting schools in China and hospitals in Indonesia on Saturday, though it appeared to die down a day after its launch.

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