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Somalia President: "Alshabaab seeks to thrive on headlines, but we will give you better headlines tomorrow

0 Visits: 1516 | Thursday January 22, 2015 - 21:18:49
Mogadishu, 22 Jan 2015 (Qalin) - the President of Somalia, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, today spoke to the media on a terrorist attack that took place at the SYL Hotel in central Mogadishu this afternoon. The President spoke to the media from the hotel itself.

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The Somali Forum for Unity and Democracy (SFUD) welcomes the prime minister's withdrawal of the list of cabinet appointees

0 Visits: 6331 | Sunday January 18, 2015 - 06:22:19
Mogadishu, 18 Jan. 2015 (Qalin) - The Somali Forum for Unity and Democracy welcomes the decision of the Prime Minister to withdraw the list of cabinet appointees, responding to the deep concerns over the list held by an overwhelming majority of parliamentarians.

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GOOSASHADA PUNTLAND MA GO'AAN BAY KU TIMID MISE WAA QALAD FARSAMO!!

0 Visits: 3044 | Wednesday January 14, 2015 - 12:02:11
Qalinka: Abukar Albadri --- - Muqdisho (14/01/2015) – Waa hubanti in qof walba oo dareen waddaniyadeed wax ku aqriya uu is weydiinayo su'aalo badan oo la xiriira masiirka Soomaaliya xilligan ay muuqdaan ifafaalayaal dadka ku abuuraya rajo iyo rajo beel is barbar socda, taas oo ay sabab u yihiin…

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Creation of Southwest State of Somalia and history of marginalization in Somalia

2 Visits: 2436 | Thursday January 08, 2015 - 07:45:12
By Adam Bulle, Since the independence to the fall of Mohamed Said Barre in 1991, the Southwest regions and its people remain losing their historical identity facing different challenges under the name of nationalism and homogeneity their culture ribbed; their dialects were marginalized because when…

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The CIA's Secret Sites in Somalia

0 Visits: 0 | Sunday December 14, 2014 - 08:14:11
Renditions, an underground prison and a new CIA base are elements of an intensifying US war, according to a Nation investigation in Mogadishu.

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Independent Expert on the Situation of Human Rights in Somalia Concludes Mission-PRESS STATEMENT

0 Visits: 1365 | Sunday December 14, 2014 - 08:09:34
Mogadishu, 14 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - The Independent Expert on the situation of human rights in Somalia, Mr Bahame Nyanduga, concluded his first mission to the Federal Republic of Somalia today.

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STATEMENT FROM THE HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR FOR SOMALIA

0 Visits: 1198 | Friday December 12, 2014 - 06:57:16
Mogadishu, 12 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - Speaking after the launch of the 2015 Global Humanitarian Response plans in Geneva on 8 December 2014, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Somalia, Mr. Philippe Lazzarini, revealed that humanitarian organizations in Somalia require US$ 863 million to meet the most urgent…

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UN Security Council Issues statement on Somalia Political unrest

0 Visits: 1156 | Friday December 12, 2014 - 06:52:21
New York, 12 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - The members of the Security Council have taken note of Saturday's parliamentary vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia, and recent political instability in the country.

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Seven women killed in Tiyeglow town of Somalia on World Human Rights day.

0 Visits: 2047 | Wednesday December 10, 2014 - 20:30:14
Mogadishu, 10 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) – Seven women were killed in Tiyeglow district of Somalia on Wednesday in separate incidents, where Alshabab beheaded two women first and government soldiers killed five other women in revenge, a witness confirmed for Qalin.

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Al-Shabaab is failing in Somalia, but Kenya's chaotic response could keep it alive

0 Visits: 0 | Tuesday December 09, 2014 - 23:44:06
On December 2, 2014, gunmen from the militant Islamist group al-Shabaab crept into a labourers' camp in Mandera in Kenya and killed 36 people. In the same all-too-familiar modus operandi seen in the same area in the November bus attack, in Mpketoni in June and at the Westgate mall in Nairobi in…

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CPJ-Two Somali journalists killed and three injured in twin bombings in Baidoa

0 Visits: 1108 | Tuesday December 09, 2014 - 08:46:23
Nairobi, December 8, 2014-Two journalists were killed and three were wounded in a twin bombing in the south-central Somali town of Baidoa on December 5, which targeted a restaurant where journalists and officials frequently congregate.

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UN OCHA ALARMS HUMANITARIAN SITUATIONS OF SOMALIA

0 Visits: 1502 | Tuesday December 09, 2014 - 07:04:52
MOGADISHU, 09 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - UN OCHA released its Somalia Humanitarian Snapshot showing that 3.2 millions of Somali people are in need of humanitarian assistance.

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Somalia invites energy companies to explore for oil

0 Visits: 0 | Monday December 08, 2014 - 23:03:35
The price of oil may have fallen off a cliff recently, but that has not deterred energy giants like Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, BP and Chevron from reactivating plans to drill in Somalia.

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Somalia Cultural Night in Mogadishu-A Brilliant glimpse at the forgotten Culture of Somalia-

0 Visits: 2611 | Monday December 08, 2014 - 07:31:08
The Centre for Community Awareness-CCA held a Somali Cultural night in Mogadishu's City Plaza Hotel.

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SIDA UU WAQTIGU YAHAY WAAYUHU HAKU BARO… Maaweelo kooban

0 Visits: 2084 | Sunday December 07, 2014 - 12:53:48
Qalinka: Abukar Albadri. Labo dhalinyaro ah oo bartamihii sagaashamaadkii dhashay ayaa sheekeysanaayay, midba midka kale inta uu hadalka kaxa xariifsan yahay ayuuna adeegsanaayey waxa uu awoodo.

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The Flowers of River Malewa

0 Visits: 0 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 22:54:00
By Abukar Albadri

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UN Mission in Somalia carefully comments on the Parliament vote against the PM

0 Visits: 2110 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 22:09:45
Mogadishu, 6 December 2014 – The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) notes today's parliamentary vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister of the Federal Government, pays tribute to his work for peacebuilding in Somalia and urges the swift establishment of a new inclusive Government.

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PRESS STATEMENT- UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns terrorist attacks in Baidoa

0 Visits: 915 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 14:17:42
Mogadishu, 6 December 2014 –The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned yesterday's terrorist attacks in Baidoa that is feared to have killed at least fifteen people with many more wounded.

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Opinion: Patriotism - A Lost Value in the Somali Citizen! By Hassan Abdi

0 Visits: 16156 | Friday June 07, 2013 - 16:06:35
Hassan Abdi. Mogadishu, Opinion: - How many times do we describe someone's actions as selfishness, negligent to the common interest and destructive to the nation's welfare?

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Is there anything new in Somalia's future?

0 Visits: 1929 | Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 11:07:51
Even if it appears as though political stability is being secured over the last year, particularly around Mogadishu, it is as if a temporary spring realized through foreign hands is being experienced…

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