Somalia

Somalia hosts the IGAD summit regardless of Alshabaab/Al Qa'ida nightmare

0 Visits: 777 | Saturday January 10, 2015 - 11:16:39
Mogadishu, 10 Dec. 2015 (Qalin) - The Somali federal government is hosting IGAD's foreign ministers meeting in Mogadishu in today, 10th January, 015 for the first time following decades of civil war and instability in the war-torn state.

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

2 Visits: 2117 | 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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Somalia: President nominated former President;s son as the new PM

0 Visits: 1262 | Wednesday December 17, 2014 - 20:12:14
Mogadishu, 17 Dec. 2014, (Qalin) – Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud nominated on Wednesday Omar Abdirashid Ali as the new Prime Minister of Somalia after the Parliament sacked the former PM Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed early this month.

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

0 Visits: 1252 | 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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Debates in Somalia Parliament end as members wait to vote

0 Visits: 638 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 12:17:41
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014, (Qalin) - The Somalia parliament finished the first face of its session about the discussion of the motion against the cabinet of PM Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.

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Somalia: President Sharif Hassan condemned the deadly attack of Baidoa

0 Visits: 662 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 06:43:57
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014, (Qalin) - The newly inaugurated president of the South West Somalia Federal State Sharif Hassan Sheikh Adan strongly condemned the deadly twin blasts that killed 18 people in Baidoa.

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Somalia: Parliament set to vote for the confidence of the PM

0 Visits: 631 | Saturday December 06, 2014 - 06:43:57
MOGADISHU, 06 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - The Somalia parliament is set to its most sensitive session in the last twelve months on Saturday and will vote for "a no confidence motion" against the incumbent Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.

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Somalia: Deadly explosions in Baidoa city claimed 18 people dead

0 Visits: 769 | Friday December 05, 2014 - 20:28:44
MOGADISHU, 05 Dec. 2014, (QalinNews) – At least 18 people were killed and more than 40 others were wounded on Friday evening in Baidoa town after twin suicide explosions rocked a hotel and a restaurant in centre of the town.

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BREAKING - Twin explosions rock Baidoa town in Somalia

0 Visits: 691 | Friday December 05, 2014 - 19:20:56
BAIDOA, 05 Dec. 2014, (QalinNews) - Twin explosions rocked Baidoa town in south west Somalia Friday after suicide bombers targeted a hotel and a restaurant, officials confirmed.

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Somalia: Somali Media Organisations Unite to Counter Violent Extremism

0 Visits: 0 | Thursday December 04, 2014 - 23:22:13
Mogadishu — Many young Somalis join Al-Shabaab because they lack awareness about the dangers of the group and its misguided ideology, Somali media agencies said at a conference in Mogadishu last week where they pledged to make a concerted effort to counter extremist views.

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Somalia: Interim Southwest Admin President inaugurated

0 Visits: 0 | Thursday December 04, 2014 - 21:26:00
BAIDOA, Somalia Dec 3, 2014 (Garowe Online)-The newly-elected President of Interim Southwest administration Sharif Hassan Shiekh Adan has on Wednesday been inaugurated in Bay regional capital of Baidoa with Federal Government of Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud present, Garowe Online reports.…

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Safety of Journalists in Somalia a Major Concern

0 Visits: 0 | Monday December 01, 2014 - 21:17:16
MOGADISHU— U.N. agencies, the Somali government and the Somali journalists' union are working to address the problem of censorship and the threat of violence against journalists in Somalia.

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Almost Half of Americans Say Budget Cuts Will Hurt Economy

0 Visits: 15181 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:31:45
Nearly half of Americans agree with the Obama administration's contention that the economy will be hurt by the spending cuts prompted by the sequestration, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.

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Politics and Vetting Leave Key U.S. Posts Long Unfilled

0 Visits: 12049 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:29:53
WASHINGTON – John Kerry is practically home alone at the State Department, toiling without permanent assistant secretaries of state for the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa. At the Pentagon, a temporary personnel chief is managing furloughs for 800,000 civilian employees. There has not been a…

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Obama Picks Nominees for Commerce Dept. and Trade Representative

0 Visits: 15200 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:28:34
WASHINGTON – President Obama rounded out his second-term cabinet choices on Thursday, nominating Penny Pritzker, his longtime financial backer and an heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune, to be commerce secretary, and Michael Froman, a law school friend and White House adviser on international economics,…

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Hagel Confirms U.S. Is Considering Arming Syrian Rebels

0 Visits: 12992 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:26:40
WASHINGTON – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel confirmed Thursday that the Obama administration was rethinking its opposition to arming the rebels in Syria's civil war, although he said that no decisions had been made.

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Americans’ Unity on Big Issues Doesn’t Bridge Partisan Gap

0 Visits: 14374 | Friday May 03, 2013 - 04:25:34
While the public overwhelmingly supports background checks for gun buyers and a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, Americans largely retreat into their partisan camps when asked whether President Obama or Congressional Republicans will make the right decisions on those and other domestic issues…

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