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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: 6436 | 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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Somalia PM Sharmaarke dissolved cabinet after parliament shown rejection

0 Visits: 1164 | Saturday January 17, 2015 - 07:20:47
Mogadishu, 17 Jan, 2015 (Qalin) – Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmaarke dissolved his sixty cabinet members that existed only five days after the the parliament shown its rejection to the members in the list.

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Somalia The President confirms support for the nominated Council of Ministers

0 Visits: 577 | Wednesday January 14, 2015 - 12:09:51
Mogadishu, 14 Jan 2015, (Qalin) - The President, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud confirms his support for the Council of Ministers, as nominated by the Prime Minister.

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

0 Visits: 3064 | 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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The List of the cabinet members announced by the Somalia PM

0 Visits: 1380 | Monday January 12, 2015 - 07:05:36
MOGADISHU, 12 Jan. 2015 (Qalin) – The PM announced 25 ministers, 25 deputy ministers and 9 state ministers who will replace the former cabinet that lost the vote of confidence in the parliament in December 2014.

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Somalia PM announced 60 member cabinet list

0 Visits: 765 | Monday January 12, 2015 - 06:49:22
MOGADISHU, 12 Jan. 2015 (Qalin) – The Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmaarke announced a cabinet list consisting of 60 members on Monday morning at a ceremony in the Statehouse in Mogadishu.

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

0 Visits: 881 | 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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Government warns illegal companies operating in Somalia

0 Visits: 2262 | Thursday January 08, 2015 - 23:08:30
Mogadishu, 08 Dec. 2014 (Qalin) - The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Federal Government of Somalia has been closely monitoring the illegal activities of ARC, a Chinese company. ARC has been involved in the illegal digging and mining for minerals in the Simodi mountain ranges in the Awdal…

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Somalia: President nominated former President;s son as the new PM

0 Visits: 1412 | 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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Somalia sexual offences bill hailed as vital step towards lasting change

0 Visits: 0 | Sunday December 14, 2014 - 08:14:11
The first bill to define and address sexual offences in Somalia is expected to be presented to the cabinet before the end of this year, updating legislation that has been in place since 1930.

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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: 1377 | 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: 1213 | 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: 1168 | 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: 2061 | 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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Is the US overseeing torture in Somalia? - video

0 Visits: 0 | Wednesday December 10, 2014 - 13:13:31
Kamal Osman/Channel 4 UK

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CIA acknowledges problems but maintains tactics helped thwart attacks

0 Visits: 0 | Wednesday December 10, 2014 - 10:15:45
WASHINGTON — The intelligence community on Tuesday unleashed a vigorous defense of its work in fighting terrorism, with the CIA releasing documents and former officials making impassioned arguments to challenge a Senate committee's findings that the agency had tortured detainees in the aftermath…

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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: 1116 | 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: 1514 | 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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