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Alshabab executed two men accused of spying

0 Visits: 1944 | Friday June 07, 2013 - 15:16:50
Barawe, QN - Alshabab fighters in Somalia, an Alqaeda affiliated group, executed two men in Barawe town 180kms south of Mogadishu after they were accused of spying for AMISOM and Somalia government.

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Alshabab set to parade AMISOM prisoners in Lower Shabele

0 Visits: 1873 | Wednesday June 05, 2013 - 06:52:46
Mogadishu, QN - Alshabab militants in Somalia plan to parade what they called AMISOM prisoners of war in Lower Shabelle region in a move to seek support from the locals of the regions.

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Heritage Institute: The Kismaayo Crisis an options for compromise

0 Visits: 1756 | Tuesday June 04, 2013 - 16:16:55
Mogadishu, QN - The Heritage Institute for policy studies in Somalia, a policy breifing Think Tank released a briefing paper on controversy in Kismayo Tuesday stating that only compromise could reduce the political crisis.

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Somalia: AMISOM welcomes Siera Leone troops in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 1733 | Saturday June 01, 2013 - 23:58:54
Mogadishu, QN - The African Union Mission in Somalia today welcomed some members of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces (RSLAF) to the Mission Headquarters in Mogadishu.

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Somalia: Japan resumes relations to Somalia

0 Visits: 1731 | Saturday June 01, 2013 - 23:35:02
Mogadishu, QN - The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, H.E. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and the Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Shinzo Abe co-chaired the Special Conference on Somalia here in Yokohama, Japan.

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Somalia: Second US drone crashes in a week

0 Visits: 1755 | Saturday June 01, 2013 - 23:29:41
Mogadishu, QN - Officials in Puntland regions of Somalia confirmed Saturday that a US Drone crashed over a rocky area in the outskirt of port tow of Bosaso.

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AMISOM Forces foil Alshabab attack

0 Visits: 1785 | Saturday June 01, 2013 - 06:42:22
Qalin News Mogadishu - African Union forces in Somalia AMISOM thwarted an attack by Alshabab militants on the main road between to Ballidogle along the road connecting Mogadishu to Baidoa, AMISOM confirmed the attack.

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Life improves in Central Somalia town as AMISOM trains security forces

0 Visits: 2151 | Wednesday May 29, 2013 - 11:13:57
Qalin News. Mogadishu - People in Baladweyne town of Hiran Region of central Somalia believe that their living conditions improved the last 3 months after Djibouti contingent of African Union Mission in Somalia AMISOM trained 500 security forces for the city to deal with internal security issues.

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Somalia PM welcomes the investors' meeting in Nairobi

0 Visits: 1679 | Tuesday May 28, 2013 - 19:37:09
Qalin News. Mogadishu - The Prime Minister of Somalia Abdi Farah Shirdon welcomed Tuesday the business community as the engine of growth for the Somalia economy as potential investors gathered in Nairobi for the two-day Somalia Reconstruction and Investment Conference.

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Somalia President returns home after AU-IGAD meetings in Addis

0 Visits: 1628 | Tuesday May 28, 2013 - 19:12:29
Qalin news. Mogadishu - The President of the Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud returned home after attending African Union summit and its 50th anniversary celebrations in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Somalia PM launches nationwide polio vaccination campaign

0 Visits: 1526 | Tuesday May 28, 2013 - 18:52:19
Qalin News. Mogadishu - The Prime Minister of Somalia Abdi Farah Shirdon today launched a nationwide polio vaccination campaign and called on parents to protect their children from the ravages of polio.

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Somalia: A Drone crashes in Alshabab controled town

0 Visits: 1720 | Tuesday May 28, 2013 - 16:54:09
Qalin News. Mogadishu - Reports from Bulomarer village of Somalia claimed that a small plane without pilot had fallen and crashed outside the village, witnesses confirmed.

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Gunmen kill members of pastoralist family in central Somalia

0 Visits: 1535 | Tuesday May 28, 2013 - 13:19:25
Qalin News. Mogadishu - Gunmen killed four people includig a mother, father and two of their children overnight in Laba-Ceel village in Bacadweyn district of Mudug regions, witnesses confirmed.

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Mogadishu's Taxi Company offers good service and cheap prices

0 Visits: 5638 | Tuesday May 28, 2013 - 12:18:46
Qalin News. Mogadishu - The Somali capital, Mogadishu, which was once labeled the most dangerous city in the world, but recovering from the ruins of the civil war, gets its first taxi company for more than two decades, after businessmen started Mogadishu Taxi Company -MTC.

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Somali President says Kenyan Peacekeepers 'Misbehaved'

0 Visits: 1717 | Monday May 27, 2013 - 18:56:32
ADDIS ABABA (VOA) – Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamed has expressed concern about Kenyan peacekeepers in the Somali port city of Kismayo, as the government seeks to regain control of the region. The Somali president addressed the issue at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa.

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"Somalia stands shoulder to shoulder with Kenya in the fight against terrorism" Prime Minister says

0 Visits: 1512 | Monday May 27, 2013 - 11:08:39
Qalin News. His Excellency, The Prime Minister of Somalia Abdi Farah Shirdon said that Somalia was completely resolute in its partnership with Kenya against terrorism on either side of the two countries' shared border.

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Somalia: AMISOM Forces from Kenya to face a parliament motion

0 Visits: 1483 | Sunday May 26, 2013 - 15:00:20
Qalin News. Mogadishu - Kenyan force in Somalia, which is part of the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia AMISOM is facing a motion in Somalia parliamet after parliamentarians wrote the proposal to the parliament.

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Somalia: over 8000 students sit for exams in Puntland

0 Visits: 1834 | Sunday May 26, 2013 - 09:07:01
Garowe, Qalin News. The president of Puntland state of Somalia Abdirahman Sheikh Mohamed Farole Saturday announced the opening of the annual examination of all primary and secondary schools in Puntland and commended the schools for meeting the Puntland's target to educate its youth.

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Scores injured in a roadside bomb in Baidoa

0 Visits: 1603 | Saturday May 25, 2013 - 15:55:26
Baidoa (Qalin) - At least 14 people were injured after roadside bomb exploded in a crowded area in Baidoa town, southwest of Mogadishu.

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Somali forces and AMISOM continue house to house search operation in the capital.

0 Visits: 1582 | Saturday May 25, 2013 - 15:34:14
Mogadishu: 25 May 2013. (Qalin)-The Somalia Security forces and African Union Peacekeeping mission in Somalia AMISOM jointly continue house to house search operation in parts Wadajir district in the capital, Mogadishu,Saturday.

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