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Mogadishu Mayor Orders Demolition of Piazza Libera Buildings in El-gab.

0 Monday June 11, 2018 - 22:15:31
Mayor of Mogadishu, who is also Banadir Region Governor honourable Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), has today given orders on demolishing Piazza Libera Building in El-gab since it is of public asset that needs to be restored to what it used to be.

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Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs meets with Somalia's President.

0 Friday June 08, 2018 - 08:13:54
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General (USG) for Political Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, visited the Somali capital today and held a series of meetings with the country's leadership to reiterate the UN's support to the people and Federal Government of Somalia, as well as to discuss issues of…

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UN warns that Somalia's political unity at risk

0 Thursday June 07, 2018 - 08:11:32
The U.N. Security Council warned Thursday that "internal and external pressures risk undermining Somalia's political unity" and expressed serious concern at the ongoing threats posed by the al-Shabab Islamic extremist group.

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US military killed almost 500 civilians in 2017 – Pentagon report.

0 Saturday June 02, 2018 - 22:17:44
The Pentagon has told Congress that the US military killed almost 500 civilians and injured a further 169 in 2017. The civilians were killed in operations around the world, from Somalia to Yemen to Syria. "[The Department of Defense] assesses that there are credible reports of approximately 499…

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Thaabit – "We will launch an immediate accountability."

0 Sunday October 29, 2017 - 01:15:00
In yet another shocking incident of terror attack, the al-Shabab attacked Nasa Hablood 2 Hotel near presidential palace – killing at least twenty including regional minister.

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Mogadishu attacks: At least 13 dead as two car bombs hit Somali capital with gunfire heard inside hotel "Independent"

0 Saturday October 28, 2017 - 01:08:03
Two bombs have exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu close to the presidential palace and parliamentary buildings.

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Somalia International London Conference: A Great Recognition To The Contribution Of The Diaspora..

0 Thursday May 11, 2017 - 09:00:05
On May 11, Somalia will be marking one of the most important milestones in the history of the country since the efforts to reconstruct the country begun in the year 2000.

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Somalia International London Conference: A Great Recognition To The Contribution Of The Diaspora.

0 Wednesday May 10, 2017 - 10:56:48
On May 11, Somalia will be marking one of the most important milestones in the history of the country since the efforts to reconstruct the country begun in the year 2000.

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Somali president appoints Hassan Ali Khaire as new PM

0 Thursday February 23, 2017 - 10:33:27
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday appointed Hassan Ali Khaire as the new prime minister.

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Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara.

0 Monday December 19, 2016 - 18:32:13
Russia's ambassador to Turkey was assassinated at an Ankara art exhibit on Monday evening by a lone Turkish gunman shouting "God is great!" and "don't forget Aleppo, don't forget Syria!" in what Russia called a terrorist attack.

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Somalia welcomes SFO decision to close Somali corruption probe of Soma Oil & Gas

0 Monday December 19, 2016 - 14:30:24
The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources welcomes the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) decision to close their investigation on Soma Oil & Gas Exploration Limited (SOMA).

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SOMALILAND AND NORTHERN REGIONS ELECT SEVEN MORE CANDIDATES TO THE HOUSE OF THE PEOPLE.

0 Monday December 19, 2016 - 12:07:05
Seven more candidates have been voted into the House of the People to represent Somaliland and northern regions in the latest round of voting, bringing to 26 the total number of members of parliament (MPs) thus far elected from that part of the country.

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UNSOM HOSTS WORKSHOP ON SOMALIA'S NEW POLICING MODEL.

0 Tuesday December 13, 2016 - 11:51:28
A three-day workshop to discuss modalities for implementing Somalia's New Policing Model was held last week in Baidoa, the administrative capital of South West state.

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Somalia conflict: Huge blast rocks Mogadishu port area

0 Sunday December 11, 2016 - 13:28:26
A powerful explosion has killed at least three people near the port of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, police say.

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Car bomb kills 2 cops at checkpoint near Mogadishu.

0 Saturday December 10, 2016 - 12:41:47
A car bomb killed at least two policemen when it exploded at a checkpoint near the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, police and militants fighting to topple the government said.

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Somali political leaders OK presidential polls for Dec. 28

0 Friday December 09, 2016 - 10:39:46
Somalia's political leaders say they have agreed to hold presidential polls on Dec. 28 after three delays and amid allegations of bribery, fraud and voter intimidation.

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Yesterday refugees, today citizens.

0 Monday October 10, 2016 - 13:49:25
Halima and her family are returning to Somalia after living in Kenya's Dadaab refugee camps for 6 years. In the capital Mogadishu they will be recognized as full citizens and have the freedom they missed living as refugees.

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Amid security challenges, Somalia removes 1,500 intel officers.

0 Monday October 03, 2016 - 12:21:25
Somalia's intelligence chief fired 1,500 intelligence officers including the Mogadishu chief in a new major shakeup of the country's spy agency which is struggling to contain a deadly insurgency by al-Shabab militants, sources told Alleastafrica Saturday.

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Why the memorandum of understanding was not challenged as "Null and Void?"

0 Thursday September 29, 2016 - 11:57:41
In 2014 Somalia sued Kenya, for maritime border dispute before the International Court of Justice, asking The Hague-based court to determine the "precise geographical co-ordinates" of the maritime boundary in the Indian Ocean between the two neighboring countries, adding that diplomatic negotiations…

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Somalia: US accused of killing 22 troops in air strike

0 Wednesday September 28, 2016 - 17:55:31
An American air strike in northern Somalia killed as many as 22 soldiers, an official from the region alleged, suggesting the United States had been duped into attacking Somali troops.

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