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New Television Show Uplifts the Image of Somali-Canadians in Mainstream Media!

0 Visits: 2561 | Thursday February 27, 2014 - 09:39:40
A new television program featuring Somali-Canadians in a new light will debut every Saturday starting March 1st from 10:30am to 11:00am CHIN on City.

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British Somalis going back for a future.

0 Visits: 751 | Tuesday February 25, 2014 - 22:29:23
Parents of some British Somalis are sending their children back to Africa because they fear what might happen to them in the UK, writes reporter Jamal Osman.

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Somali Presidents requests Brussels pledges to be fulfilled.

0 Visits: 712 | Tuesday February 25, 2014 - 22:04:31
Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has asked the international community to honor and fulfill pledges made during the EU/Somalia Brussels conference on 16 September 2013.

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SOMALIA: The New Deal for Somalia summit discussed in Mogadisho.

0 Visits: 1269 | Tuesday February 25, 2014 - 13:51:02
A conference discussed the New Deal for Somalia was unveiled today in the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu.

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Sochi Olympic Hockey 2014: Canada Wins Gold Again!

0 Visits: 794 | Monday February 24, 2014 - 15:53:00
In a tournament where every move made by the Canadian management team and coaching staff was criticized, Canada never trailed for a second, and won their second straight Olympic gold medal in men's hockey. It was a convincing 3-0 win for the Canadians over Sweden, who takes home the silver medal.

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In Norway Kind-hearted strangers help boy freezing at bus stop without a coat.

0 Visits: 11238 | Friday February 21, 2014 - 15:11:13
Caring strangers gave up their jackets, jumpers and scarves to help a young boy freezing at a bus stop in Norway. The social experiment was set up by the SOS Mayday action network to raise awareness about the thousands of children suffering in war-torn Syria.

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Nigeria president suspends central bank chief.

0 Visits: 770 | Thursday February 20, 2014 - 15:12:35
Lamido Sanusi, the internationally respected governor, had reported billions were missing from government coffers. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan has suspended the central bank governor who announced that billions of petrodollars were missing from government coffers. Lamido Sanusi, the internationally-respected…

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Somali refugees unlawfully forced out of Kenya.

0 Visits: 927 | Thursday February 20, 2014 - 14:32:42
Widespread intimidation, the abuse of human rights and the withdrawal of services are forcing Somali refugees out of Kenya, said Amnesty International in a report published today."The environment in Kenya is now so hostile that some refugees feel they have no option but to return to Somalia where the…

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Saudi Arabia: 12,000 Somalis Expelled Mass Deportations without Considering Refugee Claims

0 Visits: 7698 | Wednesday February 19, 2014 - 12:38:37
Saudi authorities have deported more than 12,000 people to Somalia since January 1, 2014, including hundreds of women and children, without allowing any to make refugee claims. Saudi Arabia should end the summary deportations, which risk violating its international obligations not to return anyone to…

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SOMALIA: Somalia Air force celebrates 53rd anniversary today in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 728 | Monday February 17, 2014 - 09:49:17
Somalia air force today celebrate their 53rd birthday anniversary since their establishment in 1961 in the capital of Somalia, Mogadishu.

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SOMALIA: International Basketball Federation to launch training course in Somalia for decades

0 Visits: 634 | Friday February 14, 2014 - 14:55:10
Experts from the international Basketball federation (FIBA) are expected to arrive in Somalia next month where they will conduct the first FIBA level course in the country for more than 25 years.

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SOMALIA: A day after a car bomb blast in Mogadishu Mayor says "arrested members of Al Shabab to be killed on spot"

0 Visits: 1786 | Friday February 14, 2014 - 13:46:02
The Mayor of Somalia Capital Mogadishu Mohamed Ahmed Nur Tarsan has ordered today that any Al Shabab member arrested will be killed on spot because the group has frequented killing innocent people, told reporters.

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Biggest donor Turkey stops direct budget support to Somalia

0 Visits: 2786 | Friday February 14, 2014 - 13:29:14
Turkey has stopped direct budgetary support to Somalia, cutting off a major source of funding for a government trying to rebuild the country after more than two decades of chaos.

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United Nations Security Council "outraged" by terrorist attack on UN convoy in Somali Capital

0 Visits: 769 | Friday February 14, 2014 - 12:58:17
UNITED NATIONS- The Security Council on Thursday said that it is "outraged" by a terrorist attack on a UN convoy near the international airport of Mogadishu, the Somali capital, reiterating its determination to combat all forms of terrorism.

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Japan donates office equipments for Somali Police Command.

0 Visits: 816 | Thursday February 13, 2014 - 14:04:40
Somali Police Command has today received office equipments donation from the Government of Japan in an event held in the Police Headquarters in Mogadisho.

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Jaywalking: How the car industry outlawed crossing the road

0 Visits: 783 | Wednesday February 12, 2014 - 13:46:48
The idea of being fined for crossing the road at the wrong place can bemuse foreign visitors to the US, where the origins of so-called jaywalking lie in a propaganda campaign by the motor industry in the 1920s.The California Vehicle Code states: "No pedestrian shall start crossing in direction of…

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Syria conflict: United Nations hopes to resume Homs evacuation

0 Visits: 1547 | Wednesday February 12, 2014 - 13:06:15
The United Nations Aid agencies are hoping to resume the evacuation of civilians from Syria's besieged city of Homs, a day after the operation was suspended.

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Malmö Somalis suffer integration 'black hole'

0 Visits: 787 | Tuesday February 11, 2014 - 18:11:17
Somali immigrants in Malmö are "stuck in a trap" due to a dire local job market, creating overcrowding and low self-confidence, a new report said on Friday. Researchers urged city hall, and pensioners, to address the problem.

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US Attorney General Eric Holder praised Sweden as a "champion of human rights".

0 Visits: 1763 | Tuesday February 11, 2014 - 15:40:22
US Attorney General Eric Holder praised Sweden as a "champion of human rights" in a speech at the Riksdag on Tuesday during the first-ever visit to Sweden by the United States' top legal official.

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Free Education Lures Somali Children From Streets.

0 Visits: 4634 | Tuesday February 11, 2014 - 14:52:29
Somali students line up in the courtyard of the Moalim Jama school in Mogadishu, Somalia. Officials say more than 35,000 children have been enrolled in a donor-funded program dubbed "Go2School" offering free education in Somalia since it was launched last year, proving popular with parents and…

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