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Syria conflict: United Nations hopes to resume Homs evacuation

0 Visits: 1649 | 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: 895 | 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: 1879 | 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: 4762 | 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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Swiss has appointed its first ambassador to Somalia.

0 Visits: 1172 | Tuesday February 11, 2014 - 14:24:49
Switzerland has appointed its first ambassador to Somalia, as the war-ravaged country is currently re-establishing its diplomatic ties with the rest of the world after more than two decades of civil wars. A press statement from the Swiss foreign ministry said that Mr. Dominik Langenbacher was appointed…

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Till alla ni andra som är väldans intresserade av FitLine eller kanske bara lite. Ni andra får blunda.

0 Visits: 31989 | Friday February 07, 2014 - 21:17:00
Är innehållet i FitLine® produkterna aturliga eller syntetiska? Finns det artificiella färgämnen eller onserveringsmedel? Är de säkra?

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Malala among nominees for 'Children's Nobel'

0 Visits: 2046 | Thursday February 06, 2014 - 12:49:29
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai, who survived being shot in the head by the Taliban, was nominated for the World Children's Prize in Sweden on Wednesday for championing education rights for girls.

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Farhiya Abdi the first Somali to be Drafted in the WNBA.

0 Visits: 1152 | Thursday February 06, 2014 - 12:35:14
Farhiya Abdi (born May 31, 1992) is a Somali-Swedish professional basketball player. She was drafted in 2012 by the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA.Farhiya Abdi is the first Somali to be Drafted in the WNBA.

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United Arab Emirates to train Somali Troops.

0 Visits: 648 | Wednesday February 05, 2014 - 16:49:50
As the UAE is stepping up its assistance to Somalia, the federal government of Somalia on Saturday farewelled the first contingents of its armed forces who will be flown to the United Arab Emirates for high level military training course. Somali government didn't mention the number of the troops to…

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Somali president wants waiver on arms embargo extended.

0 Visits: 2358 | Friday January 31, 2014 - 17:29:51
AU summit 30.01.2014 in Addis Ababa. Somalia delegation led by President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud reuters_logo

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Somali women protest against lesbian couple fostering child in care.

0 Visits: 804 | Wednesday January 29, 2014 - 22:18:30
Protesters outside the Civic Centre this morning. Women from the Somali community staged a protest outside of Harrow Civic Centre after a child was put into the care of a lesbian couple.

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East African Community Disowns Uganda's Military Intervention in South Sudan.

0 Visits: 2569 | Wednesday January 22, 2014 - 21:37:13
Differences have emerged between member states of the East African Community (EAC) after Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni sent his troops to South Sudan to fight alongside forces loyal to the South Sudanese president Salva kiir.

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Stop Ghettoizing Canadian Children of Somali descent.

0 Visits: 9161 | Wednesday January 22, 2014 - 21:29:03
Stop implementing the 'Task Force for Students of Somali Descent' We are parents of Canadian children of Somali descent who find the idea of the proposed TDSB-funded 'Somali Task Force' extremely offensive and racist. We believe if such a program is implemented, an entire community that…

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Somalia’s top league to resume on New Year’s Day.

0 Visits: 1036 | Sunday December 29, 2013 - 16:41:31
The Somali Football Federation announced Sunday that the country's Nation Link Telecom Championship will officially resume on Wednesday, January the 1st 2014, With Jeenyo United taking on defending champions Elman FC on the resumption day.

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North Korea executes Kim Jong-un’s powerful uncle over 'treason'.

0 Visits: 1194 | Friday December 13, 2013 - 17:26:17
The disgraced uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un - Jang Song-thaek - has been executed, the country's state media reports. This comes after the second most powerful man in North Korea was dismissed for committing "criminal acts."

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Edmonton Police Service approves hijab headscarf for uniform.

0 Visits: 1777 | Sunday December 08, 2013 - 23:40:54
EDMONTON — The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) has approved the option for Muslim women in the force to wear a police-issued hijab headscarf while in uniform.

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First Somali cultural museum in North America set to open.

0 Visits: 1859 | Thursday October 17, 2013 - 17:52:39
North America's first Somali museum dedicated to the country's culture and history will celebrate a grand opening this weekend in Minneapolis.

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Advertise on NYTimes.com Gunmen Kill Dozens in Terror Attack at Kenyan Mall

0 Visits: 3056 | Sunday September 22, 2013 - 14:02:33
Two squads stormed into a Nairobi mall Saturday, killing at least 59 people and injuring 175. More than a day later, the attackers remained inside, along with an uncertain number of people either trapped or in hiding.

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Mum gives birth in taxi then receives £40 cleaning bill from cab firm.

0 Visits: 1698 | Thursday September 19, 2013 - 21:03:51
A new mum who had her baby in a taxi was horrified to get a £40 bill for cleaning the cab.

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Putin Orders Massive Strike Against Saudi Arabia If West Attacks Syria.

0 Visits: 6141 | Saturday August 31, 2013 - 19:14:46
TEHRAN (FNA)- A grim "urgent action memorandum" issued yesterday from the office of President Putin to the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation has ordered a "massive military strike" against Saudi Arabia in the event that the West attacks Syria, media reports said.

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