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Former Somali state minister for environmental issues laid to rest in Mogadishu

Former Somali state minister for environmental issues laid to rest in Mogadishu

  Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali state minister for environmental issues, Buri Mohamed Hamza who was killed by al-Shabab militants during a raid on hotel in Mogadishu last Saturday was buried in Mogadishu. The funeral was attended by government officials including the Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud and family members of late Hamza. Hamza was among at least 17 people who were[Read More…]

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Somali President receives credentials from new Belgium ambassador to Somalia

Somali President receives credentials from new Belgium ambassador to Somalia

  Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) The President of the federal republic of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud has on Monday received credentials from the new Belgium ambassador to Somalia, Roxane de Bilderling at the Presidential place (Villa Somalia) in Mogadishu. Ambassador de Bilderling thanked the President and said that her country which is part of the European Union is committed on the strengthening[Read More…]

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Kornayl katirsanaan jiray ciidamada Daraawiishta Puntland oo dablay aan haybtooda la aqoon ku dhaawaceen gudaha Gaalkacyo. [Sawirka: Archive]

Puntland’s Galkayo local councilman shot dead in Galkayo

Galkayo-(Puntland Mirror) unidentified gunmen have a shot dead a member of Puntland’s Galkayo local council in an attack in Galkayo town of Mudug region. Official said. A police official, who asked not to be named, told to Puntland Mirror that the three men armed with pistols was shot him near his home in Garsoor village on Sunday evening. It named[Read More…]

by June 26, 2016 0 comments English News
Somali state minister among those killed in Mogadishu hotel attack

Somali state minister among those killed in Mogadishu hotel attack

  Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s state minister for environmental issue was among at least 17 people who were on Saturday afternoon killed in the Nasa-hablod hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Somalia’s state news agency Sonna said the minister was at the hotel where the attack occurred. It named the dead state minister as Buri Mohamed Hamza who was also the[Read More…]

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Death toll rises to 17 in Mogadishu car bomb blast

Death toll rises to 17 in Mogadishu car bomb blast

  Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) The death toll from Saturday’s car bomb attack on Nasahablood hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, rose to 17, ministry of security’s spokesman Abdikamil Shukri said on Sunday. Al-Qaeda linked group al-Shabab has claimed the responsibility for Saturday’s attack on Naasahablood hotel. “We attacked the hotel which was frequented by the apostate government members,” al Shabab military[Read More…]

by June 26, 2016 0 comments English News
A vehicle burns at the scene of a suicide bomb attack outside Nasahablood hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, June 25, 2016. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

At least 7 dead in al-Shabab attack on Nasahablod hotel in Mogadishu

  Somalia’s al Shabaab Islamist group launched a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the center of Mogadishu on Saturday before fighters stormed inside, police and the militant group said. Police said at least seven people had died and 10 others were wounded. Gunfire echoed round the seaside city after the blast and ambulances raced to the scene. “We[Read More…]

by June 25, 2016 0 comments English News
Breaking: Car bomb hit Naasahablood hotel in Mogadishu

Breaking: Car bomb hit Naasahablood hotel in Mogadishu

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) A car bomb has exploded outside the Naasahablood hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, according to the local media in Mogadishu. According to the reports from Mogadishu the blast was followed by gunfire. Details about casualties were not immediately known.   We will be updated you as soon.

by June 25, 2016 0 comments English News
Somali security forces foil car bomb attack in Mogadishu

Somali security forces foil car bomb attack in Mogadishu

  Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s intelligence forces have foiled a suspected al-Shabab car bomb attack after the forces conducted and operation in Warta Nabada district in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, official said. Spokesman of the Banadir regional administration, Abdifahah Omar Halane who spoke to the reporters in Mogadishu said its forces have succeed to hold a car bomb and confiscated all[Read More…]

by June 25, 2016 0 comments English News
Somali PM Sharmake fires two female ministers

Somali PM Sharmake fires two female ministers

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmake has fired two female ministers. The ministers who lost their jobs are minister of education, Khadro Bashir Ali and minister of health, Hawo Hassan Mohamed. Abdirashid Abdi Hashi was appointed minister of education; PM Sharmake has also appointed Mohamed Haji Abdinur as health minister. According to the presidential statement, President Mohamoud[Read More…]

by June 24, 2016 0 comments English News
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks after Britain voted to leave the European Union, outside Number 10 Downing Street in London, Britain June 24, 2016.   REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

UK PM David Cameron to quit after his country votes to leave EU

  Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, he said he would attempt to “steady the ship” over the coming weeks and months but that “fresh leadership” was needed. The PM had urged the country to vote Remain but was defeated by 52%[Read More…]

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