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Sarkaal katirsan Al-Shabaab oo isku dhiibay dowladda Soomaaliya. [Sawirka: Archive]

Al-Shabab says its fighters kill 40 Ethiopian soldiers in Central Somalia

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somalia’s al-Shabab armed group said it had killed at least 40 Ethiopian troops after the militant stormed Ethiopian troops base in central Somalia on Thursday morning. Residents in Halgan area of central region in Somalia said they heard a huge explosion at the base and a heavy exchange of gunfire shortly before dawn on Thursday. The AU mission[Read More…]

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Al-Shabab militants attack base of Ethiopia troops in central Somalia

Al-Shabab militants attack base of Ethiopia troops in central Somalia

Somalia al Shabaab militants stormed into a base used by Ethiopian troops after ramming a suicide car bomb into the entrance on Thursday in the latest assault on soldiers serving with the African Union’s AMISOM force, the Islamist group said. The base at Halgan town lies in a region of central Somalia about 300 km (185 miles) north of the[Read More…]

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We are ready for Dadaab refugees, Somalia President Mohamoud says

We are ready for Dadaab refugees, Somalia President Mohamoud says

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud says his country is ready to receive refugees from the Dadaab camp so they can participate in nation building. Speaking at a joint press conference with President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi, the Somalia leader said the repatriation would be orderly. President Mohamoud said refugees had already picked the places where they want[Read More…]

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Puntland’s Mudug women association chairwoman shot dead in Galkayo

Puntland’s Mudug women association chairwoman shot dead in Galkayo

Galkayo-(Puntland Mirror) chairwoman of Puntland’s Galkayo women association shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Wednesday evening in Galkayo town, residents said. Dhudi Yousuf Adan, a chairwoman of Galkayo women association, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen with pistols after Makhrib prayer as residents told Puntland Mirror. The deceased woman was famous in Galkayo town and whole Puntland she was involved[Read More…]

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Obama won’t attend Muhammad Ali funeral

Obama won’t attend Muhammad Ali funeral

US president Barack Obama will miss Muhammad Ali’s funeral on Friday due to a clash with his daughter’s high school graduation. Obama and his wife Michelle will be in Washington for their daughter Malia’s ceremony, a spokeswoman for the president said. White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, who knew Ali, will deliver a letter from the Obamas to the late[Read More…]

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Dadaab closure top Uhuru, Somalia President Hassan Mohamud talks

Dadaab closure top Uhuru, Somalia President Hassan Mohamud talks

President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Somalia counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Tuesday held bilateral talks at State House, Nairobi. The talks between the two Presidents focused on the decision to close the Dadaab refugee camp, rules affecting aviation between Kenya and Somalia, and cooperation on security. President Mohamud, who is on an official trip to Kenya and visited the Dadaab[Read More…]

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At least 11 killed in Istanbul bomb blast

At least 11 killed in Istanbul bomb blast

A bomb attack targeting a police vehicle in a central Istanbul district has killed at least 11 people, including seven members of the police force, the city’s governor has said. “Seven police and four citizens lost their lives,” Vasip Sahin, Istanbul’s governor, told reporters at the scene on Monday. Thirty-six people were injured, three of them seriously, he added. President[Read More…]

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Xoghayihii hore ee arrimaha dibada Mareykanka Hillary Clinton.
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Clinton reaches number of delegates needed to clinch Democratic nomination

Hillary Clinton has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination, the Associated Press said on Monday, putting her on course to become the first woman to head a major U.S. party ticket. Clinton, a former secretary of state, reached the 2,383 delegates needed to become the presumptive Democratic nominee with a decisive weekend victory in[Read More…]

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Somali President arrives in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya

Somali President arrives in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya

Mogadishu-(Puntland Mirror) Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud has arrived today in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya and becomes first Somali President to visit this camp since 1991 when thousands of Somali fled their home. Sheikh’s visit to Kenya on Monday comes just weeks after the Kenyan government announced its plans to close down Dadaab by November this year. The camp[Read More…]

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Somalia Arrests African Peacekeepers Accused of Selling Supplies

Somalia Arrests African Peacekeepers Accused of Selling Supplies

Somali police arrested five peacekeepers with the African Union mission in the war-torn country, accusing them of selling equipment including fuel and ammunition. Ten Somalis were also arrested in the operation in the south of the capital, Mogadishu, police commissioner Mohamed Sheikh Hamud said in remarks broadcast on Radio Shabelle. He didn’t specify the nationalities of the peacekeepers arrested. A[Read More…]

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