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Sep 30th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said Mogadishu, with military support from African Union’s peacekeeping forces, had managed to reduce the threat from the al-Shabaab terrorist group. In an exclusive interview conducted by Anadolu Agency...
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Sep 30th, 2016
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Baidao, Bay region, Somalia (DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new, multi-purpose building for use by the Interim South West Administration’s (ISWA) ministry of planning and international cooperation has been inaugurated in Baidoa. The facility, which comprises a conference center and administrative offices, wi...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia (Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Somalia-based al-Shabaab militant group on Thursday released a video of a man in a Kenyan army uniform pleading for President Uhuru Kenyatta to negotiate for his release. In the video, the man, who identifies himself as Leonard Maingi Kiiy...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 29th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – According to the publication of Human Rights Watch- Somalia continues to face armed conflict in large swathes of the country and an ongoing human rights and humanitarian crisis. International focus on the political process should ensure respect for basic rights a...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 28th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali authorities should thoroughly and credibly investigate this evening’s fatal shooting of radio journalist Abdiaziz Mohamed Ali Haji and swiftly bring his killers to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The BBC reported that gunmen...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 28th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Gunmen killed a Somali radio journalist in the capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, an official told Reuters. Killings of journalists in Somalia are not uncommon and are mostly blamed on al Shabaab, the Islamist militant group fighting to topple the countr...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 28th, 2016
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Mogadishu, Somalia ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A Ugandan soldier captured by Islamist insurgents in Somalia more than a year ago has been paraded in an insurgent video in which he appealed for his country’s leaders to help free him. “Please do not abandon me here,” he said in t...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 27th, 2016
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Mogadishu,Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Somali Federal Indirect Electoral Commission has issued a new timetable for this year’s general elections after three days of closed door meeting in Mogadishu. The elections will be now automatically delayed one extra month as result of this new timetable. As ...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 24th, 2016
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Baidao, Bay region, Somalia ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Preparations for the 2016 electoral process are picking up as Somalia prepares to choose parliamentary representatives, in an exercise that will culminate in a presidential poll in late October. Candidates for seats in the lower house of the country’...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 23rd, 2016
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Garissa, Somali region, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two policemen are missing after Somali Islamists attacked a police base in northeastern Kenya early on Thursday, a police spokesman said, the latest in a string of cross-border raids by the al Shabaab militia. Fighters in two Landcruisers...

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