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Aug 10th, 2014
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Ankara (DIPLOMAT)- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the presidential election with 52 percent of the vote, according to early results. Thus, Erdogan has become the country’s first popularly-elected head of state. The High Election Board (YSK) chair, Sadi Güven, has announced ...
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Aug 9th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information today praised security forces’ success in defeating Al-Shabaab militia in Bulo Burte district in Hiiraan region. The terrorists attempted a number of attacks to security forces’ bases in Bule Burte and Somali forces with the help of A...
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Aug 5th, 2014
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Washington (DIPLOMAT)- Speaking from the US-Africa Summit in Washington DC, The President outlined precautions Somalia is taking to ensure the ebola virus disease (ebola) does not affect Somalia. The ebola outbreak first began in Guinea in March 2014. Since its initial outbreak, the virus has spread ...
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Aug 3rd, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT) – Mustafa Duhulow, the Minister of Information praises the success of security forces’ operation in Mogadishu as part of the Stabilization process in the country. The military courts today publicly executed 3 Al-Shabaab members after the court sentenced them to death penalty. One...
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Aug 1st, 2014
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Mogadishu ( AP + DIPLOMAT) – A military spokesman for the African Union mission in Somalia says the AU has cancelled a planned troop rotation by Sierra Leonean forces because of the breakout of Ebola. Col. Ali Aden Houmed told The Associated Press late Thursday that the Union decided to halt th...
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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Mogadishu (AP + VOA+DIPLOMAT)- A Somali police official says gunmen have killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said Wednesday that Saado Ali Warsame, who also was a popular singer of Somali folk music, was shot dead by gunmen who pulle...
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Jul 22nd, 2014
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Beirut (DIPLOMAT) – A blind jihadist pictured fighting alongside ISIS militants in Syria has reportedly urged others to join the Islamist militants, saying having a disability is no excuse. Taymullah al-Somali, a Dutch national who is believed to have travelled to the Middle East earlier this y...
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Jul 18th, 2014
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Bangui ( DIPLOMAT) A UN peacekeeping force for Central African Republic will begin deploying in two months, with some 2,500 troops joining African and French forces, UN and French officials said Wednesday. Bangladesh, Pakistan and Morocco have agreed to contribute three battalions to the new UN force...
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Jul 16th, 2014
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Djibouti ( DIPLOMAT) – Djibouti plans to deploy an additional battalion of troops to Somalia to bolster the existing 1,000-strong force it has in the war-torn country, Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said. The soldiers will help consolidate gains made by Djibouti’s armed forces in Somali...