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By Tajuddin
In Local News
Sep 26th, 2014
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Galkayo ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – Puntland authorities for the second day shut down airport in Mudug regional capital of Galkayo of central Somalia over security reasons as President Abdiweli Mohamed Ali “Gaas” is holding extraordinary meeting with his regional cabinet ministers. The closure...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 25th, 2014
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Galkayo ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Six people were killed in central Somalia in a gunfight over a supposed ransom payment tied to the release this week of a German-U.S. journalist held hostage in Somalia for more than two years, police said on Thursday. The journalist, Michael Scott Moore, 45, ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Aug 29th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay,European Union Ambassador Michele Cervone d’Urso and United States Representative for Somalia James P. McAnulty, express profound concern about the deployment of armed forces and the resultant conflict within Saahder, Sool...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Bosaso (REUTERS + DIPLOMAT)- At least nine people were killed in fighting on Thursday between rival areas in Somalia’s usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting the fragility of security improvements anywhere in the Horn of Africa nation. Somaliland forces launched an offensi...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 17th, 2014
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Garowe (DIPLOMAT) – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, pledged the UN’s continued support for Puntland today at a ceremony to mark the first anniversary of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia’s (UNSOM) in Garowe, the State Capital. “P...
By Tajuddin
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Aug 7th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) condemns the arrest of a female journalist on Thursday night by the Puntland police in Garowe, the latest in a string of violence against journalists in Somalia. Police in Puntland arrested a female journalist Fatima Yusuf Said Sa...