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News Topic - Somalia

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Roadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police say Roadside bomb in Somalia's Puntland kills 8 soldiers, police say. | 1 hour, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
U.S. defense secretary arrives in Djibouti to visit key military base DJIBOUTI (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Djibouti on Sunday to visit an important military base at the southern entrance to the Red Sea used as a launch pad for operations in Yemen and Somalia.
Reuters | 1 hour, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The scramble for Somalia Many different countries are trying to get a toehold in Somalia as it slowly emerges from chaos.
BBC News | 14 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trumps offensive to wipe out al-Shabaab threatens more pain for Somalis Efforts to avert a disaster caused by drought are at risk from renewed offensiveA new US-backed military offensive against Islamist militants in Somalia could undermine the massive international effort to help millions of people threatened by the worst dr
The Guardian | 14 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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London Marathon 2017: From Olympian to refugee - Zamzam's Marathon story After competing in the 400m at the London 2012 Olympic Games for Somalia, Zamzam received death threats and fled her homeland in fear - but after rebuilding her life in the UK, she's ready to take on Britain's most famous running event.
BBC News | Apr 21, 2017 8:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Armed Conflicts Exacerbate Famine In South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia And Yemen NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Winnie Byanyima, executive director of Oxfam International, about the on-the-ground scene of famine in South Sudan and other countries. | Apr 21, 2017 8:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN food relief agency air-lifts food, medical supplies to 31,000 famine-stricken Somalis As the drought intensifies in south and north-eastern Somalia, the United Nations emergency food relief agency today airlifted to Mogadishu enough high-energy biscuits to assist 31,000 people for three days.
UN News Centre | Apr 21, 2017 7:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Korea, Japan join U.S. Navy for Somali coast drills An international naval force that includes the United States and South Korea conducted anti-piracy drills off the coast of Somalia.
United Press International | Apr 21, 2017 3:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Congressman, Senator Concerned About Somalia Aid Cuts Two members of Congress are expressing concern over President Donald Trump's plan to slash foreign aid as parts of Somalia and nearby countries move closer to famine. Speaking in Minneapolis at a forum on the drought situation in the Horn of Africa, U.S.
Voice of America | Apr 21, 2017 2:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Aid Workers Say That Drought-Hit Somalia Is On the Brink of a Massive Catastrophe Around 6.2 million people, well over half the population, need immediate help | Apr 21, 2017 04:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend