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News Topic - Somalia

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World Briefing: Somalia: Pirates Free Indian Sailors Held for 4 Years Somali pirates have freed seven Indian sailors detained for four years in exchange for an undisclosed ransom, Somali officials and a maritime monitoring group said.
New York Times | 7 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Somali pirates release Indian hostages after 4 years Ed AdamczykMOGADISHU, Somalia, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Seven sailors aboard a ship hijacked by Somali pirates in September 2010 were released, a Somali governor announced.
United Press International | 15 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Floods Threaten Somali Food Security After a poor rainy season early this year, parts of southern Somalia now are being hit with severe floods. The rainy season that began in October has caused flooding along the Shebelle and Juba Rivers. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization warns that
Voice of America | 16 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN agency warns Somalia on verge of food crisis, urges uptick in humanitarian funding Still reeling from a devastating famine which struck the countryside in 2011, Somalia once again sits on the brink of another humanitarian crisis as a poor rainy season followed by severe bouts of floods threaten local harvests, the United Nations agricul
UN News Centre | 17 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Somalia gains ground from al-Shabaab terror group JC FinleyMOGADISHU, Somalia, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Somalia has regained ground from al-Shabaab, further weakening the terror group, the government and the United Nations announced this week.
United Press International | 17 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Somalia University Reopens Abandoned more than two decades ago, Somalia National University, located in the nation's capital, recently reopened to students from across the war ravaged country. Ini Thompson has the story.
Voice of America | Oct 30, 2014 6:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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At least 3 mln in Somalia in need of aid: UN Secretary General MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least three million people in Somalia need humanitarian aid and the country is threatened with famine, the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday. The United Nations said in September more than a million people in th
Yahoo! News | Oct 30, 2014 07:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At least 3 million in Somalia in need of aid: U.N. Secretary General MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least three million people in Somalia need humanitarian aid and the country is threatened with famine, the U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Wednesday.
Reuters | Oct 29, 2014 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UAE official warns of potential for IS-Shabab link DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat warned Wednesday that the Islamic State group could team up with Islamic militants in Somalia, saying that more should be done
Journal Review | Oct 29, 2014 4:43 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
In Somalia, Ban lauds country's progress towards stability, urges 'continuity' Somalia has made “remarkable progress” as it continues down the road towards economic and political stability, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today as he arrived in the capital city of Mogadishu — the third stop in a tour of the H
UN News Centre | Oct 29, 2014 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend