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News Topic - Somalia

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Official: Killed Somali Lawmaker Was Shot by Soldiers Somalia's government says a parliament member killed in Mogadishu Saturday was shot by mistake by government soldiers. The Somali defense ministry says soldiers opened fire on the car of lawmaker Yusuf Dirir because they thought it might be on its way to
Voice of America | 17 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Gunmen assassinate Somali politician in Mogadishu drive-by shooting Fred LambertMOGADISHU, Somalia, May 24 (UPI) -- Gunmen shot and killed Yusuf Dirir, a member of Somalia's parliament, as fighting between government forces and al-Shabab militants flares south of Mogadishu.
United Press International | 18 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Rehabilitating al-Shabab fighters In a small, heavily guarded compound on the outskirts of Baidoa in Somalia, a new programme is trying to help former al-Shabab fighters reintegrate into society.
BBC News | May 24, 2015 11:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dozens killed in al Shabaab fighting in Somalia, attacks in capital By Feisal Omar and Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Fighting in south Somalia between al Shabaab militants and government forces killed at least 24 people, while a rebel attack in the capital killed three Transport Ministry workers and a lawmaker, offici
Yahoo! News | May 24, 2015 08:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia: UN official condemns killing of parliamentarian, reiterates support for political process The top United Nations official in Somalia has condemned a deadly attack against two Somali Members of Parliament (MP) and reiterated the Organization's support for the country's democratic process.
UN News Centre | May 24, 2015 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia: Militants kill lawmaker in capital, attack 2 towns NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) A Somali lawmaker was shot and killed by gunmen in the capital Saturday, as dozens of Islamic extremists attacked two towns in southern Somalia, clashing with government troops i
Journal Review | May 23, 2015 5:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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FIFA Trains Somali Referees As stability returns to the once lawless nation of Somalia, the world football governing body, FIFA, is helping to rebuild the countrys sport sector by training referees as well as its young footballers. FIFA has begun training referees in Somalia for the
Voice of America | May 23, 2015 4:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia: 18 Killed in Militant Attack in Rural Somalia Somalia: 18 killed as suspected Islamic militants attack rural towns in Somalia
ABC News | May 23, 2015 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia: Choques dejan 18 muertos en poblados rurales NAIROBI, Kenia (AP) Decenas de extremistas islmicos atacaron dos poblados en el sur de Somalia el sbado temprano y se enfrentaron con tropas del gobierno, dejando un saldo de 18 milicianos…
Madison.com | May 23, 2015 4:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
Dozens killed in al Shabaab fighting in Somalia, attack in capital MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Fighting in south Somalia between al Shabaab militants and government forces killed at least 24 people, while a rebel attack in the capital killed three Transport Ministry workers, officials and the group said on Saturday.
Reuters | May 23, 2015 3:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend