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News Topic - Somalia

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Former hostage Amanda Lindhout in Winnipeg to talk forgiveness Canadian author Amanda Lindhout, who survived 15 months of captivity and torture in Somalia, is in Winnipeg today to talk about forgiveness and peace. | 20 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Somali PM: 'Al-Shabab amnesty working' Somalia's prime minister says members of the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab are responding to a government amnesty and have defected from the organisation.
BBC News | Sep 17, 2014 11:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN deputy envoy welcomes reconciliation conference in southern Somalia A senior United Nations official today welcomed the opening of the Kismayo reconciliation conference in the southern Somali port town as a step towards strengthening the country and consolidating peace in the region.
UN News Centre | Sep 17, 2014 6:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stolen cell phone racks up $500,000 bill in a day Aussie man lodges complaint after network insisted he pay up for calls made to Somalia | Sep 17, 2014 4:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Finland: 4 charged with funding Somali militants Prosecutors in Finland have charged four people with financing terrorism for allegedly collecting money for an al-Qaida linked militant group in Somalia.
WBOC-TV 16 | Sep 17, 2014 1:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Salisbury, Maryland
Audio: Terrorists recruit Americans Deborah Feyerick reports on audio tapes of a man trying to recruit an American to go to Somalia to join Al-Shabaab. | Sep 16, 2014 11:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Forced displacement in Somalia shows 'no signs of easing,' UN agency warns Alarming circumstances such as forced evictions, drought, conflict and lack of livelihood have forced over 130,000 people from their homes in Somalia so far this year, with the majority being internally displaced, warned the United Nations refugee agency
UN News Centre | Sep 16, 2014 11:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US to send 3,000 troops to Ebola-hit Liberia Troop deployment will be largest in Africa since 'Black Hawk Down' mission in Somalia | Sep 16, 2014 5:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. Extremism Fight Could Take Cue From Minnesota When young men from Minneapolis began traveling to Somalia seven years ago to join a terror group in the midst of a civil war, investigators trying to stop the recruiting went straight to the city's large Somali community to build trust and gain understan
WCCO TV | Sep 16, 2014 2:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Minneapolis, Minnesota
Somalia's al Shabaab says Uganda did not prevent attack by the group MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab militants denied on Monday that Ugandan authorities had foiled an attack by the group, after police in Uganda's capital seized explosives and suicide vests and arrested 19 people. Ugandan Information Minister Ros
Yahoo! News | Sep 16, 2014 06:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend