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News Topic - Somalia

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Somalia president: No elections in 2016 Somalia's president is ruling out the possibility of holding elections that are due next year, citing security challenges stemming from an Islamic insurgency.
KHNL News 8 | 2 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
Nigerias polio-free year sees Africa inch closer to eradication The World Health Organisation is doing its final checks and could declare Nigeria officially free of polio by September. Somalia could be next
NewScientist.com | 19 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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German citizen behind Mogadishu, Somalia hotel attack Ed AdamczykMOGADISHU, Somalia, July 29 (UPI) -- The suicide bombing of a landmark Mogadishu, Somalia, hotel this week, in which at least 13 died, was caused by a German citizen of Somali origin.
United Press International | 20 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Security Council authorizes ongoing African Union deployment in Somalia, extends UN assistance mission The Security Council today authorized the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) for an additional 10 months, until 30 May 2016.
UN News Centre | Jul 28, 2015 10:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Somalia unable to hold full elections in 2016: parliament War-torn Somalia will not be able to hold full elections due next year, lawmakers said Tuesday, although it remained unclear whether some kind of voting process would still be held. The current President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and parliament were appointed
Yahoo! News | Jul 28, 2015 3:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia hotel truck bomb toll rises to 15 MOGADISHU Somalia The massive truck bomb that killed 15 people including a Kenyan diplomat and wrecked Somaliarsquos premier hotel has stunned the capital and raised fears Monday that the Islamic
San Mateo Daily Journal | Jul 28, 2015 1:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Mateo, California
Two journalists killed in Somalia suicide car bomb attack A third was injured as they passed a hotel that houses diplomatic missionsTwo journalists were killed and third seriously wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in which 13 people died.Abdihakin Mohamed Omar, pro
The Guardian | Jul 28, 2015 11:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mogadishu hotel bomber 'may have been Somali-German national' A suicide truck bomber who killed at least 13 people Sunday in Somalia may have been a dual Somali-German national, security sources said Tuesday. "Initial reports we have from the ongoing investigations indicate the high possibility that a German na
Yahoo! News | Jul 28, 2015 08:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'German bomber' struck Somali hotel A German of Somali origin is suspected to have been the suicide bomber who struck a hotel in Somalia, an intelligence officer says.
BBC News | Jul 27, 2015 6:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Death toll rises to 15 after truck bombing in Somalia Security officials link the attack to setbacks by Al Shabab in the field where they have been driven out of Mogadishu.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jul 27, 2015 4:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend