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News Topic - Somalia

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World Press Freedom Day: Somali journalists dodge threats to shed light Despite constant threats from Al Shabab, as well as government forces, Somalia's journalists remain resilient and push for aSomali free from oppression.
The Christian Science Monitor | May 3, 2016 5:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Press Freedom: Journalists face murders but keep working MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) For Abdiqadir Dulyar, simply reading messages sent to his phone can send shivers down his spine.
Artesia News | May 3, 2016 11:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Artesia, New Mexico
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UN Security Council to make Somalia visit ahead of vote The UN Security Council will travel to Somalia this month to show support for elections scheduled in August, Egypt's UN Ambassador and this month's council president, Amr Aboulatta, said Monday. "The council will be going to Somalia to push
Yahoo! News | May 2, 2016 11:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Kidnapping survivor Amanda Lindhout agrees Ottawa shouldn't pay ransoms Amanda Lindhout and her mother spoke to CBC's The Current about the horrifying phone calls they shared while Lindhout was held captive in Somalia. | May 2, 2016 9:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Second refugee at Australian detention centre in Nauru sets themselves on fire The young woman, believed to be Somalian, has severe burns and is being treated in a hospital on the islandA young refugee woman from Somalia has set herself alight at an Australian detention centre on Nauru, just days after a 23-year-old man, Omid, died
The Guardian | May 2, 2016 10:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First British troops arrive in Somalia as part of UN mission Up to 70 UK personnel will be deployed this year to counter the extremist group Al-Shabaab British troops have arrived in Somalia as part of efforts to tackle the threat from Islamist militants. Continue reading...
The Guardian | May 2, 2016 08:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia peacekeeping role for UK troops A British Army team arrives in Somalia as part of a United Nations mission to counter Islamist militants.
BBC News | May 1, 2016 11:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia: 11 soldiers killed as extremists retake town A Somali military official says fighters from Islamic extremist rebels recaptured a town in southern Somalia, killing at least 11 Somali government soldiers. | May 1, 2016 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
Mosque collapse kills 15 in Somalia A mosque under refurbishment collapses during Friday prayers in the Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least 15 people and injuring 40.
BBC News | Apr 30, 2016 2:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nine killed in Somalia mosque collapse Over 100 people were helping pour a concrete foundation to the mosque in Garasballey district close to the capital Mogadishu on Friday when the structure suddenly collapsed, leaving several trapped under the debris. Sheikh Mohamed Hashi, imam of the mosqu
Yahoo! News | Apr 30, 2016 2:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend