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News Topic - Somalia

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Officials: Airport employee passed bomb to suicide bomber before Somali flight MOGADISHU, Somalia – Authorities in Somalia released surveillance footage that they claim is related to a bombing of a commercial airliner. The bombing blew a hole in the side of a Daallo Airlines plane, killing one person on Feb. 2. However, the ai
KFOR.com | 12 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Video: Can a new currency help Somalia? After decades of economic and political instability, Somalia's central bank governor says he wants the country to mint its first currency since the 1980's. As Grace Pascoe reports he hopes it will help rebuild an economy emerging from tears of c
The Globe and Mail | 17 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
58,000 children 'facing death' in drought-hit Somalia UN calls for urgent support for tens of thousands of children amid severe drought exacerbated by a strong El Nino.
Al Jazeera | 21 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Video shows airport workers were part of Somalia bombing Shawn PriceMOGADISHU, Somalia, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- CC TV video appears to show Mogadishu airport workers handing the bomb to the suspected suicide bomber who tried to bring down the Somalia flight last week.
United Press International | Feb 9, 2016 03:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Somalia plane bomber was meant to board Turkish flight: airline executive By Drazen Jorgic NAIROBI (Reuters) - A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emergency landing in Mogadishu was meant to be on a Turkish Airlines flight, Daallo's chief
Yahoo! News | Feb 9, 2016 12:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New questions for African force in Somalia Deadly attack raises questions for African forces in Somalia
BBC News | Feb 9, 2016 12:11 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Suicide bomber' on Somalia plane was meant to board Turkish flight Most of the passengers, including the suspected bomber, were scheduled to fly with Turkish Airlines but the flight was cancelledA suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week and forced it to make an emerge
The Guardian | Feb 9, 2016 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video Shows Somali Plane Bomber Being Handed Laptop Somalia has released CCTV footage which shows two men handing what looks like a laptop computer to the suspected suicide bomber.
MSNBC | Feb 8, 2016 11:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Airline Passenger Hid Bomb in Laptop, Somalia Says Somali government spokesman also says intended target of last week's bombing was likely a Turkish Airlines flight departing the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Wall Street Journal | Feb 8, 2016 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video 'shows Somalia plane bomber' Somali intelligence officials release a video showing a passenger being given a laptop they say concealed a bomb that blew a hole into a passenger plane.
BBC News | Feb 8, 2016 1:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend