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News Topic - Somalia

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Somalia accuses US over airstrike The Somali government has accused U.S. forces of carrying out an airstrike earlier this week which killed 13 Somali soldiers.
KHNL News 8 | 5 hours, 26 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
Somalia asks US to explain strike that 'killed troops' Angry protesters in northern region burned US flags and images of President Barack Obama after raid.
Al Jazeera | 17 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Somalia says US air strike killed civilians not al-Shabab A Somali regional government official has demanded an explanation from the US after 22 civilians and Somali soldiers were allegedly killed in an airstrike.
BBC News | Sep 29, 2016 7:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Security Council calls on Somali parties to address political challenges amid latest election delay Regretting an extension to the 2016 electoral process in Somalia announced by the country's electoral body, the United Nations Security Council has called on all parties in the country to upload their commitments on the elections and to come to an agree
UN News Centre | Sep 29, 2016 4:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nigeria suffering 'worst humanitarian crisis in the world' amid war with Boko Haram, Unicef warns 'Globally, you just don't see this. You have to go back to places like Somalia five years ago to see these kinds of levels'
The Independent | Sep 29, 2016 2:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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US Airstrikes Take Out al-Shabab Commander in Somalia U.S. military strikes near Kanjaron village on Monday killed four al-Shabab militants including a former commander, military sources tell VOA Somalia. Airstrikes outside the village killed the former commander and three others Somali military sources iden
Voice of America | Sep 28, 2016 03:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN fears 'manipulation' as Somalia delays elections Somalia's Foreign Minister Abdusalam H. Omer blames delay on political issues and threats from al-Shabab armed group.
Al Jazeera | Sep 27, 2016 8:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia delays presidential election by a month amid worries Somalia has pushed back its upcoming presidential election by a month, sparking concern in the international community, which has called on all parties to implement the electoral calendar without delay.
Washington Post | Sep 27, 2016 4:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Somali Elections Postponed Again Somalia's elections, which were slated to begin last weekend, have been postponed again. The government now says the polls won't start until late October. The country's parliamentary elections have been pushed to October 23. The presidential vote has been
Voice of America | Sep 27, 2016 2:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia's delayed parliamentary poll to start Oct. 23, presidential Nov. 30 By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, Somalia (Reuters) - Somalia will hold its postponed parliamentary elections between Oct 23 and Nov 10, the chairman of the electoral commission said, after the vote was delayed for a second time due to disputes over the selection
Yahoo! News | Sep 27, 2016 07:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend