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News Topic - Somalia

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Somalia's al Shabaab kills three officials, former lawmaker in Mogadishu MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab militants killed two city council officials, a former parliamentarian and a senior prison officer in Mogadishu, police and the rebel group said on Sunday.
Reuters | 19 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Captain used gun, stick to keep African migrants in line, authorities say Passengers forced into death traps below the deck. A gun- and stick-wielding ship captain. Cocky entrepreneurs boasting about buying and selling migrants and running smuggling routes from Somalia to Sweden.
Los Angeles Times | Apr 26, 2015 12:31 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Los Angeles, California
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Kenyan Governors Build Confidence to Secure Tip-offs on Islamists Governors of Kenyan regions near the border with Somalia say they are encouraging new ways for residents who do not trust the police to report local Islamist cells and sympathizers, shifting strategy since the deadly Garissa university attack this month.
Voice of America | Apr 24, 2015 3:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
14 migrants hit and killed by train in Macedonia SKOPJE, Macedonia Fourteen migrants in their 20s believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia were killed by an express train as they walked along the tracks through a narrow gorge in central Macedonia at night, police said Friday. The migrants, part of a
Elyria Chronicle-Telegram | Apr 24, 2015 1:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Elyria, Ohio
Police: 14 migrants killed by train in Macedonia Fourteen suspected migrants from Afghanistan and Somalia, walking in the dark along train tracks toward the European Union, were killed by a nighttime express train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia, police said Friday.
KTVN.com | Apr 24, 2015 1:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Reno, Nevada
Somalia plea for return of national stadium Every country likes to think of their national stadium as a fortress but for the Somali Football Federation (SFF) that is literally the case. The Somalia National Stadium in Mogadishu has been used as a military barracks for much of the last two decades a
Yahoo! News | Apr 24, 2015 12:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mueren 14 migrantes arrollados por un tren en Macedonia SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) Catorce migrantes, que se cree procedan de Afganistn y Somalia y viajaban hacia la Unin Europea, murieron arrollados por un tren mientras caminaban por las vas dur…
Madison.com | Apr 24, 2015 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
14 migrants killed by train while walking on tracks in Macedonia police Victims believed to be in their 20s and from Somalia and Afghanistan were struck by express train north of Veles, police said Continue reading...
The Guardian | Apr 24, 2015 12:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Migrants killed in Macedonia train horror At least 14 immigrants from Somalia and Afghanistan were killed in central Macedonia when they were hit by an international passenger train, officials said on Friday. The train driver reported seeing several dozen people sitting on or near the track at ab
Yahoo! News | Apr 24, 2015 11:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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14 migrants killed walking along train tacks in Macedonia SKOPJE, Macedonia Fourteen migrants believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia who were heading north toward the European Union were killed by an express train as they walked along...
New York Post | Apr 24, 2015 11:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from New York, New York