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News Topic - Somalia

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Somalia gets first cash machine Residents welcome ATM as a sign that country is edging towards stability but some wish instructions werent only in English Continue reading...
The Guardian | Oct 23, 2014 04:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Canada Worries as Extremism Lures More Abroad Attacks and a recent report have compounded concerns in Canada about citizens who go to foreign lands like Somalia and Syria to fight, and then return as threats at home.
New York Times | Oct 23, 2014 02:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sustained response to Somalia piracy requires effective State governance — UN political chief While noting the progress made to combat piracy off the coast of Somalia, the United Nations political chief today said that a sustained long-term solution must include the presence of effective Government and State institutions that provide basic service
UN News Centre | Oct 22, 2014 8:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somali teenager 'stoned to death' An Islamic court has stoned an 18-year-old to death in southern Somalia after convicting him of raping a woman, a pro-Islamist news site reports.
BBC News | Oct 22, 2014 11:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia's al Shabaab says stones man to death for rape MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab militants said on Wednesday they had stoned an 18-year-old man to death for raping a woman at gunpoint in one of their strongholds in the southern Lower Shabelle region.
Reuters | Oct 22, 2014 11:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia orders UK passport seizure A court in Somalia orders the seizure of a local radio station owner's UK passport after he is accused of threatening national security.
BBC News | Oct 21, 2014 12:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia: UN envoy condemns attack on African Union troops in Hiiraan region The UN envoy for Somalia condemned today an attack on African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces in Hiiraan region and called for calm as rival clans caused insecurity in the area, which is near the centre of the East African country.
UN News Centre | Oct 20, 2014 8:55 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia leader says his advisers not helping Islamist militants By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - Somalia's president said on Friday that nobody close to him had been involved in the unauthorised diversion of government weapons to Islamist militants and denied that a man U.N investigators linked to the arms trade had ad
Yahoo! News | Oct 18, 2014 07:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN: Somalis Need Food, Not Just Security Improvements The United Nations envoy in Somalia is warning that political and security improvements are not enough to stop hunger and stave off a worsening humanitarian crisis. At least one million Somalis are at risk of starvation, according to UN officials. Failed
Voice of America | Oct 17, 2014 5:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somalia: UN condemns second deadly terrorist attack in less than a week The top United Nations official in Somalia today condemned the latest terrorist attack to hit the African country's capital city of Mogadishu leaving a number of people dead and many more injured.
UN News Centre | Oct 16, 2014 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend