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News Topic - Somalia

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Asylum seeker says husband, mother were killed on wedding day in Somalia Since the start of 2017, more than 100 people crossed through the snow-covered fields near the Emerson border to claim refugee status in Canada. One of the new arrivals, Naimo Ahmed, shares her story about how she fled Somalia.
CBC.ca | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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UN: $4.4B needed within weeks to stop hunger catastrophe The United Nations needs $4.4 billion by the end of March to prevent catastrophic hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, yet just $90 million has been collected so far, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday.
Washington Post | 5 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Young Somali refugees share concerns about Trump, travel ban The U.S. has long accepted refugees fleeing violence and famine in Somalia, a policy now in jeopardy following President Trump's efforts to restrict immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Mark Strassmann spoke with four young Somali refugees ab
CBS News | 5 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UN: $4.4bn needed to prevent 'catastrophe' of famine UN chief Antonio Guterres says more than 20 million people face starvation in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen.
Al Jazeera | 9 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
In a world of plenty, 'no excuse' for inaction as millions go hungry in Africa and Yemen — UN chief Guterres Sounding the alarm on behalf of more than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and north-east Nigeria facing devastating levels of food insecurity, Secretary-General António Guterres joined other top United Nations officials today calling fo
UN News Centre | 11 hours, 11 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Somalia's new leader inaugurated, vowing to restore dignity Somalia's new leader inaugurated, vowing to restore dignity to long-troubled nation.
WQOW.com | 12 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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Why is UAE building a military base in Somaliland? The United Arab Emirates is building a military base in Berbera in Somalia's self-declared republic of Somaliland.
BBC News | 17 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How to donate: South Sudan famine and Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria food crises Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, while Somalia, Yemen and Nigeria are also at risk. Heres a roundup of some of the main appealsThe UN has declared famine in parts of South Sudan the worlds first since 2011 and warned that Somalia, Yemen a
The Guardian | 18 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo to be inaugurated Somalia's new president to be inaugurated on Wednesday as the country grapples with threats and a humanitarian crisis.
Al Jazeera | 19 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Somalia and South Sudan to receive 100 million each in UK aid More than a million lives are hoped to be saved by the measures
The Independent | Feb 21, 2017 11:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend