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AMISOM commences probe into killing of Somali peace activist Almaas Elman

MOGADISHU (HOL) - AMISOM said Friday it has commenced investigations into the killing of Somali peace activist Almaas Elman Wednesday afternoon.
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AMISOM commences probe into killing of Somali peace activist Almaas Elman

MOGADISHU (HOL) - AMISOM said Friday it has commenced investigations into the killing of Somali peace activist Almaas Elman Wednesday afternoon.

Chinese envoy urges global community to help Somalia improve governance capacity

A Chinese envoy on Thursday called on the international community to help Somalia improve its governance capacity.
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Chinese envoy urges global community to help Somalia improve governance capacity

A Chinese envoy on Thursday called on the international community to help Somalia improve its governance capacity.

Mobile Phone Warnings Set to Aid Climate-vulnerable Somali Nomads

LONDON - In central Somalia’s Beledweyne district, families still reeling from food shortages and livestock deaths after another year of poor rains were surprised by a new disaster last month: brutal floods that completely submerged homes after the Shabell
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Mobile Phone Warnings Set to Aid Climate-vulnerable Somali Nomads

LONDON - In central Somalia’s Beledweyne district, families still reeling from food shortages and livestock deaths after another year of poor rains were surprised by a new disaster last month: brutal floods that completely submerged homes after the Shabelle River burst its banks.

Jury finds Pittsburgh man guilty of second-degree murder in zTrip driver beating death

An Allegheny County jury Thursday found an Arlington Heights man guilty of second-degree murder, robbery and conspiracy to rob in the beating death nearly three years ago of a Somali cab driver.
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Jury finds Pittsburgh man guilty of second-degree murder in zTrip driver beating death

An Allegheny County jury Thursday found an Arlington Heights man guilty of second-degree murder, robbery and conspiracy to rob in the beating death nearly three years ago of a Somali cab driver.

Killing of human rights activist in Somalia underlines need for civilian protection - Amnesty

MOGADISHU (HOL) - The death of prominent Somali-Canadian human rights activist Almaas Elman, who was shot in Mogadishu yesterday, shows the risk faced by activists in the country and underlines the need for the authorities to ensure the safety of civilians, s
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Killing of human rights activist in Somalia underlines need for civilian protection - Amnesty

MOGADISHU (HOL) - The death of prominent Somali-Canadian human rights activist Almaas Elman, who was shot in Mogadishu yesterday, shows the risk faced by activists in the country and underlines the need for the authorities to ensure the safety of civilians, said Amnesty International.

November 21, 1949: Remembering the UN Resolution placing Somalia under international Trusteeship

70 years ago today, after all-night discussions on November 21, 1949, the General Assembly of the United Nations, overwhelming accepted the draft resolution prepared by the First Committee by a vote of 48 to 1 and 9 abstentions, placing Somalia under Italia
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November 21, 1949: Remembering the UN Resolution placing Somalia under international Trusteeship

70 years ago today, after all-night discussions on November 21, 1949, the General Assembly of the United Nations, overwhelming accepted the draft resolution prepared by the First Committee by a vote of 48 to 1 and 9 abstentions, placing Somalia under Italian Trusteeship.

Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday.
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Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted on charges of bribery, fraud and breach of trust, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit announced Thursday.

'They Wish Me Dead.' Convict In ISIS Case Faces Backlash For Helping Feds

When 24-year-old Abdirizak Warsame came home from prison over the summer, his family welcomed him with his favorite foods and long talks with the siblings he hadn't seen in three years....
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'They Wish Me Dead.' Convict In ISIS Case Faces Backlash For Helping Feds

When 24-year-old Abdirizak Warsame came home from prison over the summer, his family welcomed him with his favorite foods and long talks with the siblings he hadn't seen in three years....

President Farmaajo, opposition chiefs resolve disputes, agree on timely elections

MOGADISHU (HOL) - The 2020/21 elections must be held in time and without delays, a meeting between President Mohamed Farmajo and opposition leaders resolved Wednesday.
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President Farmaajo, opposition chiefs resolve disputes, agree on timely elections

MOGADISHU (HOL) - The 2020/21 elections must be held in time and without delays, a meeting between President Mohamed Farmajo and opposition leaders resolved Wednesday.

Somali Government vows to bring to book killer of Almaas Elman

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali Government has vowed to bring to book the killers of peace activist Almaas Elman who was shot dead within the heavily fortified airport environs in Mogadishu Wednesday.
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Somali Government vows to bring to book killer of Almaas Elman

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali Government has vowed to bring to book the killers of peace activist Almaas Elman who was shot dead within the heavily fortified airport environs in Mogadishu Wednesday.

José Mourinho appointed Tottenham manager after Pochettino sacked

Tottenham Hotspur have acted swiftly to appoint José Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that will run until the end of the 2022-23 season following Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking on Tuesday.
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José Mourinho appointed Tottenham manager after Pochettino sacked

Tottenham Hotspur have acted swiftly to appoint José Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that will run until the end of the 2022-23 season following Mauricio Pochettino’s sacking on Tuesday.

Almaas Elman, Somali-Canadian Activist, Is Shot Dead in Mogadishu

A Somali-Canadian aid worker and activist was shot dead on Wednesday in Mogadishu, a police official said, dealing a new blow to efforts by the Somali diaspora to return home and help rebuild the country after decades of war.
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Almaas Elman, Somali-Canadian Activist, Is Shot Dead in Mogadishu

A Somali-Canadian aid worker and activist was shot dead on Wednesday in Mogadishu, a police official said, dealing a new blow to efforts by the Somali diaspora to return home and help rebuild the country after decades of war.

Almaas Elman, sister of renown peace activist Ilwad Elman shot dead in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Almaas Elman the sister of the renowned human rights activist Ilwad Elman was Wednesday afternoon shot dead near Halane compound in Mogadishu.
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Almaas Elman, sister of renown peace activist Ilwad Elman shot dead in Mogadishu

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Almaas Elman the sister of the renowned human rights activist Ilwad Elman was Wednesday afternoon shot dead near Halane compound in Mogadishu.

Ex-Presidents to meet Farmaajo amidst ensuing political run-ins

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali President Mohamed Farmaajo is Wednesday meeting former presidents Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Sheikh Sharif Ahmed following weeks of tension which has seen the opposition head to court.
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Ex-Presidents to meet Farmaajo amidst ensuing political run-ins

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali President Mohamed Farmaajo is Wednesday meeting former presidents Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Sheikh Sharif Ahmed following weeks of tension which has seen the opposition head to court.

Oriole’s TSR secures funding to rekindle Djibouti exploration

East African explorer Thani Stratex Resources (TSR), in which Aim-quoted Oriole Resources holds 26.1%, has secured funding for an accelerated exploration programme at its Djibouti projects over the next three years
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Oriole’s TSR secures funding to rekindle Djibouti exploration

East African explorer Thani Stratex Resources (TSR), in which Aim-quoted Oriole Resources holds 26.1%, has secured funding for an accelerated exploration programme at its Djibouti projects over the next three years

‘Somali flood response by local firms and communities needs better coordination’ – interview

Abdullahi Nur Osman, the president of Hormuud Telecom Foundation, recently visited Beledweyne and other flood-affected southern Somali towns to see how local relief efforts were going.
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‘Somali flood response by local firms and communities needs better coordination’ – interview

Abdullahi Nur Osman, the president of Hormuud Telecom Foundation, recently visited Beledweyne and other flood-affected southern Somali towns to see how local relief efforts were going.

UN, AU welcome Kenya-Somalia rapprochement

The UN and other Somalia’s partners on Saturday said the recent decision by Kenya and Somalia to normalise their relations will help the region to concentrate on security challenges in the Horn of Africa.
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UN, AU welcome Kenya-Somalia rapprochement

The UN and other Somalia’s partners on Saturday said the recent decision by Kenya and Somalia to normalise their relations will help the region to concentrate on security challenges in the Horn of Africa.

‘We have nothing’: Somalia floods raise spectre of famine

Communities already hit by war and drought face fresh disaster as 370,000 are forced from homes. Ciraa Farah Ali was asleep when she heard the flood. It was dark, and the 45-year-old mother of seven....
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‘We have nothing’: Somalia floods raise spectre of famine

Communities already hit by war and drought face fresh disaster as 370,000 are forced from homes. Ciraa Farah Ali was asleep when she heard the flood. It was dark, and the 45-year-old mother of seven....

WHO seeks 1.38 mln USD for flood-hit Somalia

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is seeking additional support of 1.38 million U.S. dollars to further scale up and sustain its current surge operations in the flood-affected districts of Somalia.
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WHO seeks 1.38 mln USD for flood-hit Somalia

The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is seeking additional support of 1.38 million U.S. dollars to further scale up and sustain its current surge operations in the flood-affected districts of Somalia.

Somalia refutes claims of Italian funds withdrawal over delays

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali government has denied claims the Italian government has held back €6 million meant for rehabilitation of Shabelle river banks over failure to submit funding proposals.
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Somalia refutes claims of Italian funds withdrawal over delays

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Somali government has denied claims the Italian government has held back €6 million meant for rehabilitation of Shabelle river banks over failure to submit funding proposals.

Italy withholds €6m for rehabilitation of Shabelle river banks after Somalia fails to submit proposals

ROME (HOL) - The government of Italy has withheld €6 million meant for rehabilitation of Shabelle river to end perennial flooding in Beletweyne after Somalia failed to apply for the grants.
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Italy withholds €6m for rehabilitation of Shabelle river banks after Somalia fails to submit proposals

ROME (HOL) - The government of Italy has withheld €6 million meant for rehabilitation of Shabelle river to end perennial flooding in Beletweyne after Somalia failed to apply for the grants.

Football may further strengthen Turkey-Somalia relations

Turkey is a nation which is football-mad. When it comes to passion for football, Turkish fans are among the most committed. Turkish football is watched all over the world from coffee shops in London to, now, across Somalia. Somalis, like Turks, are crazy for
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Football may further strengthen Turkey-Somalia relations

Turkey is a nation which is football-mad. When it comes to passion for football, Turkish fans are among the most committed. Turkish football is watched all over the world from coffee shops in London to, now, across Somalia. Somalis, like Turks, are crazy for football.

Attacks in Northern Kenya Highlight al-Shabaab’s Enduring Ambition

Deadly al-Shabaab attacks targeting security forces, civilians, and government installations in northeastern Kenya have continued to unfold despite security forces’ intensified actions to counter the militant group’s activities in the region.
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Attacks in Northern Kenya Highlight al-Shabaab’s Enduring Ambition

Deadly al-Shabaab attacks targeting security forces, civilians, and government installations in northeastern Kenya have continued to unfold despite security forces’ intensified actions to counter the militant group’s activities in the region.

Somaliland Human Rights Centre condemns closure of TV and arrest of politicians

HARGEISA (HOL) - Somaliland Human Rights Centre has condemned the crackdown of media and opposition by authorities terming it a violation of the constitution.
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Somaliland Human Rights Centre condemns closure of TV and arrest of politicians

HARGEISA (HOL) - Somaliland Human Rights Centre has condemned the crackdown of media and opposition by authorities terming it a violation of the constitution.

The most dangerous countries in the world for 2020 revealed: Interactive map shows Libya and Somalia are the riskiest but Nordic destinations are the safest

Libya and Somalia are the most dangerous places on earth for 2020, according to a new map designed for travellers that alerts them to risks abroad.
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The most dangerous countries in the world for 2020 revealed: Interactive map shows Libya and Somalia are the riskiest but Nordic destinations are the safest

Libya and Somalia are the most dangerous places on earth for 2020, according to a new map designed for travellers that alerts them to risks abroad.

Dubai Airshow opens with paltry sales — only two jets sold amid tough market conditions

The Middle East’s flagship aerospace expo, famous for record-smashing deals, opened with an underwhelming first day Sunday — a possible indicator of the growing challenges facing the global aviation industry.
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Dubai Airshow opens with paltry sales — only two jets sold amid tough market conditions

The Middle East’s flagship aerospace expo, famous for record-smashing deals, opened with an underwhelming first day Sunday — a possible indicator of the growing challenges facing the global aviation industry.

BREAKING: Police occupy Waddani headquarters, barricade roads ahead of today’s demos

HARGEISA (HOL) - Security forces have taken over the headquarters of the Somaliland opposition party Waddani and closed all roads leading to the premises following planned protests set for today.
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BREAKING: Police occupy Waddani headquarters, barricade roads ahead of today’s demos

HARGEISA (HOL) - Security forces have taken over the headquarters of the Somaliland opposition party Waddani and closed all roads leading to the premises following planned protests set for today.

Al-Attiyah meets Somalia PM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah met the Prime Minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khaire, in Doha on Sunday.
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Al-Attiyah meets Somalia PM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah met the Prime Minister of Somalia Hassan Ali Khaire, in Doha on Sunday.

Sri Lanka elects new president in first vote since deadly bombings

Sri Lanka's former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been elected as the country's new President, winning 52.2% of the vote, according to the chairman of Sri Lanka's Election Commission.
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Sri Lanka elects new president in first vote since deadly bombings

Sri Lanka's former defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been elected as the country's new President, winning 52.2% of the vote, according to the chairman of Sri Lanka's Election Commission.

Former president calls for respect of law and legal dispute resolution

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Former President Abdikasim Salad has called on politicians in the country to uphold rule of law and use the appropriate channels in case of disputes to avoid fueling conflicts in the country.
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Former president calls for respect of law and legal dispute resolution

MOGADISHU (HOL) - Former President Abdikasim Salad has called on politicians in the country to uphold rule of law and use the appropriate channels in case of disputes to avoid fueling conflicts in the country.