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Turkey army group announces takeover on TV (IMAGES)

0 Visits: 285 | Saturday July 16, 2016 - 03:51:51
An army group in Turkey says it has taken control of the country, with bridges closed in Istanbul and aircraft flying low over Ankara.

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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemns an attempted coup in Turkey

0 Visits: 226 | Saturday July 16, 2016 - 03:34:28
Mogadishu, 16 July 2016 (Villa Somalia)--- The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemned an attempted coup in the Republic of Turkey on Friday, after a group of military officers tried to disrupt the stability and the democracy of the country.

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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemns lorry terror attack in Nice, France

0 Visits: 220 | Friday July 15, 2016 - 17:33:57
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, extended condolences to the President of the Republic of France, François N. Hollande, following the brutal terrorist attack in Nice.

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Security Forces Foil Attempted Car Bombing At Popular Hotel

0 Visits: 209 | Thursday July 14, 2016 - 16:54:45
Security forces in Mogadishu have intercepted a car loaded with explosives on Thursday.

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AU Mission Pledges Support For Somalia's Political Process

0 Visits: 177 | Thursday July 14, 2016 - 09:50:46
An African Union pre-election mission has pledged support for political process in Somalia as the Horn of Africa nation heads to elections next month.

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African Union Pre-election Assessment Team arrives in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 214 | Tuesday July 12, 2016 - 15:26:08
A delegation from the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa arrived in Mogadishu, Somalia on Monday, on a pre-election assessment mission, ahead of the elections scheduled for August/September 2016.

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President Mohamud: I am Hopeful That The Somali People Would Give Me Another Chance

0 Visits: 200 | Tuesday July 12, 2016 - 14:50:27
The outgoing Somali President, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has indicated his willingness to keep his seat, hoping that the Somali people will give him one more chance to serve for them come September 2016 presidential elections.

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Somalia Mulls Maritime Law To Ensure Safety, Curb Pollution

0 Visits: 247 | Tuesday July 12, 2016 - 12:14:14
Somalia on Monday launched a draft policy paper aimed at revamping the maritime sector to help ensure marine safety and curb pollution.

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Somali Government Forces Recapture Villages Near Qansah Dheere

0 Visits: 221 | Friday July 08, 2016 - 14:50:27
Somali government forces backed by the African Union Peacekeeping mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops have recaptured villages near Qansah Dheere town from Al-Shabab fighters on Tuesday, according to military officials.

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UN Begins Sorting False From Genuine Refugees In Dadaab

0 Visits: 233 | Tuesday July 05, 2016 - 17:44:46
The United Nations on Monday launched a "verification exercise" to determine how many residents of the Dadaab complex are actually Kenya citizens posing as Somali refugees.

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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemns terror attacks in Saudi Arabia

0 Visits: 201 | Tuesday July 05, 2016 - 17:40:25
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemned the terrorist attacks in Saudi Arabia and reiterated his call for global anti- terror response.

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Activities in the Past Week

0 Visits: 620 | Saturday July 02, 2016 - 15:51:07
HE the Hon Mohamed Abdi Hayir (Mareye) briefed the media on security and development activities undertaken by the Federal Government of Somalia in past week.

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Somalia Commemorates Its Independence Day

0 Visits: 234 | Friday July 01, 2016 - 16:35:44
As Somalis celebrate 56 years of independence, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has urged them to dedicate themselves to defending the country's freedom and sovereignty.

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At Least 18 Killed By A Roadside Bomb In Somalia

0 Visits: 216 | Thursday June 30, 2016 - 14:18:01
At least 18 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb which went off on Thursday in Somalia's Lafole town, southwest of the capital, blowing up a packed mini-bus that was passing by, police said.

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More Than 20 Killed In Central Somalia Fighting

0 Visits: 210 | Thursday June 30, 2016 - 13:10:04
More than 20 people were killed Wednesday in fighting between government soldiers and Islamist insurgents in central Somalia, witnesses and officials said.

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SHARDO, a Somali NGO closeout skill Training project for 45 youth in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 376 | Wednesday June 29, 2016 - 15:53:34
At a closeout ceremony held at on 27th June 2016 in Global Hotel in Abdiasis district of Mogadishu-Somalia the project implemented by Shabelle Relief and Development Organization (SHARDO) a youth skill training project has been officially started on April 2016 with two courses such as tailoring with…

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Several Al-Shabaab Fighters Killed In Heavy Fighting In Bakool Region

0 Visits: 313 | Wednesday June 29, 2016 - 14:36:44
Two people were killed in a heavy fighting between Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers and Al-Shabaab fighters at SNA military base near Elbuur town in Galgaduud region.

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President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemns Istanbul Ataturk Airport terrorism attack

0 Visits: 194 | Wednesday June 29, 2016 - 14:24:31
The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, has strongly and unequivocally condemned the heinous violent acts of terrorism at Istanbul Airport which killed innocent people and injured many more.

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KDF Kills 40 Al-Shabaab Militants In Airstrikes

0 Visits: 196 | Wednesday June 29, 2016 - 14:05:11
Kenyan Defense Forces (KDF) killed more than 40 suspected Al-Shabaab militants in airstrikes carried out in Somalia's Gedo region, also destroying their terrorism hardware and machinery.

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US, Somalia Launch New Chapter In Relations

0 Visits: 209 | Tuesday June 28, 2016 - 18:02:41
The United States has filed a diplomatic void in Somalia, swearing in its first ambassador to that country in 25 years.

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UNSC Urges Prevention of Financing Al­-Shabaab, Other Terrorist Group In Somalia

0 Visits: 207 | Tuesday June 28, 2016 - 17:56:09
The members of the UN Security Council stressed today in a statement the need to take measures to prevent and suppress the financing of Al­-Shabaab, and any other terrorist group in Somalia.

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A City Council Member Shot Dead In Northern Galkayo

0 Visits: 188 | Monday June 27, 2016 - 15:47:23
Unidentified pistol-wielding men have shot and killed a local council member in northern Galkayo town, the headquarters of Mudug province in central Somalia, a witness said on Monday.

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