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  1. To Fight Hunger, Somali Farmers Turn to Ugandan RootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | Voice of America

    A farmer works in an irrigated field near the village of Botor, Somaliland, April 16, 2016. Across the Horn of Africa, millions have been hit by the severe El Nino-related drought.

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  2. 'Serious concern' in Somalia as 5 million go hungry, U.N. saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Reuters

    The number of Somalis who do not have enough to eat has risen to five million, or more than four out of ten people, due to poor rains, the United Nations said on Tuesday, with children at the greatest risk of ill-health and death. The figure has increased by 300,000 since February, it said, amid ongoing conflict between the Islamist militant group al Shabaab and Somalia's African Union-backed government.

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  3. VOA Somali Hosting Live 'Mogadishu-Minnesota' Town Hall MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 3 | Voice of America

    Voice of America's Somali Service is holding a live town hall meeting which for the first time connects Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia, with Saint Paul City, in Minnesota, home to the largest Somali community in the United States. Town hall participants are expected to discuss topics such as extremism, unemployment and education, which greatly affect the younger generation in both Somalia and Minnesota.

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  4. Several dead in Somalia hotel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | ABS-CBN News

    Somali security forces assess the scene of a car bomb claimed by al Shabaab Islamist militants outside the president's palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, August 30, 2016. REUTERS/Feisal Omar At least 15 people died when jihadists exploded a suicide car bomb outside a popular hotel close to the presidential palace in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police said Wednesday, updating an earlier toll.

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  5. Car bomb explodes near Turkish embassy in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | USA Today

    Car bomb explodes near Turkish embassy in Somalia A beachfront tourist area in the Somali capital of Mogadishu was rocked by an explosion and gunfire. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bZrZ17 A foreign security officer checks a body at the scene of a suicide attack in Mogadishu, on July , 31, 2016.

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  6. Sahra Halgan sings recognition for SomalilandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | The Japan Times

    We in the West are used to thinking of music mainly as entertainment. On occasion, it can fulfill a religious function, or be deployed to argue one political point or another.

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  7. Italy: Recent chikungunya infection in travellers returning from SomaliaRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 | Crofs Blogs

    Since chikungunya virus was first isolated in 1952 , outbreaks have occurred every 7-20 years in countries in Africa and Asia, and since 2013, it has been identified in the Americas. However, no cases have been reported from the Horn of Africa.

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  8. Recent Chikungunya Virus Infection in 2 Travelers Returning from Mogadishu, Somalia, to Italy, 2016Read the original story

    Aug 11, 2016 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    To the Editor: Since chikungunya virus was first isolated in 1952 , outbreaks have occurred every 7-20 years in countries in Africa and Asia, and since 2013, it has been identified in the Americas . However, no cases have been reported from the Horn of Africa .

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  9. Opiyooloya 162x162Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | New Vision

    It was arranged by one of the highest, most respected ranking officials at the Uganda's mission in Somalia. At the gate, Uganda soldiers of the United Nations Guard Unit were extremely helpful.

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  10. He's our bad guy: a Paul Manafort storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Hill

    "It is the middle of the night, July 27, 1989, and I am aboard an ancient Kenya Airways 707 that was retired long ago from the US fleet. Its stained fuselage riddled with rust spots around the nose and cargo area give away its age and condition.

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  11. Bird-like drone recovered in Somalia is the real 'Black Hawk Down'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Digital Trends

    An unusual bird-like drone was found last week in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. The origins of the crudely designed UAV are unknown, but early reports suggest it may belong to Somali intelligence agency NISA.

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  12. Collected Department Releases: Somalia's National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2016 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate the people and government of Somalia on your 56th Independence Day on July 1. The United States supports Somalia as it continues its progress towards building a stable, federal democracy. We remain confident that this year's electoral process will be another step forward on Somalia's path to democracy, security, and prosperity.

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  13. Erdogan hopes for 'quick' return to normal Turkey-Russia tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a joint press conference with Somalia's President following the opening a new Turkish embassy in Mogadishu on June 3, 2016 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday he hoped for a "quick" normalisation in ties with Russia after he expressed regret over the downing of one of Moscow's military jets. "I hope we can put behind us the current situation, which is detrimental to both countries, and advance towards a quick normalisation," he said in a dinner to break the Ramadan fast at his presidential palace in Ankara.

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  14. Rocky future for Somalia's ancient cave artRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | New Vision

    PIC: A primitive rock painting, one of a galaxy of colourful animal and human sketches to adorn the caves in the rocky hills of this arid wilderness in northern Somalia, near Hargeisa, home to Africa's earliest known and most pristine rock art. Centuries have passed since Neolithic artists swirled red and white colour on the cliffs of northern Somalia, painting antelopes, cattle, giraffes and hunters carrying bows and arrows.

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  15. Need a 3-D View Of a Bombing? Spy Mappers Are Talking About An App for That.Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | Government Executive

    One day, a Foreign Service officer in Somalia might be able to use his smartphone camera to help swiftly reconstruct war devastation for eyes wrapped in Oculus 3-D headgear back in Washington. Virtual reality is not all fun and games.

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  16. Turkish President Under Fire for Views on WomenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Voice of America

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's renewed call for Turkish women to forgo birth control and have at least three children has drawn ire from women's rights advocates and is being questioned by Islamic scholars and political experts. "We do not think that defining women over motherhood, and mulling over how many children they should have, or whether they should work or not, are among the main duties of the president," said Sirin Mine Kilic, the secretary general of a nationwide women's rights group, KADER.

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  17. KRQE News 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | KRQE Albuquerque

    There is a lot of smoke coming out of the Jemez Mountains, but officials say it's all part of the plan. Firefighters are m KIEV, Ukraine - Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, WASHINGTON - For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ir It's a beautiful start to the day with sunny and comfortable skies.

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  18. Turkey opens new embassy complex in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    In remarks made at the ceremony, Erdogan said: "Currently, we are in the Mogadishu Embassy Complex of the Republic of Turkey. It is the number one complex in the world.

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  19. Erdogan opens Turkey's new embassy complex in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Trend

    In remarks made at the ceremony, Erdogan said: "Currently, we are in the Mogadishu Embassy Complex of the Republic of Turkey. It is the number one complex in the world.

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  20. Erdogan Visits Somalia After Hotel AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Voice of America

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurates a new Turkish embassy during a two-day visit to Somalia's capital Mogadishu, June 3, 2016. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on a two-day visit to Somalia's capital, arriving in the wake of an al-Shabab attack that claimed the lives of two dozen people.

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