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  1. Somalia clashes leave 35 deadRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Mogadishu. At least 35 people, most of them civilians, have been killed in a week of clashes in villages near Somalia's border with Ethiopia, officials and traditional elders said Sunday.

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  2. Minnesota painter's art captures scenes of prewar SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... and potter explained with a grin. He escaped death by a firing squad during the civil war that ravaged his native Somalia. He struggled to start over in Minnesota - toiling for years as a parking lot attendant while continuing to create art. Even ...

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  3. TANZANIA : Nairobi Close in On ECA Basketball Title RetentionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Basketball in Africa

    ... Dar es Salaam City in the first semifinal clash today at the same venue, while Dar Stars will battle with Qardo from Somalia in the second semifinal at the same venue. Men's teams are divided into two groups. Pool A comprises Mogadishu, Dar Stars, ...

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  4. Somaliland's slavery of refugees in their own homeland?Read the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    From the onset, Aminos had had always pondered escape route from Yemen which was falling apart at the seams. She wished to flee to Somaliland, a place she imagined has a better human rights record than Somalia that once inserted radio batteries in her vagina and offer safe space to live.

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  5. The Making of a HeroRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | FireHouse.com

    ... Hawaii, and 3rd Ranger Battalion at Fort Benning, GA. Col. McKnight served in combat in Panama in 1989 and in Somalia in 1993. Under the direction of Major General William Garrison, Col. McKnight led the 3rd Ranger Battalion in the streets of ...

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  6. Here's What 'Moderate' American Muslims Said When They Were Asked About Sharia LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Right Wing News

    ... for its high concentration of Somali refugees, to travel abroad and fight for terrorist groups. Some have joined Somalia's notorious al-Shabab, which slaughtered 147 Christians at a university in Kenya last month, while others have opted for ISIS in ...

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  7. At least 50 killed in clashes between Somali, Ethiopian militias on border: officialRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    At least 50 people were killed and scores of others injured in border clashes between Somali clan militia and Ethiopian paramilitary unit since last week, the Somali authorities said on Monday. Somalia's Galgadud region governor, Hussein Weheliye Cirfo, said most of the victims are civilians in the week-long fighting between Somali militia and Ethiopian force known as "Liyu police."

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  8. Lined up and shot, with his face in the dirtRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... hand that has fed you freedom, safety, and a voice." ABDI Aden was a happy-go-lucky, soccer-playing 15-year-old when Somalia's civil war hit Mogadishu and his world fell apart. With nowhere to turn, Abdi took the dangerous journey back to Mogadishu. ...

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  9. Clashes in Somalia leave 35 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Nation

    MOGADISHU : At least 35 people, most of them civilians, have been killed in a week of clashes in villages near Somalia's border with Ethiopia, officials and traditional elders said Sunday. The sources said the clashes involved Somali clan militia and members of the Liyu police, an Ethiopian paramilitary unit operating in Ethiopia's ethnic Somali region.

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  10. World News Update, what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... MOGADISHU - At least 35 people, most of them civilians, have been killed in a week of clashes in villages near Somalia's border with Ethiopia. BAGHDAD - Iraqi security forces lost 2300 Humvee armoured vehicles when the Islamic State jihadist group ...

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  11. Turning away a child seeking refuge from Yemen causes outcry in SomalilandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Big News Network.com

    From the onset, Aminos had always pondered an escape route from Yemen which was falling apart at the seams. She wished to flee to Somaliland, a place she imagined has a better human rights record than Somalia that once inserted radio batteries in her vagina.

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  12. Somalia: At Least 10 Killed in Clashes Near Somalia-Ethiopia BorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    Heavy fighting broke out between Somali Regional State of Ethiopia forces and pastoralists in small towns in central Somalia, leaving At least 10 people dead and injured 10 others. The battle erupted after forces from Somali Regional State of Ethiopia invaded in small towns in central Somalia and clashed with pastoralists over pasturelands and domestic animals.

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  13. Somalis in S.D. not alarmed by terror recruiting risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | USA Today

    Somalis in S.D. not alarmed by terror recruiting risks Social media puts Somalis immigrants living in Sioux Falls in reach of terror recruiters, but other factors distance them. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1HDqYAb "Every time we see the news, what is happening, because we came from Somalia, that is something that always worries us," said Somali refugee Suleiman Khamis.

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  14. Somaliland's Racial discriminatory policies on Somali refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | Harowo.com

    ... Surprisingly, the move has failed to hit the international news headlines. Perhaps, the Federal government of Somalia and the several UN offices in Somalia have remained silent from it. The vulnerability of Somalis within the Yemen conflict is ...

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  15. Somalia begins training 1st naval force in yearsRead the original story

    Saturday May 30 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Somalia started training 500 recruits Wednesday to serve as the country's first naval force in two decades to fight rampant piracy off the country's coast. Wearing simple uniforms of shorts and white T-shirts, the young men gathered on the shores of Mogadishu, Somalia's seaside capital, to practice swimming, diving and shooting.

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  16. 'They are very aggressive animals': Man impaled, killed by swordfish's billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | CBC News

    A man was impaled and killed by a swordfish in Hawaii on Friday, officials said. Here, a fisherman carries a swordfish on his head from the Indian Ocean waters to the market in Somalia's capital Mogadishu in December 2012.

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  17. Somalia May Pay 90% Oil Revenue to Explorer Under Draft DealRead the original story

    Friday May 29 | The Washington Post

    A draft production-sharing agreement, obtained by Bloomberg from an official close to the negotiations, sets the state's share of revenue on the first 25,000 barrels per day at 10 percent if found at a depth of greater than 1,000 meters and when oil costs less than $70 a barrel. If output exceeds 150,000 barrels, Somalia's take rises to 30 percent.

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  18. Somalia: A new parliament but no presidential voteRead the original story

    Friday May 29 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Somalia's chief justice on Monday swore in 211 new members of parliament, an accomplishment but one that fell far short of U.N. hopes that the Horn of Africa nation would seat a full 275-member parliament that would vote in a new president. Monday _ the last day of eight years of Somalia's U.N.-backed Transitional Federal Government _ was the day by which the U.N. repeatedly said a new president would be in place.

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  19. TANZANIA : Dar, Tanga Flop in ECA Basketball ChampionshipRead the original story

    Friday May 29 | Basketball in Africa

    TANZANIA teams continued to falter in the 16th edition of the East and Central African Inter-cities Basketball Championship after Tanga and Dar es Salaam lost their matches at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar es Salaam. Tanga went down fighting 61-81 against Qardo of Somalia in the men's category, while defending women's champions Nairobi launched their campaign on a sound note by thrashing hosts Dar es Salaam 83-42.

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  20. Portraits of FGM survivors to be exhibited this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    ... stories through pictures and words'. Hibo Wardere was a victim of FGM at the age of seven and moved from Mogadishu, Somalia, to the UK 25 years ago where she has become a campaigner against the practise. Ms Wardere and the other women in the ...

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