Somalia Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Somalia president: No elections in 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Somalia's president is ruling out the possibility of holding elections that are due next year, citing security challenges stemming from an Islamic insurgency. Opposition parties charge that that his government is taking advantage of poor security to extend its mandate through postponement of elections.

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  2. Somalia: No Popular Elections in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Big News Network.com

    The president of Somalia has told VOA that his government will not hold popular elections next year, due to continuing insecurity in the country. In an interview Wednesday with VOA's Somali Service, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said that "one person, one vote" elections will not be possible under current circumstances.

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  3. .com | Somalia making progress - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | News24

    The UN envoy for Somalia on Wednesday insisted the country was making progress, a day after the government said elections cannot be held as promised in next year. On Tuesday, Somalia's government admitted that insecurity and lack of political progress means there cannot be "one man, one vote" elections in 2016 as envisaged by the United Nations, foreign diplomats and the government itself.

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  4. Embassy continues its work in aftermath of car bombingRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | China Daily

    China has sent a mission to bring home the body of the Chinese embassy security staff member killed in a car bombing in Somalia and dispatched a working group to tackle the aftermath, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. The suicide bombing at the gate of the Jazeera Palace Hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Sunday killed at least 15 people, including the Chinese embassy staffer in charge of security and safety precautions, and injured three other embassy staff members.

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  5. US trafficking report: When doing the right thing just ain't enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Nation

    ... was dire for the US, and the government did what it had to do to maintain public safety and peace. In Mogadishu, Somalia, in 1993, the US sent Black Hawk helicopters to hunt down notorious terrorist suspects. So, it seems disproportionate - even a ...

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  6. .com | Somalia hotel bomber is former German residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | News24

    Somalia's intelligence agency on Wednesday identified a suicide truck bomber who attacked a hotel in Mogadishu as a 30-year-old Somali who had lived in Germany but returned to join the Shabaab. A statement from the National Security and Intelligence Agency also said the death toll from the massive explosion on Sunday had risen to 17, with more than 10 others wounded.

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  7. Somalia's planned 2016 elections will not be a popular voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Somalia has abandoned the idea of holding a popular vote for its planned 2016 elections, the presidency said on Wednesday. Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud receives a guard of honour after arriving at the airport in Abuja, Nigeria May 28, 2015.

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  8. German citizen behind Mogadishu, Somalia hotel attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | UPI

    The suicide bombing of a landmark Mogadishu, Somalia, hotel this week, in which at least 13 died, was caused by a German citizen of Somali origin, a senior Somali intelligence officer said Wednesday. "Investigations are still continuing and it is too early to give full update, but what I can confirm is that the male bomber was a German citizen of Somali origin who just came back recently," he said, adding the suspect had recently lived in Bonn, Germany.

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  9. German behind Somalia hotel attackRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Newkerala.com

    A German citizen of Somali origin was behind the July 26 bomb attack on Jazeera Hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu that killed 15 people, a senior Somali intelligence officer said on Wednesday. "Investigations are still continuing and it is too early to give full update, but what I can confirm is that the male bomber was a German citizen of Somali origin who just came back recently," the officer told Xinhua news agency, saying that the suicide bomber had lived in the German city of Bonn before his return to Somalia.

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  10. German behind Somalia hotel attack: officialRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Xinhuanet

    A German citizen of Somali origin was behind Sunday's bomb attack on Jazeera Hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu that killed 15 people, a senior Somali intelligence officer said Wednesday. "Full investigations are still continuing and it is too early to give full update, but what I can confirm to you is that the male bomber was a German citizen of Somali origin who just came back recently," the unnamed officer told Xinhua, noting that the suicide bomber had lived in the German city of Bonn before his return to Somalia.

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  11. Somalia: Police Locks Down Key Roads in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | AllAfrica.com

    Somalia police, along with security forces have locked down key roads in Mogadishu for security reasons amid 2nd High Level Partnership Forum set to kick off in the capital. The forum is being held at African Union Mission for Somalia military base in Mogadishu airport and that will be co-hosted by Somalia leader Hassan Sheikh and UN chief for Somalia, Nicholas Kay The High Level Partnership Forum will not be attended by Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland and Interim Jubaland administrations over disagreement between both regional state administrations and government leaders.

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  12. Somalia: Delivery Is Somalia's Top PriorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | AllAfrica.com

    HE Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Federal Republic of Somalia and Nicholas Kay, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General to Somalia will today co-host the first-ever Ministerial High-Level Partnership Forum to be held in Mogadishu, Somalia. The second Ministerial HLPF brings together 30 international delegations and more than 120 participants from all branches of Somali government, including Parliament and the Interim Regional Administrations, and the international community.

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  13. Africa: Security Council Okays Ongoing AU Deployment in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | AllAfrica.com

    The Security Council today authorized the Member States of the African Union to maintain the deployment of the African Union Mission in Somalia for an additional 10 months, until 30 May 2016. By the unanimously adopted text, the Council followed the Secretary-General's recommendation that conditions would not be appropriate for a United Nations peacekeeping operation in the country until the end of 2016, at the earliest.

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  14. Somalia: Suicide Bomber Had Ties to Germany, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | AllAfrica.com

    A suicide truck bomber who killed at least 15 people in Somalia may have been a dual Somali-German national. Government sources believe his family knew of his whereabouts for several years.

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  15. Obama visit was a security 'nightmare' - Police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | New Vision

    ... Joseph Boinnet said, referring to fears of attacks by Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants from across the border in Somalia. "But thank God what we had put in place worked and we are determined to keep them away from our borders, keep them away ...

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  16. Somali gov't, people condemn hotel terror attackRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Xinhuanet

    ... and bring them to the justice," he said in Mogadishu. Aato said that Al-Shabaab wants to send a message that Somalia is not safe, noting that the government will enhance its campaign for elimination of the militants who claimed responsibility for ...

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  17. Two Journalists Killed in Somalia Suicide Car Bomb AttackRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Editor & Publisher

    Two journalists were killed and third seriously wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, in which 13 people died.

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  18. UN chief condemns deadly Al Shabaab attack against hotel in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Newkerala.com

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned the attack perpetrated by Al Shabaab on Sunday on the Al-Jazeera Hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. The attack resulted in a number of casualties and injuries, including to staff of diplomatic missions of several countries whose missions were based in the hotel, reads a statement issued by Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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  19. China embassy hit by bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | China Daily

    African Union soldiers walk past the Jazeera Palace Hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, following a car bombing on Sunday. The attack killed at least 15 people, including a Chinese embassy staff member.

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  20. In Ethiopia, Obama Hails Democracy Despite Recent Election Where Ruling Party Won 100% of SeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Democracy Now

    ... back against violent extremism. Ethiopia faces serious threats. And its contribution to the African Union Mission in Somalia have reduced areas under al-Shabab control, but, as the prime minister noted, yesterday's bombing in Mogadishu reminds us ...

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