Somalia Newswire (Page 6)

Somalia Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Somalia. (Page 6)

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

    May 30, 2015 | 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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  2. Somalia May Pay 90% Oil Revenue to Explorer Under Draft DealRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | 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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  3. Somalia: A new parliament but no presidential voteRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | 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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  4. TANZANIA : Dar, Tanga Flop in ECA Basketball ChampionshipRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | 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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  5. Portraits of FGM survivors to be exhibited this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | 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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  6. Jan Grarup: Compassion only difference between human beings and animalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | PanArmenian Network

    ... from 2000 to 2005. The photo was taken in Ramallah in the West Bank. The only reason I worked with security in Somalia is that I would not last one hour on my own. That was a religious conflict, organized by some extremist Muslim terrorist groups. ...

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  7. Portland Police swears in first officer from SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... have since worked to repair. "This is a historical day for our police bureau as we welcome the first officer from Somalia. We've put in a lot of effort to build relationships with the Somali community," Assistant Police Chief Donna Henderson said at ...

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  8. Somaliland statehood has remained pipedream for almost two decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    ... facts rewarding warlords, pirates, and ex-terrorists-turned pet allies with the "liberal" world. Sheikh Sharif of Somalia's presidendcy, once a most wanted terrorist, now lives in Boston, preaching democracy. Somaliland, however, challenged the AU's ...

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  9. Shantytown SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | City Journal

    ... than on the outskirts of Mogadishu.' That may be true in the narrowest sense, given the horrors of places like Somalia, but it shouldn't serve as the guiding principle for allowing beggars to continue sleeping in the streets or in Johannesburg-style ...

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  10. Portraits of FGM victims to be exhibited this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | 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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  11. Wanted Shabaab leader dies in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    A senior al-Shabaab leader with a 3 million US dollar bounty on his head has died in the southern region of Somalia, the militant group said on Thursday. The group's spokesman Ali Mohamud Rage said Sheikh Hassan Turki died at 73 in his bed in Hargeysa Yarey village, Lower Juba after a long sickness.

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  12. Leading Shebab figure dies in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Daily Star

    MOGADISHU: A leading figure in the Somali-based Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab movement has died in Somalia, the Islamic militant group said Thursday. In a death announcement and obituary carried by jihadist media, the Shebab said Sheikh Hassan Abdulahi Turki, known as Hassan Turki, died Wednesday evening in the Middle Juba region south of the capital Mogadishu.

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  13. U.S.-wanted Al-Shabaab commander dies in SomaliaRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    A senior Al-Shabaab leader with a 3 million U.S. dollar bounty on his head has died in the southern region of Somalia, the militant group said Thursday. The group's spokesman Ali Mohamud Rage said Sheikh Hassan Turki died at 73 in his bed in Hargeysa Yarey village, Lower Juba after a long sickness.

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  14. BEA 2015: Newt Gingrich: International IntrigueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Publishers' Weekly

    As a Washington insider, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich knows whereof he speaks when it comes to international terrorists. In his newest offering, Duplicity , he and cowriter Pete Early create a situation reminiscent of news headlines about an embassy hostage crisis in Somalia and an American president running for re-election.

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  15. Kenya's fight against corruption backfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    ... his critics more ammunition to fault the government in the face of rising attacks by militants from neighbouring Somalia. The main opposition, led by former prime minister Raila Odinga, has called Kenyatta's graft probe a whitewash that serves to ...

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  16. Mogadishu's Lido beach: Sun, surf and... grenades?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | BBC News

    ... the world. But it's improved very much," he said. "Octopus, sea turtle, lobster, shrimp - it's all over this place! Somalia is the most rich in seafood," said Lule Dhan, an Ethiopian who is executive chef at the Benadir Beach Restaurant. "This ...

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  17. Somalia Listed as Worst Country for Maternal HealthRead the original story

    May 21, 2015 | Chosun Ilbo

    The British aid group Save the Children ranks Somalia as the worst country on Earth for being a mother. The ranking is based on statistics for maternal health, child mortality, education and women's income in Somalia.

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  18. Somalia Executes Two MP AssassinsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    One of the MPs was the popular female singer, Saado Ali Warsame, who was killed in a drive-by shooting in July. Al-Shabaab advocates the strict Saudi-inspired Wahhabi version of Islam and is battling the UN-backed government to create an Islamic state.

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  19. Voluntary repatriations from the Dadaab camps cont...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Walta Information Centre

    On his short trip to Kenya and Somali he also discussed the agreement, signed in November 2013 between UNHCR and the governments of Kenya and Somalia, to assist Somali refugees in the Dadaab camp complex to voluntarily return to selected areas of Somalia. According to MoFA, he also held talks with Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and other officials.

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  20. Seven stories for Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Writer

    ... written by Philadelphia journalist Mark Bowden . The articles follow the United Task Force's 1992 efforts to unify Somalia and capture local militia leader Mohamed Farrah Aidid. During the battle in Mogadishu, two US Black Hawk helicopters were ...

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