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1 hr ago | CNN

@ORC35 -Onlf's Response Regarding the Puntland Strongman's...

Abdiweli Gaas, the previous Somali PM who now rules Puntland, has recently stomped to Ethiopia, claiming that he no longer recognizes the Somali Federal government, seeking help from the Ethiopian regime which is known to encourage any spoiler like Abdiweli in order to destabilize the effort to rebuild the Somali Republic.

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5 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

OIC appeals to its members to assist Somalia

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation has made urgent appeal to its Member States and the international organizations to provide urgent assistance to Somalia.

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9 hrs ago | AlertNet

Nine killed in fighting between rival regions in north Somalia

At least nine people were killed in fighting on Thursday between rival areas in Somalia's usually calm Somaliland region, residents said, highlighting the fragility of security improvements anywhere in the Horn of Africa nation.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Somalia: Business Resumes At Mogadishu's Bakara Market Following Merchant Strike

Business returned to normal in Mogadishu's Bakara market on Tuesday after merchants held a two-day strike in protest of the illegal levy of taxes on their goods.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

Somalia: NUSOJ and Finnish VIKES Conduct three Day workshop for Somali Journalists in Mogadishu

The National Union of Somali Journalists and the Finnish Foundation for Media and Development conducted a two-phase, three day workshop for 80 journalists invited from the whole media stations in Mogadishu at Siyaad City Hotel on 23 25 August, 2014.

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The Baltimore Sun

Somali 'paradise flower' chewers savor low-price bliss after UK ban

"The president has arrived, the president has arrived," chant youths in Mogadishu's Beerta Khaatka market, as armed men in trucks mounted with machine guns escort lorries with horns blaring through the throng.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Voice of America

AU, Somali Troops Take Key Town From al-Shabab

The AU force says the capture of Tiyeglow gives the Somali government full control of the Bakool region and prevents al-Shabab from extorting high fees from vehicles using a main road that cuts through the town.

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Foreign Policy

Franchise Opportunity: Western Union in Somaliland

The self-declared republic's economy is based on remittances from abroad -- which are good business, too.

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In-depth Africa

Somali forces and AMISOM liberate Tiyeeglow town in Bakool region from al-shabaab

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA August 25, 2014: Somalia forces supported by African Union peacekeepers have liberated the strategic town of Tiyeeglow in Bakool region from Al-Shabaab terrorists in the latest attack dubbed Operation Indian Ocean which is aimed at liberating more towns

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Foreign Policy

Franchise Opportunity: Western Union in Somaliland

The self-declared republic's economy is based on remittances from abroad -- which are good business, too.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Peninsula

Qatar opens embassy in Somalia

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahmoud met the charg d'affaires of Qatar's Embassy in Mogadishu, Hassan bin Hamza Assad Mohammed, after the opening of the Qatari mission in Somalia.

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In-depth Africa

somali government's Weekly Press on the Progress of the Government

Mareeg.com-Mogadishu, 23 August 2014 HE the Minister of Information, Mustafa Duhulow, today addressed the media in Mogadishu, providing an update on the progress of the Federal Government of Somalia over the last week.

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BollywoodLife.com

The Expendables 3 movie review: High on action, low on performance

Age is only a state of mind" - this statement that I heard in the film, immediately made my mind wander and think about all possible quotes and phrases on 'age' to analyse this film.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Detroit News

Somalia TV sales grow as many avoid public places

Technicians crimp wires and test signal strength of boxes while others go to homes across the Somali capital to install new systems or fix faulty ones.

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Voice of America

Troops Pledged for East African Standby Force

Somali soldiers patrol near the wreckage of a car bomb that was detonated at the main gate of the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, July, 9, 2014.

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ABC News

Kenya: Man Says He Is Wanted Somali Terror Suspect

A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi, who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said Friday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Fox News

EXCLUSIVE: UN spends millions on security programs for...

Jan 19, 2012: United Nations personnel look on as a worker serves food at a camp in Hodan district in Mogadishu.

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The Daily Star

Somali child soldiers 'punished' in foreign-funded camps: UN

NAIROBI: Former child soldiers in war-torn Somalia are being held in prison conditions in foreign-funded camps, "punishing" rather than rehabilitating them, the top U.N. children's envoy said Thursday.

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AllAfrica.com

Somalia: Former Warlord Abdi Nur Escapes Mogadishu Crackdown

Former war lord Abdi Nur Siyad who has been earlier targeted by Somali security forces for disarmament security operation in Mogadishu has escaped from the capital and reached Guricel town in central Somalia.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

New Vision

AMISOM to leave Somalia in 2016

THE African Mission to Somalia , a peace keeping mission operated by the African Union would be leaving Somalia in 2016, according to the latest assessment by stakeholders.

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