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Turkish entrepreneurs group opens office in Somalia

0 Visits: 44 | 17 October, 2018
The largest association of independent businesspeople in Turkey has opened an office in Somalia as part of its drive to expand into Africa.

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Israeli jets pound Gaza after rocket hits home

0 Visits: 133 | 17 October, 2018
Four Israelis in shock after projectile hits their home in Beer Sheva in the first rocket fire in months.

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KDF will only leave Somalia after Shabaab defeat

0 Visits: 70 | 15 October, 2018
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said KDF soldiers will only pull out of Somalia after terror group Al-Shabaab is defeated and stability restored.

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Saudi Arabia's threat to hit the US economy would have been a lot scarier 15 years ago

0 Visits: 45 | 15 October, 2018
there could be "severe punishment" for Saudi Arabia if officials were involved in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi government has threatened to retaliate.

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Germany extends border controls with Austria and Denmark

0 Visits: 85 | 13 October, 2018
Germany's Interior Ministry will extend migration controls at borders with Austria and Denmark for another six months. Denmark, Austria and France have also announced their intention to extend border controls.

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Court orders Ugandan born terror suspect to be deported to Kenya

0 Visits: 206 | 12 October, 2018
An International Crimes Division High Court in Kampala on Thursday ruled that a Kenyan national facing terror charges in Uganda should be deported after he was acquitted of the offence.

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Italy's PM visits Ethiopia and then Eritrea to support peace

0 Visits: 232 | 12 October, 2018
Italy's prime minister on Thursday praised Ethiopia as a "pillar of stability" in the Horn of Africa region as he visited to support the country's surprising new peace with neighboring Eritrea.

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Kenya's security forces intensify hunt for militants after 2 teachers get killed

0 Visits: 134 | 12 October, 2018
Kenyan security forces Wednesday intensified hunt for more than 20 militants who raided a local school in the country's border region, killing two teachers.

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AMISOM, Somali government and key stakeholders meet to review progress in the security sector

0 Visits: 154 | 12 October, 2018
A daylong meeting of the Federal Government of Somalia, the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the UN and other key stakeholders, was convened on Wednesday, to review progress made in the security sector, under the Comprehensive Approach to Security (CAS).

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Al Jazeera exclusive: UAE 'violating sanctions' in Somalia

0 Visits: 115 | 11 October, 2018
Al Jazeera sees an unreleased UN report showing illegal construction of Emirati base in Berbera on Somaliland's coast.

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Syria's war: Rebels complete heavy arms pullout from Idlib zone

0 Visits: 269 | 11 October, 2018
Withdrawal of arms by rebel groups fulfills first part of a deal Turkey signed with Syrian government ally Russia.

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Iran is new transit point for Somali charcoal in illicit trade taxed by militants: U.N. report

0 Visits: 67 | 09 October, 2018
Criminal networks are using Iran as a transit point for illicit Somali charcoal exports that earn Islamist militants al Shabaab millions of dollars annually in tax, U.N. sanctions monitors said in a report seen by Reuters.

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UK Minister for Africa holds talks with the Head of AMISOM

0 Visits: 179 | 08 October, 2018
Weeks after announcing additional funding to the AU Mission in Somalia to combat terrorism, the United Kingdom has reiterated its commitment to aiding AMISOM through its transition.

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Islamic State a threat seven years after we went to Somalia

0 Visits: 103 | 08 October, 2018
october 2018 marks seven years since the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) crossed the border into Southern Somalia on October 16, 2011 in pursuit of the al-Qaeda affiliated Al-Shabaab group, which had kidnapped foreign tourists and aid workers inside Kenya.

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Cameroon vote count begins, President Paul Biya likely to return

0 Visits: 46 | 08 October, 2018
Results of the presidential election, marked by violence in Anglophone areas, expected within two weeks.

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UN says 8 aid workers killed, 12 others injured in Somalia by September

0 Visits: 47 | 07 October, 2018
Attacks on aid workers delivering supplies in Somalia resulted in the death of eight staff and injuries of 12 others between January and September, the UN humanitarian agency said in a report on Friday.

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International community calls for end to Hergeisa and Mogadishu hostilities

1 Visits: 82 | 03 October, 2018
Pressure is mounting on Somaliland and Somalia to sit on a round table and sort their political and border disputes.

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Indonesia quake, tsunami toll jumps to 1,234: Disaster agency

0 Visits: 99 | 02 October, 2018
At least 1,234 people killed in the quake and tsunami disaster as people in parts of Palu city struggle to receive aid.

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Britain is preparing new proposal on Irish border: UK PM May

0 Visits: 91 | 02 October, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday she is preparing to make a new offer to the European Union aimed at breaking the deadlock in the Brexit negotiations."We will be setting forwards those proposals.

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Turkey will strengthen observation posts in Idlib, Erdogan says

0 Visits: 61 | 02 October, 2018
Turkey will strengthen its observation points in Syria's northwest and work with Russia against radical groups, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

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