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F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

0 Visits: 32 | Saturday January 12, 2019 - 11:43:05
WASHINGTON — In the days after President Trumpfired James B. Comeyas F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president's behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests, according to former law enforcement…

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Somaliland seeks recognition by hosting naval bases

0 Visits: 23 | Saturday January 12, 2019 - 00:02:03
Last weekend, British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson paid an unannounced visit to Somaliland and met with President Muse Bihi Abdi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Yasin Hagi Mohamoud, and Defense Minister Essa Ahmed as well as Nuh Ismail Tani, top army general. In 1991,…

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The drone pilot whose maps are saving lives in Zanzibar

0 Visits: 47 | Friday January 11, 2019 - 23:40:04
Khadija Abdulla Ali is an unlikely drone pilot in the Tanzanian archipelago of Zanzibar. Conservatively dressed and from a traditional Muslim background, she is a member of the Zanzibar Mapping Initiative, which since its inception in 2016 has become a poster-child for how African nations can approach…

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Somalia embroiled in diplomatic row after expelling UN envoy over accusations of interference

1 Visits: 68 | Thursday January 10, 2019 - 23:34:10
Still the level of violence is said to be down, by Somali standards. The latest crisis for the country is one of international politics. The government has expelled the UN special envoy to the country and this directly led to the British defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, cancelling a visit to Mogadishu…

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Chinese, Djibouti presidents exchange congratulations on 40th anniversary of ties

0 Visits: 38 | Wednesday January 09, 2019 - 12:31:48
In his message, Xi said that in the past 40 years, China and Djibouti have seen a healthy and stable development of their relations, with mutual understanding and support on issues of great concern to or concerning the core interests of each other, in addition to plentiful fruits of cooperation in various…

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Two Somali candidates seek Barron City Council seat

0 Visits: 27 | Wednesday January 09, 2019 - 12:19:01
In Wisconsin I will be one of the first to run for city council and hoping I will win for this position," said Mohamed. Mohamed says while he hopes to represent the community of Barron as a whole it would be an honor to also be a voice for the Somali population. "We need to be heard," he…

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Somalia's Puntland picks Said Deni as regional president

0 Visits: 25 | Wednesday January 09, 2019 - 00:01:16
Puntland, like much of the rest of Somalia, has suffered from decades of clan warfare and, more recently, terror attacks by militants aligned with Al-Qaeda or Islamic State. Deni, a former national government minister, will serve a five-year term as regional president after emerging first in a field…

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Somali start technical centre build as they wait for return of Mogadishu stadium

0 Visits: 33 | Tuesday January 08, 2019 - 23:59:41
Using finds granted via the FIFA Forward Programme, the Somalis are enlarging and improving the centre with the first phase including the installation of an artificial turf playing surface. Somali Football Federation president Abdiqani Said Arab, speaking at the launch ceremony and laying of the foundation…

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Police block Seminar organized by Wadajir Party

0 Visits: 18 | Tuesday January 08, 2019 - 23:43:22
Somali Police have been accused of disrupting aseminar on youth participation in civic education organized by Wadajir party in Mogadishu. Theseminar that was to take place at Maka Al- Mukaramma Hotel failed to take place after dozens of armed police officers were deployed at the premises. In a Facebook…

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A new era dawns for Pakistan-Turkey relations

0 Visits: 41 | Tuesday January 08, 2019 - 13:41:22
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan is a brave, honest and visionary leader who has deep feelings about the oppression of the global Muslim community, or ummah. In his maiden speech after winning the general election in July 2018, he said he wanted to promote peace and stability, especially in the Middle…

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The 10 most in-demand skills of 2019, according to LinkedIn

0 Visits: 75 | Monday January 07, 2019 - 10:56:19
This tight labor market has led many companies to become more open-minded when considering candidates. Companies includingGoogle, Apple, IBM and Bank of Americano longer require applicants to have a college degree. Instead of emphasizing the need for specific titles and experience, organizations are…

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US attacks on Somalia's al-Shabab increase under Trump Share

0 Visits: 69 | Monday January 07, 2019 - 10:52:43
He gave the impression that there would be no let up in the struggle against militant Islamist groups, such as the Somalia-based al-Shabab, which is affiliated to al-Qaeda. In March 2017, the Pentagon received White House approval to expand its fight against the militants in the Horn of Africa nation.…

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USS Cole bomber Jamal al-Badawi died in Yemen air strike - Trump

0 Visits: 60 | Monday January 07, 2019 - 10:44:58
US defence officials said a "precision strike" was carried out last Tuesday east of the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. Mr Badawi was believed killed but that could not be confirmed at the time.

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Ankara's humanitarian aid, diplomatic support boost development in Somalia

0 Visits: 63 | Sunday January 06, 2019 - 23:53:51
Turkey easily stands out as the country most sensitive to the crisis in Somalia, which was affected by violence, famine and drought. Turkey's unprecedented engagement in Somalia started in 2011 as a response to the catastrophic famine that ravaged the country. In a bid to alleviate the conditions…

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Trump says he's 'prepared' to keep government shut for years

0 Visits: 22 | Saturday January 05, 2019 - 23:56:58
Following a meeting with congressional leaders, Trump confirmed that he told top Democrats that he would keep the government closed for months or years if he did not get wall funding. "Absolutely, I said that," Trump told reporters outside the White House. "I don't think it will. But…

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India's railroads had 63,000 job openings. 19 million people applied.

0 Visits: 43 | Saturday January 05, 2019 - 14:03:05
NEW DELHI — Anil Gujjar arrived in India's capital from a small village in the northwestern state of Rajasthan carrying nothing except a backpack and hopes of finding a good job. The odds were not in his favor. In February, India's railways system announced a national recruitment drive for…

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Somali senior police officer killed in drive-by shooting in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 39 | Saturday January 05, 2019 - 13:55:44
Suspected al-Shabab gunmen killed a senior police chief of Warta Nabada district in a drive-by shooting in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said on Friday.

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'No idea where money goes': Fifa urged to help Somalia's women footballers

0 Visits: 73 | Thursday January 03, 2019 - 22:31:44
The head of women's football in Somalia has urged Fifa to take action after claiming money made available by the world governing body to support the women's game in her country is not reaching its intended target. Shaima Mohamed, who has been almost single-handedly pushing the cause of women's…

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Ilhan Omar Reflects On Being A Refugee As She Prepares To Be Sworn In As A Congresswoman

0 Visits: 58 | Thursday January 03, 2019 - 22:20:54
Omar said it was the same airport that she and her father arrived at when they first came to the U.S. as refugees more than two decades earlier. Omar, a Democrat who will be representing Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, shared the heartwarming moment between her and her father on Twitter,…

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These are the world's biggest billionaire winners and losers of the year

0 Visits: 73 | Wednesday January 02, 2019 - 10:32:51
The markets may be tanking, but that hasn't stopped plenty of mega-fortunes from being unearthed in 2018. The popularity of Fortnite, the phenomenon that forced some into video-game rehab, gave gamemaker Tim Sweeney a $7.2 billion fortune this year. Autry Stephens has $11.4 billion after his closely…

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