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  1. Don't drink and do remember your bribes: The CIA guide to how to travel like James BondRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    ... At Addis Ababa airport in Ethiopia, secondary screening includes "an examination of pocket litter". In neighbouring Somalia, officialdom is said to be motivated by self-interest rather than national interest. According to "clandestine reporting from ...


  2. Somali bank puts conflict behind itRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Reuters

    The international Bank of Somalia has become the first lender in the Horn of Africa nation to handle foreign transactions. As Grace Pascoe reports bank officials say it's a sign the country is stabilizing after decades of conflict.


  3. Diplomat who mediated in "Black Hawk Down" has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    Ambassador and diplomat Robert Oakley had retired from the Foreign Service - twice - when he got an emergency phone call in 1993 while at a party. Could he come to the White House early the next morning? Oakley, known as an unrelenting troubleshooter, was asked to take on one more assignment: go to Somalia and gain the release of a U.S. helicopter pilot captured during what came to be known as the "Black Hawk Down" firefight.


  4. Federal Government and Somaliland agree to resume dialogue - Monday, 22 December 2014 05:30Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Delegations representing Mogadishu-based central government and Somaliland's separatist administration agreed to another round of dialogue at the beginning of 2015 on Sunday. According to a 6-point agreement jointly signed by Federal Government of Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and Somaliland leader Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud , the two parties agreed on the resumption of Turkey-brokered bilateral talks on February 26, 27 2015.


  5. Somaliland and Ethiopian Cooperation going to New HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Tigrai Online

    ... Somaliland citizens. Somaliland is legally recognized by the internationally community as an autonomous region of Somalia. The Somaliland government and most of the people consider themselves as independent state, however in reality the status of ...


  6. Robert Oakley dies at 83; diplomat mediated in 'Black Hawk Down' turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    ... the next morning? Oakley, known as an unrelenting trouble shooter, was asked to take on one more assignment: go to Somalia and gain the release of a U.S. helicopter pilot captured during what came to be known as the "Black Hawk Down" firefight. ...


  7. Unlikely duo works to grow transportation companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | St. Cloud Times

    ... case of Reliant Transportation. The principals in the company include Dool Salat, who came to the United States from Somalia in 2007, and Ben Warne, who grew up in Perham and is working toward an accounting degree at St. Cloud State University. ...


  8. Seychelles: Anti-Piracy Fight Gains Momentum As Japan and Seychelles Sign Exchange AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday |

    ... agreement covers issues such as pirates capture by the Japanese Navy, trial, possible conviction and repatriation to Somalia. The Japanese Ambassador to Seychelles Tatsushi Terada said after the signing that piracy off the coast of Somalia posed a ...


  9. After barren years in Somalia, signs of growth in bananasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Seattle Times

    ... is pulled by tractor to a nearby warehouse, where the fruit is sorted and boxed for transport to destinations across Somalia and as far away as the Middle East. After years of warfare that decimated an industry that was once the largest in Africa, ...


  10. 120 Somali refugees head home from KenyaRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Newstime Africa

    Some 120 Somali refugees living in Kenya were repatriated back to their native Somalia on Thursday, from which they had fled two decades ago following the outbreak of civil war. "The convoy is made up of three buses escorted by security personnel from either country [Kenya or Somali] until they reach their destination," UNHCR spokesman Emmanuel Nyabera told The Anadolu Agency.


  11. Kenya: Wanted - Al-Shabaab Leaders Behind Terror AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 |

    ... Gamadheereis, who is suspected to be hiding in Kenya, is al Shabaab's Jabha (military) leader for the Juba region of Somalia. Police said the man has been mistaken to be very religious and has worked as a Madrassa teacher for several years. He also ...


  12. Somalia's former prime minister nominated to post againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | AlertNet

    ... Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke addressing a news conference in Nairobi. REUTERS/Noor Khamis MOGADISHU, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Somalia's president nominated a former government chief, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, on Wednesday to become prime minister again, ...


  13. Somali president appoints new prime ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Somalia's president has appointed a new prime minister after the parliament voted to oust the former one following a political feud. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Wednesday appointed Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke , who resigned as prime minister in 2010 after tensions with former president Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed .


  14. Somalia appoints new premierRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Times of Oman

    Mogadishu: Somalia's president on Wednesday appointed a new prime minister, 11 days after the war-torn nation's previous premier was ousted amid bitter infighting. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said he had appointed political heavyweight Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, 54, who becomes the first person to hold the post twice.


  15. Somali President Names New Prime MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Voice of America

    ... a dispute with the president about a Cabinet reorganization. Diplomats have warned the frequent disputes between Somalia's leaders could undermine the country's recovery from more than 20 years of lawlessness and conflict. The U.N.-backed government ...


  16. Somali president nominates ambassador to Washington as next PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. MOGADISHU, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Somalia's president nominated the country's ambassador to the United States, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, on Wednesday to become the ...


  17. iEthiopia's role in the eye of the Somali peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Walta Information Centre

    ... by war and its people had to endure the untold human deaths, economic failure and many related agonies. However, Somalia has been gradually getting rid of such anguish particularly in the past few years. After the Islamic courts declared jihad over ...


  18. SCORECARDRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2013 | Watchingpolitics

    Boston Massacre 3 dead. Kabul, Afghanistan - 24 dead. Mogadishu, Somalia - 38 dead.


  19. Somalia making Federalism system Ethiopia's role in the eye of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Walta Information Centre

    Somalia situated in the horn of Africa has been engulfed by deadly war for the last over two decades. After the downfall of the dictator communist president Zeidabare, the country was taken into civil war by various clan based war lords.


  20. The Object of Al Shabaab Terror: To Set Up a Caliphate in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Weekend

    Al-Qaeda linked al-shabab recruits walk down a street on March 5, 2012 in the Deniile district of Somalian capital, Mogadishu, following their graduation. The walls of the former Shebab base in Baidoa, Somalia, are littered with rudimentary drawings of machine guns and tanks, a note reading "Fear God, don't write on these walls" and a sketch of an Al-Qaeda flag, homage to the rebel group's international allies.