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  1. Liberia calls for Ebola 'Marshall Plan' to rebuild economiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

    ... 2013 file photo, a Somali baby receives a polio vaccine, at the Medina Maternal Child Health center in Mogadishu, Somalia. According to a new report released Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Save the Children, which looked at the 75 countries with the ...

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  2. Liberia calls for Ebola 'Marshall Plan' to rebuild economiesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... 2013 file photo, a Somali baby receives a polio vaccine, at the Medina Maternal Child Health center in Mogadishu, Somalia. According to a new report released Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Save the Children, which looked at the 75 countries with the ...

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  3. As Ebola wanes, other countries remain vulnerableRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Tuesday, April 17, 2012 file photo, Brahim Abba, 2, has his weight checked in a scale as other mothers and children wait their turn, at a walk-in feeding center for the malnourished in Mao, capital of the Kanem region of Chad. According to a new report released Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by Save the Children, which looked at the 75 countries with the highest levels of child mortality in the world and then analyzed how much they spent on health as well as how many doctors and nurses they have, only Somalia is worse prepared than Chad for an epidemic such as Ebola.

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  4. Turf wars or teamwork? The rise of regional aid organisationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | IRIN

    ... the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Yet despite the major roles they have played in crises like those in Somalia, Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as the Asian Tsunami, many still feel and are also perceived to be - on the humanitarian ...

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  5. Obama nominates Katherine Simonds Dhanani as first U.S. Ambassador to Somalia in 24 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    President Barack Obama has nominated the first U.S. ambassador to Somalia in 24 years. She is Katherine Simonds Dhanani, a Foreign Service veteran who has previously served in five other African countries in various capacities.

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  6. Ship Carrying Cattle Sinks enRoute to UAERead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marine News

    A vessel carrying hundreds of cattle exported from Somalia to Saudi Arabia capsized off Oman coast on Saturday after being hit by stormy weather, according to reports from Arab media. The owner of the ship is Emirati and from Ajman while the crewmen were Pakistanis.

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  7. Somali Army's Battle With Al-Shabab Leaves At Least 51 Dead - Monday, 02 March 2015 04:56Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    At least 51 people were killed in Somalia in fighting between troops and Al-Shabab Islamist militants late Friday near the southwestern town of Wajid, a government official said. "Our forces attacked Elbar village which is 18 kilometers away from Wajid," Salad Mohammed, deputy district commissioner for the area, said by phone from the town.

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  8. UAE airlifts Mogadishu blast victims for treatmentRead the original story

    Sunday | Newstime Africa

    ... ecent years, has recently suffered several significant blows, losing most of its strongholds in southern and central Somalia to government and African Union troops.

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  9. Somalia's al Shabaab injures police in Mogadishu car bombRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. Members of Somalia's police participate in a parade in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, February 21, 2015. REUTERS/Feisal Omar MOGADISHU, Feb 28 ...

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  10. New management class part of pontiff's changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NWAonline

    ... he said. "So to be properly equipped from this point of view is not only urgent, it's necessary." MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Four Thai fishermen held captive by Somali pirates for nearly five years, longer than any other hostages seized off the Somali ...

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  11. Somali pirates free Thai captives after 5 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Arkansas Online

    MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Four Thai fishermen held captive by Somali pirates for nearly five years, longer than any other hostages seized off the Somali coast, have been released after intensive negotiations, Somali and United Nations officials said.

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  12. Somalia: Car Bomb Explosion in Mogadishu Hodan DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AllAfrica.com

    Good fences make good neighbours, they say. But does this aphorism really apply to international relations? As Kenya see more>>

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  13. UN Somalia envoy 'excited and worried' about political progress in year aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Underlining the importance of the partnership between the African Union and the United Nations in Somalia, which he called "unique, strong and essential for success," the top UN official there briefed the Security Council on Wednesday on the challenges lying ahead for the country in 2015. "This year will be decisive in whether and how Somalia can become a unified, peaceful and federal State," said Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Somalia Nicholas Kay, expressing excitement but also worry over risks on the horizon.

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  14. Eric Holder now favors Arming AmericansRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Greeley Gazette

    ... warning. After the unbelievable losses suffered by the U.S. military under Bill Clinton in 1993 in Mogadishu, Somalia, the world saw the photographs of Somali civilians celebrating their victory by dragging the naked body of an American soldier ...

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  15. Somali pirates release 4 Thai sailors held nearly 5 yearsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | UAport

    ... a Taiwanese flagged fishing vessel seized by Somali pirates on April 18 2010, said the UN Special Representative for Somalia Nicholas Kay.

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  16. In brief: Switzerland first country to submit pledge for U.N. climate pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Erie Times News

    ... platform of canceling the austerity measures that accompanied Greece's $270 billion rescue loans. MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Somali pirates have released four Thai sailors who were held hostage for nearly five years, the longest period of captivity of ...

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  17. White House Nomination of U.S Ambassador to SomaliaRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Scoop

    President Obama, today, nominated Katherine S. Dhanani to serve as the first United States Ambassador to Somalia since 1991. This historic nomination signals the deepening relationship between the United States and Somalia.

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  18. Africa Business-Central bank chief battles to keep Somalia connected to world financeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Reuters

    In a world where many central bankers fret about deflation, defaults and currency break-ups, Somalia's central bank chief has a more straightforward mission: helping a financial industry that grew up in war to survive in peace. It has become an urgent matter.

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  19. Africa: African Press Review 27 February 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AllAfrica.com

    SA's budget ruffles few feathers. Al-Shebab brags about attacking Somalia's presidential palace and threaten more violence in Kenya.

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  20. The week in 32 photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | CNN

    Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Moscow, on Monday, February 23. People run from an explosion at a petrol station and storage facility near the Bakara open-air market in Mogadishu, Somalia, on Monday, February 23. A veterinarian performs dental surgery on a sedated former circus lion, "King," in Lima, Peru, on Friday, February 20. According to the vets, King was removed from a circus in November 2014 and is unable to chew his food properly because most of his teeth were pulled out or partially pulled out by his circus owners.

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