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  1. AU Commissioner of Peace and Security Visits Somal...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    The African Union Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui has today led a high-level delegation to Somalia, in a show of solidarity, following the recent terrorist attack, at the main AMISOM Halane base camp in Mogadishu.

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  2. Somalia towards 2016 and beyond: A few reflectionsRead the original story

    Yesterday | In-depth Africa

    ... by any type of criticism. The aim of this article is not to assess who is there but what: In other words, where is Somalia today? Where are on the road to 2016? What are the fears and hopes in Somalia beyond 2016? and in the form of reflections lest ...

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  3. Somalia: Five Dead After Hotel BombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    Somalia's al-Shebab armed Islamists have claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday, a day before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was due to stay there. At least five police officers were killed when a vehicle laden with explosives rammed into the SYL hotel, demolishing the gate and a perimeter wall.

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  4. Turkish FM: Erdogan to visit Somalia despite bomb attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TurkishPress.com

    The Turkish foreign minister insisted Friday that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would visit Somalia despite a bomb exploding near a hotel in the Somali capital where a Turkish delegation was staying. A car bomb exploded Thursday outside the presidential palace in Mogadishu near a hotel accommodating a group of Turks, leaving four dead -- including the bomber.

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  5. Turkish Press ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TurkishPress.com

    Friday's newspapers dedicated their front pages to a bomb attack in Somalia hours ahead of a planned visit by the Turkish president. Papers also examined PM Davutoglu's remarks in Davos over the Turkish business sector and the death of Saudi king, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz.

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  6. Somalia: UN, International Partners Call for Resolution of Political CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    The United Nations and its international partners today voiced concern over delays in the resolution of Somalia's long-standing political crisis and in the implementation of a stability-building mechanism as they called on the Horn of Africa nation's President, Prime Minister and Federal Parliament 'to unite for the greater good of the country.'

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  7. Somalia president hails Turkey's 'remarkable support'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | TurkishPress.com

    Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has hailed what he described as "strong and unwavering commitment" shown by Turkey to developing his embattled country which has been gripped by violence for decades, asserting that he looks forward to meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday in Mogadishu. "Turkey showed remarkable support to Somalia during a time when the world seemed to have forgotten about us," Mohamud told The Anadolu Agency in an interview by e-mail.

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  8. Erdogan Delays Somalia Trip to Attend Saudi king's FuneralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Voice of America

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he has postponed Friday's planned trip to Somalia to attend the funeral of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, a day after a bomb targeted a Turkish delegation in the capital Mogadishu. "We've decided to go [to Riyadh] and are heading there now.

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  9. Car bomb kills 3 near Somali hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Arkansas Online

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - A suicide car bomber blew himself up at the gate of a hotel that was being used by a delegation of Turkish officials Thursday in Somalia's capital, killing three Somalis and shattering windows.

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  10. .com | Turkish leader delays Somalia tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News24

    Nairobi/Ankara - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he has postponed on Friday's planned trip to Somalia to attend the funeral of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, a day after a bomb targeted a Turkish delegation in the capital Mogadishu. "We've decided to go [to Riyadh] and are heading there now.

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  11. Ukraine shelling fatal to 13 at bus stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NWAonline

    ... Online access is included with certain print subscriptions. Click here to see rates and register. MOGADISHU, Somalia - A suicide car bomber blew himself up at the gate of a hotel that was being used by a delegation of Turkish officials Thursday in ...

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  12. Middle East leaders mourn Saudi Arabia's King AbdullahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Al Bawaba

    ... flags will be flown at half-mast. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he has postponed Friday's planned trip to Somalia to attend the funeral of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, a day after a bomb targeted a Turkish delegation in the capital ...

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  13. Somalia: UN, international partners call for resolution of country's political crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    The United Nations and its international partners on Thursday voiced concern over delays in the resolution of Somalia's long-standing political crisis and in the implementation of a stability-building mechanism as they called on the Horn of Africa nation's President, Prime Minister and Federal Parliament 'to unite for the greater good of the country.'

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  14. Erdogan: Attacking religious beliefs equals terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TurkishPress.com

    ... leaving four dead - including the bomber - but causing no casualties among the Turks. "There was an act of terror in Somalia today," Erdogan said. "If they say it was committed in the name of Islam, there is no such thing in Islam. A true Muslim ...

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  15. Famous snipers in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS News

    ... mile-plus distant shots are the longest recorded sniper kills in history. Master Sergeant Gary Gordon deployed to Somalia in the summer of 1993 as part of Task Force Ranger. He was killed in an incident that was made into the film "Black Hawk Down." ...

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  16. Why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Vanguard

    ... 45 churches and various hotels and bars. Outraged Muslims also took to the streets in Pakistan, Sudan, Somalia and Algeria. And I really don't understand their destructive fixations. What I don't get is this: Sure, folks of all religious persuasions ...

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  17. News of the day from across the globe, Jan. 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    ... Indonesia's second-largest city, to Singapore. Officials believe the rest are still inside the main fuselage. Somalia bombing: A suicide car bomber blew himself up at the gate of a hotel being used by a delegation of Turkish officials Thursday in ...

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  18. What the Somalia bombing ahead of Erdogan's visit showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2011 | Turkish Daily News

    An attack against a hotel in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Jan. 22 killed five people, including two suicide bombers, on the eve of Turkish President Tayyip ErdoAYan's visit to Somalia. A Turkish delegation preparing for ErdoAYan's visit has been staying at the hotel, in front of which a Turkish flag had been raised.

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  19. At least two killed in Somali blastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Reuters

    ... nitarian aid effort at the height of the 2011 famine and Ankara continues to build hospitals and dispatch aid across Somalia. Press CTRL+C (Windows), CMD+C (Mac), or long-press the URL below on your mobile device to copy the code

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  20. Car bomb kills 6 at Somalia hotel ahead of Turkish president's visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | UPI

    At least six people have died after a car bomb exploded Thursday outside a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, one day ahead of a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan . Five Somali security officers and a hotel employee were killed in the attack outside the SYL Hotel, near the presidential palace, but no Turkish officials were killed in the attack.

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