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  1. AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security visits Somalia - Thursday, 27 November 2014 06:21Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... the Elimination of Violence against Women, underlined the Africa Union's solidarity with the Women and Children of Somalia and the AU's keenness on peace and security in Somalia. Ms. Diop will be meeting with policy-makers and civil society ...

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  2. A Somali Aid Worker Would Rather Give Out Cash Than Free FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    Degan Ali, a Somali-American humanitarian, describes herself on Twitter as a "social justice activist, Muslima." Courtesy of Adeso hide caption In 2011, drought hit Somalia hard, triggering a famine that ultimately killed some 260,000 people.

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  3. Somalia's new bourse sees seven firms listing on opening in 2015Read the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    The Somalia Stock Exchange expects seven companies in the telecoms, financial services and transport sectors to list their shares when the bourse is set up in 2015, its founder said. Somalia's economy is slowly recovering from more than two decades of conflict, although the government is still battling an Islamist insurgency.

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  4. AU Special Envoy on Women, Peace and Security visits Somalia - Wednesday, 26 November 2014 03:16Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    ... today for a four-day official visit. Her visit affirms Africa Union's solidarity with the Women and Children of Somalia, but also the organization's keenness on peace and security in the horn of Africa nation. During her visit, Ms. Diop will ...

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  5. Meetings in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Economist

    ... times rehabilitated its image. But of all the godforsaken places on the planet, Mogadishu, the damned capital of Somalia, evokes uniquely and impenetrably negative connotations. So it was with some trepidation that Gulliver set foot on the tarmac of ...

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  6. Somalia: Why Discord Between President and PM ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | AllAfrica.com

    ... war by the premier, issued a decree rescinding the reshuffle. Some politicians and the UN Special Representative to Somalia, Nicolas Kay, have made many attempts to mediate in the conflict between the president and the prime minister, but to no ...

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  7. Kenya says kills militants after bus ambush that killed 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | AlertNet

    ... Rescue workers walk near a Nairobi-bound bus that was ambushed outside Mandera town, near Kenya's border with Somalia and Ethiopia, November 22, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer NAIROBI, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more ...

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  8. Somalia: Changing PM Once a Year Will Not Benefit Nation's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | AllAfrica.com

    Somalia's Federal Parliament was closed on Nov. 11th and 15th after a group of MPs disrupted proceedings by shouting, banging on tables, and some waving protest signs that read "No Cash for Votes" and "Somali Democracy in Action". The MPs are deeply divided over a no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister, Dr. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, who has been in office less than a year.

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  9. Somalia: Somali Forces Foil Al-Shabaab's Plans in MogadishuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | AllAfrica.com

    ... said 25-year-old Mogadishu resident Maryam Mohamud, who studied public administration at the University of Somalia. "We have to work with them wholeheartedly to eliminate terrorism," she told Sabahi, calling on citizens to redouble their support for ...

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  10. Somali leader sees Islamist rebels out of towns by year-endRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Vallejo News

    Somalia's president said on Thursday a military campaign would push Islamist al Shabaab fighters out of all towns and major territories by the end of the year, though the militants would still be able to mount guerrilla attacks. African Union and Somali forces have already retaken many strategic towns and ports in recent months, cutting off al Shabaab's route to the sea and revenue streams, while U.S. air strikes killed the group's leader in September.

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  11. UPDATE 1-Kenya says kills militants after bus ambush that killed 28Read the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Reuters

    Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus that killed 28 people, Deputy President William Ruto said on Sunday. Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab militants have claimed responsibility for the attack on Saturday, when gunmen ordered passengers on the bus to recite Koran verses and shot dead non-Muslims - 19 men and nine women - who could not.

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  12. Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremist rebels kill 28 non-Muslims on bus in KenyaRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Lifestyles

    Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for a Saturday dawn attack on a bus in which 28 non-Muslims were singled out and killed. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack through its radio station in Somalia, saying it was in retaliation for raids by Kenyan security forces carried out earlier this week on four mosques at the Kenyan coast.

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  13. Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan busRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Reuters

    ... Al Shabaab said its men had ambushed the Nairobi-bound bus outside the town of Mandera, near Kenya's border with Somalia and Ethiopia, and killed the non-Muslims in retaliation for raids on mosques in the city of Mombasa. On Monday, police in the ...

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  14. Bus attack by insurgents leaves 28 dead in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Sunday Herald

    Somalia's al-Shabaab insurgents have said they were behind a bus attack in northeast Kenya that killed 28 people yesterday, claiming it was in retaliation for raids on mosques in the port city of Mombasa. Somalia's al-Shabaab insurgents have said they were behind a bus attack in northeast Kenya that killed 28 people yesterday, claiming it was in retaliation for raids on mosques in the port city of Mombasa.

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  15. AlShabab kills 28 nonMuslims in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Hindustan Times

    Hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area some 18 kilometers south of Mogadishu, in Somalia. One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.

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  16. Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | TwinCities

    The bodies of some of the victims lie in a line on the ground, at the location of an attack on a bus about 50 kilometers outside the town of Mandera, near the Somali border in northeastern Kenya, Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, attacked the bus in northern Kenya at dawn on Saturday, singling out and killing 28 passengers who could not recite an Islamic creed and were assumed to be non-Muslims, Kenyan police said.

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  17. Islamists execute 28 in Kenya bus attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Scotsman.com

    ... taken place. The al-Shabaab terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack through its radio station in Somalia. A spokesman said it was in retaliation for raids by Kenyan forces earlier this week on four mosques on the Kenyan coast. The ...

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  18. Twin Cities man killed in Somalia is remembered at St. Paul memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | TwinCities

    Abdisalam Adam, a teacher in St. Paul and imam at Dar al-Hijrah mosque in Minneapolis, speaks at a memorial Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, for Abdullahi Ali Anshoor at the Afton View Apartments in St. Paul. Anshoor, 64, of Brooklyn Park, was killed by militants in his native Somalia last week after returning to help rebuild Mogadishu.

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  19. Kenya: Reports - Bus Hijacked in Kenya, Passengers KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | AllAfrica.com

    ... executed 28 bus passengers. The news agency AFP quoted a regional police chief as blaming militants from neighboring Somalia. "I can confirm ... that 28 innocent travelers were brutally executed by the Shebab," regional police chief Noah Mwavinda ...

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  20. Somalia's Al-Shabab says it killed 28 in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Daily Townsman

    Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels, Al-Shabab, claimed responsibility for a Saturday dawn attack on a bus in which 28 non-Muslims were singled out and killed. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack through its radio station in Somalia, saying it was in retaliation for raids by Kenyan security forces carried out earlier this week on four mosques at the Kenyan coast.

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