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  1. Somali prime minister appoints new CabinetRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 27 | KAUZ

    ... making a national appeal for a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom. MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Somalia's prime minister has unveiled his Cabinet weeks after he withdrew his initial line-up following opposition by ...

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  2. Somalia suicide bomber had lived in SwitzerlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A suicide bomber who last week killed himself and three others at a hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu had previously lived in Switzerland. A spokeswoman for the Swiss Federal Intelligence Service , NDB, said Tuesday that the agency was working on the assumption that the man of Somali origin came to Switzerland in 2008.

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  3. Al-Shabab leader says he quit Somali terror groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | CBS News

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - A leader of Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab with a $3 million bounty on his head announced Tuesday he has quit the insurgency and renounced violence perpetrated by the al Qaeda-linked group. Zakariya Ismail Hersi, who was al-Shabab's intelligence chief, called for reconciliation while speaking to the media for the first time since his surrender to Somali authorities in late December. 1 comment

  4. Former Al-Shabab Commander Denounces Terror GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Voice of America

    A former senior Al-Shabab commander, Zakariya Ismail Hersi, speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, Jan. 27, 2015. A former top commander of Somalia's al-Shabab terror group says he has quit the insurgency, renouncing the violence perpetuated by his former comrades.

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  5. Somali ex-Shebab chief tells others to surrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | New Vision

    A former intelligence chief of Somalias Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab rebels, Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi, speaks to journalist in Mogadishu on January 27, 2015 for the first time since his surrender last month. AFP PHOTO / Mohamed ABDIWAHAB MOGADISHU - A former top commander from Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab rebels, Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi, called on his former comrades Tuesday to follow his lead and surrender to the country's internationally-backed government.

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  6. Somalia Aims to Improve Lives of ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Voice of America

    Somalia's president signed into law the Convention on the Rights of the Child on January 20. Somalia's children continue to face daily challenges posed by conflict, displacement, malnutrition and disease. One in seven die before reaching the age of five and fewer than half of the children attend school.

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  7. Turkey's Erdogan says no to Syrian KurdistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Daily Star

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a joint press conference with Somalia President Hassan Sheik Mohamud , upon his arrival to the Somali capital Mogadishu, on January 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country opposes the idea of a Kurdish-controlled autonomous government in northern Syria.

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  8. Somalia: Erdogan Welcomed With Great Fanfare in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | AllAfrica.com

    Turkish President Recep Tayyep ErdoAYan pledged his country's continued commitment to investment in Somalia during a one-day visit to Mogadishu on Sunday . ErdoAYan, his wife, daughter and several government ministers were furnished with extensive security during their visit, after an al-Shabaab bomber killed at least five people at a Mogadishu hotel on Thursday, a day before the Turkish delegation was originally scheduled to arrive.

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  9. Turkish president in Somalia to launch development projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Newsday

    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, and Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, second left, with their wives, attend the cutting of the tape for the new airport terminal in the capital Mogadishu, Sunday Jan. 25, 2015. Under tight security Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, launched development projects sponsored by his government including an airport terminal in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

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  10. QRC to extend charity mission to SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Peninsula

    ... in relation to QRC's humanitarian activities in favour of the drought- and typhoon-affected communities throughout Somalia, particularly in health, water, capacity-building, and community resilience, according to a release from QRC. A delegation of ...

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  11. Foreign correspondent Richard Engel will be Stanford's 2015 Commencement speakerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | Stanford

    ... major international events for nearly 20 years, including the Arab Spring, the war in Afghanistan and conflict in Somalia. He has been the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News since 2008. As a Middle East correspondent, Engel was the only ...

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  12. Turkish President points out new project to build 10,000 homes in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | TurkishPress.com

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Sunday not to give up in the face of terrorist groups in the war-torn Somalia. "We will fulfill our humane, conscientious, Islamic duties," Erdogan said, during a joint press conference with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, following a head to head meeting. 3 comments

  13. Stanford Announces 2015 Commencement, Baccalaureate SpeakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Patch.com

    ... major international events for nearly 20 years, including the Arab Spring, the war in Afghanistan and conflict in Somalia. He has been the chief foreign correspondent for NBC News since 2008. As a Middle East correspondent, Engel was the only ...

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  14. Turkish aid agency opens research hospital in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | TurkishPress.com

    The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency -- Turkey's international development body -- will officially open Sunday a training and research hospital in Somalia's capital. According to the Turkish Health Ministry, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu will attend the official opening of the 200-bed Mogadishu Somalia-Turkey Training and Research Hospital on Sunday.

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  15. Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Prophet MohammadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Daily Star

    A handout photo made available by African Union Mission in Somalia on January 25, 2015, shows Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcomed by Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud upon his arrival for the opening of the new Turkish-renovated Aden Abdulle International Airport in Mogadishu. AFP PHOTO / HO ANKARA: A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, local media reported.

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  16. Norway to place Ethiopia among six focus countries for dev't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Walta Information Centre

    ... adding that the very fact that meeting was held in Mogadishu tells a lot about the improving security situation in Somalia. Foreign Minister Borge Brende on his part noted that his visit to Addis Ababa is a demonstration of Norway's commitment for ...

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  17. Top MacDill enlisted leader, veteran of Mogadishu's 'Black Hawk Down' battle, to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... times a day, every day," Faris said. "You don't go to war without being changed." U.S. troops went to famine-ravaged Somalia on a humanitarian mission beginning in 1992 that soon focused on the capture of warlord Mohamad Farrah Aidid, whose troops ...

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  18. Erdogan vows not to 'give up' in face of terrorism in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Trend

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Sunday not to give up in the face of terrorist groups in the war-torn Somalia, Anadolu Agency reported. "We will fulfill our humane, conscientious, Islamic duties," Erdogan said, during a joint press conference with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, following a head to head meeting.

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  19. Turkish president visits Somalia under tight security, pledges investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Daily Star

    ... to rebuild after two decades of conflict. Erdogan, who in 2011 became the first non-African leader to go to Somalia in nearly 20 years, visited various projects that have benefited from Turkish investment, including a new airport terminal and a ...

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  20. Turkey pledges more investment for SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Peninsula

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan exchanges a plaque following a joint press conference with Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud in the Somali capital Mogadishu yesterday. Mogadishu: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday vowed to boost already large investments as he visited Somalia, a strategic ally offering lucrative rewards for those willing to work in the war-torn nation.

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