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CPJ Press Freedom Online
Journalists in exile 2013
Fifty-five journalists fled their homes in the past year with help from the Committee to Protect Journalists.
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East Africa: Somali Military Bolstered By East Africa, Middle East Allies
Somalia's allies throughout East Africa and the Middle East are committing to help rebuild Somali military institutions through monetary and technical support.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Somalia: Key International Investor Baffled By Rumours of Cancellation of Airport Contract.
Shabelle. Mogadishu- 17-June, 2013. SKA an international company which has invested millions of dollars in Mogadishu's Adan Ade international Airport is deeply baffled by rumours in Mogadishu which say that the Somali government has revoked a license which the company was managing the airport's logistical and handling services.
Kenyan police kill suspected militant in raid, seize arms
Kenyan police said on Monday they had shot dead a suspected supporter of the Somali militant group al Shabaab during a gunfight and said he had been plotting attacks in the country.
Four Ways Obama's Syria Gambit Could End
President Barack Obama answers questions at a White House news conference in Washington, April 30, 2013, where he strongly suggested he'd consider military action against Syria if it could be confirmed that President Bashar Assad's government used chemical weapons in the two-year-old civil war.
PRICE: Readying outpost in Djibouti for a rapid responsea
On May 30, Army Brig. Gen. Kimberly Field announced the formation of a new "rapid response force" to be established at Camp Lemonnier in the East African nation of Djibouti .
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Backlog at VA means vets must wait for claims
Larry Pleasants, photographed in his Virginia Beach home on June 15, 2013, is an Army veteran who retired in May from the National Guard after more than two decades of service.
Interview: Journalist Jeremy Scahill brings 'Dirty Wars' to light
Jeremy Scahill has traveled to some of the most dangerous spots on Earth - Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia - as a journalist trying to tell the story of, in his words, "the war within the war."
Somalia: Prof Gandhi - the Only Solution for Juba Land Is to Form an All Inclusive Administration
Kismayu- - Somalia's prominent Politian Prof Mohamed Abdi Qandhi who hails from the lower Juba region of Somalia has called for the establishment of a new administration in the Juba regions of Somalia which represents descendants of the region.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Deadly bomb hits Somali tea shop
At least seven people were killed when a bomb exploded in a tea shop popular with government troops in the Somali town of Wanlaweyn on Saturday, officials and residents said.
Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia appoints GFCL as...
Mr. Arun Panchariya, the Principal of Global Finance & Capital Limited , announced that the UK FCA registered corporate finance adviser has been appointed to provide exclusive advisory services to the Government of the Federal Republic of Somalia.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Kenya, Somalia in dispute over...
The al-Qaida-linked militants who once controlled the southern port city of Kismayo are gone, but a fight for control of the city has broken out and at least 10 people have been killed in the recent violence.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Somalia: Chinese-Djiboutian Delegation Visits Mogadishu Port to Plan Reconstruction
A joint delegation from China and Djibouti arrived in Mogadishu Tuesday to help re-build Mogadishu's port, Kenya's Africa Review reported.
New UN envoy hails Somaliland as a island of relative peace and stabilitya in insecure region
Special Representative Nicholas Kay listening in Mogadishu to one of a group of Somali women activists about a number of their concerns.
Ten Years Ago.
I've always enjoyed writing as a pastime, and have managed to publish three science fiction novels with the help of an electronic publisher.
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Notes from the Field: Outbreak of Poliomyelitis - Somalia and Kenya, May 2013
On May 9, 2013, the Somalia Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization reported a confirmed wild poliovirus type 1 case in a girl aged 32 months from Mogadishu , with onset of acute flaccid paralysis on April 18, 2013.
Somalia aid workers risk Afghan-style manipulation-expert
EU to step up security involvement in Somalia
The European Union is to move military training of Somali soldiers from Uganda to Mogadishu in a show of confidence in Somalia's growing stability after two decades of turmoil, the EU special envoy to Somalia said on Wednesday.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Inside Track: Despatch from Mogadishu
Ah, it's good to be back on the road. Arriving in Somalia last week I was quickly reminded of the things I really miss as a foreign correspondent.
Challenges to America's counterterrorism strategy in Somalia
Al Qaeda's affiliate in Somalia, al Shabaab, has suffered a series of defeats at the hands of Somali clan militia forces, internationally-backed African Union peacekeeping troops, and Somali federal government forces.