In kabadan 100 ruux oo ah khuburada kumbiyuutarrada garaadka macmalka ah leh ayaa Qarammada Midoobay ugu baaqay in ay tallaabo qaado si ay u hor istaagto in dagaal loo adeegsado "kombiyuutarrada wax dila" ama waxa loo yaqaanno robot-yada.
Markii gabadh 15 jir ah oo dalka Malaysia u dhalatay ay barta Twitter-ka ku soo qortay riyadeeda ku aaddan inay noqoto haweeneydii ugu horreysay ee dalkaasi raysal wasaare ka noqoto sanadkan, ayaa waxay la kulantay cambaareyn.
Xaaska madaxwaynaha dalka Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, ayaa dalkeeda dib ugu laabatay, iyada oo ay jirto in loo haystay eedeeyn ahayd in ay waxyeelo u gaysatay gabar ka shaqaynaysay Hotel ay deganayd oo ku yaallay Johannesburg.
Dowlada dalka Spain ayaa ku dhawaaqday inay baabi'isay kooxihii ka dambeeyay weerarkii ka dhacay Barcelona. Wasiirka arrimaha gudaha ee Spain uan Ignacio Zoido ayaa sheegay in arrintani ay xaqiijiyeen ka dib markii ay qiimeyn iyo baaritaan ku sameyeen dadkii la dilay iyo kuwa la xiray.
This week, as part the UK’s Presidency of the G8, Foreign Ministers will meet to discuss the need to encourage the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to re-engage in Somalia. The G8 countries are some of the largest shareholders in both the World Bank and the IMF. As a result, the UK is using its Presidency […]
Last Thursday, the Federal Government of Somalia, together with the UK, hosted the latest meeting with a number of key international partners in Mogadishu. The location was significant. This was the first time such a meeting had been held in Mogadishu since the Federal Government came to power last year. It was a real demonstration […]
International Women’s Day is a global opportunity to celebrate and promote the rights of women. It is a chance for all of us, men and women, to unite under a single, common aim – gender equality. This is particularly pertinent in Somalia. Everyone in Somalia has suffered from decades of often unrelenting conflict. But Somalia’s […]
In the lead up to International Women’s Day on Friday, we are featuring the stories of women who work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as guest posts across the FCO bloggers’ network. Jane Stevens and Tracey McLelland are a successful job sharing duo who are part of the communications team working on the upcoming […]
A year ago, few predicted that Somalia would see such significant changes; yet 2012 saw some real progress in Somalia – including the end of the Transition; a new Parliament (with a significant number of new MPs); the election of a new, reform-minded Speaker and President and a desire for a different type of politics. […]
Earlier this year, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague MP, announced a new initiative to prevent sexual violence against women. It aims to strengthen international efforts and coordination to prevent and respond to sexual violence, to erode the existing culture of impunity, to increase the number of perpetrators brought to justice and to support stat […]
So the final piece of the post-Transition jigsaw has finally fallen into place. Prime Minister Abdi Farah Shirdon’s 10-person Council of Minister is now approved – overwhelmingly – by Parliament and with it, the final act of a two-month process to find Somalia’s new leaders. Put before Parliament last week, their near-unanimous approval of the […] […]
Yesterday, Somalia marked a major milestone in its recent history. After two decades of civil war, and a year after the Roadmap was agreed, the Transitional Period finally concluded with the election by MPs of new President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. This was the first such election inside Somalia for many years and came just weeks after […]
On Monday, Somalia marked a significant milestone in its history. Twenty years after the country fell into conflict, a new Federal Parliament was inaugurated – paving the way to end the Transition in the next few days, and opening the first legislature to be formed inside Somalia since 1991. This is a huge achievement, both for the […]
The following is a guest blog by Fionna Gibb, Deputy Head of Mission at the British Office for Somalia. As Ambassador Matt Baugh is on leave, last Friday I had the pleasure of hosting the British Office for Somalia’s reception in Mogadishu to celebrate the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics. As the sun set […]
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IN RESPONSE TO THE “LETTER TO THE DIASPORA” BY THE PRIME MINISTER
Moshinada ka dhanka ah madaxda iyo la kala safashada khilaafyada siyaasadeed ee soo ifbaxa waxay ahaayeen shaqooyinka ugu xasaasiyadda badan ee laga dhex dareemi jiray – baarlamanaddii qaran ee soo maray Soomaaliya. Sanadihii u dambeeyay waxaad moodaa in mowjadahaha mooshinadu ay u wareegeen dhinaca maamul goboleedyada oo laba ka mid ah shanta maamul gobolee […]
Xarunta Xuquuqal Insaanka Somaliland ee fadhigeeduyahay magaalada Hargeysa ayaa warbixin ay soo saartay ku sheegtay in kow iyo toban suxufi la xiray tan iyo bishii April, halka kow iyo toban kalena la xidhay sanadkan bilawgiisii. Tiradaas ayaa ka dhigaysa suxufiyiinta guud ahaan lagu xidhay Somaliland sanadkan 22 suxufi, sida ay xaruntu sheegtay. Wariyeheenn […]
Miltariga dalka Kenya ayaa axaddii shalay ku amray dadka ku nool hareeraha keynta Boni ee ku teedsan xeebaha Kenya inay ka fogaadaan halkaas muddo 48 saacadood ah. Amarkan ka soo baxay ciidamada Kenya ayaa lagu sheegay inay duqeyn xooggan ku qaadi doonaan deegaanka, si ey uga sifeeyaan maleeshiyo ka tirsan ururka Al-Shabaab oo halkaas ku dhuumaaleysta, weera […]
Xiddigii hore ee kooxda Barcelona Neymar, oo hada u dheela kooxda PSG ee dalka Faransiiska, ayaa weerar afka ah ku qaaday guddiga maamula kooxdiisii hore. Neymar oo hadlayey kadib kulankii shalay ay kooxdiisa PSG 6-2 kaga adkaatay naadiga Toulouse, ayaa sheegay in Barcelona ay u qalanto dad ka wanaagsan guddiga iminka maamula. “Afar sano ayaan joogay kooxda […]
Kooxda kubadda cagta Manchester United ayaa la filayaa inay toddobaadkan hehsiis cusub la saxiixato weeraryahan Zlatan Ibrahimović, oo hadda aan wax koox ah u cayaarin. Xiddigan 35 jirka ah, ayaa sanadii tagtay u cayaaray United, hase yeeshee waxaa dhaawac xooggan uu kasoo gaaray jilibka, intii ay socotay cayaartii Europa League ee ay la cayaareen naadiga An […]
Steve Bannon, madaxa istaraatiijiyada Aqalka Cad ayaa xilkii laga qaaday. Banon oo ka mid ahaa dadka uu sida weyn u dhageysan jiray madaxweyne Trump ayaa afkaartiisu ay u janjeertaa dhinaca midigta fog ee xisbiga Jamhuuriga.
Horyaalka dalka Jarmalka ee Bundesliga ee xilli ciyaareedkan cusub ayaa xalay si rasmi ah u furmay, iyadoona kooxda heysata horyaalnimada ee Bayern Munich ay guul ku bilaabatay kadib marki ay 3-1 ku garaacday Bayen Leverkusen.
California rancher John Wick says the Marin Carbon Project could help save the world from climate change. “How would you possibly know, looking out at this beautiful day in front of us, that the Earth is crashing?" he asks, rhetorically. "But when scientists measure it and see the effect of it, and watch the ocean die-off and everything happening, […]
President Donald Trump looks to get his administration back on track after a difficult week with a campaign-style rally of supporters Tuesday in Phoenix, Arizona. Trump is trying to move past his controversial comments from last week when he blamed protesters “on both sides” for the violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. “You had […]
Russia’s armed forces chief staff, General Valery Gerasimov, is due to visit Turkey this week in the latest step in bilateral regional coordination efforts on Syria. Ahead of Gerasimov’s visit, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusolgu took a swipe at NATO ally the United States, saying Russia better understood Turkey's concerns about the Syrian Kurdish […]
16 — Years U.S. troops have fought in Afghanistan 2,300 — U.S. troops killed 31,000 — Civilians killed, as of August 2016 800 billion — Dollars spent by U.S. on war 8,400 — U.S. troops currently in Afghanistan 6,575 — Allied and NATO troops in Afghanistan 3,053 — Private security contractors working for DOD in Afghanistan 60% — Percentage of Afghanistan cont […]
A rare total solar eclipse began in the Western state of Oregon Monday, as millions of people across the U.S. are watching the phenomenon from the Pacific to the Atlantic for the first time in 99 years.
Germany's anti-immigrant AfD party pushed Monday to make the massive influx of migrants into the country an election issue as it battles with flagging support, despite waning concern among Germans over the matter. More than 1 million migrants entered Germany in 2015-2016. Alternative for Germany leaders Alexander Gauland and Alice Weidel told reporters […]
“If you refuse to join, IS militants take you away by force,” said Ahmed Ali, 29, a former farmer in Syria's northeastern countryside. “We don't actually know where they take people. But they don't come back.” Surrounded by more than 20 other young men in a sweltering tent, Ali described fleeing Islamic State militants three nights earlier, p […]
Every August, tens of thousands of Egypt’s Coptic Christians and Egyptian Muslims take buses and trains to the Virgin Mary Monastery in Assiut. This year, Muslims were banned from attending the event by the Egyptian authorities. The monastery is believed to have been visited by the Holy family when they fled Israel out of fear of persecution by King Herod.
Islamic State militants continue counterattacking from their remaining strongholds in Raqqa, Syria, as coalition-backed forces advance to recapture the city. Families fleeing the fighting often have no place to go but to camps desperately short of clean water, food and medicine. VOA's Heather Murdock is on the scene in Raqqa and in the Ain Issa Camp in […]
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has decided be to tried by a judge — not a military jury — on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan. Bergdahl's lawyers told the court in a brief filing last week that their client chose trial by judge alone, rather than a panel of officers. He faces charges of desertion and misbehavior befo […]
The warring factions in South Sudan and the country’s neighbors must leave no stone unturned in finding a political solution to the three-and-a-half-year civil war. That was the message of the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, as he wrapped up his visit to South Sudan and neighboring Uganda. Peter Maurer has visited conflict zones a […]
The U.S. Navy has ordered an immediate, worldwide “operational pause” after a guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship Monday east of Singapore, the second such collision in as many months. Ten American sailors are reported missing and five injured, with the USS John S. McCain sustaining "significant damage" as a result of the incid […]
Police in Spain have shot dead a man they believe was the driver of Thursday's deadly van attack in Barcelona. Ending a massive manhunt, police killed Younes Abouyaaqoub after confronting him Monday in a rural area known for its vineyards about 45 kilometers west of Barcelona. Authorities say they shot the fugitive after he held up what appeared to be a […]
Millions of people across the United States watched a rare total solar eclipse which darkened the skies from the Pacific to the Atlantic for the first time in 99 years. The eclipse began Monday morning in the Western state of Oregon, causing the temperature to drop significantly as the moon covered the sun. An estimated 200 million people were within a day […]
China has been an "incredible partner" in cracking down on synthetic opioids seen as fueling fast-rising overdose deaths in the United States, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Monday during a visit to the country considered the source of many of the deadly substances sought by addicts. Price said China has been quick to res […]
Wisconsin Assembly Democratic Leader Peter Barca was branded as failing "on all accounts" by a fellow Democrat who was "incredibly frustrated and concerned" with his actions after Barca joined Republicans in voting for a $3 billion tax incentive package for Foxconn Technology Group. Emails obtained by The Associated Press show that Demo […]
Nigerian activist, Rebecca Dali has won the prestigious Sergio Vieira de Mello Foundation award for her work in re-integrating women and orphans abducted by Boko Haram militants into their home communities. The award was presented at a ceremony Monday commemorating World Humanitarian Day (August 19) at the U.N. European headquarters in Geneva. It is given ev […]
Angola is gearing up for a historic vote, as longtime President Jose Eduardo dos Santos prepares to step down after 38 years in power. For more than two-thirds of the population, he is the only leader they have ever known. And the vast majority of eligible voters have never seen a ballot without his name on it. Ana Maria Espirito Santos Monteiro has decided […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
New Burundi battle group arrives in SomaliaReliefWebMogadishu, 21 August 2017 – A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The 45th battalion of the BDNF, led by Lt.
AllAfrica.comSomalia: Forces Capture Key Al-Shabaab Town of BariireAllAfrica.comSomalia's defense ministry said the U.S. team — mainly based at Baledogle airfield, a former Somali air force base in Lower Shabelle region — has assumed the role of training and equipping the Somalia National Army, and also is advising and assisting ...Somalia: Al Shabaab G […]
Horseed MediaEgypt's Sisi assures Somali counterpart of Cairo's support for SomaliaHorseed MediaEl-Sisi hailed the “distinguished and historical relations between Egypt and Somalia, stressing Egypt's intention to continue to provide all support to Somalia during the next phase to build and consolidate the institutions of the state, especially […]
Horseed MediaUK Minister for Africa, Rory Stewart Visits SomaliaHorseed Media“The UK is committed to supporting peace and prosperity in Somalia and we have played a leading role in the international community in providing assistance and support. Earlier this year we hosted the London Somalia Conference and I've been impressed ...Somalia: UN Decries Atta […]
CNN InternationalUS troops call in airstrike after they come under fire in SomaliaCNN InternationalThe drone strikes took place in Jilib, Somalia, about 200 miles southwest of Mogadishu, Africa Command said in its statement. A US defense official told CNN that pro-government Somali troops, accompanied by US military advisers, came under direct ...US says air […]
Aljazeera.comUncovering Somalia's forgotten music of the 1970sAljazeera.comIndian scales, Yemeni chord progressions, Sumatran melodies, and the rhythms of Bantu peoples just to the south created a sound that reveals not only the intermingling of Somalia's past but of the world's. That rich legacy could be heard in a newly ...altro »
Voice of AmericaSomalia Forces Capture Key al-Shabab Town of Bariire - VOA NewsVoice of AmericaAfrican Union and Somali government forces have captured the town of Bariire, a strategic militant base in the south of the country, officials and witnesses said ...US air strikes kill 7 al Shabaab fighters in SomaliadefenceWebtutte le notizie (8) »
Middle East MonitorTurkish students go to Somalia to renovate schoolMiddle East MonitorA group of Turkish students participated in renovation works at an orphanage-cum-school in Somalia on Sunday, as part of a visit to several African countries under an exchange program. The 2017 Africa Experience Sharing Program provides an opportunity ...altro »
AllAfrica.comSomalia: Kenyan Security in Search of Al Shabaab Suspects in MombasaAllAfrica.comKenyan police said Saturday that they are pursuing three accomplices of a wanted terror suspect who was gunned down in the coastal city of Mombasa on Friday evening. Coast Regional Police Commander Larry Kieng told a news conference in Mombasa ...
Horn ObserverSomalia: Senate Passes National Communication Act, Somali Ministry of Posts to Open office in DjiboutiHorn ObserverMOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The Upper House of Somalia's parliament has on Monday passed the National Communications Act, highlighting the first act that is approved by this new House to Somalia's legislative system […]
Younes Abouyaaqoub, identified as driver of van that sped down Las Ramblas on Thursday, is killed in town of SubiratsThe last known member of the Barcelona terror cell has been shot dead after he was cornered by armed police while wearing a fake suicide vest.Younes Abouyaaqoub was killed in a town 30 miles west of Barcelona, four days after he drove a van al […]
Stephen Burgen in Barcelona and Ian Cobain in London
Some 42 people require protection under Trump compared with 31 under Obama, leading to an increasing number of agents resigningSecret service agents are resigning and others might have to go without pay after more than 1,000 agents protecting the Trump family hit salary and overtime caps, the head of the US Secret Service said.With more than four months to g […]
Headless torso discovered hours after inventor tells court that Kim Wall died onboard his homemade submarineA woman’s body has been found at the water’s edge in Copenhagen, hours after a Danish inventor charged with killing a Swedish journalist in his homemade submarine told a court she had died onboard.Peter Madsen told the court that Kim Wall, who has been […]
‘Worth everything’: America takes in eclipse from coast to coastTotal eclipse began in Oregon on west coast and passed through 14 states 9.51pm BST Well that was fun. We saw the moon totally eclipse the sun. We saw people observe it. We saw darkness briefly reign. 9.25pm BST Earlier today – pre-eclipse – we brought you news that Bonnie Tyler would be perform […]
Publication of action plan for governments is response to what Vatican sees as one of biggest global challenges of 21st centuryPope Francis has issued a 20-point action plan to governments on refugees and migrants to try to galvanise their response to an issue seen by the Vatican as one of the biggest global challenges of the 21st century.His intention is to […]
Common moss changes shape in areas of high nitrogen pollution and drought and has potential to be big bioindicator, say scientistsDelicate mosses found on rocks and trees in cities around the world can be used to measure the impact of atmospheric change and could prove a low-cost way to monitor urban pollution, according to Japanese scientists.Moss, a “bioin […]
Saint-Gervais mayor warns that people who try to climb France’s highest mountain without proper kit face fines after series of deaths and accidentsFrench authorities are calling for police to enforce fines against climbers who attempt to scale Mont Blanc without proper clothing and equipment.The move follows a series of deaths and accidents on Europe’s highe […]
In first state address since his return, Muhammadu Buhari criticises calls for Biafra secession, saying ethnic violence fuelled by political mischief-makersNigerian president Muhammadu Buhari condemned growing calls for secession in his first live broadcast on state television since taking three months’ medical leave in the UK.The president returned to Abuja […]
Deputy foreign minister, seen as a tough negotiator, to replace Sergey Kislyak with Moscow-Washington ties at a lowVladimir Putin has appointed a new Russian ambassador to the US at a time when relations between the two countries are at a low, driven by accusations of Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential elections.Anatoly Antonov will take over f […]
Ten US sailors feared dead and five hurt after USS John S McCain collided with oil tanker off Singapore, in second collision in two monthsThe Pentagon has ordered a temporary halt to operations of the US Pacific fleet and a full safety review, after the second serious collision in two months involving its ships. Ten American sailors are missing and five inju […]
Julian Borger in Washington, Martin Farrer and Oliver Holmes
Much-loved American comic behind hit films such as The Nutty Professor has died in Las Vegas•Peter Bradshaw on Jerry Lewis: a knockabout clown with a dark and melancholy inner life Related: Jerry Lewis: a life in pictures Jerry Lewis, the “king of comedy” who dominated 1950s Hollywood, has died at the age of 91. Continue reading...
Driver arrested after vehicle hits two bus shelters in southern French city in attack that has not been linked with terrorismOne person has died and another left injured after a van was driven into two bus shelters in Marseille.French officials said the van’s driver, arrested after the crashes, is being treated for psychological problems. The incident is not […]
US president to deliver address to troops and the nation at the Fort Myer military base on Monday nightDonald Trump will announce his decision on America’s strategy in Afghanistan on Monday night in an address to US troops and the nation almost 16 years after the war began.The US president will “provide an update on the path forward for America’s engagement […]
Military leaders are confident of recapturing one of the last remaining Islamic State strongholds in the country but humanitarian groups fear for civiliansIraqi forces have pushed into the outskirts of one of the last Islamic State-held areas in the country – the north-western city of Tal Afar.The operation comes just over a month after Mosul was retaken fro […]
Widespread shock as supreme court endorses dissolution of union between woman from Hindu family and Muslim man and orders forced marriage inquiryThe Indian supreme court has upheld a decision to annul the marriage of a 24-year-old woman in Kerala and force her to live back at her parents’ house because she married a Muslim man. Related: ‘Love jihad’ in India […]
Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of warSome of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.Tesla’s Elon Musk and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman are leadin […]
In sweltering heat, protesters wear brown prison uniforms in homage to jailed Alex Chow, Nathan Law and Joshua WongThousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Hong Kong – some clad in prison uniforms – to demand the release of three of the former British colony’s best-known pro-democracy leaders. Related: Hong Kong democracy campaigners jailed ov […]
Wife of president Robert Mugabe returns to Harare despite facing allegations of assault on model in JohannesburgGrace Mugabe, the wife of the Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, flew home from South Africa on Sunday after being granted diplomatic immunity from being prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model in Johannesburg.State broadcaster ZBC show […]
Police rule out love triangle saying more disturbing motive lies behind stabbing of 26-year-old hair stylist in ChicagoDetectives have ruled out a love triangle between an Oxford University employee, a US professor and their alleged murder victim, who was found with more than 40 stab wounds, police have said. Somerville College’s Andrew Warren, 56, and Profe […]
Turkish-born author Doğan Akhanlı, who has written about human rights in Turkey, was arrested while on holidayGermany welcomed the release on Sunday of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant and accused Turkey of abusing the international system used to hunt down fugitives.Turkish-born writer Doğan Akhanlı, who has German citizenship, was arr […]