Madaxweynaha Maraykanka, Donald Trump, ayaa ku eedeeyay Kuuriyada Waqooyi in ay xushmad darro u muujisay Shiinaha oo ah saaxiibka ugu weyn ee ay leedahay, ka dib markii ay gantaalkii saddexaad tijaabisay muddo bil gudaheed ah.
Kuuriyada waqooyi ayaa gantay gantaal kale oo ah nooca Ballistica , Saacado uun kaddib markii xoghayaha arrimaha dibada ee Mareykanka Rex Tillerson uu ku baaqay in si adag loo wajaho xukuumada Kim Jong-un
Labada gobol ee Saaxil iyo Awdal ee jamhuuriyadda iskeed ugu dhawaaqday madaxbanaanida ee Somaliland, ayaa waxaa saaka ka bilaabmay qaadashada kaarka codbixiyaasha doorashada madaxtooyada ee 13-ka November 2017.
Jaakad maqaar ka samaysan oo uu lahaa jilaagii reer Mareykan ee geeriyooday Patrick Swayze uuna xirtay markii uu jilayay filimkii Dirty Dancing ayaa lagu iibiyey lacag dhan $62,500 xaraash ka dhacay magaalada Los Angeles.
Hay'adda dhakhaatiirta aan xudduuda lahayn ee MSF ayaa sheegtay in 25 kun oo qof ay ka carareen magaalo ku taalla waqooyi bari Suudaanta koonfurred oo ay dagaallo ka socdeen seddaxdii maalmood ee la soo dhaafay.
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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Guddiga doorashada Galmudug ayaa maanta mar kale ku dhawaaqay in mar kale uu dib u dhacay ku yimid doorashada madaxweynaha oo lagu waday inay berito dhacdo, waxeyna shaaciyeen in sadexdan bishan la qaban doono.
Barnaamijka faaqidaadda toddobaadka waxa uu ku saabsan yahay marxaladda kala guurka ee dalka Soomaaliya. Barnaamijka ayaa qeyb ka ahaa kulan dadweyne oo sidoo kale arrintan looga hadlayey oo shalay VOA ay ku qabatay magaalada Nairobi ee dalka Kenya. Barnaamijka waxaa soo jeedineysa weriyaha VOA ee Nairobi Maryan Maxamuud Barre.
Qoraal cusub oo la soo bandhigay ayaa lagu sheegay in lataliyihii hore ee amniga qaranka Maraykanka Micheal Flynn inuu lacago ka badan $500,000 ka qaatay dalka Turkiga, halka uu Ruushkana ka helay tobannaan kun oo dollar,
Burcad badeed Soomaali ah ayaa inta noloshiisa ka harsan ku qaadan doona xabsi federal oo Mareykanka ku yaalla, sababo la xiriira inuu weerar ku qaaday Markab ay leeyihiin ciidamada badda Mareykanka, sanadii 2010.
Pope Francis leaves Cairo on Saturday after two days of meetings with Egypt's political and religious leaders. Officials hope the papal visit will jump-start interfaith efforts to curb extremism and sectarianism in the region. VOA's Heather Murdock reports.
A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon. The Pentagon said the service member died from wounds sustained in an "explosive device blast," stating further information would be released as appropriate. Saturday's incident marks the second American mi […]
An American woman convicted of espionage in China and held without a trial for two years is back in the U.S. after being deported, according to her husband. Jeff Gillis said in a statement that his wife, Sandy Phan-Gillis, left China Friday and arrived in Los Angeles the same day — removing a source of tension between the U.S. and China. A court ordered her […]
Turkey has dismissed nearly 4,000 people from its civil service, military, and gendarmerie, in what appears to be a purge related to last year's attempted coup. Turkey announced the move on Saturday, saying in the government's Official Gazette that those let go include 1,127 employees of the justice ministry, made up of prison guards, academics and […]
So-called Islamic State has wreaked havoc in eastern Afghanistan since 2015, mostly through its loose affiliates — attacking government installations and villages, killing and abducting hundreds of people, and keeping schools shuttered and replacing them with IS religious seminaries. It also claimed responsibility for several deadly attacks in the country’s […]
The Russian opposition movement founded by exiled Kremlin critic and oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky protested President Vladimir Putin in 32 cities Saturday, despite the fact that authorities have banned the movement and declared it illegal, and police have raided its Moscow offices. The main rally in Moscow had a few hundred protesters gathering in a park be […]
Pope Francis concluded a 27 hour visit to Egypt Saturday, after delivering mass to a crowd of 25,000 Catholics and visiting a seminary. Preaching a message of "peace," the pontiff tried to reach out to both Christians and Muslims, denouncing those who preach violence in the name of God. Pope Francis said mass in Latin to a vast throng of worshipers […]
U.S. President Donald Trump will spend part of his 100th day in office Saturday in the politically friendly state of Pennsylvania, as anti-Trump protesters actively attempt to diminish the symbolic milestone. The president will sign an executive order at a shovel factory in central Pennsylvania, directing his administration to review the nation’s trade agree […]
His birthplace in a small village outside Mumbai, India, in a home with no running water or electricity, is a far cry from the technology-filled cubicles Pete Tapaskar has come to know well as an information technology (IT) worker. Tapaskar’s journey from India to the United States through Canada came courtesy of an H1B immigrant visa. “H1B has been a great […]
During a recent visit to Wisconsin, President Donald Trump announced he was signing an Executive Order reviewing the visa program that brings many technical workers to the United States, known as the H1B visa. About 85,000 workers come to the United States annually using an H1B visa. More from VOA’s Kane Farabaugh
Thousands of environmental activists marched in the U.S. capital Saturday to try to draw support for climate-related causes. The People's Climate March was meant to coincide with President Donald Trump's 100th day in office, according to its organizers, who have condemned what they see as the administration's lack of concern for environmental […]
The European Union has voted unanimously to adopt guidelines to negotiate Britain's exit from the bloc, the chairman of a special EU summit said Saturday. "Guidelines adopted unanimously. [The] EU-27's firm and fair political mandate for the Brexit talks is ready," said Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, who tweeted from the […]
Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, fired a key foreign policy aide Saturday, along with a senior information ministry bureaucrat, for their alleged roles in leaking details to the media on a top-level security meeting about counter-militancy efforts. An official announcement said Sharif ordered that the portfolio of foreign affairs shall be withdrawn “ […]
If you’ve been walking through downtown Nairobi lately, you may have seen Moses Odhiambo. The 29-year-old self-taught saxophonist has been drawing crowds and inspiring a love of music in young people who, like himself, are growing up on the streets. Moses Odhiambo plays his saxophone amid the usual buzz of evening rush hour in Nairobi’s central business dist […]
San Antonio, Texas, is home to the greatest concentration of Catholic missions in North America, including The Alamo, the state’s first mission dating to 1718. The most visited historic landmark in Texas was also a fort and the site of a battle that played a pivotal role in the state’s dramatic history. San Antonio Missions In the 18th century, the governmen […]
French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron’s party on Saturday called for the resignation of Marine Le Pen’s father from the National Front after comments he made about a ceremony for the policeman killed in an attack in Paris. The policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded April 20, three days before the first round of the presidential election th […]
South African President Jacob Zuma has signed the anti-money laundering bill FICA, which allows increased scrutiny of the bank accounts of “prominent individuals,” including himself, into law, his office said Saturday. The country risked being kicked out of global fraud monitor, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), if the Financial Intelligence Centre Ame […]
Turkish authorities Saturday blocked access to online encyclopedia Wikipedia, an internet monitoring group said, the latest in what government critics say is a crackdown on free speech on the internet. A block on all language editions of the Wikipedia website was detected at 8 a.m. (0500 GMT) Saturday, monitoring group Turkey Blocks said on its website. “The […]
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte opened the last day of a four-day Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit with a warning that they all are facing a massive “illegal drug trade apparatus.” He quickly added Saturday that the drug trade is not “impregnable” and can be dismantled “with political will and cooperation.” He urged the leaders from […]
A hacker claims to have stolen the upcoming season of Netflix’s hit series “Orange Is The New Black,” and is demanding that the video streaming service pay an unspecified ransom to prevent all the new episodes from being prematurely released online. The hacker, operating under the name The Dark Overlord, has purportedly uploaded the first episode to an ill […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
The InterceptU.S. Signals Possible Airstrikes in Somalia by Asking Aid Groups for Their LocationsThe InterceptU.S. officials this week requested the geographic coordinates of aid groups working in Somalia, according to a document obtained by The Intercept — a move that could indicate an escalation of military action against the Shabab. The notice to NGOs ... […]
Amnesty InternationalSomalia: Halt execution spree of children in Puntland | Amnesty ...Amnesty InternationalThe authorities in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region must immediately halt plans to execute two boys sentenced to death by a military tribunal in ...altro »
Workers WorldTrump escalates U.S. war in SomaliaWorkers WorldUnited States President Donald Trump has pledged to intensify the war against the people of Somalia, which has gone on for decades. His executive order granted the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) greater latitude in carrying out military operations ...Somalia: EU Condemns the Recent Executions in Som […]
Times ColonistVictoria mosque to host bazaar Saturday for disaster relief in SomaliaTimes ColonistSo much international attention has been paid to the war in Syria and tensions in the Korean peninsula, that many have forgotten about the desperate situation in Somalia, he said. “There's always so much happening in the world and Somalia tends to be ...
Somalia: Cash lifeline for drought-hit homes - Somalia | ReliefWebReliefWebDrought has brought Somalia to the brink of famine, but a modest injection of cash can give families in rural areas a lifeline to see them into the expected rainy ...altro »
Midnimo Information CenterYemen, Somalia and Southern Sudan. The Triangle of Death Threatened by FamineMidnimo Information CenterMOGADISHU (Somalia) – More than 30 million people in the Triangle of Death (Yemen, Somalia and Southern Sudan) are suffering from a severe food shortage, with some facing the threat of starvation. Indeed, many of them are actually […]
Kuwaiti medical team examines 600 Somalian patientsReliefwebHARGEISA, Somalia, April 28 (KUNA) A Kuwaiti medical team on Friday checked 600 patients in the region of Somaliland, Somalia, and provided medical supplies for them. The Shifaa (healing) medical team was keen to treat a large number of patients in the ...altro »
The GuardianAnti-terrorism laws have 'chilling effect' on vital aid deliveries to ...The GuardianFear of prosecution under UK and US counter-terror laws hinders those trying to provide humanitarian assistance in areas held by Islamic militants.Four Al Shabaab fighters executed in SomaliaSky News AustraliaSomalia executes four Al Shabaab fighters be […]
ReliefWebCholera and famine strike Somalia and South SudanReliefweb“We are overstretched and as we speak we are receiving more patients,” said Dr. Mohamed Dahir, who as a medical doctor in Somalia is struggling to cope with high levels of malnutrition. There is a massive influx of people into the region of Gedo in ...Somalia Envoy Urges Protection of Busines […]
ReliefwebSomalia Drought Conditions, April 2017ReliefwebMany parts of the country remained generally dry throughout the month of March 2017 with extreme drought conditions spreading further to the larger parts of the country. The Gu rains normally start in late March in the north western parts of the ...
President prepares for Saturday night rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, as adviser Steve Bannon is thought to be behind focus on economic issuesOn his 100th day in office, facing a historically low popularity rating, a succession of intractable foreign crises and multiple investigations of his links with Moscow, Donald Trump reminded the nation that 1 May w […]
The French presidential hopeful has made no secret of her admiration for Russia’s strongman leader, but her relationship with Trump is less clearcutThe week after Donald Trump won the US presidential election last November, Marine Le Pen was inaugurating the headquarters of her own election campaign in Paris, less than a mile from the Elysée Palace she hopes […]
Users trying to access online encyclopaedia via Turkish internet providers receive ‘connection timed out’ error messageTurkey has blocked Wikipedia, the country’s telecommunications watchdog has said, citing a law that allows it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security.The move is likely to further worry rights groups and Tur […]
Vladimir Putin is riding high, expecting a fourth term as president and allegedly influencing elections from the US to France – but Alexei Navalny is determined to stop himAlexei Navalny is in good spirits for a man who can hardly step outside without being insulted, assaulted or arrested. Earlier this month he was released from a 15-day stint in a Russian j […]
Pedro Canché has finally won an apology for being jailed after he criticized a state governor. But, he asked, what about the 104 journalists killed since 2006?Pedro Canché, an indigenous journalist and activist in the southern Mexico state of Quintana Roo, had a hunch the local authorities were closing in on him for his coverage of angry protests over rising […]
Visitors to the website on Saturday found it was ‘undergoing changes’ to reflect the agency’s ‘new direction’, as thousands protest climate inactionThe US Environmental Protection Agency’s main climate change website is “undergoing changes” to better reflect “the agency’s new direction” under Donald Trump. Related: The American people – not Big Oil – must de […]
Call for commission to reconsider celibacy as condition of priesthood as number of priests in England and Wales plummetsCatholic bishops in England and Wales are facing a fresh call for a national commission on the ordination of married men amid mounting concern that the church’s celibacy requirement is contributing to a shortage of priests.The call for a re […]
People’s Daily says US president could ‘endanger the global economy’ and damage ‘export-oriented countries’ Chinese leaders are worried about Donald Trump engaging in a “tax war” with Beijing, potentially fuelling tensions between the two countries already strained by problems such as North Korea, trade and the South China Sea. A commentary in the People’s D […]
Frustration mounts among locals on the Greek island, where refugees feel like prisoners with no hope of getting to mainland EuropeOn a clear day the channel dividing Chios from the Turkish coast does not look like a channel at all. The nooks and crevices of Turkey’s western shores, its wind turbines and summer homes could, to the naked eye, be a promontory o […]
The Dark Overlord claims to have stolen and posted episodes from the forthcoming season of the hit show, after demanding unspecified sumA hacker who claimed to have stolen the forthcoming season of Netflix’s hit series Orange is the New Black and demanded a ransom payment claimed on Saturday to have followed through on its threat to release several episodes […]
Police clash with striking union workers in streets of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo as protesters in 26 states demonstrate against Michel Temer’s proposed reformsBrazilian unions have ratcheted up the pressure on president Michel Temer with a nationwide general strike that closed schools, disrupted transport networks and led to clashes with public security i […]
Politicians voted 46-0 in favour, but pro-Russian lawmakers boycotted session and outside parliament hundreds of anti-Nato protesters gatheredMontenegro’s parliament has supported the Balkan country’s membership in Nato in a historic turn toward the west amid protests by Russia and the pro-Russia opposition.Politicians voted 46-0 to ratify the accession trea […]
Nationalist protesters attacked politicians and journalists in an attempt to prevent election of an ethnic Albanian as speakerThe EU and Nato have pleaded for calm in Macedonia after nationalist protesters stormed the parliament in Skopje on Thursday, attacking politicians and journalists in an attempt to prevent the election of an ethnic Albanian as speaker […]
Tickets cost up to $12,780 for music event endorsed by influencers on Instagram but social media reports suggest ‘disaster’It was billed as an Instagram-worthy luxury festival in the Bahamas – but the supposedly glamorous Fyre festival seems to be anything but.Tickets for the festival, which was co-organised by the rapper Ja Rule, cost up to $12,780 for a lu […]
Charmaine Yoest was head of Americans United for Life, which played role in recent wave of anti-abortion laws by feeding model bills to state lawmakersDonald Trump has appointed the former president of a leading anti-abortion group to the top communications role at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHSS).Charmaine Yoest, who for several years was […]
Unprecedented burst of executions re-inflamed opposition to death penalty, with some reporting disturbing signs of distress as men were being killedInside the chamber: ‘I was watching him breathe heavily and arch his back’Lawyers for the four men executed by Arkansas in the past week were set on Friday to ask a federal judge to force the state to preserve ev […]
Ed Pilkington in New York and Jacob Rosenberg in Little Rock, Arkansas
Presidential hopeful’s comments on French TV raise the possibility of migrant camp springing up to the UK Emmanuel Macron, the favourite in the race to become the next French president, has suggested that he would want to renegotiate an agreement that allows British border police to operate in Calais.The centrist politician, who will go head to head against […]
House and Senate approve stopgap spending measure while negotiators work to reach an agreement over a longer-term funding packageHours before a midnight deadline, Congress averted a government shutdown – at least for now – ensuring that the lights will stay on in Washington as Donald Trump marks his 100th day in office.But the feat comes with a trade-off. Re […]
Italian intelligence document reveals how group has infiltrated Europe using scheme meant to treat wounded Libyan soldiersItalian investigators believe that a number of Islamic State fighters from Libya have slipped into Europe by infiltrating a scheme designed to give hospital treatment to wounded regular Libyan government soldiers.A Italian intelligence do […]
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Members of human rights body’s parliamentary assembly pass vote of no confidence in Spaniard Pedro AgramuntThe leader of the parliamentary assembly in Europe’s oldest human rights body has been stripped of his powers after being accused of tarnishing his office by meeting the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad.In a move unprecedented in the 68-year history of […]