Hogaamiyaha mudada dheer ee dalka Turkiga Recep Tayyip Erdogan ayaa ku guuleystay doorashada madaxtinimada mar labaad iyada oo 99% codadka la dhiibtay l atiriyey, sida ay ku warramayso warbaahinta dowladda.
Talibanka Pakistan ayaa ku dhawaaqay hogaamiye cusub kadib markii la xaqiiiyay in taliyahoodii hore Mullah Fazlullah lagu dilay duqeeyn cirka ahoo ay sameeyeen diyaarad nooca Dronska loo yaqaan ee Maraykanku leeyhaay todobaadki lasoo dhaafay. Waxa ay magacaabeen Mufti Nuur Wali Mehsud in uu noqdo Madaxooda cusub.,
Madaxwaynaha dalka Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangangwa ayaa sheegay in doorashada 30 bisha July ay sidii qorshuhu ahaa u dhici doonto , iyada oo ay jirto ayuu yiri waxa uu ku tilmaamay isku isku day lagu doonayay in lagu qaarajiyo.
Kooxaha xuquuqda aadanaha ee Nicaragua ayaa sheegay ugu yaraan afar qof oo uu ku jiro ilmo yar in la dilay markii xoogagga nabadgelyada ay rasaas ku fureen mudaaharaad dowlada loogasoo hor jeeday o ka dhacay magaalada caasiamda ah ee Managua.
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
Xulka difaacanaya horyaalnimada Koobka Aduunka ee Jarmalka ayaa soo nooleeyay rajadiisa ah inuu noqdo dalki ugu horreeyay ee koobka ku guuleysta laba jeer tan iyo sannadki 1962-ki markaas oo ay Brazil koobka ku guuleysatay laba jeer oo is-xigtay, kadib marki ay xalay 2-1 uga badiyeen Sweden.
Ciidanka Navy-ga Maraykanka ayaa sheegay in uu diyaar u yahay in xarumaha ciidanka Maraykanka uu ka dhiso goobo waaweyn oo dadka muhaajiriinta sharci-darrada ah lagu hayo, muhaajiriintaas oo ah kuwa ka soo gudbaya xuduudda koonfureed ee Maraykanka.
America has waited a year to hear what special counsel Robert Mueller concludes about the 2016 election, meddling by the Russians and — most of all — what Donald Trump did or didn't do. But how much the nation will learn about Mueller's findings is very much an open question. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may end up wrestling with a dilemm […]
A Texas charitable organization says 32 immigrant parents separated from their children after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border were freed into its care, but they don't know where their kids are or when they might see them again despite government assurances that family reunification would be well organized. The release on Sunday is believed to be the f […]
Britain's Prince William on Monday toured the ruins of the Roman city of Jerash, a major tourist attraction his wife visited as a child when she and her family lived in Jordan. Along the route, William and Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein stopped in front of an enlarged photo on an easel that showed the former Kate Middleton, her father and younger si […]
Multiple attempts to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but officials said Monday they believe they're still alive. The boys, aged 11-15, are believed to have entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai province with their coach late Saturday afternoon. A m […]
Porn actress Stormy Daniels was scheduled to meet with federal prosecutors in New York on Monday as part of their investigation into President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney, but the meeting was abruptly cancelled late Sunday after it was reported by news organizations, her attorney said. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, was s […]
Limits placed by North Korea on the upcoming inter-Korean family reunions could be a sign of the difficult road that lies ahead to implement the recent denuclearization agreements made by Kim Jong Un. North and South Korea agreed last week to allow 100 separated family members from each side of the border to meet at the North’s Mount Kumgang resort from Aug […]
Malaysia's new prime minister shows signs of a bolder approach to his country's disputed claim in the South China Sea, where Beijing now exerts the most control. Mahathir Mohamad, who took office last month after a surprise parliamentary election victory, wants Malaysia to hold onto the five islets it now controls, he told the Hong Kong-based South […]
Indonesia's search and rescue agency says it has located the wreckage of a ferry that sank in a popular lake on Sumatra island last week. The agency says an object similar to the build of the boat has been spotted more than 400 meters deep in Lake Toba, which fills the crater of a giant volcano that erupted tens of thousands of years ago. Eighteen peop […]
Latin American countries have sprung a World Cup surprise by filling Russia's 11 host cities with tens of thousands of fans from Mexico and Colombia to Peru and Argentina. And some of the Europeans who did show up said their friends back home told them they were crazy to go. The contrasting cast of supporters at the biggest event in sport reflects Russi […]
The entire police force of a western Mexican town has been detained on suspicion of involvement in the murder of a mayoral candidate. All 28 members of the Ocampo police department were arrested Sunday in connection with the murder of Fernando Angeles Juarez. Juarez was running for mayor of Ocampo, a town of about 20,000 people in Michoacan state, as a memb […]
An estimated 230,000 gallons (870,619 liters) of crude oil spilled into floodwaters in the northwestern corner of Iowa following a train derailment, a railroad official said Saturday. BNSF spokesman Andy Williams said 14 of 32 oil tanker cars just south of Doon in Lyon County leaked oil into surrounding floodwaters from the swollen Little Rock River. William […]
Donald Hall, a prolific, award-winning poet and man of letters widely admired for his sharp humor and painful candor about nature, mortality, baseball and the distant past, has died at age 89. Hall's daughter, Philippa Smith, confirmed Sunday that her father died Saturday at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire, after being in hospice care for some time. […]
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis will visit China this week amid growing tensions between the two nations over Beijing's policy on the South China Sea, U.S. sale of arms to Taiwan and a looming trade war. Mattis told reporters Sunday he wants to "take measure" of China's strategic ambitions as it increases its military positions in di […]
President Donald Trump has issued a warning to U.S. trading partners that unless they remove restrictions placed on American goods, they will face "more than Reciprocity by the U.S.A." "The United States is insisting that all countries that have placed artificial Trade Barriers and Tariffs on goods going into their country, remove those Barrie […]
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm after 86 people were killed in clashes between mostly Muslim herders and Christian farmers in the central Plateau State. Buhari vowed Sunday that "no efforts will be spared'' to find the attackers and prevent future attacks. While the statement from his office did not specify a deat […]
Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures have urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a "no deal" Brexit would be an economic disaster. In an open letter, 60 lawmakers, economists and business chiefs accused the EU of bei […]
Leaders of 16 European Union countries met Sunday in Belgium, ahead of the upcoming European Council meeting on Thursday and Friday, to discuss how to best cope with huge waves of migrants landing on the continent's shores. A key issue on the table was the so-called Dublin Regulation, which says that asylum-seekers must be processed in the EU nation whe […]
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was declared the winner in a tightly contested ballot on Sunday. And as VOA’s Heather Murdock reports from Istanbul, this victory could continue to give the leader immense power for years to come.
Celebration and pride mixed with defiance in New York City on Sunday as throngs of people crowded the streets, rainbow flags waving, for the annual gay pride march. Tennis legend Billie Jean King was one of the grand marshals, along with transgender advocate Tyler Ford and civil rights organization Lambda Legal. The event, and others like it around the cou […]
Italy continued its hardline stance against migrants stranded off its coast, telling European charities to stop rescuing the migrants and leave them to be picked up the Libyan coast guard instead. "Let the Libyan authorities do their work of rescue, recovery and return (of migrants) to their country, as they have been doing for some time, without the sh […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
ReliefwebDrought, displacement and livelihoods in Somalia: Time for gender-sensitive and protection-focused approachesReliefweb1 INTRODUCTION. Across Somalia, people have lost much of their livestock since the drought started in 2015. Poor families, who have the least resources and ability to adapt, have lost 40–60% of their herds in Somaliland and 20–40% in […]
AMISOM shines the spotlight on Sexual and Gender-based Violence in SomaliaReliefWebMogadishu, 24 June 2018 – African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) is taking concrete steps to tackle Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Somalia. The Mission's gender unit plans to train additional Somali police officers to help fight ...AMISOM Spearheads 'W […]
The NationalUAE delivers emergency aid to 30000 people affected by drought in SomaliaReliefwebJUBALAND, Somalia, 25th June, 2018 (WAM) -- The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has distributed 824 tonnes of food items to 6,000 families - around 30,000 people - in the drought-stricken area of Jubaland in Somalia. The food aid was distributed ...UAE sends […]
Mareeg MediaSomalia: Five people killed by gunmen in WarsheikhMareeg MediaMOGADISHU – At least five civilian people have been killed after gunmen opened fire on civilian minibus in Warsheikh town, some 150km away from Somali capital Mogadishu. The tragedy shooting happened Du'ar area in the town, leaving five people on ...
St. Cloud TimesNew exhibit shows 4,000 years of history, life in Somalia, MinnesotaSt. Cloud TimesIt's the first long-term exhibit about the East African nation's culture, heritage and diaspora at the state's history museum.altro »
africanewsSomalia's ports deal with Ethiopia does not affect Somaliland: foreign ministerafricanewsSomaliland is confident that the weekend announcement of an agreement between the federal government of Somalia and Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports, does not have an effect on Somaliland's affairs. Of particular concern will be a tripartit […]
Mareeg MediaSomalia, US especial forces seize key town from Al ShabaabMareeg MediaHe says the Somalia forces and US troops had moved into the towns, meeting with local residents. “We have captured Arare town. But this operation will continue untill Al Shabaab militants are elaminated”, he said. There was no immediate comment from Al ...
The East African (press release) (blog)Somalia exports fish after 30-year breakThe East African (press release) (blog)For the first time in 30 years Somalia has begun exporting fish to neighbouring Kenya, thanks in part to a reduction in the level of piracy off the Somali coast. The civil war in Somalia has prevented many businesses from developing, but fish […]
Church TimesHelp Somalia in the face of floods, conflict, and a cyclone, World Vision urgesChurch TimesMORE than 2.6 million people are currently internally displaced in Somalia, owing to floods, conflict, and a cyclone. The director of advocacy and external engagement for World Vision in Somalia, Geeta Bandi-Phillips, who was in the country last week ...
Garowe OnlineSomalia: Juha announces his candidacy, warns of term extension, speaks on FederalismGarowe OnlineJuxa: I have been in Somalia for the last 10 years. After many years in the diaspora, I have held important positions. I know that, with all the potential Puntland has, it has unfortunately become stagnant. People have lost confidence in the state […]
Win confirmed with 97.7% of vote counted, as opposition vow to continue struggleRecep Tayyip Erdoğan has addressed thousands of supporters in Ankara after being declared the victor in Turkey’s presidential election, saying democracy was the winner and that Turkey was “an example for the rest of the world”.“We have received the message that has been given to […]
President tweets demand for end to due process at borderDHS says it knows whereabouts of 2,053 separated childrenDonald Trump called on Sunday for the US to abandon its judicial system and summarily deport people who enter the country. Related: 'All I hear is my daughter, crying': a Salvadoran father's plight after separation at border Continu […]
Celebrations in major cities as clock passes midnight in carefully stage-managed eventPolice officers gave them flowers, fathers gave their blessing and locals marked the moment with humour as Saudi women took to the streets in their cars after the ban on driving was lifted.As the clock ticked past midnight on Saturday, a group of women who had been granted […]
Family of Charlie and Gayle Anderson, aged 74 and 71, are ‘completely devastated’ Jamaican police have opened a double murder investigation after the bodies of a retired British couple were found by officers in their home in Mount Pleasant, in the island’s Portland parish.Charlie and Gayle Anderson,aged 74 and 71, had recently retired to the Caribbean island […]
Four people thought badly hurt after unexplained blast in city of WuppertalTwenty-five people have been injured, four of them severely, when an explosion destroyed an apartment building in the western German city of Wuppertal, police have said.Police said the explosion rocked the several-storey building shortly before midnight on Saturday with a large bang, […]
Eight injured in explosion at Bulawayo stadium after speech by Emmerson Mnangagwa Opposition leaders in Zimbabwe fear the bombing of a ruling party election rally on Saturday will serve as a pretext for a wide-ranging crackdown by the government or the military in the southern African state.The attack at the White City stadium in Bulawayo apparently targeted […]
Giuseppe Conte presents 10-point plan to solve migration crisis at emergency summitItaly has warned the future of the EU’s border-free travel zone is at stake as it sought to ease the pressure on Mediterranean countries arising from hosting refugees and migrants.Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, was speaking at a mini-EU summit in Brussels, where he sa […]
Warning comes as Donald Trump steps up war of words with key trading alliesAn escalation of protectionist measures could spark a fresh downturn just as the global economy is picking itself up after the last one, the international body that represents the world’s central banks has warned.The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said there were already sig […]
Charities warn that political standoff is costing lives as Italy refuses entry to another shipCharities operating search-and-rescue missions in the Mediterranean have called on European leaders to urgently guarantee safe ports for migrants and refugees, warning the political standoff is already costing lives.As EU leaders met on Sunday for an emergency summi […]
Local government imposes curfew following apparently retaliatory attacks Eighty-six people have been killed in attacks by suspected nomadic herders against farming communities in restive central Nigeria, police have said.Sunday’s discovery in the Barkin Ladi area of Plateau state came after days of violence apparently sparked by an attack by ethnic Berom far […]
Russian jets make first foray into south-west as government ramps up campaign to regain strategic areaThe US has warned Syrian rebels in the south-west of the country they should not expect military support to help them resist a major government offensive.The message from Washington comes as Russian jets struck an opposition-held town on Sunday in the first […]
Emirate being used to hide millions in tax, say UK investigatorsFraudsters involved in scams costing the Treasury almost £100m have bought a string of luxury apartments in Dubai – now considered to have replaced Spain’s Costa Del Crime as the place to launder money – a major leak of a secret Dubai property database has revealed.The list of purchasers will be […]
Prime minister says she and partner Clarke Gayford struggled for months to decide on a nameThe New Zealand prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, and her partner Clarke Gayford have announced the name of their newborn daughter: Neve Te Aroha Ardern Gayford. Neve, derived from the the Irish name Niamh, means “bright” or “radiant” and Te Aroha means “love” in te reo […]
Acquitted Congolese opposition leader to attend meeting to select candidate to run against Joseph KabilaJean-Pierre Bemba, the Congolese opposition leader whose war crimes convictions at the international criminal court (ICC) were quashed, is expected to return to the Democratic Republic of the Congo within weeks, risking an intense new phase of political ma […]
As the government ploughs on with its controversial road expansion scheme, commuting in Nepal’s capital can take up to four hours – while many joke that the dust mask has become part of the national dress Continue reading...
Argentina’s president once talked of forcing slums out of the city – now he wants to deliver residents the deeds to their land. But will it help?“It was really bad in there – I mean, it’s literally a ruin,” says Romina Vargas of Argentina’s most famous abandoned building, where she once lived. “There was lots of contaminated water on the lower floors, there […]
Joel Cánovas uses Instagram to document his passion for rescuing discarded tiles as part of his one-man mission to salvage a century of Catalan heritage Joel Cánovas was sipping a beer on a patio in Barcelona when a piece of rubbish caught his eye. A section of hydraulic cement tile – the once-ubiquitous flooring material used in homes around the city for a […]
The booming market for products for ‘urban skin’ reflects anxieties about the health impacts of living in cities – but is it all just a marketing gimmick?Fiona Westerhout talks about her skin as though she is giving directions in a familiar neighbourhood: oily around the T-zone, dry cheeks, sensitive with the occasional breakout.Westerhout, 29, had just star […]
The tensions between the opposing views of Turkey’s president will not be resolved by the electionsIt has been a momentous week for Turkey – but for reasons that have little direct bearing on today’s nationwide elections. In a ceremony thousands of miles away in Forth Worth, Texas, the Turkish air force took delivery of its first Lockheed Martin F-35A joint […]
Forecasters predict hottest day of the year so far with temperatures set to hit 30CThe Met Office has issued a heatwave alert on what could be the warmest day of the year so far, with temperatures forecast to remain high over the coming days. The forecasting service said there was an 80% chance of heatwave conditions between Tuesday morning and Thursday even […]