Mid ka mid ah dadka ka qaxay degmada Daaro Labbo ee Gobolka Jiro oo ka tirsan deegaanka Baali oo ah halka ay dhibaatada ka dhacday ayaa BBC u sheegay in dadka la laayey ay ahaayeen dad boolisku isugu keenay xero askareed si aysan waxyeello u soo gaarin oo loo badbaadiyo.
Taliyaha milateriga Soomaaliya ayaa sheegay in aysan waxba kala socon eedeyn musuqmaasuq la xiriirta, taasoo keentay in xukuumadda Maraykanku ay ku dhawaaqdo inay joojisay lacagihii ay ku taageeri jirtay milateriga Soomaaliya.
Dalka Baxrayn oo uu ka socdo shirweynaha sannadlaha ah ee wadahadallada amaanka, ayaa waxaa ka jira in ka soo qayb galayaasha dhamaantood ay walaac ka qabaan in dhawaaqaas uu fursad siinayo Iran iyo jihaadoonayaasha Al Qaacida oo dhinac ah, iyo kooxda loogu yeero dawladda islaamiga (IS).
Uber ayaa lagu eedeeyey inay samaysay qayb shirkadda ka tirsan oo loo xilsaaray inay soo basaasto sirta qolyaha uu tartanku kala dhaxeeyo, kuwaasoo ay si qarsoodi ah xogtooda u uruuriyaan, sida lagu xusay warqad ay shaacisay maxkamad Maraykan ah Jimcihii.
Kulanka ayaa ku soo beegmay ayadoo dalalka galbeedka Afrika ay wajahayaan caqabado ay ka mid yihiin kacdoonnada ka soconaya Nayjeeriya, Mali iyo Burkina Faso, dhaqdhaqaaqa burcad badeedda ee gacanka Guinea, iyo tahriibayaasha Afrika ka tegeya ee Yurub aadaya.
Dawlad-deegaanka Soomaalida Itoobiya ayaa ku eedeysay ismaamulka Oromiya dhimashada ugu yaraan 60 qof oo ay sheegeen inay ahaayeen dad maxaabiis ah. Inkastoo aysan eedeyntaas xaqiijin ismaamulka Oromiya, ayey haddana dad goobjoogeyaal ah sheegayaan in tiradu ay intaas ka badan tahay.
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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Wararka nagasoo gaaraayo deegaano ka mid ah ismaamulka Oromada ee dalka Itoobiya ayaa sheegay in dad Soomaali ah oo tiradooda ay gaareyso 65 qof lagu diley tuullada Gadule ee hoostagta degmada Darullow. Hasa ahaatee, madaxa Warfaafinta deegaanka bariga Harerge ee dowlad gobolleedka Oromada, Cabdirisaaq Maxamed oo la hadlay laamaha Itoobiyaanka ee afafka Orom […]
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control is reportedly banning a list of seven words or phrases in official documents, sparking a flood of reaction on social media platforms. Policy analysts at the CDC, based in Atlanta, Georgia, were told about the list of prohibited words at a meeting Thursday with senior CDC officials, according to an unnamed analyst who atte […]
Argentina has dismissed the head of its navy following last month's disappearance of a submarine with 44 crew members. Argentine newspaper La Nacion reported Saturday that Defense Minister Oscar Aguad has asked Admiral Marcelo Eduardo Hipolito Srur for his resignation. The move comes one month after the last contact with the submarine ARA San Juan. A re […]
Five years after the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old physical therapy student in the Indian capital turned the focus to violence against women, small groups turned out in New Delhi and several other cities on Saturday to highlight the need for safety for women in public spaces. The “Meet to Sleep” movement, under which women took a short nap at a park, is […]
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights is urging the government of El Salvador to commute the 30 year prison sentence of a woman convicted of “aggravated homicide” after her baby was stillborn in her ninth month of pregnancy. Teodora Vasquez has been in prison since 2008 for “aggravated homicide,” a term used to prosecute women suspected of deliberately […]
A senior member of Australia’s Roman Catholic Church has rejected a key recommendation of a five-year inquiry into child sex abuse. The Royal Commission has made more than 400 recommendations, including the creation of a new National Office for Child Safety and the requirement that members of the clergy report abuse confided in them during confession. The r […]
The U.N. refugee agency reports aid agencies are bracing for another humanitarian emergency in Yemen as people flee from intensified fighting in frontline areas on Yemen’s west coast. The UNHCR says it has received reports that more than 1,400 people have fled from Hudaydah and Taizz governorates in the past few days. This follows the recent fighting in th […]
South Africa’s embattled president made no attempt to hide his pick for his successor as his party met to vote over new leadership, delivering several backhands at his deputy, successful businessman Cyril Ramaphosa. “We cannot exercise things that are foreign to ANC culture and tendencies,” Jacob Zuma said to the gathering, in Soweto, of some 5,000 delegat […]
Top entertainment and business executives have agreed to found and fund a Commission on Sexual Harassment and Advancing Equality in the Workplace. The new group was established at a meeting in Los Angeles convened by Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, Nike Foundation founder and co-chair Maria Eite, talent attorney Nina Shaw and venture capitalist Freada […]
Military authorities say Nigerian soldiers have arrested more than 400 people associated with the Boko Haram extremist group hiding on the islands of Lake Chad, including fighters, wives and children. Col. Onyema Nwachukwu says the two-week operation netted the largest number of arrests of Boko Haram fighters in recent months in northeast Nigeria. It include […]
With people coming from around the world to work in Silicon Valley, some struggle with the best ways to care for their aging parents. Increasingly, the solution is an “affinity” retirement community, where older people from places like India and China can live near — but not with — their adult children. These communities break from traditional custom that pa […]
President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to voters while running for president, according to a new poll by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Among Republicans, just […]
Ukraine’s foreign minister applauded decisions announced this week by Canada and the European Union (EU) as important in demonstrating the international community’s solidarity with Ukraine and sending a clear message to Russia. “Look, Russia does not live in a vacuum, sanctions are effective,” Pavlo Klimkin said Friday in an interview with VOA. EU Council Pr […]
A fourth generation of India’s powerful Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty came to the helm of the Congress Party Saturday as Rahul Gandhi vowed to rebuild a “Grand and Young Old party.” But the 47-year-old leader faces a daunting challenge in emerging as a credible challenger to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and rebuilding the party that was in power for most of […]
Young people come from around the world to work in Silicon Valley, California. As these workers build a life away from home, many struggle with how to bring their aging parents to their new community. But what happens to foreign parents entering their later years in a new country? VOA's Deana Mitchell visits a unique community in Silicon Valley that cat […]
British Finance Minister Philip Hammond said Saturday it is likely Britain will want to negotiate a bespoke arrangement for a future trade deal with the European Union, rather than copying existing arrangements like the Canada-EU deal. The European Union agreed Friday to move Brexit talks onto trade and a transition pact, but some leaders cautioned that the […]
Moderate to heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in central Philippines as tropical storm Kai-tak made landfall Saturday afternoon, and may hit more areas while moving westward, the weather bureau said Saturday. Locally known as Urduja, Kai-tak was barreling through the eastern region of Visayas, hitting islands and coastal towns such as Tacloban City […]
Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the “battle is not over” in Alabama’s Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede. Moore sent a fundraising email to supporters asking for contributions to his “election integrity fund’ so he could investigate reports of voter fraud. “I also wanted to let […]
Calming winds Friday gave firefighters a chance to gain ground against a huge wildfire in coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles, but the blaze continued to surge west, endangering thousands of homes, as forecasts called for a renewal of gusty winds. The so-called Thomas Fire, the fourth-largest in California history, was 35 percent contained Friday nigh […]
Billionaire Sebastian Pinera once looked set to easily win Chile’s presidential runoff and swing the country back to the right. Now, the election’s outcome is so uncertain analysts say the nation could remain on its center-left path. Pinera, who previously governed Chile from 2010 to 2014, won the first round of voting in November with 36 percent support, be […]
CNNUS is cutting some military aid to Somalia amid allegations of misuseCNNThe State Department official stressed that aid would resume pending revisions by the Somali government, which the official said was cognizant of the need to change how it handled the assistance. "Both the United States and the federal government of ...Somalia suicide bomber kill […]
Voice of AmericaUS Defense Secretary Optimistic About Improving Somalia AccountabilityVoice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said Friday that he was optimistic about improving Somali accountability concerning the distribution of American aid to Somali armed forces, much of which was suspended because of corruption concerns. "I'm sure […]
Garowe OnlineSRSG Keating Urges Women MPs In Somalia to Promote Peace and ReconciliationReliefWebMogadishu - A group of women federal parliamentarians said they will launch public awareness campaigns aimed at promoting peace and reconciliation in Somalia during a working meeting in Mogadishu yesterday. The Special Representative of the UN ...Somalia: UN urge […]
ReliefwebEast Africa Seasonal Monitor: December 15, 2017ReliefwebSince mid-November, rainfall has been below average across many areas of the Horn, including southeastern Ethiopia, southern Somalia, and much of eastern Kenya. The onset of the Deyr/short rains season was delayed by almost a month and poorly ...
New York TimesSuicide Bomber Kills 18 at Somalia Police AcademyNew York TimesMOGADISHU, Somalia — An Islamic extremist suicide bomber disguised as a police officer killed at least 18 people at a police academy in Somalia's capital on Thursday, authorities said. The Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility ...Mogadishu police academ […]
Canada continues to respond to critical humanitarian needs in SomaliaReliefwebCanada is concerned by the extremely fragile humanitarian situation in Somalia and supports international efforts to meet the basic needs of the millions of Somalis facing hunger, disease, displacement, physical insecurity and loss of livelihoods ...altro »
Somalia: 12 Killed in Alshabaab & Mukhtar Robow Militia FightingAllAfrica.comAt least 12 people were killed on Friday in clashes between Al-Shabab fighters and militia loyal to Mukhtar Robow Abu Mansour in Bakool region in the South West State, Radio Dalsan reports. The fighting erupted near the village of Abal. Alshabaab ...
Daily BeastPentagon Orders New Probe of Somalia Massacre After Daily Beast ExposéDaily BeastThe head of the U.S. military's Africa command has ordered a new investigation into the reported role of U.S. special forces personnel in the Aug. 25 killings of 10 unarmed civilians in Somalia, after questions were raised about the incident in a ...US orders new […]
Somali Electoral Commission launch 5-year plan to achieve 'one-person, one-vote' elections in 2020-2021ReliefWebMogadishu, 13 December 2017. The National Independent Electoral Commission (NIEC) have launched a 5-year Strategic Plan this week outlining a roadmap for achieving 'one-person, one-vote' universal elections in 2020-2021 in Somal […]
Voice of AmericaSomalia Inaugurated a President, Dealt With Terrorism & Reeled ...Voice of AmericaIn 2017, Somalia elected a new president as it battled severe drought and a resurgent al-Shabab. In October, the worst terror attack in the country's history killed more than 500 people. Meanwhile, the U.S. military is ramping up its military ...altro » […]
Top Democrat says move against House inquiry is a ploy to damage Mueller-FBI investigation, while Trump declines to rule out pardoning Michael FlynnThe senior Democrat in a congressional Trump-Russia investigation has said he fears Republicans are manoeuvring to kill off inquiries into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 US presidential election. “I’m increasi […]
Leader Heinz-Christian Strache is made vice-chancellor and party will control foreign, interior and defence ministriesAustria has become the only western European state with a far-right presence in government after its president approved a controversial coalition deal. Alexander Van der Bellen rubber-stamped the alliance between the conservative People’s par […]
Magnitude-6.5 quake on Indonesian island activates tsunami early warnings, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areasA powerful earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Java has killed at least three people and caused damage to hundreds of buildings.People ran into the street in panic in many areas and Indonesian television showed heavy traffic on […]
Bodies of Barry Sherman, the founder of Canadian firm, and his wife Honey were found in their Toronto mansionCanadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of the billionaire founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex, Barry Sherman, and his wife, Honey, who were found dead in their Toronto mansion on Friday. The couple was found dead after poli […]
Wheelchair user Abu Thuraya was shot dead by troops during protests against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital The funeral has taken place of a Palestinian wheelchair user who was shot dead on Friday during a demonstration in the Gaza Strip against Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The death of Ibrahim Abu Thuraya, 29, […]
‘Evidence-based’ and ‘vulnerable’ also among words federal health watchdog told not to use by Trump administration, according to the Washington PostThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been told that words and phrases including “fetus”, “diversity”, “transgender” and “science-based” have been deemed inappropriate for use in budget reports […]
Rome city council overturns banishment of ‘one of the greatest poets’ more than 2,000 years after Augustus forced him to leaveMore than 2,000 years after Augustus banished him to deepest Romania, the poet Ovid has been rehabilitated.Rome city council on Thursday unanimously approved a motion tabled by the populist M5S party to “repair the serious wrong” suff […]
Third-largest wildfire in state history threatens 18,000 buildingsOne firefighter has died in huge effort to contain the blazeThe massive wildfire that California has been battling since early December has become the third-largest in the state’s history and burned a record amount of acreage, officials said on Saturday. Related: Wildfire that scorched Bel Air […]
Anti-corruption campaigners welcome move but criticise failure to include trusts in corporate ownership requirementsCompanies across the EU will be forced to disclose their true owners under new legislation prompted by the release of the Panama Papers.Anti-corruption campaigners applauded the agreement as a major step in the fight against tax evasion and mon […]
Agreement between conservative and nationalist parties makes Sebastian Kurz, 31, Europe’s youngest leader Austrian conservative party leader Sebastian Kurz reached a coalition deal with the anti-immigration Freedom party (FPO) on Friday, paving the way for Austria to become the only western European country with a far-right party in government. The agreement […]
Special rapporteur Philip Alston, fresh from fact-finding tour, issues devastating critique of US society and condemns ‘private wealth and public squalor’The United Nations monitor on poverty and human rights has issued a devastating report on the condition of America, accusing Donald Trump and the Republican leadership in Congress of attempting to turn the […]
The secretary of state omitted his line from earlier in the week on US openness to talks ‘without pre-conditions’ following a rebuke from the White HouseRex Tillerson has said that the US was keeping channels of communication open with North Korea but said Pyongyang would have to “earn its way back to the table” with a “sustained cessation of threatening beh […]
Details of the settlement were kept confidential after five employees claimed ‘discriminatory behavior has become the accepted culture’ at the agencyCanada’s spy service has settled a C$35m lawsuit launched by five employees who alleged they suffered years of bullying in a workplace rife with racism, homophobia and anti-Muslim sentiment. The allegations agai […]
Linda Wenzel, 17, who married Islamic State fighter, meets mother and sister while awaiting trial in BaghdadA German schoolgirl who joined the Islamic State terrorist group and married one of its fighters before being captured by Iraqi troops earlier this year has been briefly reunited with her mother and sister.Linda Wenzel, 17, is being held in an Iraqi pr […]
The Indian city desperately needs its new metro, but Zoroastrian priests are warning of a ‘backlash from nature’ – and they’re not the only detractorsIn early October, a petition was sent to the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, about the latest phase of the Mumbai metro – a 33.5km stretch that is currently under construction.The petition claimed that th […]
Four-fifths of the UAE’s population are classed as ‘foreigners’. So how do you find belonging in a city that will never permanently be home?Abu Dhabi Indian School, founded in 1975, not long after the Trucial States became the United Arab Emirates, sits by Muroor Road. It was here that, in 1986, dressed in a short-sleeved white shirt, navy blue shorts and bl […]
Swelled by creative émigrés in the 20th century, the city known for its good life now has an ageing population – and a lack of homes for the youngDutch explorer Abel Tasman didn’t get a warm welcome in Golden Bay in December 1642 when, 375 years ago this week, he became the first European to make landfall in New Zealand. The craft he sent to shore to collect […]
Earthquakes don’t kill people (generally), collapsing buildings do – meaning it is cities where the most lives can be saved. Here are their smartest ideas so farWhat would an entirely flood-proof city look like?Between 1994 and 2013, nearly half a million people around the world died due to earthquakes, with another 118.3 million affected. A further 250,000 […]
Each year since 1966, businesses in the small city of Gävle, northern Sweden, have paid for a huge straw effigy of a goat to be displayed in the city’s central square from the first day of Advent. In 37 of those years, the goat has been burned down or damaged by shadowy outsiders, sometimes within a few hours of going up. In this film, residents from both si […]
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Met Office warns of potential for icy conditions on Saturday morning after freezing overnight temperatures, becoming milder in lead-up to ChristmasBritain has awoken to another frosty morning after temperatures plunged as low as -6C overnight.Shoppers eager to avoid a last-minute rush next weekend are being warned to watch out for icy pavements, with a weath […]