Urur ay leeyihiin muslimiinta Norway ayaa lagu dhaleeceeyey inuu sarkaal warfaafineed u qortay gabar indha-shareer xiran. Xoghayaha guud ee IRN Mehtab Afsar ayaa u sheegay TV Norway ku yaalla in Ms Hasic lagu doortay aqoonta ay shaqada u leedahay.
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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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Turkey ayaa ku dhowaaqday inay soo geba-gebeysay howlgalkeedii toddobada bil ka socday waqooyiga dalka Syria, ee mintidiinta Daacish iyo dagaalyahanada Kurdish-ka looga sifeynayey gobolka ku teedsan xadka.
Guddoomiyaha degmada Ceelbuur Nuur Xasan Guutaale ayaa ka hadlay jidgooyo loo galay ciidamo Ethiopian ah oo ka yimi degmada Dhuusamareeb isla markaana u socday degmada Ceelbuur. Guddoomiyaha waxa uu sheegay in ciidamadaasi ay dileen shan ka mida kooxihii jidgooyada u galay ciidamada. Sidoo kale Guddoomiyaha Ceelbuur wuxuu cabasho ka muujiyey ciidamada AMISOM […]
In a bizarre tale straight from the movie Sharknado, a shark was found on an Australian inland road, apparently washed up by a major storm. Two days after cyclone Debbie slammed into Australia’s northeast coast as a category 4 storm, a nearly 2-meter long bullshark was found on a formerly flooded road. Residents of Queensland had been warned to stay out of f […]
Unknown gunmen in central Pakistan have killed a prominent local leader of the minority Ahmadi community, a day after a new report spoke of increasing violence against what is referred to as the country’s most persecuted religious sect. Police and community spokespeople said Malik Saleem Latif, a lawyer by profession, was on his way to a court with his son o […]
Malaysia has released Kim Jong Nam’s body. Vietnam calls Taiwan’s drills in disputed territory a serious violation. Plus, Japan looks to take a stronger stance against North Korea. VOA’s Steve Miller has your Asia news, in a minute.
The FBI has recovered a 1919 Norman Rockwell painting stolen more than 40 years ago from a New Jersey home. The painting, sometimes called "Lazybones" or "Boy Asleep with Hoe," graced the cover of the Sept. 6, 1919, edition of the Saturday Evening Post. The oil-on-canvas piece was among several items taken during a 1976 break-in in Cherry […]
She has a West Wing office, facetime with world leaders and unrivaled access to the president. And as Ivanka Trump's White House role grows, so does the backlash. Ivanka Trump, a first daughter with first-in-recent-history influence, has become fodder in a heated national conversation about gender politics and ideological beliefs. While she has won fans […]
Prince William, his wife Kate and his brother Prince Harry are spearheading a campaign to encourage people to talk openly about mental health issues. The young royals released 10 films Thursday as part of their Heads Together campaign to change the national conversation on mental health. The videos feature celebrities and members of the public talking ab […]
Britain's chief negotiator in the country's divorce from the European Union on Thursday rejected suggestions the U.K. has threatened to end security cooperation unless it gets a good trade deal, as the U.K. announced plans for the huge task of replacing thousands of EU laws and regulations with domestic law. Brexit Secretary David Davis said Prime […]
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday he would be willing to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump. Speaking at an Arctic forum, Putin and Finland's president, Sauli Niinisto, said they were open to the idea of such a meeting, and Niinisto said he would be honored to host the summit in his country. Putin said Russia has many friends in Washingt […]
A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh has won a case against Greece at Europe's highest human rights court, after being shot at by employers for demanding unpaid wages. The Council of Europe's Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday in favor of 42 Bangladeshi nationals, and ordered the Greek state to pay them damages of 12,000-16,000 euros ($1 […]
The Ugandan military says an aide to Lord's Resistance Army chief Joseph Kony has surrendered, a day after the United States said it will withdraw from the task force chasing the notorious rebel group. Ugandan military officials said Thursday that Michael Omona, Kony's chief communications officer, gave himself up in the Central African Republic. […]
Prominent U.S. lawyer Alan Dershowitz said in an interview Thursday that President Donald Trump spoke to him "clearly" about a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, suggesting a shift in Trump's stance. Trump broke with longtime U.S. policy last month when he withheld clear support for an independent Palestine, saying he coul […]
Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday extended the country's six-month state of emergency for an additional four months. The widely expected move came amid reports of continued violence and anti-government activities in some remote, restive areas. The state of emergency, called after months of sometimes deadly protests demanding wider political freedoms, has […]
The vote by the U.S. Congress to repeal rules that limit how internet service providers can use customer data has generated renewed interest in an old internet technology: virtual private networks, or VPNs. VPNs cloak a customer's web-surfing history by making an encrypted connection to a private server, which then searches the Web on the customer' […]
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is focusing Thursday on Russia as it holds an open hearing as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the November presidential election and any possible collusion by President Donald Trump's inner circle. The committee described Thursday's session as a primer on the history and characteristics of "Rus […]
Beijing’s reported economic retaliation against South Korea for deploying the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile system continues to target certain sectors, like imports of Korean cosmetics, cancelling K-pop concerts, and a ban on Chinese tour groups to South Korea. VOA’s Brian Padden reports the sudden absence of Chinese visitors is b […]
The Rohingya Muslim insurgency, whose sneak attacks in October killed nine border guard officers in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State, issued a detailed list of demands this week that struck a far more pragmatic note while describing the use of violence in the past as self-defense. Ata Ullah, the commander of the Faith Movement, now rebranded as the Arakan Ro […]
The White House confirmed Thursday that Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit the United States for talks with President Donald Trump on April 6. President Trump will host Xi for two days at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. A White House statement said the agenda will include "global, regional, and bilateral issues of mutual concern," without gi […]
Australia is hoping to ratify an extradition treaty with China, but this week abandoning plans for parliament to approve the controversial measure. Critics have insisted that China’s judicial system is fraught with human rights abuses. The center-right Australian government abruptly withdrew plans to ratify the extradition treaty with Beijing when ministers […]
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Thursday in Ankara with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, opening an overseas trip that comes as the U.S. examines its next steps in the campaign to defeat Islamic State militants and stabilize the refugee crisis with allies in the region. Tillerson was also scheduled to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]
U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration informed Congress Wednesday that it plans to move forward with a sale of fighter jets to Bahrain that had been held up last year because of human rights concerns. The deal would allow Bahrain to buy 19 F-16 jets from Lockheed Martin for more than $4 billion. Wednesday’s notification sets off a review process durin […]
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Trump Said to Ease Combat Rules in Somalia Intended to Protect CiviliansNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump has relaxed some of the rules for preventing civilian casualties when the American military carries out counterterrorism strikes in Somalia, laying the groundwork for an escalating campaign against Islamist militants in ...
Eyewitness NewsSomalia: Stabilisation Is On Course in Spite of Monumental ChallengesAllAfrica.comMore than two million Somalis have been displaced in one of the world's most protracted humanitarian crises that has now entered its third decade. An estimated 1.1 million people are internally displaced within Somalia and nearly 900,000 are refugees ...3000 […]
Somalia: Arab League Summit Ends With Plan to Help SomaliaAllAfrica.comPresident of Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abduallahi Farmaajo, in a written speech distributed to the leaders of the Arab world attending at 28th Ordinary Summit of the Arab League, discussed Somalia's progress, priorities and remaining ...altro »
KRQE News 13Somalia's drought once again has thousands on the moveKRQE News 13In this photo taken Tuesday, March 28, 2017, newly displaced Somali mother Sahra Muse, 32, comforts her malnourished child Ibrahim Ali, 7, in their makeshift shelter at a camp in the Garasbaley area on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. Drought ...altro »
Daily SabahSomalia faces major cholera outbreakAljazeera.comThe United Nations has raised alarm over a major outbreak of cholera in southern Somalia. Aid groups are already scrambling to help people suffering from severe drought and mass malnutrition. The UN is urging immediate action and aid to avert the crisis.Drought-stricken Somalia battles hunger and ch […]
TRT WorldWhy is Turkey launching a new military training camp in Somalia ...TRT WorldTRT World spoke with Olgan Bekar, Turkey's ambassador to Somalia, about a new military training camp in Mogadishu – and the ongoing Turkish-Somali ...Somalia welcomes Turkish aid as famine takes hold - Anadolu AgencyAnadolu Agencytutte le notizie (2) »
ReliefwebIHH Somalia Report (1996-2017)ReliefwebMore than two decades of armed conflict and political turmoil caused extensive humanitarian crisis in Somalia. Although there are some recent improvements in the political structure of country, various factors still continue causing immense ...
CBC.caToronto TV host finds resilience in drought-stricken remote areas of ...CBC.caA Toronto-area host of a weekly television talk show for Somali viewers says people in Somalia are showing resilience despite severe drought.altro »
New York TimesAs Cholera Spreads, Somalia Begins Vaccination CampaignNew York TimesSomalia, which has been hit by a series of crises that sound like a page from the Book of Job, is starting a major effort to vaccinate 450,000 people against its latest plague: cholera. The country, in the Horn of Africa, has long suffered from weak ...
IRINnews.orgFamine in Somalia: Twice in six years?IRINnews.orgSix years after a famine killed a quarter of a million people in Somalia, the country is threatened with another. Famines only occur if political decision-makers allow them to; it is imperative that the right decisions are made now. But have we learnt ...With Somalia in the Throes of Famine, UN Wa […]
UNHCR announces milestone after six years of war and urges Europe not to ‘put humanity on a ballot’ in elections this yearThe number of refugees who have fled Syria has topped five million people for the first time since the civil war began six years ago, according to the UN’s refugee agency.Half of Syria’s 22 million population has been uprooted by a confli […]
Before Trump took office, the US drones that killed several members of the Tuaiman family used to come about once a week. Now they come every dayEvery day, as they hear the whine of the drones overhead, the Tuaiman family waits for Donald Trump to finish killing them.The drones used to hover about once a week over al-Rawdah, the Yemeni village where the fami […]
More salesman than statesman, the president’s peddling of weapons is upsetting the balance in already teetering regionsThe Trump administration’s decision to press ahead with a multibillion-dollar arms sale to Bahrain will dismay Shia opposition groups and international human rights campaigners critical of the Sunni-led state’s authoritarian regime. However, […]
Indigenous group, which continued to exist in US after being declared extinct in Canada, still retains rights on ancestral lands in British Columbia, court ruledWhen Annie Joseph died in the 1950s, she had been the last known member of the Sinixt First Nation in Canada for more than a decade – and with her death, the country’s government declared the band ex […]
After months of behind-the-scenes preparations, a senator steamrolled through the changes that could allow Horacio Cartes to be re-elected in 2018After months of behind-the-scenes preparations, Paraguay’s president, Horacio Cartes, has moved to amend the constitution to allow him to be re-elected in 2018, prompting warnings that the country where Alfredo Str […]
Prime minister’s vagueness suggests any EU citizen settling in UK up until day of Brexit may be allowed to stay In her letter to Donald Tusk, Theresa May did not name a specific date on which EU citizens will lose the automatic right to move to the UK, suggesting that the “cut-off” will end up being the day of Brexit itself.The letter to the European council […]
State attorney general says revised ban is ‘neon sign flashing: Muslim ban, Muslim ban’, as judge rules injunction on executive order must stay in placeA federal judge in Hawaii decided on Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban.US district judge Derrick Watson issued the longer-lasting hold on the ban just hours after hear […]
Human rights lawyer stresses importance of safeguarding evidence of massacres, gang rapes and slave markets to ensure Islamic State is held to accountEvidence of Islamic State atrocities needs to be collected urgently to ensure it is not lost and that those responsible for “the worst crimes of our generation” eventually face justice, the human rights barrist […]
State-run tabloid says Beijing cannot fill vacuum left by US and urges west to pressure Trump on global warmingChinese state media has lambasted Donald Trump’s efforts to roll back many Obama-era environmental regulations, with a state-run tabloid saying that: “No matter how hard Beijing tries, it won’t be able to take on all the responsibilities that Washin […]
Woman said to be mother of man killed by Israeli police last year was reportedly trying to stab officers with scissors when she was shotA Palestinian woman said to be the mother of a man killed last year attempted to stab Israeli police officers with scissors at the entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday before being shot dead, officials said.The woma […]
Power struggle could undermine authority of UN-backed Libyan Government of National AccordA power struggle for control of Libya’s oil is threatening to deepen splits in the country and undermine the fragile authority of the UN-backed Libyan Government of National Accord, the GNA.The battle has forced the politically neutral chairman of the Libyan National Oi […]
Singer to accept prize in ‘small and intimate’ Stockholm setting having turned down invitation to official ceremony last yearBob Dylan, it seems, is not a man to be rushed. Almost five months after he was named the winner of the Nobel prize for literature, the singer will finally accept the award when he travels to Sweden this weekend.His trip brings to a cl […]
President’s daughter decides to assume official role as unpaid government employee in attempt to mitigate ethical controversy over administration positionFollowing criticism from ethics experts, Ivanka Trump will become an official government employee, working as an unpaid adviser to her father in the White House, alongside her husband. Related: Ivanka Trump […]
Candace Claiborne faces prison time for lying to FBI about receiving thousands of dollars in gifts and cash in exchange for information she claims was ‘unclassified’A US state department official has been arrested and charged in a federal court after allegedly accepting tens of thousands of dollars worth of payments and gifts from Chinese spies in return for […]
Prosecutors appealing against court ruling that dismissed sexual assault of a schoolgirl because there was no proof suspect acted ‘with lascivious intent’Mexican man cleared in sexual assault of schoolgirl because he didn’t ‘enjoy’ itA Mexican judge who freed a wealthy young man accused of sexually assaulting a schoolgirl, on the grounds that the perpetrator […]
The first lady in a rare public appearance gave out awards to international women of courage, but critics felt her words were undercut by Donald Trump’s actionsRarely seen and even more rarely heard, Melania Trump stepped on stage in Washington to deliver a speech on Wednesday – but the first lady could not, in the view of critics, entirely escape her husban […]
Boy, aged 16, says 146 people including children and pregnant women were onboard when boat from Libya sankDozens of people are feared to have drowned after a rubber boat carrying migrants and refugees from Libya sank in the Mediterranean.The sole survivor – a 16-year-old Gambian boy – told rescuers that 146 other people were on board when the boat sank. Cont […]
Surge in number of doctors and nurses from other EU states leaving renews fears that Brexit could exacerbate staffing crisisA record number of EU nationals left the NHS last year, renewing fears that Brexit could exacerbate a staffing crisis. Related: EU nurses no longer want to work in Britain. Brexit is poisoning the NHS | Suzanne Moore Continue reading... […]
As the UN secretary general, António Guterres, touches down in Iraq to witness the growing humanitarian crisis, he calls for the protection of civilians to be the ‘absolute priority’. But even as diplomatic efforts intensify, those trapped inside Mosul face escalating destruction, with reports emerging of hundreds killed by US-Iraqi coalition forces. Continu […]
European court of human rights rules in favour of Bangladeshi migrants over 2013 attack and orders Greece to pay damagesA group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh who were shot at by their Greek employers for demanding unpaid wages have won a case against Greece at Europe’s highest human rights court.The European court of human rights ruled in favour of 4 […]