Wasiir ku dooday in Internetka ay kumanaan sano ka hor soo saareen Hindidii xilligaas noolayd ayaa la kulmay jeesjees. Wuxuu tusaale u soo qaatay gabyaa Hindi ah oo la oran jiray Mahabharata si uu doodiisa qiil ugu yeelo, laakin ma uusan helin cid ka qaadata.
Waxaa lagu wadaa in shirkadda bunka ee Starbucks ay xirto ku dhawaad 8,000 oo oo ku yaalla dalka Maraykanka bisha soo socota si ay shaqaalaheeda u siiso tababar ku aaddan fuquuqa. Ujeedada ayaa ah inay shirkadda ka hortagto in dhacdooyinka fuquuqa aysan ka dhicin makhaayadahooda.
Musuqmaasuq, cadaalad darro iyo nin jeclaysi ayaa loo arkay in ay la hareen quwaynta dhallinyarada Kenya, sida lagu xusay warbixin ay soo saartay British council. Warbixinta ayaa lagu sheegay in 10kii dhallinyaro ah 4 ka mid ah ay doonayaan inay dalka iskaga tagaan, iyagoo doonaya inay helaan fursado wanaagsan.
Markii ugu horreysay muddo laga joogo 10 sano ayaa kiisaska duumada waxay yihiin kuwo aan hoos u dhacayn, taasoo dhalisay cabsi laga qabo in uu dib u soo noqdo cudurkan laayaanka ah. Waxaa 2016kii khatar ugu jiray cudurka duumada kala bar dadka ku nool adduunka.
Warbaahinta dalka Mareykanka ayaa baahisay in agaasimaha CIA Mike Pompeo uu si qarsoodi ah uu u booqday Kuuriyada Waqooyi horraantii sanadkan islamarkana uu kulan toos ah la yeeshay hogaamiyaha Kuuriyada Waqooyi m Jong Un.
Xukuumadda Suuriya ayaa sheegtay in kooxdii ka socotay hay'ada caalamiga ah ee ka hortaga hubka Kimikada ah ay howshooda ka bilaabeen magaalada Douma -oo ah goob la sheegay in weerar Kimiko ah uu ka dhacay.
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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Golaha wasiirada cusub oo ka kooban 16 wasiir ayaa waxaa ku jira wasiiro hore oo xilal kale loo magacaabay, waxana ka mid ah wasiirkii hore ee macdanta, oo hadda laga dhigay wasiirka gaashaandhigga iyo wasiiro kale.
Nin muddo dheer ku xigeen u ahaa hogaamiyaha Cuba, Raul Castro, ayaa lagu wadaa in maanta uu noqdo madaxweynaha cusub ee Cuba, taasoo ka dhigeysa in Cuba marki ugu horreysay uu xakumi doono nin ka baxsan qoyska reer Castro ku dhawaad 60 sannadood.
Tababare Jose Mourinho ayaa diiday cambaareynta kulul ee Paul Scholes uu u jeediyey Paul Pogba, isaga oo ku adkeystay in xiddiga reer France uu hab cayaareed wanaagsan soo bandhigay kulankii ay xalay 2-0 kaga adkaadeen Bournemouth. Pogba ayaa baasay goolkii uu dhaliyey Lukaku, xilli United ay 2-0 kaga adkaatay Bournemouth, ayada oo Smalling uu dhaliyey goolk […]
Xeer-beegti ku sugan magaalada Garden City, gobolka Kansas ee dalka Maraykanka ayaa Arbacadii shalay dambi ku helay 3 nin oo caddaan ah oo doonayey inay qarxiyaan guri iyo masjid ay leeyihiin dad Soomaali ah oo gobolkaas deggan.
Mid ka mid ah saraakiisha booliiska Soomaalida ee gobolka Minnesota ayaa loo dallacsiiyey darajada Saajin, iyada oo dalacsiintan ay imanayso xilli dambiyo lagu soo oogay mid ka mida ah saraakiishaas booliiska Soomaalida ah
Wararka ka imanaya gobolka Shabeellaha Dhexe ayaa sheegaya in maleeshiyada ururka al-Shabab ay weerar kedis ah ku qaadeen baabuur ay wateen ciidamada milatariga ee dawladda Soomaaliya tuulo u dhow degmada Balcad oo lagu magacaabo Il-Baq.
Barbara Bush, haweenaydii hore ee Maryakanka George Bushkii weynaa ayaa habeenkii xalay ahaa geeriyootay, iyada oo 92 jir ah, waxayna ka tagtey odeygeeda oo isaguba aad u xanuunsan, 5 caruur ah oo ay dhaleen, xaasaskooda iyo caruurta ay sii dhaleen.
Xulka Qaranka Soomaaliya ee da'diisu ka yartahay 17-ka sano ayaa rajo weyn ka qaba in marki ugu horreysay uu gaaro semi-finalka ciyaaraha bariga iyo bartamaha Africa, kadib marki ay shalay ciyaar ay la dheeleen xulka tartankani martigelinayo ee Burundi ay ku dhamaatay barbarro 0-0 ah.
Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name. King Mswati III announced it during celebrations of the 50th anniversary of independence and his 50th birthday. It appears to be as easy as that, as the king is an absolute monarch. Many African countries upon independence “reverted to their ancient, native names,” he said […]
The FBI is offering a $1 million reward for information leading to the return of an American journalist who disappeared in Syria in 2012. Austin Bennett Tice was believed to have been kidnapped while covering the war in Darya, a Damascus suburb that had been under rebel control until Thursday. No one has seen Tice since a 2012 video. He was seen blindfolded, […]
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told President Donald Trump last week that he was not a target of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, according to a source familiar with the probe. After the April 12 conversation with Rosenstein, Trump told advisers that he was not inclined to seek the ouster of either man since he was not […]
Taliban insurgents recently forcibly shut down the services of private telecommunications companies in areas under their control in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province. Residents said the action cut off their mobile phone service for the past five days. Local communications officials said the Taliban "believe the Afghan government is utilizing […]
A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. Justice Department cannot deny public safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration. The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court injunction in a case brought by the city of Chicago. The appeals court agr […]
President Donald Trump isn't getting the facts straight when it comes to how he won the 2016 election. He's denouncing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election as a hoax, saying Democrats are unhappy after blowing a win in an Electoral College system in which they have a "tremendous adv […]
The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants that drew angry tweets from President Donald Trump hopped on the roofs of a freight train Thursday heading for northern Mexico. About 500 migrants departed the western Mexico city of Guadalajara before dawn, stretching out on the roofs of freight cars. “We are heading north seeking a better life,” said M […]
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has joined President Donald Trump's legal team dealing with the ongoing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. "I'm doing it because I hope we can negotiate an end to this for the good of the country and because I have high regard for the president and for Bob Mueller," Giuliani told The Washi […]
The house where Rosa Parks sought refuge after she fled the South will be displayed in Rhode Island for at least a month after all because several groups have provided money. The future of the rebuilt house from Detroit was uncertain after it was taken on a transatlantic journey and Brown University reneged on plans to exhibit it. A nonprofit arts organizati […]
The U.N. assistant secretary-general for peacekeeping operations said Thursday that she was disturbed by the humanitarian situation in South Sudan and called on its leaders to end the conflict now. Bintou Keita called on the country's government and opposition leaders to put South Sudanese citizens first for a change. "Give your children a chance. […]
Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer. He thought nothing of it when he and his childhood friend and business partner, Donte Robinson, were approached at their table and were asked if they needed help. The 23-year-old entrepreneurs declined, explai […]
NASA's latest nail-biting drama was far from orbit as the Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run the space agency in an unprecedented party-line vote. In a 50-49 vote Thursday, Oklahoma Representative James Bridenstine, a Navy Reserve pilot, was confirmed as NASA's 13th administrator, an age […]
Lance Armstrong has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. The deal announced Thursday came as the two […]
New York's "Fearless Girl" statue that has become a global symbol of female business prowess will be moved from her spot staring down Wall Street's bronze "Charging Bull" to a new home facing the New York Stock Exchange. Officials announced Thursday that the statue would be moved by the end of the year. Hours later, visitors fro […]
No criminal charges will be filed in the 2016 death of pop star Prince from an opioid overdose, a Minnesota prosecutor said on Thursday. “We simply do not have sufficient evidence to charge anyone with a crime related to Prince's death,” Carver County Attorney Mark Metz told a news conference following a two-year inquiry. Prince, 57, was found dead at h […]
One party leader is in jail. Another doesn't have a candidate. A third might face eligibility issues for her party. Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections. Erdogan set the presidential and parliamentary elections for J […]
Coins and bracelets from the 1st century that were looted from western Romania years ago and smuggled out of the country were put on display Thursday after a joint investigation with Austria brought them back home. The treasure trove of gold and silver artifacts, stolen between 2000 and 2001, was presented at Romania's National History Museum. The items […]
More than 500 British, French and German lawmakers wrote to their U.S. counterparts Thursday, urging them to support the international pact restraining Iran’s nuclear weapons development and to keep President Donald Trump from abandoning it. Trump has demanded that “dangerous flaws” be fixed in the 2015 deal and has set a May 12 deadline to decide whether to […]
Waving Palestinian flags and wearing T-shirts proclaiming Jerusalem to be "the eternal capital of Palestine," thousands of Israel's Arab minority turned out Thursday for a rally to commemorate a war lost 70 years ago. In a field south of Haifa, near an Arab village that was depopulated and abandoned in 1948, children read the lyrics of nationa […]
SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
Aljazeera.comWhat's triggering tension between Somalia and the UAE? - Al JazeeraAljazeera.comThe United Arab Emirates is ending a military training programme in Somalia and closing a hospital it ran in Mogadishu.UAE stops training Somalia's military after cash seizureDefenseNews.comIs Qatar taking advantage of Somalia – UAE dispute? | Africanewsafr […]
BloombergAl-Qaeda Raids in Somalia Scuttle Africa's Plan to WithdrawBloombergA 2020 exit is “extremely unrealistic,” said Richard Cole, a former adviser to Somalia's army. Talk of leaving is based on the “war-weariness” of the troop-contributing countries rather than “the situation on the ground, where al-Shabaab has not been ...altro »
Equal TimesThe ILO should investigate persecution of trade unions in Somalia, union leader saysEqual TimesThe head of Somalia's national journalists union NUSOJ says the International Labour Organization (ILO) should launch its own commission of inquiry into violence and intimidation against union officials in the country, because he doubts the governme […]
Face2Face Africa[Business Spotlight] From refugee to CEO in Somalia, the story of Mohamed Bashir OsmanFace2Face AfricaAs part of our effort to bring more unique stories of Africans and its Diaspora to the fore, we bring you the second instalment of the Business Spotlight series. Twenty-seven-year-old Mohamed Bashir Osman, better known as Maxamed Midnimo, was […]
The Star, KenyaKDF troops offer free medical care to residents of Somalia townThe Star, KenyaA KDF soldier in the African Union Mission in Somalia offers free medical checks to residents of Busaar town, April 18, 2018. /COURTESY. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. Kenyan troops carried out free medical checks for residents of ...KDF troops offe […]
UrduPoint NewsWHO roots for strong health system in Somalia to hasten reconstructionXinhuaNAIROBI, April 19 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday urged robust investments in Somalia's fragile health care infrastructure as a means to accelerate the country's reconstruction after two and a half decades of civil strife ...World H […]
Al-ArabiyaUS expert: Qatar forcing Somalia to reject UAE aid 'could have consequences'Al-ArabiyaQatar strong-arming Somalia to reject years' worth of aid and assistance from the United Arab Emirates might have “serious consequences” down the road, one US investigative and foreign policy journalist has said. The UAE has trained thousands of Som […]
Capital FM KenyaPolice hunt for Shabaab agents smuggling radicalised youth to ...Capital FM KenyaNAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 19 – The National Police Service (NPS) is pursuing local Al-Shabaab contacts who aided three Kenyans to sneak to Somalia with the aim o - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.ke.Somalia: Kenya Makes Public Identities of 3 Keny […]
The Star, KenyaThree Kenyans sneak into Somalia to join Al Shabaab – PoliceThe Star, KenyaThree Kenyans have sneaked into Somalia to join the al Shabaab, police have said. They are; Mohamed Abdalla Asman alias Papa or Raymond, Hamis Hemed alias Baloteli and Ali Ahmed Ali. Director of communications Charles Wahong'o said Abdalla hails from ...Alarm after […]
Somalia: Heavy Fighting in Southern Somalia Leaves Several DeadAllAfrica.comOfficials said on Wednesday that several al-Shabab militants were killed and others injured after heavy fighting between the Somali National Army (SNA), backed by African Union forces, and the militants in Qoqani location in Lower Jubba region southern ...
South Korea’s president says Pyongyang has not attached any conditions such as US troop withdrawalNorth Korea has expressed a desire for the “complete denuclearisation” of the Korean peninsula without attaching preconditions such as the withdrawal of US troops, the South Korean president has said.The statement, unconfirmed by North Korea, comes before a summ […]
Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood and Tom Watson among those calling for more to be done to investigate murder of journalist Daphne Caruana GaliziaMalta’s government has been told to take urgent action to implement EU anti-money laundering rules, as MEPs rang the alarm about the dangers for journalists investigating financial crime following the murder of Daph […]
Jennifer Rankin and Daniel Boffey in Brussels, and Dan Sabbagh
Joint statement published in Guardian calls for rethink before 12 May deadline set by TrumpAn open letter to the US Congress: don’t let Trump rip up the Iran dealMore than 500 parliamentarians from France, Germany and the UK have written to their US counterparts urging them to persuade Donald Trump not to abandon the Iran nuclear deal.In a joint statement pu […]
Turkey’s president is unlikely to lose an election that will make him more powerful than AtatürkRecep Tayyip Erdoğan is one of a crop of present-day political leaders who value the respectability an ostensibly democratic election confers but don’t want to risk actually losing the vote. In this respect, Turkey’s president is no different from Russia’s Vladimi […]
King Mswati III declares name change 50 years after independence from British ruleThe king of Swaziland, Africa’s last absolute monarchy, has announced that his country has changed its name to the Kingdom of eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule.Meaning “place of the Swazi”, eSwatini is the Swazi language name for the tiny state land […]
Eight-year study finds pioneer of paediatrics assisted in Third Reich’s ‘euthanasia’ programmeThe Austrian doctor after whom Asperger syndrome is named was an active participant in the Nazi regime, assisting in the Third Reich’s so called euthanasia programme and supporting the concept of racial hygiene by deeming certain children unworthy to live, according […]
Jair Bolsonaro has openly cheered dictatorship and publicly insulted women. Now he’s deploying Trump-like tactics in his race for the presidencyJair Bolsonaro’s disciples had packed the arrivals hall of this far-flung Amazonian airport, united by their contempt for the left and an unbreakable determination to score a selfie with the man they call “the Legend […]
Makers of ‘vegetarian sausages’ and similar items will no longer be able to use meat-related terms after new rulingFrench MPs have voted to ban producers of vegetarian meat substitutes from using words such as steak, bacon or sausage to describe their products if they are are not partly or wholly composed of meat. The measure, approved on Thursday, was propo […]
Female officer shown slapping woman and wrestling her to floor because her hijab was looseShocking video footage of a young woman being wrestled to the floor by Iranian “morality police” because her hijab was loose has sparked outrage after it was posted online.The footage shows members of the special taskforce tackling the woman, believed to be in her mid-2 […]
Canada recently passed an amendment to end inequality, but a lack of timeline means a colonial-era act still holds back indigenous womenAs a child, Sharon McIvor spent her days roaming her grandmother’s First Nations community deep in British Columbia, learning to fish, harvest sap and pick berries, as the Nlaka’pamux Nation had done for millennia.When the t […]
Supermarket chain’s new range includes spicy chilli buffalo worms and smoked cricketsDespite being a country that guards its culinary traditions more jealously than most - the recipe for the perfect tortilla proves enduringly divisive, and woe betide the anglosajón celebrity chef who dares pollute a paella with chorizo - Spain could be set to swell the ranks […]
Along the narrow alleys of one of India’s largest bullion markets, men and women scrape a living scouring the dust and even the drains for specks of the precious metal When most of Mumbai is fast asleep at 5am each day, 41-year-old Tanu Behre sets out on her hunt.Armed with a little handbrush, she walks the narrow alleys of Zaveri bazaar, one of India’s larg […]
Directive requires ultrasonic inspection of fan blades on CFM56-7B engines that accrued certain number of flightsThe US Federal Aviation Administration has ordered the inspection of 220 jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger. The order […]
‘Bicycle Day’ on 19 April is the 75th anniversary of the day Albert Hofmann accidentally discovered LSD, changing his perceptions – and the city’s futureSeventy-five years ago, the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann experienced the world’s first full-blown LSD trip on his way home from his lab in Basel. Hofmann had been researching the ergot fungus, hoping to deve […]
For decades, Haifa has been Israel’s model of what a ‘mixed’ Jewish-Arab city could be. But as the country’s 70th anniversary nears, the strain is showingBen-Gurion Boulevard climbs from the bustling port on Haifa’s Mediterranean shore up Mount Carmel towards the famous Bahai shrine, its gleaming golden dome surrounded by lush terraced gardens. On the south […]
Perth, Darwin, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hobart, Canberra and Sydney have Instagram presences as distinct as their charactersSee the whole Australian cities week series hereAustralia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world, with a full 40% of its population living in either Melbourne or Sydney: large, sprawling, coastal cities with very diff […]
From Melbourne’s overcrowding issues to Adelaide’s gutsy success story, here’s what you said about the state of Australia’s cities“Growth is the conversation Melburnians are having – or want to have,” wrote Gay Alcorn in her feature on the city’s uncertain future, which launched Guardian Cities’ Australian cities week. Melburnians went on to prove her right. […]
Decontamination plans revealed six weeks after attack using novichok on Sergei and Yulia Skripal The residue of the nerve agent used in the attempted murder of the Skripals in Salisbury could still be as potent as it was when it was deployed more than six weeks ago, government scientists believe.Experts responsible for the decontamination effort in the cathe […]
Extra £3bn budget payout and $2.9bn overseas aid fund will raise May’s estimate says NAOThe cost of the Brexit divorce bill for the UK could be billions higher than the £35bn-£39bn figure put forward by Theresa May, a report by Whitehall’s spending watchdog suggested. The National Audit Office (NAO) has warned that the UK could pay an extra £3bn more in budg […]