Goobaha codbixinta ee waddanka Jarmalka ayaa furmay iyadoo dadkuna ay codkooda ka dhiibanayaan doorashada guud ee Federaalka ee dalkaasi, taas oo la saadaaliyay in Hogaamiyaha Jarmalka, Angela Merkel, ay xilkeeda ku soo laaban doonto.
Lix qof ayuu dhaawac ka soo gaaray weerrar ka dhacay bariga London oo looga shakisan yahay in loo adeegsaday walxo sun ah, weerrarkaas ayey rag ka gaysteen dhowr goobood oo u dhaw aagga laga dukaamaysto.
Diyaaradaha wax duqeeya ee Maraykanka ayaa duulimaad ku sameeyay meel aad ugu dhaw xeebaha bari ee Kuuriyada Waqooyi, si ay u muujiyaan in ay diyaar la yihiin tallaabooyin kale oo ay ku hor istaagi karaan halis kaste, sida ay sheegtay wasaaradda gaashaandhigga ee dalka Maraykanka.
Ra'iisul Wasaaraha Soomaaliya, Xasan Cali Khayre, oo khudbad ka jeediyay Golaha loo dhan yahay ee Qaramada Midoobay ayaa sheegay in xukuumaddiisa ay guulo muhiim ah ka gaartay dagaalka ka dhanka ah ururka Al-Shabaab, cunaqabateynta hubka ee saaran dalkase ay xaddidayso in laga guul gaaro ujeeddadaas.
Maxkamad caalami ah ayaa go’aamisay in Ghana aanay ku xadgudbin madax bannaanida dhulka ee Ivory Coast, ka dib markii ay xukuumadda Accra bilowday inay shidaal ka qodo xuduud badeed ay ku muransan yihiin.
Dowladda Iiraan ayaa waxa ay si guul ah u tijaabisay gantaal cusub oo riddadiisu ay meel dhexaad tahay, arrintaas oo ay ku muujinayso sida ay u diiddan tahay hadalkii ka soo yeeray Madaxweynaha Mareykanka Donald Trump.
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
Dhulgariir kooban ayaa ka dhacay dalka Kuuriyada Woqooyi, meel u dhow goob lagu tijaabiyo hubka Nukliyeerka, waxaana loo malaynayaa in arrintani ay tahay mid si dabiici ah isaga dhacday ee aanay la xidhiidhin tijaabo dhinaca hubka Nukliyeerka ah, sida ay sheegeen dalalka la deriska ah.
Barnaamijka Wicitaanka Dhageystaha ee toddobaadkan waxaa marti ku ah afar hablood oo ka kala tirsan labada aqal ee Baarlamaanka Somalia, waxayna ka jawaabayaan su'aalaha qaar ka mid ah dhageystayaasha VOA
Barnaamijka Dhacdooyinka Toddobaadka ee maanta waxaa ku jira qoddobo ay ka mid yihiin isku dhacyadii dhawaan ka dhacay maamulka goboleedyada Soomaalida iyo Oromada ee Ethiopia, iyo waliba doorashada Kenya ee uu dib-u-dhacu ku yimid.
Saraakiisha maamulka Puerto Rico ayaa ka bilaabay qeybta galbeed ee jaziirada daad gureyn ay dadka uga daadgureynayaan basas, kadib marki ay khubarada saadaasha hawada ka digeen halis kasoo socota biya xireen weyn oo bilaabay fatahaad.
Weeraryahanka kooxda Chelsea iyo xulka Spain Diego Costa ayaa lagu wadaa inuu maalmaha soo aadan dib ugu biiro kooxdiisii hore ee Atletico Madrid kadib marki ay labada koox arrinta laacibkani heshiis ka gaareen.
Turkey's top diplomat has visited two Turks imprisoned in the United States for their alleged involvement in an infamous brawl that has raised tensions between the two countries. Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu tweeted that he visited Sinan Narin and Eyup Yildirim late Saturday and said he passed on "our nation's love and greetings." Th […]
Germany's national election Sunday is widely expected to give Chancellor Angela Merkel a historic fourth mandate and the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party seats in parliament for the first time in 60 years.
The powerful earthquake that rocked Mexico Saturday killed at least two people, triggering new alarms in a country struggling to recover from two recent quakes that killed a total of about 400 people. The U.S. Geological Survey said the new quake had a magnitude of 6.1 and was centered in the southern state of Oaxaca, about 360 kilometers southeast of the ca […]
Germans headed to the polls Sunday in federal elections that will decide in effect whether Angela Merkel should serve a historic fourth term as Chancellor. Merkel’s center-right Christian Democratic Union, along with its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union, appear to be heading to a handsome victory, according to eve-of-poll surveys. The two pa […]
A small earthquake that hit North Korea Saturday near the country's nuclear test site was likely a natural tremor and not a nuclear explosion, neighboring countries said. A South Korea Meteorological Agency spokesman said that acoustic waves from a man-made explosion should have been detected but were not. China's Earthquake Administration said the […]
The leaders of New Zealand’s main parties prepared Sunday to start talks with Winston Peters, the leader of a nationalist party who emerged as kingmaker after an inconclusive general election, but Peters indicated he was in no rush to pick a side. Prime Minister Bill English’s National Party won the largest number of votes in Saturday’s general election, sec […]
France is electing about half of its senators Sunday, in an important vote for President Emmanuel Macron’s reform plans, threatened by his declining popularity just four months after his election in May. Macron’s centrist Republic on the Move! party, which emerged just last year, won a large majority in the lower house of parliament in June elections, but is […]
A suicide bomber has struck a NATO convoy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, injuring at least three people. The Ministry of Interior described the injured as Afghan civilians but would not say whether foreign forces suffered any casualties. In a statement NATO said “An improvised explosive device targeted a NATO convoy this morning in Kabul. There are no Resolut […]
A spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying the classified NROL-42 satellite lifted off at 10:49 p.m. PDT Saturday. All systems were going well when the launch webcast concluded about three minutes into the flight. National Reconna […]
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Saturday he will stop flying private planes on official business while an internal review of the flights is being done and that he welcomes the review. Price defended the practice of using private planes on Fox News. A spokeswoman has said Price tries to fly commercial whenever possible. The HHS inspector ge […]
U.S. ride-hailing firm Uber is prepared to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its license in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company, a newspaper reported. The Sunday Times also quoted sources close to London’s transport body as saying the move was encouraging and sugge […]
Charles Bradley, known as the “Screaming Eagle of Soul” for a powerful, raspy style that evoked one of his musical heroes, James Brown, died Saturday at age 68. Bradley, who achieved success later in life with his 2011 debut album “No Time for Dreaming,” was diagnosed with stomach cancer in the fall of 2016 and underwent treatment, according to a statement f […]
Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics. In a 25-page letter delivered to Francis last month and provided Saturday to The Associated Press, the 62 signatories issued a “filial correction” to the pop […]
The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of “unidentified, potentially hazardous material” from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. The agency has not provided details about which Superfund sites the material came from, why the contaminants at issue have not been iden […]
This is banned books week in the United States, an annual event that points out censorship and emphasizes the freedom to read. In Washington, the public library system has hidden around the city hundreds of copies of six books that may be banned or challenged in some libraries and schools in the U.S. People who find these books can take them home for free. V […]
According the U.S. Travel Association, there are fewer people visiting the United States, even though international tourism as a whole is on the rise. Some tourism agencies blame Trump administration policies on immigrants as the reason people are not making the USA a travel destination. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is set to travel to South Asia for the first time since Donald Trump announced his new strategy for the U.S.-led war in Afghanistan. The plan calls for thousands more U.S. troops, as well as an expanded role for India, where Mattis will hold high-level meetings. VOA's Bill Gallo is traveling with the Pentagon chief and […]
This year’s city council election in Lowell, Massachusetts, is turning the former mill town on its head. What was once expected to be the year when a minority candidate, possibly from the large Cambodian community, won a seat now hinges on the fate of Lowell High School. Eight of nine incumbents, including the mayor, are seeking re-election. Some of them hav […]
North Korea held a large anti-U.S. rally in its capital city, backing its leader Kim Jong Un as he exchanges insult-laden threats with President Donald Trump. A huge crowd gathered Saturday in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square, named for the current leader’s grandfather and founder of North Korea. They listened to speeches from senior officials excoriating the […]
Until this week, the Vietnamese government has remained silent about the release of The Vietnam War, which premiered in the U.S. after a big buildup. In Vietnam’s lively online sphere, many commentators speculated that authorities had remained silent about the series because it presented what the government considered sensitive material about towering Commun […]
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SOMALIA FAMINE RESPONSE TOO SLOW, THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DIED NEEDLESSLY: REPORT
New VisionMuseveni on Somalia: We are not employees of the UNNew VisionAccording to a release from State House sources at the talks, priority centered at helping Somalia in building a strong national army and taking stock of the political situation. All parties agreed to keenly follow a review on AMISOM by the UN ...
News24German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back homeNews24Somalia has been identified as among the world's top 10 countries affected by terrorism, according to the Global Terrorism Index. Al-Qaeda affiliated al-Shabab has been responsible for a bulk of the attacks, influenced by its aim to establish an ...German plane hijacked to Somalia in […]
Somalia launches Post Disaster Needs Assessment and Resilience Framework as first step towards long term recovery ...ReliefWebMogadishu, September 19, 2017. At a meeting in Mogadishu on Monday the Federal Government of Somalia launched a Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA), to analyze the recurrent impact of drought in the country. The Assessment will allo […]
Voice of AmericaAuthorities in Somalia's Puntland Region Tout Capture of Weapons ...Voice of AmericaAuthorities in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland said on Saturday they have seized a boat loaded with weapons, officials told VOA. “We have ...Somalia's Puntland region captures weapons-laden boat from YemenChannel NewsAsiaSomalia […]
Aljazeera.comSomalia chides its regions for cutting ties with Qatar | Somalia News ...Aljazeera.comTensions in strategically located Somalia illustrate how far the political ripples from the Gulf dispute have spread.Somalia calls regions to order for breaching state's neutrality in Gulf ...africanewsSomalia Rebukes Its States for Breaking With Qatar - N […]
Daily NationGates bolsters relief efforts as drought ravages Somalia - Daily NationDaily NationFrom left: Former US President Barack Obama, Melinda Gates and Bill Gates speak during the Goalkeepers event at Lincoln Center, New York, on September ...altro »
Gulf TimesSomalia rebukes states for anti-Qatar moveGulf TimesSomalia's government rebuked its three semi-autonomous regions yesterday for cutting ties with Qatar, saying it was determined to stay neutral in the Gulf nation's dispute with other Arab states. The region of Galmudug issued a statement on Wednesday ...Timeline: Arab rift with Qatar – M […]
Voice of AmericaSomalia Seeks Easing of Arms Embargo in Effort to Defeat al-ShababVoice of AmericaThe Somali government has repeated its plea for world leaders to lift an international arms embargo, as the aid-dependent Horn of Africa nation continues to ...altro »
ReliefWebUNICEF Somalia Humanitarian Situation Report #14: 1-15 - ReliefWebReliefWebHighlights The current projected number of children who are or who could be acutely malnourished, has increased by 50 per cent since the beginning of the ...altro »
New York PostForeign writers descend on Somalia for book fair | New York PostNew York PostMOGADISHU – Long associated with pirates, famine and bombs, Somalia showed a different face to the world this week as it welcomed foreign writers for the...altro »
The chancellor is on course for a fourth term but the emergence of the anti-immigrant party promises a bittersweet outcome Polls have opened in Germany for an election that could serve a bittersweet victory for incumbent chancellor Angela Merkel. While Merkel is widely expected to be reelected as chancellor for a fourth term, Sunday’s vote is likely to see a […]
President tweets: ‘Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!’Warriors: ‘We’ll use our trip to celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion’Stephen Curry said Friday he’d vote no when team met to decide on tripDonald Trump was the subject of startlingly strong abuse from major sports stars on Saturday, after he criticised NFL players protesting a […]
Labour and National court New Zealand First leader Winston Peter who becomes kingmaker for third timeThe future of New Zealand’s new government has been put in the hands of Winston Peters, a cantankerous, anti-immigration politician who prefers fishing to politics, after vote counting finished in the general election. Neither of the major parties – National, […]
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Ri Yong Ho tells the UN general assembly that Donald Trump was on a ‘suicide mission’ as tensions between the nations escalate furtherNorth Korea has said that firing its rockets at the US mainland was “inevitable” after Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, in a further escalation of rhetoric between the two leaders. North Korean foreign mini […]
Number of people leaving homes in the shadow of the volcano has tripled amid fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 yearsMore than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official has said. Related: Bali: travel warn […]
Monday’s independence poll for the Kurdish north is supported by voters but opposed by Turkey, Baghdad and the west, which fear it will deepen instabilityBelow the Erbil citadel, where empire and insurrection have been fought out over the course of 5,000 years, Kurdish flags stake out the claim to a nascent era – that of a sovereign state.Banners were gather […]
Death toll from Hurricane Maria stands at 10 but likely to riseGovernor says: ‘This is the biggest catastrophe in our modern history’A humanitarian crisis grew on Saturday in Puerto Rico as towns were left without fresh water, fuel, power or phone service following Hurricane Maria’s devastating passage across the US territory. Related: Puerto Rico evacuates […]
Tremor comes days after earthquake that killed more than 300A powerful aftershock has caused panic as buildings again swayed in Mexico City just days after more than 300 were killed by the country’s deadliest earthquake for a generation.Rescue and clean-up efforts were temporarily suspended on Saturday amid fears that unstable structures could collapse, caus […]
Hard-left leader accuses president of throwing away postwar social gainsThousands of demonstrators heeded a call by the hard-left leader Jean-Luc Mélenchon to demonstrate their opposition to the government’s labour law reforms.The leader of La France Insoumise (Unbowed France) claimed that 150,000 people were at Place de la République to hear him say: “You a […]
Bradley had been battling stomach and liver cancer Former James Brown impersonator was also compared to Otis ReddingThe soul singer Charles Bradley has died, it was announced on Saturday. He was 68. Related: Before and after the show: Charles Bradley Continue reading...
Beyond Catalonia, there are calls for Spanish unity and bitterness about claims that the northern region is footing the bill for the rest of the countryIt was chance that made Ana Luque Sillero a native of Madrid and her cousins Catalan. Their parents all left southern Spain decades ago in search of work and a better life for their children, but one couple f […]
China reports ‘suspected explosion’ but South Korean experts suggest minor tremor was a natural occurrenceA series of earthquakes in North Korea have sparked fears the country may have conducted another nuclear weapons test, although experts said the tremors were natural.Speculation around further testing came as US air force bombers flew east of North Korea […]
State television shows Khoramshahr missile launch as US says such activities are grounds for halting nuclear dealIran has said it successfully tested a new medium-range missile, in defiance of warnings from the US that such activities were grounds for abandoning the countries’ landmark nuclear deal.State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoram […]
Other territories including British Virgin Islands and Anguilla heavily hit by Irma have escaped full force of MariaHurricane Maria has added to the extensive damage on the British overseas territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Foreign Office has said, after the region was pummelled by a second major storm in two weeks.The hurricane barrelled across […]
Discovery by UK scientists prompts fear that melting ice will allow more plastic to be released into the central Arctic Ocean – with huge effects on wildlifeA British-led expedition has discovered sizeable chunks of polystyrene lying on remote frozen ice floes in the middle of the Arctic Ocean.The depressing find, only 1,000 miles from the north pole, is the […]
Beijing bans exports of some petroleum products and imports of textiles as Pyongyang and US urged to calm tensionsChina has said it will ban exports of some petroleum products to North Korea, as well as imports of textiles from the isolated country, in line with a United Nations security council resolution passed after Pyongyang’s latest nuclear test. The an […]
Jetstar and Qantas say services to the popular tourist destination are going ahead but they are watching the situation closelyHoliday plans are in limbo for thousands of Australians after the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade issued a new travel warning for Bali because of fears of a volcano eruption on the popular tourist island.Indonesian authorities […]
Saad al-Hijri suspended from all religious activity for saying women should not drive because their brains shrink after shoppingA Saudi cleric who said women should not drive because their brains shrink to a quarter the size of a man’s when they go shopping has been banned from preaching. Saad al-Hijri, head of fatwas (legal opinions) in Saudi Arabia’s Assir […]
Gang members arrested in early morning raids after criminals posing as tourists built massive network over best part of a decadeThe audacity and creativity of a pickpocket gang who worked shifts, employed teams of runners and made tourists their exclusive prey, has been revealed by one of the most successful crackdowns ever on street crime in Greece.Pickpock […]