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Somali News Update -Sunday - April 20, 2014

National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Bare Duale has been a vocal spokesman of the Jubilee Government, supporting its agenda and programmes zealously. However, his recent criticism of the current security operation in the war against terror appear to have put him at odds with the political establishment he secured

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Somali News Update -Saturday - April 19, 2014

Newly released documents from the Bill Clinton library provide a fascinating look at how the administration dealt with Somalia before, during and after the disastrous battle of Mogadishu, also known as Black Hawk Down, which resulted in the deaths of 18 U.S. troops and outraged the nation. In notes from a meeting in May of 1994 between President Clinton

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Somali News Update -Friday - April 18, 2014

Somali government said that Kenyan uthorities pledged to conduct deep investigations on alleged torture and corruption committed by some of the Kenyan security forces who were accused of treating inhumanly with the Somali people since the security swoop began in Nairobi nearly a month ago.

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Somali News Update -Thursday - April 17, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – Kenya's police chief says 91 Somali nationals have been deported to Mogadishu. The deportations are part of a massive security operation being carried out by Kenyan police ...

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Somali News Update -Wednesday - April 16, 2014

The United States government has showed great concerns over the renewed tensions raging between Somaliland and Puntland, calling on both administrations to embrace peace and seek a lasting solution for their dispute through dialogue.

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Somali News Update -Tuesday - April 15, 2014

UK’s minister for Africa Mark Simmons said Tuesday that his government was committed to helping Somalia organize public presidential polls by 2016. Talking to reporters at the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu after meeting with Somali President....

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Somali News Update -Monday - April 14, 2014

British oil giant British Petroleum signed concessions with the Petrol Department for the Somali Federal Republic to explore oil and gas in the war raven East African nation. Intelligence reports existence of significantly large oil deposits in Somalia which could change global prices if tapped.

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Somali News Update -Sunday - April 13, 2014

Mo Farah's first attempt at 26.2 miles ended in pain and disappointment as he finished the London marathon in eighth place and missed out on Steve Jones's British record by more than a minute.

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Somali News Update -Saturday - April 12, 2014

Kenya: The Somalia Government has declared support for the ongoing security crackdown in Kenya but called for humane treatment of those arrested. Somalia ambassador to Kenya, Mohamed Ali Nur said his country supports deportation of illegal migrants, but opposed any attempts to treat all Somalis as suspects.

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Somali News Update -Friday - April 11, 2014

Somali Football Federation has urged Kenyan authorities to unconditionally release its U-20 international and Kenya’s AFC leopards’ striker Sadiq Abdulqader Mahmoud who was arrested by Kenyan police as he left his apartment to watch the Champions league Atletico Madrid Barcelona clash.

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Somali News Update -Thursday - April 10, 2014

Losing loved ones to gun violence isn’t unusual for many Somali-Americans, a community uprooted by a civil war that claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, tore their homeland apart and displaced millions.

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