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Somali News Update -Friday - August 29, 2014

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Somalia has asked the United Nations' highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya.

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Somali News Update -Thursday - August 28, 2014

Atleast 20 people were killed in the heavy fighting in Sah-Dhere in the region of Sool this morning and a further thirty were injured. This violent incident took place 75km south of Lascanood district, the capital of Sool.

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Somali News Update -Wednesday - August 27, 2014

Mogadishu (HOL) - A delegation lead by the Somali president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud left Mogadishu airport today to attend the inauguration of the newly elected Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara tomorrow. President elect Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party’s (AKP)

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Somali News Update -Tuesday - August 26, 2014

NIROBI, Kenya — Djiboutian President Ismael Omar Guelleh was unharmed in a shooting at the Horn of Africa country's main airport in the capital that left three people wounded, Foreign Minister Mahamoud Ali Youssouf said.

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Somali News Update -Monday - August 25, 2014

The European Union's Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said Sunday she was "appalled" by a new report that migrants had died trying to cross the Mediterranean to get to Italy.

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Somali News Update -Sunday - August 24, 2014

The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes.

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Somali News Update -Saturday - August 23, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya — A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi, who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said Friday.

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Somali News Update -Friday - August 22, 2014

Nairobi - Militants of the Al Shabaab extremist organisation Friday beheaded a Kenyan driver who was kidnapped at Kiunga near the border with Somalia in the coastal town of Lamu.

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Somali News Update -Thursday - August 21, 2014

The manager of the independent Shabelle radio station in the Somali capital has told the BBC he is in hiding after the authorities took it off air.

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Somali News Update -Wednesday - August 20, 2014

The African Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), a peace keeping mission operated by the African Union would be leaving Somalia in 2016, according to the latest assessment by stakeholders.

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Somali News Update -Tuesday - August 19, 2014

Mogadishu (AFP) - Somali security forces have arrested one of the country's most powerful pirate chiefs, who once hijacked giant vessels earning him multi-million dollar ransoms, security sources said Tuesday.

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