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Somalia PM Meets Chinese Foreign Minister on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York

0 Visits: 384 | Friday September 22, 2017 - 00:48:34
NEW YORK (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire on Thursday met with the Chinese Foreign Ministter Wang Yi in New York, on the sides of the UN General Assembly.

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Somalia: Federal Government Hits back Regional States, Reaffirms its Neutrality Decision in Gulf Crisis

0 Visits: 210 | Thursday September 21, 2017 - 21:35:43
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Federal Government of Somalia on Thursday reiterating its decision on June 2017 towards the Gulf crisis, following series of statements issued by some federal member states claiming to have sided with Saudi Alliance over Qatar.

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Somalia Prime Minister Meets with Russian Foreign Minister in New York

0 Visits: 428 | Tuesday September 19, 2017 - 22:04:14
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York, officials said.

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6 Alleged Somali Pirates in Yemen jail since 2009 Plead for Help

0 Visits: 421 | Saturday September 16, 2017 - 22:03:37
HARGEISA (Horn Observer) 6 alleged Somali pirates who are currently jailed inside a prison at the Yemen capital, San'a plead for help from the Federal government of Somalia, the group said in an interview with Horn Observer.

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Kenyan police fire tear gas after women attacked at election meeting

0 Visits: 186 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 22:19:46
KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police in the western city of Kisumu fired tear gas and bullets in the air on Wednesday to disperse young men who broke into a hotel and beat women attending an election meeting, an officer said.

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Tanzania orders review of Petra mine contract, seeks resignations over probe

0 Visits: 304 | Friday September 08, 2017 - 19:25:33
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Thursday he had ordered a review of a local contract belonging to Petra Diamonds Ltd and asked senior public officials to resign over the outcome of a probe into the mining sector.

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Statement from the United States Mission to Somalia on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha

0 Visits: 387 | Thursday August 31, 2017 - 22:15:04
NAIROBI, Kenya: The United States Mission to Somalia sends Eid Message to the Somalis everywhere in the world on the occasion of the Eid Al-Adha, the mission said in a statement.

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Somali Minister of Information meets the Director of Free Press Unlimited in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

0 Visits: 354 | Thursday August 31, 2017 - 17:16:52
NAIROBI, Kenya (Horn Observer) Somali Minister of Information, Culture & Tourism, Abdirahman Omar Osman (Eng. Yarisow), met the Director of Free Press Press Unlimited Mr Joan Williems and his colleagues on 30 August 2017 in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands.

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Kenya imposes world's toughest law against plastic bags

0 Visits: 229 | Monday August 28, 2017 - 18:23:28
NAIROBI - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world's toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect.

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Seminar on Reporting Terrorism Held for Somali Journalists in Helsinki, Finland

1 Visits: 863 | Sunday August 27, 2017 - 20:32:47
HELSINKI, Finland (Horn Observer) Somali journalists gathered in Helsinki, Finland on Sunday to participate a seminar on responsible and fair reporting on Terrorism related stories.

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Belgian soldiers shoot dead knife attacker in Brussels

0 Visits: 202 | Saturday August 26, 2017 - 07:57:20
BRUSSELS - Belgian soldiers shot dead a man in the center of Brussels on Friday evening after he came at them with a knife shouting Allahu Akbar (God is great), in a case authorities are treating as a terrorist attack.

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Facebook lambasted over ransom video of Libyan Gangmasters abusing migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia

0 Visits: 329 | Saturday August 26, 2017 - 07:28:39
LONDON - People smugglers are using Facebook to broadcast the abuse and torture of migrants in order to extort ransom money from their families, the U.N. migration agency said on Friday.

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Somalia: Around 200 Turkish Soldiers Arrive in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 438 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 22:34:40
MOGADISHU, Somalia (Horn Observer) The first group of Turkish Military of around 200 soldiers arrived in Mogadishu on Wednesday, local media reported.

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Somalia: Somali Journalists Call for the Release of the Imprisoned Cameroonian Journalist Ahmed Abba

0 Visits: 434 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 22:07:16
GAROWE, Somalia (Horn Observer) Somali Journalists joined the global media community in demanding the release of the Cameroonian journalist who was sentenced to 10 years in Prison by a military court in April this year.

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Uganda: Police stones journalists as they cover staff quarters on fire

0 Visits: 348 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 21:32:56
Kampala; Police Officers at Katwe Police Station have today 24th August 2017 stoned five journalists who were covering staff quarters that had caught fire at the same police station. The journalists who were stoned are Nassaka Joweria (Kingdom TV), Ivan Mbadhi (BBS TV), Rachel Mabala (Daily Monitor)…

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A Somali man who Killed Wife in Bristol, UK, might have been Drunk

0 Visits: 2723 | Thursday August 24, 2017 - 12:34:28
LONDON, UK (Horn Observer) a Somali man killed his wife inside their home in Bristol, on Monday, might been drunk, Media reports citing eyewitnesses and residents said.

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Boko Haram Nigerian child bombings this year are quadruple 2016's: UNICEF

0 Visits: 166 | Tuesday August 22, 2017 - 18:33:40
GENEVA/LAGOS - Boko Haram militants in northeast Nigeria have sent out four times as many child suicide bombers this year as they used in all of 2016, the United Nations Children's Fund said on Tuesday.

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ISKA WARRAN Somali Conference on Employment, Entrepreneurship and Integration Concluded in Turku, Finland

0 Visits: 659 | Saturday August 19, 2017 - 22:37:49
TURKU, Finland (Horn Observer) Experts, government representatives, researchers, and Somali Entrepreneur from Finland and abroad, gathered a two day Iska Warran Conference in Turku to debate Employment, Entrepreneurship and integration among Somali community living in Finland by highlighting the challenges…

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One million South Sudan refugees now in Uganda, UN says

0 Visits: 212 | Thursday August 17, 2017 - 08:31:23
KAMPALA, Uganda: The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

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Suspected Somali militants kill five Kenyan police officers: sources

0 Visits: 275 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 06:50:29
NAIROBI - Suspected Somali Islamist militants killed five police officers in an ambush in northeastern Kenya on Tuesday, according to police sources, the latest in a string of deadly attacks.

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