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Belgian soldiers shoot dead knife attacker in Brussels

0 Visits: 269 | 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: 403 | 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: 589 | 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: 502 | 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: 471 | 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: 3381 | 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: 209 | 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: 760 | 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: 273 | 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: 331 | 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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Somalia: Mogadishu Airport Security Disrupts Europe Bound suspected Human Smuggling Case

0 Visits: 869 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 21:41:34
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) Somalia immigration officials have on Sunday denied 10 suspects to board a Turkish airplane bound to Istanbul over suspicion of smuggling, Somalia's Danan Radio reported.

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Up to 50 Immigrants from Somalia and Ethiopia deliberately Drowned by Smugglers off Yemen - UN

0 Visits: 476 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 23:49:24
ADEN – Early Wednesday morning, a human smuggler, in charge of the boat, forced more than 120 Somali and Ethiopian migrants into the pitching sea as they approached the coast of Shabwa, a Yemeni Governorate along the Arabian Sea. The migrants had been hoping to reach countries in the Gulf via war-torn…

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Rwanda: Paul Kagame Re-elected for A Third Term

0 Visits: 250 | Saturday August 05, 2017 - 13:15:26
KIGALI - Incumbent leader Paul Kagame has swept to a landslide victory in Rwanda's presidential election, results showed early on Saturday, securing a third term in office and extending his 17 years in power.

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Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression During Elections in Kenya

0 Visits: 497 | Saturday August 05, 2017 - 07:15:43
Nairobi, KENYA: Media Industry and Freedom of Expression stakeholders have held a meeting in in Nairobi to review the electoral environment and the state of press freedom and freedom of information ahead of the General Elections due on Tuesday August 8, 2017.

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Several Somalis Killed in South Africa, Shops set on Fire

0 Visits: 608 | Thursday August 03, 2017 - 22:19:43
Cape Town, South Africa (Horn Observer) Several Somalis were killed in Limbobo area in South Africa this week and several shops were set on fire, witnesses said, heightening the growing concern of the lack of protection of the Somalis living in South Africa.

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Somalia and India Sign an Agreement on Transfer of Prisoners

0 Visits: 505 | Tuesday August 01, 2017 - 16:17:39
NEW DELHI, India (Horn Observer) A delegation from Somalia led by the foreign Minister, Yusuf Garaad Omar signed an agreement for Transfer of Sentenced Persons with India on a five day official visit to India, following invitation extended by the India's External affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj,…

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Somali American Academic Selected as US Youth Observer to the UN

0 Visits: 1467 | Thursday July 27, 2017 - 23:51:54
WASHINGTON (Horn Observer) A Somali American academic has been selected as United States Youth Observer to the United Nations, according to statement released by the US Department of State

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New French Ambassador Presents his Credentials to Somalia President

0 Visits: 306 | Wednesday July 26, 2017 - 09:56:40
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The New French Ambassador to Somalia, Antoine Sivan, has on Tuesday presented his credentials to Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo, officials said.

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114 Somali Prisoners Released from Ethiopian Jails arrive in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 500 | Saturday July 22, 2017 - 23:07:46
MOGADISHU, July 22 (Horn Observer) Plane carrying 114 Somali prisoners who were released from Ethiopian jails arrived in Mogadishu on Saturday evening, officials said.

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2 Somali Nationals Killed in South Africa in the past 24 Hours

0 Visits: 989 | Wednesday July 19, 2017 - 23:04:27
MOGADISHU, Somalia July 19 (Horn Observer) Two Somali nationals were killed in two separate locations in South Africa in the past 24 hours, residents and relatives reported.

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