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Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has appointed a new council of ministers

J anuary 28th 2015, Mogadishu- Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke has appointed a new council of ministers following extensive consultation with the President, Speaker of the Parliament, Members of Parliament and key stakeholders within the Somali society. “Today I announce the appointment of the ministers following deliberations with multiple stakeholders. I’m confident in the […]

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Turkish President points out new project to build 10,000 homes in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed Sunday not to give up in the face of terrorist groups in the war-torn Somalia. “We will fulfill our humane, conscientious, Islamic duties,” Erdogan said, during a joint press conference with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, following a head to head meeting. Erdogan, who began his Africa […]

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Turkish president visits war-torn Somalia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrived in war-torn Somalia on Jan. 25 amid tight security, a rare visit by a foreign leader to the war-torn nation. Hundreds of soldiers and police officers had shut down much of the capital’s streets, where on Jan. 22 five people were killed in a suicide attack on a hotel […]

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Powerful Saudi Arabia King Abdullah dies at age 90,new ruler is Salman

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who fought against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom, including by nudging open greater opportunities for women, has died. He was 90.More than his guarded and hidebound predecessors, Abdullah assertively threw his oil-rich nation’s weight behind trying to shape […]

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Man given life sentence after electrocuting wife for giving birth to girl

 A man in southeastern Turkey has received an aggravated life sentence after electrocuting and killing his wife after she gave birth to a second girl, rather than a boy. Veysi Turan, a 29-year-old waiter in Diyarbakır, killed his wife by attaching bare cable to her feet while she was asleep in January 2014, according to […]

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Key quotes from Obama’s State of the Union address

US President Barack Obama speaks during the State of the Union address on Capitol Hill January 20, 2015 in Washington, DC. PHOTO| BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI In Summary “When what you’re doing doesn’t work for 50 years, it’s time to try something new.” “So the verdict is clear. Middle-class economics works. Expanding opportunity works. And these policies […]

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UN lauds Somalia as country ratifies landmark children’s rights treaty

A student at the Hamar Jajab School in Mogadishu holds a peace-themed comic book for children produced by UNSOM during the commemoration of Somalia’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 January 2015. UN Photo/Ilyas Ahmed 20 January 2015 – The United Nations today applauded Somalia’s ratification of the Convention […]

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Minister Yousef bin Alawi Bin Abdullah  met Somali Foreign Minister Abdirahman Duale Beyle

Kasmaal (19/01/”015:The Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion Dr. Abdirahman Dualeh Beileh arrived in Oman’s capital Muscat yesterday to hold bilateral talks with his counterpart Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah. In the meeting which took place at the Omani Foreign Ministry, Minister Beileh discussed Somalia’s development and progress with his Omani counterpart […]

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Health worker’s journey fuels work with Somali familiesHealth worker’s journey fuels work with Somali families

Amina Ahmed remembers well leaving Kenya for the U.S. in 2005. “That was one of the hardest things, leaving my dad behind. … I still have that picture of walking through the gate. … I was thinking, ‘This is the last time I’m going to see him, ever,’ ” said Ahmed, a 24-year-old Somali woman. […]

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Somali PM Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has dismissed his newly formed cabinet.

  Kasmaal.com//:Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has dismissed his newly nominated cabinet, a government official told Xinhua in the wee hours Saturday. “The PM decided to dissolve the newly appointed cabinet due to strong opposition from parliament,” said member of Parliament Ali noor Bodaye, adding that Sharmarke is expected to appear before the national […]

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