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At least seven killed in bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

0 Visits: 55 | Monday July 22, 2019 - 23:28:07
Waagacusub.com- At least seven people were killed and 27 others wounded when a bomb went off outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Monday, medical officials said. The Al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab, which is trying to topple Somalia's weak…

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Three die as gunmen open fire on a civilian vehicle in Galkacyo

0 Visits: 303 | Friday July 12, 2019 - 01:40:31
Waagacusub.com- Reports from Mudug region indicate that unknown armed men have today attacked and opened fire on a civilian vehicle, resulting in casualties and injuries.

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Somalia executes 3 over deadly 2017 hotel attack

0 Visits: 544 | Wednesday July 10, 2019 - 17:59:20
Waagacusub.com- Somalia's military says it executed three men convicted of carrying out a deadly attack on a hotel in the capital in 2017. A statement issued by the military said the three were shot dead by a firing squad at a police academy in Mogadishu Wednesday.

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Left Somalia as a refugee, drowned in the UK. What happened to Shukri Abdi?

0 Visits: 585 | Wednesday July 10, 2019 - 17:55:13
Waagacusub.com- The death of the 12-year-old girl in a river near the UK city of Manchester leaves worrying unanswered questions, so the British Somali community is campaigning for a full investigation.

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Vehicle explosion in Hodan district, Mogadishu

0 Visits: 288 | Tuesday July 09, 2019 - 03:30:28
Waagacusub.com- FILE A vehicle Land cruiser has exploded in Sona K area of Hodan district in the capital Mogadishu on early Monday morning. Witnesses have confirmed the vehicle was crossing through a blocked security crossroads but later exploded after they were stopped by the security forces in near…

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Sudan and Eritrea discuss border resume

0 Visits: 379 | Tuesday July 09, 2019 - 03:26:08
Waagacusub.com- FILE Khartoum and Asmara discussed on Sunday practical measures to open the border between the two countries and ways to normalize and boost bilateral relations.

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From boomerangs to A-bombs? Australia debates nukes

0 Visits: 406 | Monday July 08, 2019 - 10:56:11
Waagacusub.com- Facing a wobbly ally in the United States and an increasingly bellicose China, Australia's military strategists are cautiously debating whether the country needs to consider developing its own nuclear deterrent. For a long time, the country's defence forces had relatively little…

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SOMALIA:A Silent Coup Against President Farmaajo by Saber Rattling PM Khaire.

0 Visits: 804 | Thursday July 04, 2019 - 04:40:51
An intelligence report issued on the 1st day of the 1st week of July 2019, warns that Hassan Khaire has bought 4000 strong Ahlu-Suna Wa Jamaa (ASWJ) militia, a group that fights Al-Shabaab terror group in Central Somalia. The group for over a decade has been funded and armed by the Ethiopian government.…

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Al-Shabaab waning as Kenya takes fight to their home bases

0 Visits: 439 | Tuesday June 25, 2019 - 15:51:00
Waagacusub.com- The ragtag Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militia remains a security threat, with active cells in Kenya's northeastern counties although its capacity to stage regular attacks has been diminished, the Nation can reveal. The organisation has in the past few weeks focused on targets in the…

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Opposition candidate wins in do-over of Istanbul's mayoral race, dealing setback to Erdogan's ruling party

0 Visits: 334 | Monday June 24, 2019 - 01:42:53
Waagacusub.com- An opposition party candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, won a second victory in the do-over race for Istanbul mayor, despite a determined effort by Turkey's powerful president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to keep the seat in the hands of the ruling party. The ruling party candidate, Binali Yildirim,…

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The Latest: Ethiopia spokesman says military chief killed

0 Visits: 370 | Sunday June 23, 2019 - 12:37:59
Waagacusub.com- The Latest on unrest in Ethiopia. (all times local): 11:30 a.m. A spokesman for Ethiopia's prime minister says the head of the country's military has been shot dead in the capital, Addis Ababa. Nigussu Tilahun told reporters Sunday that Gen. Seare Mekonnen was killed by his bodyguard…

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Defiant ex-Hiiraan governor says still in office

0 Visits: 596 | Thursday June 13, 2019 - 18:40:08
Waagacusub.com- Embattled former governor of Hiiraan region has claimed his is still in office and maintained he was not responsible for the killing of two senior police officers Tuesday.

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Tankers Attacked Again in Gulf of Oman, Raising Fears of Wider Conflict

0 Visits: 493 | Thursday June 13, 2019 - 18:35:23
Waagacusub.com- Two oil tankers came under attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, forcing their crews to abandon ship and setting at least one vessel ablaze, a month after four tankers were damaged in the same waterway, a vital thoroughfare for much of the world's oil products.

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Revealed: Kenya, Somalia tiff simmers amid 'offensive maps'

0 Visits: 807 | Sunday June 02, 2019 - 08:57:39
Waagacusub.com- A mere promise by Somalia to "revisit" the actions of an international company at the core of maritime dispute between Kenya and Somalia is at the centre of the diplomatic row between the two neighbours. According to minutes of a meeting on April 3, with Foreign Affairs Cabinet…

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Somali spy agent arrested at JKIA while transiting bulk cash to Ethiopia

0 Visits: 1505 | Thursday May 30, 2019 - 16:45:51
Waagacusub.com- Security agencies at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) have tonight arrested a secretariat of Somalia Intelligence boss Abdullahi Kulane alias (Jiis Marihan) who is also among the senior most Nisa officials. Sources confirmed to Mogadishu Online (MOL) that officials…

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Terrorising the victims of terror in Somalia. "One wonders what Somalis might have accomplished if they were not sandwiched between pernicious local terrorists, a failed elite, and the Western 'War on Terror'."

0 Visits: 1113 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:49:20
Somalis are victims of domestic terrorism, and the international community is compounding their misery by undermining their livelihoods as part of their own so-called 'War on Terror'.

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Ethiopia's foreign ministry lists 2 Somali regions under category of independent countries - A deliberate decision or another blunder?

0 Visits: 743 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:34:57
MOGADISHU – Just days after Ethiopia's ministry of foreign affairs apologized for an incorrect map it posted online that showed Somalia as a part of its country, its website is curiously listing two Somali regions under the category of independent countries where Addis Ababa has full diplomatic…

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Anger, shock over map showing Somalia as part of Ethiopia

0 Visits: 927 | Wednesday May 29, 2019 - 22:23:18
MOGADISHU – Somalis expressed anger, disbelief and shock over an incorrect Ethiopian map showing their country as a part of their arch-foe, calling it "an act of aggression" that lays bare Addis Ababa's "expansionist tendencies and colonialist mentality."

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Dispute over oil deposits raises Somalia-Kenya tension

0 Visits: 753 | Friday May 24, 2019 - 01:11:58
Waagacusub.com- The Somali government says it's not ready to take any action that could threaten its relationship with its neighbor Kenya. The announcement comes amidst simmering tensions over potential offshore oil deposits and an incident where Somali government officials and diplomats were denied…

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Suicide car bomb kills at least 6 in Somalia's capital

0 Visits: 632 | Thursday May 23, 2019 - 03:20:39
Waagacusub.com- Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least six people near the presidential palace in Somalia's capital on Wednesday, police said.

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