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Report on the fact-finding mission to Somalia published

0 Visits: 111 | Friday October 26, 2018 - 18:58:11
Waagacusub.com- Two researchers from the Country Information Service of the Finnish Immigration Service visited Mogadishu, Somalia on a fact-finding mission in January. The purpose of this fact-finding mission was to gather current information about the security situation and general conditions in the…

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Special Report: How Republicans are using immigration to scare voters to the polls

0 Visits: 106 | Friday October 26, 2018 - 13:55:37
Waagacusub.com- The commercial opens with an appeal to fear: a hoodie-wearing man prowling an alley, knife in hand. His face remains hidden but the ad makes it clear: He's an illegal immigrant. "We need tough immigration enforcement to keep dangerous criminals out," says the ad by a national…

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Qatar may benefit from Khashoggi fallout: analysts

0 Visits: 164 | Friday October 26, 2018 - 12:30:41
Waagacusub.com- The murder of Jamal Khashoggi may put Saudi Arabia and its allies in a position to compromise with Doha, analysts say. Global diplomatic fallout from the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate may help Qatar in its political standoff with Riyadh,…

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UN Investigating Whether Iran Supplied Weapons Seized By U.S. Navy Near Yemen

0 Visits: 120 | Friday October 26, 2018 - 12:26:26
Waagacusub.com- UN inspectors are examining more than 2,500 AK-47 rifles and other guns seized by the crew of a U.S. destroyer off the coast of Yemen to determine whether the weapons originated in Iran or Somalia.

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Ethiopia's parliament approves Sahle-Work Zewde as president

0 Visits: 218 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 18:11:34
Waagacusub.com- Ethiopia's parliament approved Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's new president, the first woman to hold the post.

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5 facts about Somali diaspora

0 Visits: 340 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 18:05:59
Waagacusub.com- 1. Between 1990 and 2015, the total number of people born in Somalia but living outside the country more than doubled, from about 850,000 to 2 million. The share of Somali migrants abroad grew 136 per cent between 1990 and 2015, according to United Nations estimates.

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CIA chief heard recording of Khashoggi killing during Turkey visit: two sources

0 Visits: 428 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 15:25:38
Waagacusub.com- CIA director Gina Haspel heard an audio recording of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during her visit to Turkey this week, two sources told Reuters on Thursday, the first indication Ankara has shared its key

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Investigators convinced ISIS operating in Durban

0 Visits: 167 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 15:04:39
Waagacusub.com- DURBAN - Investigators in Durban are convinced the international extremist group ISIS could be operating in the city. A house in Reservoir Hills is alleged to be used as a training facility for terrorists. Eleven men have been arrested and accused of planting explosives in the city.…

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The Alberta Somali Community Centre says nearly half of their 49 clients have not re-offended

0 Visits: 212 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 14:22:17
Waagacusub.com- Ayan Omar's eyes fill with tears as she discusses the possible closure of an Edmonton program that has given her son a second chance after eight months in jail. Since 2014, the Step Up program has supported dozens of young incarcerated men and their families during their sentence…

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Somali security forces arrest Al-Shabaab IED expert

0 Visits: 156 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 01:17:24
Waagacusub.com- Somali security forces on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of an Al-Shabaab militant, believed to be a bomb expert, in an operation conducted in the outskirt of Somali capital, Mogadishu. The National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) said the Al-Shabaab operative was nabbed in covert…

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Ethiopia to appoint new president on Thursday: state media

0 Visits: 112 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 01:13:53
Waagacusub.com- Ethiopia's parliament will on Thursday appoint a new president, to replace Mulatu Teshome, according to state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting (FanBC).

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Senior militant 'killed in army ambush' in southwestern Somalia

0 Visits: 109 | Thursday October 25, 2018 - 01:05:01
Waagacusub.com- A senior military commander with the Al-Qaeda linked al-Shabab group has been killed in an ambush in southwestern Somalia, Somali army said Wednesday. Moalim Dirow who is believed to be an influential al-Shabab commander died along with his three bodyguards who were travelling with him…

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Conor McGregor & Khabib Nurmagomedov's bans extended after brawl following UFC fight

0 Visits: 251 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 22:19:14
Waagacusub.com- The bans issued to Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov have been extended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission until an investigation into the brawl that followed their UFC lightweight world title fight is completed.

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Germany urges other EU states to also stop arms exports to Saudi Arabia

0 Visits: 133 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 21:13:41
Waagacusub.com- Germany wants other European Union member states to follow its example in stopping arms exports to Saudi Arabia as long as uncertainty remains over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Monday.

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Lamu boat operators want more floating petrol stations

0 Visits: 164 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 16:36:48
Waagacusub.com- Boat operators in Lamu County have called for the establishment of more floating petrol stations to prevent cases of vessels running out of fuel in the middle of the ocean.

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KDF will only leave Somalia after Shabaab defeat

0 Visits: 163 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 14:19:20
Waagacusub.com- Mr Kenyatta urged the military to continue cooperating with other security agencies in times of disasters and emergencies. He said the country appreciates the commitment of the soldiers in promoting peace initiatives.

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Officials: Deputy Chief of IS-Linked Group in Somalia Killed

0 Visits: 164 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 01:26:04
Waagacusub.com- Somali intelligence officials say the deputy leader of an Islamic State-affiliated extremist group based in northern Somalia has been killed in the capital.

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Oil slumps 5 percent as global equities tumble, Saudi supply assurances

0 Visits: 166 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 01:15:09
Waagacusub.com- Oil prices plunged about 5 percent on Tuesday to two-month lows as a sell-off in global equity markets raised worries about demand growth and after Saudi Arabia said it could supply more crude quickly if needed, easing concerns ahead of U.S. sanctions on Iran.

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Publicity, transport, food: migrants flock to more caravans after Trump broadsides

0 Visits: 177 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 01:08:03
Waagacusub.com- TAPACHULA, Mexico (Reuters) - For years, an annual caravan of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico to the U.S. border received modest publicity until President Donald Trump condemned it in April, pitching the procession into the glare of the world's media - and into…

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Officials: Deputy chief of ISIS-linked group in Somalia killed

0 Visits: 155 | Wednesday October 24, 2018 - 00:52:38
Waagacusub.com- Somali intelligence officials say the deputy leader of an Islamic State-affiliated extremist group based in northern Somalia has been killed in the capital.

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