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Gold hero Mo and his bro

Raining champ ... Hassan, left, with Olympic hero Mo ARTHUR EDWARDS / THE SUN

Raining champ … Hassan, left, with Olympic hero Mo ARTHUR EDWARDS / THE SUN OLYMPIC hero Mo Farah is larking about with identical twin brother Hassan — and the way they behave no one would think they have lived apart for 21 years. They giggle at the same jokes, prod and poke each other — […]

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Mo Farah names his daughters Aisha and Amani

Olympic hero Mo Farah has shown off the newborn twins who inspired him to double gold-winning victory - and finally revealed their names.

Olympic hero Mo Farah has shown off the newborn twins who inspired him to double gold-winning victory – and finally revealed their names. LONDON — The long distance runner, who brought joy to the nation with his triumphs in the 5,000m and 10,000m finals, has called the pair Aisha and Amani. As he and wife […]

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Australia’s poor Olympic campaign costs taxpayers millions

What price medals?

SYDNEY — Australia’s performance at the London Olympics, its worst result in 20 years, has cost taxpayers $10.6 million for each medal won. The effort of Britain, the host and Australia’s arch-rival, which has easily eclipsed Australia’s effort in Sydney in 2000, cost significantly less at $7.5 million, the Herald has established. Britain is expected […]

Somaliland

SOMALILAND: President sends Independence Day greetings 52 years after British rule

From London's Public Record Office: Somaliland and British leaders agree to Somaliland independence

From the British Public Record Office, this historical picture shows Somaliland leaders and the colonial leaders in Hargeisa in 1960. From right: Ahmed Haji Duale Abdulle “Ahmed Kayse” (SNL/minister), Mohamed Haji Ibrahim Egal (first Prime Minister and leader of Somali National League – SNL) and Sir Douglas Hall (Governor of the Somaliland Protectorate). Haji Ibrahim […]

Somaliland

Doubts Grow Over Somaliland Elections

Hargeisa, 22 Jul 2009 (Somalilandpress) — Somaliland’s biggest donors have warned the country explicitly or implicitly that aid assistance for the election may be cut or ended unless there is a satisfactory outcome to the post-election crisis including the replacement of at least two members of the National Electoral Commission (NEC). The UK, the biggest […]