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Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters)
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, December 15th, 2012
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20 children among dead in Connecticut school massacre

Young children wait outside Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Michelle McLoughlin/Reuters) 27 killed, including gunman, at school; 1 other adult found dead at 2nd crime scene A heavily armed man opened fire inside More...

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman visits Mogadishu
By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman’s Travel to Somalia

On November 4, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman visited Mogadishu, Somalia to meet with Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mahamud, Speaker of the Federal Parliament Mohammed Osman Jawari, More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, August 6th, 2012
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South China Sea: Beijing attacks US ‘trouble-making’

HONG KONG — Chinese state media have hit out at US “trouble-making” on the South China Sea, two days after Beijing summoned a US diplomat on the issue. One commentary told the US to “shut More...

Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith in New Delhi - TopNews photo
By Hassan Ali On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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New cold-war brewing between US and China – Australian academia

Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith in New Delhi – (Photo/TopNews) CANBERRA — An arms race between the United States and China – reminiscent of the former Soviet Union Cold War – has More...

Ye Shiwen waves after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in the women's 400m Individual Medley during the Swimming competition held at the Aquatics Center during the London 2012 Olympic Games in London, England, 28 July 2012. EPA/HANNIBAL Picture: Epa Source: AP
By Hassan Ali On Monday, July 30th, 2012
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LONDON 2012: US coach expresses concern over Ye Shiwen’s gold collections

Ye Shiwen waves after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in the women’s 400m Individual Medley during the Swimming competition held at the Aquatics Center during the London 2012 Olympic More...

The U.S. Geographical Survey has now mapped some 70 percent of Afghanistan's mineral wealth.
By Sahra Farah On Saturday, July 21st, 2012
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Afghanistan becomes first country to map its mineral deposits

The U.S. Geographical Survey has now mapped some 70 percent of Afghanistan’s mineral wealth. KABUL — Afghanistan has become the first country in the world to have its surface minerals mapped from the More...

Scott Gration was formerly the US special envoy to Sudan (AFP/File, Ashraf Shazly)
By goth Mohamed On Saturday, June 30th, 2012
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KENYA: US ambassador to Kenya resigns citing differences with Washington

Scott Gration was formerly the US special envoy to Sudan (AFP/File, Ashraf Shazly). NAIROBI — President Barack Obama’s ambassador to Kenya announced his resignation on Friday ahead of the publication More...

File photo of Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Amolo Odinga, on March 8, 2012 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels.
By Hassan Ali On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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SOMALIA: Kenya seeks U.S. and NATO aid against al Shabaab

File photo of Prime Minister of Kenya, Raila Amolo Odinga, on March 8, 2012 at the EU Headquarters in Brussels (CNN). NAIROBI — Kenya’s prime minister has put a deadline on capturing a key military More...

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By goth Mohamed On Monday, June 11th, 2012
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U.S. Threatens Somali Officials With Sanctions

WASHINGTON — On Sunday, the United States threatened to sanction any Somalis who hinder a planned political transition. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Johnnie Carson, who is the senior most More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, June 10th, 2012
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BREAKING NEWS: US official, Johnnie Carson arrives in Mogadishu

Seen here: Johnnie Carson, the assistant secretary of state for African affairs meets Somaliland’s former foreign minister in Washington DC in 2010 MOGADISHU — he highest ranking U.S. official to visit More...

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By goth Mohamed On Thursday, June 7th, 2012
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US offers $33 million in bounties for Somali Islamists

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will offer up to $33 million in rewards for information about top members of an Islamist extremist group in Somalia linked to al-Qaida, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The More...

Fowziyo Jama will graduate from Casco Bay High School on Thursday night. Jama, who intends to study cardiology at Emory University in Georgia, developed a documentary taking a critical look at tribal conflicts in her native Somalia for a senior project.
By Hassan Ali On Thursday, June 7th, 2012
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High School student takes stand against tribal violence in native Somalia

Fowziyo Jama will graduate from Casco Bay High School on Thursday night. Jama, who intends to study cardiology at Emory University in Georgia, developed a documentary taking a critical look at tribal conflicts in More...

This image - which cannot be independently verified - is believed to show the bodies of children in Houla awaiting burial
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 26th, 2012
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Syria massacre in Houla condemned as outrage grows

This image – which cannot be independently verified – is believed to show the bodies of children in Houla awaiting burial DUBAI — Western nations are pressing for a response to the massacre in More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Monday, May 14th, 2012
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IOM warns Somalis against migration lottery scam

NAIROBI — The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is advising the Somali public to ignore migration scammers following recent complaints about random request for money. IOM office in Nairobi said More...

Russia Is Massing Troops On Iran's Northern Border And Waiting For A Western Attack (AP)
By Qalinle Hussein On Saturday, May 12th, 2012
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Russia builds up troops on Iran border as West plans its invasion

WASHINGTON -– The Russian military anticipates that an attack will occur on Iran by the summer and has developed an action plan to move Russian troops through neighboring Georgia to stage in Armenia, which borders More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
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Donald Rumsfeld Congratulates Somaliland on its Independence Day

CHICAGO — A delegation of Somaliland Community leaders of Chicago including Samir Bare Awgab and Awale Warfa Nur met with the former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld this week in the Illinois city More...

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By Sahra Farah On Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
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20 Years After Secession, Somaliland Still Seeks Recognition

HARGEISA — The U.S. Representative of the de facto country of Somaliland says it is about time for the international community to officially recognize Somaliland as a country. This comes as Somaliland this More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, April 1st, 2011
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Beyond The Failed State: Time To Recognise Somaliland

While the attention of the World continues to focus on North Africa and the Middle East, other conflict stricken countries fall ever further down the news agenda. In the case of Somalia – essentially a failed More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, July 7th, 2010
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United States praises Somaliland for conducting real democracy

HARGEISA (Somalilandpress) — With international observers describing last week’s presidential elections in Somaliland as “free and fair”, the United States government on Wednesday praised the break away More...

By SomalilandPress On Monday, June 28th, 2010
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U.S. court indicts Israeli suspected of arms trade with Somaliland

BURAO (Somalilandpress) — Florida prosecutors suspect Hanoch Miller attempted to bypass a UN resolution and U.S. law, both of which have an embargo on weapons trade with Somalia. A United States court last More...