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Ellison Leads Opposition to Entitlement Cuts in Sequester Deal

0 Visits: 1140 | Wednesday February 20, 2013 - 19:57:48
Patch.com Wednesday, February 20, 2013 The Fifth District congressman also departed for a visit to Somalia and proposed a solution to the Asian Carp invasion.

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Launching Africa’s Information Highway

0 Visits: 979 | Monday February 18, 2013 - 22:19:28
The African Development Bank Embarks on an Ambitious Program to Revolutionize Data Management and Dissemination in Africa

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Alberta woman taken hostage in Somalia speaks out about sex abuse Read more: http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/alberta-woman-taken-hostage-in-somalia-speaks-out-about-sex-abuse-1.1159402#ixzz2L4Qrda00

0 Visits: 1848 | Saturday February 16, 2013 - 17:03:49
Gwen Dambrofsky, The Canadian Press Published Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 7:44AM EST CALGARY -- As she was driving to a rally to raise awareness about violence against women, Amanda Lindhout started to have doubts about her plan to speak publicly for the first time about how she had been raped and tortured…

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Two High Risk Venues, With Big Potential Payouts: Somaliland and Lebanon

0 Visits: 1614 | Saturday February 16, 2013 - 14:15:39
Washington,D.C(BTLLE):Somaliland enjoys a certain amount of strategic advantage. It has a long coastline and deep sea ports, and could eventually serve as a major energy hub for East Africa. Foreign oil companies are already on to this and exploration is beginning in earnest.

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Somalia opposes Sh870m funding for Kenya navy

0 Visits: 959 | Saturday February 16, 2013 - 14:10:23
President Kibaki inspects a guard of honour mounted by the Kenya Navy during a past Jamhuru Day event. A high-ranking Somali official told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that her government does not want the African Union military mission in Somalia (Amisom) to be given a maritime component.

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Eritrea: Fear and Silence Cannot Continue Forever!

0 Visits: 1102 | Saturday February 16, 2013 - 14:06:17
Paulos Natnael Fear and Silence Cannot Continue Forever! Revolutions, by definition, are unpredictable. As one academic put it "no revolution has ever followed a script." The recent event that took place in Eritrea, in Asmera to be specific, may have failed for lack of better

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Security Council reviews United Nations presence in Somalia - Sabahi

0 Visits: 895 | Saturday February 16, 2013 - 13:34:08
Nairobi(BTLLE):The UN Security Council announced on Thursday (February 14th) that it is planning to establish a revised UN presence in Somalia to provide enhanced peace building and humanitarian support.

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Somalia: Displaced Somalis Report High Risk of Vulnerability

0 Visits: 862 | Saturday February 16, 2013 - 13:28:38
Nairobi(BTTLE):Somalis in refugee camps in Somalia and Ethiopia lack adequate security, food and healthcare, international relief agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said in a report released Wednesday (February 13th).

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Meteor fireball sparks alarm and awe in Russia's Chelyabinsk region

0 Visits: 965 | Friday February 15, 2013 - 11:51:35
A huge fireball fell from the skies over Russia's Chelyabinsk region early Friday, resulting in a spate of dramatic eyewitness videos and reports of a powerful blast.

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The three enemies of Somalia: Clan, Kat and Fanaticism

0 Visits: 0 | Thursday February 14, 2013 - 17:04:48

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Irish troops could be training in Mogadishu within months

0 Visits: 922 | Thursday February 14, 2013 - 03:25:05
Nairobi,Kenya(BTLLE):Irish troops could be training Somalian armed forces in Mogadishu within months, it emerged today.

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GROUP: SOMALI JOURNALIST DETAINED WITHOUT TRIAL

0 Visits: 904 | Tuesday February 12, 2013 - 21:14:30
Muqdisho(BTLLE):A Somali journalist is being detained without charge in Somalia for speaking out against the imprisonment of a fellow reporter, said an international human rights group.

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PETITION: Somaliland Civil Soceity and Prodemocratic Movments' Petition to UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

0 Visits: 2545 | Tuesday February 12, 2013 - 14:27:55
London(BTLLE):Democratically elected government led H.E Ahmed Mohamed Mohomoud 'Siilaanyo' is the only one that represents the interests and wishes of the people of Somaliland.

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Pope Benedict to become first pontiff in 600 years to resign

0 Visits: 1024 | Monday February 11, 2013 - 18:38:16
Washington(BTLLE):In a sudden announcement that caught Catholics around the world off guard, Pope Benedict XVI said he will resign at the end of February, becoming the first pontiff to step down in nearly 600 years.

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Somalia: veterinary help for 43,000 livestock herders in the north

0 Visits: 6532 | Monday February 11, 2013 - 14:26:35
Nairobi/Geneva (BTLLE) — The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), working with the Somali livestock and animal husbandry authorities, has just completed a major animal-health campaign in the north of Somalia.

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'No Longer a Mere Person': Malawi Leader to Get New Portraits

0 Visits: 912 | Monday February 11, 2013 - 13:40:38
Washington,D.C(BTLLE):Malawi is to reprint thousands of presidential portraits to add "Doctor" to Joyce Banda's name, the government said Friday, raising eyebrows amid a tough austerity drive.

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Pakistan Taliban 'Ban Vulgar Films, Viagra'

0 Visits: 2525 | Monday February 11, 2013 - 13:36:36
Washington,D.C(BTLLE):The Pakistani Taliban have warned shopkeepers in a popular market to stop selling "obscene films" and Viagra-style male potency pills.

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Neutral in a Harsh World: The History of The ICRC

0 Visits: 1012 | Monday February 11, 2013 - 13:33:58
Washington,D.C(BTLLE):Founded to care for victims of war, the International Committee of the Red Cross has faced a tough task, sometimes been found wanting, but has always known how to adapt to shifting challenges.

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Suicide Bomber Kills Four in Central Somalia

0 Visits: 1151 | Monday February 11, 2013 - 12:42:45
Mogadishu(BTLLE):At least four people were killed Monday when a suicide bomber blew himself up in his car in an attack

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