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Manhunt for Snowden must be stopped

0 Visits: 1454 | Saturday July 06, 2013 - 09:40:40
Press release ARTICLE 19 is gravely concerned with the safety and future fate of Edward Snowden, former NSA contractor and whistleblower, who exp osed mass surveillance by the US and UK governments.

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African Union rapporteur leads campaign for East and Horn of Africa states to decriminalise defamation

0 Visits: 1335 | Saturday July 06, 2013 - 09:35:52
Press release ARTICLE 19 welcomes the new campaign for decriminalising defamation in East and Horn of Africa being led by the African Union's Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Commissioner Pansy Tlakula.

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Who Owns the Earth?

0 Visits: 2518 | Saturday July 06, 2013 - 08:44:33
By Noam Chomsky, Truthout | Op-Ed (This article is adapted from a commencement speech by Noam Chomsky on June 14, 2013, at the American University of Beirut. )

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Killings, kidnappings highlight Somalia’s dangers

0 Visits: 1266 | Saturday July 06, 2013 - 03:34:48
Washington,D.C(BNA):THE deadly assault by Islamists in Mogadishu last month, killing three Denel Mechem staff members, has highlighted the dangers of the United Nations (UN) humanitarian

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Bulgarian border police detain 29 illegal immigrants

0 Visits: 1172 | Monday July 01, 2013 - 09:44:03
Focus News Sunday, June 30, 2013 The Bulgarian border police have detained 29 illegal immigrants in the past 24 hours for attempting to cross the country's border, announced the press center of the Interior Ministry.

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The EU and Somalia announce "The 5ew Deal for Somalia Conference" 16th September 2013

0 Visits: 1307 | Monday July 01, 2013 - 08:13:36
The EU and Somalia announce "The 5ew Deal for Somalia Conference" 16th September 2013

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Nuclear Talks With Iran End Without Accord or Plans for Another Round

0 Visits: 1319 | Sunday April 07, 2013 - 05:41:09
MN(BTLL)– Negotiations over Iran's disputed nuclear program broke off Saturday with scant signs of progress, much less an agreement on tighter controls demanded by six world powers in exchange for some easing of sanctions that have a stranglehold on the Iranian economy.

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Somaliland: UCID Concurs on the Needless Participation in the May London Somalia conference

0 Visits: 2931 | Sunday March 17, 2013 - 10:02:54
By: Yusuf M Hasan OSLO (Somalilandsun) — The leader of the opposition party of UCID Eng. Feisal Ali Warabe is soliciting and garnering support for the non-participation of

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Somaliland to Mogadishu Travel Ban Receives Criticism from Human Rights Groups

0 Visits: 2098 | Saturday March 09, 2013 - 16:02:59
Hargeysa(BTLLE):Since the introduction of the ban, there have been several high profile arrests of those attempting to travel to Mogadishu, including that of Rabi Yusuf Abdullah in February. The official has been in jail for the past three weeks

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Somaliland-Somalia Rapprochement Suffers Major Setback

0 Visits: 2846 | Saturday March 09, 2013 - 15:58:57
London(BTLLE):Somalilandsun - In a letter dated on February 26, 2013, the Prime Minister of Somalia, Abdi Farah Shirdon, requested US Secretary of State, John Kerry, to " use your good offices to obtain immunity for Mohamed Ali Samatar, the former Prime Minister of Somalia, from 1987-1990,

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UPDF explains success in SomaliaPublish Date: Mar 09, 2013

0 Visits: 1557 | Saturday March 09, 2013 - 14:30:41
London(BTLLE):The UPDF has succeeded in defeating Al-shabaab terrorists in Somalia largely because of the ability of the Ugandan troops to win the hearts of the Somali civilian population, former UPDF contingent commander Brig. Paul Lokech has said.

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Somalia celebrates International Women's Day

0 Visits: 1455 | Saturday March 09, 2013 - 14:18:51
LONDON(btlle):Somalis marked International Women's Day on Friday (March 8th) with calls to end violence against women, UN-funded Radio Bar-Kulan reported.

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Bin Laden Spokesman Abu Ghaith Due In Court

0 Visits: 1641 | Friday March 08, 2013 - 09:33:42
Osama bin Laden's former spokesman and son-in-law has been captured and charged with conspiring to kill Americans and is hours away from appearing at a court in New York.

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U.S. government resumes deportations to Somalia So far, ICE has sent away 24 people

0 Visits: 1563 | Thursday March 07, 2013 - 11:53:17
ST. PAUL – As Somalia begins to stabilize, there is a downside for a small number of Somalis who have run afoul of the U.S. immigration system.

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U.N. partially lifts arms embargo on Somalia for a year

0 Visits: 1706 | Wednesday March 06, 2013 - 23:09:45
(Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council agreed on Wednesday to partially lift a decades-old arms embargo on Somalia for one year, allowing the government in Mogadishu to buy light weapons to strengthen its security forces to fight al Qaeda-linked Islamists.

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Kerry Announces $250 Million in U.S. Aid for Egypt

0 Visits: 0 | Wednesday March 06, 2013 - 03:15:24

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Vice President Hosts Somalia Delegation to Sierra Leone By Alimatu Fofanah Mar 5, 2013, 17:10

0 Visits: 1274 | Tuesday March 05, 2013 - 20:48:15
Vice President, Chief Alhaji Samuel Sam Sumana has welcomed a six-man delegation from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Somalia Police Force to Sierra Leone. Welcoming the delegation, VP Sam Sumana said he and President Koroma were very proud of their country being chosen as a case…

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Rights group urges U.N. not to lift Somalia arms embargo

0 Visits: 1244 | Tuesday March 05, 2013 - 06:22:29
(Reuters) - The human rights group Amnesty International warned the U.N. Security Council on Monday not to lift the 21-year-old arms embargo in place for Somalia as called for by a draft resolution, describing the idea as premature.

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Somalia: Japan Donates U.S.$4 Million for Anti-Mining Operations

0 Visits: 978 | Monday March 04, 2013 - 18:11:57
London(BTLLE):The Japanese government has donated $4 million to support the Voluntary Trust Fund for Assistance in Mine Action in Somalia in 2013, the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) announced Friday (March 1st).

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