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Somalia PM calls for meeting to end election deadlock

Somalia PM Mohamed Hussein Roble has invited the leaders of federal member states for a meeting to end the elections deadlock after parliament cancelled its move to extend the presidential term.The consultative meeting has been scheduled for 20 May.Puntland...

Somalia executes 2 child rapists by firing squad

A firing squad has executed two men in north-eastern Somalia for raping and killing 12-year-old girl, Aisha Ilyaas Aden.Aisha was abducted by two men in February, 2019, she was later gang raped and killed near her home by her...

Land dispute between 2 Somali regions claims dozens

Fighting between Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region and breakaway Somaliland has killed dozens of soldiers, according to a witness and a military commander who spoke of a “hellish” outbreak of violence. The clashes on Thursday morning appeared to be a resumption...

Somalia security forces nab 14 al-Shabaab fighters

Security forces from Somalia's regional state of Puntland on Tuesday arrested 14 Al-Shabaab militants including two women in an operation conducted near Garowe town, the administrative capital. Police Commissioner for Nugal region Abdirashid Mohamud told reporters the suspects were arrested...

Suspected al Shabaab gunmen shot and killed 4 guard in a hotel in Somali’s Puntland

Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday, killing four guards, a senior official and an Islamic State agency said. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack in Bosasso, according to its news agency Amaq....
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ICC hands fmr Ugandan child soldier 25 years for war crime

The International Criminal Court sentenced Ugandan former child soldier Dominic Ongwen,  who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25...
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