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James Swan says Somali leaders must take advantage of Ramadan for reconciliation and unity

Photo/Somali Times The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Somalia, James Swan, congratulates all Somalis on the start of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The UN envoy said the Somali people would benefit from unity, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation this month, and said he hoped Somali leaders would be guided by unity. The

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Farmajo becomes a warlord as there are no laws in Somalia since he put a two-year extension in office

Photo/Somali Times The Union of Candidates recently held a press conference in Mogadishu to discuss the latest developments in the country and the ongoing election crisis in the country. The Union of Candidates has made it clear that outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo is now recognized as a ‘faction leader’ sitting in the presidency. Former

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Will Nile dam negotiations end in peace or war?

Failure of talks raises concerns about possibility of military confrontation between Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia The latest round of negotiations in Kinshasa, Congo, between Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has failed to make a breakthrough on reaching an agreement, with the three countries trading accusations

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Iran blames Israel for sabotage at Natanz nuclear site

This satellite photo from Planet Labs Inc. shows Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Iran’s Natanz nuclear site suffered a problem Sunday, April 11, involving its electrical distribution grid just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges that more quickly enrich uranium, state TV reported. It was the latest incident to strike

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Three plans by the international community fails by President Farmajo

File Photo/Somali Times The international community have failed to take three steps to weaken President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo’s power and find an alternative solution, according to Somali officials. This is after the representatives of the international community in the hope to find a solution pass through self-selection outage, which is part of the zodiac, but

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United Nations, the European Union and IGAD says it will respect the sovereignty of Somalia

The United Nations, the European Union and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have stated in a statement that they will respect the sovereignty of Somalia. A joint statement issued by the United Nations, the European Union, IGAD and the African Union said it was important to respect Somalia’s territorial integrity. The statement comes as

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Myanmar: At least 701 killed during protests

The death toll in Myanmar rose to 701 from protests against a military coup and the arrest of elected government officials. A daily report by the Charity for Political Prisoners said there were new casualties from areas where security forces intervened with civilians. The report updated the casualty figure and said 3,012 people were detained.

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Electrical problem strikes Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility

This satellite photo from Planet Labs Inc. shows Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Iran’s Natanz nuclear site suffered a problem Sunday, April 11, involving its electrical distribution grid just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges that more quickly enrich uranium, state TV reported. It was the latest incident to strike

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UK’s Prince Philip honored with 41-gun salutes after death

Members of the 104th Regiment Royal Artillery fire a 41-round gun salute in the grounds of Cardiff Castle, to mark the death of Prince Philip, in Cardiff, Saturday, April 10, 2021. Britain’s Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role

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India has ‘concerns’ with US for maritime operation

Navy guided-missile destroyer conducted freedom of navigation operation near India’s Lakshadweep Islands earlier this week India conveyed “concerns” to the United States after the USS John Paul Jones Navy guided-missile destroyer conduced a freedom of navigation operation near India’s Lakshadweep Islands on April 7, according to a statement on Friday. “The USS John Paul Jones

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