Turkish ambassador meets Governor of Banadir Region Omar Filish

The Governor of Benadir Region and Mayor of Mogadishu Mr. Omar Mohamud Mohamed (Omar Filish) met with the Turkish Ambassador to Somalia Amb. Mehmet Yilmaz The meeting was held at the Turkish Embassy in Mogadishu. Mogadishu Mayor Omar Filish and Ambassador Mehmet Yilmaz discussed strengthening ties between the Turkish Embassy and the Mogadishu Municipality and […]

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Union Council of Candidates Meets Today in Mogadishu

Former President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has resigned from his post as chairman of the Union of Presidential Candidates for the presidency of Somalia. However, the issues discussed at the meeting were not disclosed and no information was released. However, Abdirahman Abdishakur Warsame, a member of the Union of Candidates, posted a short statement on his […]

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Prime Minister Roble meets with his Qatari counterpart

The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Qatar Mohamed Hussein Roble has arrived in Doha, Qatar on an official visit. The meeting discussed strengthening relations between the two countries and increasing Qatar’s development projects in Somalia. The Prime Minister is also expected to meet with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to […]

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Farmajo meets with Ethiopian PM

Incumbent President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo in Addis Ababa met with re-elected Ethiopian Prime Minister Abi Ahmed. The meeting discussed the situation in the Horn of Africa region and bilateral relations between the two countries based on good neighborliness, mutual respect and intensification of the fight against Al-Shabaab. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abi Ahmed thanked President Mohamed […]

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Solar Panels Help French Winemakers Protect Grape Varieties From Climate Change

A solar panel roof protects Pierre Escudie as he inspects the last thick grapes to be harvested from his vineyard in southwestern France, after a year of heavy frosts and scorching heat that damaged many of his neighbors’ crops. Solar panels insulate grapes during periods of extreme cold and protect them from the strong rays […]

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Activists Call For A Boycott Of The Upcoming Iraq Elections Due To Corruption And Militia Violence

Calls for a boycott of Iraq’s legislative elections have taken off on social media, with activists sharing images of themselves hitting campaign posters with shoes or putting up stickers that read “No, I will not vote.” Turnout is expected to be a record low on Election Day, Oct. 10. The activists cite entrenched corruption and […]

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Macron Wants To ‘Calm Down’ In France-Algeria Relations After Visa Dispute

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that he hoped relations with Algeria could be pacified after a dispute over visas and critical comments from Paris towards Algiers. “My wish is to calm down because I think it is better to speak up and move forward,” Macron told France Inter broadcaster, adding that his relations […]

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Farmajo attends Abiy Ahmed’s inauguration

The outgoing President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo and a delegation led by him attended the inauguration ceremony of the new Government of Ethiopia and congratulated the people, the Prime Minister and the new Government of Ethiopia on the successful elections in their country. Speaking at the Inauguration Ceremony, the President highlighted the importance of Regional Countries […]

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US Blinken Lands In Paris To Mend Relations After Submarine Dispute

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will hold potentially sensitive talks in Paris on Tuesday to fix ties with France, which is still angry about the cancellation of a submarine contract. President Emmanuel Macron was furious last month when Australia scrapped a multi-million dollar deal for French submarines, saying it would seek American nuclear versions. […]

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