The Governor of Benadir region Mr. Omar Mohamud Mohamed (Omar Filish) met with the Turkish Ambassador to Somalia Amb. Mehmet Yilmaz.

The Governor of Banadir Region and the Mayor of Mogadishu Mr. Omar Mohamud Mohamed (Omar Filish) met with Turkish Ambassador to Somalia Amb. Mehmet Yilmaz. Mogadishu Mayor Omar Filish and Ambassador Mehmet Yilmaz Somali and Turkish businessmen discussed how to begin construction on the Al Jazeera road. The governor of Benadir region and the mayor […]

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Russia To Taliban To Regional Talks In Moscow On Oct. 20

Russia will invite the Taliban to international talks on Afghanistan scheduled for October 20 in Moscow, Kremlin envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov said on Thursday. In response to a question from Russian journalists on whether representatives of the hardline group would be invited to the negotiations involving China, India, Iran and Pakistan, Kabulov said: “Yes.” […]

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Jubbaland Cabinet meets on Security & Drought

The President of Jubbaland, Ahmed Mohamed Islam, today chaired a cabinet meeting to discuss the drought situation in parts of Jubbaland, security issues and other issues. First, the Ministry of Security reported on the security situation in Jubaland and the latest developments, including operations by various security forces. The Ministries of Livestock and Disaster Management […]

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Puntland holds meeting on preparations for parliamentary elections

Puntland Acting President and Vice President Ahmed Elmi Osman Karaash chaired a Cabinet meeting this week to discuss security, reports of a delegation of ministers visiting the Gardo and Karkar regions and the approval of the Puntland Tourism Law. After a lengthy debate, the House approved the Puntland Tourism Law by a majority vote, which […]

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Puntland says anyone who refuses to pay taxes is like Al-Shabaab

Puntland Minister of Finance Hassan Shire Abgal said school teachers were required to pay their taxes immediately. He said school principals in Puntland who refuse to pay the required taxes are like Al-Shabaab. Minister Hassan Abgal added that school principals also do not accept tax money when they are asked to create discord and let […]

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Behind A ‘Green Facade’, Modi Expands Coal Mining In Tribal Lands Of India

The Indian government’s push to increase coal production to 1 billion tons in response to power shortages has sparked a protest march by tribal villagers from forested areas for coal mining. But their voices are being drowned out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s green messages, obscuring India’s dark addiction to coal. Hundreds of tribal villagers […]

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Duterte’s Nemesis And Drug War Critic Leni Robredo To Run For Philippine Presidency

Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo, an archrival of President Rodrigo Duterte and a staunch critic of his deadly war on drugs, said Thursday that she will run for the top job, becoming the leading opposition candidate in a crowded electoral field. Robredo has been under pressure from supporters and opposition groups to join the 2022 […]

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