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U.S. and Djibouti host Gulf of Aden Counterterrorism Forum

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United States Ambassador Geeta Pasi, pictured, is leading the U.S.

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Kenya soldiers to relocate and pacify new areas in South Somalia

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NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyan soldiers operating in Southern Somalia are set to relocate to other areas experiencing insecurity to allow other forces from Sierra Leone and Djibouti to occupy their positions in the port city of Kismayo.

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Somali man failed to mention terrorist ties

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SAN ANTONIO — When Somalia native Abdinassir Mohamud Ibrahim requested asylum to the United States, authorities said he didn't bother to mention his relation to two men with reported ties to terrorist groups — one of whom was killed in a 2008 U.S. air strike.

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About 860,000 need food assistance in Somalia: experts

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NAIROBI, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- Some 860,000 people require urgent humanitarian assistance in Somalia between now and June, with 51, 000 children facing increased risk of death, food security experts said in a joint analysis released on Tuesday.

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Aid for Somali students divides parents

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Suban Abdullahi has taken on an unusual charge: She is fighting the Toronto District School Board so her children do not receive any special treatment.

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Somali premier meets with security officials in Mogadishu

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Mogadishu:-Prime minister of the Somali Federal Government, H.E. Cabdiweli Sheekh Axmed, has today on Tuesday had a very significant meeting with ministers of National Security, Interior and Mogadishu mayor with district commissioners in Benadir region.

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Grappling with the new epicentre of piracy

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The recent incident of disappearance of a cargo ship called Kerala, laden with oil, off the coast of Angola appears to be a clear extension of the scourge that was once confined to the Gulf of Guinea and the waters around the Nigerian Delta. It is a different brand of crime than that which plagued the…

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Somaliland blessed by dodging aid 'curse': minister

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The breakaway territory of Somaliland cannot access foreign aid because it has not yet been recognized internationally as a state, and that suits it just fine.

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