Saturday, October 21, 2017
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Boris Johnson Calls Mogadishu a ‘Thriving’ Capital

By Flavia Krause-Jackson Boris Johnson, the British foreign secretary best known for his diplomatic gaffes, committed another eyebrow-raising moment when trying to condemn a fatal bombing in Somalia. In doing so, in front of lawmakers in Parliament in London, he … Continued

Double standards: ‘Why aren’t we all with Somalia?’

Civilians evacuate from the scene of the explosion in KM4 street in the Hodan district of Mogadishu [Reuters] Almost 300 people were killed when a powerful bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, on Saturday. The attack marked the deadliest assault the country … Continued

Somalia: A broken state leads to hunger

By Sandra Petersmann Somalia has been in the grip of a civil war since 1991. The state has disintegrated, leaving powerful clans to fill the vacuum. With the government weak and dysfunctional, the country is on the verge of another … Continued

Mogadishu starts burying its dead

Mogadishu – Funerals have begun and the death toll is expected to rise as Somalia reels from the deadliest single attack it’s experienced to date. The government says 276 were killed in Saturday’s truck bombing in Mogadishu and about 300 … Continued

Turkish minister lands in Somalia to aid blast victims

Turkish aircraft loaded with humanitarian aid, medical emergency services staff also arrives in capital Mogadishu Turkish Health Minister Ahmet Demircan By Nour Geidi MOGADISHU, Somalia, Turkish Health Minister Ahmet Demircan arrived in capital Mogadishu on Monday morning to speed up Turkey’s … Continued

World reacts to ‘sickening’ Mogadishu bomb attack

World leaders from the United States, UK, Turkey, Canada and France strongly condemned the weekend truck bombing in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which left at least 276 people dead. Saturday’s explosion – the worst single explosion in the East African country’s history – occurred … Continued

Somalia Bombing Takes Ghastly Civilian Toll

By Laetitia Bader The horrific bombing in a crowded and bustling area in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday is a grim reminder of how deadly the country’s armed conflict remains for ordinary Somalis. A bomb-laden truck exploded at a busy … Continued