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FAO Warns Locust Swarms Spreading Beyond Horn of Africa

NAIROBI - The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization has warned that an outbreak of locusts in the Horn of Africa may soon spread to other countries.

In a joi…

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Security Council Committee on Somalia Meets with Expert Panel

On 17 January 2020, the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolution 751 (1992) concerning Somalia held its first informal consultations of the yea…

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France: Seven men detained over plans for terror attack

Paris(SONNA)- Security forces detained seven men Monday who were believed to be planning a terrorist attack in France.

According to French media, the sus…

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Senior al-Shabab Foreign Fighter Defects in Somalia

One of the most senior foreign fighters with Somali militant group al-Shabab says he has defected and is now in Mogadishu with the Somali government.


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Six Somali Soldiers Killed in Al-Shabab Attacks

Six Somali government soldiers and 19 militants were killed when Islamist group al-Shabab attacked two bases before dawn Friday, according to officials …

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Somalian Tourism Champion receives continental award in Kigali+pict

Mogadishu(SONNA) Yasir Mohamed Baffo a prominent young personality in the field of tourism in Somalia, recently today he was in Rwanda for a special visit …

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan deadlocked over giant Nile dam, look to Washington talks

ADDIS ABABA(SONNA)- Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan remained deadlocked after two days of talks in their disputes over a giant hydropower dam on the Nile though …

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Iran says it ‘unintentionally’ shot down Ukrainian jetliner

TEHRAN(SONNA)- Iran announced Saturday that its military unintentionally shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all …

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Iran Tensions May Prompt S. Korea to Rethink US-led Patrols

SEOUL - The escalating U.S.-Iran conflict is complicating South Korea's possible participation in a U.S.-led maritime coalition to protect internatio…

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Desert Locust Bulletin 495 (6 January 2020)

The worst situation in 25 years

The current situation remains extremely serious in the Horn of Africa where, despite control operations, an increasing nu…