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Tensions between Germany’s Turks and Kurds boil over with Syria offensive

Tensions between Germany’s Turks and Kurds boil over with Syria offensive

Sunday October 20, 2019People with flags of the Kurdish YPG protest against the Turkish invasion in Kurdish territories in northern Syria in Hamburg, Germany on October 12, 2019. (Axel Heimken/dpa via AP)BERLIN (AFP) — Syrian Kurd Mohamed Zidik, 76, …

Somalia now seeking Turkey, Eritrea support

Somalia now seeking Turkey, Eritrea support

Sunday October 20, 2019Ugandan soldiers of Amisom patrol Merka, Southern Coastal Somalia, on September 19, 2019. Amison was supposed to train 30,000 Somali soldiers but has only managed to train 10,000. PHOTO | TINA SMOLE | AFP
Somalia is negotiating…

World’s longest nonstop flight touches down in Sydney 19 hours after departing from New York

World’s longest nonstop flight touches down in Sydney 19 hours after departing from New York

Sunday October 20, 2019Qantas Airlines completed a record-breaking commercial flight Sunday morning when one of its Boeing 787-9s landed in Sydney at 7:42 a.m. local time after a nonstop journey from New York. The total trip took 19 hours and 15 minut…

Kenya, Somalia Say Aid Will Keep Flowing Despite Border Dispute

Kenya, Somalia Say Aid Will Keep Flowing Despite Border Dispute

Sunday October 20, 2019
(Bloomberg) — The finance ministers of Kenya and Somalia insist that a maritime-border dispute between the two nations won’t stop the cross-border flow of humanitarian aid and trade.
The dispute about ownership of a 150,000 sq…

PM Abiy meets Afar, Somali leadership

PM Abiy meets Afar, Somali leadership

Sunday October 20, 2019By Dawit EndeshawDays after the recent killings of civilians in the Afar as well as in Somali Regional States, the federal government has finally broke its silence, whereby Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed (PhD) has met with the leaders…

Saudi Arabia bans livestock imports from Sudan and Djibouti over RVF fears

Saudi Arabia bans livestock imports from Sudan and Djibouti over RVF fears

Saturday October 19, 2019

JEDDAH: The Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture has announced a ban on importing livestock from Sudan and Djibouti.
The ministry said the ban is a response to the announcement of World Organization for Animal Heal…

IMF’s Georgieva says supports debt relief for Somalia

IMF’s Georgieva says supports debt relief for Somalia

Saturday October 19, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Saturday that she supports Somalia’s efforts to achieve debt relief through the global lender’s Highly Indebted Poor Countries…

U.S reinforces security at Baledogle after Shabaab attack

U.S reinforces security at Baledogle after Shabaab attack

Hiiraan Online Saturday October 19, 2019MOGADISHU (HOL) – The U.S is bolstering its security at its military base in Somalia following an attack by the militant group Al-Shabaab late last month.Ads By Google According to a story carried by the Indian …

HISTORICAL: Four Somali-Canadians to contest for Parliamentary seats in upcoming poll

HISTORICAL: Four Somali-Canadians to contest for Parliamentary seats in upcoming poll

Saturday October 19, 2019TORONTO (HOL) – Four Somali Canadians are running for Federal Parliamentary seats this week in Canada, a historical feat for the four who were once refugees.Ads By Google The 43rd Canadian General election slated for October …

Hillary Clinton: Russia ‘grooming’ Democratic candidate

Hillary Clinton: Russia ‘grooming’ Democratic candidate

Saturday October 19, 2019ZACH GIBSON/GETTY IMAGESFormer US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has said Russia is “grooming” a female Democrat in the 2020 White House race.
She said the Kremlin wanted the contender to run as a third-party candidate…