Tag archive for ‘London’
Signing of Ankara Comminque
By MGoth On Saturday, May 11th, 2013
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Somaliland:Mixed Signals on the Future of Somaliland/Somalia Talks

By M A EGGE Sirens that are being sounded do not augor well for the future of SL/Somalia relations. Given the manner of Somali president’s vow in his speech that he swore to defend what he termed as the “Three More...

A panel discussion held in Bethnal Green as part of Somali Week
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012
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Somali festival celebrates East London and African ties

East London celebrated its ties with Somalia with a week-long festival of Somali arts and culture put on as part of Black History Month in October. The festival attracted high-profile Somalians including author More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012
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Somaliland to drill oil by 2014

The break-away territory of Somaliland sees drilling for oil as possible by 2014 as three companies start exploration activities, the country’s mining and energy minister said on Tuesday. Hussein Abdi Dualeh More...

Being his country’s only participant in the Paralympics Hassan was determined to complete the race. Photo: Julian Finney/GETTY
By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, September 2nd, 2012
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Paralympics 2012: Champion’s ovation for straggler Houssein Omar Hassan

LONDON — The roar as he completed the race was deafening. Almost everyone in the 80,000-seat Olympic Stadium was on their feet cheering their man home. These were not cheers for a winner but simply for the More...

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By goth Mohamed On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012
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Somalia: Al-Shabaab in the mafrishes?

BY LIBAN OBSIYE I was thoroughly disappointed. I had gone to a mafrish with a friend and had not met one, not even one, Al Shabaab recruiter. Perhaps they were there staring at me with their red blood shot eyes More...

Ye Shiwen waves after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in the women's 400m Individual Medley during the Swimming competition held at the Aquatics Center during the London 2012 Olympic Games in London, England, 28 July 2012. EPA/HANNIBAL Picture: Epa Source: AP
By Hassan Ali On Monday, July 30th, 2012
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LONDON 2012: US coach expresses concern over Ye Shiwen’s gold collections

Ye Shiwen waves after winning the gold medal and setting a new world record in the women’s 400m Individual Medley during the Swimming competition held at the Aquatics Center during the London 2012 Olympic More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Sunday, July 22nd, 2012
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Ethiopian woman escapes captivity from Kuwaiti boss in Australia

The Yarra River in Melbourne, Australia MELBOURNE — An Ethiopian woman told Melbourne police she escaped abuse Wednesday evening after officers found her at Melbourne First Baptist church on Dairy Road. According More...

Farah launches foundation to help Somalia famine victims
By Liban On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
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Farah — carrying Britain’s hopes

LONDON — Last month when Mo Farah, a British athlete of Somali origin, won the European 5,000m crown, he became the first man in history to successfully defend it. The victory, coming just before the London More...

Somaliland and Somalia negotiation teams in Chevening House in Kent, UK
By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Somaliland and Somalia agree to hold more talks, security, aid, transition

Somaliland and Somalia negotiation teams in Chevening House in Kent, UK (Photo: HOL). LONDON — The first formal discussions between feuding neighbours Somaliland and Somalia concluded on Thursday, with the More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Little progress in Somaliland and Somalia talks

LONDON — A tense first day formal discussions between feuding neighbours Somaliland and Somalia in a secret location near London has run into rough weather on Wednesday. According to sources in London issues More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
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Somalia names team for talks with Somaliland

MOGADISHU — The transitional federal government of Somalia has officially announced its negotiation team for the upcoming talks with Somaliland. The first round of direct talks between the two sides are due More...

Dr Omar shows Omar Ahmed who is the boss
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, May 25th, 2012
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Somaliland representative to UK refuses to step down

Photo: FM Dr. Omar shows Ahmed Omar his boss as he defies order LONDON — Somaliland representative to UK Mr. Ahmed Omar Sangore has refused to step down on Thursday after President Silanyo named a new representative. The More...

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By SomalilandPress On Sunday, April 8th, 2012
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Somaliland: President Appoints Five Member Team To Represent Somaliland In talks With Somalia

HARGEISA(SomalilandPress)–Somaliland President H.E Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud (Silanyo) has appointed a five member team to represent Somaliland in the first ever talks with Somalia since in 1991; these talks More...

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By SomalilandPress On Thursday, February 23rd, 2012
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At London Conference on Somalia, President of Somaliland calls on the international community to recognize his country

London, 23 February 2012– The President of Somaliland, Ahmed Mohamed Mohamud Silanyo, today attended the London Conference on Somalia. The Conference included political leaders from over 50 countries and international More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
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Somaliland and the London Conference on Somalia

By Ahmed M. I. Egal OPINION | TUESDAY, 24 January 2012 The upcoming London Conference on Somalia, and the UK’s urging of the Somaliland Government to attend, has understandably generated a lot of debate and comment More...

By Hassan Ali On Friday, January 20th, 2012
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A Response to the London Conference on Somalia: Building Momentum

Somaliland Societies in Europe 360 Great Western Street Manchester M14 4BY Mob: 00447930655099 Website: sseuro.com Email: info@sseuro.com Date: 20th January 2012 Ref:SSE 20919012011 Dear Sir and or Madam, Somaliland More...

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By Hassan Ali On Monday, August 8th, 2011
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London riots: violence escalates across London

LONDON — Police last night appeared to be losing the battle to take back control of London’s streets as violence, rioting and looting escalated across the capital. As disturbances entered a third day, the More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Thursday, May 19th, 2011
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Thousands gather in London to call for recognition

LONDON — Opposite the Mother of Parliaments more than 5,000 Somalilanders gathered to mark the twentieth anniversary of self-proclaimed independence. In the shadow of Westminster Abbey and under the seemingly More...

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By Hassan Ali On Saturday, November 13th, 2010
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Tories: Harrow Council twinning motion passed by Labour ‘without discussion’

LONDON (Somalilandpress) — A TORY councillor has accused Labour of passing a motion on twinning with more towns and cities “without discussion”. The pledge calls for the authority to explore the possibility More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, October 14th, 2010
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Dispossessed: After her son was knifed to death, a mother decided it was her job to keep other children safe

Karen Clarke sits like a rock in a storm as dozens of boisterous children clamour for her attention. She calls for quiet, helping 13-year-old Moises Guilherme to settle and focus on his science homework and then More...