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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyib Erdogan speaks with internal displaced children from southern Somali (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 19th, 2011

Turkey to re-open embassy in Somalia

MOGADISHU— Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, keen to strengthen Ankara’s ties with the African continent, said on Friday he would set up an embassy in Somalia and promised major infrastructure projects More...

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By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, August 19th, 2011

Turkish PM arrives in Somalia to draw attention to famine

MOGADISHU —Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Somalia on Friday where he plans to visit relief camps and hospitals to draw international attention to the East African country’s drought More...

By SomalilandPress On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

OIC pledges $350 million to Somalia at Turkey summit

Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries have pledged $350 million in aid to fight famine in Somalia at an emergency summit in Istanbul, OIC Secretary General Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu said Wednesday. With More...

By SomalilandPress On Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Turkey: PM Set to Visit Somalia

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Wednesday announced plans to visit drought-hit Somalia with his family, slamming developed countries for benefitting from Africa’s natural resources while remaining indifferent More...