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Norway – Breivik sentenced to 21 years in prison for Norway attacks

Friday, August 24, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August  24,  2012

Ninkii Norway ku dilay 77 da qof  ee ay ku jireen labada qof ee Soomaalida ahaa 22 kii Luulyo 2011 kii,  ayaa maxkamad ku taal Magaalada Oslo ee  dalka Norway ay ku xukuntay 21 sano oo xabsi ah,ninkaas oo lagu magacaabo  Anders Breivik, wuxuuna dadkaa ku laayay laba meelood oo meeli tahay meel camp dhalinyara ah oo ku taal Utoya Island, halka meesha kalana ay ahayd xaruunta dawladda ee Oslo,  ninkaasi markuu kaamkaa dadka kulaynayay wuxuu usoo gashaday dharka Booliska, wuxuuna iskasoo dhigay qof  Boolis ah. Read more…


Libya – Gaddafi’s son Saif Al-Islam may face death penalty

Monday, August 20, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August 20,   2012

Saif al-Islam is seen after his capture, in the custody of revolutionary fighters in Obari, Libya November 19, 2011 (Reuters/Ammar El-Darwish).


 A trial over Saif Al-Islam,son of former Libyan leader Moammer Gaddafi is planned to start in the Libyan city of Zintan in Sebtember 2012.Initially, it was planned that he would be trialed in Tripoli. Read more…

Japan – Water leak found at Fukushima Daiichi plant

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Comments off


Laaska News  August  14,  2012

Tokyo Electric Power Company has reported a radioactive water leak at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant’s Number 4 reactor.

The utility says a worker patrolling on Tuesday morning found water one-centimeter deep across a 350-square-meter room on the first floor of the turbine building. Read more…

Philippines floods leave 70 dead – ( August 10, 2012)

Saturday, August 11, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August 11,  2012


More than 70 people have been killed and seven are considered missing following devastating floods in the Philippines.
The floods caused by monsoon rains have paralyzed the capital Manila, populated by 15 million people. Read more…

Japan – Nagasaki observes 67th A-bomb anniversary

Thursday, August 9, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News August 9, 2012

The city of Nagasaki is observing the 67th anniversary of the US atomic bombing on Thursday.

The peace memorial ceremony is taking place shortly at the Peace Park near Ground Zero. Read more…

Libya power transition: Who can stop the chaos?

Thursday, August 9, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News August 9, 2012

The interim authorities in Libya have handed over power to a nationally-elected assembly. But as numerous rival armed groups control most of Libya, the escalation of violence continues against a background of an increasingly divided nation. Read more…

Sudan, South Sudan reach deal on oil before adjourning final phase of negotiations

Sunday, August 5, 2012 Comments off


Aug. 5, 2012

“Sudan and South Sudan agree to end conflict over oil” – Related Articles


By Xinhua
ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — Sudan and South Sudan have reached an oil agreement before adjourning to around Aug. 22 for the final phase of negotiations on outstanding issues, Thabo Mbeki, African Union (AU) Chief Mediator, told reporters on Saturday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more…

N Korea – Heavy rain in North Korea kills 169

Sunday, August 5, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  August 5,  2012

The UN World Food Programme has announced plans to provide emergency food aid to flood-stricken North Korea.

Heavy rain since mid-July has caused flooding in the western province of South Pyongan and elsewhere. Read more…

Masar Oo Loo Dhaariyay Dawlad Cusub

Friday, August 3, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Aug  3,2012

Masar waxaa loo dhaariyay xukuumad cusub,waxaana hogaamiyihii hore ee Golaha Ciidamada loo magacaabay Wasiirka Gaashaandhigga.

Ra’iisal Wasaare Hashim Qandil ayaa xaflad kaga dhawaaqay Gole wasiiro oo ka kooban 35 xubnood Khamiistii. Read more…

Syrian Crisis – “Human rights in Syria violated by both sides” – Russia’s Deputy FM

Thursday, August 2, 2012 Comments off

Aug 2, 2012

Russia’s deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov believes that human rights are violated by both sides in the Syrian conflict and this is something Western and Arab politicians should realize full well. Read more…