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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…

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

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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…

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…

Cairo:Egypt’s new govt to be announced Thursday

Sunday, July 29, 2012 Comments off

Egypt’s new government will be announced August 2, Prime Minister Hisham Kandil told reporters in Cairo after meeting with President Mohamed Morsi to discuss possible candidates. Read more…

Ghana Vice President Mahama sworn in as president

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July  25,  2012

Ghana president John Atta Mills died on Tuesday at the age of 68 at a hospital in the capital Accra, Reuters reported referring  to a statement from the  presidential office. Read more…

Exchanged accusations heighten between Sudan, South Sudan

Sunday, July 22, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  22,2012
By (Xinhua)

Presidents Kiir (left) and Bashir (centre) stand at attention as the national anthem is being sung.

KHARTOUM, July 21 (Xinhua) — Exchanged accusations have recently escalated between Sudan and South Sudan of violating fragile agreement of ceasefire, at a time when the African Union was seeking to bring the two sides back to the table of negotiations, hosted by Ethiopia. Read more…

Egypt – Mubarak’s younger son reunited with Father

Sunday, July 22, 2012 Comments off

Jul 22, 2012 

Egypt’s Interior Ministry has authorized the transfer of Gamal, younger son of the country’s ex-President Hosni Mubarak, to the prison hospital, so he can be with his father. A similar petition was filed by the eldest son, Alaa, but the response to it is still unknown. Read more…

Madaxweyne Kuxigeenkii Hore Ee Masar Cumar Suleymaan Oo Geeriyooday

Thursday, July 19, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  19,2012


Madaxweyne Kuxigeenkii hore ee Masar Cumar Maxamuud Suleymaan oo da’diisu ahayd 76 sano ayaa ku geeriyooday Isbitaal kuyaala maraykanka. Read more…

Libya’s National Forces Alliance wins 39 party-list seats

Thursday, July 19, 2012 Comments off

TRIPOLI, July 18 (Xinhua) — Libya’s National Forces Alliance (NFA), led by former interim Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril, won 39 seats of 80 seats set aside for party-list candidates in the General National Congress, the electoral commission announced Tuesday night. Read more…