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INTERVIEW-Negotiations with Somali rebels an option-PM

Friday, September 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 9,2011           Interview Somali PM Prof. Abdiweli
By Sahra Abdi and Richard Lough

Somali PM Prof. Abdiweli

NAIROBI, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Somalia is open to talks with al Shabaab’s top commanders and informal discussions already held suggest a willingness among some militants to lay down arms and negotiate, the country’s prime minister said on Friday.

Somalia’s beleaguered government is desperate to consolidate security gains after the al Qaeda-linked rebels retreated from the capital Mogadishu last month, as it faces the task of holding elections by Read more…

Support for opposition not a goal of “Odyssey Dawn”

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News March 22,2011

Support for the opposition is not the goal of the allied forces’ “Odyssey Dawn” operation in Libya. Read more…

Degdeg:Maraykanka & UK oo 112 sawaariikh ku garaacay Libya

Saturday, March 19, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News March 19,2011
Waxaa lagusoo waramayaa in sawaariiqda Kuruus uu Maraykanku  ku garaacay difaacaadka cirka ee Qadaafi ee Tripoli iyo Misraata.-Agencies Read more…

Somali pirates seize Mozambican fishing boat

Sunday, January 2, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Sun, Jan 2, 2011
By Reuters.

MOGADISHU, Jan 1 (Reuters) – Somali pirates have hijacked a Mozambican-flagged fishing vessel about 200 nautical miles (370 km) southwest of Comoros in the Indian Ocean, the European Union’s anti-piracy taskforce said on Saturday. Read more…

Dutch free last of 12 Somali terrorism suspects

Saturday, January 1, 2011 Comments off

Laska News Jan.1st,2011

AMSTERDAM Dec 30 (Reuters) – The last of 12 Somalis arrested last week in the Read more…

Ship underwriters widen Somali piracy threat zone

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News December 21,2010

By Jonathan Saul  (Reuters)

LONDON, – London’s marine insurance market has widened the stretch of waterways deemed at high risk from Somali pirates as the armed gangs strike further out at sea, industry officials say. Read more…

Eritrean leader fears US plans to kill him – cable

Saturday, December 18, 2010 Comments off

Laaska News December 18,2010.

By Aaron Maasho,Reuters December 18,2010.

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia- Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki fears the United States will try to kill him by firing a missile into his residence, according to a leaked cable from the U.S. embassy in Eritrea. Read more…