Somalia

In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla in Somalia.
Ben Curtis/AP Photo
June 05, 2019 - 10:32 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer's end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. U.N. Undersecretary-General Mark Lowcock says...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018, file photo, Michael Scott Moore, author of "The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast," poses for a portrait at Los Angeles Public Library in Los Angeles.
Chris Pizzello/AP Photo, File
February 21, 2019 - 6:49 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A U.S. citizen has been charged with kidnapping and other counts for his alleged role in the abduction of a freelance journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for nearly three years, according to federal charging documents unsealed Thursday in New York. According to a criminal...
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Kenyan security forces walk from the scene as continued blasts and gunfire could be heard early Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Ben Curtis/AP Photo
January 16, 2019 - 7:45 am
By Ben Curtis, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 "innocent lives," the country's president said Wednesday. "All the terrorists have been eliminated," President Uhuru...
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September 21, 2018 - 11:09 am
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) -- Google employees last year considered displaying pro-immigration information when people searched terms related to the Trump administration's controversial travel ban. In emails obtained by The Wall Street Journal, employees suggested ways to show different results...
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The Open Arms Search and Rescue vessel arrives in Algeciras, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
AP Photo/Javier Fergo
August 12, 2018 - 11:26 am
ROME (AP) — Migrants in distress at sea have told their rescuers that several ships passed them by without offering assistance, a European aid group said Sunday while seeking safe harbor for a rescue vessel with 141 migrants aboard. SOS Mediterranee in a statement said that due to the recent...
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June 08, 2018 - 9:56 pm
By Barbara Starr and Ryan Browne, CNN (CNN) -- A US service member was killed Friday in southern Somalia, according to four US military officials. Four other US service members were wounded when the team came under attack by mortars and small arms from unknown insurgent forces in the area. The US...
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Fuad Sharef Suleman, his wife, Arazoo Ibrahim, and their three children arrived in Nashville in 2017 after being denied access following the travel ban.
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Cherri Gregg
April 24, 2018 - 10:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments on the third version of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The ban prevents immigrants, refugees and visa holders from Iran, Libya North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen from coming into the U.S...
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