Tuesday, October 23, 2018

At least 67 killed in east China scaffolding collapse

Scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China collapsed into a deadly heap on Thursday, sending iron pipes, steel bars and wooden planks tumbling...

Qatar Ends Visa Requirements For 80 Nations, Leaves out ‘Somalia’

“Qatar is now visa-free for over 80 countries around the world,” says Group Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker of state-owned Qatar Airways, as...

Dispute Between Dubai And Djibouti Over Port Seizure Continues, Despite Tribunal Ruling

The dispute between Dubai-based DP World and Djibouti over control of the east African country’s container port looks set to rumble on, after the...

Rights foundation says ISIL kidnapped more than 400 Turkmens in Iraq

The ISIL Takfiri terrorists have abducted over 400 Turkmens in various parts of Iraq, the Turkmen Rescue Foundation says. Nearly 450 members of the Muslim...

Dubai to have tower dangling in the air from space?

A New York-based firm is proposing that Dubai be the site of a futuristic, asteroid-suspended skyscraper that orbits around the world.The speculative Analemma Tower...

Trump’s Jerusalem move roundly condemned at UN

During an emergency meeting, UN Security Council members widely condemned Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a move that...

Gulf nationals count the human cost of Qatar blockade

Saudis in Doha fear having to give up homes and jobs because of regional crisis After Abdullah’s fourth child was born last month, he looked...

Kabul library bus drives Afghan children to read

The door of the blue bus slides open and dozens of children excitedly bound up the steps, eager to get their hands on hard-to-find...

India unveils the world’s largest solar power plant

The country is on schedule to be the world’s third biggest solar market next year. Images have been released showing the sheer size of a...

In the Race Between Turkey and the UAE, Somalia Wins

Highlights The base in Somalia will be Turkey's second overseas installation, but it will be focused more on assisting Somalia than demonstrating Turkish military...

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‘I wake up screaming!’ – Former Somalia child soldiers cry for help

Hassan Ghedi Santur, a Somali‐Canadian journalist, novelist, and the author of “Maps of Exile,” a nonfiction account of African migration to Europe writes  that...

Somalia: Villa Somalia openly out to support ‘puppet’ president in Baidoa

Somalia's Minister of Energy and Water, Abdiaziz Hassan Mohamed, popularly known as arrived in Baidoa on Monday ahead of the presidential vote of...

The forgotten genocide of Somaliland

Thirty years ago, the US-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US to help to uncover the crimes (Somaliland’s Forgotten...