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Somaliland authorities arrest demonstrators, journalists

(GAROWE, Somalia)  – Police in Somalia’s breakaway Somaliland region arrested more than 40 protesters and two journalists at a demonstration in a town whose ownership is disputed by a neighboring region, a police officer said. Protesters marched through the town of Las Anod on Monday, shouting in support of rejoining the federal government, based in […]

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Al Shabaab bomb kills 12 in Somalia’s Puntland

BOSSASO, Somalia (Reuters) – An al Shabaab bomb attack killed 12 people, including five soldiers, in Somalia’s Puntland region on Friday, the Puntland military said. The explosions hit Af-Urur, 100 km (60 miles) south of the city of Bossaso. Af-Urur is near the Galgala hills, an area controlled by al Shabaab Islamists who have attacked […]