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Bangladeshi ship seized off Somali coast is freed after more than a month

Wtop 15 Apr 2024
Operation ATALANTA has been shadowing the vessel since shortly after it was seized March 12 in the Indian Ocean, nearly 1,100 kilometers (700 miles) east of Somalia’s coastal capital Mogadishu.
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Somali pirates exchange captured crew of MV Abdullah for $5 million

SAFETY4SEA 15 Apr 2024
The incident occurred approximately 600 nautical miles east of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu ... Pirate activity off Somalia’s coast had been dormant from about 2017 until late last year when it started to pick up again.
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Hijacked Bangladesh-flagged ship released after $5 million ransom paid, say Somali pirates

Egypt Independent 15 Apr 2024
CNN... He added the ship had been released with all its crew. Somalia government officials did not respond to a request for comment ... The hijacking happened about 600 nautical miles east of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu ... ....
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Hijacked ship MV Abdullah released after $5 million ransom payment, Somali pirates say

Hindustan Times 14 Apr 2024
The hijacking happened about 600 nautical miles east of Somalia's capital Mogadishu.(ANI) ... Somalia government officials did not respond to a request for comment ... The hijacking happened about 600 nautical miles east of Somalia's capital Mogadishu ... ....
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Somali pirates say hijacked ship MV Abdullah released after $5 million ransom was paid

Philenews 14 Apr 2024
He added the ship had been released with all its crew. Somalia government officials did not respond to a request for comment ... The hijacking happened about 600 nautical miles east of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu ... (Reuters) ....
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Somalia expels Ethiopia ambassador over recognition of Somaliland independence

Jurist 07 Apr 2024
Somalia on Thursday the expulsion of the Ethiopian ambassador Muktar Mohamed Ware. The announcement comes amid worsening relations between Ethiopia and Somalia regarding the recognition of Somaliland’s independence.
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Cholera death toll rises to 60 in Somalia amid new cases of infection

Xinhua 07 Apr 2024
... last three months, with a total of 4,956 new cases with 60 deaths (1.2 percent case fatality rate) being reported," the UN agency said in its latest update issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia.
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UN expert: 'Apocalyptic situation' on Caribbean island

Sott 06 Apr 2024
... saying the Caribbean nation has descended into unprecedented violence and chaos since gangs took over much of the capital last month.
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Somalia expels Ethiopian ambassador amid row over Somaliland port deal

Business Ghana 05 Apr 2024
Somalia also recalled its ambassador from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, for "comprehensive consultations" ... The two Ethiopian consulates that Somalia has ordered to close are in ...
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Roadside bomb kills 2 in Somali capital

Anadolu Agency 05 Apr 2024
Somalia. A roadside bomb exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Thursday as a vehicle carrying humanitarian aid workers was passing by, ...
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Fears of violence grow as Somalia scraps power-sharing system

AOL 05 Apr 2024
... that must be sorted out between Mogadishu and Garowe [Puntland’s capital] in order for Somalia’s governance system to function more effectively and get over the hump of recurrent on-and-off relations.
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Apocalyptic situation on Caribbean island UN expert

Beijing News 05 Apr 2024
A top UN human rights expert has likened conditions in Haiti to the "worst of times" in Somalia, saying the Caribbean nation has descended into unprecedented violence and chaos since gangs took over much of the capital last month.
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‘Apocalyptic situation’ on Caribbean island – UN expert

Russia Today 05 Apr 2024
A top UN human rights expert has likened conditions in Haiti to the “worst of times” in Somalia, saying the Caribbean nation has descended into unprecedented violence and chaos since gangs took over much of the capital last month.
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UN vows to support Somalia in protecting lives from explosive remnants

Xinhua 04 Apr 2024
"The threat posed to the people of Somalia undermines stability and the right to a life without fear," Laing said in a statement issued in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia ... UN vows to support Somalia in protecting lives from explosive remnants.
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Somalia orders closure of 2 Ethiopian consulates amid diplomat spat

Xinhua 04 Apr 2024
The Cabinet which met in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, said the two consulates in Garowe in Puntland State and Hargeisa in Somaliland State must be closed within a week ... Somalia orders closure of 2 Ethiopian consulates amid diplomat spat.

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