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Olympic sprinter finishes slower than most high school girls, but is still an ‘inspiration’

World class athletes are not supposed to get props just for their effort. But Somalia’s Maryan Nuh Muse should be that exception. On Saturday morning, she could not...

UN calls for probe into Ethiopia protesters killings

Ninety deaths in Oromia and Amhara regions must be investigated by international observers, UN human rights chief says. The UN human rights chief has urged...

Ethiopia’s regime has killed hundreds. Why is the West still giving it aid?

OVER THE weekend, Ethiopia reminded the world of how it treats those who dare demonstrate against the government. At least 90 protesters were shot...

Election results: Somali activist Ilhan Omar unseats long-serving Kahn

MINNEAPOLIS -- A Somali activist has unseated one of the Minnesota Legislature's longest-serving members in a Democratic primary. Ilhan Omar defeated 22-term Rep. Phyllis Kahn in...

Mainers defend Somali neighbors against Donald Trump

PORTLAND, Maine — Somali refugees have opened bustling shops in this state, sent their children to college, joined local government, stitched themselves into the...

A road map to resolving Ethiopia’s political crisis (By: Gen. Tsadkan Gebretensae)

Contemporary Political Situations in Ethiopia I believe Ethiopia’s current political conditions are unstable. Government’s own pronouncements indicate this. The presence of pervasive mal-administration, rent seeking,...

Somali informant says FBI paid him $100K

MINNEAPOLIS - The federal ISIL trial in Minneapolis continued Monday afternoon  with defense attorneys getting their shot at cross-examining the prosecution's star witness,  Abdirahman...

Djibouti President Sworn in for Fourth Term in Office

Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh was sworn in for a fourth term in office Sunday in a ceremony attended by several regional heads of...
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Farmaajo should stop hiding behind election law to extend term

By PETER KAGWANJA All things being equal, more than 6 million eligible voters, half...
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Somali barber in Turkey hopeful despite coronavirus setback

Amid fears over the coronavirus pandemic, people around the world have adjusted to the new normal and began taking preventive measures,...

Ayaan Hirsi Ali blasts Ilhan Omar over call to remake US

Somalia-born human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Friday over recent comments in which the lawmaker called for "dismantling...

Turkey’s president formally makes Hagia Sophia a mosque

The president of Turkey on Friday formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia into a mosque and declared it open for Muslim worship,...