Monthly Archives: February 2015

Somali-Americans in Minneapolis condemn terror threats, promote positivity

A group of Somali community leaders leave the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood for a solidarity lunch at Mall of America. by Mike Durkin Saturday, February 28, 2015   MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) – The East African community of Minneapolis is coming together at the … Continue reading

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Blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh capital

Writer’s wife seriously wounded as pair attacked after attending book fair at Dhaka University. Police say unidentified attackers have hacked a prominent US blogger to death in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. Police on Friday said that Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born US … Continue reading

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Saudi Women Still Can’t Drive, But They Are Making It To Work

Saudi women, shown here at a cultural festival near the capital Riyadh on Sunday, still need the permission of male relatives to travel and even receive certain medical procedures, but a growing number are entering the workforce. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images … Continue reading

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Police look for answers after Sumaya Dalmar, a Toronto transgender woman found dead

Sumaya was found dead on Feb. 22 in Toronto’s east end Sumaya Dalmar, a 26-year-old transgender woman, was found dead on Sunday in Toronto’s east end. Described as a “bold, brave and brilliant young woman who loved her friends fiercely,” … Continue reading

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Take action to Orange your day

The UN Secretary-General’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign, managed by UN Women, has proclaimed every 25th of the month as “Orange Day” – a day to take action to raise awareness and prevent violence against women and girls. … Continue reading

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UN Somalia envoy condemns ‘cruel and indiscriminate’ Al-Shabaab attack on Mogadishu hotel

A street scene in Mogadishu, the Somali capital. Photo: AU-UN IST/Stuart Price The head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), Nicholas Kay, has strongly condemned today’s attack on the Central Hotel in Mogadishu, which was claimed by … Continue reading

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Madaxweynaha Mareykanka oo soo xiray shirkii arrimaha xagjirka ee Magaalada Washington (SAWIRRO) 19th February 2015 by New York

Magaalada Washington ee dalka Maraykanka waxaa lagu soo afjaray shir saddex cisho socday oo Aqalka Cad uu soo agaasimaya loogana hadlay ka hortagga xagjirka. Madaxweynaha Maraykanka Barack Obama oo shirkan soo xiray ayaa sheegay in dhibaatada xagjirku ayna ahayn mid … Continue reading

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