Marta Kjorven

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Study warns of depletion of Somalia’s groundwater resources

A hydrogeological study covering north and northwestern Somalia indicates that unguided <b>drilling of boreholes</b> puts the country’s groundwater in …

Water

The UN’s integrated mission in Somalia

Following the unanimous adoption of a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution setting up an integrated mission in Somalia, the UN Assistance Mission in …

Al-Shabab launch suicide raid on Somali hotel

A suicide bomber in Somalia has rammed a car packed full of explosives into a hotel in a southern town, killing several people, days after it was recaptured from al-Shabab fighters, in an attacked claimed by the armed group.<p>The blast in Buuloburde late on Monday is the latest in a string of attacks …

2.9 million people in #Somalia are in crisis

With a third of the population still in need of aid, Somalia is clearly in severe crisis<p>Recently, statistics coming out of the country show signs of …

Somalia country profile

<b>Created in 1960 from a former British protectorate and an Italian colony, Somalia collapsed into anarchy following the overthrow of the military regime of President Siad Barre in 1991.</b><p>As rival warlords tore the country apart into clan-based fiefdoms, an internationally-backed unity government …

Africa

World Report 2015: Rights Trends in World Report 2015: Somalia

The warring parties in Somalia’s long-running armed conflict continue to displace, kill, and wound civilians. Restrictions on humanitarian access …

Somaliland needs own plan for climate change

The human and environmental disruption wreaked by drought in Somaliland, where more than 60 percent of people raise livestock for a living, means the …

Somalia | History, Geography, Culture, Facts

<b>Alternative Titles:</b> As-Sūmāl, Jamhuuriyadda Dimuqraadiga Soomaaliya, Somali Democratic Republic, Soomaaliya<p><b>Somalia</b>, easternmost country of Africa, on …

Drought in east Africa the result of climate change and conflict

Prolonged drought in the Horn of Africa is the immediate cause of the severe food crisis already affecting around 10 million people in parts of Kenya, Ethiopia, Djibouti and Somalia. Rains have failed over two seasons, with a strong La Niña event having a dramatic impact across the east coast of …

Does Climate Change Cause Civil War?

A theory that climate change could be a cause in triggering conflict has been given a new boost after a new scientific study found a correlation …

Russiske soldater vil dra fra Øst-Ukraina til Syria for å krige

— Krigen her i Øst-Ukraina er over. Nå er det kun en politisk konflikt igjen, og det er ikke noe for meg. Jeg ønsker bare å komme meg til Syria for å …

Syria: The story of the conflict

<b>More than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives in four-and-a-half years of armed conflict, which began with anti-government protests before escalating into a full-scale civil war. More than 11 million others have been forced from their homes as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and those</b> …

Middle East

KENYA: Climate Change Water Crisis Impacts Hospital Maternal Care - Woman News Network (WNN)

Kenya correspondent Gitonga Njeru – WNN Features <br>with editor Margaret Mapondera<p><b>Kakamega, Kenya: At the Kakamega Provincial District General Hospital,</b> …

Climate Chaos: Christian Parenti’s New Book Exposes How Global Warming Could Lead to Global Warfare

<b>JUAN GONZALEZ:</b> From Texas to Somalia, much of the world is experiencing extreme weather this year. Here in the United States, a top government …

Christian Parenti responds to Kevin Bales

<i>Democracy Now! recently</i> <i>interviewed</i> <i>Kevin Bales, founder of Free the Slaves. Journalist Christian Parenti wrote a response to that interview which we</i> …