Erdoan says Turkey will not beg for accession to EU
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been welcomed in an official ceremony in Djibouti by its president Ismail Omar Guelleh. Speaking at a joint press conference, Erdoğan has said Turkey is not a country that could beg for accession to European Union, alluding to the lasting resistance of Europe to approve Turkey's accession to the bloc.
‘Turkish schools are building the future’, expresses Somaliland leader
The leader of Somali’s autonomous Somaliland region, Ahmed Muhammed Silanyo, has hailed Turkish schools for their efforts to bring up a bright, new generation in the Somalia, calling on Turkish entrepreneurs to open more schools in the country.
The Peninsula) Continuing its long-standing commitment to the people of Somalia, Qatar Charity (QC) has provided QR25.5m worth of life-saving relief, recovery and rehabilitation programmes and activities.
President Erdoğan attends groundbreaking ceremony in Djibouti
As part of his official visit to Djibouti, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan attended to the groundbreaking ceremony of Burhan Bey Boulevard Renewal Project, Istanbul Square and Ahmet Mazhar Bey Martyrs' Monument on Saturday.
Stephen Harper urged to intervene as Canadian languishes in Ethiopian prison
As the eighth anniversary of the rendition and imprisonment of Canadian citizen Bashir Makhtal passes virtually unnoticed, his family members, supporters and Amnesty International are begging Prime Minister Stephen Harper to step in and directly negotiate with the Ethiopian government for his release.
Lawyers group aims to educate Somali community about criminal justice system
On a recent cold winter night, Maya Sheikh-Salah, assistant Hennepin County attorney, stood tall before nearly 100 Somali-Americans at Safari Restaurant and Event Center in Minneapolis, passionately addressing the community about a little known topic: The U.S. criminal justice system.
Erdogan delays Somalia trip to attend Saudi king's funeral
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he has postponed Friday's planned trip to Somalia to attend the funeral of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, a day after a bomb targeted a Turkish delegation in the capital Mogadishu.