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UN renews Somalia-Eritrea arms embargo

By Associated Press November 10 at 3:01 PM UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has renewed an arms embargo on Somalia and Eritrea citing a continuing threat from al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab militants. The 15-member council on Thursday approved the renewal of sanctions with 10 nations voting in favor and five abstaining. “The sanctions are preventing […]

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Somalia: UN Security Council Reaffirms Arms Embargo On Eritrea and Somalia

The United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday (October 23) extended the arms embargo on Somalia until 15 November 2016, and also reaffirmed the arms embargo on Eritrea. The Security Council adopted resolution 2244 (2015) by a vote of 14 in favor with one abstention from Venezuela, and extended the mandate of the Somalia and […]

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South Sudan journalist shot dead days after president warns media

Juba (dpa) – A South Sudanese journalist has been shot dead, the manager of his newspaper said Thursday, as concern grows over the security of journalists in the war-torn country. Moi Peter Julius was shot in the chest Wednesday evening near a UN building in the capital, Juba. “Money and Julius’ belongings were not removed,” […]

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