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Smith Seeks Orso’s Expertise in Leading Charlotte FC to Victory Over His Faltering Former Team, Orlando City

Charlotte FC is keen to perpetuate their stellar performance as they play host to Orlando City, currently grappling with their position near the tail end of the Eastern Conference standings. Dean Smith is set to capitalize on the expertise of ex-Orlando City ace Junior Orso, now with Charlotte FC, in their upcoming MLS clash on Thursday. Encapsulated by the wisdom Orso brings, Charlotte's head coach Smith noted, “His deep-rooted understanding about Orlando's tactics can significantly sway the odds in our favor.” About his…

Cuba Demands Urgent Details from US on Kidnapped Doctors in Kenya

However, a recent document from US Africa Command (AFRICOM) revealed that their review found no civilian casualties from the airstrike carried out on February 15, 2024. The Cuban government's official newspaper, Granma, reported on Thursday that AFRICOM's statement failed to specifically mention the Cuban doctors. Furthermore, on Wednesday via X, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez remarked that the US report "brings nothing new to the table," and noted that since April, Havana has been awaiting an investigation they…

Germany Seeks Dynamic Kickoff in Euro 2024 Opener Against Scotland: A Strategic Numbers Analysis

Using Opta's treasure trove of stats, we dive into Euro 2024's curtain-raiser where Germany squares off against Scotland at the Allianz Arena. In Munich this Friday, Germany's squad, under Julian Nagelsmann's direction, aims for a vibrant tournament kick-off. Scotland, marking their fourth European Championship showing, faces a daunting clash against the host nation right out of the gate. Steve Clarke's lads snagged their spot in this competition trailing Spain but leading Norway, spearheaded by striking sensation Erling…

Urgent Call: Somalia Seeks $230 Million for Vital Flood Recovery and Aid for 2.5 Million People

The latest Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) report, jointly prepared and unveiled today by the Government with support from the United Nations, World Bank, and the European Union, lays bare the staggering US$176 million in damage and loss inflicted by the 2023 Deyr floods across sixteen districts. The catastrophe claimed 188 lives and displaced over 2 million individuals. The report highlights that direct damages to critical sectors like agriculture, water and sanitation, and education topped US$126.6 million, with…

Family in Garowe Denounces Son’s Burial, Demands Justice for Fatal Security Forces Encounter

Housing the body at Garowe General Hospital was not an option, forcing the family to shell out around $200 per day for a private refrigerator.Northeastern State's security forces recently declared an operation against contraband weaponry and narcotics, which ended in casualties and injuries. They admitted accountability. Yet, the deceased's kin allege the security personnel stonewalled their appeals and brushed off discussing the incident.Hiiraan Online inquired, and Garowe General Hospital's management explained that the…

Desperate Plea: Mother of Missing Somali Intelligence Officer Ikran Tahlil Farah Seeks Justice After Three Years

Ikran Tahlil, a National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) officer, vanished on June 26, 2021. Eyewitnesses saw her entering a vehicle registered to NISA near her residence in Mogadishu’s Abdulaziz district. According to her family, she had been summoned to NISA headquarters. Her disappearance has sparked a media firestorm and political turmoil. In September 2021, NISA stated Ikran had been turned over to the militant group Al-Shabaab, who purportedly killed her. Yet, Al-Shabaab denied it, deepening suspicions of…

Somalia Aims for Historic Victory Over Botswana in World Cup Qualifiers

Mogadishu (AX) — On Monday, June 10, Somalia will throw down with Botswana in a pivotal 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifier at Estádio do Zimpeto in Maputo, Mozambique. Seeking redemption from a string of lousy outcomes, the Ocean Stars are hungry for their first triumph in Group G. Due to safety issues and shoddy stadium setups, Somalia has been staging its 'home' contests in neighboring Mozambique. Their journey's been rough, with setbacks against Algeria, Uganda, and Mozambique, pushing them to the bottom of the group. In their…

UN Appeals for Increased Aid Following Easing of Devastating Rains in Somalia

The United Nations' humanitarian wing issued an urgent plea Monday for extra funds to address the fallout from the Gu rains (April-June) in Somalia as dry spells are forecasted soon. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that 10 people lost their lives and 268,359 others were impacted by the rains, which also ravaged crops, public amenities, and other sources of livelihood. “Rapid needs assessments have been deployed in Hirshabelle, Jubaland, and Northeastern State States,"…

Somali Foreign Minister solicits investments from China and Arab Nations to boost vital industries

In Beijing, Somalia's Foreign Minister encouraged Chinese and Arab investment in key sectors like animal husbandry, agriculture, fisheries, and renewable energy. He emphasized the strong historical and trade ties between China and the Arab world, highlighting Somalia's role as the first East African country to establish diplomatic relations with China. The Minister stressed the importance of cooperation to achieve economic benefits and reiterated Somalia's support for the One China policy. He also condemned Ethiopia's…

North Western of Somalia Seeks Official Recognition from Ethiopia amidst Growing Tensions with Somalia

North Western of Somalia is eager to finalize a contentious agreement with Ethiopia, hoping to secure recognition as an independent state despite Somalia's strong opposition. Celebrating its unilateral declaration of independence in 1991, North Western of Somalia seeks international recognition while pursuing a deal with Ethiopia. Under the agreement, Ethiopia would recognize North Western of Somalia as independent in exchange for leasing sea access and the construction of a military base. Negotiations are in progress,…

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