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UN Envoy Decries Illegal Fishing, Waste Dumping Off Somalia
World  (tags: unitednations, illegal fishing, somalia, toxic dumping, sickness, European Union )

- 1973 days ago -
The UN special envoy for Somalia on Friday sounded the alarm about rampant illegal fishing and the dumping of toxic waste off the coast of the lawless African nation. "Because there is no (effective) government, there is so much irregular fishing from
Somali Piracy Connected to Toxic Dumping, Illegal Fishing
World  (tags: Somalia, pirates, toxic dumping, illegal fishing, illness )

- 1973 days ago -
"The Somali toxic waste dumping issue is of great concern to me because it spills over to other African nations," Mr. Akuetteh said. "Did you know that when the Islamic Courts Union was in charge of Somalia, piracy had come to a virtual halt? But thanks t
Hijacked Oil Tanker Nears Somalia - Africa
World  (tags: africa, somalia, oil tanker, pirates, US navy )

- 1977 days ago -
A giant Saudi oil tanker seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean is nearing the coast of Somalia, the US Navy says. The Sirius Star is the biggest tanker ever to be hijacked, with a cargo of 2m barrels - a quarter of Saudi Arabia's daily output - worth more
Somali Pirates 'Hard to Defeat'
World  (tags: Somalia, Pirates, Shipping )

- 2005 days ago -
The commander of Nato's anti-piracy patrol due to start soon off Somalia says it will be difficult to defend ships from pirate attacks.
The Mystery Ship - What Killed the Somali Pirates?
World  (tags: international shipping, Somalia, Germany, Itan, pirates, cargo )

- 2026 days ago -
In August, Somali pirates surrounded an Iranian merchant vessel, the Iran Deyanat, in the Gulf of Aden. Armed with AK-47s, they boarded the ship. The declared cargo was minerals & industrial products, but something sickened those pirates & killed some.
VIDEO: Food Riot Turns Deadly
World  (tags: Somalia, food, food crisis, food riots )

- 2174 days ago -
May 6, 2008--Troops killed at least two protesters in Somalia, where skyrocketing food prices have led to chaos in markets in this East African country.
Iraq Becomes Somalia
World  (tags: Change, Democracy, Democratic, Elections, Freedom, Iraq, Iraq Veterans Against The War, Iraq War, Iraqi Refugees, Occupation, Power, Republican, Responsibility, Somalia, Violence )

- 2203 days ago -
I haven't seen the "precious gift of freedom" in Iraq. I mean, she's just utterly contemptible. The Democrats in general are, because they've been blaming the Iraqis. I mean, we know that the Republicans are despicable, that this is their war, but the Dem
British, Kenyan Aid Workers Kidnapped in Somalia
World  (tags: Somalia )

- 2209 days ago -
"Attacks on, and killings of aid workers, the looting of relief supplies, and a lack of respect for international humanitarian law by all parties have left two million Somalis in need of basic humanitarian assistance," they said.
Doctors' Group Pulls Staff From Somalia - 02/01/2008 - MiamiHerald.Com
World  (tags: Somalia )

- 2268 days ago -
Doctors Without Borders has pulled all of its international staff out of Somalia after three of its aid workers were killed in a land mine explosion earlier this week, the group said Friday.
Somalia's Crisis Continues In the Shadow of Darfur
World  (tags: Somalia )

- 2269 days ago -
As reported by Reuters, the violence in Somalia, according to a high-ranking UN official, has generated a humanitarian emergency eclipsing even that of Darfur:
U.N. Official Says SOMALIA Is Worst Humanitarian Crisis!
World  (tags: United Nations, Somalia, humanitarian crisis, million people, Etheopian-backed government, Islmaic insurgents, warlords )

K. A.
- 2272 days ago -
High levels of malnutrition and the difficulties of delivering aid make Somalia the world's most pressing humanitarian crisis. More than 1 million people have fled their homes in Somalia, which is convulsed by fights btwn warlords & Etheopia/Islam.
World Looks Elsewhere as Somalia Misery Grows
World  (tags: Somalia, deaths, SRefugees&Relief, UnitedNations, violence, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'warcrimes', children )

- 2404 days ago -
The bleeding in Somalia goes on, with thousands dead, more than 300,000 displaced and the survivors of the conflict threatened with rape, starvation and disease.

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