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DNO gets 2 year extension for Block SL18, Somaliland

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Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO has said it has been granted a two-year extension of the term of its production sharing agreement for Block SL18 in Somaliland. 116 more words

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Somaliland Petition

OFFICIAL PETITION TO FORCE THE UNITED KINGDOM GOVERNMENT TO OFFICIALLY RECOGNISE SOMALILAND AS AN INDEPENDENT AND SOVEREIGN NATION

http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/61018

Petition closes on 17/02/2015 at 12:31. 485 more words

Politics

Economist 9/5/14

  1. So who exactly are the rebels in Ukraine?After Ukraine’s president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted in February and Russia annexed Crimea in March, a patchwork of poorly coordinated militias began seizing government buildings throughout the Donetsk and Luhansk regions in April.
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Berbera, Somaliland.

Another deviation from the cycling posts for those of you following along with that. I’ve currently got some down time in Hong Kong, whilst my passport is in the Chinese embassy hopefully getting a new visa stamped in it, and figured I’d catch up on some of the posts that have been sitting in my “To Do” folder on my laptop. 653 more words

Somaliland

Conflict And Conflict Minerals In The Great Lakes Region, Somalia, Puntland and Somaliland

1-Introduction

 When we hear of Conflict minerals what comes to mind are the blood diamonds of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Eastern DRC. Armed groups like the M-22, the Inter Rahamway Rebels, Rwanda, Kabila, Kigami and the like. 4,378 more words

International Relations

What might kill Somaliland: Barclays?

Somaliland is a constant source of fascination for me. A tiny not-quite-a-country place in the Horn of Africa that has a potentially unique blend of tribalism and democracy that actually works, free and fair elections, and a functioning government. 82 more words

Identity

CIA Islamists & The Destruction Of Somalia

ISIS in Iraq is just the latest version of an old MI6/CIA/Mossad/ strategy designed to grab resources via Islamist terror, while discrediting Muslims worldwide.  One of the least publicized operations occurred when these Western intelligence agencies used extreme Islamists to split Somalia into three different nations. 1,583 more words

Dean Henderson