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Presentation of the PhD research - Marco Zoppi

Transnational practices of welfare in the diasporic context: the case of Somalis in Scandinavia

Western traditional historiography, policymaking and realpolitik have privileged for long time the nation-state as the center of all political activity: to the point that historical writing has been associated with the process of nation-building in Europe. 882 more words

More Asylum Seekers Died Trying to Reach Yemen in 2014 than in past 3 Years Combined

“There have been frequent reports of mistreatment, abuse, rape and torture and the increasingly cruel measures being adopted by smuggling rings seem to account for the increase in deaths at sea,” UNHCR spokesperson William Spindler told journalists at a Geneva briefing today. 12 more words

Using trust to fight terrorism

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — For several months, U.S. Attorney Andy Luger has been meeting with members of Minnesota’s large Somali community, and listening to their concerns. 109 more words

Local News

Man Charged With Lying In Minnesota Al-Shabab Case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who allegedly contacted a terror suspect who’s wanted in Minnesota for his ties to al-Shabab has been charged with lying to the FBI, according to an indictment recently unsealed in federal court. 467 more words


Minneapolis Community Fights Recruiters For Jihad

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nation’s largest community of Somalis is on a mission to stamp out recruiting for Syrian extremist groups in Minneapolis after a handful of people left to join militants. 113 more words