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Suldaan Said Ahmed becomes Finland’s first Somali-born MP

Helsinki city councillor and incoming Member of Parliament Suldaan Said Ahmed of the Left Alliance Party. Image: Mårten Lampén / Yle
Helsinki city councillor Suldaan Said Ahmed (Left) will become Finland's first Somali-background Member of Parliament when he replaces outgoing MP, and incoming Helsinki Deputy Mayor, Paavo Arhinmäki (Left). MEP Silvia Modig (Left) was initially mooted as Arhinmäki's replacement after the latter was nominated as the Left Alliance Party's candidate for Deputy...

Turkey, Somalia sign MoU to boost cooperation on investments

Turkish Investment Office Signs Mou with Somalia Investment Promotion Agency
By:Horndiplomat staff Turkish Investment Office and the Somalia Investment Promotion Agency-SOMINVEST sign an MoU to boost cooperation on investments, promote collaborative ventures, and provide technology transfer between the two countries. The Turkish ​Investment Office and the Somalia Investment Promotion Agency (SOMINVEST) signed a memorandum of understanding...

British Somali doctor’s mission to get London’s Somali community vaccinated

Doctor Farah Bede (Image: Farah Bede)
By:MYLONDON Doctor Farah Bede is a GP in Tower Hamlets who wants to study the impact of coronavirus on her community Back in March 2020 Doctor Farah Bede, a GP in Tower Hamlets, knew that the oncoming pandemic would have a disproportionate effect on many of...

Turkish FM vows to continue to work together with Qatar

Turkish FM vows to continue to work together with Qatar
By:ANADOLU In the Qatari capital Doha, top Turkish and Qatari diplomats on Thursday praised the good state of bilateral ties between the two countries. After arriving at the final stop of his Gulf tour on Wednesday, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu held a joint press conference with...

Erdoğan calls on Turkish people to boycott French products

'Hostility to Islam, Muslims became policy in some European countries, supported at high levels,' says Erdogan
By: ANADOLU AGENCY In an escalation of the row between France and Turkey over Paris tolerating and encouraging Islamophobia, Turkey’s president on Monday called for a sweeping public boycott of French-made goods. "I call on our people to never buy French products," Erdogan said at the...

Erdoğan: Macron aims to ‘settle old scores’ with Islam, Muslims

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan poses ahead of a cabinet meeting in Ankara on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 (AA Photo)
By: Daily Sabah Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan criticized French President Emmanuel Macron’s initiative to reform Islam, saying that he uses the crises his country is responsible for as a reason to attack the religion. “The main goal of such initiatives led by Macron is to...

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah saved homeless man being harassed by yobs – then gave him £100

By: The Sun Liverpool star Mohamed Salah's has been described as a "real-life hero" after stepping in to stop the abuse of a homeless man near Anfield. In late September, Salah pulled up to a petrol station in Liverpool and noticed a homeless man, David Craig,...

Turkey: Selçuk Bayraktar Meets 17-year-old Somali inventor Guled Adan Abdi

Selçuk Bayraktar Meets 17-year-old Somali inventor Guled Adan Abdi
By: MoDuale A talented 17-year-old Somali boy is being hosted by the Turkish Foreign Ministry to attend Teknofest, the country's largest aerospace and technology event. Guled Abdi who closely examined the aircraft and UAV models in the exhibition centre and took photos used the plane simulator. Turkish...

Turkey condemns Islamophobic incident in Sweden

Turkey MFA
Turkey on Saturday vehemently condemned an Islamophobic incident in Sweden where a group of neo-fascist politicians burned the Muslim holy book Quran. "We strongly condemn the hideous provocations by an Islamophobic and racist politician and his followers who came to Denmark from Sweden's Malmo city,”...

Turkey finds significant gas resources in Black Sea, President Erdogan announces

A drone photo shows the Turkish drillship Fatih leaving the Port of Trabzon for a drilling mission in the Black Sea, northeastern Turkey, June 26, 2020. (AA Photo)
BY DAILY SABAH Turkey has carried out the largest natural gas reserve exploration in the Black Sea, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Friday. Some 320 billion cubic meters of natural gas was discovered in the Black Sea’s Tuna-1 zone, Erdoğan said, noting "the newly discovered reserves...