Merca


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Merca

(ˈmɛəkə)
n
(Placename) a port in S Somalia on the Indian Ocean. Pop: 189 000 (2005 est)
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The firm's security and emergency response coverage includes the Puntland and Somaliland states and Somalia's largest cities such as Mogadishu, Hargeisa, Bosaso, Kismayo, Galkayo, Afgooye and Merca.
The acts included Jruzz Merca, a Dubai-based Commercial photographer and videographer; contemporary dance duo Guin and Talin Harbiyan; solo dancer Tara Tibos; poets Dbelle Gutierrez, and Zeina Hashem Beck; filmmaker Faisal Hashmi; and musicians Behold the Locus, and The Younglings.
Gary Lico de CABLEready mencion6 que un elemento relativamente pequetio que lo incomoda es la tendencia de los participantes de los merca, dos de ignorar la necesidad de un espacio privado.
The French Foreign Ministry said in a statement that it "condemned in the firmest way" the attack which targeted the president's convoy as it was travelling near the town of Merca.
In August, al-Shabab lost its control of the country's third largest port city, Merca, which is now in control of AU and government forces.
Al-Shabab militants rounded up the three men in the coastal town of Merca, holding an impromptu trial, quickly followed by their execution by firing squad as hundreds of local residents were made to watch.
President Leonel Fernandez inaugurated the cold storage and fresh produce distribution center, Merca Santo Domingo, reports Diario Libre (June 11, 2012).
Other cities--Beledweyne, Kismayo, Baidoa, Jowhar, Merca, Galkacyo, Garoowe, Bosasso, Hargeisa, Berbera.
MERCA (Ministry of Education, Research and Church Affairs) (2000), The Competence Reform in Norway, viewed 5 November 2006, <http://www.
Based in Mogadishu but with major elements in outlying cities, such as Bale Dogle, Baidoa, Oddur, Merca, and Kismayu, and supported by 10,000 coalition soldiers from 24 countries, UNITAF quickly established order.
These included Kismaayo, El Aolde, Merca, and El Maan.