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Somalia

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  • Armed men burn police camp, homes and vehicles on Kenya coast

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Armed assailants have attacked a camp of police reservists and burned down nearby homes and businesses, a regional official said on Tuesday, as violence escalates on Kenya's northern coast. But there were no reported deaths...
  • Kenya opposition demands troops quit Somalia after attacks

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's opposition leaders demanded on Monday the country withdraw troops from Somalia after a spate of bloody attacks by militants at home, but dropped a demand for talks with the government. Before the opposition rally began,...
  • Somali expats fear bank curbs on sending money home

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (This story, first published on 27 June 2014, is corrected in paragraphs 23-25 to delete statement that Dahabshiil has no arrangements with banks in Britain, also to change date of Barclays announcement to May 2013 from April and to...
  • Tension rises in Kenya as 29 are killed in attacks on coastal towns

    Tension rises in Kenya as 29 are killed in attacks on coastal towns
    Kenya's deputy president on Sunday gave police and security officials 48 hours to hunt down extremists who killed 29 people in separate attacks on two Kenyan towns near the eastern coast before melting into the bush. William Ruto visited the scenes of...
  • Gunmen kill at least 29 in latest raids on Kenyan coast

    Gunmen kill at least 29 in latest raids on Kenyan coast
    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least 29 people in two coastal areas of Kenya in raids the deputy president indicated on Sunday were the work of political rivals, despite Somali Islamists al Shabaab claiming responsibility. The raids will...
  • Blast heard near parliament building in Somali capital

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A loud explosion was heard near the Somali parliament building on Saturday, a few hundred metres from the presidential compound. Government forces blocked all roads leading into the area and the sound of wailing ambulances could...
  • Al Shabaab claims responsibility for Ramadan attack in Somali capital

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Al Shabaab militants, who threatened to step up attacks during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, said on Saturday they were behind a blast that killed two people near the Somali parliament building. "This is our second attack...
  • At least 5 killed in attacks in Somali capital

    At least 5 killed in attacks in Somali capital
    Five soldiers and police were killed in the Somali capital on Saturday and a dozen others were wounded in bomb and gun attacks by Islamist militants, police and witnesses said. Al Shabaab fighters, who have threatened to step up attacks during the Muslim...
  • Ataques en capital de Somalia dejan al menos cinco muertos

    MOGADISCIO (Reuters) - Cinco soldados y policías murieron y una decena de personas resultaron heridas el sábado en la capital de Somalia debido a ataques bombas y con armas por parte de militantes islámicos, dijeron policías y testigos. Combatientes de...
  • At least 6 killed in car bombing near Somali parliament

    MOGADISHU, Somalia At least six people were killed Saturday in a suicide car bombing close to the Somali parliament in Mogadishu, the authorities said. Security official Mohamed Hassan said three soldiers were killed and that the bomber was believed to...
  • University of Texas student pleads guilty to terrorism charges

    AUSTIN, Texas The second of two 23-year-old men charged in Austin with aiding overseas terrorists has admitted that he connected an undercover agent with co-conspirators recruiting jihadi fighters to Somalia. Rahatul Ashikim Khan, a University of Texas...
  • Exclusive: U.S. discloses secret Somalia military presence, up to 120 troops

    Exclusive: U.S. discloses secret Somalia military presence, up to 120 troops
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. military advisors have secretly operated in Somalia since around 2007 and Washington plans to deepen its security assistance to help the country fend off threats by Islamist militant group al Shabaab, U.S. officials said....