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Somalia

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Top Somalia Articles

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  • Exclusive: U.N. monitors allege 'conspiracy' to divert Somali assets

    VIENNA/NAIROBI (Reuters) - A United Nations panel that monitors compliance with U.N. sanctions on Somalia has accused the country's president, a former minister, and a U.S. law firm of conspiring to divert Somali assets recovered abroad, according to a...
  • Gunmen kill at least four in Kenyan port city, scatter leaflets

    MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa on Sunday, police said. Witnesses said gunmen went on a shooting rampage on the edge of Kenya's second-largest city and scattered...
  • 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...
  • Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Texan pleads guilty to aiding overseas terrorists

    AUSTIN, Texas Less than two weeks after his arrest at a Houston airport, a 23-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday in Austin to aiding overseas terrorists, admitting he had planned to join a Qaida offshoot gaining force in Syria. Michael Todd Wolfe, a...
  • Islamist rebels in Somalia kill three as Ramadan starts

    Islamist rebels in Somalia kill three as Ramadan starts
    Islamist rebels shot dead three members of Somalia's security forces in the capital Sunday, police and witnesses said, on the first day of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month when insurgents had warned they would stage attacks. The government and...
  • Milicianos islamistas atacan hotel en centro de Somalia: testigos

    MOGADISCIO (Reuters) - Milicianos islamistas lanzaron granadas en la puerta de un hotel en el centro de Somalia el jueves y luego abrieron fuego al ingresar al edificio utilizado por los soldados somalíes y las fuerzas de paz de la Unión Africana de...
  • Global turmoil fuels a sharp rise in refugee displacement

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, June 25: A United Nations report on refugees and internally displaced persons released last week revealed an appallingly high number of them in the world at the end of 2013...
  • Diane Sawyer To Leave ABC's 'World News' While Stephanopoulos, Muir Take Broader Anchor Roles

    Diane Sawyer will step away from her lead anchor role at ABC's "World News" to tackle a series of enterprise projects while George Stephanopoulos and David Muir will assume her responsibilities, the first as lead anchor on all special reports and breaking...