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Al Qaeda bans men and women from shaking hands


January 10th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 10 (IANS) Militants linked to terror outfit Al Qaeda have banned "unrelated" Somalian men and women from shaking hands, speaking or walking together in public, a media report said Monday.The ... Read more...

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10 dead in suicide blast at Mogadishu airport


September 9th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 9 (DPA) A suicide blast at the airport of Somali capital Mogadishu Thursday killed at least 10 people, witnesses said. Witnesses said they saw a bomber drive up to the main ... Read more...

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Four peacekeepers killed in Somalia


August 30th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 30 (DPA) Four African Union peacekeepers were among 10 people killed in the Somali capital Mogadishu Monday as the Horn of Africa nation's president called for help against a growing ... Read more...

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Politicians among 60 dead in Somalia clashes (Second Lead)


August 24th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, Aug 24 (DPA) Somali politicians were among 31 people killed in an attack on a Mogadishu hotel Tuesday, as an insurgent offensive that has claimed at least 60 lives entered its ... Read more...

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Al Arabiya: Jordanian U.N. peacekeepers abducted in South Darfur released


August 17th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- Arabic-language television station Al Arabiya on Tuesday reported that two Jordanian United Nations - African Union peacekeepers have been freed after being abducted in South Darfur ... Read more...

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British government ’strongly condemns’ the kidnapping of two peacekeepers in Darfur


August 17th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SOUTH DARFUR (BNO NEWS) -- The British government on Tuesday 'strongly condemned' the kidnapping of two Jordanian United Nations-African Union peacekeepers in South Darfur last weekend.The police advisors with the African ... Read more...

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74 dead in Uganda blasts (Third Lead)


July 13th, 2010 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 12 (DPA) At least 74 people were killed and dozens injured in late night bombings targeting football fans in the Ugandan capital Kampala, with the Islamist al-Shaabab militia Monday claiming ... Read more...

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64 dead in Uganda bombings (Second lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 12 (DPA) Bombings targeting football fans in the Ugandan capital Kampala killed at least 64 people and left 71 others injured, officials said Monday. Chief of police Kale Kayihura said the ... Read more...

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13 killed in Somali violence


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, May 23 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and 30 injured in clashes between Islamist insurgents and government forces backed by African Union peacekeepers in the Somali capital Sunday, witnesses and hospital ... Read more...

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Actress Angelina Jolie calls for safety in Somalia


April 20th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – United Nations Goodwill Ambassador and award-winning actress Angelia Jolie is calling for more international attention and assistance for thousands of Somalis trapped in the country’s ... Read more...

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Somali military chief replaced amid insurgent push


May 16th, 2009 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi/Mogadishu, May 15 (DPA) Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has named a new military chief in the midst of the fighting between government forces and Islamist insurgents pushing to topple his ... Read more...

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Fourteen killed in car bomb attack in Somalia


January 24th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Jan 24 (Xinhua) A car bomb attack in this Somali capital killed at least 14 civilians Saturday, according to agencies' reports. The attack took place near a base of African Union ... Read more...

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No more fighting with insurgents: Somali government


November 28th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mogasishu, Nov 28 (Xinhua) The Somali transitional government said Friday its forces would not engage in hostilities with the insurgents to retake rebel-held territories.The government said its decision was in compliance with ... Read more...

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50 killed in clashes in Somalia


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu, July 2 (DPA) More than 50 people have been killed since Tuesday in fierce fighting between Somali government troops and Islamic insurgents, officials and residents said Wednesday. The chairman of the ... Read more...

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Somali president attacked at Mogadishu airport


June 1st, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Mogadishu, June 1 (Xinhua) Two people were injured after several mortar shells were fired by suspected Islamist insurgents at the convoy of Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed at Mogadishu airport, an official ... Read more...

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