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14 killed in Somalia suicide bombing


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 14 people, including three journalists and a number of Somali government officials, were killed and many others injured in two suicide bombings at a ... Read more...

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Five Somali kids killed in school bombing


August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) At least five children died and a dozen others were injured when a bomb exploded at a school in Somalia, an official said.The attack took place ... Read more...

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Somali Olympic sprinter dies at sea


August 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 21 (IANS) A Somali sprinter, who was member of the Olympic team at the 2008 Beijing Games, died during an attempt to reach the Italian shores on a ... Read more...

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Suicide bombers killed at Somalian assembly meet venue


August 1st, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 1 (IANS) At least two suicide bombers were shot dead in Mogadishu when they approached a venue of the Somalia's National Constituent Assembly meeting Wednesday.A policeman was also ... Read more...

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French hostage in Somalia alive: Minister


July 14th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 14 (IANS) A French intelligence agent who was taken hostage in Somalia three years ago is still alive, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said.According to Xinhua, ... Read more...

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UAE bakery feeds 5,000 Somali families a day


July 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, July 8 (IANS/WAM) A bakery in Mogadishu run by a charity organisation from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) provides bread for 5,000 families every day at refugee ... Read more...

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9,000 displaced in Somalia violence


May 27th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, May 26 (IANS) At least 9,200 people have been displaced in a fierce battle raging between the coalition forces and the insurgents near the Somali capital, the UN refugee ... Read more...

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Journalist shot dead in Somalia - sixth this year


May 24th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, May 24 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen Thursday shot dead a reporter working with a radio station here in the Somali capital, the sixth journalist to be killed in the country ... Read more...

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12 killed in Somalia blast


April 10th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, April 9 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and over 30 injured Monday after a bomb blast hit a market place in a Somalian town, police and witnesses ... Read more...

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Kenya to deploy 4,600 soldiers in Somalia


March 13th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 13 (IANS) Kenya will deploy 4,660 soldiers in Somalia as part of the Africa Union peacekeeping force, a top official said Monday.Chief of defence forces General Julius Karangi ... Read more...

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Somali radio station director killed


February 29th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Feb 29 (IANS) Some masked gunmen Tuesday killed the Somali radio station's director in Mogadishu city, said a police official.Somaliweyn radio's director Abukar Hassan was shot dead near his ... Read more...

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Ten dead in Somalia bombing


February 9th, 2012 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Feb 9 (IANS) A suicide car bomber Wednesday struck a hotel frequented by officials in Mogadishu, killing at least 10 people.The attacker rammed his explosives-laden car into the boundary ... Read more...

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Somalia car bomb kills 10 at a cafe


February 9th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mogadishu, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Islamic group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility of the bomb blast in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. The police has confirmed that 10 people were killed ... Read more...

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Emirati volunteers celebrate Eid with Somali kids


November 7th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Nov 7 (IANS/WAM) A group of Emirati volunteers celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha with Somali children at the refugee camps on the Somali-Kenyan border.As part of celebrations, they organised entertainment, health, and ... Read more...

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UAE opens mobile hospital at Somali-Kenyan border


October 31st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has opened a 50-bed mobile hospital at the Somali-Kenyan border to provide medical help to the needy in the refugee camps.Opened ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie donate $340,000 to Somalia


October 10th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have donated $340,000 for famine victims in Somalia.Jolie -- who raises six children, Maddox, 10, Pax, seven, Zahara, ... Read more...

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Somali President condemns Mogadishu attack


October 5th, 2011 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 5 (IANS) Somali President Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed has strongly condemned Tuesday's suicide attack in Mogadishu in which 70 people died and 150 suffered injuries.The attack occurred when ... Read more...

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65 dead in Somali car bombing


October 4th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Oct 4 (IANS) At least 65 people were killed Tuesday when a suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives near the education ministry in this Somali capital, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Somalia hails UAE’s humanitarian efforts


September 16th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) Somalia has lauded UAE government's support to the people of Somalia who are affected by the drought in the Horn of Africa.Receiving the UAE medical delegation ... Read more...

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Malaysian cameraman shot dead in Somalia


September 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR (BNO NEWS) -- A cameraman working for the Malaysian national news agency Bernama was killed in a shooting on late Friday afternoon while working in Somalia, the news agency confirmed ... Read more...

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UAE team meets kids in Somalia on Eid


September 2nd, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 31 (IANS/WAM) An Emirati team visiting Somalia to provide aid to the people celebrated Eid with the children, who were displaced with their families following a wave ... Read more...

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Somalia’s food aid stolen, UN launches investigation


August 16th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mogadishu, August 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United Nations has launched investigation into how food aid to the starving people of Somalia went missing. The world body said thousands of sacks of food ... Read more...

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UAE sends 40 tonnes of food to famine-hit Somalia


August 14th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates Red Crescent (UAERC) has dispatched to a number of camps in Somalia nearly 40 tonnes of essential food supplies sufficient for ... Read more...

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UAE charity sends aid to famine-hit Somalia


August 10th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 10 (IANS/WAM) A charity organisation in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has distributed food aid to over 2,000 families affected by the famine in Somalia.The Sharjah Charity Association ... Read more...

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UAE charity delivers aid in famine-hit Somalia


August 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 6 (IANS) The Sharjah Charity Association (SCA) has delivered the first tranche of emergency aid to hundreds of famine-struck people in Somalia, it was announced Saturday.SCA gave out ... Read more...

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UAE charities seek to expedite Somalia relief efforts


July 25th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 24 (IANS/WAM) The charities in the UAE Sunday discussed plans to jointly coordinate and expedite the relief efforts in famine-hit Somalia.The meeting was held at the Red ... Read more...

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Mastermind of US embassy bombings killed in Somalia


June 12th, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 12 (IANS) The mastermind of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania has been killed in Somalia, an official said here Saturday.Comoros-born Fazul Abdullah ... Read more...

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17 killed in Mogadishu fighting


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, June 2 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and many others injured in fierce battles between Somali government forces and Islamist insurgents Thursday over control of the ... Read more...

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German chemical tanker with 19 Indians freed by Somali pirates


December 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu, Dec 29 (ANI): Somali pirates have reportedly released a German-owned chemical tanker having 19 Indians, two Bangladeshis and a Ukrainian lonboard, after allegedly receiving a 5.5 million dollars ransom money.According ... Read more...

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US woman charged with aiding Somalia-based militia with Al-Qaeda links


November 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A Californian woman has been charged with aiding a Somalia-based militia with ties to Al-Qaeda, the US Department of Justice has said.Nima Ali Yusuf was arrested on November ... Read more...

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Somalia overtakes Iraq as country ‘most at risk from terror attacks’


November 15th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu, Nov 15 (ANI): Somalia has overtaken Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, as the country most at risk from terror attacks, according to the Terrorism Risk Index (TRI) calculated by the Maplecroft company.Sixteen ... Read more...

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Somali pirates free Brit couple after 388 days


November 14th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.14 (ANI): Somalian pirates have freed Kent couple Paul and Rachel Chandler 388 days after they were kidnapped from their yacht.According to The Telegraph, the Chandlers are now under the protection ... Read more...

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Somali premier resigns amid spat with president


September 21st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (DPA) Somalia's Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke resigned Tuesday over tensions with the conflict-hit country's president. "After political crises in the government and after I have seen that insecurity ... Read more...

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European security experts fear al-Qaeda wings expanded to Uganda


September 21st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): There seems to be a growing concern in the western world, especially after the arrest of a British man on terrorism charges on his way to Entebbe, that ... Read more...

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Somali jailed over plane hijack attempt in New Zealand


August 27th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 27 (DPA) A Somali refugee who attempted to hijack a passenger jet in New Zealand was sentenced Friday to nine years in jail by a court in the South Island ... Read more...

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