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Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday.The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant ... Read more...

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Somali pirates want Indian hostages swapped with jailed colleagues


April 16th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), Apr 16 (ANI): Despite receiving a multimillion dollar ransom, the Somali pirates have kept the Indian hostages, and demanded release of their colleagues in India."We decided to keep them because ... Read more...

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EU NAVFOR disrupts Somali pirate attack


November 17th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A European Union (EU) Naval Force (NAVFOR) was able to disrupt a Pirate Action Group, the EU said Wednesday.The EU NAVFOR French Flagship FS de Grasse. while ... Read more...

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Panamanian-flagged vessel pirated off Somalia


November 11th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Panamanian-flagged vessel on Thursday was pirated in the Somali Basin while on route from Malaysia to Suez, the European Union Naval Force Somalia said.The master of ... Read more...

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Thai Navy disrupts Somali pirate attack on Liberian-flagged vessel


November 1st, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) naval vessel was able to disrupt a Somali pirate attack on a Liberian-flagged vessel last Thursday, CMF said on Monday.The Liberian-flagged merchant ... Read more...

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British aid worker released after kidnapping in Somalia


October 20th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two aid workers with 'Save the Children' who were kidnapped last week in Somalia's central Adado region were released and reportedly on their way back home.Frans Bernard, ... Read more...

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Two ‘Save the Children’ aid workers kidnapped in Somalia


October 15th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two aid workers with 'Save the Children' in Somalia's central Adado region were kidnapped after Somali gunmen raided the building where they were staying in.Adado district commissioner ... Read more...

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At least six dead in car bombing at Somalia airport


September 9th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people have died after a suicide car bomb exploded at the Adden Adde International Airport in the capital of Somalia on Thursday.Flames and heavy ... Read more...

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At least 32 dead, including MPs, after hotel attack in Somalia


August 25th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 32 people were killed on Tuesday when gunmen from an Islamic insurgent group raided a hotel in Somalia, the BBC reported.Two men disguised as government ... Read more...

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Kampala attacks just a beginning, warns Al Shabaab leader


July 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), July 15 (ANI): The spiritual leader of the radical Islamist group in Somalia which claimed responsibility for the deadly Sunday twin attacks in Ugandan capital Kampala, said the assault was ... Read more...

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Pak, Afghan militants taking control of Somalia’s radical Al-Shabab movement


June 9th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), June 9(ANI): Somali intelligence officials, analysts and former Al-Shabab fighters have said that foreign fighters from Pakistan and Afghanistan are gaining influence inside the country's Al-Shabab militia.Al-Shabaab is said ... Read more...

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EU NAVFOR Netherlands warship disrupts Pirate Action Group


May 8th, 2010 - 5:10 am ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) – The Netherlands warship Johan de Witt intercepted and disrupted a Pirate Action group (PAG) in the Somalia Basin on Friday morning, the European Union Naval Force (EU ... Read more...

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Islamist insurgents seize Somali pirate base


May 3rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), May 3 (ANI): Radical Islamist insurgents in Somalia have seized one of the country's most notorious pirate dens, raising questions about whether rebels with connections to Al Qaeda will now ... Read more...

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35 die in explosions at mosque of Somali capital


May 2nd, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Twin explosions struck a mosque on Saturday in the Somali capital, killing 35 and wounding more than 50 others, media reports said.The explosions took place near the ... Read more...

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Somali Pirate Killed By Spanish Navy


March 28th, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by GD
By Meena KarMogadishu, Somalia, March 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports on Tuesday, one Somali pirate was gunned down and six other suspects were arrested along with three pirate ships. The incident ... Read more...

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U.S. aiding Somalia for major offensive to retake its capital


March 6th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), Mar 6(ANI): The United States is aiding the Somali Government, which is preparing a major offensive to finally reassert its control over its capital and bring order to a country ... Read more...

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Somali government, opposition sign power-sharing deal


November 26th, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu (Somalia), Nov 26 (Xinhua) The Transitional Somali government and a main opposition faction, the Alliance for the Reliberation of Somalia (ARS), have finalized a power-sharing deal during talks in Djibouti, according ... Read more...

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Somalian militia kidnap six foreigners


November 5th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu (Somalia), Nov 5 (Xinhua) Six foreign nationals -- four aid workers and two pilots -- were abducted Wednesday by unidentified gunmen in the central Somali town of Dhusamareb, the provincial capital ... Read more...

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Six killed as Ethiopian troops fire on minibus in Somalia


August 14th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu (Somalia), Aug 14 (DPA) Six civilians were killed and four wounded when Ethiopian troops opened fired on a minibus just south of this Somali capital, witnesses said Thursday. They said the ... Read more...

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Somali pirates release two German hostages: Official


August 9th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu (Somalia), Aug 9 (DPA) Somali pirates have released a German couple kidnapped in late June as they sailed through the Gulf of Aden, an official said Saturday. The official from the ... Read more...

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Insurgents seize southern Somali town


August 8th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Mogadishu (Somalia), Aug 8 (Xinhua) Fighters of the Somali insurgent group Islamist Al-shabaab Friday took over Hudur, the provincial capital of the southern province of Bakool, without fighting, residents said. The local ... Read more...

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Aid agencies rethinking Somali position as attacks increase


July 15th, 2008 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu (Somalia), July 14 (DPA) Aid agencies are considering suspending operations in conflict-stricken Somalia as deadly attacks against humanitarian workers ramp up, reports said Monday. Millions of Somalis are reliant upon ... Read more...

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UN officer reported kidnapped in Somalia


June 22nd, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu (Somalia), June 22 (DPA) The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHRC) 's top representative was abducted overnight at Elesha Biyaha, south of the Somalian capital, residents said. Hassan Mohamed Ali, popularly ... Read more...

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Five dead in Somalia airport shelling as president flies out


June 12th, 2008 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu (Somalia), June 12 (DPA) At least five civilians died Thursday when Islamic insurgents attacked government soldiers near Mogadishu airport just minutes after Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed took off, residents and ... Read more...

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Shelling kills at least 15, injures 64 in Somali market


June 8th, 2008 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Mogadishu (Somalia), June 8 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and 64 wounded Sunday when shells rained down on an open market in the Somalian capital during fighting between government troops ... Read more...

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BBC journalist shot dead in Somalia


June 8th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu(Somalia), June 8 (DPA) Nasteh Dahir Farah, a reporter for the BBC and AP news agency, has been killed by unknown gunmen in the town of Kismayo, 500 km south of Mogadishu, ... Read more...

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India seeks insurance details of hijacked ship


May 23rd, 2008 - 2:05 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The Director-General of Shipping (DGS) in Mumbai is trying to find out whether or not the hijacked Jordanian cargo ship M.V. Victoria, its 10 Indian and other crew ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffes journey from Harry Potter to slain photog


January 24th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Daniel Radcliffe has finally come out of his famous Harry Potter character and discussed his first major role after the conclusion of the blockbuster film franchise.Radcliffe, who has ... Read more...

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