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Dozens of Somali refugees killed in airstrike off Yemen

More than 40 Somali refugees have been killed when the boat they were travelling in was attacked, according to the International Organisation for Migration.

More than 40 Somali refugees have been killed when the boat they were travelling in was attacked, according to the International Organisation for Migration.

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Reality of the worst drought since 1945 peaking in parts of Africa

The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population move

The Horn of Africa is facing its third consecutive year of drought causing thirst and hunger, decimating livestock, destroying livelihoods, spreading disease and triggering large scale population move

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Deadly explosions rip through Somali capital

Somali police sources say two blasts in Mogadishu have killed more than ten people and wounded over a dozen.

Somali police sources say two blasts in Mogadishu have killed more than ten people and wounded over a dozen.

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Famine and diarrhoea kill 'over 100' in Somalia, says PM

More than 100 people have died from famine and diarrhoea in southern Somalia over a two-day period, according to the country’s prime minister.

More than 100 people have died from famine and diarrhoea in southern Somalia over a two-day period, according to the country’s prime minister.

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Somalia: Deadly car bomb rocks Mogadishu market

A car bomb attack on a market in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, left dozens dead and injured on Sunday.

A car bomb attack on a market in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, left dozens dead and injured on Sunday.

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Somalia: death toll rises in Mogadishu hotel bombings

The number of confirmed dead from a dual attack on a hotel in Mogadishu rose to 28 on Wednesday, according to the ambulance service in the Somali capital.

The number of confirmed dead from a dual attack on a hotel in Mogadishu rose to 28 on Wednesday, according to the ambulance service in the Somali capital.

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Al Shabaab attack in Somalia

A car bomb has exploded near the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.

A car bomb has exploded near the gate of a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu.

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Somalia: Al Shabaab claims deadly hotel attack

A combined suicide bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left a number of people dead and injured.

A combined suicide bombing and gun attack at a hotel in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has left a number of people dead and injured.

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Three die in Somali militant attack

Suicide bombers have attacked the main peacekeeping base in the capital of Somalia. Police say at least three Somali security officers have been killed.

Suicide bombers have attacked the main peacekeeping base in the capital of Somalia. Police say at least three Somali security officers have been killed.

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Two women defy the odds to run for president in Somalia

Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.

Somalia is a patriarchal society which has never had a female leader till until recently when two women took a step to make that dream a reality.

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26 hostages released by Somali pirates after nearly five years in captivity

Somali pirates have released 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country’s piracy scourge,

Somali pirates have released 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country’s piracy scourge,

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Somali Islamist attack kills three in restaurant

Somali Islamist group al Shabaab have bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu, killing three, officials said.

Somali Islamist group al Shabaab have bombed a restaurant frequented by members of the security forces in Mogadishu, killing three, officials said.

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Mogadishu hotel attack: 15 dead, al-Shabaab claim assault

Smoke rises from a hotel in Mogadishu after a car bomber rammed the gates and gunmen stormed the building in the Somali capital.

Smoke rises from a hotel in Mogadishu after a car bomber rammed the gates and gunmen stormed the building in the Somali capital.

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Two jailed for life over Somali airline blast

A Somali military court on Monday jailed 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in a Daallo Airlines plane bound for Djibouti in…

A Somali military court on Monday jailed 10 people it said were behind a bomb blast that blew a hole in a Daallo Airlines plane bound for Djibouti in…

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US airstrike targets senior al-Shabab member in Somalia

Hassan Ali Dhoore is said to have played a direct role in the deadly attacks on the Mogadishu airport and a hotel in the Somali capital

Hassan Ali Dhoore is said to have played a direct role in the deadly attacks on the Mogadishu airport and a hotel in the Somali capital

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Somali plane suicide bomber meant to be on different flight

A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week, was meant to be on a different flight. Daallo

A suspected suicide bomber who blew a hole in the fuselage of a Daallo Airlines plane last week, was meant to be on a different flight. Daallo

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Crisis call for Ethiopia as food aid due to run out soon

The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency

The worst drought to hit Ethiopia in 50 years is about to become a crisis according to the charity Save the Children . It is warning that emergency

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Somali passenger jet 'holed by bomb'

A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a Somalian passenger jet was caused by a bomb, meant to kill everyone on board, according to the

A blast that punched a hole in the fuselage of a Somalian passenger jet was caused by a bomb, meant to kill everyone on board, according to the

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Car bomb kills three at Mogadishu airport

Three people have died at Mogadishu airport in a suicide bombing just days after an explosion ripped through a Somali airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing.

Three people have died at Mogadishu airport in a suicide bombing just days after an explosion ripped through a Somali airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing.