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Somalia car bomb targets African Union convoy
Al-Shabab says seven killed in suicide attack near checkpoint on road linking capital Mogadishu and the town of Afgoye.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 18:34 GMT
Fight for Somalia turns town to dust
Once a bustling haven, Elasha Biyaha has almost become a ghost town as residents flee.
Last updated: 21 May 2013 08:46 GMT
'Khat' comeback allows Somalis to chew on
Business for women sellers of stimulant banned by al-Shabab has boomed since the armed group was driven out.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 09:46 GMT
Somalis flee as al-Shabab stronghold falls
Thousands head for Mogadishu as government and African Union troops shake al-Qaeda-linked rebels' grip on Afgoye.
Last updated: 26 May 2012 11:33 GMT
AU troops seize strategic Somalia town
Afgoye town captured from al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab fighters, as AU and Somalia troops clear areas around Mogadishu.
Last updated: 26 May 2012 08:47 GMT
Conflict threatens Somalia aid effort
Deadly drought is easing but prospect of new military offensive threatens ongoing humanitarian mission.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2011 16:38 GMT
UN downgrades half of famine zones in Somalia
Three zones downgraded to emergency status, but aid groups warn crisis not over with four million people needing help.
Last updated: 18 Nov 2011 20:34 GMT
Somalia rebels threaten US attack
Al-Shabab fighters want Barack Obama, the US president, to embrace Islam or face the threat of an attack by the group.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2010 22:37 GMT
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