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Kenyan leader orders seizure of coastal zone
President orders repossession of 2,000 square kilometres of land in Lamu County which he says was acquired "dubiously".
Last updated: 01 Aug 2014 03:03 GMT
Somalia asks for international support
Britain pledges millions to help train security forces and judges for war-torn country at conference in London.
Last updated: 07 May 2013 20:01 GMT
Suicide blast targets Somali security forces
At least six people killed and several others wounded by explosion outside prime minister's office in Mogadishu.
Last updated: 29 Jan 2013 11:57 GMT
Somali comic who mocked al-Shabab shot dead
Al-Shabab deny killing Warsame Shire Awale, a popular veteran broadcaster known for poking fun at the armed group.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2012 20:11 GMT
Somali MP shot dead in capital Mogadishu
Mustaf Haji Mohamed becomes first politician assassinated since appointment of new parliament in August.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 10:15 GMT
Grenade attack hits Kenya's Mombasa
Fatal incident in bar in Indian Ocean city comes a day after US embassy issued "imminent attack" warning.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2012 05:54 GMT
Somali president unscathed in ambush
Al-Shabab gunmen attack convoy north of Mogadishu, while group says it exchanged fire with warships off port of Kismayo.
Last updated: 29 May 2012 18:10 GMT
US-born al-Shabab fighter 'fears for life'
American Islamist fighter says in online video he may be in danger from fellow extremists over "Sharia...and strategy".
Last updated: 17 Mar 2012 19:51 GMT
Shabab fighters 'driven out' of Somali city
At least 18 people killed as Somali and Ethiopian troops seize town after battles with al-Shabab rebels.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2011 17:20 GMT
Puntland shuns Somali government
Autonomous region says it is breaking away from the federation until 'legitimate' one is put in place.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2011 10:07 GMT
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