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Can Somalia disarm its militias?
After years of civil war and weak government, the country is awash with weapons.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 21:39 GMT
'This is not Kenya's war'
As the siege in a Nairobi mall drags on, escaped shoppers think of those still trapped inside.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2013 18:11 GMT
Somalia's peace: Running on empty?
We examine the ongoing issues facing the country in the aftermath of al-Shabab attacks on a state institution.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 11:27 GMT
Somalis make a twitter election connection
"Somalia" became an international trending topic on twitter as news hungry members of the diaspora exchanged analysis.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2012 10:57 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
ISIL and the French diplomatic renaissance
Back for more: The US and Iraq
The new 'robocops' policing the poor
Afghan elections: Why the candidates can't reach a deal
Russia: We warned the Americans about Islamic State
The face that launched a thousand tweets
Mary Jane Baxter
In Pictures: Beyond the burqa
For many the burqa is symbol of women's oppression while others call it assertion of religious or cultural identity.
In Pictures: DR Congo's dance battles
Salaam Kivu International Film Festival gives the people of war-weary eastern DR Congo a chance to forget their misery.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
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