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Somali president appoints new prime minister
Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, an economist, becomes second PM the African country has had in 14 months.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 23:20 GMT
Somali PM loses no-confidence vote
Abdi Farah Shirdon voted out of office just over a year after assuming post amid disagreement with country's president.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2013 18:23 GMT
Deadly explosion rocks Mogadishu hotel
Al-Shabab says it carried out bombing which killed at least six people, including four policemen, in Somalia's capital.
Last updated: 11 Nov 2013 14:06 GMT
AU force probes Somali woman 'gang-rape'
Woman alleges peacekeepers in Somali capital Mogadishu abducted, drugged and repeatedly sexually assaulted her.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 11:44 GMT
A bright future for Somalia is within touching distance
The war-torn country has made significant progress under a new government, but now needs international support.
Abdi Farah Shirdon
Last updated: 07 May 2013 13:43 GMT
Journalist murder unnerves Somalia media
Killing of Mohamed Ibrahim Rage this week highlights lack of safety for reporters working in the war-torn country.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 11:29 GMT
Somalia must strengthen the rule of law and investigate sexual violence
Somalia has come a long way, but its people deserve nothing less than full investigations into claims of sexual abuse.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2013 14:17 GMT
Somali government to tackle rape cases
Newly-appointed president and PM say they will address the cases of rape in the capital, but within confines of the law.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 12:06 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
Somalia prime minister unveils leaner cabinet
Abdi Farah Shirdon Saaid appoints 10 ministers, including a woman who will serve as foreign minister.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2012 05:24 GMT
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In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
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Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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