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Somalia's political restart
Can yet another attempt to install a strong central government after years of chaos really succeed?
Last updated: 22 Aug 2012 10:15 GMT
Somalia: Rescuing the process of transition
For a constitution to be created successfully, the process must be transparent, inclusive and thoroughly debated.
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Last updated: 11 May 2012 08:39 GMT
Fighting Somalia's pirates onshore
Will expanding the Atalanta mission end piracy in Somalia, or will it further complicate the situation in the country?
Last updated: 26 Mar 2012 11:36 GMT
Al-Qaeda and al-Shabab: Double the trouble?
We ask what the formal merger of the two groups means for the conflict in Somalia.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2012 09:37 GMT
Ending the famine in Somalia
The blame game should stop and the international community must address the situation before it gets too late.
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Last updated: 18 Aug 2011 07:00 GMT
Africa's old guard on the run?
Cote d'Ivoire's Laurent Gbagbo is just the latest in a line of African strongmen who find themselves pressed.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2011 12:09 GMT
Hope and urgency in Somalia
The formation of a new cabinet is a positive step, but the international community must now offer sustained support.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2010 12:22 GMT
Somaliland vs Somalia
Why has Somaliland succeeded while mainland Somalia tops the list of failed states?
Last updated: 24 Jun 2010 12:39 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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