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Al-Shabab and the party balloon effect
As a result of decades of exploitation, the Somali people are sick and tired of always being the expendable pawn.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2014 13:00 GMT
The fight against al-Shabab
A false and premature sense of security regarding al-Shabab's capabilities led to the tragedy in Nairobi, Dersso writes.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 13:39 GMT
Libya wants answers over raid by US commandos
PM suggests he was not informed of operation to seize alleged al-Qaeda man wanted for East Africa embassy bombings.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 12:47 GMT
Somali group says base raided by 'Westerners'
Al-Shabab says British and Turkish troops landed on coastal town and engaged in firefight - a claim both nations deny.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2013 22:51 GMT
Al-Shabab carries out fresh attack in Kenya
Two police officers killed in attack carried out by armed group that was also behind the deadly Nairobi mall siege.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 11:14 GMT
Nairobi attack: Game-changer for East Africa?
As Kenyans recover from brazen assault, many wonder what response is forthcoming for al-Shabab.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2013 11:15 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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