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Al-Shabab claims deadly Somalia bombing
Four Americans reportedly among 12 people killed when suicide bomber targeted African Union troops near Mogadishu.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 18:48 GMT
AU troops accused of raping Somali women
AMISOM says report claiming soldiers assaulted girls as young as 12 and traded food aid for sex "unbalanced and unfair".
Last updated: 08 Sep 2014 12:46 GMT
Somalia's al-Shabab names new leader
Armed group appoints Ahmed Omar as successor to Ahmed Abdi Godane who was killed in US strikes last Tuesday.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 21:42 GMT
US confirms al-Shabab leader's death
Ahmed Abdi Godane, a founder of Somalia's al-Shabab group, was killed in a US air strike this week, Pentagon says.
Last updated: 06 Sep 2014 06:29 GMT
Battle against al-Shabab heats up in Somalia
American and AU troops aided by drones ramp up offensive against armed group blamed for a wave of violence in Somalia.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2014 08:22 GMT
Somali and AU forces in al-Shabab offensive
Somali and African Union forces launch "Operation Indian Ocean" to capture remaining ports held by armed group.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 18:08 GMT
Kenya anti-terrorism police accused of abuses
Rights group says strong evidence shows police carried out series of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2014 17:08 GMT
AU soldiers 'fire on Somalia protesters'
Witnesses and governor say at least six injured after troops open fire in Marka, but African Union denies accusations.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 16:34 GMT
Kenya tourism tanks amid increasing violence
Attacks on tourists have contributed to a steep decline in tourism in Kenya.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2014 06:15 GMT
Al-Shabab attack AU base in Somalia
At least 18 killed in fighting between armed group and government and African Union forces in Hiran, al-Shabab says.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2014 18:27 GMT
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