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Al-Shabab executes men accused of spying
Al-Qaeda-linked group accused three men of spying for the Somali and French governments.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 19:27 GMT
Twitter freezes account of Somali al-Qaeda
The microblogging site has suspended an account used by Somali insurgents to threaten Kenyan hostages.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2013 16:54 GMT
French agent 'executed' by al-Shabab
Somali armed group says it will release video of execution "any time it decides" after announcing death of the hostage.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 10:37 GMT
Al-Shabab sentences French agent to death
Somali armed group says hostage held for three years will be executed in response to failed French rescue bid.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2013 12:51 GMT
US admits role in French mission in Somalia
Obama says US forces gave limited technical support in failed French bid to rescue intelligence agent.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2013 15:22 GMT
France confirms failed Somali hostage rescue
French soldier killed and one missing in unsuccessful raid to free French captive held by rebel fighters in south.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2013 06:05 GMT
French hostage feared killed in Somalia
Conflicting reports on possible death of intelligence agent Denis Allex, captured by al-Shabab fighters.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2013 02:09 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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