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Scores killed in Nigeria twin car bomb blasts
At least 51 people killed at a bustling marketplace in Maiduguri, birthplace of the armed group Boko Haram.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2014 04:29 GMT
Fear spreads after Somali journalist jailing
Since Somalia's government took office in September, media workers have found themselves at increased risk.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 16:32 GMT
Somali journalist charged over rape report
UN says government charges could "intimidate and silence" those who investigative claims of rape by security forces.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2013 15:45 GMT
African Union troops 'to move into Kismayo'
Somali deputy PM tells Al Jazeera Kenyan and Somali forces to enter key city, after al-Shabab withdrawal.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2012 17:10 GMT
Al-Shabab rebels pull out of key Somali town
Rebel group pulls out of Kismayo, its last stronghold, after an assault by Kenyan and African Union forces.
Last updated: 29 Sep 2012 15:56 GMT
Al-Shabab claims Somalia car bombing
Islamist group says suicide attack outside restaurant where officials gather killed at least 17 in Mogadishu.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 11:07 GMT
Iraqi forces kill 'senior al-Qaeda leader'
Interior ministry says al-Qaeda affiliated commander in Mosul killed in assault on hideout, as 19 others are arrested.
Last updated: 21 Jan 2012 17:33 GMT
UAE pardons jailed activists
Emirates pardons five activists convicted previous day for insulting country's leadership, group's lawyer says.
Last updated: 28 Nov 2011 21:50 GMT
Prison terms for UAE activists over 'insult'
Five men sentenced to up to three years in jail for insulting leaders of the United Arab Emirates in online messages.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2011 13:53 GMT
Jailed UAE activists begin hunger strike
Move aimed at pressuring authorities to release activists unconditionally and halt judicial proceedings against them.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2011 14:02 GMT
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