Central & South Asia
People & Power
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11 - 20
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
Al-Shabab 'retreats' in battle for town
Spokesman for African Union forces in Somalia says al-Qaeda-linked group was driven from Hudur, a statement it denies.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2014 06:27 GMT
Deadly car bomb hits Somali capital
Al-Shabab claims it carried out suicide bomb blast in Mogadishu that killed at least 10 people.
Last updated: 27 Feb 2014 15:07 GMT
UN says arms for Somalia diverted to militias
Report says "systematic abuse" by officials after loosening of embargo has allowed diversion of weapons to armed groups.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2014 02:25 GMT
Somalis balk at plans for Ethiopian troops
Thousands of Ethiopians will be deployed as part of an African Union peacekeeping mission, worrying many in Somalia.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2014 12:42 GMT
Bitter splits ahead of Puntland election
The semi-autonomous Somali region will choose a new president in January.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2013 08:35 GMT
Somali president appoints new prime minister
Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, an economist, becomes second PM the African country has had in 14 months.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 23:20 GMT
Somali PM loses no-confidence vote
Abdi Farah Shirdon voted out of office just over a year after assuming post amid disagreement with country's president.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2013 18:23 GMT
Kenya forces say mall siege in final stages
Officials say all hostages freed from Westgate shopping centre in Nairobi, but al-Shabab gunmen are still inside.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 18:44 GMT
Somalia's 'New Deal' tackles old problems
Government pledges to improve its peoples' lives in return for $2.4bn in aid, but critics remain sceptical.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2013 17:04 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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