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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
Somali government appoints mayor
Mogadishu streets are relatively quiet after days of heavy fighting.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2007 14:22 GMT
Islamists take main Somali port city
Forces belonging to the Islamic Courts Union have captured the southern Somali port city of Kismayo after the regional commander ruling the region fled.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2006 06:03 GMT
Somali Islamists seize key port
Islamists in control of much of southern
have seized a key port without any fighting, in a new blow to the country'
Last updated: 16 Aug 2006 10:58 GMT
Somali PM seeks tribal cooperation
Somali Prime Minister Ali Muhammad Gidi appealed to the tribal chiefs controlling the country's capital to cooperate with his government, currently exiled in Kenya, to pave the way for its safe relocation home.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2005 21:33 GMT
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