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Saving Somalia: A wasted effort?
We ask how serious world leaders at the London conference are in tackling problems facing the war-torn African state.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2012 08:54 GMT
UN envoy moves to Somalia as violence rages
Envoy moves to Mogadishu for the first time in 17 years, amid violence in the southern and central parts of the country.
Last updated: 25 Jan 2012 02:57 GMT
The Mayor of Mogadishu
It is one of the world's toughest jobs, but one man is determined to make a difference in the war-torn Somali capital.
Last updated: 16 Nov 2011 14:41 GMT
Somali legislator killed in Mogadishu
Adan Bule Mohamed shot dead in front of his house in the south of the capital.
Last updated: 10 Nov 2011 10:33 GMT
Who are al-Shabab?
Armed group is waging a brutal war aimed at toppling Somalia's government and imposing Islamic law.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2011 16:21 GMT
Kenya blast suspect claims al-Shabab ties
Man arrested over twin explosions in Nairobi admits involvement in bus stop attack and says he belongs to Somali group.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2011 20:39 GMT
Somalia wants new force to guard aid convoys
Proposed force will guard vital food supplies after state troops looted supplies meant for famine victims.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2011 00:00 GMT
US 'extends drone strikes to Somalia'
First such attack reported in East African nation wounds two leaders of anti-government group al-Shabab.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2011 10:17 GMT
Somalia: Manifestation of stealth trusteeship
Somalia is being run by many masters with irreconcilable agendas, but this exploitation must end if peace is to prevail.
Afyare Abdi Elmi
Last updated: 04 Apr 2011 10:37 GMT
Puntland shuns Somali government
Autonomous region says it is breaking away from the federation until 'legitimate' one is put in place.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2011 10:07 GMT
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