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Somali 'Big Mouth' quits pirate industry
Mohamed "Afweyne" Abdi Hassan renounces illicit profession, as international naval crackdown diminishes piracy profits.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2013 22:02 GMT
Somali MP shot dead in capital Mogadishu
Mustaf Haji Mohamed becomes first politician assassinated since appointment of new parliament in August.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2012 10:15 GMT
Somali inspiration battles against the odds
Al Jazeera's Teresa Krug meets a young Somali Olympian battling to compete in London 2012.
Teresa Krug in Addis Ababa
Last updated: 20 Aug 2012 20:02 GMT
Timeline: Somalia's historic highlights
A brief history of violence in Somalia and its relations with its neighbours.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 16:03 GMT
Somalia assembly meets to form new government
Special assembly begins first-ever talks on draft constitution as transitional government approaches end of mandate.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2012 21:19 GMT
Where are Somalia's missing millions?
As a leaked UN report blames leaders for unaccounted aid money we ask if there is political will to tackle corruption.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2012 13:42 GMT
UN chief warns of 'power vacuum' in Somalia
Ban Ki-moon says urgent aid is needed to prevent security breakdowns after country's scheduled power transfer in August.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2012 06:32 GMT
Somali president unscathed in ambush
Al-Shabab gunmen attack convoy north of Mogadishu, while group says it exchanged fire with warships off port of Kismayo.
Last updated: 29 May 2012 18:10 GMT
British FM in surprise visit to Mogadishu
Britain appoints first ambassador to Somalia in 21 years, as William Hague pledges support for summit in London.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2012 20:57 GMT
UN toughens sanctions on Eritrea
Asmara is accused by neighbouring countries of plotting terrorist attacks and supporting Somali rebels.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2011 22:02 GMT
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