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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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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.
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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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