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Somalia MP killed in drive-by shooting
Politician and folk singer Saado Ali Warsame is fourth MP killed in 2014 in attacks claimed by armed group al-Shabab.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2014 14:34 GMT
US to name first envoy to Somalia in decades
Obama to appoint new ambassador to Mogadishu, 23 years after the US mission in the country closed.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2014 23:37 GMT
Somali region appeals for aid after cyclone
UN says as many as 30,000 people may need aid after floods triggered by cyclone wash away roads and kill at least 300.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 04:25 GMT
Calls for Somalis' return grow after siege
Sending Somali refugees home was on Kenya's agenda - but al-Shabab attack has made it a priority.
Last updated: 07 Oct 2013 10:41 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
Gay Somali refugees face death threats
Gay, lesbian and HIV-infected refugees fear violent persecution should they return home.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2013 21:46 GMT
Syria strife sends Somali refugees on the run
Many are being forced to flee conflict again, years after having sought refuge in Syria from civil war back home.
Mona Kosar Abdi
Last updated: 22 May 2013 12:51 GMT
Deadly grenade attack in Kenya's Dadaab camp
Two youths killed and seven people injured in attack on popular eating place in northeast Kenya's refugee camp complex.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2013 08:33 GMT
The promise of Somali elections
We ask if the latest presidential elections could usher in a much-coveted new era for the war-ravaged country.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2012 13:05 GMT
Somalia swears in historic new parliament
Embattled country's transition officially ended on Monday, with 215 out of 275 parliamentarians sworn in.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2012 09:40 GMT
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