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Somali assembly endorses draft constitution
Two suicide bombers killed outside the building where leaders voted to support the UN-backed plan.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 17:47 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
Somalia's future debated at Turkey conference
UN chief Ban Ki-moon tells meeting on Somalia's transition process that country must develop its own security apparatus.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2012 14:02 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 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
AU claims Somalia operation success
Envoy says major offensive by peacekeepers reclaimed 'significant' territory from rebels in war-torn country.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2011 22:23 GMT
Somaliland releases Russian crew
Six Russian crew members given suspended one-year sentences for trying to fly arms into Puntland region.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2010 01:27 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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