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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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