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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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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.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
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In Pictures: Gaza civilians pay price of war
Dozens of Palestinians wounded by Israeli bombings in Gaza are now seeking treatment at East Jerusalem hospitals.
In Pictures: Lebanon's land mine survivors
While unexploded land mines still pepper many areas of Lebanon, amputees are rebuilding their lives.
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
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