UN

UN peacekeeping weapons losses 'could equip an army'

Blue helmets have lost thousands of weapons and millions of rounds of ammunition this century, Small Arms Survey says.

UN peacekeeping arms losses could equip an army: report

Africa

Five things you need to know about Somaliland's vote

Somalilanders will choose their next leader after inadequate funding, political disagreements and drought delayed polls.

Five things you need to know about Somaliland's vote

Crimes against humanity

'Still no sleep': The man who buried Somaliland's dead

Forced to bury thousands, Abdullahi Ibrahim recounts surviving the mass killings by Somalia's army in country's north.

The man who buried Somaliland's dead

Africa

High spirits as Somaliland prepares to vote

Election fever grips Somaliland ahead of a tense leadership challenge.

High spirits as Somaliland prepares to vote

Slovenia

In limbo: Inside Britain's detention system

Asylum seekers in the UK complain of neglect, abuse and lengthy detentions.

In limbo: Inside Britain's detention system

Somalia

US army conducts two air strikes in Somalia

US says attacks were conducted in coordination with Somali government forces and targeted ISIL in country's northeast.

US Africa Command conducts air strikes in Somalia

Somalia

Somalia sacks intelligence and police chiefs

Dismissals ordered after security forces end night-long siege by al-Shabab at a hotel in the capital Mogadishu.

Somalia

Deadly double bombing hits Somalia's Mogadishu

City targeted by two car-bomb attacks, killing 23 people, as violence targeting the country shows no sign of abating.

Africa

Somali PM to visit Mogadishu blast victims in Turkey

Prime minister's trip to Ankara reaffirms strong ties between the two countries, analysts say.

Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire to visit Turkey

Middle East

Mogadishu bombing: Turkish base was the 'intended target'

Details of the massive bombing in Mogadishu last week have become clearer and intelligence officials in Mogadishu say that the real target was a Turkish military base in the city, the biggest base Turkey has abroad.

Somalia

Deadly blast strikes Mogadishu week after worst attack

Roadside bomb attack kills 11 people, including women, days after more than 350 lost their lives in Somali city.

Mogadishu: 11 killed week after deadliest blast

Somalia

Why is Mogadishu still a frequent target for attacks?

More than 10 years after African Union peacekeepers were deployed, why is the coastal city still plagued by bombings?

Why is Mogadishu still a frequent target for attacks?

War & Conflict

Bombings in Mogadishu - a 2017 timeline

The Somali capital has witnessed some of its deadliest attacks this year.

Bombings in Mogadishu - a 2017 timeline

War & Conflict

Somalia bombing death toll rises to 358

Security officials update number of victims of Saturday's attack as car bomb blast claims more lives outside Mogadishu.

War & Conflict

Somalis angry over government's failure to prevent deadly blast

More than 300 people were killed in two bombings on Saturday and hundreds of others injured.