Thursday 21 September 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-09-21

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AFP - 9/12/17

Somali soldiers, some of them wounded, fled across the border into Kenya during an attack by Islamic militants on the town of Bulo Hawo on Monday, security sources...

AFP - 9/9/17

Several thousand fans on Friday watched the first night-time football match to be played in Mogadishu since chaos descended on the Somali capital nearly three decades...

AFP - 9/5/17

More than 10 soldiers died on Sunday and several others were wounded when Al-Qaeda-aligned Shabaab militants stormed a base in southern Somalia, security sources said...

AFP - 8/14/17

A one-time deputy leader and spokesman for Somalia's Shabaab insurgents defected to the country's government on Sunday, a local official said.

Muktar Robow was...

AFP - 7/31/17

Shabaab militants in Somalia on Sunday claimed they had killed 39 African Union troops in an ambush in the country's south.

The claim by the Al-Qaeda linked...

AFP - 7/30/17

At least five people were killed and ten wounded in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Sunday when a car bomb detonated on a busy road, the security ministry said.

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AFP - 7/18/17

Somalia rejoined the world wide web on Monday, more than three weeks after internet access was cut when a container ship damaged an undersea cable connecting the Horn...

AFP - 7/12/17

Last month, a baby was born in the Somali capital Mogadishu with a terrible eye defect that requires treatment abroad.

The infant was cleared for treatment in...

AFP - 6/28/17

As a teenager, Aden Hussein chose to become a refugee to get an education.

With Somalia in collapse, he left his family for neighbouring Kenya where Dadaab,...

AFP - 6/22/17

Five people were killed and 10 were wounded Thursday when a car packed with explosives rammed into the wall of a police station in southern Mogadishu, the security...

AFP - 6/21/17

At least 10 people were killed Tuesday when Shabaab Islamists drove an explosives-laden minibus into local government offices in the Somali capital Mogadishu,...

AFP - 6/19/17

A Somali military court sentenced a naval officer to death Monday for shooting dead the minister of public works in what the defense argued was an accident.

A...

AFP - 6/16/17

A suicide car bombing and armed assault by six Shabaab militants on two neighbouring restaurants in Somalia's capital Mogadishu ended Thursday morning with at least...

AFP - 6/15/17

At least six people were killed after a suicide car bomber targeted a popular restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Wednesday evening, security officials said...

AFP - 6/2/17

He was thin but strong, in a new uniform and boots. After forcing his way into Hawo's ragged shelter the man put a gun to her throat, then raped her, twice.

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AFP - 5/25/17

The Islamic State group has claimed its first suicide attack in Somalia that left at least five people dead as it steps up activities in a region dominated by the Al-...

AFP - 5/9/17

At least six people were killed and about 10 injured Monday in a car bomb attack in Somalia's capital Mogadishu claimed by militant Islamist group Shabaab, police...

AFP - 5/7/17

An American soldier has been killed in a night-time raid in Somalia, in what is believed to be the first US military death in combat there since the infamous events...

AFP - 5/5/17

The Somali government sacked the country's auditor-general on Friday, after his bodyguards were accused of shooting dead the minister of public works, apparently by...

AFP - 4/13/17

Somalia security forces on Wednesday freed eight sailors who had been taken ashore by pirates after they were chased off a hijacked Indian ship earlier this week, a...

AFP - 4/11/17

Somali security forces have liberated an Indian cargo ship from the pirates who hijacked it, but only two of the ten-man crew were rescued, authorities in central...

AFP - 4/10/17

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside a Mogadishu army camp Monday, killing at least three soldiers a day after the army chief escaped an attack on his convoy,...

AFP - 4/10/17

Somalia's new army chief escaped a car bombing Sunday that killed at least 10 people in a bloody response by Shabaab militants to the president's declaration of war...

AFP - 4/7/17

Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed on Thursday declared war against Shabaab extremists, offering amnesty to militants who surrendered within 60 days...

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