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  1. Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in Somali capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    A car bomb exploded outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of casualties, police said. Security forces are responding to the attack but there is no immediate confirmation of the number of those killed or wounded in the latest attack in Mogadishu, said police officer Mohamed Abdi.

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  2. Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in Somali capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Connecticut Post

    A car bomb exploded outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of casualties, police said. Security forces are responding to the attack but there is no immediate confirmation of the number of those killed or wounded in the latest attack in Mogadishu, said police officer Mohamed Abdi .

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  3. Ugandan official killed by Al-Shabaab in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Daily Monitor

    One Ugandan is said to have been killed in Monday's Shabab attack on a UN bus in Garowe, Somalia. United Nations Children's Fund Communication Specialist Catherine Ntabadde confirmed on Tuesday that Brenda Kyeyune, a Ugandan national, working in the Fund's communication department was among seven people killed in the attack when Shebab set off a huge bomb which ripped through a staff bus in the northeastern town of Garowe.

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  4. Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in Somali...Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A Somali police officer says a car bomb has exploded outside a restaurant in the Somali capital near the presidential palace. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but it bore the hallmarks of the Somali armed group al-Shabab, which routinely carries out atacks in Mogadishu and elswhere in Somalia.

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  5. URGENT - Somalia Car BombRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

    A car bomb exploded at a hotel's restaurant near the presidential palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday, killing at least three people and injuring 10 others, police said.

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  6. Restaurant car bomb kills at least 3 in Mogadishu, SomaliaRead the original story

    42 min ago | GantDaily.com

    A car bomb exploded at a hotel's restaurant near the presidential palace in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Tuesday, killing at least three people and injuring 10 others, police said.

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  7. Ugandan killed in attack on UN in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | New Vision

    A Ugandan was among those killed in a suicide bomb attack on a UN vehicle in Garowe, Northern Somalia on Monday. Brenda Kyeyune perished with 3 other UNICEF colleagues as they were being transported in a van from a guest house where they were staying to the UNICEF office.

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  8. Police: Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in the Somali capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    A Somali police officer says a car bomb has exploded outside a restaurant in the Somali capital near the presidential palace. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but it bore the hallmarks of the Somali armed group al-Shabab, which routinely carries out atacks in Mogadishu and elswhere in Somalia.

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  9. Somalia: Somaliland Abuzz From Ethiopia's Khat ConvoysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Every day trucks loaded with the narcotic plant khat, grown in northeastern Ethiopia, hurtle along rough roads through the desert to make fresh deliveries to eager customers across Somaliland. It's estimated that 90 percent of adult males in the autonomous region of Somaliland chew khat for mirqaan, the Somali word for its euphoric effect.

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  10. Al-Shabab bombs UN van in Somalia, 4 UNICEF workers killedRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... infectious and deadly bird flu virus was confirmed, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday. MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Islamic extremists set off a bomb in a U.N. van in normally tranquil northern Somalia on Monday, killing at least seven ...

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  11. Roadside Bomb in Somalia Kills 4 UNICEF WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... Sudan - At least four UNICEF staff members were killed and four others were severely wounded in northeastern Somalia on Monday when a roadside bomb exploded near their minibus, a U.N. statement said. The attack occurred as the staff members were ...

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  12. Car Bomb Explodes Outside Busy Mogadishu RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    ... claimed responsibility for a suicide attack that killed at least seven people and wounded eight others in northern Somalia. The attacker Monday targeted a minibus carrying staffers of the U.N. Children's Fund in the town of Garowe, as they traveled ...

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  13. UN workers among several dead in Somalia bus bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    MOGADISHU, Somalia - Suspected Al Shabaab suicide bomber targeted a van carrying United Nations employees in Somalia Monday, killing at least nine people, officials said. A police official speaking on condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to speak to the media said the bomber was inside the vehicle among the UN staff.

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  14. At least six United Nations workers killed in Somalia bomb blastRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Mogadishu: At least six UN workers have been killed in Somalia by a huge bomb placed by al-Shabab militants that destroyed a bus. The head of the United Nations in Somalia, Nick Kay, has condemned the attack in the northeastern town of Garowe and said he was "shocked and appalled by loss of life".

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  15. Mixed reaction over Kenya's move to repatriate Somali refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... this camp. I have gone to school through the Kenyan education system. I know almost everything about Kenya unlike in Somalia where I know nothing about," he said. "Surely where will I start when they bundle me in a bus and drop me in that troubled ...

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  16. Dispatches from the Edge:Kenya's Sorrow: The U.S. ConnectionRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Berkeley Daily Planet

    The systematic murder of 147 Kenyan university students by members of the Somalia-based Shabab organization on April 2 is raising an uncomfortable question: was the massacre an unintentional blowback from U.S. anti-terrorism strategy in the region? And were the killers forged by an ill-advised American supported Ethiopian invasion that transformed the radical Islamic organization from a marginal player into a major force? As Kenyans were mourning their dead, opposition figures were openly opposing Kenya's occupation of southern Somalia and bringing into question Washington's blueprint for fighting terrorism: drones, Special Forces, and regional proxies.

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  17. World News Update, what you need to knowRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... leaving at least 18 people dead and 300 wounded, flattening houses and shaking faraway neighbourhoods. MOGADISHU - Somalia's al-Shabab Islamists have killed seven people including four UN workers by setting off a huge bomb which ripped through a ...

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  18. Somali Shebab bomb attack on UN vehicle kills at least sixRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Arab Times

    Four of those killed worked for the UN children's agency, Unicef, while four other Unicef staff were in a "serious condition", the agency said in a statement. The head of the United Nations in Somalia, Nick Kay, said he was "shocked and appalled" by the loss of life, while Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud condemned a "brutal attack".

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  19. Al Shabab bomb attack on UN bus kills at least sixRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | New Vision

    Blood is seen in the shell of a UN van following a bomb attack that killed at least six UN workers on April 20, 2015 in the northeastern town of Garowe. Somalias Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabab insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack, in which they exploded a huge bomb in a staff bus, branding the United Nations a "colonisation force in Somalia".

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  20. Al-Shabab targets U.N. workers in Somalia; 6 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. MOGADISHU, Somalia -- Four staff members of the United Nations Children's Fund were among six people reportedly killed Monday in an attack by ...

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