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An opposition MP who was killed by the explosion of a bomb placed under his car And ' the ultimate act of violence took place in Mogadishu, Somalia, where a growing concern for freedom of speech is denied and the press oppressed.
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From the unapproachable look for what our Presidents term as a "knowledgeable" prime minister, to the long wait for the discovery of such a person - the people are yet unsure, when and where this gliding and backward policy of Somalia will come to an end.
Shabaab, al Qaeda's branch in Somalia, carried out a suicide attack today at the intersection of a crowded marketplace in Bossaso, in the semi-autonomous region of Puntland.
The bullet-scarred streets of Somalia's war-ravaged capital are rife with danger, but after two decades of anarchy, the besieged residents can now at least call the police if there is a problem.
MOGADISHU, 5 December 2013 - Thousands of people have been left homeless following continued flooding in parts of Somalia's Middle Shabelle region over the past couple of months, with large tracts of farmland being inundated, raising fears of livelihood losses.
MOGADISHU: At least eight people were killed Thursday when a car bomber rammed a convoy in Somalia's northern port of Bossasso, a region harbouring Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents where tensions are high ahead of elections in January.
A police official says a suicide car bomber, targeting two pick-up trucks carrying Puntland Marine Forces in northern Somalia, has killed nine people and wounded 37 others.
It's sometimes called "highway hypnosis" or "white-line fever," and it's familiar to anyone who has ever driven long distances along a monotonous route.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says Israel's security is a necessary part of its ongoing peace negotiations with Palestinians, a process he described as making some progress.
Al Qaeda-linked militants, drug smugglers and shadowy criminal networks stand in the way of the Somali federal government's hopes of hiring a foreign firm to manage the lucrative but run-down southern port of Kismayu.
In Somalia, the United Nations World Food Programme , the Food and Agriculture Organization and the UN Childrens Fund have pooled their skills and expertise to enhance efforts to build resilience among local communities through a Joint Resilience Strategy.
A Somali police officer is warned on his walkie-talkie that a suspicious car is approaching in the pitch darkness.
Somalia is the most corrupt state in the world, according to the latest index compiled by the Berlin-based corruption watchdog, Transparency International.
Authorities in northeastern Nigeria imposed a 24-hour curfew around the region's main city on Monday after Islamic militants staged an audacious attack apparently aimed at a government air base, news reports said, describing the assault as among the most dramatic in the insurgents' campaign to create an Islamic state.
HARGEISA, Somaliland Patrolling the wards of the hospital she founded in the breakaway enclave of Somaliland, Edna Adan Ismail held the hand of a teenage girl about to have a fistula repair operation, urging her to be brave.