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SOMALIA'S president sacked his security chiefs Wednesday after Islamist Shebab fighters struck the heart of government in an escalating campaign of attacks in the capital and across east Africa.
January 2, 2014: Fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria carry their weapons during a parade in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, near the border with Turkey.
SHIPS navigating the lawless seas of the Gulf of Aden must keep a constant lookout for Somali pirates.
Security Conference between the council of Ministers, Benaadir Regional Administration and the Defense committee in Parliament was held last night in Mogadishu chaired by H.E Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed.
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Tuesday implored more European countries to adopt U.S.-style counterterrorism laws and tactics, including undercover stings to prevent potential terrorists from traveling to Syria.
A statue of India's pacifist freedom fighter Mohandas Gandhi will be placed in London's Parliament Square alongside other famous statesmen, including his political adversary Winston Churchill, the British government said Tuesday.
Although the al-Shabaab attack caused damage, it failed because the military forces stopped the attackers and prevented further harm.
Somali soldiers patrol near the wreckage of a car bomb that was detonated at the main gate of the presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia, Wednesday, July, 9, 2014.
Somali troops retook the presidential palace in the capital of Mogadishu after militants forced their way in and exchanged heavy gunfire with troops and guards Tuesday, the latest attack underscoring the threat posed by Islamic extremist group al-Shabab in east Africa.
Ukrainian government troops have made significant gains in recent days, pushing pro-Russian rebels out of a string of towns in the east.
Somalia's Islamist Shebab rebels carried out a major bomb and armed assault against the country's presidential palace late Tuesday, penetrating the heavily-fortified complex before blowing themselves up.
Militants stormed the presidential palace in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said, sparking heavy gunfire as government troops and guards tried to repel them.
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A Somali police official says militants have stormed the presidential palace in the capital, Mogadishu, and heavy gunfire is heard inside as government troops and guards try to repel them.
Here's today's MediaWireWorld roundup of journalism news from outside the U.S. Send tips to Kristen Hare: firstname.lastname@example.org 1. Journalist's story goes to Hollywood: Actress Rooney Mara will play Amanda Lindhout, a Canadian journalist who was held captive for more than a year in Somalia in 2008, Jessica King reported for CNN on Monday.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:16 am
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