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US strike in Somalia killed 60 militants: Pentagon

Washington - The United States conducted its largest air strike in nearly two years against militants in Somalia, killing about 60 Al-Shabaab fighters, the US military said Tuesday.

US strike in Somalia killed 60 militants: Pentagon

Washington - The United States conducted its largest air strike in nearly two years against militants in Somalia, killing about 60 Al-Shabaab fighters, the US military said Tuesday.

Somalia executes perpetrator on anniversary of deadliest attack

Mugadishu - Somalia on Sunday executed by firing squad a man linked to one of the country's deadliest ever attacks, one year after the tragedy which left over 500 dead, a court statement and police sources said.

At least 16 dead in Somalia suicide bombings: police

Mugadishu - At least 16 people were killed in Somalia on Saturday in suicide bombings that targeted a restaurant and coffee shop, police said.

Car bomb kills 6 outside Somali government office

Mugadishu - Six people were killed and another 16 injured when a car bomb exploded outside a local government office in Mogadishu on Monday, Somali police and rescue workers said.

Suicide car bomber kills three in Somali capital Mogadishu

Mugadishu - A suicide car bomb killed three security guards and injured several more people in the heart of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, authorities said.Islamist extremists of the Al-Shabaab movement immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Somalia, Eritrea mend ties as change sweeps Horn of Africa

Nairobi - The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea on Monday agreed to establish diplomatic ties after more than a decade of animosity, in the latest lightning rapprochement between Horn of Africa rivals.

Somalia, Eritrea agree to establish diplomatic ties

Nairobi - The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea on Monday signed an agreement to establish diplomatic ties after over a decade of animosity, in the latest fast-track rapprochement in the Horn of Africa.

Somaliland eyes key Red Sea trade role with Berbera port

Burao - The soporific seaside town of Berbera is slowly changing as it takes on a major role on the Red Sea shipping route, allowing breakaway Somaliland to dream of prosperity and even recognition.

Book fair turns the page for literature in Somaliland

Hargeisa - Aged just 16, Abdishakur Mohamed confidently presented his latest work to the Hargeisa book fair, an event that has transformed Somaliland's literary scene over the past decade.

Twin blasts kill five in attack on Somalia's security ministry

Mugadishu - Two explosions rocked Somalia's internal security ministry in the capital Mogadishu on Saturday morning killing five civilians, a police officer said, in the latest attack claimed by Shabaab militants.

US commando killed, four wounded in Somalia attack

Washington - An American commando was killed Friday in an attack in southern Somalia that also wounded four US military personnel along with a Somali soldier, officials said.

Hundreds dead as floods wreak havoc in East Africa

Nairobi - Weeks of torrential rain after a long drought have turned from blessing to curse in East Africa, killing hundreds of people and displacing hundreds of thousands of others.

Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital

Mugadishu - Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday evening from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the aid group said Thursday.

Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital

Mugadishu - Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday evening from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the aid group said Thursday.

Five Shabaab killed in US strike in Somalia: US military

Washington - A US air strike against Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia has killed five "terrorists," the US military announced Monday.

Four Ugandans killed in Shabaab attack on AU base in Somalia

Mugadishu - Heavily-armed Al-Shabaab militants attacked an African Union military camp outside Mogadishu on Sunday, killing four Ugandan peacekeepers, their army said.

At least 14 killed in Mogadishu car bombing

Mugadishu - At least 14 people were killed and several others wounded on Thursday when a car bomb blew up outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

Death toll rises to 38 in Mogadishu bombings

Mugadishu - Two car bombings killed 38 people in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday, the city's main ambulance service told AFP on Saturday.

Two car bombings strike Somalia capital

Mugadishu - At least 18 people were killed and 20 wounded on Friday when two car bombs exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, the city's main ambulance service said.Jihadist rebels claimed the attack.

Somalia's first forensic lab targets rape impunity

Garowe - The new freezers at Somalia's only forensic laboratory can store thousands of DNA samples, although for now there are just five.

Death sentence for man convicted of Somalia's deadliest bombing

Mugadishu - A Somali military court on Tuesday sentenced a man to death after finding him guilty of carrying out an October truck bombing that killed over 500 people, the deadliest attack in the nation's history.

Somali forces kill boys in anti-Shabaab operation: US

Washington - US forces operating in Somalia took part in a mission in which their Somali counterparts killed fighters who appeared to be under 18, the US military's Africa Command said Wednesday.

US says four Shabaab militants killed in Somalia strike

Washington - US forces in Somalia said Friday that four Al-Shabaab militants were killed in an airstrike as part of the ongoing offensive against the jihadist rebels.

Somalia's Shabaab forcing civilians to hand over children: HRW

Nairobi - Somalia's Al-Qaeda linked Shabaab insurgents are increasingly threatening civilians to force them to hand over young children for "indoctrination and military training", Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Monday.

US strike targets vehicle bomb in Somalia

Washington - US forces in Somalia have conducted a strike against a bomb-laden vehicle that was going to be used against civilians in Mogadishu, the US military's Africa Command said Wednesday.

US forces kill 13 Shabaab militants in air strike

Nairobi - The United States carried out an air strike on Christmas Eve against the Shabaab Islamist group that left 13 dead, according to a statement released Wednesday.

US forces kill eight in Somalia strike

Washington - US forces in Somalia have carried out another air strike against Al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab militants, killing eight, military officials said Monday.

Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 police in academy bombing

Mugadishu - A suicide bomber from Somalia's Shabaab insurgents killed 18 police officers and wounded 15 others on Thursday when he blew himself up inside the country's main police academy, the force's chief said.

Somalia's Shabaab kill 13 police in academy bombing

Mugadishu - A suicide bomber from Somalia's Shabaab insurgents killed 13 policemen and wounded 15 others on Thursday when he blew himself up inside the country's main police academy, officers said.
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Shadya Yasin, youth activist, poet and community organizer addressing the public during the event.
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Demonstrators holding placards during the downtown Toronto rally.
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Taking rest after a long day of walk.
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Saado Ali puts smiles on the faces of young Somali refugees.
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Project ARAN Canada banner in display during the rally.
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A portrait of Queen Ceebla Caraweela, taken from the collection of a Somali painter.
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Somali-Canadians in Toronto say "NO TO MAHIGA," the UN special rep to Somalia.
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Saado Ali Warsame performing during a Toronto concert.
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Walk for Somalia members gather at Nathan Phillips Square in Toronto for the kick off ceremony.
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A ‘local’ born and raised baby in Somalia.
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Councillor Joe Mihevc is greeted by Abdiqani Farmajo, a Walk for Somalia organizer as he joins the public at the Kick off ceremony.
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Saado Ali Warsame was driven to tears by the appalling conditions Somali refugees endure each day in Dadaab camp.
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Istar, 5 (left) and Samia, 3, (right), getting ready for the Toronto-Ottawa Walk.
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Day 5 in Brighton.
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Dadaab Refugee Camp, Dadaab, Kenya.
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Ogaal Radio s Bilan Hassan (middle)  interviews Dr. Augustine Mahiga  the UN Special Envoy for Somal...
Ogaal Radio's Bilan Hassan (middle), interviews Dr. Augustine Mahiga, the UN Special Envoy for Somalia during his recent stop in Toronto. At left is Hassan "Karate", the anchor of Ogaal Radio,88.9FM
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