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  • Somali militants kill five with car bomb in Mogadishu

    news Source: Reuters - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:21 GMT, 15 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    (Adds al Shabaab claim of responsibility, background) By Feisal Omar MOGADISHU, Oct 15 (Reuters) - At least five people were killed and several wounded when a car bomb planted by Islamist militant group al Shabaab exploded near restaurants on a busy street in the Somali capital on Wednesday. ...
  • Car bomb explodes outside Mogadishu restaurant - witness

    news Source: Reuters - Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:10 GMT, 15 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    MOGADISHU, Oct 15 (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a restaurant in the Somali capital on Wednesday evening, causing some casualties, a witness said, but it was not clear how many people were injured or killed.
  • UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns Mogadishu bomb attacks

    news UNSOM website, 16 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    Mogadishu, 16 October 2014 – The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, condemned last night’s bomb attack outside a popular restaurant in Mogadishu resulting in the death and injury of many people.
  • Somali port poised for facelift with Turkish help

    news Source: Reuters - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:11 GMT, 23 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    * Turkish company takes over management of Mogadishu port * Company promises to boost revenue for Somalia's top asset * Workers, lawmakers balk at changes; raise graft concerns By Feisal Omar and Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The Somali government's grand vision for Mogadishu...
  • Somalia's al Shabaab says stones man to death for rape

    news Source: Reuters - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:03 GMT, 22 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    In this file photo from 2012, Somali police forces patrol the town of Afgoye to the south of Mogadishu in Lower Shabelle region, Somalia. REUTERS/Feisal Omar
  • Kenyan military kill five militants, seize TNT explosives

    news Source: Reuters - Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:12 GMT, 22 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    By Joseph Akwiri MOMBASA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Kenyan soldiers have killed five suspected al Shabaab militants near the border with Ethiopia and recovered a vehicle packed with explosives, preventing a potentially huge attack, a defence spokesman said on Monday. Kenyan forces intercepted the fiv...
  • The UN Secretary-General's Message on United Nations Day

    news UNSOM website, 24 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    New York, 24 October, 2014 - The United Nations is needed more than ever at this time of multiple crises. Poverty, disease, terrorism, discrimination and climate change are exacting a heavy toll. Millions of people continue to suffer deplorable exploitation through bonded labour, human trafficking...
  • UN chief Ban Ki-moon lauds Somali refugees in Dadaab camp

    news Source: UNHCR - Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:57 GMT, 30 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. NAIROBI, Kenya, October 30 (UNHCR) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday visited the sprawling Dadaab refugee complex and praised the resilience of more than 350,000 Somali refugees there w...
  • At least 3 mln in Somalia in need of aid - UN Secretary General

    news Source: Reuters - Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:15 GMT, 29 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    Somali refugees cheer upon the arrival of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (unseen) at the UNHCR/Kenya Red Cross hospital at the IFO2 east camp, within the Dadaab refugee complex, near the Kenya-Somalia border October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya
  • Hundreds protest against curfew after attacks in eastern Kenya

    news Source: Reuters - Tue, 28 Oct 2014 12:51 GMT, 28 Oct 2014 (9 years ago )
    NAIROBI, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Kenyans protested on Tuesday against a four-month government curfew imposed on the coastal county of Lamu after gunmen killed about 100 people there this year, authorities and residents said. The government last week extended a dusk-to-dawn curfew until the...