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'Only God can help us', says people in Somalia as famine kills hundreds, including children
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'Only God can help us', says people in Somalia as famine kills hundreds, including children

At least 30 people have died this year through April at the center and six other facilities run by Action Against Hunger, the humanitarian group said

Joe Biden to deploy US troops to Somalia, reverses ex-president Donald Trump's decision
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Joe Biden to deploy US troops to Somalia, reverses ex-president Donald Trump's decision

A senior US official, who requested anonymity, said American forces already in the region would be repositioned

Somalia: Several casualties reported as Al-Shabab terrorists attack African Union military base
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Somalia: Several casualties reported as Al-Shabab terrorists attack African Union military base

AU forces dispatched helicopter gunships after the pre-dawn car bomb and gun attack on a camp housing Burundian peacekeepers near Ceel Baraf, a village about 160 km northeast of the capital Mogadishu

AFC Champions League: Mumbai City suffer 0-6 loss to Al Shabab, out of knockout-stage run
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AFC Champions League: Mumbai City suffer 0-6 loss to Al Shabab, out of knockout-stage run

Hattan Bahebri's hat-trick helped confirm Al Shabab as Group B winners with one round of matches remaining

AFC Champions League: Ever Banega's brace helps Al Shabab hand debutants Mumbai City FC 3-0 loss
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AFC Champions League: Ever Banega's brace helps Al Shabab hand debutants Mumbai City FC 3-0 loss

Mumbai City, the second Indian club after FC Goa to make it to the group stage of the continental showpiece, got their Champions League journey off to a rocky start

AFC Champions League: Mumbai City have their task cut out as they make tournament debut against Al Shabab
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AFC Champions League: Mumbai City have their task cut out as they make tournament debut against Al Shabab

Mumbai City will not only have to cope with first-time jitters but also manage expectations after FC Goa debuted for India in the competition last year.

AFC Champions League: Mumbai City FC to make tournament debut in Riyadh
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AFC Champions League: Mumbai City FC to make tournament debut in Riyadh

Riyadh will host the Group B matches, featuring UAE's Al Jazira, Saudi Arabia's Al Shabab and three-time AFC Cup winners Air Force Club of Iraq, besides Mumbai City.

Somalia: At least five dead, several hurt in explosion outside Mogadishu school; Al Shabab claims responsibility
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Somalia: At least five dead, several hurt in explosion outside Mogadishu school; Al Shabab claims responsibility

The Al Qaeda-linked group in a statement said it targeted Western officials being escorted by the African Union peacekeeping convoy

Donald Trump said to be readying to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia
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Donald Trump said to be readying to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia

Trump’s national security advisor, Robert O’Brien, said last month that the United States would withdraw about 2,500 troops from Afghanistan by early next year

Somalia truck bombing: At least 73 dead, more than 50 injured in Mogadishu after vehicle explodes at security checkpoint
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Somalia truck bombing: At least 73 dead, more than 50 injured in Mogadishu after vehicle explodes at security checkpoint

It was one of the deadliest attacks in Mogadishu in recent memory, and witnesses said its force reminded them of the devastating 2017 bombing that killed hundreds of people.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent activism on Kashmir is motivated by Turkey president's Caliphate dreams
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan's recent activism on Kashmir is motivated by Turkey president's Caliphate dreams

Although Turkey has traditionally supported Pakistan in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) against India on the Kashmir issue, its recent activism in South Asian affairs emanates from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's larger ambitions of leading the Islamic world

Bomb kills 11 near judge's home, hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu; Islamist extremist group Al-Shabab claims responsibility
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Bomb kills 11 near judge's home, hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu; Islamist extremist group Al-Shabab claims responsibility

Islamic extremist group claimed that a Mogadishu hotel was the intended target, but a police officer said militants detonated a bomb while trying to assassinate a judge

Toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers; victims include one British, one US nationals
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Toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers; victims include one British, one US nationals

The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed, police said Wednesday

Kenya's president declares Al-Shabab attack in Nairobi as ended; 14 killed; over 700 rescued
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Kenya's president declares Al-Shabab attack in Nairobi as ended; 14 killed; over 700 rescued

Fifteen people have died in an Islamist attack on an upmarket hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenyan police sources said Wednesday, as fresh explosions and gunfire rang out in the siege which stretched into its second day.

Explosion, firing at upmarket DusitD2 compound in Kenya's Nairobi kills six; Al-Shabab extremists claim responsibility
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Explosion, firing at upmarket DusitD2 compound in Kenya's Nairobi kills six; Al-Shabab extremists claim responsibility

Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group

Suicide truck bomb explodes outside Mogadishu hotel in Somalia; 23 dead, dozens injured
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Suicide truck bomb explodes outside Mogadishu hotel in Somalia; 23 dead, dozens injured

A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30

Mogadishu hotel blast: 23 dead, more than 30 wounded in suicide attack; Al-Shabab claims responsibility
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Mogadishu hotel blast: 23 dead, more than 30 wounded in suicide attack; Al-Shabab claims responsibility

Saturday's blasts came two weeks after more than 350 people were killed in a massive truck bombing on a busy Mogadishu street in the country's worst-ever attack.

Mogadishu blast: 276 killed, more than 300 injured in deadliest attack on Somalia
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Mogadishu blast: 276 killed, more than 300 injured in deadliest attack on Somalia

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu killed 276 people with around 300 others injured

Mogadishu blast: Death toll soars to 276 in Somalia's 'deadliest attack'; Turkey, Kenya offer medical aid
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Mogadishu blast: Death toll soars to 276 in Somalia's 'deadliest attack'; Turkey, Kenya offer medical aid

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country's information minister said early on Monday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation.

Mogadishu blasts: Death toll rises to 189; more than 200 injured in deadliest attack in Somalia
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Mogadishu blasts: Death toll rises to 189; more than 200 injured in deadliest attack in Somalia

The death toll from the most powerful bomb blast witnessed in Somalia's capital rose to 189 with more than 200 injured, making it the deadliest single attack ever in the Horn of Africa nation, police and hospital sources said on Sunday