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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

Mogadishu blast: Death toll reaches 53, over 60 injured; govt blames Al-Qaeda-linked group for attack
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Mogadishu blast: Death toll reaches 53, over 60 injured; govt blames Al-Qaeda-linked group for attack

The death toll from a huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu rose to 53 as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties

Former Al-Shabab deputy leader Mukhtar Robow surrenders in Somalia
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Former Al-Shabab deputy leader Mukhtar Robow surrenders in Somalia

Former Al-Shabaab deputy leader Mukhtar Robow on Sunday defected to the Somalia security forces following a bitter fight with militants in Abal location, an official said.

Somalia blast: Car bomb attack outside popular Mogadishu mall kills 5, injures 13
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Somalia blast: Car bomb attack outside popular Mogadishu mall kills 5, injures 13

A car bomb blast near a police station in Somalia's capital on Sunday killed at least five people and wounded at least 13 others

Al-Shabab mocks Donald Trump in new video, calls him 'brainless billionaire'
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Al-Shabab mocks Donald Trump in new video, calls him 'brainless billionaire'

The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a "brainless billionaire" as US steps up military efforts against the extremist group.

US carries out airstrike against Al-Shabab in Somalia after nod from Donald Trump
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US carries out airstrike against Al-Shabab in Somalia after nod from Donald Trump

The US military says it has carried out an airstrike against Al-Shabab in Somalia as the Trump administration quietly steps up efforts against the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa.

Somalia blast: Three dead, several wounded in suicide car bombing in Mogadishu
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Somalia blast: Three dead, several wounded in suicide car bombing in Mogadishu

At least three people are dead and several others wounded after a suicide car bomb blast at a police station in Somalia's capital, police said on Thursday. The bomber was trying to drive into the police station's gate but detonated against the wall instead, Captain Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press.

Somalia bombing: Death toll rises to 31, police says all five attackers killed
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Somalia bombing: Death toll rises to 31, police says all five attackers killed

Local police said that the death toll in an overnight attack by Al-Shabab on a popular restaurant in Somalia's capital has risen to 31.

Al-Shabab claims killing 61 soldiers in attack on base in Somalia
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Al-Shabab claims killing 61 soldiers in attack on base in Somalia

The al-Shabab extremist group is claiming the killing of at least 61 soldiers in an attack on a military base in Somalia's semi autonomous state of Puntland.

Suicide bomber hits Somalia presidential compound, at least 12 dead
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Suicide bomber hits Somalia presidential compound, at least 12 dead

The massive blast that hit Somalia left a trail of destruction across the hilltop presidential complex and to nearby hotels.