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Jan 31, 2019
Toll rises to 52 after two boats carrying migrants from Yemen to Djibouti capsize; 16 people rescuedThe death toll from the sinking of two boats carrying migrants to Yemen from Djibouti rose to 52 on Thursday, the UN migration agency said
Dec 23, 2018
Toll in bomb blast at Somalia's Mogadishu rises to 20; president condemns attacks, PM visits woundedThe toll in the Mogadishu blasts rose after some of those wounded on Saturday died in hospital. Both civilians and members from the security forces were among the casualties.
Dec 22, 2018
At least 16 dead in Mogadishu blast near Somalia's presidential palace; Al-Shabab claims responsibilityThose killed in the blast in Mogadishu include three staffers from the London-based Universal TV station, including prominent journalist Awil Dahir Salad.
Nov 18, 2018
Conflict-torn Somalia offers young fighters a platform as it organises first boxing competition in over three decadesSomalia collapsed into civil war in 1991 and since then has endured successive rounds of conflict involving clan-based militias, foreign armies and, latterly, Al-Qaeda affiliated jihadists
Nov 10, 2018
Women's World Boxing Championships: Ramla Ali on hiding career from conservative parents, becoming Somalia's first-ever boxer at event"I've gone through a lot of hardships for this sport. I've suffered. I've even lied to my parents. But I know I can't stay away from boxing. This sport is my life," says Ramla.
Oct 17, 2018
US conducts largest air strike in two years against Somalian militants, kills 60 Al-Shabaab fightersThe United States conducted its largest airstrike in nearly two years against militants in Somalia, killing about 60 Al-Shabaab fighters, the US military has said.
Oct 14, 2018
Double suicide blast in Somalia kills 14, injures 20; militant group Al Shabaab claims responsibility for attackThe group frequently carries out suicide attacks in Somalia and parts of East Africa.
Sep 20, 2018
India, Pakistan among 5 Asian countries which saw 59% of all terrorist attacks in 2017, says US reportThe total number of terrorist attacks worldwide last year decreased by 23 percent. Similarly, the total deaths due to terrorist violence decreased by 27 percent, according to the report.
Sep 02, 2018
At least six killed in suicide bomb attack in Somalia's Mogadishu; blast damages nearby houses, mosqueIslamist militant group Al Shabaab said it was behind the attack on Hawlwadag district office, which also blew off the roof of a mosque and damaged houses nearby.
Aug 23, 2018
Donald Trump seizes on college student Mollie Tibbetts' murder by illegal alien to rally base in midterm season; calls US immigration laws a 'disgrace'The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America's heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run. But the stunning news that a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and murdering her thrust the case into the middle of the contentious immigration debate and midterm elections.