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Beijing, June 7 (Xinhua-ANI): China on Thursday called on the United Nations and the international community to continue to play an active and constructive role in addressing the Somalia issue and advancing the peace process in the country.
London, May 3 (ANI): Over a quarter of a million people, including young children died in a famine in Somalia between October 2010 and April 2012 because the international community did not act quick enough, according to a report commissioned by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the USAID-funded Famine Early Warning Systems Network.
Somali pirates cost global economy '$18 billion per year', reveals World Bank report Apr 14, 12:05 pm
Washington, Apr. 14 (ANI): Somali pirates are pushing global trade costs up by billions of dollars per year, severely affecting the economic activities of neighboring countries, a new World Bank report has found.
Washington, Mar. 26 (ANI): The US government has unsealed papers revealing details of the arrest and interrogation of a senior terror leader, who was a key commander for al Shabaab, the al Qaeda-linked terrorist group based in Somalia.
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): The US has announced a multimillion bounty on two Americans having ties with an al Qaeda group in Somalia.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Iran has rejected allegations that it transferred weapons to Islamic militants in Somalia as an "absurd fabrication."
Somali Al-Qaeda affiliate opens new Twitter account Feb 5, 10:38 am
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked terror group al-Shabab group has opened a new Twitter account in English.
London, Jan. 30 (ANI): Muslim patrols stalking streets in Britain could become 'a lot more dangerous' and perhaps even lead to maiming or killing, the head of an anti-extremism organisation has warned.
Twitter shuts al-Qaeda-linked Shabab account Jan 26, 6:17 pm
Sydney, Jan 26(ANI): Popular social networking website Twitter has shut the English-language account of Somalia's al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab insurgents, days after they posted photographs of a French commando they killed and threatened to execute Kenyan hostages.
United Nations to examine drone strikes by UK, US Jan 24, 4:19 pm
London, Jan. 24 (ANI): A United Nations investigation into targeted killings will examine drone strikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, according to a British lawyer heading the inquiry.
US gives recognition to Somali govt. after over 2 decades Jan 18, 1:05 pm
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): The United States has recognized Somalia's government for the first time in more than two decades.
Outrage over Somali journalist's arrest for interviewing woman raped by security forces Jan 16, 3:55 pm
Mogadishu, Jan.16 (ANI): A Somali journalist, who had interviewed a woman claiming to have been raped by government security forces, was arrested by the police, causing outrage.
Obama confirms US military entered Somalia airspace to aid French-led rescue mission Jan 14, 11:34 am
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): US military combat aircraft "briefly entered" the airspace of Somalia on Friday in support of a French-led rescue mission, President Barack Obama has told the Congress in a letter.
London, Jan. 13 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande has ordered to beef up security around public buildings and transport because of military operations in Africa.
London, Jan. 11 (ANI): Somalia pirate Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as 'big mouth', has decided of moving on after being in the piracy game for eight years.
UN envoy to Damascus says Syria risks becoming 'new Somalia' Dec 30, 1:34 pm
London, Dec. 30 (ANI): UN-Arab League envoy to Damascus, Lakhdar Brahimi, has said that a diplomatic solution to the conflict in Syria seemed far away, adding that the country risked being
London, Dec 30(ANI): Double Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has revealed how he was interrogated by U.S. border officials at the airport on suspicion of being a terrorist just because of his Somalian origin.
Washington, Dec. 20 (ANI): The year 2012 has been one of the worst years for the media in recent memory as 67 journalists were killed in the line of duty during the year across Pakistan, Syria and Somalia, according to a report released by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).
CISF personnel to protect merchant vessels against piracy Dec 4, 5:34 pm
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs R.P.N. Singh today informed that the government has a proposal to deploy CISF on a cost reimbursement basis, on requests of the Indian Merchant Ships in view of the reported piracy/hijacking/abduction cases off the coast of Somalia.
London, Nov. 28 (ANI): Al-Qaeda's network in East Africa is regrouping and rearming in northern Somalia, according to the president of the region.
Latest Somali terror 'recruitment' videos feature masked narrator with 'British' accent Nov 21, 11:14 am
London, Nov. 21 (ANI): Terrorists in Somalia have released full-length documentaries that feature a masked narrator with a British accent, as part of a publicity drive designed to attract Western recruits.
MPs inquiry into Britain's use of drones could shed light on 'secret war' waged by US Nov 20, 4:09 pm
London, Nov. 20 (ANI): British MPs are set to open an inquiry into Britain's use of drones to kill militants.
U.N. Arab League envoy warns of 'Somalization of Syria' Nov 7, 1:09 pm
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): The UN and Arab League envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, has said he fears the country could 'turn into a new Somalia' if the civil war is not ended soon
Washington, Nov. 5 (ANI): U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich has claimed that the drone programme has been conducted with no oversight from Congress or any judicial body, and there has been no due process.
US reveals 'Al Capone' strategy to defeat Somali piracy Oct 26, 1:51 pm
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): The US has proposed an 'Al Capone' strategy of targeting 12 'kingpins' who control Somalian piracy, in an ambitious new drive to crush the threat within two years, a senior official has said.
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