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China slips lower on corruption perceptions index despite high-profile anti-corruption campaign  Dec 3, 5:11 pm
Washington, Dec 03 (ANI): Despite a highly-publicized anti-corruption campaign headed by Chinese President Xi Jinping, China has scored poorly on an international corruption index and has slipped down by several points when compared to the last year.
Al Shabab kills 36 non-Muslim quarry workers in Kenya  Dec 2, 4:28 pm
London, Dec 02 (ANI): The Al Shabab group has killed 36 non-Muslim quarry workers after singling them out near the north Kenyan town of Mandera.
Kenyan forces gun down 100 militants post deadly bus attack  Nov 24, 12:21 pm
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Kenyan security forces have gunned down at least 100 militants a day after Al Shabab militants launched a deadly attack on a Kenyan bus, officials said.
Somali pirates finally free Indian hostages after 4 years in captivity  Nov 1, 11:58 am
Johannesburg, Nov 01 (ANI): Somali pirates have reportedly released seven Indian sailors who were held hostage for nearly four years.
Somalia announces 2 million dollars bounty for information on al Shabaab's new leader  Sep 28, 11:41 am
Johannesburg, Sep 28 (ANI): Somali's intelligence chief announced a two million dollars bounty on Saturday for information leading to the capture of the new leader of the al-Shabaab terrorist group in the country.
Somali militant group al Shabaab names new leader after Godane killed in U.S. airstrike  Sep 7, 1:18 pm
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Somalia's al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has named Ahmad Umar as their new leader after former head Ahmed Abdi Godane was killed in a United States airstrike earlier this week.
U.S. confirms Al Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane killed in airstrike  Sep 6, 10:26 am
London, Sep 06 (ANI): The Pentagon has confirmed that Ahmed Abdi Godane, leader of al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has been killed in Somalia in a United States airstrike that was carried out on Monday this week.
Somali government offers amnesty to Islamic extremist group al Shabaab   Sep 4, 3:40 pm
Johannesburg, Sep 4 (ANI): Somalia's government has announced that it is offering amnesty to the al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab whose leader was targeted in a United States airstrike on Monday.
U.S. launches airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabaab militant group  Sep 2, 11:55 am
New York, Sep 2 (ANI): The United States military has launched airstrikes in Somalia against an al-Qaeda linked militant group called al-Shabaab, the Pentagon announced on Monday.
Militant Islamists kill Somali woman for not wearing veil  Jul 31, 10:59 am
London, July 31 (ANI): A Muslim woman in Somalia was shot down by Militant Islamists for refusing to wear a veil, said her relatives.
Drone attacks reduce in Pakistan post plans to terminate bases in Afghanistan  May 30, 3:06 pm
Islamabad, May 30 (ANI): Drone attacks in Pakistan's tribal areas have reduced since December last year after the US military announced its plans to terminate bases from Afghanistan.
Obama says US will avoid 'costly mistakes' of military interventions going forward  May 29, 11:00 am
London, May 29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has promised the nation that they must not create more enemies than they take off the battlefield and said that the nation would still lead, but they would avoid the 'costly mistakes' they made in the past.
India among countries that systematically violate workers' rights, says report  May 22, 3:40 pm
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): India is reportedly ranked among countries where systematic violations of rights of workers are widely reported.
'White Widow' Samantha Lewthwaite being protected by 15 al-Qaeda suicide fighters  May 7, 4:10 pm
London, May 7 (ANI): The world's most wanted woman, Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, is being protected in Somalia by al-Qaeda fighters.
Kenya mall attackers believed to be dead: FBI  Jan 12, 3:58 pm
Johannesburg, Jan. 12 (ANI): The gunmen who attacked an upscale mall in Nairobi, killing at least 67 people, died in the attack, officials have said.
Somalian court sentences 19-year-old 'rape victim'  Dec 10, 3:20 pm
London, Dec. 10 (ANI): A court in Somalia has given a suspended jail sentence to a 19-year-old woman who alleged she was raped.
US approves plan to beef up govt 'oversight' of drone attacks  Nov 10, 2:45 pm
Islamabad, Nov. 10 (ANI): The US Senate Intelligence Committee has approved a plan to step up government oversight of the use of armed drones to kill suspected militants overseas, including American citizens.
Four charged over Nairobi Westgate mall attack  Nov 5, 12:49 pm
London, Nov. 5 (ANI): Four people have been reportedly charged over the Nairobi Westgate mall attack that left nearly 67 people dead.
Terrorist attacks and deaths hit-record high in 2012: Report  Oct 29, 4:01 pm
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): Terrorist attacks and fatalities soared to a record high in 2012, according to a new report.
Al-Shabaab fast becoming 'extended hand of al-Qaida' in Somalia  Oct 29, 3:46 pm
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): Somalia's extremist group al-Shabaab has now become 'an extended hand of al-Qaida' with the African Union's (AU) campaign against extremism losing momentum, President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has said.
Two al-Shabab commanders killed in likely U.S. drone strike in Somalia  Oct 29, 11:43 am
London, Oct. 29 (ANI): Two senior commanders of Al Qaeda-lined militant group al-Shabab have been killed in an air strike in southern Somalia, residents of Jilib said.
Uganda on high alert after threat of Kenya-style mall attack  Oct 19, 10:57 am
Johannesburg, Oct. 19 (ANI): Ugandan Police has issued a high alert over warnings of a possible mall type attack similar to the one that took place in Nairobi, Kenya last month.
Brit Muslims voicing against extremism warned of al-Shabaab threat   Oct 19, 9:54 am
London, Oct. 19 (ANI): Muslims in the UK, who speak out against extremism, are reportedly being warned of a possible attack by Somalia's terrorist group al-Shabaab.
Somali pirate leader 'Big Mouth' nabbed in undercover Belgian operation  Oct 15, 10:38 am
Johannesburg, Oct. 15 (ANI): Somalia's most notorious pirate leader, also known as "Big Mouth", has been arrested at Brussels airport after being lured into making a documentary reflecting his life as a pirate.
'White Widow' Samantha taunts detectives with Jimmy Cliff's Reggae song   Oct 13, 10:35 am
London, Oct. 13 (ANI): Terrorists hiding Samantha Lewthwaite, dubbed the White Widow, have taunted detectives by revealing she recently travelled through a remote town in Somalia.
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