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U.S. airstrike kills al-Shabab intelligence chief in Somalia Dec 31, 11:59 am
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A United States airstrike has killed the intelligence chief of the al-Shabab Islamist group named in Somalia, said officials.
US conducts air strike in Somalia targeting senior al-Shabab leader Dec 30, 12:47 pm
London, Dec 30 (ANI): The United States conducted an air strike targeting a senior leader of the al-Shabab terrorist group in Somalia, the US defence department said.
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Somalia's al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has said that they attacked the African Union military base on Thursday as revenge for the United States airstrike that killed their leader Ahmed Godane in September.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Islamabad, May 22 (ANI): India is reportedly ranked among countries where systematic violations of rights of workers are widely reported.
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.
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.
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