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18 killed by car bombs in Somali capital

Friday, February 23, 2018

At least 18 people were killed and 20 wounded when two car bombs exploded on Friday near the presidential palace and a h ...

Friday, February 23, 2018

At least 18 people were killed and 20 wounded on Friday when two car bombs exploded in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, ...

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The new freezers at Somalia's only forensic laboratory can store thousands of DNA samples, although for now there are ju ...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Two soldiers from France's counter-terrorism force in West Africa were killed and another was hurt Wednesday when their ...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Two French soldiers were killed and another was hurt Wednesday when their armoured vehicle struck a mine in Mali, the Fr ...

Monday, February 19, 2018

The Somali government announced Monday it has appointed new police and intelligence chiefs, nearly four months after the ...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

French air power on Wednesday killed at least 10 jihadists in northeast Mali near the border with Algeria, local and for ...

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

A Somali military court on Tuesday sentenced a man to death after finding him guilty of carrying out an October truck bo ...

Monday, February 5, 2018

Suspected jihadists killed two Malian soldiers overnight in the country's unstable north, military sources said Monday, ...

Sunday, February 4, 2018

At least four civilians have been killed in a suspected jihadist attack in northern Mali over the weekend, local officia ...

Monday, January 29, 2018

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita declared three days of mourning on Monday for the dozens of people killed over t ...

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Fourteen Malian soldiers were killed and 18 wounded on Saturday in an attack on their camp in Mali's restive north, the ...

Friday, January 26, 2018

Drone strikes by the United States military are wiping out Shabaab militants in Somalia, the head of the African Union ...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Twenty-four people including mothers and babies were killed on Thursday when their vehicle ran over a landmine in centra ...

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thirteen civilians travelling from Burkina Faso were killed on Thursday when their vehicle ran over a landmine in centra ...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

US forces operating in Somalia took part in a mission in which their Somali counterparts killed fighters who appeared to ...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Two Malian customs officers have been killed in a suspected jihadist attack at a market in the small village of Toubakor ...

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

The UN Security Council on Wednesday gave parties to a peace deal in Mali until the end of March to show progress or fac ...

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Scarlet hibiscus petals infuse their flavour in a giant pot of liquid, where green leaves picked from the west African k ...

Saturday, January 20, 2018

New satellite imagery analysis by Amnesty International gives the first comprehensive view of how thousands of struct ...

Friday, January 19, 2018

US forces in Somalia said Friday that four Al-Shabaab militants were killed in an airstrike as part of the ongoing offen ...

Monday, January 15, 2018

Somalia's Al-Qaeda linked Shabaab insurgents are increasingly threatening civilians to force them to hand over young chi ...

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Mali's army is to deploy patrols in an operation to fight jihadists in the country's restive centre, according to docume ...

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Flags flew at half-mast in Mali on Thursday as the government announced 48 of its citizens drowned in the Mediterranean ...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

A regional bank official and the head of an African tech initiative both announced candidacies for the Malian presidency ...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Lawmakers in the breakaway state of Somaliland have for the first time adopted a law criminalising rape, in what has bee ...

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Three members of an armed pro-government group were killed Saturday by suspected jihadists in northern Mali, security so ...

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