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News Topic - Somalia

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8 police officers killed by separate bomb blasts in Kenya NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) Eight Kenyan police officers were killed when their vehicles ran over improvised bombs in two separate incidents near the border with Somalia, officials said Wednesday.
Madison.com | 2 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Madison, Wisconsin
Mogadishu car bombing leaves at least eight dead Al-Shabab claim responsibility for the explosion which also left 15 people injured in Somalia's capital city.
Al Jazeera | 5 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 outside restaurant in capital, police say.
KHNL News 8 | 5 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Honolulu, Hawaii
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Al-Shabab Claims Somalia, Kenya Attacks Militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly car bombing in Somalia's capital and two other fatal attacks in Kenya. Officials in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, said at least eight people were killed and 15 others injured in the bombing
Voice of America | 7 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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The women saving Somalia's animals from drought Somali women vets have been deployed across the country to keep animals alive amid a devastating drought.
BBC News | 7 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
ISIS claims deadly attack in Somalia's Puntland region MOGADISHU, Somalia — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing in Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland — said to be the first time the extremist group has claimed an attack in this Horn of Africa
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3 police officers killed, 2 injured by bomb blast in Kenya Three police officers were killed and two others injured when their vehicle ran over an improvised bomb near Kenyas eastern border with Somalia, a Kenyan official said Wednesday.
Washington Post | 14 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Militants Attack 14 villages in Southern Somalia Al-Shabab militants have attacked some 14 villages in southern Somalia, in an apparent attempt to disrupt a planned government offensive. Most of the villages that came under attack Tuesday are located near the towns of K50 and Murri, about 50 kilometers
Voice of America | May 23, 2017 7:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Somali suicide bomber kills 4 at Puntland checkpoint MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) A Somali police officer says a suicide bomber has blown himself up at a military checkpoint in northern Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland, killing at least four people.
Journal Review | May 23, 2017 4:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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Improved Security Helps Aid Access in Southwest Somalia When famine struck Somalia in 2011, the southwestern town of Baidoa was under al-Shabab control. Humanitarian agencies could not access people in need. Today, the town is under government control, and the improved security situation has meant better acces
Voice of America | May 23, 2017 04:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend