Meanwhile, on Saturday, veteran Islamist leader Sheikh Hassan Dahir Aweys, escaped to the Somali capital Mogadishu amid reports of a split in the al-Shabab group.Sunday, 30 June, 2013, 12:53pm
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At least 19 people were killed in the Somali capital yesterday in suicide bombings and assaults by al-Shabaab militants linked to al-Qaeda, breaking a fragile return to peace in Mogadishu.15 Apr 2013 - 4:32am
A UN Security Council delegation began a brief visit to Yemen in a clear boost to President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi aimed at helping to iron out problems hampering national reconciliation talks.28 Jan 2013 - 5:43am
Berlusconi verdict to be delayed until after polls19 Jan 2013 - 4:30am
French troops underestimated the strength of Islamist rebels when they launched a failed bid to free an intelligence officer held hostage in Somalia, the French defence minister said.14 Jan 2013 - 6:09am
France has ordered tightened security in public buildings and transport following action against radical Islamists both in Mali and Somalia, President Francois Hollande said on Saturday.
Hollande said France “has to take all necessary precautions” in the face of a terrorist threat, including “surveillance of our public buildings and our transport network”.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Germany expels four Syrian embassy staff11 Dec 2012 - 4:54am
Three people were killed and eight wounded in a blast outside a mosque in the Kenyan capital, the Kenyan Red Cross and police said Friday.
There were “three fatalities” as well as several wounded, some critical, a Red Cross official said after the “explosion near a mosque in Eastleigh”, a largely ethnic Somali district of Nairobi.8 Dec 2012 - 3:58am
Police fired tear gas to disperse Kenyans who threw stones and broke into the homes and shops of ethnic Somalis in Nairobi’s Somali-dominated Eastleigh neighbourhood on Monday to protest against a bomb attack in the district on Sunday.19 Nov 2012 - 8:47pm