Somalia: Terrorist car bomb attacks kills over 100
31 October 2022 | 9:29 am
The al-Qaida-linked extremist group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack in Mogadishu, the country's capital, where explosions have killed at least 100 and left hundreds more injured.
The death is the latest in a spate of attacks on journalists. Human rights groups say 2022 has already become the most deadly year for journalists in Mexico in recent memory.
Security forces have ended a siege by al Qaeda-linked militants at a hotel in Somalia's capital in which more than 20 people were killed and dozens injured, authorities said on Sunday.
Security forces are still trying to retake the Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu, a venue popular with lawmakers and government officials, following an overnight siege.
A former member of Russia's parliament claims that a domestic resistance group — the National Republican Army — carried out a car bombing that killed the daughter of one of Vladimir Putin's close political allies.
Families in parts of Somalia affected by conflict are receiving cash donations to help them cope as the country battles drought and rising inflation. This emergency relief is the first in a series of monthly payments to support people pushed out of their homes by the severe drought.
Telling untold stories is in the blood of Bilan Media, Somalia's only all-female news outlet. From gender-based violence to balancing school and home, Bilan Media pays particular attention to women in its reporting.
The fifth drought in as many years has brought Somalia to the brink, raising fears of a deadly famine. Hundreds of children have already died from severe acute malnutrition.
Burkina Faso's leader vows a crackdown on armed extremists. The UN warns that Somalia is on the brink of famine. And a skateboarding crew in Ethiopia's capital brings together young girls from all backgrounds.
Multiple anti-transgender and homophobic attacks, especially the death of a transgender man, raise the question: How safe are queer people in Germany?
Victims of the 2016 "Islamic State" bombings in Brussels hope the onset of the trial will deliver justice, helping them to deal with their trauma.
Elizabeth Shoo speaks to Somali human rights activist Ilwad Elman, the winner of the 2020 German African Prize. Having left Somalia at a young age, she returned to her homeland in 2010 to follow in the footsteps of her activist family. Today her organization rehabilitates child soldiers and victims of sexual violence.
Car bombings in central Somalia claimed the lives of scores of people, including senior regional officials. Al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack as the government ups its efforts against the terror group.
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