Video: Ten years on, what remains of Somalia's 'Pirateland'?
A decade ago, Somali pirates were frequently in the headlines for hijacking boats and holding their crews for ransom. The epicentre of the piracy crisis was Somalia's northeastern state of Puntland. Local fishermen were angry at trawlers from around the world scouring the plentiful waters of the Horn of Africa. Our reporters returned to Puntland to meet its fishermen and talk to local armed forces who today face a much more dangerous threat: Al Shabaab Islamists.
Islamist attack on hotel in Somali capital kills 25 - police
An Islamist attack on the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has ended, leaving 25 people dead. The attack began with a car bomb on Saturday (October 28) and ended on Sunday after a 12-hour siege.
Somalis hurry back to the US amid travel ban worries
Dozens of Somali US visa holders, as well as Green Card holders and those travelling on temporary US travel documents, are in frantic efforts trying to get back to the United States before President Donald Trump’s immigration ban is reinstated.
Bomb blast caught on camera as Somali militants attack hotel
A suspected suicide car bomb rammed into the gates of a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu before a secondary explosion was caught on camera as media had gathered to film the aftermath of the first attack.
Suicide car bomb rocks Somali capital - police
A car exploded near a camp for displaced people in the Somali capital Mogadishu, police said.