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27 Jan
An explosion near a government building in Mogadishu was followed by a shootout between security forces and gunmen that left at least five civilians dead. The al-Shabab terror group claimed responsibility for the attack.
5 Jan
Children in Somalia are dying of hunger. Half the country’s population is in need of food aid and Islamist militant group al Shabab exacerbates the situation by blocking aid to a starving population. Deutsche Welle reports from the south of the country.
16 Dec
More than 200,000 Somalis are suffering catastrophic food shortages and many are dying of hunger, with that number set to rise to over 700,000 next year, according to an analysis by an alliance of U.N. agencies and aid groups.
3 Dec
The attack comes amid a new offensive by the Somali government against the terror group, which controls large parts of central and southern Somalia.
30 Nov
Somalia's health practitioners overwhelmed as conflict intensifies amid severe drought
27 Nov
Children are starving to death in Somalia where roughly half the population needs food urgently. The situation is being fueled by climate change and made much worse by Islamist extremists.
2 Nov
The clean-up continues in Somalia's capital Mogadishu as the death toll from the weekend's bombing claimed by Al Shabaab rises to at least 116. The government is appealing for international help.
31 Oct
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.
29 Oct
In the past few decades, Somalia’s droughts have increased both in intensity and in number due to climate change. It is now facing a famine that threatens the lives of millions of people, especially children. The United Nations says there are staggering levels of malnutrition among children under the age of five. T
20 Oct
Hundreds of mothers and their children are destitute as a severe drought continues to threaten death on a scale not seen in half a century, a spokesperson for UNICEF said on Tuesday.
19 Oct
One child is being admitted for medical treatment for malnutrition every minute in Somalia as severe drought threatens to cause the deaths of children on a scale not seen in half a century, a spokesperson for UNICEF said on Tuesday.
6 Oct
The death toll from this week's truck bombings has risen to at least 40, but local and national authorities say the latest attacks from the al-Shabab group will not deter them from fighting the terrorists.

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