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Somalia Truck Bomb Death Toll Jumps to 358

0 Visits: 35 | Saturday October 21, 2017 - 12:48:52
MOGADISHU — Somalia's deadliest ever attack, a truck bomb in the capital Mogadishu, has now killed 358 people with 228 more injured, the government said late Friday, a major jump in the fatality toll.

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So What's It Like to Live in a Place Like Somalia?

0 Visits: 48 | Saturday October 21, 2017 - 11:31:25
Mogadishu -- People from abroad always ask me -- "What's it like to live in a place like Somalia, where blasts and car bombs are a regular part of life?"

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Nairobi: Eastleigh Residents Mobilise to Help Somalia Blast Victims

0 Visits: 70 | Friday October 20, 2017 - 23:20:57
NAIROBI — "Fire! Fire!" is the answer one gets after asking Omar Mohamed what he remembers about the Saturday bomb blast in Mogadishu.

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Somalia: Car Bombing Outside Mogadishu Kills at Least Two

0 Visits: 116 | Friday October 20, 2017 - 20:05:45
MOGADISHU — A car bomb exploded on the outskirts of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday killing the driver, police said, and a witness told Reuters there were at least two bodies at the scene.

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ICG: Managing the Disruptive Aftermath of Somalia's Worst Terror Attack

0 Visits: 155 | Friday October 20, 2017 - 12:20:45
The 14 October 2017 twin bombings in Mogadishu mark the deadliest attack in Somalia since 2007. As Somalis unite in their disgust at the most likely perpetrator Al-Shabaab, President Farmajo must immediately provide care for victims and use surging support for the government to redouble efforts aimed…

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Somalia: Thousands March in Mogadishu Streets to Condemn Those Behind Deadly Bombing

0 Visits: 59 | Thursday October 19, 2017 - 11:14:04
MOGADISHU - Thousands of Somalis have demonstrated against those behind the bombing that killed more than 300 people at the weekend, defying police who opened fire to keep them away from the site of the attack.

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Somali President: Mogadishu Bombing Has Al-Shabaab Fingerprints

0 Visits: 151 | Thursday October 19, 2017 - 07:12:09
MOGADISHU — Somalia's president has blamed al-Shabab for the country's deadliest attack, in which more than 300 people were killed.

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Kenyan Election Board Chairman Says Hard to Guarantee Free Election

0 Visits: 96 | Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 22:24:46
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's election board chairman Wafula Chebukati said on Wednesday ahead of a repeat presidential poll on Oct. 26 that it was "difficult" to guarantee the election would be free and fair.

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In Somalia, Hope Fades in Desperate Search for Missing

0 Visits: 167 | Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 11:55:17
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Anguished families scoured Somalia's capital Tuesday in search of scores still missing from Saturday's bomb blast that killed more than 300 people in one of the world's deadliest attacks in years.

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Grim Milestone: Somalia Drought and Conflict Force One Million People to Flee

0 Visits: 128 | Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 10:51:34
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Over 1 million people in Somalia have been forced to abandon their homes this year seeking food and water, mainly due to drought, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), a leading humanitarian organization said in a report released Wednesday.

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