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26 May 2016
A Ugandan court is due Thursday to give its verdict on 13 men tried for masterminding a 2010 bombing by the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab that killed 76 people.
10 May 2016
Somalia's Al-Qaeda-aligned Shebab fighters claimed to have foiled an attack involving US special forces overnight Monday to Tuesday near the town of Toratorow, about 60 kilometres south of the capital.
2 Sep 2015
At least 50 African Union soldiers are believed to have been killed and another 50 are missing after Shebab militants overran a military camp in southern Somalia on Tuesday, according to Western military officials. "It is assessed that at least 50 AMISOM troops died," said a briefing note sent to diplomats by Western military officials…
6 Apr 2015
Kenyan fighter jets on Monday bombed two camps of the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents in southern Somalia, the army said, days after the Islamists carried out their worst ever massacre in Kenya.
4 Apr 2015
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday warned Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab fighters his government will respond to their killing of almost 150 students in the "severest way" possible.
23 Mar 2015
Somali government forces backed by African Union troops have recaptured a strategic island on the country's south coast from Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, officials and witnesses said Monday.


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A$ap Rocky has pleaded not guilty to allegedly shooting former A$ap mob member A$ap Relli. Earlier this week, the Los Angeles District Attorney’s office said Rocky was charged with two counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm. News outlet Rolling Stone reports that the rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, appeared in court alongside…
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A blast ripped through a mosque packed with worshippers in the Afghan capital Kabul Wednesday night, killing at least three people and wounding two dozen others, a hospital and officials said.
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Sixteen people have been killed and dozens are missing in flash flooding in northwest China after a sudden downpour triggered mudslides and caused a river to change course, state media reported Thursday.
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Railway and postal staff, dockers too. Britain's workers are striking in vast numbers as decades-high inflation erodes the value of wages at a record pace.
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Following weekend’s breakthrough, security forces have dislodged some bandits in their hide-out and rescued six hostages in Chikun Local Council of Kaduna State.