• Thu, 03 May 2018 16:56
    Gunmen kidnap German nurse in Somalia capital
    Armed men abducted a German nurse working for the International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday evening from a compound in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, the aid group said Thursday.
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  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 14:48
    Somali-registered ‘Thai’ fishing boat caught with double the permissible catch
    A fishing boat with a permit issued by the breakaway Somali state of Puntland, bearing the Thai name of Chotechai Navy 35, was recently intercepted in Samut Sakhon on suspicion of illegal fishing and human trafficking, police announced on Thursday.
  • Mon, 06 Nov 2017 14:49
    Release asylum seekers detained in raids, rights group urges
    Thai authorities should release 35 Pakistani and Somali asylum seekers arrested in recent raids, a rights group said Monday, slamming arrests that swept up more than a dozen children.
  • Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:42
    276 killed, 300 injured in Mogadishu truck bomb: official
    Some 276 people have been killed and 300 injured in a truck bomb attack over the weekend in Mogadishu, the Somali ministry of information announced early Monday.
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  • Tue, 03 Oct 2017 01:00
    Life, death and hope: Inside Bangkok Immigration Detention Centre 
    A few days before the Sacrifice Feast of Eid marking the end of Ramadan in late June, a Somali migrant who had fled her war-torn homeland passed away in a Bangkok hospital.
  • Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:05
    US imposes travel ban on NK citizens
    SEOUL - The United States imposed travel restrictions Sunday on North Korea and seven other nations deemed to be a security risk; under a proclamation signed by President Donald Trump, citizens of North Korea, Chad, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen will face travel restrictions starting Oct. 18.
  • Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:18
    1.4 million children face famine in four countries: UNICEF
    UNITED NATIONS, United States - Almost 1.4 million children suffering from severe malnutrition could die this year from famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, the UN children's agency said Monday.
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  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 01:00
    Trump proves he is not fit for global leadership
    US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning nationals from seven predominantly Muslim countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – has shocked the world to its core.
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  • Thu, 04 Aug 2016 18:14
    No evidence of radicalisation in London stabbings: police
    LONDON - British detectives questioning a 19-year-old Norwegian of Somali origin over a stabbing spree in London said Thursday they have found no evidence of radicalisation or terror motives.
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  • Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:22
    Piracy and sea robbery down to 21-year low in first half of 2016
    Kuala Lumpur - Piracy and armed robbery at sea have fallen to their lowest level since 1995 in the first half of the year amid a decline in attacks in Indonesia and Somalia, an international watch group said Monday.
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  • Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:49
    Southern Philippine waters not a new Somalia: govt
    MANILA - The Philippines denied Friday that piracy in its waters bordering Indonesia and Malaysia had reached Somalian levels, after a recent spate of kidnappings of Southeast Asian sailors.
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  • Sun, 01 Nov 2015 12:01
    At least 12 killed in Somalia hotel attack: police
    MOGADISHU (AFP) - At least 12 people were killed in the Somali capital on Sunday in an ongoing attack, after gunmen used a vehicle packed with explosives to blast their way inside a hotel before storming the building, police said.
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  • Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11:17
    Thailand alleged with detaining asylum seekers
    The Human Rights Watch Wednesday alleged that Thai authorities have wrongfully arrested 64 asylum seekers, including seven children, from Pakistan and Somalia.
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  • Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:12
    Death toll rises to 13 from Somali hotel suicide bomb attack
    MOGADISHU (AFP) - Somalia's Shebab insurgents killed at least 13 people Sunday in a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, a security official said Monday, updating an earlier death toll.
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  • Sat, 25 Apr 2015 01:00
    Tribalism and the hijacking of the Islamic faith
    WHAT do Afghanistan, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Mali, northern Nigeria, Pakistan's tribal areas and Yemen have in common?
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