Somali premier loses confidence vote in Parliament

Somalia`s prime minister lost a confidence vote in parliament on Saturday after months of dispute with the country`s president and international concern that the turmoil was harming rebuilding efforts.

Somali prime minister voted out of office by lawmakers

Members of parliament voted Somalia`s prime minister out of office on Saturday for the second time in a year, a move Western donors had warned would threaten the war-torn nation`s fragile recovery.

Somali lawmakers move to sack PM

Somali lawmakers presented a motion in parliament Thursday to oust the prime minister, amid warnings the power struggles and political turmoil could damage efforts to rebuild the war-torn nation.

UN tells Somalia to quit paying for votes

The UN's representative in Somalia says he is concerned bribes are being paid to parliamentarians to vote to oust the prime minister.

After long break, US welcomes Somali ambassador

The United States on Monday welcomed a new ambassador from Somalia -- the first in over two decades.

Graft allegations test West`s ties to Somali president

A resignation letter by Somalia`s central bank governor sent from Dubai has thrown Western donors into a quandary over supporting a government they need to fight al Qaeda`s local allies.

Somali president names economist as new prime minister

Somalia`s president named a political newcomer as prime minister on Thursday, days after his predecessor was ousted amid bitter infighting in the war-torn nation.

Somali president safe after Islamist attack

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud escaped unhurt on Tuesday from an ambush on his heavily armoured convoy claimed by al Qaeda linked Islamists, the latest attack targeting the internationally backed leader.

Somalia defies Islamist threats after deadly UN attack

Somalia`s leaders vowed that progress would continue despite fresh threats by Islamist insurgents, a day after they staged their attack on the UN office.

US recognises Somali government

The US has officially recognised the Somali government in Mogadishu after more than two decades.