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Somali pirates hijack Indian commercial ship with 11 crew members aboard

Last month, Somali pirates hijacked an oil tanker, the first commandeering of a vessel since 2012, but released it after a fight with Puntland`s marine force.
 

11 dead, 50,000 displaced in week of Somali bloodshed: UN

11 dead, 50,000 displaced in week of Somali bloodshed: UN

A week of violent clashes between rival forces in northern Somalia has killed 11 people and forced more than 50,000 to flee, the UN humanitarian agency said on Saturday.

1.7 mn Somalis in Puntland, Somaliland need aid: UN

The UN says the drought in the two regional states has impacted lives and livelihoods, compounding an already challenging humanitarian situation.

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Children starving amid alarming Somalia drought: UN

Over 58,000 children will starve to death in Somalia without urgent support, the United Nations warned Monday, amid severe drought in the impoverished and war-torn Horn of Africa country.

Voting for new president underway in Somalia`s Puntland

Lawmakers in Somalia`s semi-autonomous Puntland region on Wednesday started voting for a new president amid tight security, officials said.

At least 8 dead in car bomb attack in Somalia`s Puntland

At least eight people were killed on Thursday when a car bomber rammed a convoy in Somalia`s northern port of Bossasso, a region harbouring Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents where tensions are high ahead of elections in January.

100 feared dead in Somalia storm

At least 100 people were feared dead after a storm hit the coastal areas of Somalia`s northeastern autonomous state of Puntland over the weekend, an official said Monday.

Somalia’s Puntland troops rescue hostages on hijacked ship

The Puntland government said their forces captured the Panama-flagged MV Iceberg 1, which was docked near the Gara`ad coastal village in Mudung region.

Don`t try Danish hostage rescue again: Pirate

The warning follows a botched rescue attempt on Thursday by govt forces.

Somali mystery militia rises

Military force being created in Somalia is funded by mysterious donor nation.