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Two killed in grenade attack in Somalia's Mogadishu

At least two people were killed in a grenade attack in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Friday afternoon, police said.

Death toll in Somalia beach restaurant attack rises to 10

The death toll from an attack late on Thursday by Islamic militants on a seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has risen to 10, police said.

More than 10 dead in twin blast in Somalia town: Official

At least 10 people were killed in two explosions in Galkayo, central Somalia, on Sunday morning, a local official said.

Over 300 Al-Shabaab suspects nabbed in Somalia

Over 300 Al-Shabaab suspects were arrested on Tuesday in Mogadishu during a security operation by joint forces from Somalian government and African Union peacekeeping mission (Amisom), authorities said.

US releases redacted drone strike `playbook`

The 18-page Presidential Policy Guidance (PPG), published Saturday by the American Civil Liberties Union, provides more details than the government had previously revealed on how drone strikes are approved.

Five killed in Somalia attack

At least five people were killed and several injured on Sunday in twin car bomb blasts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu.

Suicide car bomb hits CID headquarters in Somalia: Police

Suicide car bomb hits CID headquarters in Somalia: Police

A suicide attacker rammed a car bomb into the gates of the headquarters of Somalia's Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in the capital Mogadishu on Sunday, then fighters stormed in, police said.

Twin suicide bombs kill 13 near Mogadishu airport

At least 13 people were killed today in twin bombings near UN and African Union buildings adjoining Mogadishu's airport, police said, in what the jihadist Shabaab group claimed as a suicide attack.

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

'Sankat Mochak' VK Singh arrives in South Sudan; Sushma Swaraj urges Indians to move out

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh is at the helm of the government`s `Operation Sankat Mochan` to evacuate Indians from South Sudan.

Eight soldiers killed in Somalia military base attack, Al-Shabab militants claim responsibility

Eight soldiers killed in Somalia military base attack, Al-Shabab militants claim responsibility

Eight soldiers were killed when a suicide car bomb targeted a Somalia military training camp and attackers then entered the base on foot, the military said today.

At least 18 killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia

At least 18 killed by a roadside bomb in Somalia

At least 18 civilians were killed when a roadside bomb went off on Thursday in Somalia`s Lafole town, southwest of the capital, blowing up a packed mini-bus that was passing by, police said.

Minister, 15 others killed in Somalia hotel attack

More than 30 others were injured in the attack.

Death toll in Islamist attack in Somalia rises to 15: Police

Death toll in Islamist attack in Somalia rises to 15: Police

The Shabaab group claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement distributed through online social networks.

Shabaab says it executed six 'spies' in Somalia

Shabaab says it executed six 'spies' in Somalia

The United States has in recent years launched numerous drone strikes against Shabaab leaders, including the strike that killed its chief.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon slams attack on African peacekeepers in Somalia

UN chief Ban Ki-moon slams attack on African peacekeepers in Somalia

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday condemned the recent attack on Ethiopian troops at an African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) base in Halgan, Somalia, and called on the Horn of African country to "remain resolute in the fight against Al-Shabaab and extremism".

Somalia forces end extremist siege of hotel, 15 killed

Officials say Somali security forces have ended a siege by extremist gunmen which killed least 15 people, including two members of parliament, at a hotel in the Somali capital after an all-night gunfight.

Al Shabaab car bomber strikes hotel in Somali capital, at least 15 dead

Al Shabaab car bomber strikes hotel in Somali capital, at least 15 dead

Al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab militants quickly claimed responsibility for the attack on the Hotel Ambassador.

PM Modi's Kerala-Somalia gaffe severely dented BJP's chances: Congress

Former defence minister AK Antony said that he is confident that United Democratic Front will have a clean swipe in Kerala.

Oommen Chandy winds up campaign, says BJP will not win single seat in Kerala

Oommen Chandy winds up campaign, says BJP will not win single seat in Kerala

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Chandy said that the people of Kerala would give a fitting reply to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Seven Al Shabaab fighters killed in Somalia

Local officials told Xinhua the military`s onslaught against Al Shabaab was carried out by an elite unit from the police and national army.