Somalia

For a brief moment, goalscorers forget poverty and war

For a brief moment, goalscorers forget poverty and war

The eyes of the world will turn to Russia this week for the World Cup but it is far away you must look to find the sport`s beating heart -- on war-ravaged streets and in poverty-stricken slums where the simple act of

Jun 11, 2018, 15:22 PM IST
Two car bombs explode in Somali capital and kill 18 people

Two car bombs explode in Somali capital and kill 18 people

Shooting broke out near the president`s residence at the time of the blasts, police and ambulance services said

Feb 24, 2018, 06:24 AM IST
Senior Al-Shabaab terrorists killed in Somalia drone strike

Senior Al-Shabaab terrorists killed in Somalia drone strike

Several senior Al-Shabaab terrorists were killed in a drone strike on the outskirts of the coastal city of Kismayo in southern Somalia.

Dec 17, 2017, 07:53 AM IST
Islamic State: What happened to all the foreign fighters?

Islamic State: What happened to all the foreign fighters?

In France, officials say, around 1,700 people went to Iraq and Syria since 2013 to join IS. Of those, 400 to 450 have been killed, and 250 returned to France.

Dec 16, 2017, 08:35 AM IST
Suicide bomber blows himself in police academy in Somalia, many casualties likely

Suicide bomber blows himself in police academy in Somalia, many casualties likely

A suicide bomber blew himself up inside the main police academy in Somalia's capital Mogadishu today with several people feared dead, police said.

Dec 14, 2017, 11:25 AM IST
US slaps terror charges on accused Times Square bomber

US slaps terror charges on accused Times Square bomber

New York police say Ullah set off a pipe bomb in an underground corridor of the subway system that connects Times Square to the Port Authority Bus Terminal at rush hour on Monday morning, injuring himself and three others.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:30 AM IST
White House asks US Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

White House asks US Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

The White House asked the US Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump`s latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.

Nov 21, 2017, 08:53 AM IST

United States strikes Islamic State in Somalia for first time

The US has conducted a pair of drone strikes against Islamic State fighters in Somalia, the first time America has hit the jihadists in the Horn of Africa nation, officials said.

Nov 04, 2017, 07:44 AM IST

25 killed, 30 injured in Somalia hotel attack

As many as 25 people were on Saturday killed and 30 others injured following a suicide attack outside a popular hotel in Somalia's Mogadishu.

Oct 29, 2017, 13:31 PM IST

Huge blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Major Abdullahi Aden, a police officer told Reuters the car bomb exploded at the gate of Nasahablod Two hotel.

Oct 28, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
Somalia bombing: Death toll reaches over 300

Somalia bombing: Death toll reaches over 300

The death toll is expected to rise as the emergency crews is till pulling more bodies from burned cars and demolished buildings

Oct 16, 2017, 07:37 AM IST
Death toll from Somalia bombings rises to more than 200

Death toll from Somalia bombings rises to more than 200

A spokesman for the Aamin Ambulance service said it knew of more than 250 people wounded during the bombings on Saturday.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:37 PM IST
Car bombs kill at least 22 in Somalia's capital Mogadishu: Police

Car bombs kill at least 22 in Somalia's capital Mogadishu: Police

About two hours later, a second blast took place in the city's Madina district.

Oct 14, 2017, 21:45 PM IST
North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

Sudan, one of six majority-Muslim countries on the original travel ban, was removed from the list, leaving eight nations with complete or partial blocks on travel to the United States.

 

Sep 25, 2017, 06:17 AM IST
Donald Trump weighs replacement to travel ban

Donald Trump weighs replacement to travel ban

After the Sept 15 bombing attack on a London train, Trump wrote on Twitter that the new ban "should be far larger, tougher and more specific - but stupidly, that would not be politically correct."

Sep 25, 2017, 00:35 AM IST
Donald Trump`s travel ban to expire on Sunday

Donald Trump`s travel ban to expire on Sunday

President Donald Trump`s contentious travel ban expires Sunday with little clarity over whether America`s door will reopen for travelers from six majority-Muslim countries.

Sep 22, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
US airstrike kills Al-Shabaab terrorist in Somalia

US airstrike kills Al-Shabaab terrorist in Somalia

The US Africa Command (Africom) said on Friday that the Thursday afternoon precision airstrike occurred near Barawe, Somalia, about 270 km southwest of the capital, Mogadishu.

Sep 09, 2017, 08:21 AM IST

Suspected militants kill 2 police in attack on Kenyan church

Kenya's police say two officers were killed when gunmen attacked them at a church they were guarding by Kenya's Indian Ocean coast.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:02 PM IST

Al Qaeda says senior commander in Somalia al Shabaab affiliate killed

A senior commander in al Shabaab, Somalia`s al Qaeda-affiliated Islamist rebels, was killed last month in a US airstrike, the group said on Saturday in an online statement.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
20 million face war-linked famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria: United Nations

20 million face war-linked famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria: United Nations

According to the UN`s humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator, only $2.5 billion have so far been paid up by donors to tackle the crisis, out of a total of $4.9 billion urgently needed.

Aug 09, 2017, 21:29 PM IST

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