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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.

People 'twisting facts' about Modi's Somalia remark: Suresh Prabhu

Modi has great regard and respect for Malayalis. People are twisting the facts, Suresh Prabhu said.

Top Congress, BJP leaders spar in Kerala over 'Somalia' jibe

Top Congress, BJP leaders spar in Kerala over 'Somalia' jibe

Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad said the Prime Minister's statement was not in good taste.

Kerala Assembly Election 2016: CPI-M assails PM Narendra Modi for his Somalia remarks

CPI-M state secretary said "Gujarat Model" development projected by the BJP was actually a false propaganda.

Kerala seeks apology from PM Narendra Modi, not silence: Oommen Chandy

Kerala seeks apology from PM Narendra Modi, not silence: Oommen Chandy

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Prime Minister Narendra​ Modi`s comparison of Kerala with Somalia was absurd.

Kenya says arrests key member of militant group plotting attacks

Kenyan police have arrested a suspected key member of an Islamist militant group that was plotting attacks similar to one in 2013 on the Westgate shopping mall that killed at least 67 people, authorities said on Tuesday.

25 Al-Shabaab militants killed in Somalia

 At least 25 Al-Shabaab militants were killed in heavy fighting between the militant group and Somalia National Army (SNA), an official said on Thursday.

Two Somalia drone strikes kill about 12 militants: US

A pair of drone strikes in southern Somalia this week killed about a dozen Shebab militants who were threatening US and Somali forces, a US official said Tuesday.