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US airstrike kills 52 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia

20 Jan 2019

US airstrike kills 52 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia

The US military yesterday said it had carried out its deadliest airstrike in Somalia in months, killing 52 al-Shabab extremists after a "large group" mounted an attack on Somali forces.

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

24 Dec 2018

Here are world's safest and most-unsafe travel destinations for 2019

As we are stepping into 2019, we have also started making our travel lists.

'Wow,' says Trump after Supreme Court upholds travel ban

27 Jun 2018

'Wow,' says Trump after Supreme Court upholds travel ban

After months of legal battles, as the US Supreme Court (SC) upheld Donald Trump's travel ban yesterday, the President hailed the verdict on Twitter with a simple 'wow.'

Somalia twin bomb blasts: Death toll rises to 189

15 Oct 2017

Somalia twin bomb blasts: Death toll rises to 189

The death toll from the powerful twin bomb blasts that struck Somalia's capital Mogadishu has climbed to 189 with over 200 injured; the numbers are expected to rise.

Somali Piracy: Forces rescue hijacked Indian ship, two crew members

11 Apr 2017

Somali Piracy: Forces rescue hijacked Indian ship, two crew members

Somali security forces rescued an Indian cargo ship hijacked by pirates, but could save only two of the ten-men crew.

Pirates hijack Indian vessel in Somalia

03 Apr 2017

Pirates hijack Indian vessel in Somalia

Sources have confirmed that an Indian vessel has been hijacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia.

UN warns of largest humanitarian catastrophe

12 Mar 2017

UN warns of largest humanitarian catastrophe

The United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said that the "world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since the end of second world war in 1945."

Mohamed Abduallahi, a US dual national elected as Somali President

10 Feb 2017

Mohamed Abduallahi, a US dual national elected as Somali President

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a former prime minister and a Somali-US citizen won Somalia's long-postponed presidential election.