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News: Somalia

We have started to collect the most important news related to Somalia in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Somalia – overview

Somalia: news

US court sentences Somali pirate

Monday, November 29th 2010, 23:43
related countries: United States United States

A US court sentences a Somali man to 30 years in jail for attacking a US warship off the coast of Somalia in April.
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Somalia: 'People fed up of this'

Monday, November 29th 2010, 23:03
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

Somalia's prime minister has called for greater international support to help combat jihadist fighters linked to al-Qaeda.
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US mosque blaze after bomb plot

Sunday, November 28th 2010, 23:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oregon

US police say a fire at an Islamic centre in Oregon was arson, suggesting it was in response to a recent foiled car bomb attack by a Somali-born teenager.
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US Christmas tree 'bomb' thwarted

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 10:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Christmas, Oregon

A Somali-born US teenager is arrested in the state of Oregon after allegedly plotting to bomb a Christmas tree lighting ceremony.
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'I may be killed'

Friday, November 26th 2010, 16:17
related places: Mogadishu

Does the mayor of Mogadishu have the worst job in the world?
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Somalis guilty of US ship attack

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 17:43
related countries: United States United States

Five young Somali men face life in prison after being found guilty of attacking a US Navy warship, the first US piracy conviction for nearly 200 years.
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AU apologises for Somalia deaths

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 14:57
related places: Mogadishu

African Union peacekeepers in Somalia apologise for the deaths of two civilians, killed after troops opened fire on a group of people near Mogadishu airport.
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German trial for 'Somali pirates'

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 14:33
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Hamburg

Ten men from Somalia are in court in Hamburg, charged with capturing a container ship, in the first piracy trial in Germany in about 400 years.
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Video shows Chandlers' death fear

Sunday, November 21st 2010, 8:47

Details have emerged of a film in which yacht kidnap victims Paul and Rachel Chandler admit to being "resigned to dying" in Somalia.
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Freed Chandlers arrive back in UK

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 21:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Heathrow

Paul and Rachel Chandler have landed at Heathrow after being held hostage by Somali pirates for more than a year.
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Chandlers told of father's death

Monday, November 15th 2010, 16:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Paul

Paul and Rachel Chandler, who are to return home "very soon", hear that his father died while they were being held hostage by Somali pirates.
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British pair 'beaten by pirates'

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 21:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British couple who spent almost 400 days held hostage in Somalia have spoken of their "traumatic" time.
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British pair freed from pirates

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 19:27
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A retired British couple are freed more than a year after being taken captive by Somali pirates who boarded their yacht off the Seychelles.
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UK couple's 'risky' route to freedom

Sunday, November 14th 2010, 18:34
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British couple held hostage by Somali pirates for more than a year have arrived in Kenya following their release on Sunday.
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Pirates hijack ship 'near India'

Friday, November 12th 2010, 10:58
related countries: India India, Panama Panama

Pirates hijack a Panamanian-flagged chemical tanker in waters closer to India than to Somalia.
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Somalis deny US piracy charges

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 11:14
related countries: United States United States

Five Somali men accused of attacking a US warship deny charges of piracy in what is billed as the first such trial in the US in more than 100 years.
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SA yachtsman escapes pirate raid

Tuesday, November 9th 2010, 13:05
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African yachtsman is rescued from Somali pirates by European naval forces, but two other South Africans are still being held captive.
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US bans air freight from Somalia

Monday, November 8th 2010, 18:46
related countries: United States United States, Yemen Yemen

The US extends an air cargo ban to cover Somalia as well as Yemen and bans ink cartridges from passenger flights, in the wake of last month's bomb plot.
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Somali pirates get record ransom

Saturday, November 6th 2010, 16:02

Somali pirates are reported to have received a total of about $12.3m (£7.6m) in ransom money to release two ships.
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US men 'aided Somalia al-Shabab'

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 10:22
related countries: United States United States

Three California men are charged with aiding the Somali Islamist militant group al-Shabab, the US Justice Department says.
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Air freight ban after bombs find

Monday, November 1st 2010, 20:06
related countries: Yemen Yemen

Home Secretary Theresa May announces an extended ban on freight from Somalia as well as Yemen after the cargo plane bomb discoveries.
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Somalia Islamists 'execute spies'

Thursday, October 28th 2010, 15:56

Two young women are shot dead in a public execution by Somali Islamist group al-Shabab, whose fighters accused them of spying, reports say.
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War-hit countries 'most corrupt'

Tuesday, October 26th 2010, 8:46
related countries: Iraq Iraq

War-torn nations, such as Somalia, Afghanistan and Iraq, are seen as the world's most corrupt, Transparency International says.
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Somali city at war

Monday, October 25th 2010, 7:12
related places: Mogadishu

Images from Mogadishu where peacekeepers battle insurgents
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Disarm, set free

Saturday, October 23rd 2010, 0:32

Nato frustrated with Somali piracy mission
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Abducted UK aid worker on ordeal

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 17:05
related countries: Kenya Kenya, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Nairobi

A British aid worker abducted by masked gunmen in Somalia has spoken to the press in Nairobi about his ordeal.
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World blockade on Somalia urged

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 20:34

There should be a complete naval and air blockade of Somalia, the African Union tells the United Nations Security Council.
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Freed UK aid worker meets family

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 15:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British aid worker Frans Barnard, released by Somali kidnappers, is reunited with his family in Kenya
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Aid worker overjoyed at release

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 22:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British security consultant kidnapped six days ago by gunmen in Somalia has described his release as "marvellous", Save the Children says.
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US man 'urged South Park attack'

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 21:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: South Park

A US man pleads guilty to supporting a Somali Islamist militant group and encouraging violence against the writers of cartoon show South Park.
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Al-Shabab lose Somali border town

Monday, October 18th 2010, 16:26
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Pro-Somali government forces seize the town of Bulo Hawo on the border with Kenya and Ethiopia from al-Shabab - a major victory for the UN-backed authority.
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Somali phone cash transfer banned

Monday, October 18th 2010, 14:15

Somali Islamist group al-Shabab orders mobile phone companies to stop their popular money transfer services, saying they are "unIslamic".
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Somalia 'leads ship hijack rise'

Monday, October 18th 2010, 11:40

Ship hijackings have hit a five-year high, says a maritime watchdog, with Somali pirates responsible for the vast majority of cases.
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Somalia hostage 'in good spirits'

Sunday, October 17th 2010, 10:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British security consultant who was kidnapped by armed gunman in Somalia is "well and is being looked after", the charity Save the Children says
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Charity calls for hostage release

Saturday, October 16th 2010, 12:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Save the Children calls for the unconditional and immediate release of a British security consultant who was kidnapped in Somalia.
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Aid workers kidnapped in Somalia

Friday, October 15th 2010, 23:02

Two Save the Children staff - a British consultant and a local worker - are kidnapped in Somalia, the charity says, although reports say the Somali was later freed.
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Somali pirates release minister

Wednesday, October 13th 2010, 11:20

A government minister kidnapped by pirates in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland is freed without a ransom being paid, officials say.
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Somali peace force 'gains ground'

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 16:27

The African Union says its troops are now in control of more than 40% of the Somali capital, as splits are reported in the main Islamist group.
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EU helps train Somali soldiers

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 9:53

After almost two decades of war Islamist militia are trying to seize power in Somalia.
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Ready for battle?

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 9:38

EU training Somali troops to take on Islamist hardliners
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Growing risk

Monday, October 4th 2010, 18:20

EU navies warn Somali piracy may enter deadly new phase
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Kenya ends deal on trying pirates

Friday, October 1st 2010, 16:50
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Kenya's government ends a deal with the EU to host trials of suspected Somali pirates, saying the international community has not fulfilled its obligations.
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Pirates hijack ship off Tanzania

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 15:21
related countries: India India, Tanzania Tanzania

Somali pirates have hijacked a cargo ship with 15 Indian crew off the coast of Tanzania, a maritime watchdog said.
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