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The place no journalist wants to go

Eleven reporters have been killed in Somalia in just two years -- uniquely dangerous conditions under which media workers operate.

Somali PM Sharmarke resigns as insurgency rages

Somalia's Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke said he had resigned on Tuesday, after months of intense pressure to quit.

Mogadishu violence claims dozens of lives

Fighting in Mogadishu has killed 230 civilians since the extremist al-Shabaab launched an offensive against the government two weeks ago, the UN says.

Sporadic gunfire in Mogadishu after heavy fighting

Sporadic gunfire rang out in Mogadishu on Thursday after three days of heavy battles waged by Islamist militants.

Civilians killed in Mogadishu clashes

Clashes in Mogadishu pitting Islamist insurgents against Somali government troops backed by African Union forces have killed at least 17 civilians.

African Union agrees to beef up Somalia force

Leaders of the African Union agreed at a summit on Monday to reinforce the AU peacekeeping mission in Somalia to counter al-Shabaab insurgents.

How Somalia’s civil war became new front against al-Qaeda

On a side street off Mogadishu's Wadnaha Road frontline a young officer is explaining the unwritten rules of the city's intractable civil war.

Insurgents parade bodies after Mogadishu battle

Somali insurgents displayed the bodies of what they said were AU troops on Friday following a day of fierce clashes with government troops.

UN: Dozens killed in Mogadishu fighting

At least 60 civilians were killed over the last two weeks as heavy fighting engulfed the Somali capital, Mogadishu, the UN said on Friday.

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