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Four people killed, 10 hurt in suicide blast in Somali capital

  • Patrons, who included both soldiers and civilians, were sipping tea when the bomber blew himself up, local residents told Reuters.
At least four people were killed and 10 injured in a suicide blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. (Representational image) (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
At least four people were killed and 10 injured in a suicide blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. (Representational image) (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jan 18, 2022 11:21 PM IST
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David Amess murder: Suspect of Somali descent, planned stabbing for over a week

David Amess stabbing: The Scotland Yard was reported to have taken over the investigation, and the AFP news agency said citing police officials that “a potential motivation linked to Islamist extremism” is being probed.
Police officers guard the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents at the Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16, 2021. (REUTERS)
Police officers guard the scene where British MP David Amess was stabbed to death during a meeting with constituents at the Belfairs Methodist Church, in Leigh-on-Sea, Britain, October 16, 2021. (REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 17, 2021 01:57 PM IST
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Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

At least 30 killed in al Shabaab attack in Somalia, says security official

The insurgents used car bombs in the assault on a military base in Galmudug's Wisil town, located in central Somalia, triggering a fight with government troops and armed locals, Major Mohamed Awale, a military officer in Galmudug told Reuters.
Thirty people, including 17 soldiers and 13 civilians, died in the fighting.(Reuters )
Thirty people, including 17 soldiers and 13 civilians, died in the fighting.(Reuters )
Published on Jun 28, 2021 12:34 PM IST
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Reuters | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Mogadishu

UN urges Somalia to organise elections without delay

The resolution, which was adopted unanimously, authorized the African Union to maintain its nearly 20,000-strong force in Somalia until the end of the year with a mandate to reduce the threat from the extremist groups to enable “a stable, federal, sovereign and united Somalia.”
The UN 's most powerful body said its objective is to transfer security to Somali authorities, with the aim of Somalia taking the lead in 2021, and achieving full responsibility by the end of 2023.(Reuters File Photo)
The UN 's most powerful body said its objective is to transfer security to Somali authorities, with the aim of Somalia taking the lead in 2021, and achieving full responsibility by the end of 2023.(Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Mar 13, 2021 12:07 PM IST
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US to accept new visa applications by those denied due to Trump 'Muslim ban'

In a bid to overturn Trump's so-called Muslim ban, Joe Biden's government said applicants who were refused visas prior to Jan 20, 2020, must submit new applications and fees while those who were denied on or after Jan. 20, 2020, may seek reconsideration
US to accept new visa applications by those denied due to Trump 'Muslim ban'(Twitter/USAinKSA)
US to accept new visa applications by those denied due to Trump 'Muslim ban'(Twitter/USAinKSA)
Updated on Mar 09, 2021 07:54 AM IST
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