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BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - Somali Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi on Monday named a new 31-member cabinet, in a push to rejuvenate a government paralyzed for nearly two years by infighting and now threatened by powerful Islamists.
MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - One of ten suspected Somali pirates captured by the U.S. Navy early this year accused on Thursday the United States of torture at the opening of a trial intended to deter rampant piracy off Somalia's coast. "We were arrested by the U.S.
BAIDOA (Reuters) - Somalia's government continued to unravel on Wednesday with the resignation of another four top officials who cited the administration's reluctance to reach out to a rival Islamist movement.
By Pascal Fletcher KINSHASA (Reuters) - The United States sent its most explicit warning yet to Horn of Africa foes Eritrea and Ethiopia on Saturday to stay out of the escalating crisis in Somalia where they are believed to be backing rival sides.
BAIDOA, Somalia (Reuters) - The killers of a Somali minister had links with foreign terrorism networks seeking to foment chaos in the violence-plagued Horn of Africa nation, Prime Minister Ali Mohamed Gedi said on Saturday.
By Sarah Mahoney LEWISTON, Maine (Reuters) - Authorities reassured Muslims on Friday that Maine is safe after the state filed a civil-rights lawsuit against a man accused of rolling a frozen pig's head into a mosque during prayers.
By Andrew Cawthorne MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Thousands of Somalis chanting anti-Western slogans protested in Mogadishu on Friday against parliament voting to allow foreign peacekeepers in the country, a move opposed by the newly powerful Islamist militias.
By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Old typewriters, dusty passports, faded diplomatic pouches, invitations to embassy parties from 1991 and pictures of a man deposed as president 15 years ago -- Mohamed Awil has a lot of stuff to clear out.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will host an international meeting on Thursday in New York to discuss Somalia and how to support its interim government after Islamists took over the capital Mogadishu last week.
By Mohamed Ali Bile MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A 16-year-old Somali boy stabbed his father's killer to death on Tuesday in a public execution ordered by an Islamic Court, witnesses said.
The Somali Wild Ass (Equus asinus somalicus), is a subspecies of the African Wild Ass. It is found in the Southern Red Sea region of Eritrea, the Afar Region of Ethiopia, and Somalia. The legs of the Somali Wild Ass are horizontally striped with black, resembling those of a zebra. Photo Credit: Robert Lawton
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