No group is known to have claimed responsibility for the apparent attack but US officials believe Al Shabaab is responsible
'I think it was a bomb. Luckily, the flight controls were not damaged so I could return and land at the airport.'
How a young Somali activist for women’s rights fled her homeland after she was outed as gay
Denmark, Finland and Sweden top the list for the ‘cleanest’ countries – but none are corruption free
A woman's body reportedly washed up after traffickers abandoned the boat
The Islamic State has already expanded its footprint well beyond Syria and Iraq, with militants in Afghanistan, Libya, Yemen, Nigeria and other countries pledging allegiance to the extremists
Religious affairs ministry has ordered security staff to crackdown on anybody suspected of celebrating Christmas
Follows an al-Shabaab attack on hotel last month in which nine people were killed
Mr Cameron told reporters that it was in the UK's national interest to use its resources and expertise to improve existing efforts
A sports stadium in Mogadishu became a key base for al-Shabaab in Somalia as their influence expanded across eastern Africa. Photographer Johnnie Shand Kydd visited the arena after it was reclaimed by African Union forces
Two bombers among dead after police shoot and kill attackers as they try to make their way into the hotel
Area police chief says 'it cannot be anything else but a terrorist attack'
Many women in developing countries don't realise that they have a right to healthcare and to make decisions about their own bodies. This has to change, says Edna Adan ssmail
The alleged victim remains in police custody after telling a radio station she had been sexually assaulted and held captive overnight
The restrictions on terror suspects are to be tightened after an Islamist extremist escaped from the security services when he walked out of a mosque disguised in a burka.
Old Bailey judge has issued a warrant for 27-year-old