The jihadist group hailed a 'new era' in East Africa
The Pentagon said he had been involved in at least two terror attacks and was planning more
'We can't do anything without leadership from the government. We are looking for ways to protect young women from FGM'
Never mind the Copacabana and Carnival hedonism: after returning home to Brazil, the war photographer André Liohn found a society on the edge, caught between gang violence and police brutality. Could this summer's Olympics provide some respite?
The one person who died during the incident is suspected to have been a suicide bomber
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
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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
Sally Evans' son was killed in June while leading an assault on a Kenyan security forces in Lamu County
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