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  • Must Reads: Hugo Chavez, Hillary Clinton and a tilting Tunisia

     
    From the hopes for Mogadishu to the barbs of the Venezuelan election, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the past week in global news....
  • Somali lawmakers elect academic and civic activist as president

     
    Lawmakers overwhelmingly elected an academic and civic activist as president of Somalia on Monday, in a United Nations-backed effort to put the country's lawless past behind it and forge the first stable central government in more than two decades....
  • Angola's longtime president poised to get another term

     
    Angola's president Jose Eduardo dos Santos poised to retain power after 33 years at the helm: Angola's ruling Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA) was set for victory in elections, which would mean a new presidential term for the...
  • New Somali president survives double suicide bombing

     
    Two days after Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud won office, militants sent him a grim message: double suicide bomb blasts at his temporary residence in a Mogadishu hotel. Mohamud was not harmed in the attack....
  • Suicide blasts at Mogadishu cafe reportedly kill 15

     
    Suicide bombers set off at least two explosions at a popular restaurant in Mogadishu late Thursday, killing about 15 people including journalists and two police officers, authorities said....
  • Somalia's presidential newcomer faces tough job

     
    Somalia's presidential newcomer faces a mammoth job: While international leaders on Tuesday urged Somalia’s new president to move swiftly to establish an inclusive government in order to rebuild his ruined nation, the Islamic militia that controls...
  • Somali troops take key port of Kismayo after Al Shabab rebels retreat

     
    Somali troops and their foreign allies occupied the key city of Kismayo, the last strategic base for Islamist militants who had relied on the local port as an main source of revenue....
  • As one Somali journalist is buried, a top poet and comedian is slain

     
    As one Somali journalist is buried, a leading poet and comedian is slain: Hours after assassinated Somali radio journalist Mohamed Mohamud Turyare was buried Monday, gunmen killed one of Somalia's famous poets and radio comedians, Warsame Shire Awale,...
  • Details of Somalia hostage rescue emerge

     
    Somali hostage rescue: New details from U.S. officials on the U.S. military rescue of two aid workers held hostage by Somali pirates....
  • Why do people get kidnapped in Somalia?

     
    Why do people get kidnapped in Somalia?...
  • U.S. helicopter raid frees two aid workers from Somali pirates

     
    U.S. Navy Seals in dramatic hostage rescue in Somalia: In a dramatic overnight rescue, U.S. military helicopters with Navy Seals swooped into Somalia and safely rescued two Western aid workers....