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'Off the charts': 133k Somalia famine child deaths

...unfolding disaster made south-central Somalia the most dangerous place in the world...first in-depth study of famine deaths in Somalia in 2011 was released Thursday, and it...5 million people in south-central Somalia. That compares to 65,000 under-5...
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Outside editorial: It's time to stabilize Somalia

...collapse of its government 16 years ago, Somalia has been sliding into an abyss. Now community must help stabilize Somalia's transitional government. The government...its feet and establish its rule all over Somalia. Even though the ultimate responsibility...
The scourge of Somalia

...broke down. Pirates plying the seas off Somalia have been a scourge of international shipping...the African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia. Solutions to that country's piracy...isn't working, and U.S. policy toward Somalia could stand another look. Tempting as...
Perpetual war is our reality

...especially if we continue to contribute to it with drone strikes, covert operations like those in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Bahrain, Yemen, to name a few, not to mention billions in arms sales all over the planet.And it hasn't slowed down...
Today in history

...billion in new tax breaks for businesses, farmers and others.Five years ago: Mortars fired by Islamic militants slammed into Somalia's airport as President Sheik Sharif Sheik Ahmed boarded a plane, sparking battles that killed at least 24 people; the president...
Analysts: Somali war helped turn drought to famine

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somali soldiers beat back desperate you," the African Union envoy to Somalia, Jerry Rawlings, told the gathered families in the capital of Mogadishu. Somalia's 20-year-old civil war is partly...
Street battles in Somali capital amid famine help

MOGADISHU, Somalia - African Union troops fought house-to-house...side and territory held by al-Shabab, Somalia's dominant militant group. At least...on an ambulance jet bound for Kenya. Somalia's famine is unfolding in the middle...
Say 'no' to more war

...back to the stone age with collateral murder.With peace prize O-bomb-ya's targeted countries of Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and now Syria, as well as covert destabilization of all the other countries in the region, is...
Photo: One Million Bones

...of plaster. Her goal is to have 8,000 bones to send to Washington D.C. for the collaborative art installation to recognize the victims and survivors of the crises in Sudan, the Democratic republic of the Congo, Somalia and Burma.
Have the terrorists won?

...supported by the United States.Other attacks by al-Qaida franchises have had a similarly parochial focus, from Mali and Somalia to Pakistan. Even in Libya, where a group loosely connected to al-Qaida attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi last...
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