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By Abdi Guled

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MOGADISHU, April 20 (Reuters) – Five people were killed and seven injured in a mortar exchange between Somali government troops and Islamist insurgents, residents and medics said on Tuesday. (more…)

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By Ibrahim Mohamed

Reuters
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/04/14/AR2010041401319.html

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Islamist rebels warned private radio stations to stop playing music in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu, while at least 11 people were killed in fighting, residents in the south of country said on Wednesday. (more…)

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Der Spiegel
07/09/2009

Behind closed doors, the German government is slowly but surely changing the rules for combat on Afghanistan, allowing its forces to take a more offensive approach. At the same time, German popular support for the “war” that no one wants to a call war continues to decline. (more…)

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By Olivier Knox – 13 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The US Senate approved a bill to triple civilian US aid to Pakistan, a bid to cement a long-term partnership to defeat Islamist fighters who threaten the nuclear-armed ally’s stability. (more…)

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By Reuters News

Two female Pakistani teachers, a female aid worker and their driver were found shot dead on Monday, police and a doctor said, in an area where Islamists have attacked aid groups.

The four, all Pakistanis, were found in a forest near the town of Mansehra, 70 km (40 miles) north of the capital, Islamabad, police said.

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By BBC NEWS

A mother and two children are among 25 people and 13 civilians, killed in fierce fighting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, witnesses say.

They were killed when a mortar shell landed on their house, neighbours said. The fighting began when 100 insurgents armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked three government and Ethiopian bases south of the city. (more…)

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