• Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Members of Minnesota’s large Somali community said Monday they are heartbroken and grieving but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Somalia that killed more than 300 people.

  • After bombing, Somalia fears renewed al-Shabab onslaught

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — As the toll rises above 300 from one of the world’s deadliest attacks in years, the al-Shabab extremist group has sent a powerful signal that the international focus on extremism can’t afford to overlook the African continent.

  • Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals begin

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — More than 300 people are dead after the truck bombing in Somalia’s capital and scores of others remain missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from one of the world’s worst attacks in years.

  • 231 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia’s history

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll could continue to rise.

  • Huge blast rocks Somalia’s capital; police say 20 killed

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed 20 people in Somalia’s capital, police said Saturday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they’d heard in years.