The scene of an attack by Islamist militants on the  ministry for higher education offices in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu. Photograph: Ismail Taxta/Reuters

Ten people have been killed in an assault on a government office complex in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Seven of the attackers were also killed, acc(...)

Somali government forces march during a parade to celebrate the 53rd anniversary of the national army, in the capital Mogadishu on Friday. Photograph: Ismail Taxta/Reuters.

At least 16 people were killed as two car bombs exploded outside the law courts in Somalia's capital Mogadishu and gunmen stormed the building (...)