MOGADISHU (Reuters) - In a sprawl of plastic refugee shelters and mortar-blasted buildings in Mogadishu, a mud-caked Turkish engineering team monitors the drilling of a new borehole while their armed guards chat lazily under a tree, guns across laps.
Somalia needs more international support during and after the transition process, leaders of the international community agree. Building a domestic security force is a priorty for the country to sustain peace and development
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging the international community to bolster security in Somalia as the country moves from its current transitional government.
Somalia needs a global reconstruction effort to back up ongoing stabilisation efforts and stop the Horn of Africa's 20-year descent into chaos, leaders said at the start of a meeting in Turkey.
MOGADISHU (AFP) — At least six people, including three civilians, were killed Wednesday in northern Somalia's Puntland region when a roadside bomb exploded as security forces tried to defuse it.