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A member of the security forces walks past wreckage at the scene of a bombing in Mogadishu, Somalia. Police say a suicide bomber died and a number of civilians were wounded when a vehicle exploded near a checkpoint outside the presidential palace in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

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Somalis tear a poster of French President Emmanuel Macron during a protest in Mogadishu, Somalia. Muslims in the Middle East and beyond are calling for boycotts of French products and for protests as a clash over depictions of the Prophet Muhammad and the limits of free speech intensifies.

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Somalis tear and burn French flag during a demonstration against French President Emmanuel Macron in Mogadishu, Somalia. Muslims in the Middle East and beyond are calling for boycotts of French products and for protests as a clash over depictions of the Prophet Muhammad and the limits of free speech intensifies.

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A Somali man protests against the killing Friday night of at least one civilian during the overnight curfew, which is intended to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, on a street in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A police officer in Somalia's capital has been arrested in the fatal shooting of at least one civilian while enforcing coronavirus restrictions, a fellow police officer said, sparking protests that continued Saturday with crowds of angry young men burning tires and demanding justice.

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Somalis salvage goods after shops were destroyed in a car bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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A soldier stands guard near wreckage of vehicles in Mogadishu after a car bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia. A truck bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia's capital Saturday morning, authorities said. It was one of the deadliest attacks in Mogadishu in recent memory.

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Somalis watch the wreckage of the car bomb after an attack on a European Union military convoy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has targeted a European Union military convoy carrying Italian military trainers in the Somali capital.

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A Woman gather near destroyed buildings after a car bomb detonated in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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A man walks past the wreckage of an official vehicle that was destroyed in a bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis carry away a man who was wounded after blast outside a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says an explosives-laden vehicle has detonated outside a restaurant in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu.

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A member of security forces walks past the burned-out vehicle after a bomb planted in it exploded in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says the bomb exploded killing the driver and injuring a nearby pedestrian in the Hodan district of the capital.

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Destruction is after fights between militants and Somalia government soldiers in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somali soldiers stand guard at a destroyed building in Mogadishu, Somalia. Police say a nearly day-long siege in the heart of Somalia's capital has ended with all of the al-Shabab extremist attackers killed. More than 20 are dead with the number expected to climb as hospitals report more than 50 wounded, many in critical condition. The attack comes after a flurry of U.S. airstrikes against the al-Qaida-linked extremist group, the deadliest Islamic extremist organization in Africa.

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Cars burn after car bombs in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least four people were killed in a powerful explosion late Thursday in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, police said, in an attack that Islamic extremists said was an attempt to bomb a hotel.

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Rescuers carry away a man who was severely injured by a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Rescuers search for people trapped under the rubble after a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a number of people died in a powerful car bomb explosion near a mall close to local government offices in Somalia's capital.

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Soldiers stand near the wreckage of cars destroyed after a car bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia. At least one person was killed and others injured Sunday and nobody has claimed responsibility for the blast.

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A Somali policeman stands guard next to destroyed shops after a car bomb attack at a busy junction in the Wadajir district of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia was hit by two violent attacks, one killing an Islamic cleric in the northern city of Galkayo, and a second killing at least six people in a car bomb blast in Mogadishu, police said.

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Somalis carry away an injured civilian who was wounded in a bomb blast near the Sahafi hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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An injured civilian walks away from the scene after being wounded in a bomb blast near the Sahafi hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. Three car bombs by Islamic extremists exploded outside the hotel, which is located across the street from the police Criminal Investigations Department, killing at least 10 people according to police.

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Two members of the Italian military, right, attend the scene after an attack on a European Union military convoy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somali security forces attend the scene after an attack on a European Union military convoy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has targeted a European Union military convoy carrying Italian military trainers in the Somali capital.

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A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast outside the compound of a district headquarters in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a number of people are wounded after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at a checkpoint outside the headquarters after being stopped by security forces.

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Cars burn after one of two car bombs, in Mogadishu, Somalia. Two car bombs hit Somalia, killing at least six people. Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels claimed responsibility for the first suicide car bomb blast that that killed four people when it exploded near the gate of a military base in Afgoye town, 30 kilometers (18 miles) northwest of Mogadishu.

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A man walks past destroyed cars after one of two car bombs, in Mogadishu, Somalia. Two car bombs hit Somalia, killing at least six people.

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Somalis protest against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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People help a man who was injured by a car bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia. Security forces ended an overnight siege by militants at a hotel in Somalia's capital after a bombing and shootout that killed dozens, and the government fired its police and intelligence chiefs amid the continuing extremist attacks.

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Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of vehicles after a car bomb which was detonated Saturday night in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis carry away a man injured after a car bomb was detonated in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of vehicles in Mogadishu, Somalia after a car bomb detonated Saturday night. A Somali police officer said security forces ended a night-long siege at a Mogadishu hotel by attackers who stormed the building after a suicide car bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the entrance gate.

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Thousands of Somalis gather to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims, at the site of the attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. More than 300 people were killed and nearly 400 wounded in Saturday's truck bombing, with scores missing.

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Protesters march near the scene of Saturday's massive truck bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. Thousands of people took to the streets of Somalia's capital in a show of defiance after the country's deadliest attack, as two people were arrested in connection with Saturday's massive truck bombing that killed more than 300.

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Somalis remove the body of a man killed in a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Wounded and dead lie in the street at the scene of a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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A Somali soldier helps a civilian who was wounded in a blast in the capital of Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis help a man wounded after a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis remove the body of a man killed in a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis use a sheet to carry a man wounded in a blast away to an ambulance, in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis gather and search for survivors by destroyed buildings at the scene of a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis walk past the wreckage of vehicles at the scene of a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis gather and search for survivors by destroyed buildings at the scene of a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalis gather and search for survivors by destroyed buildings at the scene of a blast in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia. A huge explosion from a truck bomb has killed at least 20 people in Somalia's capital, police said, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they'd heard in years.

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Somalis remove the body of a man killed in Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The death toll from the huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital rose to over 50, with more than 60 others injured, as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties, security and medical sources said.

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Somali children assist other civilians and security forces in their rescue efforts by carrying away unidentified charred human remains in a cardboard box, to clear the scene of Saturday's blast, in Mogadishu, Somalia. The death toll from the huge truck bomb blast in Somalia's capital rose to over 50, with more than 60 others injured, as hospitals struggled to cope with the high number of casualties, security and medical sources said.

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Security forces stand near the wreckage of a minibus at the scene of a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. Police say the explosion outside a restaurant in Mogadishu's Hamarweyne district has killed a number of people, mostly civilians.

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Somali soldiers examine the wreckage following a car bomb blast in Mogadishu, Somalia. Islamic extremist fighters killed a number of Somali government soldiers and briefly took a town near the border with Kenya and a separate bomb blast took place in the capital.

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A Somali couple walk past burning vehicles outside Midnimo mall after a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab often carries out deadly bombings in Mogadishu.

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Burning vehicles outside Midnimo mall after a car bomb attack on a popular mall in Mogadishu, Somalia. A police officer says a car bomb blast near a police station in Somalia's capital has killed at least five people and wounded at least 13 others. Most of the victims are civilians. The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab often carries out deadly bombings in Mogadishu.

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Somali men carry away the body of a civilian who was killed in a militant attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia's security forces early morning ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab Islamic extremists at the popular "Pizza House" restaurant in the capital.

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Somali men carry away a wounded civilian, who was injured in a car bomb attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer said the car bomb exploded at a restaurant cafe in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, leaving many dead and injured.

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Somali security walk near burning cars after a car bomb attack on a restaurant in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer said the car bomb exploded at a restaurant cafe in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, leaving many dead and injured.

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A Somali soldier walks near the wreckage of a car bomb blast near Aden Abdule international airport in Mogadishu, Somalia. A Somali police officer says a car bomb detonated near the Somali capital's airport.

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A Somali soldier, left, stands by the wreckage of a passing minibus that was destroyed in a suicide car bomb attack near the defense ministry compound in Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia's new military chief Gen. Mohamed Ahmed Jimale survived the blast which targeted the convoy he was traveling in with senior military officials, police say, but a number of soldiers and civilians were killed.

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Newly displaced Somali mothers and their children sit in a camp in the Sahal area on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. Somalia's current drought is threatening half of the country's population, or about 6 million people, according to the United Nations and while aid agencies have scaled up efforts they say more support is urgently needed.

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Somalis displaced by the drought, arrive at makeshift camps in the Tabelaha area on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Displaced Somali women stand in a queue to receive food handouts in a camp, just outside of Mogadishu, in Somalia. ?Somalia's drought is threatening 3 million lives, according to the U.N. In recent months, aid agencies have been scaling up their efforts but they say said more support is urgently needed to prevent the crisis from worsening.

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A Somali policeman walks past as newly displaced Somali children stand outside their makeshift shelter at a camp in Baidoa, Somalia. Somalia's drought is threatening 3 million lives according to the U.N. and in recent months aid agencies have been scaling up their efforts but say more support is urgently needed to prevent the crisis from worsening.

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Somali soldiers stand near the wreckage of a car bomb attack that targeted a checkpoint in Mogadishu, Somalia. The car bomb exploded at a military checkpoint near Somalia's presidential palace in the capital, after soldiers tried to stop the car and the bomber tried to speed through the checkpoint, killing a number of people, police said.

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Acutely malnourished child Sacdiyo Mohamed, 9 months old, is treated at the Banadir Hospital after her mother Halima Hassan Mohamed fled the drought in southern Somalia and traveled by car to the capital Mogadishu, in Somalia. Somalia's government has declared the drought a national disaster, and the United Nations estimates that 5 million people in this Horn of Africa nation need aid, amid warnings of a full-blown famine.

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A wounded man reaches out to rescuers after a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Rescuers carry away a man who was wounded in a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia. A suicide car bomber detonated near the Weheliye hotel in the capital, killing a number of people on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, police said.

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Goats rush to drink from a metal container, after water was brought in by tanker to pastoralists in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla, in Somalia. Somalia's government has declared the drought a national disaster, and the United Nations estimates that 5 million people in this Horn of Africa nation need aid, amid warnings of a full-blown famine.

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