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Somali militants post tape of 'US suicide bomber'

A Somali militant group has posted a tape they claim was made by an American citizen who blew himself up during a suicide attack on an African Union base.Full story

U.S. blacklists two from Pakistan-based militant group

The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday it was blacklisting two officials of the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba, one of the largest Islamic militant groups in South Asia. Full story

Causes of famine go beyond drought

  In Somalia, a crisis made by nature is worsened by the Islamist militant group al-Shabab, which controls many of the hardest hit areas. NBC’s Rohit Kachroo reports.

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