Hunger epidemic worsens for Somali children
Over 400,000 people arrived at refugee camps, driven from Mogadishu by fighting and escalating violence. Drought, poor harvests and a civil war that began in 1991 have ravaged the country.
Posted: October 23, 2008 14:58
In the Newsroom
Remembering Somalia before the pirate attacks
Producer Bryan Myers tells a story from his coverage of the 1990s civil war in Somalia.
Posted: October 22, 2008 13:58
Blogwatch / Video
Somalia struggles with famine, fear and flight
Dr. Maximo Migliori of Doctors Without Borders describes the scene at the village of Ahwar in southern Yemen, where refugees wash up on shore -- dead and alive.
Posted: October 22, 2008 13:38
Week in review: World markets, North Korea and piracy
Carla Robbins of The New York Times and Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine discuss the week's major events.
Posted: October 3, 2008 17:29
Perspectives / Audio
Journalists not to blame for Somali pirate glory
Rob Crilly of The Christian Science Monitor speaks from Nairobi about international efforts to combat Somali pirates and writes about journalistic responsibilities in covering the story as a Worldfocus contributing blogger.
Posted: October 1, 2008 15:00
Blogwatch / Audio
Modern-day pirate attacks threaten the high seas
Modern-day pirate attacks are increasing around the around the world. Rob Crilly discusses the pirate situation in Somalia.
Posted: September 30, 2008 18:54
Violence surges in Somalia
After several days of intense fighting between Islamist insurgents and African Union peacekeepers, about a dozen civilians have died and thousands of Somalis have fled Mogadishu.
Posted: September 25, 2008 16:29
Somali pirates sink maritime industry
Sea piracy has doubled in the last six years, costing the maritime industry more than $16 billion each year.
Posted: September 22, 2008 15:21
Ethiopian troops retreat from Somalia
A Worldfocus contributing blogger reports on Ethiopia's withdrawal from Somalia.
Posted: September 11, 2008 09:42