Somalia

Conflict

The story of two brothers, one green card and Trump's ban

For the past three years, our reporter in London, Leo Hornak, has kept in close touch with two brothers from Somalia, both refugees. They fled the violence of the extremist group al-Shabab. But their fates have diverged. One got lucky, receiving a US green card. He's now living in Maine. The other is still waiting to get refugee status in the US. But with Trump's immigrant and refugee ban, it's not looking good.

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Global Politics

The piracy problem

The pirates of Somalia are carrying out more and more high-seas hijackings of ships heading for the Gulf of Aden. That's despite an armada of warships. Marco Werman talks with Jeffrey Gettleman of the New York Times about the piracy problem.

Global Politics

Doctors without Borders in Somalia

News of piracy often overshadows another story of Somalia: the suffering of ordinary Somalis. MSF nurse Javier Roldan started photographing the Somalis who came to the hospital in Jamaame. The result is a rare glimpse into the life of ordinary Somalis.