At least four militants were killed, following an attempted raid, including detonating a car bomb and attempting to shoot their way into a Somali government site.
At least eight police officers were killed by Islamist militants in an attack on a police station in Somalia, near the capital.
Somali security forces have reportedly foiled a planned Islamist suicide attack on a town in central Somalia, killing three gunmen and the driver of an explosive-packed car.
At least three soldiers have been killed in a roadside blast in Somalia, detonated by suspected al-Shabaab militants.
An attack by Somali Islamists on a military base in neighbouring Kenya has killed two Kenyan soldiers, and at least 11 militants.
At least 20 Kenyan police officers were killed in a suspected al-Shabaab attack in a village in the country’s eastern county of Garissa.
Fighting between al-Shabaab militants and government forces have killed at least 24 people in southern Somalia, while three Transport Ministry workers were killed in a rebel attack in the capital.
Militants from the Somali terrorist group al-Shabaab have attacked a village in neighbouring Kenya, north of the town of Garissa where its militants killed 148 people last month.
Italian coastguard officials have reportedly rescued 3,600 migrants within two days, despite conditions on the Mediterranean Sea seen as perfect for crossing.
Somali al-Shabaab militants have been driven out of strongholds, into northern and southern pockets of the country, the UN envoy to Somalia said.